Beach track club recruits new parasports athletes

When Justine Wilmot decided to take her first spin in a racing wheelchair at the Whitby Abilities Centre, she couldn’t have asked for more elite company. Sporting a red London 2012 Paralympics jacket and a haircut that looks just as fast as he does, Justine’s first guide around the oval was Josh Cassidy, winner of […]

Launch day a true community effort

On launch day at the Ashbridges Bay Yacht Club, club member Graeme Jannaway was lining up to grab a rope and help pull a yacht weighing thousands of pounds across a pair of greased wood planks. “This is the way the ancient Egyptians used to do it,” he said cheerfully. “Except we’re not slaves, and […]

Jr. A to build local lacrosse talent

As the Toronto Beaches gear up for game one of the 2013 lacrosse season, coach Bruce Codd says he’s excited by how hard his team is working on and off the floor. After a mini-tournament and a solid month of training, Codd says this year’s Beaches squad is shaping up to be a fast, athletic […]

Jammer Classic honours local lacrosse lover

Five years ago, the Jammer Classic started as a small, two-day tournament for midget field lacrosse. Today, says Mark Kuhlmann, the Jammer has become the spring kick-off for Ontario’s minor field season, now joined by varsity teams from as far as Detroit. Then and now, everyone who runs the pitches at the Cherry Beach tournament […]

Junior rugby squad off to Bermuda

The Balmy Beach Rugby Club is set to go on tour with a junior team made up of Grade 9 and 10 students (under 16). The team, comprised of local talent including Malvern students, will be be travelling to sunny Bermuda over the Easter weekend to play local teams. “We have a very solid group […]

Beaches Junior A Lacrosse makes changes for next season

The Junior A Lacrosse season will soon be upon us once again, and the Toronto Beaches are wasting no time in preparing for it. Management has been slightly shuffled and new players already drafted, setting the tone for the spring. Ryan Cousins, who last year held the position of Assistant General Manager is now the […]

Balmy Beach Club’s Winter Classic

The Balmy Beach Club hosted its first Winter Classic on Jan. 18 at the Kew Gardens skating rink. The event, which was followed with by a dinner at the club, served as a fundraiser to the Ted Reeve Minor Hockey program. View Photo Gallery below.   [flagallery gid=7 name=”Balmy Beach Winter Classic”]

Monarch Park opens new stadium

Some projects have a large impact on an organization. Others have an impact on a community. The new stadium built at Monarch Park Collegiate will have an impact on both. With an official-sized turf soccer field and the largest indoor track in Toronto, the new facility will be of benefit to students as well as […]

Malvern boys win first doubles title in 25 years

Malvern Collegiate Institute’s boys’ doubles tennis squad defeated Woburn on Oct. 22 for the City Championship banner. It’s been 25 years since Malvern has won this title. From left: Adrian Hutcheson, Andrew Bourne-Kaponeridis, Austin Schmied, Matt Miller, Abe Rogers, Josh Riendeau, Max Georgeff, Nico Curtis and Bowen Pausey.

Neil McNeil runners see great results

The cross-country teams at Neil McNeil have been raising the bar lately with some impressive achievements. Coach Steve Masterson, who has been at the school for 17 years, praised the hard work of his runners for their recent results including their fifth consecutive TDCAA championship. Other achievements this year included a third place finish at […]