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Green house wins fourth Pearly Gate Academy’s inter-house Sports competition

Femi Atolagbe

In a bid to groom future leaders, Pearly Gate Academy, Ore, Ondo state has held its 4th Inter-house sports competition.

The sporting event kick started with a march-past, where each house marched round the field displaying their colourful house banners, parade. and this was followed by other sport activities which included 50m,75m,sack race the 100m race,200m, relay race, invitation relay and the parents’ race.

The students and parents showed great sportsmanship and cheered each other throughout the event

The school proprietor Pastor B.B Aremo while speaking at the event said that Sports keep people fit, entertain, and enhance interpersonal relationship, adding that bodily exercise cannot be undermined or overlooked also every event competed for has its own significance  in the development and global socialization

The proprietor equally expressed gratitude to the organizing committee, his wife lady pastor P.K Aremo and house patrons for contributing immensely to the success of the inter-house sports competition.

The Deputy director coaching Ondo state Sports council Mr Babatunde Ayodele in an interview with newsmen commended the sports committee for a top-notch organization.

His words:”With the performances l have seen here today showed that the Students have been well-trained, Kudos to the house masters/mistresses and the committee”.

” l will enjoin the parents not to discourage their children from pursuing a career in sports, it could be way to project them to the stardom”.

At the end of the game, the green house emerged overall winner with 289 points accumulated from both track and field events

Purple house emerged overall second with 272 points, while the blue house emerged 3rd with 220points. Orange house came fourth with 208points.

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Certificates and trophies were presented to the deserving houses and students.

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