The Metro High School Athletic Association

Date: Monday October 18, 2010.

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Halifax West High School


Kevin Epp      

Dartmouth High

Christine Christensen


Peter Halley


Roy Snook


Marie-Christine Brideau

Ecole du Sommet

Donna Duggan 


Dave Hubley 




Dave Algee

JL Ilsley



Craig Campbell




Tim McGarrigle


Annette Sherlock


Steve Harris




Jean-Francois Valade


Trevor Doyle


Tamara Muise

Eastern Shore




Sends regrets:      

                Peter Moores, Sue Beazley, Colin Bush, Craig Janc, Adam White, Steve Wilcox                       



The meeting opened at   7:17 p.m. and was chaired by Donna Duggan.




Receipts were handed out to schools for their MHSAA.

Marie-Christine Brideau from Ecole du Sommet was introduced



3.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Sept.4th, 2010.


Moved:  Trevor Doyle            

Seconded: Roy Snook



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




Shares          $ 360.37

      Plan 24       $ 20.23

      Checking     $  25764.28 (soccer has 15,565)

      Equity         $   10.00





·        Boys MHSAA Hockey coordinator Frank Hubley spoke about an incident at the hockey jamboree hosted by Lockview High School.  In his opinion hockey is not a sport in which a NSSAF Jamboree is required in the future.


·        If teams agree to play games in a specified time limit there should be no protests if both teams agree to play.


·        The motion to increase the suspension to the hitting from behind rule was not passed at the NSSAF fall workshop and more discussion on this rule will follow in the future with possible changes to the motion that was not adopted.


·        Metro Executive met prior to the basketball meeting to make a decision on motion 1 for this upcoming year.  Metro Executive rejected the motion for this year.  This decision had to be made so the coordinators could move a head with schedules.





Two motions were voted on:


1.     Teams may play up a division for the metro league season and declare the lower division in playoffs.


Votes For-5          Votes Against-5   Abstained-2

Motion not passed


2.     For all metro leagues, schools can only have one team per league, per gender; unless an other league option is not available for a second team.


Votes For-8          Votes Against-2   Abstained-3

Motion passed





     Trevor Doyle gave a verbal report.


Capital will be receiving the Dorthy G. Walker award this year please put some thought into a deserving female recipient.


Please keep note of fair play in competitions to nominate some schools for that award.


Baseball provincials were hosted in Capital by Cole Harbor District High and  Amherst finished first and Cole Harbor Second.


The motion for proportion of athletes representing their region at the track and field provincials was passed at the fall workshop.


Please ensure coordinators in metro understand the regional championship must be separate and the coordinators are responsible to organize this.  Please contact Trevor Doyle for clarification. 





a/c. Boy’s/Girls A Soccer  : Halifax West: Roy Snook

 Roy Snook gave a verbal report. 

There were some minor schedule problems info was and will be sent out to schools via e-mail. 

4 teams in each the girls and boys will go on to the playoffs.   Playoff information will be sent out via email.  Also clarification on suspensions running into play offs will be sent out to schools via e-mail.


b. Boys B Soccer: Armbrae: Susan Beazley

Please have all the game scores forwarded to Sue to update the stats.


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

Please have all the game scores forwarded to Sue to update the stats.  

e. Boy’s Volleyball: Citadel: Trevor Doyle

Trevor Doyle gave a verbal report.

The top 8 teams in metro make the playoffs.  Winning school reports scores.


f. Girl’s Volleyball: CPA Dave Hubley:

Dave Hubley gave a verbal report on Girls Volleyball.  The stats are updated weekly on the Metro web site.


g. Girl’s B Volleyball: Annette Sherlock SHHS

Annette gave a verbal report.

Top four teams are advancing to playoffs


h. Cross Country Metro: Dartmouth Kevin Epp/Shane MacLeod

Kevin gave a verbal report.  Information was sent out to schools via-email.  The make up date for the Regionals will be Tuesday Oct. 19.


i. Golf: Grammar: Tim McGarrigle HGS

Tim gave a verbal report.  Results were sent out via e-mail.


j. Boy’s Baseball: Sackville: Dave Hubley

Dave Hubley gave a verbal report.


k. Boy’s Basketball (A): Prince Andrew: Christine Christensen

Christine gave a verbal report.  The schedule will consist of two divisions 6 in the A and 7 in the B.  There will be no crossovers. 

There are no division 1 qualifiers this year seeding will take place at seeding meetings. 


l. Boy’s Basketball (B): Shambhala Craig Yanc

More information to come via e-mail


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

Kevin Epp gave a verbal report.  The schedule was sent out to athletic directors and coaches.


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

Annette Sherlock gave a verbal report there will be a coaches meeting Oct. 28 6pm at Sacred Heart School.


o. Boy’s Hockey: Halifax West: Donna Duggan/Frank Hubley

Frank Hubley gave a verbal report.  Information will be sent out via e-mail.  (Please see correspondence)


p. Girl’s Hockey: JLI: Dave Algee

Dave gave a verbal report.  When teams reschedule games the two coaches must agree on a time and then inform the coordinator of the changes.


q. Wrestling- Lockview: Steve Wilcox

More information to come via e-mail.


 r. Cheerleading- PA Christine Christensen

      PA will coordinate Metro Cheerleading








Meeting Adjourned at 8:48pm

Moved: Roy Snook

Seconded:  Trevor Doyle



Next meeting will be Mon. Nov.22.

Location:  Halifax West 7:30 pm



If you have something you wish to add to the agenda, please contact Donna Duggan (457-8900/5601264) or Craig Campbell (464-5220/7601020) one week prior to the next meeting.


Respectfully submitted,

Craig Campbell