The CBC Debate team were this weekend crowned as the champions of ATS High Schools Senior Debate Tournament which saw 20 teams taking part. The teams debated interesting motions such as, ‘We support the fees must fall movement,’ and ‘This house regrets Valentine’s Day’ among others.
CBC Sharks, coached by Old Boy, Matt Accorsi, put on a sterling performance in a highly contested weekend of waterpolo that, in the end, saw the St John’s Rams lift the Arthur Gower Trophy. Six schools, being CBC, Falcon, St John’s, St George’s, Peterhouse and Hellenic took part in this round robin tournament held at the City Pool, in Bulawayo. This competition served as a test run for the up and coming CANA Zone IV Waterpolo Championships which will be held at the same venue in 2 weeks time. Spectators were treated to some first class displays of waterpolo by the country’s top school boy teams whose spirit and determination meant every game was a real challenge.
While the Arthur Gower Trophy waterpolo games were being played at the Bulawayo pool, another big event was taking place at the swimming pool – the Matland Champs Swimming Gala.
CBC swimmers taking part at this gala were:
This morning (3 February 2017) the school was honoured to be addressed by Old Boy, Anastasi Karasava. Anastasi attended CBC from 2002- 2007 and was Head boy as well as rugby captain in his final year. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Cape Town and has since lived in the UK, South Africa, China, Hong Kong and Greece.
The 2017 Academic Excellence Assembly was held recently in the D. I. Thomson Quad. This was to honour and celebrate boys who excelled in the 2016 Cambridge IGCSE and AS Level examinations. Ministry of Education officials, heads from neighbouring schools and parents of the award recipients joined the college for this momentous occasion.
A total of 12 cricket teams,Whitestone, Centenary, Carmel, REPS, Midlands Christian School, Petra, Kyle, St Thomas, Masiyephambili as well as Victoria Falls and Musikili who came all the way from Zambia, converged at CBC to battle it out in the u14 T20 cricket festival this past weekend.
CBC Waterpolo team, the Sharks gave a world class performance at the Zwart trophy tournament held at St John’s College in Harare this weekend.
The following CBC boys were selected to represent Zimbabwe at the CANA Zone 4 Championships to be held from the 16th to the 18th of February 2017 right here in Bulawayo.
CBC 1st team put up a solid performance against Roosters, a Bulawayo club side. The boys won the second match after having initially lost the 1st one.
CBC’s 1st team Waterpolo kick started their 2017 season campaign with a bang winning 5-3 against Falcon in a tough match at the Falcon pool. The team, led by captain Dylan Ferguson and head boy Jordan Edwards played with a lot of strength and zeal to win against their perennial rivals Falcon.
The National Swimming Gala was held in Harare from 4 to 8 January 2017. CBC boys joined boys from other schools and clubs to make a strong team for Matabeleland. Swimmers from the college who were chosen to represent Matabeleland were:
Today, the new form one class of 2017 made their first High School appearance at CBC. The school is glad to welcome these young boys.
CBC’s Brendon Cyprianos, who is both the Zimbabwe and CBC Swimming captain, on the 20th of December, received a hero’s welcome at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport as he arrived from the AUSC Region 5 Youth Games recently held in Angola.
CBC’s Robert Zeelie, who was injured in a car accident about two years ago, seems to have discovered one of his multiple talents, which is motivational speaking.
Zeelie was invited to be the guest of honour at the kit presentation ceremony attended by parents and supporters of the Zim U15 waterpolo team. CBC’s U15 captain- Denilson Cyprianos and Jamie Mitchell are part of the Zim team.
The team coached by Mr. Matthew Accorsi, will travel to Durban for a waterpolo tournament during the holidays.