1901 Organized Sports

  • Givens P.S. Football Team, Champions Senior Commercial League 1910-11

    Team Champions

    Organized by James L. Hughes, the Toronto Public School Athletic Association was formed in 1901 while the Secondary School Athletic Association formed in 1907. These associations regulated after school sports and depended on volunteers and equipment supplied by the Board. While some individual teachers, particularly at the high school level, organized practices and inter-school competitions as early as 1877, there was no formal sports program in the school curriculum.

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    Black and white photograph

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    Black and white team photograph with thirteen players and three coaches in rows behind two trophies