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 […]

Beachers voice their support for Bob Acton Park

Bob Acton Park is one step closer to becoming a reality following a unanimous vote of support by the Toronto East York Community Council yesterday. A request was put forward last year to name the park on William Hancox Avenue in the Upper Beach Bob Acton Park, in memory of the man who contributed much […]

Upper Beacher breaks records

Riverdale Grade 9 student Graysen Bernard succeeded in breaking not one, but two Canadian age group records over the holidays at the Ontario Junior International meet in Toronto. Bernard, who lives in the Upper Beach and swims with the Toronto Swim Club and the Ontario Swim Academy, was able to beat the 100 metre back […]

Charity hockey game a hit

On December 21, Neil McNeil C.H.S. took on Malvern C.I. at Ted Reeve Arena in their third annual charity hockey game. The two teams battled it out on the ice, showing their speed and agility as they sailed past the cheering crowds. Ultimately, Malvern C.I. came out on top with a final score of 5-3, […]

Money end to 2016 for Penny

2016 was a big year for Beach athlete, Penny Oleksiak. The 16-year-old took home four medals at the Rio Olympics in Brazil this summer, securing her place as Canada’s youngest Olympic champion to win a gold medal and it didn’t stop there. In December, Oleksiak won the Lou Marsh trophy for Canada’s athlete of the […]

BBRC honours players

The annual Balmy Beach Rugby banquet took place on November 18 with over 80 players and guests in attendance including club president, Jake Lipsett and alumni director, Gerry Allen. The event celebrated the involvement and achievements of alumni and current players, some of whom were inducted into the Rugby Ontario Hall of Fame. Speaking about […]