Author: Stephen Sweet

Georgian’s Gray named All-Canadian

Liam Gray’s outstanding play has continued to get him the recognition he deserves. The Georgian Grizzlies stalwart volleyball player was officially named a Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) All-Canadian during the awards presentation in Victoria, B.C. Gray, the regular Grizzlies setter, was the only Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) player to average more than 10 assists per set, at 10.05, and he also led Georgian in service aces. The third-year player, is the only men’s volleyball player in team history to have been named a CCAA All-Canadian. Ten student-athletes (two per conference) are named CCAA All-Canadians and Gray earned the...

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At last: a hockey title for the Wildcat girls

Every season, the Eastview Wildcats come to dominate the competition. But despite the girls hockey team’s skill level, they haven’t been able to win the last game of the season and come out on top as champions. This year, there was a determination to change that and Eastview’s fantastic Simcoe County season was capped with a Georgian Bay Secondary School Association (GBSSA) triple-A championship. The Wildcats defeated St. Theresa’s Thunder 3-1 to reign atop girls hockey in the region. “This current group of Grade 12s have been very close on three previous occasions only to come up short, but...

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Eastview shows up in big moments

One victory. That’s all the Eastview Wildcats needed in March to take the Georgian Bay Secondary School Association (GBSSA) triple-A championship. It was also all the senior boys hockey managed to win in seven regular-season contests. Despite posting a 1-4-2 record in league action, the Wildcats ran the table in the playoffs and edged the St. Peter’s Panthers 2-1 in a shootout to win the GBSSA title. “This is a team made of heart,” said Eastview coach Ted Wilson. “The boys have battled all year long and been the underdogs for the most part. They’re strong-willed, they’re tenacious and...

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Wildcats once again top Georgian Bay volleyball

As perennial volleyball contenders, the Eastview Wildcats senior girls team can typically run the table in local Simcoe County Athletic Association (SCAA) play. But, this year, it was a tougher road to the provincial championship. The Wildcats finished the regular season in a three-way tie with the Nantyr Shores Tritons and Orillia Nighthawks. And only one of those teams was going to get the chance to take on Catholic school champions, St. Theresa’s Thunder, for that shot at provincial glory. “I think we really had to stay focused, especially during practice,” said Eastview’s Jaymie Stephenson. “We worked hard in...

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Jags reach quarter-final at OFSAA

As winners of the Georgian Bay Secondary School Association senior girls double-A volleyball title, the St. Joseph’s Jaguars qualified for the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) tournament, held the first full week of March at Mississauga. Ranked second in their group and seventh overall, the local squad had their hands full with a couple of tough opponents. After dropping the opening set in their first match against Sacred Heart, St. Joseph’s battled back to win the second before edging the York Region champs 15-13 in the final frame for their first win of the tournament. The Jaguars...

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