Big gains for two Neil McNeil wrestlers

Two Grade 11 students from Neil McNeil High School managed to wrestle their way to the win at the Cadet/Juvenile Canadian Championships in Windsor, Ontario on April 7. Adam Scott and Kyle Jordan competed at the championships two weekends ago and both took home wins in their categories. Scott competed in the 69 kg category while […]

Survivor swim-a-thon a success

On March 26, Beachers Judi Bonner and Alice Goulet participated in a five-hour swim-a-thon to raise money for their breast cancer survivor’s dragon boat team, The Pink Crusaders. The pair, who are both breast cancer survivors themselves, managed to swim 250 laps in four hours and 40 minutes and have raised a total of $1600 […]

Gallery: Spring Sprint draws big crowds and fast times

The Beaches Spring Sprint saw nearly 550 participants Saturday, April 1 for its 30th annual race. While it is billed as a fun race, and there were certainly plenty of smiles and relaxed entrants, some still turned out to compete. And compete they did, with a close 15 minute 5 km finish for the first […]

Malvern hockey claims bronze at OFSAA

The Malvern Black Knights AAA hockey team skated their way to the top end of the provincial pack on March 24, winning the bronze medal at OFSAA. Although the competition was fierce, the 11th-seeded Black Knights upended the competition. First, the team tied the second seed team in pool play and then followed it up […]

Small East Toronto swim team wins big award

Crescent Town Community Centre’s Crest Swimming team took home Swim Ontario’s Small Team Award at the 2017 Spring Long Course Provincials in Brantford over the March 2-5 weekend. This was the first time Crest had won the award, which is given to the small team with the most points from individual or relay events. The […]

Gendron goes global with slopestyle

Beacher and Malvern Collegiate Institute student Sommer Gendron will soon be headed to the Czech Republic to represent Canada in the World Juniors. “[It’s] such an honour to represent Canada,” she said. “I’m really proud. I’m really excited for it.” She’s been competing for some time – she recently returned from three national competitions in […]

Vote for the Syl Apps Ontario Athlete of the Year award

The Ontario Sports Hall of Fame has officially opened their polls to the public in order to determine who should win the title of 2017 Ontario Athlete of the Year. The Syl Apps Athlete of the Year award began in 1998 and was named in honour of former Toronto Maple Leaf’s captain and Olympic and […]

Ted Reeve Thunder are champs again

In a feat that seemed near impossible, the Ted Reeve Thunder Minor Bantam AA’s have taken home their second Silver Stick championship win in a row. The 2015/2016 returning champions knew the odds were against them said coach Michael Saini. “It’s difficult to win it back to back, but we thought we’d at least give […]