Entrusted with the responsibility of inculcating the “Fitness lifestyle” among the students, as well as in the community, the Physical Education Department in the college was formed in 1984. Since the day of its inception, incessant efforts are being made to see that students are being made aware of the overall development of their lifestyle, personality and health, and social responsibility. Our college has adequate facilities for sports and games. The college has the best university women’s team for Kho-Kho, Powerlifting, Yoga and Tug of War. Apart from these, our college has won medals in Fencing, Judo, Athletics & Armwrestling. The college has successfully churned out International, National, Inter-University, State, and University level medal winners in various sports disciplines.
Our facility boasts a diverse range of sports amenities, including kho kho and kabbadi fields that resonate with the spirit of traditional Indian sports. Additionally, we offer a fencing piste for honing precision and agility, a dedicated court for tug of war enthusiasts, and a specially designed arm wrestling table for those seeking strength challenges. For team sports enthusiasts, we provide well-maintained handball and badminton courts. Chess and carroms enthusiasts can indulge in strategic battles, while those inclined towards athletics can utilize our mini track and field area. To cater to versatile interests, a multi-purpose court accommodates various sports activities. With these facilities, we ensure a vibrant sports environment encouraging skill development, teamwork, and healthy competition among our students and sports enthusiasts.
Our institution takes pride in offering a cutting-edge Fitness Center and Yoga Center equipped with the latest tools and manned by certified trainers. The objective is to cultivate a fitness-oriented culture among both our students and the wider community. In these state-of-the-art facilities, individuals can engage in tailored fitness routines under the guidance of expert trainers, promoting overall well-being and a healthy lifestyle. The focus on physical and mental health underscores our commitment to fostering a holistic approach to education, ensuring that students and community members have access to top-notch facilities to enhance their fitness levels and overall quality of life.
Weight training center established on 2017.
List of equipment:-
Yoga and Mindfulness
From August 10th to 12th, 2022, the Department of Physical Education at Morning Star Home Science College in Angamaly organized a skill enhancement program on Yoga and Mindfulness Training for college students. Led by Ms. Anjaly Jose, an experienced NSQF Level 4 Yoga Instructor and All Inter-University Yoga Player, the program encompassed both theoretical and practical sessions held at the Yoga Hall in the Nazareth Block. With a focus on fundamental asanas (yoga poses) and pranayama (breathing exercises), the training aimed to equip students with essential yoga skills and foster a sense of mindfulness. A total of 50 students actively participated in this three-day program, benefiting from the invaluable knowledge and practical experience gained, which would aid in improving their physical and mental well-being.
First Aid Procedure & Emergency Care Management Training Program:
Topics Covered in the Training Program:
The sessions conducted during the training program were highly beneficial for all the students. They covered various aspects of first aid management and provided clarity on different topics. The students had the opportunity to ask questions and clarify their doubts, enhancing their knowledge and skills in emergency care management.
Say No! to Drugs
On February 17th, 2023, a friendly Tug of War competition was organized at Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly, in association with the Department of Physical Education and Madhyamam newspaper. The event aimed to promote the slogan “SAY NO TO DRUGS, YES TO HEALTH” and raise awareness against drug abuse. The competition was inaugurated by MLA Mr. Anwar Sadath, and the Principal of the College, Tug of War Association office bearers, and media representatives spoke against drugs. In this friendly match, Morning Star College emerged victorious by defeating Sree Sankara College, Kalady, securing the first position. The campaign emphasized the importance of sports as a healthy addiction to foster a strong mind and body, promoting sports training and competitions as an alternative to drug abuse.
On July 9th, 2022, the Department of Physical Education at Morning Star Home Science College organized the Ernakulam District Senior Men, Women & Mixed Tug of War Championship 2022-23 at the college ground. The tournament was inaugurated by Anwar Sadath MLA. Approximately 12 teams from various colleges, schools, and clubs participated in the tournament.
Tug of War University Competition- Mahatma Gandhi University Men & Women Tug of War competition was held at Morning Star College on December 16 & 17, 2022. About 380 athletes from various colleges under the University participated in the two-day competition. In the women’s category Morning Star College came first, Pavanatma College, Murickassery came second, Newman College Thodupuzha came third and Sree Sankara Vidyapeetom college, Valayanchirangara came fourth. In the men’s category, Pavanatma College, Murickassery came first, Newman College Thodupuzha came second, Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha came third and St. Dominic’s College Kanjirappally came fourth
Inter-department Cricket Competition was held.
Inter-department Yoga Competitions were conducted by the department.
Yoga Day 2022
International Yoga Day 2022 was commemorated by students practicing the asanas on the multi-purpose court.
The multipurpose court was constructed for students to practice netball, kho-kho and badminton . Inauguration ceremony was done by MLA Anwar Sadath . Our open gym was constructed with the aim of improving the general health of students and the public . The formal inauguration was done by Mr. Kunjumon , Nedumbassery panchayath president .
National Level 2022
All India Inter-University 2022
State Level 2022
University Level 2022
District Level 2022
Morning Star Home Science College secured first position in District Kho-Kho and Tug of War (Junior & Senior) championships .
Dist. Tug of War
Morning Star Home Science College, Angamaly Champions Trophy in Ernakulam District Senior Tug of War Championship held on 09-07-2022.
Medal winners are:-
Thasleena T. K – B. Sc Zoology
Devik Dinesh – M. Sc Zoology
Devika M. R, Monika Suresh, Aleena Joshy, Aryanadha, Parvathy Nadhana, Arathy Babu – B A Economics
R. Vijila – B. Sc Chemistry.
Runner Up- All Kerala Senior Tug of war championship held at Palakkad – 17/07/2022.
Medal winners are Thasleena T. K (Captain ), Devika M. R, Aryanadha T, Parvathy Nadhana, Devika Dinesh, Aleena Joshy, Karthika Gopakumar, R Vijila, Arathy Babu (Morning Star College), Coach – Aleena Jose (Morning Star).
All Kerala State Junior Equipped Powerlifting Championship was held at Thiruvananthapuram from 29 to 30 May 2022. 9 players from the institute participated in the event and the following secured medals in varied categories.
Vidhya Viswambaran P ( 52 kg ) Bronze medal
Anupama P P ( 43 kg) Bronze medal
Anju Martin ( 76 kg ) Silver medal
Devika Dinesh ( 84kg ) Silver medal.
Ms.Aleena Jose secured Gold Medal in the All India Senior National Beach Tug of War championship held at Shiroda, Maharashtra from 28-05-2022 to 30-05-2022.
M.G Runner up 2021- 22
M.G. Champs 2021-22
M.G UNIVERSITY LEVEL CHAMPIONS 2022
State level 2021-22
ALL INDIA INTER-UNIVERSITY LEVEL
SOUTH ZONE NATIONAL LEVEL
Powerlifting – 2022
Sandra Santhosh, Rehana A R and Vidhya Viswambaran P – Participated National Junior Classic Powerlifting Championship held at Alappuzha From 09/04/2022 To 13/04/2022
Thasleena T K – Secured Bronze Medal in Senior Mixed Tug of War Championship held at Rajasthan
Amrutha Davis: Gold Medal, 57 Category, 3rd B A Economics
Amalu James : Gold Medal, 63 Category , 2nd B Sc FCS.
Babitha m Babu : Silver Medal, 76 Category ,2nd year MSc Home Science
Devika Dinesh : Silver Medal, 84 Category, 1st M.Sc Zoology
Athulya mol PL: Silver Medal, 69 Category , 2nd B Sc FCS.
Aarsha Johnson: Bronze Medal, 53 Category, 2nd B.Sc FCS.
Sandra Santhosh : Bronze Medal, 47 Category, 2nd B .Com
Amrutha Davis: Gold Medal , 57 category, 3rd B A Economics
Sreekutty KR : Gold Medal, 47 Category, 2nd B .Voc
Amalu James : Gold Medal,63 Category, 2nd BSc FCS
Devika Dinesh: Gold Medal , 84 Category, 3rd B.Sc Zoology
Athulya mol PL : Silver Medal, 69 Category, 2nd B.Sc FCS
Aarsha Johnson: Silver Medal, 53 Category 2nd B.Sc FCS
Babitha M Babu : Silver Medal,76 Category 2nd year M.Sc. Home Science
Gini PJ : Silver Medal, 63 Category, 2nd B.Voc
Swetha Sankaran : Silver Medal, 57 category ,3rd B .com
Sandra santhosh : Gold Medal , 47 category(2nd B.Com)
Sreya P S : Gold Medal, 52 Category (1st B .Com)
Anju Martin : Gold Medal ,69 category(1st B A Economics)
Vidhya Viswambaran P : Silver Medal, 57 Category(1st B .Com)
Aleena Joshy: Bornze Medal, 63 category (1st B A Economics)
Kho Kho Champs 2022
Revathykrishna secured best Defender and Adithya S secures best Chaser award
The ‘Come let’s play’ initiative, inaugurated in 2017, focuses primarily on engaging students from the nearby community in sports and games. The scheme’s core objective is to offer opportunities for local youth and sports enthusiasts to receive training under the guidance of experienced coaches from Morning Star College. This initiative not only serves as a platform for nurturing talented athletes but also acts as a talent pool from which outstanding individuals can be selected to join the Morning Star Home Science College team. Morning Star provides the necessary facilities, including courts and mats, while participants are expected to bring their sports attire and equipment. Training sessions are conducted in the morning, evening, and include special coaching on Saturdays, fostering a culture of sportsmanship and skill development in the local community.
Head of the Department