Athletic News

The Lower School cross country team gathered at Sky Prairie Park on Five Mile for a meet with other private and religious schools from Spokane on Friday, Sept. 13.  See photo galleries of the Pre-Race Gathering, the 2nd Grade Girls' Race, the 2nd Grade Boys' Race, the 3rd-4th Grade Girls' Race, the 3rd-4th Grade Boys' Race, the 5th Grade Girls' Race, the 5th Grade Boys' Race, and the Awards Ceremony at the end of the meet on a warm September afternoon.


The Fall 2019 athletic season kicks off this week with home volleyball and boys soccer matches.  The volleyball games begin Tuesday, Sept. 10 with the JV team playing Mary Walker HS at 5pm in the Errol Schmidt Athletic Center (ESAC), followed by the varsity team at 6:30pm.  The "C" team plays Newport HS at home on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 4pm, with the JV team taking on Newport at 5pm and the varsity playing at 6:30pm, all in ESAC.

The boys soccer team hosts Lake City HS on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 4:30pm.  And the Lower School cross country team will be running at nearby Sky Prairie Park on Five Mile Prairie beginning at 4pm on Friday, Sept. 13.  See the Dragon Athletics website for more details, and be sure to come out and cheer on your Dragons!

If your student-athlete is in need of a physical, Apex Physical Therapy and Champion Sports Medicine has graciously offered to provide them at no charge the evening of Monday, August 19.  The times available are:
5:00pm – K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 9th grades;
5:30pm – 4th, 5th, 6th and 10th grades;
6:00pm – 7th and 11th grades;
6:30pm – 8th and 12th grades.

Apex Physical Therapy is located at 1111 E Westview Ct #A, Spokane, WA 99218.  Please print, fill out, and sign the WIAA Physical Form and bring with you and your student to Apex. 

If you are unsure if your student-athlete is due for a physical, please email  All completed physical forms are to be turned in to Ryan Peplinski prior to the first day of practice.  Please do not turn them in to coaches.

A week-long skills camp was great preparation for students planning to compete at Spokane's Hoopfest weekend at the end of June!  See a Photo Gallery of them shooting hoops in the Schmidt Center Gym.

Inspired by the USA Women's World Cup victory, and Saint George's own girls soccer state champions, the summer Soccer Camp for boys and girls in grades 6-12 was a popular activity.  See a Photo Gallery of them running around the field in mid-July.

To finish their study of rivers, the 6th graders created cardboard boats that they got to race in the Little Spokane River on June 4, 2019.  See photo galleries of Each Team's Boat and of the Cardboard Boat Races, as well as a Video of the Races.  Some lasted multiple races; some didn't last as long as they hoped!

The last morning of Lower School on Wednesday, June 5 featured the traditional Red & White Day games for everyone to enjoy!  See a Photo Gallery of the students competing in races, tug of war, egg tosses, tennis court hockey, and just generally getting wet on a warm day.

The 8th graders finished off their year with a game of Slip n Slide Kickball on Graduation Lawn on Tuesday, June 4.  See a Photo Gallery of the wet and wild fun!

The Saint George's Alumni Association cordially invites you to tee-off with us for the Third Annual Saint George's Golf Classic on Friday, June 28.  The start is at 1pm at the Kalispel Golf and Country Club.  It's a Two-Person Scramble format, so bring a partner!  The cost is $150 per person, which includes 18 holes of golf, driving range access, drink tickets and post-round cocktail hour.   Space is limited, so Sign Up Online today or contact

Brothers Michael and Patrick McCarthy both competed at the 2B State Golf Tournament in Tumwater on May 21-22.  They played well enough to bring home the 4th place trophy for the SGS boys golf team!  Michael finished 9th overall, shooting 82/78 and Patrick finished 18th, shooting 87/86.  "It is the first team trophy on the boys side since a 4th place in 2015," says coach Brad Kirsch.  "The boys made a couple of clutch putts at the end of their rounds to keep us in it." 

Congratulations as well to Liv Senske, who also competed at State.  "Liv had the second best round she has ever shot in a tournament, but missed the cut by 4 shots.  She played great!"  See a Photo Gallery of the golfers in action and holding their hardware.

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