Girls Basketball Team are Champions!
5-18-22: The Girls Basketball Team defeated the Astumbo Dragons to win the Guam Department of Education's Interscholastic Sports Association's Girls Middle School Basketball championship.
“It’s been an honor to coach these girls," said Coach and PE Teacher Merwin Martin in the article from Pacific Daily News. "A lot of them were still new to the game, especially with two years of not having a season, but the girls were committed. They were determined to win a championship, I’m so proud of them.”
Watch Our Girls Basketball Team Play
Girls Basketball "A" Team
Coached by PE teacher Mr. Merwin Martin, the A & B Lady Wildcats Basketball teams will be playing against seven other middle school teams in the Guam Interscholastic Sports Association's Middle School Basketball League. The Co-Captains are Cadence Guzman (front left) and Jaelyn Han (front right). Click on the button below to see their game schedule.
Boys Basketball Teams Finish 3rd Overall
WILDCATS boys basketball team recently took 3rd place in that "A" team and "B" team divisions in the Interscholastic Sports Association Middle School Basketball league. LPUMS Alumni Westbrook Concepcion coached the "B" team and Lynx Social Studies teacher Mr. Rowel Carreon coached the "A" team. A team finished with a near-perfect record of 7-1, while the B team finished with a 5-2.
Coach Carreon commented, "For a pandemic season and coming off a 2 year hiatus, both teams came out as part of the top teams, which says a lot about the players and the school." Congratulations, wildcats!!
Lady Wildcats Finish Season in 2nd Place
The Lady Wildcats Volleyball team won their last game against Inarajan Middle School to finish their season with a 12-4 record, which placed them just one game from the champions. The team placed second in the Interscholastic Sports Association's Middle School Volleyball league, behind Guam Adventist Academy. Guided by Head Coach Rodney Pama and Assistant Coach Richard Santos, the team co-captains were Savannah Dela Rosa and Cadence Guzman. Great job, Lady Wildcats!
Above: The Lady Wildcats play against Agueda Johnston Middle School Dragons in the AJMS gym.
Below: The team huddles while their families look on.
Wildcats Place 2nd in Rugby
Wildcat rugby teams (boys and girls) placed in the Interscholastic Sports Association's Middle School Rugby League. Lead by Head Coach Ratu Uluiviti and Assistant Coach Shanei Avilla, the boys team was able to prevail over most of the middle school teams by placing 2nd overall by the end of the season. The girls team placed 4th overall. Below are some of the players in the rugby teams. Congratulations, wildcats!
SPARK Arrives through New Equipment and Teacher Training
SPARK Trained: (From left) Mr. Mangune, Ms. Pieper, and Mr. Martin from the LPUMS Physical Education Department received online training in preparation for new equipment that will enhance the school's PE program.
12-10-21: Three Luis P. Untalan Middle School physical education teachers received training in the SPARK middle school curriculum from Nov. 29, 30 and Dec. 1. Mr. Emmanuel Mangune, Ms. Jasmine Pieper, and Mr. Merwin Martin were trained in 16 modules totaling three hours of synchorous Zoom sessions. SPARK, according to their website, is a company dedicated to creating, implementing, and evaluating research-based programs that promote life-long wellness.
The training is part of a federal grant by the University of Guam that will bring a plethora of new equipment worth about $10,000 to the school. "We will also be able to teach new health-enhancing activities to our students to encourage life-long, healthy activity that has yet to be done at our school," said Mr. Mangune, the head of the LPUMS PE department.
NEW PE EQUIPMENT: Some of the SPARK equipment were recently delivered to the school by the University of Guam.
Wildcat Cross Country Team Sprint to the Finish
11-10-21: Congratulations to the Luis P. Untalan Middle School Boys and Girls Cross Country Team for placing 3rd at the All-Island Meet at the John F. Kennedy High School track. Lead by Coach Vince Borja and Assistant Coach Naomi Uncangco, four of the wildcats placed in the Top 20 overall. For the Girls: Eighth grader Gwenizah Barcinas finished 2nd place overall with a time of 10:31, Seventh grader Alir'ha Munoz finished 10th place with a time of 11:37, and Eighth grader Jaelyn Han finished 11th place with a time of 11:41. For the Boys: Sixth grader Rey Duran finished 17th with a time of 10:38. Congratulations, Cross Country wildcats!
Students: Sign up for 2nd Block Sports
11-9-21: Students who are interested in joining 2nd block sports can now sign up online! Athletes must have an updated physical to participate (Physicals can last 1 year). These Wildcat teams are looking for more players:
Practice dates will be announced at a later date.
Boys Volleyball are Champs for 4th Straight
11-16-21: Congratulations to the Luis P. Untalan Middle School Boys Volleyball team! They captured the Guam Interscholastic Sports Association's Boys Volleyball Championship for the 4th year in a row! The A-Team, lead by Head Coach Precious Pecson and Assistant Coach Khloe Owen, are co-champs with Benavente Middle School. They finished the season with a 13-1 record.