PAST NEWS BRIEFS
Click here for 2005-2006 School Year | Click here for 2003-2004 School Year
June 27th - Convener Bill Gordon of Sudbury Secondary School releases the start list for this year's Lady Coaches' Golf Tournament, hosted at Pine Grove Golf Club.
June 27th - UPDATE! The Lively DSS foursome of Sean Gray, Stephen Beausoleil, John Jefferies and Kyle Gutscher post an awesome score of 59 to win the Bill Roman Memorial this year, in less than ideal conditions.
June 17th - Convener Bob Gawalko releases the start list for the upcoming Bill Roman Memorial Male Coaches' Golf Tournament, slated for next Friday at Forest Ridge. Confederation are the defending champions for this event.
Click here for start list (adobe acrobat format)
June 4th (Thunder Bay) - The Vikings take gold, blanking Stouffville 1-0 in the OFSAA Girls "AA" Soccer semis, then bouncing host and defending champion St Ignatius 3-1 in the Final to take top honours. Naomi Ceppetelli, Erin Beange and Thalia Playford bent the twine in the Final for the Vikings, who emerged from the 2005 championship without a loss and claimed their second gold medal in three years.
June 4th FINAL UPDATE! More great results from OFSAA Track and Field:
*Thomas McCall (Lasalle) - MB High Jump, 6th place - 1.70m
*Tianna Deck (Lockerby) - MG Triple Jump, 6th place - 9.96m
*Paige Leclerc (Lockerby) - JG 300mH, 5th place - 46.67s
*Rebecca Johnston (Lo-Ellen) - JG 200m, GOLD - 25.15s - 2nd NEW OFSAA RECORD!
June 3rd UPDATE! - It turned out to be a big day indeed for Sudbury athletes at OFSAA track and field in Windsor:
*David Thibert (Macdonald Cartier) - SB High Jump, 4th place - 1.95m
*Bonnie Winship (Lockerby) - SG Pole Vault, 8th place - 2.50m
*Paige Leclerc (Lockerby) - JG 80mH, 3rd place - 12.31s
*Natasia San Cartier (Lo-Ellen) - JG 80mH, 6th place - 12.77s
*Rebecca Johnston (Lo-Ellen) - JG 400m, Gold! - 56.32s - NEW OFSAA RECORD
*Lo-Ellen Park - JG 4x100m relay, 4th place - 51.40s
June 3rd UPDATE! - The Lockerby Viking girls hold Sudbury's last hope for an OFSAA soccer medal, with the Vikes blanking host St Frances in Thunder Bay 6-0 in the quarter finals. The Vikes now advance to semi final action tommorrow morning against Stouffville.
In other OFSAA Soccer playoff action, L'Horizon and Confederation boys dropped 3-1 and 4-0 decisions to Guido de Becs and Niagara respectively, ending their medal hopes. And, in boys "AA" action back in Thunder Bay, the Vikings boys dropped a 2-1 heartbreaker in their quarter final against George Harvey of Toronto.
June 3rd - Score updates from OFSAA Soccer:
Boys "A" (Valley East): Confederation - 3, Kapuskasing - 0 (advance to quarters vs ???)
L'Horizon - 2, King's (Oakville) - 0 (advance to quarters vs ???)
Boys "AA" (Thunder Bay): Lockerby - 3, St Thomas Aquinas - 0 (advance to quarters vs George Harvey)
Boys "AAA" (London): St Charles - 2, Kingston CVI - 1 (St Charles eliminated from contention)
Girls "A" (North Bay): Glengarry DHS - 4, Marymount - 0 (Marymount eliminated from contention)
Girls "AA" (Thunder Bay): Lockerby - 3, St Paul - 1 (advance to quarters vs St. Frances)
June 3rd UPDATE #2! The Lo-Ellen Park junior girls 4x100 relay team post a 51.20 time in the prelims, sixth overall and good enough for a birth in the finals 7pm tonight.
June 3rd UPDATE! - Paige Leclerc of Lockerby finishes second in her Junior girls 80m hurdle preliminary heat with a time of 12.63 seconds. The finish vaults Paige into the finals scheduled for 4:30pm later today. Paige finished fourth overall in the preliminaries and .53 seconds behind the first place finisher from Bluevale CI, who set a new record for this event.
June 2nd (Windsor) - Lo-Ellen Park's Rebecca Johnston clocks a 58.40, just over .7 off the record pace, in the Junior Girls 400m at OFSAA Track and Field. The preliminary time is tops amongst the 24 runners, propelling her into Friday afternoon's final. Matt Bouchard of Lasalle, puts 14.77m in the junior boys shot put event to place seventh.
June 2nd - Here's a day one results wrap up from OFSAA Soccer:
Boys "A" (Valley East): Confederation - 1, Michipicoten - 0; Asbury - 2, Confederation - 1; London - 5, L'Horizon - 0; L'Horizon - 3, Brampton - 0
Boys "AA" (Thunder Bay): Lockerby - 1, J.L. Forster - 1; Thousand Islands - 1, Lockerby - 0
Boys "AAA" (London): Iona - 4, St Charles - 2; Laurier - 6, St Charles - 0
Girls "A" (North Bay): St Thomas Aquinas - 1, Marymount - 0; Nouvelle-Alliance - 2, Marymount - 1
Girls "AA" (Thunder Bay): Lockerby - 3, St Thomas Aquinas - 0; Lockerby 2, Ursula Franklin - 1
June 1st - The Lockerby Vikings captured the grand aggregate title yesterday at the NOSSA tennis championship, hosted at the Sudbury Winter Tennis Club.
May 30th - A performance list, featuring all athletes registered in the OFSAA track and field championships June 2-4 in Windsor, has been developed (updated to Sunday evening).
May 29th - The Notre Dame Alouettes managed a convincing win in the girls' slo-pitch championship final at Terry Fox on Saturday, and in so doing, claimed the title for the ninth time in the thirteen years of the slo-pitch format. The Als upended Riviere-des-Français 18-3 in the final, and advanced by defeating the Lively Hawks 6-2 and Lockerby Vikings 9-5. The Muskies advanced on their side by defeating Lasalle 17-2 and Confederation 10-3. The Espanola Spartans upset Lasalle in the consolation final 9-5.
May 28th - Sudbury schools fared extremely well at NOSSA track and field, hosted in the Soo Thursday and Friday. Lo-Ellen Park finished third overall with a total of 230 points.
May 26th - All the marbles ... St Benedict and Lo-Ellen Park tangle on Thursday afternoon for the right to represent SDSSAA at the NOSSA AAA championship on Friday in North Bay. The Bears prevailed by a final score of 3-1.
May 26th - The Marymount Academy Regals defeated the Confederation Chargers 1-0 to claim top honours at the girls division "A" soccer finals hosted yesterday at Lily Creek. In the boys' final, the L'Horizon Aigles capped off a perfect season by defeating the Chargers 2-1. The Aigles and Regals now qualify for NOSSA on Friday, with the girls in North Bay and the boys in Sudbury.
May 26th - In "AA"/"AAA" soccer finals, the St Charles Cardinals scored twice in the first half to defeat the Lockerby Vikings 2-0 in the boys game, while the Lockerby Vikings finished off a perfect season by defeating the Notre Dame Alouettes 2-1 in the girls final. The Cards and Vikings boys and girls all qualify for NOSSA on Friday.
May 26th - UPDATE! To reflect more accurate seeding of entries, the draw for the finals has been adjusted. Click the link below for details.
May 25th - The SDSSAA Girls Slo-Pitch preliminaries were completed yesterday at Terry Fox, setting the stage for the championship final tournament on Saturday, also at Terry Fox. Confederation has advanced to defend their title.
May 24th - NOSSA Soccer championships are finalized for Friday, May 27th. All boys games will be hosted at Lily Creek as follows: North Field - Junior AA (11am), Senior AA (1pm), Junior A (3pm). South Field - Senior AAA (11am), Junior AAA (1pm), Senior A (3pm). In girls' competition, all girls games will be hosted at St Joseph/Scollard Hall as follows: Senior AAA (11am), Senior A (1pm), Senior AA (3pm). Sudbury reps will be determined by virtue of semi final and final games being played today and tommorrow. Visit scorecrazy.com for more details.
FINAL UPDATE! May 19th - The Knights have done it again, reclaiming the overall aggregate track and field title from the Lockerby Vikings with a total of 687 points. The Vikings finished second with 661, Lasalle was third with 580 and Notre Dame fourth with 576. Among "A" schools, Champlain finished first with 286 points, Macdonald Cartier second with 264 points and Marymount Academy was third with 109 points.
UPDATE! May 18th - The Lo-Ellen Park Knights hold the slimmest of leads after day one of competition at SDSSAA track and field. The Knights have hauled in a total of 341.5 points, followed ever so closely by Lockerby with 334.25. Lasalle with 298.25 and Notre Dame with 280 round out the top four schools. Day two resumes tommorrow morning at the Laurentian track.
May 13th - A total of 726 student-athletes from sixteen different schools have signed up for the SDSSAA track and field championships next Wednesday and Thursday at Laurentian University.
Click here for a performance list of events (updated 2pm Friday)
May 11th - The Lo-Ellen Park Knights managed their fourth consecutive track relay championship at Laurentian earlier today, defeating the Lasalle Lancers by the slimmest of margins. Since 1986, only one other school has managed to win the relay event when the Lockerby Vikings won back in 2000. This year, the Knights managed 152 points, just seven ahead of Lasalle. Lockerby and Notre Dame rounded out the top four with 119 and 116 points apiece. Times from the 4x100 races are used to seed entries to the SDSSAA Track and Field Championships, beginning next Wednesday at Laurentian.
May 10th - College Notre Dame hauls in its second consecutive team aerobics gold at OFSAA gymnastics and the medal count didn't end there ...
May 10th - A special link has been added to the scorecrazy.com results website that summarizes all soccer standings.
May 4th - A total of eighteen schools have signed up to participate in this year's SDSSAA Girls Slo-Pitch championship. The preliminaries will be hosted on Tuesday, May 24th, with finals Saturday, May 28th at the Terry Fox Complex. Confederation is the defending champion.
Apr 29th (Sault Ste Marie) - Some thirty Sudbury representatives attended the NOSSA Annual General Meeting in Sault Ste. Marie on Friday, with some encouraging results.
Apr 25th - With the weather turning from awesome to awful in less than 24 hours, all SDSSAA soccer games scheduled for Monday, April 25th and Wednesday, April 27th have been postponed to a later date. Details will be posted on the scorecrazy.com website when finalized.
Apr 18th - UPDATE! Lo-Ellen successfully managed their seventh consecutive overall aggregate badminton title on Saturday, sweeping all three age categories en route to a convincing 44 point margin of victory over runners up, Rivière-des-Français. Qualifiers advance to the NOSSA championships, hosted Apr 22-23 in North Bay.
Apr 15th - The field of 240+ badminton hopefuls will be wittled down for Saturday's championship finals in SDSSAA badminton. Prelims were completed Thursday at three sites, while finals are slated for a 9am start at St Charles College. Boys and girls in the midget, junior and senior age groups will take part, with the Lo-Ellen Park Knights seeking their seventh consecutive overall aggregate title.
March 31st - UPDATE! The Als emerge from the round robin with a 2-1 record, good for fifth place overall, but drop their first round playoff game against Aurora 2-0, eliminating them from further contention. The Als defeated Hill Part 3-2 Wednesday morning before dropping a 3-0 decision to Oakridge SS.
March 30th (Orillia) - The unseeded College Notre Dame Alouettes won their opening game at OFSAA Girls AAA/AAAA Hockey, surprising the 7th seeded Eastview of the Georgian Bay District 2-0. The Als played twice yesterday, against 4th seeded Oakridge and unseeded Hill Park but scores were no made available. Playoff round begins today.
April 1st - Ouch! Cards drop the remaining two games of the OFSAA round robin, 5-2 to York Mills, and 10-0 versus St. Michael's, emerging from the tournament without a victory. Michael Power/St Joseph of Etobicoke won the gold medal.
March 31st - The Cards drop their second consecutive decision of the OFSAA draw, this time a 5-2 score against the York Mills Titans. To have any hope of advancing, the Cards must win their remaining two games of the round robin.
March 30th (Windsor) - The 15th ranked St Charles Cardinals were blanked 5-0 in their opening game of the OFSAA AAA/AAAA Hockey Championship as they faced number 2 seed Robert F. Hall of ROPSAA (Region of Peel). The Cards hit the ice for two games today, against 10th ranked York Mills (8am) and 18th ranked A.B. Lucas of London (6pm).
March 23rd - UPDATE! After winning their final two round robin games at OFSAA 1-0 and 4-1 and finishing third overall after the round robin portion of the draw, the Vikings were upset by 8th ranked Dryden 3-2 in the quarter finals.
March 21st (Orillia) - The second-ranked Lockerby Viking girls hockey team skated to a scoreless tie against unranked Patrick Fogarty yesterday as the OFSAA A/AA championship got underway with the first day of competition. The Vikes next game will be against 9th-ranked Father J. Redmond of Toronto at 11:15am. Their last round robin game will go at 3:45pm today against unranked Laura Secord SS of London at 3:45pm. Twelve of the 20 teams in the draw will advance to the playoff round beginning Wednesday morning.
March 9th - The Lockerby Viking girls hockey team earned a chance to improve upon their OFSAA Silver Medal performance of last year, blanking the Algonquin Barons in North Bay 4-0 and thereby winning the NOSSA A/AA championship. Robyn Armstrong notched a pair for the winners, while Kadi Thompson and Regan Thompson, with the winner, also scored. The Vikes now venture to Orillia for the OFSAA A/AA Championship Mar 22-24.
The Notre Dame Alouettes also won their right to represent NOSSA at OFSAA AAA, needing a goal with just 8 seconds left in regulation time to force overtime against host St Joseph/Scollard Hall of North Bay. The Als prevailed in overtime to advance to the OFSAA AAA championship, also hosted in Orillia, Mar 29-31. Further game details were not made available.
March 9th - The Regals are golden! The Marymount Senior Girls volleyball team captured gold medals in dramatic fashion at the OFSAA A Championship hosted at Cambrian College earlier today. The 2004 silver medallist Regals were not to be denied gold this time around, defeating perennial powerhouse L'Escale of Ottawa in a five game Final, 25-21, 25-22,22-25,21-25,15-6.
March 9th - The St Charles College Cardinals blanked the Widdifield Wildcats of North Bay 2-0 earlier this evening at the Countryside Arena and in doing so, have captured the Ennis Cup symbolic of the NOSSA Boys AAA Hockey Championship. The result was in stark contrast to the 10-2 score for St Charles registered earlier in the day, with the two having met in the final round robin game of the tournament, both having secured a spot in the final regardless of the score. Tournament top scorers Joshua Mayne and Kris Purawec were the marksmen for St Charles, with Purawec being named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. Cards now advance to the OFSAA Championship in Windsor beginning March 30th.
March 7th - Captain Adam Kallio set up three goals including the overtime winner off the stick of Craig Langille, his second of the game, to lift the Lo-Ellen Park Knights to a 4-3 win and division II boys hockey series title over the Lasalle Lancers earlier this afternoon at the Countryside Arena. The Knights surged to a 2-0 first period lead, only to see the Lancers slowly climb back into the game, until Scott Raday's second goal of the game, with 5:06 remaining in regulation time, forced extra time. Zack Holmes and Chris Carr also scored for Lo-Ellen, while Scott Baas was the only other marksman for the Lancers. Lancers now face an even tougher test tommorrow, as NOSSA "AAA" Boys Hockey at the Countryside Arena begins. Lancers play their first game against Widdifield of North Bay at 9am.
March 4th - Nico Tavchandjian of St Benedict, one of two local alpine skiers participating at the OFSAA championships in Colingwood, places 10th in the giant slalom and 9th in the slalom amongst 118 skiers. Danika Anderson of Lo-Ellen placed 57th in the giant slalom and 22nd in the slalom.
March 4th - For the first time since 2001, the St Charles College Cardinals have swept both the senior hockey regular season and playoff championship in the same season. The Cards defeated the Confederation Chargers in game four of their best of five championship final series, doubling the Chargers 4-2 in front of a packed house in the Centennial Arena. Jeff Mussen scored twice for the Cardinals, including the winner, then collected MVP of the Playoffs honours as icing on the cake. Both teams now qualify for the NOSSA championship next Tuesday and Wednesday, the Cards staying in Sudbury for AAA, and the Chargers venturing to North Bay for the A/AA event.
March 4th - It's t-minus 72 hours and counting before fourteen of the best "A" Girls Volleyball teams from across the province descend upon the city for the locally-hosted OFSAA championship. Marymount Academy and ESC Champlain will represent Sudbury at this 3-day event, with games starting Tuesday morning, March 8th.
March 4th - Four local high school curling teams, including Lockerby girls and boys, Lasalle boys and St Benedict girls, begin their quest for NOSSA gold on Tuesday, March 8th at the Sudbury Curling Club. Action begins at 7am Tuesday, then continues at 8am Wednesday at the Copper Cliff Club.
March 3rd - The Lasalle Lancers have forced a third and deciding game in their division II boys hockey championship final series against the Lo-Ellen Park Knights. After suffering a 6-1 setback on Tuesday, the Lancers bounced back with a 6-3 win earlier today at Cambrian. Tyler Corston-Moore was a stand out for Lasalle, notching a hat trick and adding two helpers. Ryan Neill added two more for the victors, while Scott Raday scored once and added three assists. For Lo-Ellen, Adam Kallio factored in on all Knights' goals, scoring twice and adding one assist. Game three goes Monday at 3pm in the Countryside Arena.
Meanwhile, prior to the game, league officials recognized the outstanding performers amongst division II schools during the regular season. Corston-Moore was the big winner on the afternoon, hauling down top scorer and league MVP honours.
March 3rd - Teams are prepped and ready to roll for the upcoming NOSSA Hockey championships next week. The AAA event, which will involve St Charles and Lasalle as 1st and 2nd seeds respectively, will be hosted in Sudbury at the Coutnryside Arena, while the A/AA event hosted in North Bay's Memorial Gardens will feature Confederation Secondary. Results and stats will be posted to each respective website as information is received.
March 1st - Thomas Kirkpatrick of Confederation Secondary wins gold at OFSAA Swimming in Etobicoke. Thomas clocked a final time of 1:12.16 in the 100m breaststroke, 1/100th of second faster than the second place finisher.
March 1st - The Lasalle Lancers boys and St Benedict girls will join Lockerby "A" boys and girls at the locally hosted NOSSA Curling Championship March 8th and 9th. Lockerby managed a sweep of city curling titles, defeating the Lancers 8-3 in the boys final, and the Bears 6-5 in the girls. Lasalle and St Benedict qualify as the city finalists, as Lockerby was also the league champ in boys and girls competition. For the Vikings the playoff titles represented their second in three years, and third in five years, in boys and girls competition respectively.
March 1st - The St Charles Cardinals took a one game lead in the senior hockey best of five championship final series, defeating the Confederation Chargers 5-3 at the Countryside Arena earlier this evening. Greg Zacher led the way for the Cards, scoring two, including a short handed marker, and adding one helper. Cards now take their 2-1 series lead into game four at the Centennial Arena Friday night. Game time is 8:30pm.
March 1st - In girls' division II action, the L'Horizon Aigles came back from a one game deficit to surprise the Marymount Regals 2 games to 1 and win the division II crown, thanks to a 4-3 victory in the third and final game hosted at the McClelland Arena earlier today. Nicole Deschamps notched the winning goal for the Aigles with just 28 ticks left on the clock. The title represents the Aigles' third in four years.
March 1st - They were handin' out the hardware at the Countryside Arena last night as the SDSSAA Senior Boys Division I league honoured its outstanding performers of the 2004-2005 regular season. Confederation and St Benedict each hauled in three awards apiece, while Manitoulin was named the outstanding coaching staff of the year.
March 1st - The Vikings can add a playoff championship to go with their regular season title in SDSSAA Girls Division I Hockey play, as they defeat the Notre Dame Alouettes in two straight, including a 3-0 win earlier today. Robyn Armstrong, her third of the series, Karly Armstrong and Amanda Stillar scored for the Vikes. As well, Cori Fournier of Lively DSS was named the league's top scorer.
Feb 28th - The Lockerby Vikings strike the first blow in the girls division I hockey championship best of three game final series, defeating the Notre Dame Alouettes 6-4 at the McClelland Arena. Regan Thompson notched a pair of goals for the winners. Game two goes Tuesday, 3:30pm at the Carmichael Arena. Both teams have already qualified for the NOSSA finals, to be hosted Thursday, March 9th at Memorial Gardens in North Bay.
Feb 26th - The Marymount Regals swept NOSSA titles at the "A" Girls Volleyball championship hosted at Champlain and Confederation on Saturday, taking both the Junior and Senior Finals 2 games to 1. The Seniors now advance to the locally hosted OFSAA "A" Championship, hosted Mar 7-9. By virtue of the Marymount win, ESC Champlain now also qualifies for the OFSAA championship as the host team.
Feb 26th - The Notre Dame Alouettes defeated the Lo-Ellen Park Knights in the NOSSA Midget "AA" Championship Final hosted at Notre Dame Saturday afternoon. Georges Seresse notched a total of 21 points, including two 3-pointers, for the winners, while Julien Sigouin tipped in 17 points for the Knights.
Feb 26th (North Bay) - The St Benedict Bears continue to write school history, defeating Korah Collegiate of the Soo in the championship final to claim the NOSSA AAA Junior Girls Volleyball crown. Bill Steele's Bears claimed their first ever division I junior crown last week, surprising the favoured Marymount Regals in five games. This time, the Bears took Korah in three games (all NOSSA volleyball games are best of three game matches), 25-22, 20-25 and 15-10.
Feb 25th - St Charles led by period scores of 1-0 and 2-0 respectively, en route to a 4-1 series opening win over the Confederation Chargers in the best of five division I boys hockey championship final at McClelland Arena. Curtis Moores notched the winner for the Cards. Game two of the series will go Saturday night at 8pm in the Confederation Arena.
Feb 23rd - A total of 175 student-athletes hit the pool for the SDSSAA Swim Championships hosted today at the Laurentian University Pool. Qualifying athletes from this event will advance to the OFSAA Championships beginning March 1st in Etobicoke.
Feb 15th - The Manitoulin Mustangs tangle with the L'Horizon Aigles Tuesday afternoon in a rare 1pm start. Both teams have already advanced to the division I semi finals, but the Mustangs secured a second place finish by virtue of a 6-2 win over the Aigles. Chris Bond notched a hat trick for the winners.
Feb 14th - The Confederation Chargers boys' hockey team take top honours going 4-0-1 at the Canadian Classic High School Tournament hosted at the York University Ice Gardens over the weekend. The Chargers' upended Northern rival Central Algoma 4-1 in the Championship Final.
Feb 14th - Weather conditions have forced some changes in the senior boys and division II girls volleyball schedules this week. Specifically, games involving Manitoulin and Riviere-des-Francais have been affected.
Click here for updated preview
Feb 12th - The SDSSAA Ron Preston meet, symbolic of the city high school wrestling championship, was hosted at Chelmsford on Friday. Qualified wrestlers will advance to the NOSSA event, hosted Friday, February 18th at ES Macdonald Cartier.
Take a peak at the Results
Feb 12th - The L'Horizon Aigles nip the Lockerby Vikings 5-4 Friday night at the Confederation Arena, wiping out a winless post-split streak and ensuring at least a fourth place finish in SDSSAA boys division I senior hockey play.
Feb 11th - It's winter sport playoff season and the next week of activity is chock full of nail biting excitement ...
Click here for a preview of games next week
Feb 8th - A total of 45 skiers from four schools brave the frigid temperatures at Laurentian University as the SDSSAA Nordic Ski championships are contested.
Click here for results
Feb 4th - The vastly successful Nickel Classic Girls Volleyball Tournament runs on Friday and Saturday, Feb 4,5 in Sudbury. The tournament boasts 24 Senior and 26 Junior teams this year and will utilize 11 courts at 5 high school sites. The Classic web site provides tournament information.
Go to Nickel Classic Website
Feb 3rd - Chairman Robert McIlvenna prepares to welcome a total 24 teams as the 3rd annual Chelmsford Boys Basketball Invitational tips off at Chelmsford and Champlain beginning at 2pm Friday.
Click here for Midget Schedule - Click here for Junior Schedule - Click here for Senior Schedule
Feb 3rd - The Lasalle Lancer Jr Cagers dfeat the Macdonald Cartier Pantheres 56-35 and in doing so, clinch the SDSSAA regular season championship. The Jr Lancers boast a perfect 8-0 record with two games to go in the regular season.
Go to standings
Feb 2nd - Following through on their silver medal performance at OFSAA last year, the Marymount Regals have successfully clinched the SDSSAA senior girls division I regular season crown. The senior Regals boast a perfect 8-0 record with one to play in the regular season, aiming for a birth in the locally hosted NOSSA "A" championship Sat, February 26th & OFSAA "A" championship March 7-9.
January 21st - After Saturday, all SDSSAA games take a brief respite as students in semestered schools hunker down to write first semester exams. Games in selected sports resume as early as Wednesday, February 2nd.
January 20th - The stars of high school hockey shone brightly at the Ray Plourde Arena as SDSSAA girls and boys hockey hosted its annual slate of all-star games. In the girls game, the Southern Conference, represented by Lively, Lockerby, Manitoulin, Notre Dame and Marymount, nipped the Northern Conference, represented by St Charles, L'Horizon, Champlain, Confederation and Lasalle, by a final score of 6-4. Notre Dame's Manon Davis, Lively's Cori Fournier and Lasalle's Jodi Thompson were recognized as stars of the game, while Confederation's Jessica Schroeder was named the game's MVP. In the boys' game, the Northern Conference bounced the South 8-5. Lively's Adam Blais, St Benedict's Bryan Freeman and Confederation's Dave D'Antonio collected game star honours while netminder Josh Sutherland of Lasalle held opponents to one goal and was named the game's MVP.
January 20th - A special link has been added (see above) to track boys hockey standings as presently ScoreCrazy.com is not able to carry forward points from the first half of the regular season.
Click here for game summary
January 17th - The Girls Hockey sport committee releases its roster for the All-Star game on the 20th (see also below). The girls take to the ice just before the boys at 6pm Thursday at the Confederation Arena in Valley East.
Click here for a girls roster (adobe acrobat format)
January 13th - The SDSSAA Boys Hockey Sport Committee releases its roster for the upcoming All-Star game next week. A total of 42 players representing the league's eleven entries will participate. The game will take place next Thursday, January 20th, 8pm at the Ray Plourde (Confederation) Arena in Valley East.
Click here for a boys roster (adobe acrobat format)
January 13th - Mother Nature's at it again ... six games from Wed, Jan 12th and all games scheduled for Thu, Jan 13th are postponed due to weather conditions and buses being pulled off the roads. New dates for the total 22 games affected will announced in the near future.
January 12th - Results from SDSSAA Nordic Ski Prelim Meet #2, hosted at the Naughton Trails today, are available by clicking on the following link.
Click here for results
January 10th - The Manitoulin Mustangs posted must-win victories over Lively on Friday night (4-3) and St Benedict Saturday night (7-4), to solidify a division I position in the senior boys hockey league. With a 5-4-0 record, the Mustangs are assured at least sixth place with one game remaining against the Lockerby Vikings Tuesday at Countryside Arena. The top six teams in the league move to division I, the next five to division II, for part two of the regular season schedule which starts on Thursday this week.
January 6th - The L'Horizon Senior Boys Aigles will take to the hard court against a group representing the Sudbury Regional Police next Thursday. The fund raiser tips off at 12:45pm at the L'Horizon gym.
December 17th - Happy Holidays - From the Executive and Membership of SDSSAA!! After games scheduled today, the SDSSAA takes a two week hiatus for the Christmas break. Games resume with the return to school, Monday, January 3rd.
December 16th - The SDSSAA Wrestling sport committee releases team standings after The Boot competition is hosted December 15th.
Click here for a listing
December 13th - A talented group of young basketball stars gather at Lockerby Composite School to display their skills as the SDSSAA hosts its annual girls all-star game. Twenty-two players representing fifteen area high schools participated in a game that saw Team Bourget, coached by NOSSA AAA Champion Jen Bourget, defeat Team Poirier, coached by SDSSAA Division II Champion Yves Poirier, by a final score of 52-46. Team Poirier held a very small edge for most of the game, but team Bourget started to notch some key points with just three minutes remaining.
Click here for a few glimpses
December 9th - A talented group of SDSSAA all-stars take to the ice to face the Sudbury Regional Police all-stars in a fund raising effort in support of Special Olympics. The high schoolers notched a 7-5 win and helped raise over $1500 for the cause. Steve Rachkowski of the St Benedict Bears notched a hat trick, including a short handed marker, while singles came off the sticks of Lockerby's Brent Huffels and Mark Paris and Notre Dame's Matt Pelland and Sebastien Lacasse. In addition to Notre Dame, Lockerby and St Benedict, players representing Champlain, Lasalle, Lively and Lo-Ellen Park also took part. Lively raised the highest total in pledges for the game, collecting over $500 in the fund raising effort.
Click here for a photo gallery
December 7th - Freezing rain and hail wreak some havoc with winter sport schedules. A total of five boys basketball and two boys hockey games,including one scheduled in West Bay on Manitoulin Island, are postponed due to conditions.
December 6th - Another edition of the Jaak Valiots Memorial Basketball tournament is in the books, with the Lasalle Lancers and Lo-Ellen Park Knights collecting top honours in Junior and Senior competition respectively.
Click here for more info
December 6th - SDSSAA Wrestling releases its team standings to December 2nd.
December 5th - Two SDSSAA basketball teams, two OFSAA championships, two top eight finishes.
At the AAA OFSAA Girls Basketball championship in Ottawa, the Lancer Seniors win an exciting 38-37 quarter final against Holy Cross, but then drop a heart breaking 31-28 decision to St Peter's CHS in the semis. The bronze medal game pit the Lancers versus the number one seed Governor Simcoe Redcoats. Lasalle kept it close through the first quarter, but then the Redcoats pulled away, securing the bronze with a 51-25 final score.
Meanwhile, at the AA event in Belleville, the Vikings dropped a quarter final decision to hometown and seeded Moira SS.
Take me to the OFSAA Girls AA Basketball Website - Take me to the OFSAA AAA Basketball site
December 5th - Update! Among the four SDSSAA entries in the NDA tourney over the weekend, Lasalle and Horizon qualified for post round robin play. Horizon advanced to their quarter final with a 3-0-0 round robin record, only to drop a 2-1 overtime decision to North Bay's St Joe/Scollard Hall. Lasalle posted a 2-1-0 record in the round robin, then defeated Widdifield in overtime to advance to the semis. There, St Joe/Scollard Hall did it again, this time blanking the Lancers in the semis 4-0. The other two Sudbury entries to the tourney, Notre Dame and Lively, both finished with 0-3-0 round robin records.
December 3rd (North Bay) - Two Sudbury entries are 0-2-0 and two others are 1-0-0 as day one of the 31st annual NDA Invitational continues in North Bay. Notre Dame (1-5 Widdifield, 3-5 Algonquin) and Lively (1-3 Roland Michener, 3-4 West Ferris) are winless after two starts, while Lasalle (4-2 over Timmins) and league leader Horizon (4-1 over Chippewa) each won their tourney opener. The tourney continues throughout the weekend with Finals 2pm Sunday.
Meanwhile, on the girls' side of the draw, after emerging from the round robin with a 1-2-0 record (3-0 loss to Parry Sound, 4-0 loss to Park Street, 6-1 win over Bracebridge B), the Marymount Regals advanced to the consolation semis where they defeated Bracebridge A by a score of 10-5. In the bronze medal game, the Regals then dropped a 5-0 decision to West Ferris.
Take me to the boys tournament schedule - Take me to the girls tournament schedule
December 3rd (3pm) - Both Sudbury entries to OFSAA Girls Basketball have qualified for their respective quarter finals by winning their second round games earlier this afternoon. The Lockerby Vikings surprised 4th ranked Blessed Trinity (score n/a) while the Lancers made it two in a row by defeating Martingrove 47-34. Lasalle will now play 2nd seed Holy Cross of Kingston at 8pm this evening, while the Vikings will now face hometown Moira SS, seeded 5th, at 5pm.
December 3rd (noon) - An update from OFSAA Girls Basketball. At the "AA" event being hosted in Belleville, #7 seed Lockerby dropped a 51-35 decision to unranked Mother Teresa of Toronto yesterday. Erin Beange notched nine points in a losing effort for Lockerby. It won't get any easier for the Vikes, as at 10am this morning they'll face #4 ranked Blessed Trinity of Grimsby. At the "AAA" event in Ottawa, the #7 seed Lancers handled unranked Eastern Commerce in their first game 59-42, thanks largely to a 36-point performance from Lisa Furchner. The Lancers will now meet unranked Martingrove CI in game two at noon today.
Take me to the OFSAA Girls AA Basketball Website - Take me to the OFSAA AAA Basketball site
November 30th - Sudbury Association of Basketball Officials' publicist Roger Legendre releases schedule for 10th Annual Jaak Valiots Memorial Basketball Tournament.
Click here for schedule
November 30th - Football convener Paul Schutt has announced plans to host boys' senior football "Combine Training" on Wed, January 26th at the Exhibition Centre. Players will be taken through the drills that will be demonstrated at the main combine to be hosted the following week on Wed, February 2nd. Players are directed to seek further information from their coaches.
November 30th - Girls' basketball convener Bill Gordon announces date and site of the SDSSAA Annual All-Star Game. Circle your calendars - Monday, December 13th, 7pm @ Lockerby. Further details will be released shortly.
November 30th - Due to a series of withdrawals in the midget girls' volleyball league, the schedule has been re-drawn.
Take me to the revised schedule
November 29th - The Lockerby Vikings post a NOSSA Girls AA Basketball sweep in Elliot Lake, downing Korah Collegiate of the Soo in the Junior Final 32-27, then nipping St Basil SS of the Soo 56-50 in the Senior Final. The Viking Seniors will now advance to the OFSAA Finals beginning this Thursday in Belleville, where they'll be seeded 7th. The Vikes will face Mother Theresa CSS at 11:30am in their first game.
Link to AA NOSSA Game Scores - Take me to the OFSAA Girls AA Basketball Website
Sudbury teams also captured both the Junior and Senior AAA titles this weekend at Lasalle Secondary School. Lasalle cruised to victory over Korah in Senior, while upstart Lo-Ellen Park Knights surprised everyone with an upset win over city champion Lasalle in Junior. The Lancer Seniors now advance to "AAA" OFSAA in Ottawa. Also seeded 7th, the Lancers will meet Eastern Commerce in their first game on Thursday.
Take me to the OFSAA AAA Basketball site
November 27th - The Confederation Chargers boys' hockey team falls victim to the Lockerby Vikings 8-6 Friday night at the Carmichael Arena, then bounce back on Saturday by playing giant killer, downing the previously undefeated L'Horizon Aigles 4-1 in Capreol. The loss means that the Manitoulin Mustangs are the only school to boast an undefeated record (4-0-0) in SDSSAA senior hockey play to date.
Take me to the league results
November 25th - SDSSAA Senior Boys Football hosted its first ever banquet to honour the champions at the Caruso Club last evening. Some 250 players, coaches and parents attended. Aaron Rehel of St Charles College was the big winner on the evening, collecting three all-star selections, offensive player of the year and league MVP. Jason Cecchini of Lockerby was selected the league's first ever defensive player of the year. Special "Builder Awards" were presented to Fr. Frank Black (St Charles), Chris Bartolucci (St Charles) and Gary Ricker, for outstanding contributions to the sport over the years.
Download a copy of all award winners
November 24th - Schedule links added in support of NOSSA "AAA" Girls Basketball, to be hosted in Sudbury, and "A" Girls Basketball, to be hosted by ESC Algonquin in North Bay. Sudbury will be represented by Lo-Ellen and Lasalle (junior and senior) at the "AAA" event, while Lockerby juniors and seniors will make the trip to the Bay.
Link to "AAA" Schedule - Link to "A" Schedule
November 24th - A schedule has been released for the OFSAA "A" Boys Volleyball Championship to be hosted on Manitoulin Island. Champlain, seeded second at this championship, begins Friday at 9am versus Lambton Kent of SWOSSA in Espanola.
Link to Schedule - Link to OFSAA "A" Web Site
November 23rd - A final team sport summary of league standings has been uploaded for viewing.
Go to Standings Summary
November 21st - The Lasalle Lancers with the coveted "triple crown", the St Benedict Bears and Lo-Ellen Park Knights all collected SDSSAA banners on Friday and Saturday as the Division I and Division II girls' basketball seasons wrapped up with their respective championship finals.
Lancer Midgets, Juniors and Seniors defeated the Notre Dame Alouettes (55-39), Lockerby Vikings Juniors (35-27) and the Vikings Seniors (31-24) respectively to collect their nineth triple crown in girls' basketball, their first since 1995. In Junior Division II, the Bears nipped the Marymount Regals 44-43, while in Senior, the Knights defeated the Confederation Chargers 46-31.
Representation at NOSSA will be as follows: "AAA" Junior and Senior (Sudbury) - Lasalle (1st seed), Lo-Ellen (2nd seed); "AA" Junior and Senior (Elliot Lake) - Lockerby (one rep only in each division); "A" Junior (North Bay) - Marymount (one rep only), "A" Senior - Confederation (1st seed), Marymount (2nd seed).
Go to NOSSA Web Site
November 21st - The St Charles College Cardinals posted a come-from-behind 4-2 victory against a pesky Algonquin Barons team in the championship final to claim top honours at the 28th Annual Lively District SS Invitational Hockey Tournament hosted this weekend at the Walden Arena. Cards currently post a 2-1-0 record in SDSSAA league standings, their lone loss of the season coming against league leader Horizon Aigles. The Aigles failed to advance in the Lively event, recording a 1-2-0 record in the round robin.
November 21st - With just under 370 students, ESC Champlain in Chelmsford have done it, incredibly, again, winning both junior and senior boys' NOSSA "A" Volleyball on home court Saturday afternoon. For the Juniors, the title represents only their third in a row, and for both teams, their fourth in the past five years! The seniors will now advance to OFSAA next week hosted by Manitoulin SS, where they have been seeded second in the sixteen team draw.
Click here to visit OFSAA "A" Boys Volleyball website.
November 16th - It's only the end of week two in senior boys' hockey, but already the 3-0-0 Aigles from Horizon are emerging as one of the two teams to beat, one of two teams in the 11-team loop that have yet to taste defeat. The Manitoulin Mustangs at 2-0-0 is the other.
Click here to view team standings
November 15th - Winter sport master schedules, featuring boys' and girls' curling, boys' and girls' hockey, girls' volleyball, boys' and girls' wrestling and boys' basketball are released.
Click here to view a copy (adobe acrobat format)
November 12th-13th - It was a weekend of firsts in SDSSAA boys' volleyball finals hosted at Sudbury Secondary and ESC Champlain respectively. On Friday, the North Stars erased a three year dry spell in spiking down the Muskies from Rivière-des-Français, 3-0, and in the early game, the Chelmsford Flyers defeated the Aigles from L'Horizon, notching their second Junior "b" title in as many years.
Then on Saturday, the Champlain Requins took full advantage of home court, bouncing the Lasalle Lancers in Junior and the favoured Lo-Ellen Park Knights in Senior, 3-0. For the Junior Requins, the title represented their second in a row, while for the Seniors, it was their first since the OFSAA Silver medal performance of 2001.
The match of the weekend though belonged to Midget combatants Lo-Ellen and Lockerby. This game went the distance, stretching to a fifth and deciding game in the best of five match, with the Knights prevailing over the Vikings in an incredible 19-17 marathon victory.
Take a peak at the volleyball championship records
November 6th - The Vikes wow'ed 'em in the Soo, dropping a hard fought 14-3 decision to Sir James Dunn. After a ten year absence from competition at the NOSSA level, organizers are very enthusiastic about chances for success in the future.
Read more about this game ...
October 29th - Interested in how the SDSSAA senior boys hockey league stacks up this year? Click on the link below to read a preview of all eleven entries in the 2004-2005 season. Includes a team prediction of how the teams will fare this year ...
Click here for more info
October 29th - Some 20 treams in junior and senior girls basketball will invade the Valley for a tournament starting today at 3pm at Confederastion, Horizon, Bishop Carter and ES Hanmer Secondary. Senior teams include: Confederation, O'Gorman (Timmins), L'Horizon, Elliot Lake, Kapuskasing, College Notre Dame, Roland Michener (Timmins), Bishop A Carter, ES Hanmer.,Villa Française des Jeunes (Elliot Lake), St Mary's (Sault) and Lo-Ellen. Junior final will take place at Horizon 4:30 Saturday. Senior final at Confederation same time. Games get underway at 8:00 A.M Saturday.
October 28th - The SDSSAA Swim Sport Committee met on Wednesday and have established their schedule for the 2004-2005 school year. Mini meets will be hosted at Valley East on Dec 6, 1 - 4 p.m. as well as at LU,Jan 17, 12:30-3:30 p.m. The championship meet will be hosted at L.U. Feb 21, 9 - 4 p.m.October 27th - SDSSAA Winter sport conveners meet and determine the date for the Winter Sport Confirmations. School have until Tuesday, November 2nd, noon to send in the required form.
Click here for a form in Microsoft Word format - Adobe Acrobat Format - HTML Format
October 25th - Ho hum. Another year, another flag football playoff birth for Lockerby and Notre Dame. But hey wait, this year, both teams will have to play the underdog role, needing to post wins earlier today versus Lo-Ellen 21-1 and St Charles 19-6 respectively to advance to the semis on Tuesday. There, the 3-time city champion Vikes will face league runner-up Lasalle (5:30pm @ Queen's), while the Als will play league champs Marymount (4pm @ Queen's).
UPDATE! Notre Dame upsets Marymount 21-0 and Lockerby drops a 16-1 decision to set up Thursday's Championship Final between Notre Dame and Lasalle (4pm, Queen's).
UPDATE! Notre Dame blanks Lasalle to win their first playoff title since the year 2000.
Click here for game details
October 22nd - In what many will recognize as the upset of the year, Notre Dame defeated St Charles 11-5 in their senior football semi hosted at Queen's Friday night. The Als will meet the Vikings, as Lockerby posted a dramatic 25-17 come-from-behind win over the Confederation Chargers. The Vikes won the regular season game between the two 39-20 back on Oct 15th.
Click here for game details - Click here for SudburySports.com story
October 22nd - McClelland Arena in Copper Clliff was the site of the first ever girls' hockey East/West game, featuring a series of mini games involving all ten league entries in the 2004-2005 campaign. The event was a great success, finishing with a 26-26 total goal deadlock between the two sides. The girls' hockey exhibition series starts Monday ...
October 21st - Under cool and overcast conditions, the 2004 SDSSAA Cross Country Running Championships were successfully contested at Laurentian University. Qualifying runners will participate at NOSSA next Friday at Espanola Golf & Country Club, while winners there will travel to Guelph for the OFSAA Championships Saturday, November 6th.
October 18th - Convener Ed Millard releases entry information on the vastly popular Nickel Classic Volleyball Tournament.
October 14th - The SDSSAA Cross Country Relay Championships wrapped up yesterday in Skead with Lockerby Composite taking top honours, followed by Lo-Ellen and Lasalle.
October 8th - The first installment of SDSSAA Fall Sport standings and statistics is available for viewing.
Click here for a list to Oct 7 - Click here for scorecrazy.com website
October 7th - The 61st season of SDSSAA Senior boys hockey will open with its exhibition season beginning Tuesday, October 12th. First match of the year will see the Lo-Ellen Park Knights facing off against the Notre Dame Alouettes at the Countryside Arena. Pucks drops at 7:30pm.
Click here for a complete exhibition schedule
October 7th - The final preliminary meet of the cross country running season was hosted yesterday at Laurentian University. Next week, the Cross Country relay champs will be hosted and the season will culminate with the city championships at L.U. on October 21st.
October 4th - Lively District Secondary School was the big winner at NOSSA Golf hosted on Friday at Cedar Green. On the boys' side, Max Kallio won the championship on the first playoff hole against St Charles' Scott Whalen and the Hawks also posted the boys' team championship for the first time since 1972. On the girls' side, Alex Whissell of Lively took the girls' title and Sudbury won the overall girls' District title.
Click here for pics - Click here for a full slate of results
October 4th - The 4th Annual Eagle's Classic Junior Basketball Tournament and Laurentian/Lasalle Senior Basketball Tournament were hosted this past weekend at ESC L'Horizon and Laurentian & Lasalle respectively. College Notre Dame won the Junior event in the Final against Lo-Ellen, while Lasalle won the Senior in their Final vs St Basil Secondary of the Soo.
Click here for full story
September 30th - Results from XC prelim meet #2 and #3 are attached for perusal ...
September 27th - The Nickel Rim Basketball Tournament is hosted at Lo-Ellen Park Secondary over the weekend, with the home court Knights advancing to both the Junior and Senior Finals but falling victim to the St Benedict Bears and Manitoulin Mustangs respectively ...
Click here for full story
September 23rd - The SDSSAA Golf Championship is set and ready to kick off Friday, Sept 24th at Cedar Green. Some eighteen schools and over 125 student-golfers are expected to participate ...
Click here for a start list
September 21st - Edited by convener Bill Gordon of Sudbury Secondary and based on feedback from the teams, a preview of the forthcoming senior girls basketball season has been developed ...
September 17th - The first cross country running preliminary meet of the season was hosted yesterday at the Skead trails. The turn-out was good and the weather was even better ...
September 10th - In the annual struggle for football supremacy, the North, represented by Lockerby, St Charles, Confederation and College Notre Dame, emerged victorious in a big way, trouncing the South, represented by Lasalle, St Benedict and Lo-Ellen Park, by a final score of 67-13 at Queen's Athletic Field Friday night. The Cards' Aaron Rheal led all scorers with three touchdowns. The Senior Football regular season opens Wednesday with Lo-Ellen visiting St Benedict Bears at 4pm.
September 9th - Attention budding sports writers!! The Sudbury Star is seeking student sports reporters to compliment its hgh school sports coverage. The initiative was started last year with great feedback. If interested, speak to your program leader of physical education.
September 8th - The SDSSAA Executive prepares to roll out the welcome mat next Wed, Sept 15th for the Fall Sport Coaches Pre-Season meetings at Lasalle. The meeting will take begin at 7:30pm in Room 218 and will involve the sports of girls' basketball, boys' volleyball, girls' flag football, boys' and girls' junior soccer, cross country running and boys' and girls' golf. Included on the agenda will be scheduling, playing regulations, advancement to NOSSA/OFSAA, player/coach behaviour, results procedures and player eligibility.
September 7th - That most venerable of high school sports traditions is back for another year. The SDSSAA Football North-South Classic is slated for Friday, September 10th, and will feature all eight teams in the league in a series of mini-exhibition games.
Click here for a schedule of games
August 31st - Fall Sport Confirmation Form has been uploaded to site.
Click here for link to form (adobe acrobat format)
August 27th - Program Leaders take note! The revised SDSSAA/OFSAA Transfer Form has now been uploaded to this site and must be used when submitting applications for processing.
Click here to download form (adobe acrobat format)
August 25th - Updates!! New versions of the SDSSAA handbook have now been uploaded for viewing (an updates only package is also available). 2004-2005 dates, playing regulations and championship record links are also included. Web site links should also be up-to-date.
2004-2005 SDSSAA Handbook - Update Pages Only ((adobe acrobat format)
June 18 - Delegates at the SDSSAA Annual meeting passed a motion that will permit leagues of any size to run a quarter final playoff round. Previously, the rule restricted quarter finals to leagues of ten teams or more.
Click here for a summary of all motions (adobe acrobat format)
June 18 - Football coaches revise 2004 schedule to make way for the 2004 North-South Classic. The Classic is an exhibition series that all teams participate in to raise the profile of the league and raise funds for league operations. The highlight of the event is a skills competition that is hosted between games two and three of event.
Click here for 2004 schedule details