Cardinal Athletics Update (Homecoming Week) #BackTheBird

This week is Homecoming Week!  We are looking forward to hosting Hammond in Football this Friday Night October 7th at St. Sebastian Stadium.  Tailgate starts at 6pm and kickoff is at 730pm.  Tickets are available online already please use the link below. 
Winter sports are just around the corner so please stay tuned for tryout information and make sure you have your forms and online paperwork filled out so you will be sure not to miss tryouts (link is below). 
Last few weeks in Athletics: 
Cheerleading competition schedule is quickly approaching as they travel to The King's Academy Saturday October 8th for their first competition of the year! 
Girls Cross Country finished 2nd at the Pelion Invitational this past week where Caroline Timmons won the event and shattered the school record she had just set with a new record time of 18:47!  This weekend they will be at the Coaches Classic in Newberry! 
Western Equestrian had a great first show a few weeks ago has they competed in the Hammond Fall Show in Camden and placed 3rd with some really competitive individual rides!  Looking forward to this season as we have a full team led by Senior Ava Jackson! 
Sporting Clays will be starting up soon so please if you are interested be sure to reach out to Coach Prince! 
Swimming has added a meet and will host against Ben Lippen and Hammond this Thursday October 6th at Columbia College before they head to the State Meet next Saturday October 15th! 
Volleyball has been on a roll this past several weeks with the Middle School Upper and Lower Divisions heading into the last week of their season both teams looks to finish the week strong before the end of the year tournament next Monday and Tuesday at Wilson Hall.  Upper Division Team is 9-2-3 and Lower Division Team is 6-2.  JV went 2-0 in region play last week and looks to finish their region season this week as they sit 5-1 in the region with two matches left to play.  Varsity Volleyball currently 36-6-2 and 6-0 in the region after last week has their final two region matches this week and also travels to face top ranked Dorman on Wednesday Night.  Next weekend October 15th we will host the CN Invitational as some of the top talent around the state will play in our Varsity Volleyball Tournament here at CN. 
Best of luck this week to our Women's Golf team as they are in Orangeburg October 3rd and 4th for their State Tournament.  Senior Payton Burch has had an outstanding season and looking forward to seeing her compete with some of the best in the State this week! 
Varsity Girls Tennis defeated Hammond 7-2 last Thursday Night to claim second place in the region and takes on Augusta Christian Monday October 3rd at home in their last match of the regular season! 
Middle School Football is back in action this week Thursday October 6th at Orangeburg Prep for a 6pm kickoff. 
Varsity Football picked up a road win last Wednesday Night at John Paul 2 69-40 and will host Hammond this Friday Night October 7th for Homecoming at 730pm! 
Be sure to get out and #BackTheBird down the stretch of the fall athletic season!