Adolf Chief Guest at Joes meet
The Annual Inter House Sports Meet of St. Joseph’s College Colombo
will be held on 15th (Friday) February at College main grounds
commencing at 8.30 a.m. The Chief Guest will be Mr. Adolf Silva, former
Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; who captained Joes
Athletic Team in 1961. SP
Maya - champion house of Mahamaya
Maya House became champions for the fourth successive year at the
inter-house sports meet of Mahamaya Girls College, Kandy, held at the
Bogambara Stadium in Kandy before a large crowd on Monday.
The inter house competition turned out to be a closely contested
affair with the race for the championship fluctuating all the way. Maya
House who finished on top aggregated 271 points and Yasodara House was 8
points behind with 263 points. In third place was Prajapathi House with
236 points and Sangamittha House with 228 points.
D. M. I. B. Dissanayake, Secretary to the Chief Minister of the
Central Province and Secretary to the Ministry of Education was the
chief guest and he distributed the awards along with the Principal of
the school Mrs. Indira Withanachchi and the Director of Physical
Education (CP) Mr. Gamini Obeysekera. The Girls Invitation relay was won
by Pushpadana Girls College with Hillwood College and Girls High School
in second and third places respectively. The Boys Invitation relay went
to Vidyartha College with St. Sylvester’s College in second place and
Dharmaraja College was in third place. Shamalika Anandagoda of Maya
House was adjudged the Best Athlete of the meet.
The other individual best performances were: Champion Athletes -
Under 13: Ayeshika Jayawardene (Yasodara) and Harindi Chandrapala
(Maya), under 17: Kalani Welihena (Yasodhara), under 15: Akshala
Maralanda (Maya), under 19: Tilini Wettage (Sangamittha), under 21:
Ishani Jayatillake (Yasodara).
Best athlete track events: Shamalka Anandagoda (Maya), Best Athlete
Field Events: Nishadi Ekanayake (Maya).