ST. JOSEPH'S BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL, Bangalore
SPORTS NEWS

Under 11 Footballers Bring Home Trophy!


DPS Interschool Football Tournament
Another feather was added to the cap of St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School U 11 Football team as they emerged champions at the DPS Inter-school tournament on 6th July 2019 , gaining victory over DPS North with a score of 3:1 in a nail-biting match that saw our young champs give their best on the field. The team’s training and their own determination was evident as they held the ground to finish a roaring 3 goals.


SJBHS U 17 Team Lifts ‘Pre Subroto Cup’!


Council Sports
It was a proud moment for St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School’s U 17 football team lifted the ‘Pre Subroto Cup’. Held by the CISCE (Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations), the Sports and Games 2019 Regional Football Tournament, Karnataka was hosted by Ryan International School, Yelahanka.
In the final, our U 17 Football team beat Vidya Niketan with an impressive 7:0 to lift the cup. The tournament, also dubbed as the ‘Pre Subroto Cup’ was held at the Dravid Padukone Academy and FSV Arena from 1st July to 4th July 2019. A total of 44 teams were vying for the championship with 36 teams in the U 17 category and 8 teams in the U 19 category.
The school football team is now qualified to the next round which will be held in Calcutta, India for the Sub-Subroto Cup between 24th to 26th July, 2019.


Aquatics Champions


Inter School Swimming
The SJBHS Senior Swimming team participated in the 4 X 50 mt Baldwin Boys’ School inter-school relay and were placed 2nd. The team: Akash Mani, Shreyas Manjunath, Kalp S Bohra and Calvin Antony Joseph.

KSCA Annual Awards Ceremony 2018 - 2019.


Under 16 Cricket Champions
The year 2018-19 saw an extremely successful and fruitful season for the U-16 Senior cricket team of SJBHS. Participation in many prestigious tournaments across various formats culminating in many wins.

The team won the prestigious KSCA U-16 tournament Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru after defeating Holy Saints School in the finals. A splendid innings of 175 by Md. Arsalaan and the 4 wickets bagged by Priyal Singh clinched the victory for SJBHS. The team also lifted the Runners-Up trophy in the Cottonian Shield and delivered an outstanding performance in the Ace Cup Tournament.

The school is particularly proud of the team with eight of its members representing the school at the U 16 KSCA Zonals, with Priyal Singh also being a part of the Karnataka State U 16 team. The school’s glory was boosted further with three junior members from the U 14 team – Shivam MB, Dhruv Prabhakar and Aditya Rao bagging a place in the Karnataka State U 14 cricket team.

SJBHS fosters one of the best and most talented young cricket teams in the state. Our Principal, Vice Principal and Staff play a key role. Special mention must be made of Mr. Shivaprakash, a constant source of motivation for the team and Mr. Mahaboob, the school cricket coach who spends countless hours at practice sessions driving the team to excel at the game, along with our Sports Secretary Mr. Santosh Adam and sports coaches, Mr. Vincent, and Mr. Chinnappa. They are joined by our critical support staff – Mr. Antony, Mr. Stephen and Mr. Manohar who lend valuable support.


SJBHS Win Eric Vaz Memorial Trophy and Centenary Shield Cup in Hockey!


The Centenary Shield Cup is a Hockey tournament that aims to promote hockey among students at the High School level and is one of the most prestigious hockey tournaments in the city. The final match of the Centenary Shield Cup saw St Joseph's face-off against Baldwins. The final score was a thrilling 3:2, in our favour.

The Fr Eric Vaz Memorial Hockey Tournament was held between 29th June and 6th July, 2018. Since its inception in 1973, this tournament has been widely regarded as one of Bangalore’s most prestigious inter-school tournaments in the under-14 category.

This year, the SJBHS junior hockey team took on seven teams from other schools around the city and emerged triumphant.
In the finals, our team faced their arch rivals from Vidyashilp Academy. Although the match finished in a 1:1 draw, our team proved their mettle in a nerve-wracking penalty shootout. Danush Shane from SJBHS was crowned Player of the Tournament.


Our Football Champions to Represent Karnataka


Our Football champions, Neil Joseph, Keane Paul Sandhu & Karl Jude Sandhu have been selected to represent Karnataka in the U-14.
The Gothia Cup International Youth Soccer Tournament Under-11, Sweden, saw a total of 101 teams from 26 different countries participate. We were placed Runners Up in our pool. Hearty Congratulations to the following team members and their coach Mr. Anthony. Sujith Nagaraj 5D, Bhavish Karthik Munichoodappa 6D, Aden Mario Benedict 6E, Liyan Thanveer 6B & Pranav Bhooshith Ajay Kumar 5B.

In the Chinmay Cup (Football Tournament), the Under-14 Josephite boys beat the Sarla Birla School to a 8-3 defeat in the finals of the Chinmay Cup. Best Player: Dhanush Shane 7B, Best Defender :Robin Anto Lourd 8D.

The Sub Junior (Under 10 emerged winners in the St. John’s Inter School Basketball Tournament, beating Mallya Aditi 22:1.
The team: Harshith Raju, Ronson Serrao, Nakul Pampangowda, Jacob Thomas Maliekel, Thomas S, Hayth Nagori, Zacharias Mathew Z, Mathew C. Niavally, Henry Chiu Yee Min and Anthony Yakob Martin


U-12 Josephite Ranked 96 in Indian Tennis


In Tennis, our Kevin Titus 8B has won many medals and is currently ranked 96 in India in the U-12 Boys’ Singles and will move to 84 after these points get added. Boys Under -12 All India Ranking Tournament, July played at Tennis Temple Rajajinagar, Boys’ Under-12 Singles Winner, 1st AITA Ranking Tournament Played at Rohan Bopanna Tennis Academy, Yelahanka, Boys’ Under-12 Singles Winner, AITA Ranking Tournament Played at Pro-Team Tennis Academy, Boys’ Under-12 Singles Winner.


Golfers Bring Home Medals


The following boys were scouted to play I-League Season 2018-2019: Neil Joseph, Keane Paul Sandhu, Karl Jude Sandhu & Venkatesh P.
Nakul Pampangowda 3A was adjudged the 2nd Runner-up in the ‘E’ category of the IGU-WGC South Zone Junior Golf Championship 2018, held at JWGC Mysuru on the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of June , 2018.
Arjun S. Kumar, UKG E, secured the first place in the Under-6 Category for the 300 and 600 metres open District Skating Championship held on the 28th and 29th of July, 2018.


Boys Bring Home Plenty of Swimming Medals!


DPS- North held a swimming competition Sigma Impressions. We won 13 Gold, 4 Silver and 6 Bronze medals.

  1. Daniel Paul J. 3C 25m Breast Stroke – Gold, 4x25m Free Style relay – Gold, 25m Free Style- Bronze & 25m Butterfly - Bronze

  2. Yuvan Adithya S. 3E, 25m Free Style – Gold & 4x25m Free Style relay – Gold

  3. Adrian Neil Serrao 3C: 4x25m Free Style – Gold, 25m Back Stroke – Silver & 25m Breast Stroke - Bronze

  4. Shawn Dominic Noronha 3E: 4x25m Free Style relay – Gold

  5. M. Dheeraj Std 5 D: 4x50m Free Style relay – Gold, 50m Free Style – Silver & 50m Back Stroke – Bronze

  6. Ryan Noble T Std 5D: 4x50m Free Style relay – Gold

  7. Ryan George Joseph 5E: 4x50m Free Style relay – Gold

  8. Sri Ram T.S. 6A: 50m Breast Stroke – Bronze

  9. Rylan Shawn Noronha 6A : 4x50m Free Style relay – Gold

  10. Calvin Anthony Joseph 7E: 4x50m Free Style relay – Gold & 50m Breast Stroke – Silver

  11. K. Nikhil James 9E: 4x50m Free Style relay – Gold

  12. Jrenoth Misquith 10D: 4x50m Free Style relay – Gold & 50m Butterfly – Bronze

  13. Gaurav Kumar 10E: 4x50 Free Style relay - Silver


ISC Girls Basketball Team Come Out on Top


The ISC Girls Basketball team participated in the intercollegiate relay conducted by St. Joseph’s Composite PU College, and were placed First. The team: Miriam David, Vira, Simone Roy Thomas & Nischitha K.R.


Inter School Badminton


The Council’s National Sports and Games interschool Badminton Tournament Shubhank Shah 10A and Rishab Justin 6C were placed Second in the junior boys (Under-17) doubles category. Interschool Swimming Competition: Kalp S Bohra (Under 17); Gold in 50m Butterfly, Silver in 50m Breast Stroke and Silver in 100m Breast Stroke; Yohaan (Under-19): Silver In 100m Breast Stroke and Bronze In 50m Breast Stroke.


Interschool Relay


SJBHS ISC and ICSE relay teams participated in the Interschool Relay conducted by FAPS and were placed third.

ISC team:
Prateek Reddy
Naman Bafna
Amruth Bala
Prajwal Sancheti

ICSE team:
Carlin Joseph
Joyson C J
Samarth Dinesh
Keane Paul Sandhu


SJBHS ICSE relay teams participated in the Inter Jesuit Interschool Relay conducted by SJIHS and placed third. The team: Sam Varghese, Aayush Birju, Jonathan Francis, Adrian D’Silva & Karthik M.D. At the Combined Annual Training Camp (CATC) Hoskote, our National Cadet Corps (NCC) boys were awarded medals and certificates:
Best Cadet Awards: Simeon P, Lohith Prasad, Roshan Herbert & R. Sriram. Certificates: Cyril Wilson, Meet Kumar, Arjun P. Menon, Abhinav S, Tejeswar Rao, Akshaya Kannan & Immanuel Shennal.


Annual Athletic Meet 2018


Sports Day is an important calendar event for every Josephite and is a celebration of true camaraderie, companionship and teamwork. St. Joseph's Boys' High School has produced an array of extraordinary sportsmen. SJBHS takes great pride in the likes of Walter D'souza, Patrick Jansen and Rehan Poncha, among others. As a result, our school celebrates the annual Sports Day with enormous pomp and show.

The Annual Senior School Sports Meet was held on the 31st of August 2018. Months of hard work and vigorous training paid off and it culminated in stunning drill displays, which included the traditional club swinging display by the graduating class.

A contingent from the Old Boys Association (Batch of 1993) marched with the students in the grand opening ceremony. The Chief Guest, Mr. Nandan Kamath, an Old Boy, reminisced on his school days and discussed the vital role of team spirit and sportsmanship in the growth of an individual. Students participated in a number of athletic events and emerged victorious after months of dedication and perseverance.

In the afternoon, the Chief Guest for the closing ceremony, Dr Albert Shaw, shared the dias with the Provincial of the Karnataka Jesuit Province, Rev Dr Stanislaus D’Souza SJ for a moving and colourful end to a historic day.

Junior Sports Day was a day of colour and excitement. It was held on 30th August, 2018, and the Chief Guest for this occasion was Mr. Anup Sridhar, a Badminton Player, Olympian and Old Boy. The day began with the march past by the children from grade 4 and below. Various sporting activities were held for the little ones, who played to win. They also performed truly remarkable drill displays. For our youngest boys, the experience was truly enriching.


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