Sports at Kits

Welcome to Blue Demon Athletics! #hailkitsilano

Congratulations to our Sr. Girls Soccer team on their semifinal win over Lord Byng 2-0! They now will be in the zone final on Thursday at 3:45pm against McMath. Let’s GO!! #kitssoccer

Congratulations to our Sr. Girls Soccer team on winning the city championship title last week over @swcathletics 2-1! They now move on to the zone semifinals.

Our Golf team had some beautiful shots on the links. Lots of fun was had, and they finished 4th in the city! @thelukadolman had a team best round of 74! Forrest, Oliver, and Jacob all had strong finishes. Luke Taylor and Jasmine Leung had a great seasons too. Next year we’ll be top 3 for sure!

Our Track and Field team represented Kits in a big way yesterday at UBC for the city championships! Thomas Van Alstine jumped 1.72 m to take the Sr. Boys high jump banner for the 3rd straight year! Hella-Marie Dolman finished 2nd in shot put and javelin! Arien Boey won the Gr. 8 boys 100 m. Maya Baechler placed first in the 800m for Gr. 8. Stephanie Sinclair won Gr 8 400m, Ben Ross took gold in the Sr. Boys 400 m. Gemedi Curylo captured first in 400m Gr. 9. Luke Mantle took gold for the 110m Sr. hurdles. Miles Mantle won the 100m hurdles for Gr. 9. And to top it off, Maya Baechler, Stephanie Sinclair, and Ingrid Li finished 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, respectively in both the 1500m and the 3000m races for Gr. 8!!! So many positives and Outstanding results! Thanks to coach Vera, Ms. Wittrin, and Heather for their countless hours of work putting this all together.

Our Junior Boys Rugby team fought their hardest but were defeated by Tupper in the city final. Outstanding performances from everyone. Hold your heads up high gentlemen! So many positives! The new squad members have been outstanding! So many players have been surpassing expectations. Thanks to coach Bryn @brynmortucker for a great season overall. #kitsrugby  #kitsjrrugby

Congratulations to Everest Jaggs for signing with University of Guelph’s basketball team! Our school community wishes you well in Ontario – UGuelph is lucky to have you! #kitsbasketball

Congratulations to our co-ed Sr. Indoor soccer team for winning the Paul Sanghera Memorial Soccer tournament put on by the Vancouver Police Department today!! Final score 3-1 over Eric Hamber. Can’t wait to hang that banner! #kitssoccer

Our Juvenile Girls soccer teams goes 2 and 0 with a big dub over Gladstone 5 – 0! Outstanding performances from the whole squad. Goal scorers Emilie, Brynn, and Kristina. Amelia with a shutout in goal for the first time! #kitssoccer

Congratulations to our Nats Pizza’s co-athletes of the month @thelukadolman and @lizekun_11 These boys were clutch for our Sr. Boys basketball team all year, but especially during the Lower Mainland championships that we won! Well deserved gentlemen.

1st game 1st win at Claremont Scrumfest in Victoria. Outstanding performances from the entire squad. Hardest working player was @beckett_elliott final score was 30-0! Back to back games tomorrow starting at 10am vs North Delta.

Blue Demon Sports History

Over 95 city championship banners, won since 1993, are on display in the gym.  Many Kitsilano students move into their post-secondary studies with the help of an athletic scholarships, and the school boasts several famous sports alumnae including 3-time Gold medallist, Olympic rower Kathleen Heddle, and pro-rugby player Justin Mensah-Coker. “There are so many special historical moments in terms of winning trophies and championships, and the individuals, the novice players who practice throughout the year and show participation, excellence, energy and enthusiasm.”
With the construction of new facilities, the tradition will continue to grow.
“We’re trying to leave a legacy that we have built over the last 30 years,” says Coutts.  For the school website athletics page, click here.