St. Peter’s House Retains St. Gregory’s College Sports Title

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As St Gregory’s College marked her 76th Annual Inter-house sports sponsored by Chikki Instant Noodles, St Peter House defended the title won last year by clinching first position. The event took place at the college’s athletics ground last Friday in Lagos.
Chairman of the day, Mr Francis Bolaji Medessou, who is an old boy of the college declared the event open.
He said this year’s event was in honour of the 1967-1971 set who also marked their 50th Anniversary by donating three new trophies to the school and a cash donation of N20,000 to the winning house.
In his speech, he stated that it was a thing of joy to participate in competitions and competitors should be prepared to accept defeat as result can go both ways.
The event commenced with a military parade under the command of Men of the Nigerian Army instead of the regular march past.

At the end of the competition, St Peter House spotting colour red came out tops with 17gold, 11 Silver and 11bronze medals to beat St Francis, (Blue house) which had 11 gold, 13Silver and Eight bronze medals to second place.

St Augustine’s House, (Colour Green) came third with 10 gold, 11 silver and 16  bronze medals ahead of fourth place. St Benedict’s (colour purple) with Eight Gold, 11 Silver and 11 bronze medals. Arogundade David of St Peter House was decorated as the overall best senior athlete of the sports meet while Onu Chukwuemeka also of St Peter’S House was adjudged the best athlete Intermediate category and Mecha Chukwuemeka of St Francis House was voted best athlete, Junior category.