Jr. ‘A’ Lacrosse picking up steam

The Toronto Beaches Junior ‘A’ Lacrosse team is slowly working its way up through the standings, after a trio of much-needed wins over the past two weeks. On May 27, the team travelled down the road to Mississauga, for a definitive 16-8 win over the Tomahawks. Beaches’ Jackson Hulbert picked up four goals and three […]

Jr ‘A’ Lacrosse earns point with tie against Brampton

The Toronto Beaches Junior ‘A’ Lacrosse club is off to a rocky start to the 2012 season, but are starting to find their feet after notching their first point in the standings with a painfully close tie against the Brampton Excelsiors last Tuesday. The team came off two losses on the road, in Whitby and […]

Beaches Jr ‘A’ Lacrosse kicks off season

The Toronto Beaches Junior A Lacrosse team drew the biggest crowd in years to the team’s home opener on May 13 at Ted Reeve Community Arena. About 300 fans crowded the arena to see the newly rebuilt team take on the St. Catharines Athletics. The arena and the team were looking fresh, with new banners […]

Beach synchro swimmer succeeds with Variety Village team

A group of 11- and 12-year-old swimmers from the East End will be competing at the 2012 ESPOIR, Canadian National Synchonized Swimming Championships, May 24 to 27 at the Etobicoke Olympium. But for the first time, organizers will allow girls in this particular age group to compete in a 12U (12 and under) age category. […]

Reminiscing on marathon of a lifetime

All runners have a marathon destination we want to run. I have run a 56km ultra marathon in Laugavegurin, Iceland, and the 56km Two Oceans ultra marathon in South Africa, and marathons in New York, Chicago, Boston and London, England, as well as Big Sur in California. Recently I was invited by the Israeli Tourism Ministry […]

Sports

Beaches Junior A Lacrosse ready for action While the Toronto Maple Leafs work on their golf game, a group of dedicated, hard-working athletes on another Toronto sports team is preparing to turn their own luck around on the concrete at Ted Reeve Community Arena. The Toronto Beaches Junior A Lacrosse team has had a change […]

Hockey fun for a worthy cause

Former Toronto Maple Leafs goalkeeper Mark Laforest, left, finds himself ‘slightly’ out of position as he goes across ice for a shot on goal. Right, Marlon Castro gets a pie in the face from Dan Aisthorpe. Hockey fans were treated to a fun match between the NHL Alumni team and TTC workers on Mar. 24 […]

Underdog curlers qualify for provincials

We have all heard the old saying ‘practice makes perfect’. But for the Malvern girls curling team determination and improvisation were likely the factors that led them to a spot in the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) championships from March 21-24 in Niagara. There were no practices. They could not afford them. Add […]