Archive for February, 2011

February 25th, 2011 - 4:47 pm § in Netball, Sport

Netball: Sussex Downs (Eastbourne) v BHASVIC 30-28

The girls took on the toughest challenge of the league and managed to gain a commendable win against BHASVIC 2nd team. SDC took the lead in the first quarter but lost this in both the 2nd and 3rd therefore entering the fourth and final quarter down by two goals. The team demonstrated how keen they [[...]

February 25th, 2011 - 4:44 pm § in Basketball, Sport

Basketball: Sussex Downs (Eastbourne) v Collyers College 51-40

College League – Under 19 Match 16 February 2011 Won 51 – 40 The first half was a one sided affair, with the College making some good moves to score and finishing the half 26-7. In the second half Collyers rallied, finding three players taller than our tallest player, however the College hel[...]

February 16th, 2011 - 12:27 pm § in Netball, Sport

Netball: Sussex Downs v Collyers 22-14

After a long break from fixtures and with a skeleton crew, a 22-14 win against Collyers came as a nice surprise! The team worked hard in each quarter maintaining comfortable goal difference throughout the game. The game saw some excellent shooting from Holly and Steph and inspiring defending from Ma[...]

February 16th, 2011 - 12:17 pm § in Football, Sport

Football: Sussex Downs (1st) Team v Worthing 0-7

A good warm up and preparation was quickly undone as Sussex conceded within 30 seconds but a clever through ball undid them again and the Worthing striker’s miss hit shot spun into the top corner. The remainder of the half saw Sussex create a few chances but with no luck. At half time they had [..[...]

February 16th, 2011 - 12:02 pm § in Rugby, Sport

Rugby: Sussex Downs College (Eastbourne) v Collyers (2nd) 48-19

Sussex Downs Eastbourne started at a pace but it was a bit of a wake up call then when the Collyers’ scrum half ran through some loose tackling from a scrum to open the scoring after 7 minutes. However, before too long Harry Wills returned the complement from a maul and although Collyers’ defenc[...]

February 16th, 2011 - 11:42 am § in Football, Sport

Football:  Sussex Downs (1st Team) v Ravenswood 0-4

A depleted Sussex Downs College side played Ravenswood with the bare 11 men. Sussex started well and saw Craig Perry crash a fierce 25 yard strike against the post. Ravenswood took a lead as Sussex failed to deal with a simple through ball, and the striker finished it off. The Ravenswood side hit th[...]

February 16th, 2011 - 11:28 am § in Netball, Sport

Netball: Sussex Downs (Eastbourne) v Sussex Downs (Lewes 2nd) 35-27

The girls took an impressive 12-4 lead in the first quarter against local rivals Lewes and succeeded in maintaining a comfortable goal difference throughout a well contested game. Player of the match goes to Jade Wanmer for her adaptability. The squad remained undefeated with only five games left un[...]

February 16th, 2011 - 11:22 am § in Basketball, Sport

Basketball: U19′s Sussex Downs (Eastbourne) v BHASVIC 35 – 74

Whilst overall a disappointing performance against a decent team there were some positive aspects of the College’s play. 3 low scoring quarters were followed by a late rally in the last quarter where the team scored 17 points.   Coach Peter O’Neill is now looking for the team to achieve the n[...]