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Sports Report - June '20

by Sonya Tamos

During Remote Learning, a daily Sports Quiz was held on the Daily News, with a variety of questions over seven weeks. The following students competed regularly, with the leader board finally finishing like this.

1st - Amarli Kift-Rochow on 181

2nd - Laura Dangaard on 176

3rd - Amelia Dangaard on 148

4th - Lucy Lamond on 69

5th - Harvey Wheeler on 59

Congratulations to Amarli, who won a $50 gift card for coming 1st. There were also prizes to Laura and Amelia for coming 2nd and 3rd.

Some of the things we found out while doing the trivia:

  • The current teams involved in the SunCorp Netball Competition are Thunderbirds, Magpies, Giants, Vixens, Swifts, Firebirds, Lightening and Fever
  • Australia has reached the Soccer World Cup Finals five times, in Germany 1974 and 2006, South Africa in 2010, Brazil in 2014 and Russia in 2018.
  • The sports a Jedi plays are Board-skiing, Football. Glimmik, Grav-ball, Greenputt, Gulliball, Hi-lo ball and Hover-skiing
  • Each House at Lilydale Heights College has won the Athletics Carnival the following amount of times: Olinda – 2, Castella – 3, Melba – 4 and Yarra – 6
  • The longest camel race in Australia is the Boulia's Camel Cup, run over 1500 metres * The five new Olympic sports to be competed in during the next Olympic games are karate, sport climbing, surfing and skateboarding, as well as the return of baseball and softball
  • The Sydney-born legend of swimming who took up swimming to help overcome asthma and who was the first swimmer to win the same event at three successive Olympics was Dawn Fraser (in the 100 metres freestyle – 1956, 1960, 1964)


During the recent Covid lock down, Franc D’Couto entered the South American Kata Competition. He was required to video himself doing his half as Tore, as if he was competing with his partner Uke, and upload it.

Franc won 1st place in his grad level as a Brown Belt. Well done!

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