Heads up and quick reflexes are good requirements for success in dodgeball. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Dodgeball back in vogue

Chemainus Secondary School teachers and students do battle

Everything old is new again.

Hula hoops, yo-yos, all that great stuff of the past eventually comes back in vogue. That includes dodgeball, remember that?

They’re playing dodgeball again, probably because the movie sparked a revival, and the Chemainus Secondary school students took on the teachers in a grudge match last week.

Vice principal Jennie Hittinger was like an all-star out there, firing shots at her intended targets.

Of course, the balls are much softer and fluffier now. In the old days, you got hit and it hurt!

 

Extra effort is exerted by students to try and pelt some teachers in dodgeball. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Vice principal Jennie Hittinger celebrates a big hit. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Students against the teachers creates plenty of tension in a dodgeball grudge match. (Photo by Don Bodger)

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