Cyclist defends world championship

Bruce Bird picked up two gold and a silver medal at the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Gran Fondo World Championships in cycling in Varese, Italy earlier this month, and he had his own Canadian cheering section to boot. A Beach resident, Bruce took up cycling a decade ago and has risen in the rankings ever […]

New visioning process for Ted Reeve

The Ted Reeve Community Arena has anchored the north east corner of Main and Gerrard coming on 65 years. Under its distinctive roof, our cozy community rink has hosted many seasons of hockey, countless lacrosse games, figure skating, pleasure skating, roller derby, wrestling, concerts and a wide array of events. On opening night on October […]

Local gymnast soars to new heights

Hayden Ashley wasn’t a natural when she took up gymnastics around the age of one.  Tumbles weren’t uncommon features of her early routines. “I usually fell on my head,” Ashley said, not sugarcoating anything.  You wouldn’t know it looking at her latest results. Ashley, now 11, placed fourth overall out of 150 in the Ontario Championships, which were held from May 31 to June 3 in London.  […]

Ted Reeve Thunder take 2018 provincial hockey title

The Ted Reeve midget AA Thunder shut out the London Jr. Knights to win the OHFC provincial championship on Sunday, April 15. Ted Reeve’s Wil Robinson scored a power play goal, assisted by Morgan Williams and Danny Ranson. “We killed six minutes of penalties in the first period,” said Thunder head coach Ken Volden. “That […]

Hockey pros to hit Ted Reeve Arena for 3HL finals

An up-and-coming semi-professional Canadian sports league that combines elements of NHL overtime, the PGA tour and the NCAA’s March Madness college basketball touches down at Ted Reeve Arena (175 Main St.) later this month. The 3HL Tour is the brainchild of Bluffs-born Justin Fox, who found inspiration in the three-on-three overtime play that has been […]

Beachers glide to gold at Skate Canada synchro championships

Five Beachers were part of a synchronized skating team that won gold in the intermediate section at the 2018 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships in Oshawa last month. The 19-skater Meraki team, which practises in the midtown Leaside neighbourhood, beat out 12 other teams with a routine based on the 1994 Hollywood hit The Mask […]

Crescent Town Club pool to re-open next month

The Crescent Town Club’s pool is scheduled to re-open next month after multiple delays. For more than a year, the pool, located within the community centre near Victoria Park subway station, has been dry as a result of major structural issues stemming from a lack of waterproofing during its original construction in the ‘70s. The […]