The Metro High School Athletic Association

Date: Tuesday, October 30th, 2007.

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Halifax West High School



Sue McMaster             SJA                                          Bruce Chanter             Lockview

Donna Duggan              HFW                                       Darrell Dempster          NSSAF/CH    

Kevin Epp                    Dartmouth High                        Trevor Doyle                Citadel

Sue Beazley                  Armbrae                                   Sue Beazley                  Sir John A

Ray Robertson             CPA                                        Steve Brine                   Eastern Shore  

Kevin Julien                  JL Ilsley                                    Adam White                 Millwood

Roy Snook                   HFW                                       Tim McGarrigle            Grammar

Sends Regrets:

Colin Bush                    Auburn

Bill Druker                   Sacred Heart 

Mary Coughran            Sackville 

John MacDonald          Prince Andrew


The meeting opened at 7:15 p.m. and was chaired by Trevor Doyle.

2.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES – September 11th, 2007.

     Moved:  Steve Brine  

Seconded:   Bruce Chanter


a.      The treasurer, Donna Duggan, reported the following financial

      Shares         $   360.37

      Plan 24        $    20.17  

      Checking     $10307.10

      Equity          $     10.00

 Receipts were issued for Membership fees. 

 Sackville High still owes fees.




    We are still in need of a coordinator for Girls Fast Pitch.


     Darrell Dempster gave a verbal report.


a. Boy’s Soccer: CPA: Ray Robertson  

     Ray Robertson submitted a written report. 

     Concerns with “cards” given during soccer were discussed.


     In the Metro High School Soccer League, yellow cards from league play will be cleared before playoffs start.  Red cards will be carried through.

Moved:  Trevor Doyle

Seconded: Kevin Julien

b. Girl’s Soccer A: Halifax West: Frank Hubley

     Roy Snook gave a verbal report. 

a.      An incident between Millwood and JL Ilsley had led to a proposal for athletic suspensions being carried over into the next sport. The Discipline Committee will look into this situation and address it with a letter to the schools involved.

b.     Concerns were raised regarding forfeits. A probation letter will be sent to schools involved.

c.     Halifax West covered the referee fees for a cancelled game. It was requested that Metro cover these costs. Metro will cover the costs.

c. Girl’s Soccer B: Armbrae: Sue Beazley

    Sue Beazley gave a verbal report.   

d. Boy’s Volleyball: St. Pat’s: Trevor Doyle

    Trevor Doyle submitted a written report.   

e. Girl’s Volleyball: JL Ilsley: Kevin Julien

    Kevin Julien gave a verbal report and submitted results. 

f. Girls B Volleyball: Sacred Heart: Annette Sherlock

   Annette Sherlock gave a verbal report. 

g. Cross Country Metro: Lockview: Bruce Chanter

Bruce Canter submitted a written final report.

h. Golf: Grammar: Tim McGarrigle/Darrell MacInnis

Tim McGarrigle submitted a written final report. 

i. Boy’s Baseball: Sackville: Mary Coughran

   An e-mail report will be sent to all schools.

j. Boy’s Basketball (A): Prince Andrew: John MacDonald/Brad Martin

    Donna Duggan gave a verbal report. 

    FIBA rules are on the FIBA website.

k. Boy’s Basketball (B):  Millwood: Adam White/Angela Dale

   Adam White gave a verbal report.

   The schedule should be ready by Friday

l. Girl’s Basketball (A): Dartmouth: Kevin Epp

 Kevin Epp gave a verbal report. 

m. Girl’s Basketball (B): Sacred Heart: Annette Sherlock

     Annette Sherlock gave a verbal report. 

n. Boy’s Hockey: Cole Harbour: Darrell Dempster/Reg Bezanson

Darrell Dempster gave a verbal report.    

o. Girl’s Hockey: Auburn: Colin Bush/Paul Bates

Sends regrets.

p. Wrestling: Sir John A: Sue McMaster

Schools that are interested in wrestling this year are to contact the coordinator.

The first meet will be Saturday, December 15th. Details to follow.



a.     Ski Race Rules

A proposal was put submitted regarding carded skiers.

b.     Food and Nutrition Policy for NS Public School related to Athletics

Issues were raised around what schools have doing as fund raiser and if they are following the healthy food and nutrition policies. Does selling hot dogs count?

c.      Weather Cancellations

The rules were clarified for what happens when buses are cancelled and if schools are cancelled.

The Motion Booklet will be sent to all schools.


Meeting Adjourned at 8:45 pm

Moved:   Susan Beazley

Seconded:   Tim McGarrigle


Next meeting will be Monday, December 10th, 2007.          

Location:  Halifax West

Meeting Dates:  Jan 15th, Feb 26th, Mar 25th, Apr 29th and June.

 If you have something you wish to add to the agenda, please contact Donna Duggan (457-8900/5601264) one week prior to the next meeting.

Respectfully submitted,

Donna Duggan