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June 25 - The Sudbury Secondary foursome of Paul Shanks, Perry Sakki, Kent Rendell and Stewart Moggy shot a 12-under 60 at the male coaches' golf event hosted at Cedar Green to claim the school's first Bill Roman Trophy, symbolic of the lowest gross score at the four man scramble event, since 1983. The retiree four-some of Laurier Ducharme, Jim Young, Lorne Romanko and Mike Vrebosch notched a five under 67 to claim the Gabe Guzzo Trophy, their fourth in the past five years. The coaches' golf event is hosted annually to recognize the efforts of teacher and community coaches during the previous school year.

Click here for a full summary of results

June 8 - UPDATE ! A few performances of note from day 2:
MG 80mH (prelims) - Grace Thomson (Lockerby), 6th (12.73), Serena SanCartier (Lo-Ellen), 7th (12.74) - both qualified for finals
MG Jav - Ellen Andrews (Lo-Ellen), 4th (30.10m)
SG 100mH (prelims) - Serena SanCartier (Lo-Ellen), 6th (14.93), qualified for finals

June 7 - A huge delegation of close to 100 student-athletes have begun their quest for hardware at OFSAA Track and Field, being hosted at Carleton University Thursday through Saturday.

The highlight of day one of competition was Ross Proudfoot of Lo-Ellen Park SS, shaving almost twenty seconds off his NOSSA time in the midget boys 1500m. Proudfoot's prelim time was 4:16.70, the fifth best overall in the preliminary round. Proudfoot will now race in the final on Friday at 4pm.

Click here for the OFSAA Track and Field Website

June 5 - UPDATE! After just losing out in the championship final last year in the second extra inning of play, ESC L'Horizon came through with the big win, taking top honours at the 2007 event by defeating Chelmsford Valley in the championship final 13-6. The Aigles emerged from their round robin pool in first place, then defeated Lo-Ellen Park "A" in the quarters and Champlain in the semis in a re-match of last year's final.

The Boys SloPitch Invitational that was originally scheduled for Tuesday, June 5th, has been moved to its rain date of Wednesday, June 6th due to anticipated weather conditions. Due to the change, one school has had to drop out, requiring some schedule revisions.

Click here for an updated schedule

June 4 - Time to fire up that OFSAA results tracker again, this time for OFSAA Soccer. Four local teams will be vying for OFSAA honours over the next three days, and we'll be monitoring results here:

OFSAA Boys "A" (Barrie) - ES Macdonald Cartier (seeded #6)
Game 1 - Mon, Jun 4, 11am vs Nouvelle-Alliance (Barrie), unseeded
Macdonald Cartier - 1, Nouvelle-Alliance - 1
Game 2 - Mon, Jun 4, 3pm vs Chesley District (unseeded)
Macdonald Cartier - 0, Chesley DHS - 0
Game 3 - Tue, Jun 4, 11am vs Marathon High School (seeded #4)
Macdonald Cartier - 3, Marathon - 1
Quarter finals begin at 3pm Tuesday
Macdonald Cartier - 4, Smithville - 2
Semi final round - Wed, June 6, 9am
Holy Cross - 3, Macdonald Cartier - 0
Championship final round - Wed, June 6, 1pm (bronze)
Macdonald Cartier - 2, L'Essor - 0 - Panthères win bronze !!!

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OFSAA Boys "AAA" (Windsor) - Lockerby Composite (unseeded)
Game 1 - Mon, Jun 4, noon vs St Edmund (Brampton), seeded #1
St Edmund - 6, Lockerby - 1
Game 2 - Mon, Jun 4, 3pm vs Monsignor Doyle (Cambridge), unseeded
Monsignor Doyle - 3, Lockerby - 1
Game 3 - Tue, Jun 4, 9:30am vs Regiopolis-Notre Dame (Kingston), unseeded
Regiopolis-Notre Dame - 5, Lockerby - 0
Game 4 - Tue, Jun 4, 12:30pm vs Anderson CVI (Whitby), seeded #7
Lockerby - 1, Anderson CVI - 1
(Vikings fail to advance)

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OFSAA Girls "A" (Windsor) - ESC L'Horizon (seeded #8)
Game 1 - Mon, Jun 4, 9am vs Elmwood (unseeded)
ESC L'Horizon - 1, Elmwood - 1
Game 2 - Mon, Jun 4, 3pm vs London Christian (seeded #2)
London Christian - 1, L'Horizon - 0
Game 3 - Tue, Jun 5, 11am vs Toronto DCHS (unseeded)
Toronto DCHS - 2, ESC L'Horizon - 1
Consolation Quarter Finals - Tue, June 5, 3pm
ESC L'Horizon - 3, Chatham-Kent - 1
Consolation Semi Finals - Wed, June 6, 9am
ESC L'Horizon - 5, Rockway Mennonite College - 2
Consolation Finals - Wed, June 6, 1pm
ESC L'Horizon vs Guiddo de Bres

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OFSAA Girls "AAA" (Chatham) - Lockerby Composite (seeded #5)
Game 1 - Mon, Jun 4, 10:30am vs Anderson CVI (Whitby), unseeded
Lockerby - 3, Anderson - 0
Game 2 - Mon, Jun 4, 1:30pm vs John MacRae HS (unseeded)
Lockerby - 1, John MacRae HS - 1
Game 3 - Tue, Jun 5, 8am vs London Cental (seeded #4)
London Central - 3, Lockerby - 0
Game 4 - Tue, Jun 5, 12:30pm vs Northern Collegiate (Sarnia), unseeded
Northern Collegiate - 1, Lockerby - 0
(Vikings fail to advance)

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June 1 - Close! But no cigar .... The Lo-Ellen Park Knights just fell short in their bid to repeat as NOSSA overall aggregate champions, by a mere 8.5 points. The good news for Sudbury is that a total of 100 students from twelve different high schools in Sudbury have qualified to participate in the OFSAA track and field championships, to be hosted June 7-9 in Ottawa.

<<< seen here Lasalle junior girls 4x100m gold medal effort

Lo-Ellen Park's Ross Proudfoot and Serena SanCartier swept the individual aggregate awards in the midget division, each collecting a perfect 30 points during the championship.

Click here for complete event results - Click here for a list of record breakers
Click here for overall aggregate standings - Click here for team divisional standings
Click here for individual aggregate standings
Click here for a list of OFSAA Qualifiers by event - Click here for a list of OFSAA Qualifiers by school (pdf file)

June 1 - A total of 20 teams will vy for the Boys SloPitch Invitational Tournament Championship this year, to take place on Tuesday, June 5th in the Valley. If needed, the rain date for this event is Wednesday, June 6th.

Click here for a schedule (adobe acrobat file)

May 28 - After a hard fought afternoon on the Hillcrest Soccer pitches, Sudbury and North Bay came out with identical 3-3 records, with the NDA winning two of three junior matches, while Sudbury took two of three in senior.

Results were as follows:

  • Junior "A" - Algonquin Barons - 4, Lively Hawks - 3
    Junior "AA" - Lo-Ellen Park Knights - 6, Widdifield Secondary Wildcats - 0
    Junior "AAA" - St Joe/Scollard Hall Bears - 3, Lockerby - 2
  • Senior "A" - Macdonald Cartier Pantheres - 2, Franco-Cité Patriotes - 1 (2xO.T.)
    Senior "AA" - West Ferris Trojans - 4, St Benedict Bears - 1
    Senior "AAA" - Lockerby Vikings - 4, St Joe/Scollard Hall Bears - 1

<<< photo - a Bears' defender goes high on a West Ferris attacker in the "AA" final

For Lockerby and Macdonald Cartier seniors, the victories represent a pass to OFSAA on June 4-6, with the Panthères travelling to "A" in Barrie, the Vikings to "AAA" in Windsor. It will be the second consecutive trip to OFSAA for the Vikes, whom will be looking to improve on a 1-1-2 round robin performance at this tournament last year.

May 28 - Chalk up another tennis aggregate title to Lockerby; the Vikings managed their seventh consecutive banner at Saturday's tennis finals hosted at the Sudbury Indoor Tennis Centre, edging out Lasalle by six points. Lockerby finished with 35 points, followed by Lasalle with 29. Confederation with 22, St Charles with 15 and Macdonald Cartier with 11 rounded out the top five.

The top two finishers from the city finals will advance to NOSSA, also hosted at the "Bubble" on Tuesday.

Click here for a full slate of results - Click here for a summary of championship records

May 24 - In one of finest performances ever recorded at a local high school track and field meet, Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School put up some astonishing numbers, finishing off day two of the meet with a total of 1063 points, believed to be one the highest totals ever recorded. Lockerby with 537, Notre-Dame at 508, Lasalle at 350 and Champlain at 223.5 rounded out the top five in terms of overall aggregate scores amongst the seventeen schools that participated. Not surprisingly, the Knights came away with overall, boys and girls titles, while Champlain collected top "A" school honours overall, along with overall aggregate boys "A". Overall aggregate girls "A" went to Marymount Academy.

  • Individual aggregate awards were handed out as follows:
    Midget Boys > Ross Proudfoot (Lo-Ellen) and Bretton Deck (Lockerby) - 30 points
    Midget Girls > Serena San Cartier (Lo-Ellen) and Julie Caverson (Lockerby) - 30 points
    Junior Boys > Stephane Jacques (Lo-Ellen) - 30 points
    Junior Girls > Julie Hébert (Champlain) - 30 points
    Senior Boys > Andre Pelland (Macdonald Cartier) - 28 points
    Senior Girls > Natasia San Cartier (Lo-Ellen) - 30 points

Click here for complete event results - Click here for a complete summary of record breakers
Click here for team scores - Click here for divisional aggregate scores
Click here for individual aggregate scores
Click here for a list of NOSSA Advancers (updated May 28, 1:30pm)

May 23 - After day one of competition at SDSSAA track, Lo-Ellen Park is running away with the overall aggregate title, jumping out to a 270 point lead. Notre-Dame comes in second at 261, followed by Lockerby at 238. Day two of action resumes at 9am Thursday at Laurentian. Top five qualifiers from all events qualify for NOSSA in North Bay on May 31-June 1.

Click here for day one event results - click here for a summary of record breakers - click here for team scores after day one

May 22 - Some 585 student-athletes from seventeen area high schools are bearing down for the 66th annual SDSSAA track and field championships to be hosted Wednesday and Thursday, May 23rd and 24th at the Laurentian Community track. A total of 99 events will be contested over the two day event, with the Lo-Ellen Park Knights vying for their sixth city aggregate title over the past seven years. Results will be reported on this page after each day's events.

Click here for a condensed schedule of events (adobe acrobat format)

May 17 - An entry list by team and performance list are uploaded after changes made at the sed & draw meeting for track and field, hosted earlier today at St Charles.

May 16 - Those Lo-Ellen Park Knights have done it again, easily outdistancing the competition to lay claim to their seventh consecutive track relays title earlier today at the Laurentian Community track complex. The Knights' posted a point total of 184, close to sixty points better than runner-up College Notre Dame at 128. Lockerby (122), Lasalle (67) and Marymount (29) rounded out the top five. Results from the 4x100 races will be used to seed teams participating at the SDSSAA track and field championships, to be hosted next Wednesday and Thursday.

Click here for event results - Click here to access relay championship records

May 22 - The prelims are in the books and the scene is set for Saturday's championship final tournament in girls' slo-pitch action. Finals begin at 9am at the Terry Fox Complex. Collège Notre-Dame are the defending champs and also the early favourites at this year's final.

Click here for a copy of the championship draw

May 16 - Once again due to wet conditions, the SDSSAA tennis preliminaries have been postponed for the second consecutive day, with the exception of the mixed doubles which will proceed at the Indoor Tennis Centre today as scheduled.

All remaining events will now be moved to Friday, May 18th with start times and locations to be confirmed at a later time.

May 15 - Due to soggy conditions the SDSSAA tennis preliminaries have been moved to its pre-determined rain date of Wednesday, May 16th. Qualifiers advance to the finals tournament on Saturday, May 26th at the Sudbury Indoor Tennis Centre.

The start times for prelims are 9am and the sites are as follows: Lily Creek (James Jerome Complex)-Mens Doubles; Brebeuf: Mens Singles; Laurentian University: Ladies Singles, Tennis Bubble: Mixed Doubles and at Lasalle High School: Ladies Doubles.

May 15 - After careful deliberations Monday evening, SDSSAA football coaches have arrived at a date for this year's junior gridiron classic, a controlled-scrimmage style tournament involving students up to grade 10. This year's competition will be hosted on Tuesday, May 29th @ Parc Sacré-Coeur. A description of how it all works follows the schedule scenarios in the following link.

Click here for further info (schedule revised May 18)

May 15 - Standings final!! Spring master schedule updated with playoff match-ups.

May 11 - After league action last night, just two days remain in the SDSSAA soccer regular season this coming Monday and Tuesday. Of all the teams registered, just one has locked down a playoff position to date, that being Macdonald Cartier boys in the "A" loop, successfully completing a perfect 6-0-0 record thanks to a 5-1 victory over Sudbury Secondary last night. Results from Monday and Tuesday games may raise the spectre of tie breakers which will be contested on Wednesday if needed. Quarter final round in all leagues will go Thursday at sites to be determined later.

Click here for an set of standings including results of some May 14 games - Click here for a link to

May 8 - The first event in the 2007 track and field season was hosted at the Laurentian Community Track earlier this afternoon, with some 125 high school students from five different schools participating. The mini meet consisted of six events, including 100m, 400m and 1500m, as well as high jump, long jump and shot put. The season continues next Wednesday with the hosting of the relay championships.

Click here for individual mini meet results
Photos added May 9: Pic 1 - Pic 2 - Pic 3 - Pic 4

The 2007 girls' slo-pitch preliminary draw is released, featuring eighteen area high schools. The Collège Notre-Dame are the defending champions for this year's event, and have claimed top honours ten times in the last fourteen years. Chelmsford won the consolation championship last year for the first time in the history of the event.

Preliminaries and finals will be hosted Tuesday, May 22nd and Saturday, May 25th respectively at the Terry Fox Complex.

Click here for an updated schedule of prelims - Click here for the slo-pitch championship records

May 4 - We've reached the end of week three of the spring soccer schedule, with playoff races in all four divisions heating up nicely. Frontrunners to date include: Macdonald Cartier (Boys "A" - 4-0-0), St Benedict (Boys "AA"/"AAA" - 3-0-0), Bishop Carter and L'Horizon (Girls "A" - 3-0-1), and Lockerby and St Benedict (Girls "AA"/"AAA" - 3-0-0). League action resumes on Monday, May 7th with a total of twenty-seven games slated.

Click here for a master schedule - Click here for a link to scorecrazy

Apr 30 - Hearty congratulations are extended to Pat Belanger, the physical education program leader at Lo-Ellen Park SS. Pat was recognized by NOSSA on Friday with the Pete Beach Award, an honour symblomatic of excellence in serving the needs of her school, of SDSSAA and NOSSA throughout her teaching career. Pat will be retiring this June from a very distinguished career ...

Click here for a list of past winners of this award

Apr 30 - A spring sport master schedule is uploaded. Changes will be tracked on this master as information comes in ...

Click here for a copy (adobe acrobat format)

Apr 20 - The inaugural Gator Invitational Girls Soccer Tournament gets underway at St Charles College. Sun and warm temperatures greet the twelve participating teams, including entries from North Bay and Timmins. Action continues throughout the day today and culiminates with the championship final Saturday at 2:30pm. The event is being convened by Kristy MacKenzie of Bishop Carter CSS. A few pictures of the action were snapped involving the Chelmsford/Timmins and Sacré-Coeur/Lockerby match-ups.

Click here for schedule (adobe acrobat file) - Action Pic 1 - Action Pic 2 - Action Pic 3

Apr 17 - The Collège Notre-Dame Alouettes extended their string of gymnastics overall aggregate titles to twelve, taking top honours at the NOSSA Gymnastics championships hosted on Monday, April 2nd, at the GymZone Gymnastics Club. Notre-Dame came to within one level of sweeping all level aggregates as well, missing out on only Level IV, which was won by St Benedict. Selected participants now advance to the OFSAA championship, which will be hosted April 29 to May 1 in the Niagara Region. The Als hauled in gold medals in the sport aerobics event in this competition last year.

Click here for a results summary

Apr 15 - A link to individual and team results for the SDSSAA Badminton Championships held yesterday may be found below. Congratulations go out to Bob Pilon, the rest of the Lo-Ellen coaching staff and especially their atletes who now lay claim to a record 9 consequtive team titles. Mr Pilon was also awarded the Ev Staples memorial award foroutstanding contribution towards badminton in the North.

The team from Rivière-des-Français had an amazing showing capturing the "A" team banner.

The NOSSA Championships take place at Lasalle and St Charles next weekend.

Click here for individual results - Click here for a summary of team results

Apr 14 - The 2007 SDSSAA soccer season is slated for an Apr 23rd opening at four local fields. A total of thirty-four teams in four divisions will participate this season, the highest number of teams in league history. Teams will participate in six games over a three and a half week regular season until May 15th, followed by quarter, semi and final matches on May 17, 22 and 24 respectively. NOSSA boys will be hosted in Sudbury on May 28th, with the girls vying for NOSSA honours on May 29th in North Bay.

Schedule information and statistics, when available, will be posted on , the official results website of high school sports in Sudbury.

Apr 2 - Results from the Sudbury High School Badminton Invitational, hosted at St Charles, Lasalle and Macdonald Cartier on Mar 30-31 are available by clicking here.

Mar 24 - It's time to fire up the OFSAA-results tracker again! This week we'll be tracking the fortunes of four SDSSAA teams in their quest for OFSAA hardware ...

Team: Lockerby Composite Vikings
Seed: Not published
Event: OFSAA Boys Curling
Date: March 21-24
Game 1: Wed, Mar 21, 10:30am versus Markham DSS - Result: Lockerby - 6, Markham - 3
Game 2: Wed, Mar 21, 3:30pm versus Rosedale School of the Arts (Toronto) - Result: Lockerby - 6, Rosedale - 4
Game 3: Thu, Mar 22, 10:30am versus O'Neill C&VI (Lake Ontario AA) - Result: Lockerby - 6, O'Neill - 4
Game 4: Thu, Mar 22, 3:30pm versus Wallaceburg DHS - Result: Lockerby - 6, Wallaceburg - 1
Lockerby finishes first in their pool

Quarter final round begins at 3pm on Fri, Mar 23
Quarter final: Lockerby vs North Dundas (3-1-0 in round robin play)
Lockerby - 8, North Dundas - 1
Semi final: Lockerby vs Sir Robert Borden (Ottawa - 3-1-0 in round robin play)
Lockerby - 7, Sir Robert Borden - 3
Gold Medal Game!!! Lockerby vs Wallaceburg (defeated them 6-1 in round robin)
Lockerby - 7, Wallaceburg - 3 >>> Lockerby wins gold medal!!!
Congratulations to SKIP Evan Lilly, VICE Joey Lanthier, SECOND Peter Muslik, LEAD Corey Belzile, SPARE Scott Tremblay
Coaches Jennifer Kauffeldt and Bob Smith
(Vikings become third NOSSA team to win boys curling gold in seven years)
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Team: Lockerby Composite Vikings
Seed: Not published
Event: OFSAA Girls Curling
Date: March 21-24
Game 1: Wed, Mar 21, 8am versus Mary Ward Catholic SS (Toronto) - Result: Lockerby - 10, Mary Ward - 2
Game 2: Wed, Mar 21, 1:30pm versus St Mary Catholic HS (Eastern Ontario AA) - Result: St Mary - 8, Lockerby - 1
Game 3: Thu, Mar 22, 1:30pm versus A.N. Myer SS (Southern Ontario AA) - Result: Lockerby - 11, A.N. Myer - 3
Game 4: Fri, Mar 23, 8am versus M.M. Robinson HS (Hamilton) - Result: Lockerby - 8, Robinson - 2
Lockerby finishes second in their pool

Quarter final round begins at 3pm on Fri, Mar 23
Quarter final: Lockerby vs St Mary "A" (4-0-0 in round robin play) - Result: St Mary "A" - 5, Lockerby - 3 (eliminated from further play)
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Team: St Charles College Cardinals
Seed: #9
Event: OFSAA Boys "A"/"AA" Hockey in Oshawa
Date: March 21-24
Game 1: Wed, Mar 21, 2:30pm vs #1 seed Bishop Macdonnell Celtics (Guelph)
Bishop Macdonnell - 8, St Charles - 1 (Joe Reilly)
Game 2: Thu, Mar 22, 10:30am vs #8 seed Ridley College
Ridley - 3, St Charles - 0
Game 3: Thu, Mar 22, 6:30pm vs #16 seed Pereyma
Pereyma - 1, St Charles - 0
Game 4: Fri, Mar 23, 8:30am vs #17 seed Father John Redmond
Redmond - 7, St Charles - 3 (Kyle Rick (2), Anthony Galic)
Quarter final round begins 4pm on Fri, Mar 23rd
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Team: Collège Notre-Dame Alouettes
Seed: #2
Event: OFSAA Girls "A"/"AA" Hockey
Date: March 20-22
Game 1: Tue, Mar 20, 8am versus unseeded Holy Cross (Central Ontario)
Notre-Dame - 4 (Manon Davis - 3, Melissa Bertrand), Holy Cross - 1
Game 2: Tue, Mar 20, 1:30pm versus unseeded Archbishop Dennis O'Connor (Lake Ontario AA)
Notre-Dame - 6 (Manon Davis - 3, Jacklyn Upchan, Melissa Camirand, Valerie Valiquette), Dennis O'Connor - 2
Game 3: Wed, Mar 21, 9:15am vs #7 seed Bishop Tonnos (Hamilton)
Bishop Tonnos - 3, Notre-Dame - 2 (Danielle Rancourt, Josée Bélanger)
Quarter final - Wed, Mar 21, 3pm - Notre-Dame vs Stoufville (#1 seed)
Stoufville - 1, Notre-Dame - 0 (CND eliminated from further contention)
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Mar 21 - Twenty of the best senior boys basketball players, representing fourteen different high schools in the region, took to the hard court earlier this evening for the SDSSAA Boys Basketball All-Star Classic at Macdonald Cartier.

Talent level was high, action was fast and furious and results will be uploaded as they become available.

Click here for a complete roster (adobe acrobat format)
Picture gallery - Pic1 (side) - Pic2 - Pic 3

Mar 7 (update!) - Here is a results tracker for teams participating at out-of-town events this week:

OFSAA Girls 'A' Volleyball Championship - Marymount Regals collect silver!! - seeded 2nd
Game one - Tue, Mar 6th: Marymount - 2, Sir Sanford Fleming (North York) - 0 (25-13, 25-6)

Game two - Tue, Mar 6th: Marymount - 2, Nouvelle-Alliance (Barrie) - 0, #15 seed (25-17, 25-14)
Game three - Tue, Mar 6th: Glencoe - 2, Marymount - 0 (25-16, 25-13)
Game four - Wed, Mar 7th: Marymount - 2, St Joseph's - 0 (25-10, 25-10)
Tiebreak #1 - Marymount def. Nouvelle-Alliance  15-7
Tiebreak #2 - Marymount def. Glencoe  15-12
Quarter finals - Wed, Mar 7th - 12:30pm - Marymount - 2 vs Marc-Garneau - 0 (25-15, 25-10)
Semi finals - Marymount - 2 vs Jean Vanier - 0 (25-22, 25-15)
Championship Finals - L'Escale def. Marymount  3-0    (25-15, 25-19, 25-16)
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Click NOSSA logo for on-going results of NOSSA "A"/"AA" Boys Hockey (begins Tue, Mar 6 @ 9am)
SDSSAA reps at this event: St Charles College and Collège Notre-Dame - St Charles and West Ferris to meet in championship final Wed @ 6pm (Countryside) -
Cards defeat the Trojans 5-1 to win NOSSA title!!

Click here for Cards team pic

Lasalle is currently participating in NOSSA "AAA" Boys Hockey hosted by the Soo. Results:
Game one (Tue, 11am): Lasalle - 4, White Pines - 4
Game two (Tue, 6pm): Lasalle - 1 vs St Joseph/Scollard Hall - 6
Game three: Lasalle - 5 vs St Basil - 3 (Wed, 9am) - did not advance

OFSAA Boys 'A' Basketball Championship - Chelmsford Flyers - seeded 11th
Game one - Mon, Mar 5th: AC Mère-Theresa (Greater Hamilton) - 63, Chelmsford - 21
Game two - Tue, Mar 6th: Kapuskasing - 72, Chelmsford - 43
Game three - Tue, Mar 6th (consolation draw): Chelmsford - 52, Tilbury (Southwest Ont) - 40
Game four (consolation semis) - Chelmsford - 42, Ashbury (Ottawa) - 30
Game five (consolation finals) - Chelmsford vs Notre-Dame (East Ont) - 51, Chelmsford - 26
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OFSAA Girls 'AAA' Volleyball - Championship - St Benedict Bears - seeded 9th
Game one - Tue, Mar 6th: St. Benedict - 2, Chatham Kent - 1 (25-21, 21-25, 15-7) - #8 seed
Game two - Tue, Mar 6th: St. Benedict - 2, Don Bosco - 0 (25-11, 25-9), #19 seed
Game three - Tue, Mar 6th: St Michael CSS (Stratford) - 2 St Benedict - 0 (25-20, 25-13)
Game four - Wed, Mar 7th: St Benedict - 2, John McCrae SS (Nepean) - 1 (26-24, 18-25, 15-8)
Game five - Wed, Mar 7th (quarter final) - Jacob Hespeler - 2, St Benedict - 0 (25-19, 25-11)
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Mar 5 - Planning for another active badminton season is already underway. Event details for the 11th Annual Sudbury High School Invitational Tournament to be hosted on Mar 30-31 have been released, as well as the event info for the 2007 NOSSA championship on Apr 20-21.

Click here for Invitational Info (adobe acrobat file) - Click here for NOSSA Info (adobe acrobat file)

Mar 4 - One of the best ever ... Just a few words to describe the seven period marathon deciding game of the Lasalle / St Charles boys hockey series played last night (and this morning) at Countryside Arena. Matt Golanski finally broke the 3-3 deadlock at the 10:30 mark of the fourth overtime period to lead the Lancers to their second consecutive city title. Lancer netminder Tyler Maslakewycz was named the MVP of the playoffs and was solid throughout the final series for Lasalle.

Mar 3 - The Lasalle Lancers have forced a fifth and deciding game in their best of five SDSSAA senior boys hockey division I series against St Charles College, edging their New Sudbury rival by a final score of 1-0 in front of a capacity crowd at Carmichael Arena earlier this evening. The win keeps Lancer hopes of back-to-back playoff titles alive, while for the Cards, a win tommorrow night would represent their second Robert Brown Cup in the past three years..

The only goal of the game, despite several chances for both sides, was scored by Lancer captain Matt Bouchard, his second of the series, unassisted. The Lancers held in the edge in shots, managing 29 on Cards' netminder T.J. Pugliese, while the Cards' directed 21 shots on Lasalle tender Tyler Maslakewycz. Both goaltenders were outstanding in key moments during the game.

The result sets the scene for the fifth and final game of the series, which will be played Sunday, March 4th at the Countryside Sports Complex. Start time is 9pm.

Mar 3 - It was a wild time on the Island on Saturday, with the Lively Hawks managing the coveted sweep by virtue of a double overtime win over the Manitoulin Mustangs thereby hauling in the SDSSAA boys hockey division II banner. Further game details were not known at time of writing. Also this evening, the individual award winners from division II play were recognized in a special ceremony.

The winning candidates were as follows:
Most Sportsmanlike Player - Robert King (Lo-Ellen Park)
Best Defenceman - Mike Keller (St Benedict)
Most Valuable Player - Cody Robson (Lively)
Best Goaltender - Lyle Baibomsai (Espanola)
Top Scorer - Cody Robson (Lively)
Top Goaltenders (by average) - Mitchell Orford and Jamie Delange (Manitoulin)

Mar 3 - A few SDSSAA grapplers participating at OFSAA Wrestling on Thursday and Friday in Brampton managed some impressive results.

Sheldon Burton, Diana Ford and Spencer Burton, all of Chelmsford Valley DCS, hauled in a silver, bronze and fourth place medal in the 64kg, 54kg and 67kg weight classes respectively.

Also, Celeste Rodrigues of ES Macdonald Cartier captured a silver medal in her 64kg weight class.

Some other highlights were as follows:
Jenna Howard (Chelmsford) - 6th, 41kg
Dylan Byrnes Chelmsford - 5th, 95 kg
Lee Anna Taillefer (ES Macdonald Cartier) - 5th, 83kg

A total of 29 wrestlers representing ten different SDSSAA schools participated.

Click on logo for OFSAA Wrestling website

Mar 2 - Seed positions and schedules for SDSSAA teams advancing to OFSAA championships have now been released. The results are as follows:

Chelmsford Flyers - seeded 11th
Game one - Mon, Mar 5th: versus number one seed AC Mère-Theresa (Greater Hamilton)
Game two - Tue, Mar 6th: 9:30am (if game one is won), 11:15am (if game one is lost)
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Marymount Regals - seeded 2nd
Game one - Tue, Mar 6th: 12noon, versus Glencoe DHS (London), #5 seed
Game two - Tue, Mar 6th: 3pm vs Sir Sanford Fleming (North York), #18 seed
Game three - Tue, Mar 6th: 6pm vs St Joseph's (Renfrew), #12 seed
Game four - Wed, Mar 7th: 8am vs Nouvelle-Alliance (Barrie) - #15 seed
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St Benedict Bears - seeded 9th
Game one - Tue, Mar 6th: 1:30pm vs Chatham-Kent (Chatham), #8 seed
Game two - Tue, Mar 6th: 4:30pm vs Don Bosco CSS (Etobicoke), #19 seed
Game three - Tue, Mar 6th: 7:30pm vs St Michael CSS (Stratford), #3 seed
Game four - Wed, Mar 7th: 9:15am versus John McCrae SS (Nepean), #14 seed
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Mar 2 - The Lively Hawks, thanks to a follow-the-bouncing-puck goal off the stick of Brody Burns with six minutes remaining in the game, came back from a 5-2 deficit to defeat the Manitoulin Mustangs 6-5 Thursday afternoon, and take a 1 game to nil lead in the boys hockey division II best of three final series. The Hawks now have a chance to sweep the series on Saturday night on the Island, with game two taking an 8pm start in the Howland Arena. A third and deciding game in the series, should it be necessary, will be hosted Tuesday, March 6th, 3:30pm in West Bay.

Meanwhile, in other hockey news, game four of the division I final series between St Charles and Lasalle which was previously scheduled for Friday, March 2nd, has been postponed due to weather conditions. Game four will be hosted Saturday, March 4th, 6:30pm in the Carmichael Arena. A fifth game in the series, should it be needed, will be hosted on Sunday at a time and arena to be determined later.

The Soo representatives for both NOSSA championships have also been decided. By virtue of a 4-0 Sir James Dunn victory over St Basil last night, the Eagles will participate in the "A"/"AA" event to be hosted in Sudbury, while the Saints will stay at home for the "AAA" event.

Click here for the NOSSA AAA Boys Hockey Schedule (adobe acrobat file) - Click here for the NOSSA A/AA Boys Hockey Schedule

Feb 28 - A small but talented group of alpine ski racers make their return to Sudbury today after competing in the OFSAA Alpine Ski event in Collingwood Monday and Tuesday. Here is a summary of results from day two of the competition:

Race / Place / Name / School / Run 1 Time / Run 2 Time / Total Time
Level two boys giant slalom - 13th place - Alex Moser - Lockerby   47.86 47.04 94.90
Level one girls slalom - 17th - Emily Fraser - Lockerby - 49.27 49.25 98.52
Level one boys slalom - 29th place - Jason  Jones - St Benedict  46.77 49.56 96.33

Click here for OFSAA Alpine Ski Website

In pic: left to right
Jason Jones (St. Benedict), Alex Moser (Lockerby CS), Monika Jost (Coach - St. Benedict), Emily Fraser (Lockerby CS), Karin Augenstein (Coach - Lockerby CS)

Feb 28 - The NOSSA Hockey Boys AAA schedule has just been released. Lasalle faces the number one seed out of the Soo in their first game on 11am Tuesday. Click here for a copy of the schedule (adobe acrobat file - updated Mar 2nd with team names included)

Feb 27 - Down two games to none and facing elimination in the senior boys hockey division I championship final series, the Lasalle Lancers force a fourth game in the series by the slimmest of margins earlier this evening, defeating the St Charles Cardinals 2-1 by virtue of a goal off the stick of Zane Pitawanakwat with just 22.6 seconds remaining in the game.

Teams played to a scoreless deadlock after the first and second periods, with Nick Aaviku scoring the first goal of the game with 13:09 remaining in the third. Less than five minutes later, Anthony Galic knotted up the game at a goal apiece with a somewhat controversial goal, a brief officials' conference required to confirm that the goal was not kicked in.

The Lancer victory sets the stage for game four of the series, slated for Friday, March 3rd in the Carmichael Arena. Start time is 7pm.

Between the second and third periods of tonight's game, SDSSAA senior hockey's outstanding performers were recognized in several award categories as follows:
Top Scorer of the Regular Season - Michael Snow, Lockerby
Best Goaltender By Average - T.J. Pugliese, Scott Lauber, St Charles
Best Defenceman - Corey Labelle, St Charles
Most Sportsmanlike Player - Jordan Mills, St Charles
Best Goaltender (voting) - T.J. Pugliese, St Charles
Most Valuable Player - Michael Snow, Lockerby
Coaches of the Year - Dan Colton and Ian Gray, Lockerby

Click here for summary of past boys hockey individual wards

Feb 27 - Earlier today at the McClelland Arena, the L'Horizon Aigles withstood a late game rally from the Marymount Regals to lay claim to their fourth division II girls hockey playoff title in six years.

The Aigles, who won the first game of the series on Monday 4-0, held a 2-0 advantage thanks to goals from Micheline Frappier and Christine Venne until 3:34 remaining in the game. Then, the Regals' Cara Kirkwood breathed new life by scoring Marymount's first goal of the series. With just seconds remaining, Regals' Johanna Chalupiak just missed the far side of the net on an excellent chance to force overtime, but it was not to be.

For the Aigles, it was just the lift needed to bolster chances at the Franco Ontarien Tournament, which starts Thursday in Hearst.

Click here for an Aigles' team picture

Feb 27 - For the second time in four years, Collège Notre-Dame has claimed the girls hockey Division I playoff championship. The Als' posted their second consecutive 2-0 victory over a plucky Lively Hawks team earlier this afternoon, a team that finished second to the Alouettes during the regular season.

Despite another outstanding performance from Hawks' netminder Lindsey Smith, the Als' consistently pressured the Hawks throughout the game, with goals scored by Valérie Valiquette, her second of the series, and Josée Belanger.

For their part, the never-say-die Hawks were able to accomplish what no other team had done up to this point in SDSSAA play: hold the Als' potent offence to less than four goals in two consecutive games. Notre-Dame averaged just over seven goals per game during the regular season.

The other members of the Alouettes include: Natalie Vincent, Jacklyn Upchan, Karly Dudar, Danielle Rancourt, Mélissa Bertrand, Mélissa Camirand, Joelle Loiselle, Danyka Gagnon, Sophie Fortin, Manon Davis, Vanessa Jacques and Stéphanie Bonin. The team is coached by Jean-Claude Davis, Lise Davis, Norm Valiquette, Bruno Rancourt and Michèle Albert.

The Als' now advance to the NOSSA girls hockey A/AA championship game, hosted at Memorial Gardens in North Bay next Wednesday. Game time is 7pm.

A win there would advance them to the OFSAA Championship in Belleville, an event at which they won a silver medal last year.

Click here for a team picture

Feb 27 - Results from day one of OFSAA Alpine Ski in Colllingwood:

Race / Place / Name / School / Run 1 Time / Run 2 Time / Total Time / Total # Racers
Level two boys slalom - 5th place - Alex Moser - Lockerby   38.44            42.59            81.03 (78)
Level one girls giant slalom - 36th - Emily Fraser - Lockerby - 41.71            42.49            84.20 (84)
Level one boys giant slalom - 68th place - Jason  Jones - St Benedict  42.80       42.02            84.82 (87)

Races continue throughout the day today.

Click here for OFSAA Alpine Ski Website

Feb 26 - Here are a few snippets of information following NOSSA championships hosted over the weekend. More info will be added as it becomes available:

Boys' Basketball:
Senior "A" - The Chelmsford Flyers defeated Central Algoma in the championship final 43-38 in double overtime. It was the second time the Flyers defeated CASS during the tournament, the first a 34-32 win during round robin play. The Flyers now advance to OFSAA, starting Monday, March 5th in Belleville.
Senior "AAA" - The Lasalle Lancers' dream season came to a screeching halt on Saturday, losing in the championship final to St Basil of the Soo, 49-46.

Girls Volleyball:
Senior "AA" - After defeating them 2-1 during round robin play, the Lo-Ellen Park Knights had the tables turned on them in the final against Widffifield, dropping a 2-1 decision (25-19, 22-25, 15-13).
Senior "AAA" - The St Benedict Bears are the new NOSSA Senior "AA" champs, blanking the St Joseph/Scollard Hall Bears of North Bay 2-nil (25-20, 25-19). St Benedict now advances to OFSAA hosted by Ernestown beginning March 5th.

OFSAA Nordic Ski (North Bay):
Marlee Clement - St Benedict - 37th - junior girls
Katie Ellsworth - Lo-Ellen - 40th - junior girls
Emily Townend - Lo-Ellen - 87th - junior girls
Georgina Rainsford - Lo-Ellen - 99th - junior girls
Hanna Jarecki - Lo-Ellen - 104th - junior girls
Emily Fraser - Lockerby - 106th - junior girls
Andrew Kendall - St Benedict - 7th, junior boys
John Colwell - Lively - 9th - junior boys
Rory Lepage - Lively - 75th, junior boys
Carson Collins - St Benedict - 58th - junior boys
Kelsey Collins - St Benedict - 50th - senior girls
Jonathon Hey - Lockerby - 26th, senior boys
Russ Hanson - Lo-Ellen - 40th, senior boys
Sam Merrifield - Lo-Ellen - 48th, senior boys
Chris Hey - Lo-Ellen - 61st, senior boys

Feb 24 - The St Charles Cardinals have grabbed a 2-0 stranglehold on the boys' hockey best of five championship final series against the Lasalle Lancers, thanks to a pair of victories over the weekend. First, on Friday night, the Cards bumped the Lancers 6-2, and followed that up with a 4-3 win on Saturday. Game three, and possibly the deciding game of the series, goes Tuesday night, 7:30pm in the Countryside Arena.

Meanwhile in division II play, the Lively Hawks disposed of the Espanola Spartans in their semi final series two games to nothing, defeating them 9-3 on Thursday in Walden, then doubling them 6-3 in Espanola on Saturday. Manitouliin also swept their semi final series over Bishop Carter, winning 5-4 on Thursday in Capreol, then following it up with a 6-5 win on home ice on Saturday. Jamie Delange was stellar between the pipes for the Mustangs to secure the series deciding win. Game one of the Lively/Manitoulin best of three series will now take place Thursday at 3pm in the Tom Davies Arena in Walden. Game two will then take place Saturday at 8pm in Little Current, followed by game three, if necessary, on Tuesday, March 6th on the Island with location and time TBA.

Feb 22 - The SDSSAA swim championship was hosted on Tuesday, February 20th at the Laurentian pool. Following are the team aggregate scores: 1. Lockerby 536, 2. Lo-Ellen 245 , 3. College Notre Dame 208, 4. Marymount 201, 5. Lasalle 174, 6. Espanola 116, 7. St. Benedict's 100, 8. Confederation 96, 9. Bishop A Carter 69, 10. Champlain 64, 11. Franco-Cite 46, 12. Sudbury Secondary 39, 13. St. Charles 34, 14. L'Horizon 23, 15. Sacre Coeur 21, 16. Franco- Ouest 19, 17. Chelmsford 16, 18. Lively 1.

Individual High Point Awards were as follows:
Midget Girls- Brittany Sliede- LCS, Midget Boys- Sheldon McGinn- LCS, Junior Girls- Lindsey Hocevar- LEP, Junior Boys- Tyson Zeman- St. Ben's, Senior Girls-Stephanie Aubin- CND, Senior Boys- Justin Belcourt- Confed, Open Girls- Molly Green- Lasalle, Open Boys-Mitchell Vatcher- LCS.

Lockerby took home the overall aggregate banner for the 13th consecutive year while Marymount claimed the "A" aggregate banner.

Click here for a full set of event results (adobe acrobat file)

Feb 22 - Curious about when and where SDSSAA teams are playing in their respective NOSSA championships this weekend? Not a problem, click on the link below to access NOSSA schedule information (boys AAA basketball added 1:30pm Feb 22nd).

Click here for NOSSA information (adobe acrobat file)

Feb 19 - Here's quick re-cap of championships claimed by SDSSAA teams over the weekend.


Midget Boys > Lo-Ellen - 45, Lockerby - 41
The playoff title represented Lo-Ellen's first since 2002 and only the third in the history of the league dating back to 1961
Kevin Wiseman was the top score for Lo-Ellen with 10 points - Lockerby's top scorer was Justin Smal with 11 points

Junior Boys Division II > Macdonald Cartier - 45, Champlain - 40
Third place Macdonald Cartier, at 6-4, upset the regular season champs at 9-1
It is the Pantheres' second title in four years
Macdonald Cartier now hosts Horizon on Monday night for the right to represent Sudbury at NOSSA Junior "A" in Sturgeon Falls this weekend.

Senior Boys Division II > Chelmsford - 54, Macdonald Cartier - 34
The regular season champs claimed their first playoff title since 1989
The Flyers now advance to NOSSA Senior "A" hosted by ES Northern in Sturgeon this weekend

Junior Boys Division I > Lasalle - 55, L'Horizon - 39
Though tied in the regular season standings at 12-2, Lasalle convincingly won their fourth consecutive junior playoff title
Mike Price of Lasalle nad Chris Chaput of L'Horizon led all scorers with 12 points apiece

Senior Boys Division I > Lasalle - 68, Lo-Ellen Park - 55
The Lancers made it a perfect end to a perfect season to collect their sixth consecutive banner.
The senior Lancers and their junior counterparts will advance to NOSSA "AAA" Basketball in the Soo this weekend.
Despite the loss, the Lo-Ellen juniors and seniors have qualified for the NOSSA "AA" Basketball event, also hosted in the Soo this weekend.


Midget > Lockerby - 3, Lo-Ellen - 2
The 5-2 Knights made it closer than many would have predicted, but in the end the regular season champion Vikings collected the banner.
The title represented Lockerby's second in five years.

Junior Division II > Chelmsford - 3, L'Horizon - 0
Though tied with L'Horizon at 7-1 after regular season play, the Flyers reigned supreme in the final to collect their first ever junior division II title.
The Aigles will now challenge Marymount on Tuesday for the right to represent SDSSAA at NOSSA "A" hosted at Algonquin in North Bay on Saturday.

Senior Division II > L'Horizon - 3, Sacré-Coeur - 2
The Aigles knocked off the undefeated regular season champs to collect their first ever senior division II title as well.

Junior Division I > Lockerby - 3, St Benedict - 0
The 5-2 Vikings defeated the 6-3 Bears to collect their first junior playoff title since 2002.
The Vikes will now advance to NOSSA "AAA" hosted by Lasalle SS this weekend.

Senior Division I > Lo-Ellen Park - 3, Marymount - 1
The Knights posted an upset victory over the Regals to collect their fifth senior title in seven years.
Lo-Ellen will now advance to the NOSSA "AA" championship this weekend at Lo-Ellen and College Notre-Dame.

Feb 13 - Katie Ellsworth of Lo-Ellen, John Colwell of Lively and Andrew Kendall of St Benedict all were medal winners at the NOSSA Nordic Ski Championship hosted in North Bay earlier today. Many of the SDSSAA racers who were in North Bay today will make a repeat visit for the OFSAA Championship, also scheduled to be hosted in the 'Bay beginning Thursday, February 22nd.

Click here for a full set of results (adobe acrobat file)

Feb 12 - The NOSSA Alpine Ski Championships were successfully contested earlier today under clear but frigid temperatures at Adanac Ski Hill. Over one hundred and twenty racers representing fourteen different high schools from Sudbury and North Bay participated. In level I and II team competition, Marymount finished second in the girls' division while Lockerby placed second in boys'. Four local racers qualified for OFSAA as the highest placing skier not on a qualifying team. They include: Emily Fraser - Lockerby (Level One Girls), Jason Jones - St Benedict (Level One Boys), Meghan Millard - Lo-Ellen (Level Two - Girls) and Alex Moser - Lockerby (Level Two - Boys).

Click here for a complete set of results, including an awards summary (adobe acrobat file)

Feb 9 - The 2006/07 campaign proved to be another successful year of wrestling for SDSSAA grapplers. Macdonald Cartier captured top honours in the girls' division while Lockerby came out on top in boys' competition. Selected participants will now vy for NOSSA honours in Sturgeon Falls on Thu, Feb 15th.

Click here for a full set of championship results

Feb 9 - The most exciting week of the winter sport season is upon us, as the playoff round in basketball, hockey and volleyball has officially arrived.

Click here for an updated preview of all games next week

Feb 9 - UPDATE! Over forty nordic skiers representing six different SDSSAA schools descended upon the Walden Trails for the SDSSAA nordic ski championship on Thursday. Jon Hey of Lockerby, Kelsey Collins of St Benedict, John Colwell of Lively and Katie Ellsworth of Lo-Ellen took top honours in senior boys, senior girls, junior boys and junior girls competition respectively.

Click here for a complete results summary (adobe acrobat file)

Feb 7 - The nordic ski sport committee hosted a preliminary meet yesterday at Laurentian University, to help prepare for the city championships on Thursday. The city championships meanwhile, have been moved to the Walden Trails, with a start time of 1pm.

Click here for a set of results - Click here for a start list for Thursday

Feb 6 - The SDSSAA Alpine Ski Championships were successfully contested earlier today under clear but frigid temperatures at Adanac Ski Hill. Over one hundred racers representing nine different high schools participated.

In team results, Marymount Academy was able to collect its first overall girls title since 1982, while in boys competition, Lockerby Composite school thwarted St Benedict's attempt at a three-peat. In overall aggregate scores, Lockerby managed to hold off stiff competition from the likes of Lo-Ellen Park and St Benedict to collect their eighth overall title in nine years.

Selected racers now qualify for the NOSSA championships, also to be hosted in Sudbury on Monday, February 12th.

Click here for a full summary of results (adobe acrobat file)

Feb 5 - A total of 122 skiers from nine different high schools in the region have registered for tommorrow's SDSSAA Alpine Ski Championship to be hosted at Adanac.

Races are scheduled to get underway at 9:30am and will consist of two runs of giant slalom (morning) and one run of slalom (afternoon). An additional slalom run may be added time permitting.

Click here for a start list

Feb 1 (Adanac) - Over sixty alpine ski hopefuls representing nine high schools in Sudbury participating in SDSSAA's annual alpine ski preliminary meet that was hosted earlier today at Adanac Ski Hill.

The preliminary is used as a dry run for the city championship, which will be hosted on Tuesday, February 6th, and also for NOSSA slated for the following Monday, February 12th, both of these races being hosted at Adanac as well.

Click here for a full slate of results

Jan 29 - Under the careful tutolage of convener Ed Millard, the collosal Nickel Classic Volleyball Tournament is set to get underway this Friday, February 2nd. A total of 64 teams, 32 junior and 32 senior, will take to seven different courts beginning at 3pm.

Round robin action continues at all seven sites (Lo-Ellen, Lasalle, Confederation, Hanmer, St Charles, Lively and St Benedict) until Saturday at 10am, followed by the playoffs at 11am. The junior championship final is slated for 5pm at St Charles, while the senior is slated for 5:30pm at Lo-Ellen.

Twenty of the sixty-four teams entered represent the SDSSAA, but the remaining draw is comprised of teams from as far away as Hamilton, Ottawa, Guelph, Kapuskasing, Orangeville and South Porcupine.

For more information on the tournament and its schedule, click here

Jan 19 - All Star game results are available by clicking here.

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Jan 19 - In a continuing effort to track the progress of senior hockey teams that have now been separated into two distinct divisions, a summary of both parts of the regular season schedule results has been compiled and will be updated on a regular basis.

Click here for an updated summary

Jan 15 - A summary of wrestling team standings, updated to Dec 20th, are available here.

Jan 12 - The SDSSAA boys and girls hockey all-star organizing committee is pleased to present players that will be featured on its 2007 teams. This year's game will take place at the Tom Davies' Memorial Arena in Walden on Thursday, January 18th. The girls' game will begin at 6pm, followed by the hugely popular special skills presentation at 7:30pm, and the boys' game at 8:30pm.

A total of 72 student-athletes representing twenty-six different school teams across the region and selected from a pool of over one hundred candidates, are expected to participate. First alternates listed on the attachment will be invited to participate should a player who was selected not be able to attend.

Some tickets are available in advance at selected schools and will also be available at the door. Students are $2, adults $4.

Click here for team rosters (adobe acrobat format *updated Jan 18th)

Jan 11 - Senior boys hockey coaches sat down last night at Lasalle Secondary to hammer out part two of the regular season schedule. Teams have now split into two distinct divisions and will vy for the division I and II crowns separately. Division I will include: St Charles, Notre-Dame, Lockerby, Lasalle, Confederation and Horizon, while Division II will feature Manitoulin, Bishop Carter, Chelmsford, Lo-Ellen, Lively, St Benedict and Espanola.

All playoff dates listed on this schedule are tentative and will be finalized ath the next league meeting of February 7th.

Click here for a schedule (adobe acrobat format)

Dec 21 - Season's greetings are extended from the SDSSAA executive and membership. All games and competitions are on temporary hiatus from Dec 22 to Jan 8, inclusive. Happy Holidays!

Dec 21 - A summary of wrestling team standings, updated to Dec 20th, are available here.

Dec 13 - The action was fast and furious earlier this evening, as Lockerby Composite School played hosted to the "best of the best" in girls' high school basketball, the 2006 Senior All-Star Game.

The two sides combined for over 110 points on the night, but in the end the game belonged to Team Larocque, coached by Jean-Gilles Larocque of Bishop Carter Catholic Secondary School, whose charges led throughout and wound up winning by the final score of 69-48.

Team Larocque, who led by quarter scores of 18-8, 37-26 and 51-35, were led by Marymount's Ryan Faiella with a game high 16 points, Melissa Lariviere of the Notre-Dame Alouettes with 13 and Lasalle's Kristine Lalonde and Lockerby's Robyn West with 10 apiece.

On the other side of the court, Team Lalonde, coach by Mary Collinson of Lasalle Secondary School, had top scoring performances from the likes of Amanda McDonald of Lasalle with 15, Lively's Katie Gorman with 10, and Marymount's Whitney Faiella and Chelmsford's Crystal Brunet with six apiece.

The game is an annual highlight of the SDSSAA girls' season and is organized by convener Bill Gordon of Lasalle Secondary School.

Click here for a team picture

Dec 7 - Comin' right at ya ... The Notre-Dame Alouettes thwarted this break-away attempt, and held on for 6-3 win over the Chargers to record their sixth straight victory of the regular season earlier today at the Centennial Arena. The Als' then extended their win streak to seven by virtue of a 7-5 win over the Manitoulin Mustangs on the Island on Saturday.

The Chargers slipped to 4-3 with Friday's loss, while the Mustangs drop to 2-5 with Saturday's result.

Click here for standings summary - Click here for link to scorecrazy

Dec 7 - After a very successful girls basketball season the SDSSAA girls basketball “All Star” game will occur on Tuesday, December 12th at 7:30 pm. The location for this year’s game is Lockerby Composite School.

Click here for a roster and more info (adobe acrobat format)

Dec 2 - We'll be tracking SDSSAA team performances at OFSAA girls' basketball which began Thursday, with Lasalle Lancers at "AAA" in Stratford, and the Marymount Regals at the "A" event in Dresden:

Lancers -
The Lancers will have to settle for fourth place medals, for the second time in three years, after dropping a bronze medal game against fourth ranked St Mark of Ottawa.
*After having suffered a devastating loss in the semis vs Burlington Nelson, the Lancers will be attempting to collect their second bronze medal, after eight consecutive OFSAA appearances, against fourth ranked St Mark.
Game One: vs Thousand Islands SS (unseeded) - Thu, 6pm - Lasalle 60 Thousand Islands 37 (top scorers: Kristine Lalonde - 26 points, Amanda McDonald - 11 points)
Game Two: vs Donald A. Wilson (unseeded) - Fri, 2pm - Lasalle 72 Donald A. Wilson 32 (top scorer: Kristine Lalonde - 30, Laura Furchner - 10)
Quarter Final: vs Barrie Central (#7) - Fri, 8pm - Lasalle 37 Barrie Central 21 (top scorers: Kristine Lalonde - 10, Carley Blaseg - 7)
Semi Final: vs Burlington Nelson (#3) - Sat, noon - Nelson 50 Lasalle 34 (top scorers: Kristine Lalonde and Amanda McDonald - 12)
Bronze medal game: vs St Mark (#4) - Sat, 6pm - St Mark 60 Lasalle 57 (top scorers: Kristine Lalonde - 28, Amanda McDonald - 11)

Game One: vs St Michael CHS (#2) - Thu, noon - St Michael 52, Marymount 40 (top scorers: Ryan Faiella and Lindsay Wandziak - 8 points)
Game Two: vs Ashbury College (#5) - Fri, noon - Ashbury 44, Marymount 15
Game Three (friendship draw): vs Nelson A. Boylen - Fri, 3pm - Nelson A. Boylen 62 Marymount 34 (top scorer: Jennifer Geryk)

Click here for the OFSAA Girls "AAA" website | Click here for the OFSAA Girls "A" Basketball Website

Dec 2 - UPDATE #2! The Lancers dropped a 4-1 decision to Timiskaming in the quarter finals, so ending Sudbury hopes of another NDA tourney crown.

UPDATE! The Lasalle Lancers defeat Lively Tourney Finalist Central Algoma 4-1 to grab a quarter final birth at the NDA tourney earlier today. The defending champs now face Timiskaming District, who advanced with a round robin record of 2-1-0, this afternoon at 3:30pm. Lively and Manitoulin finished the three day event with 1-2-0 records, while Lockerby finished at 0-1-2.

Dec 1 - Three of four SDSSAA teams entered in the NDA Hockey Invitational in North Bay this weekend emerged from day one of competition with two points a hopes of quarter final births very much alive, with the Lively Hawks recording the lone Sudbury win on the day. Lively is 1-1 (4-3 win over Bawating, 5-1 loss to Algonquin), Lasalle 0-0-2 (2-2 and 4-4 against West Ferris and Timmins respectively), Lockerby also 0-0-2 (3-3 vs Timiskaming District and Widdifield) and Manitoulin 0-2-0 (3-5 vs Timiskaming, 3-5 vs Widdifield). Round Robin competition continues tommorrow morning. The top two teams from each pool advance to Saturday night's quarter final round.

Click here for the NDA Hockey Website

Nov 28 - SNOW DAY! In accordance with SDSSAA rules, in the event of a system-wide school closure, all association scheduled competitions shall be cancelled automatically. All competitions shall be rescheduled where possible.

Accordingly, all games scheduled for today, Tuesday, November 28th will be postponed.

Nov 27 - Four SDSSAA senior boys hockey teams, including Lively Hawks, Lasalle Lancers, Lockerby Vikings and Manitoulin Mustangs, will hit the ice for the 16-team, 33rd annual NDA Hockey Tournament beginning Friday. Sudbury teams have managed six of the past seven NDA championships, most recently with Lasalle taking top honours last year. Lively Tourney finalist Central Algoma is among the tourney entrants.

Click here for the NDA Hockey Website

Nov 25 - The Bishop Carter Golden Gators cruised to their third NOSSA "B" championship in two years, defeating North Shore representative and host ESC Franco-Ouest in the championship final 62-10. The Gators were easily the class of the three-team event (Soo rep Notre-Dame-des-Grands-Lacs withdrew from the event last week), outscoring their opponents by a combined 112-37 in the round robin.

Nov 25 - The Lasalle Lancers pulled off the coveted NOSSA sweep on Saturday in the Lancerdome, defeating their south end rivals, Lockerby Vikings, en route to both victories. The junior Lancers upset league champ Lockerby by the final score of 49-30, avenging four earlier season losses to the Vikes. The senior final was pretty much a repeat of the junior, with the Senior Lancers overwhelming the Vikings by a final score of 56-39. The Senior Lancers now advance to the OFSAA AAA Championship in Stratford beginning Thursday evening.

UPDATE! The Lancers will carry the #2 seed and will hit the court Thursday at 6pm versus unseeded Thousand Islands Secondary of Brockville. A win Thursday will pit them against the loser of #3 ranked Regina Mundi Catholic College of London and unseeded Donald A. Wilson Secondary of Whitby, 2pm Friday.

Click here for the OFSAA Girls "AAA" website

Nov 25 - The senior Regals from Marymount dropped a five point heart breaker in the final of the NOSSA Senior "A" Girls basketball championship hosted in Elliot Lake. The Regals lost to the Algonquin Barons 27-22, a team they defeated earlier in the draw 31-29. Despite the championship loss, the Regals still managed to advance to the OFSAA championship in Dresden this Thursday, with the extra NOSSA team permitted thanks to a gold medal performance from St Basil of the Soo last year.

UPDATE! Marymount Academy will first see action on Thursday at noon versus #2 ranked St Michael CHS. A win or loss pits them against the loser or winner (respectively) between #5 ranked Ashbury College, and unseede Nipigon-Red Rock, at noon on Friday.

Click here for the OFSAA Girls "A" Basketball Website

Nov 25 - The College Notre-Dame Alouettes learned first hand why the St Mary's Knights are considered the class of girls "AA" basketball in Northern Ontario, dropping the championship junior final 52-33 at St Benedict. Indeed, no opponent came closer to St Mary's than the 19 points achieved in the Notre-Dame game. At last check, Chippewa and St Mary's were set to do battle in the senior AA NOSSA final.

Nov 25 - The Lively Hawks' dream season came to end in Woodbridge earlier today, finishing the round robin portion of the OFSAA Boys "A" Championship with a 2-2 record. The Hawks were able to manage straight sets wins over U of T Schools and Harrow, but dropped straight set losses to L'Escale and Durham Christian.

The record was good enough for a three way tie with Durham Christian and Harrow for second place in their pool, but by virtue of a tie breaker Lively was rendered third and so did not manage to advance to the championship side of the draw.

Click here for the OFSAA results page

Nov 21 - We've plotted schedules for SDSSAA teams participating in NOSSA girls basketball championships this weekend. Here's how it looks (revised Thu, 11:30am):

"B" (@ Espanola) - SDSSAA rep: Bishop Carter, all games Saturday (three team draw)

"A" Jr (@ Central Algoma) - SDSSAA rep: L'Horizon vs CASS (2pm, Friday) - winner plays at 7:30pm against winner of Elliot Lake vs Algonquin, loser at 6pm, championship Saturday at 2pm
"A" Sr (@ Elliot Lake) - SDSSAA rep: Marymount vs CASS (3:30pm, Friday) - winner plays at 8pm against winner of Elliot Lake vs Algonquin, loser at 6:30pm, championship Saturday at 2pm

"AA" (@ St Benedict) - SDSSAA Jr rep: Notre-Dame vs Espanola (4pm, Friday) - winner plays at 9am Saturday vs loser of West Ferrs vs St Mary's, vice versa at 1pm, championship at 5pm - SDSSAA Sr 1st seed: Notre-Dame vs St Mary's (2pm, Friday) - winner plays at 11am vs loser of Chippewa vs Lo-Ellen, vice versa at 3pm - SDSSAA Sr 1st seed: Notre-Dame vs St Mary's (2pm, Friday) - winner plays at 11am vs loser of Chippewa vs Lo-Ellen, loser plays at 3pm vs winner of Chippewa/Lo-Ellen - SDSSAA Sr 2nd seed: Lo-Ellen vs Chippewa (6pm, Fri), winner plays at 3pm vs loser of Notre-Dame vs St Mary's, loser plays winner of Notre-Dame/St Mary's at 11am - championship at 7pm

"AAA" (@ Lasalle) - Jr seed #1: Lockerby vs St Joseph/Scollard Hall (3pm, Friday) - winner plays loser of Lasalle vs St Basil (11am, Saturday), vice versa at 9am - Jr seed #2: Lasalle vs St Basil at 1pm (see above for second game), championship final at 5pm - Sr seed #1: Lasalle vs St Basil (5pm, Friday) - winner plays loser of Lockerby vs St Joseph/Scollard Hall (3pm, Saturday), vice versa at 1pm, Sr seed #2: Lockerby vs St Joseph/Scollard Hall (7pm, Friday), see above for second game, championship final at 7pm

Nov 25 - The Lively Hawks' dream season came to end in Woodbridge earlier today, finishing the round robin portion of the OFSAA Boys "A" Championship with a 2-2 record. The Hawks were able to manage straight sets wins over U of T Schools and Harrow, but dropped straight set losses to L'Escale and Durham Christian.

The record was good enough for a three way tie with Durham Christian and Harrow for second place in their pool, but by virtue of a tie breaker Lively was rendered third and so did not manage to advance to the championship side of the draw.

Click here for the OFSAA results page

Nov 21 - We've plotted schedules for SDSSAA teams participating in NOSSA girls basketball championships this weekend. Here's how it looks (revised Thu, 11:30am):

"B" (@ Espanola) - SDSSAA rep: Bishop Carter, all games Saturday (three team draw)

"A" Jr (@ Central Algoma) - SDSSAA rep: L'Horizon vs CASS (2pm, Friday) - winner plays at 7:30pm against winner of Elliot Lake vs Algonquin, loser at 6pm, championship Saturday at 2pm
"A" Sr (@ Elliot Lake) - SDSSAA rep: Marymount vs CASS (3:30pm, Friday) - winner plays at 8pm against winner of Elliot Lake vs Algonquin, loser at 6:30pm, championship Saturday at 2pm

"AA" (@ St Benedict) - SDSSAA Jr rep: Notre-Dame vs Espanola (4pm, Friday) - winner plays at 9am Saturday vs loser of West Ferrs vs St Mary's, vice versa at 1pm, championship at 5pm - SDSSAA Sr 1st seed: Notre-Dame vs St Mary's (2pm, Friday) - winner plays at 11am vs loser of Chippewa vs Lo-Ellen, vice versa at 3pm - SDSSAA Sr 1st seed: Notre-Dame vs St Mary's (2pm, Friday) - winner plays at 11am vs loser of Chippewa vs Lo-Ellen, loser plays at 3pm vs winner of Chippewa/Lo-Ellen - SDSSAA Sr 2nd seed: Lo-Ellen vs Chippewa (6pm, Fri), winner plays at 3pm vs loser of Notre-Dame vs St Mary's, loser plays winner of Notre-Dame/St Mary's at 11am - championship at 7pm

"AAA" (@ Lasalle) - Jr seed #1: Lockerby vs St Joseph/Scollard Hall (3pm, Friday) - winner plays loser of Lasalle vs St Basil (11am, Saturday), vice versa at 9am - Jr seed #2: Lasalle vs St Basil at 1pm (see above for second game), championship final at 5pm - Sr seed #1: Lasalle vs St Basil (5pm, Friday) - winner plays loser of Lockerby vs St Joseph/Scollard Hall (3pm, Saturday), vice versa at 1pm, Sr seed #2: Lockerby vs St Joseph/Scollard Hall (7pm, Friday), see above for second game, championship final at 7pm

Nov 20 - The Lively Hawks, newly crowned NOSSA "A" Boys Volleyball champs, have been seeded 9th at the OFSAA Championships beginning Friday morning in Woodbridge.

The Hawks find themselves in a pool with Durham Christian (LOSSA, seeded 3rd), E.S.C. L'Escale (EOSSAA, seeded 8th), Harrow District (SWOSSAA, unseeded), U of T Schools (TDSSAA, unseeded).

Click here for a schedule (LDSS is "B2") - Click here for the OFSAA "A" Boys Website

Nov 19 - The Korah Colts are the new Lively District Secondary School Invitational Hockey Tournament champions, defeating the Central Algoma Huskies in the final 2-1 in overtime. The Colts advanced to the final by doubling Lasalle 4-2 in one semi final, while the Notre-Dame Alouettes were nipped by the Huskies 2-1 in the other.

There wasn't much time to celebrate however, as both teams had to be back in the Soo for a regular season game at 8:30pm!

This year's event was very much up for grabs, with just two of the twenty one games in the tournament decided by more than three goals.

Click here for a full slate of results

Nov 18 - The Champlain Requins play host to the Boys "A" Volleyball Championships in Chelmsford, with both championship finals featuring all-Sudbury schools.

In the junior championship, the Macdonald Cartier Pantheres upset the Champlain Requins, 25-23, 28-26, while in senior, the Lively Hawks earned a birth to the OFSAA Championship by defeating the Requins 27-25, 25-12.

A junior requin appears to struggle for possession of the ball against the school mascot painted on the wall, during the junior match between Macdonald Cartier and Champlain on Friday.

Nov 15 - Wondering where and when our NOSSA volleyball rep teams will be playing this weekend? Wonder no more! Here's a summary:

"B" @ ES Hanmer - Local rep: Bishop Carter (all games Saturday) - 10am vs Jeunesse Nord (Elliot Lake), 12:30pm vs Notre-Dame-des-Grands-Lac (Soo), 3pm vs Villa Francaises des Jeunes (Blind River) - Finals: 5:30pm

"A" @ Champlain - Jr Seed #1: Champlain - Fri, 4pm vs Macdonald Cartier, Sat, 10am vs Nipissing rep, Sat, 2pm vs North Shore rep - Jr Seed #2: Macdonald Cartier - Fri, 4pm vs Champlain, Sat, 9am vs North Shore rep, Sat, 1pm vs Nipissing rep - Sr Seed #1: Lively - Fri, 6pm vs Champlain, Sat, 12pm vs North Bay rep, Sat, 4pm vs North Shore Rep - Sr Seed #2: Champlain - Fri, 6pm vs Lively, Sat, 11am vs North Shore rep, Sat, 3pm vs North Bay Rep - Finals: Sat, Jr @ 5pm, Sr @ 6:15pm

"AA Junior @ Espanola - Local rep: Lo-Ellen Park (all games Friday) - 1pm vs Espanola, 3pm vs Chippewa, Finals @ 7:30pm
"AA" Senior @ Central Algoma (all games Saturday) - First seed: Lo-Ellen - 10am vs Central Algoma, 1pm vs Chippewa, 3pm vs St Benedict - Second seed: St Benedict - 11am vs Chippewa, noon vs Central Algoma, 3pm vs Lo-Ellen - Finals: 4:30pm

"AAA" @ Widdifield (North Bay) - All games Saturday - Jr Seed #1: Notre-Dame - 9am vs St Charles, 2pm vs Widdifield - Jr Seed #2: St Charles - 9am vs Notre-Dame, 11:30am vs Widdifield - Sr Seed #1: Notre-Dame - 10:15am vs Lasalle, 3:15pm vs Widdifield - Sr Seed #2: Lasalle - 10:15am vs Notre-Dame, 12:45pm vs Widdifield - Jr final @ 5pm, Sr final @ 6:30pm

Nov 15 - The 28th anniversary edition of the Lively District Secondary School Invitational Boys Hockey Tournament opens Friday morning with a total of twelve teams participating. Local teams include St Charles, Lockerby, Lasalle, Notre-Dame, St Benedict, Confederation, Lively and L'Horizon, while visiting teams include Korah (Soo), Algonquin (North Bay), St Basil (Soo) and Central Algoma (Desbarats). Round robin action takes place all day Friday and continues throughout the day Saturday, with semis Sunday morning at 9am, followed by finals at 2pm. All games will take place at the Tom Davies Arena in Walden.

Click here for a schedule

Nov 14 - The 3rd annual SDSSAA Senior Boys Football Banquet to Honour the Champions was hosted earlier this evening at the Caruso Club, in an evening that was highlighted by several memorable moments.

The SDSSAA Football Builders' Award was presented to Warren Gingell posthumously, with NOSSA Secretary-Treasurer Bob Gawalko and 2005 Builder Award recipient Harold Rose, himself a former player of Gingell's, doing the honours. Gingell, who coached three major sports in his 35 year history with Sudbury High School including track & field, basketball and football, coached the NOSSA champion Sudbury High School in 1959 and was a tireless advocate of high school football throughout his career.

A total of thirty players were selected to the all-star team, which was based on a new voting procedure implemented by the league's coaches this year.

The Chris Bartolucci Offensive Player of the Year Award was declared a three-way tie, including Kyle Cooper of Lo-Ellen Park SS, Andrew Kirkwood of St Benedict CSS and Mike Switzer of Confederation SS.

On the other side of the ball, the Gary Ricker Defensive Player of the Year Award was won by John Mikus of St Benedict CSS.

And finally the Sid Forster Memorial Award, symbolic of the league's most valuable player, was won by Dustin Crowder (above, with coach Stewart Moggy) of Sudbury Secondary School.

Click here for a summary of all award winners

Nov 11 - The St Benedict Bears senior boys football team's dream season came to a screeching halt in the Soo earlier today in a most dramatic fashion, dropping a 73-0 decision at the hands of the host St Mary's Knights in the NOSSA championship final. Leading at the half 42-0, the Knights continued to put points on the board in the second half using fresh troops off the bench. The result was similar to the NOSSA semi final hosted one week earlier, in which the Knights bounced the St Joseph/Scollard Hall Bears by a 50-0 mark. The Knights' now advance to the Northern Bowl on December 7th against a NWOSSA (Thunder Bay) opponent.

Read Soo Sports On-Line Coverage of the Game

Nov 10 - In a championship trip header last evening at Collège Boréal, the Lively Hawks continued their cindrella season, knocking off south end rivals Lo-Ellen Park in the senior final 3 games to nil. For the Hawks, the championship represented their first such Div "A" title in league history, and earned them the number one seed at the NOSSA championship to be hosted at Champlain beginning Friday. In the Senior "B" final, the St Benedict Bears made easy work of the Muskies from Riv-des-Français, sweeping them 3-0 to earn their first ever senior volleyball title. In the junior final, third place St Charles Cardinals bumped the fourth place Champlain Requins 3 games to one to win their first senior championship, both teams having played giant killer by knocking off first seed Notre-Dame and Lo-Ellen Park respectively.

NOSSA representation will be as follows:
"A" Junior (@ Champlain) - Champlain (1st seed), Macdonald Cartier (2nd)
"A" Senior (@ Champlain) - Lively (1st seed), Champlain (2nd)
"AA" Junior (@ Espanola) - Lo-Ellen Park
"AA" Senior (@ Central Algoma) - Lo-Ellen Park (1st seed), St Benedict (2nd)
"AAA" Junior (@ North Bay) - St Charles (1st seed), Notre-Dame (2nd)
"AAA" Senior (@ North Bay) - Notre-Dame (1st seed), Lasalle (2nd)

Click here for championship records

Nov 10 - It took until the final game was played on the final day of the regular season, but the playoff picture in girls basketball has finally been set. Two tie breakers will be played today to settle some final standings issues, including Lo-Ellen @ St Benedict in junior division I, and Macdonald Cartier @ Chelmsford in junior division II. Both games are 5pm starts.

Consult or click on the link to the fall sport master schedule link for further details on all the match-ups.

Nov 8 - SDSSAA is pleased to release a winter sport master schedule which will be updated whenever changes are made. A link will be included in the pull down menus above. Results and game changes will also be tracked on the official stats website in support of high school sports in Sudbury -

Click here for a master schedule (adobe acrobat format)

Nov 6 - The OFSAA XC Running Championship took place on Saturday and there were some very impressive results from the Sudbury contingent. Here's a brief summary:

Lo-Ellen Junior Boys (Jacques, Montpellier, Bamberger, Pollard, Noob, Bourdon) - 15th out of 35 teams
Amy Stewart (St Charles, Jr Girls - see photo on side panel) - 47th out of 227 runners
Stephane Jacques (Lo-Ellen, Jr Boys) - 25th out of 220 runners
Renee Jacques (Lo-Ellen, Sr Girls) - 102 out of 230 runners
Ross Proudfoot (Lo-Ellen, Mid Boys) - 14th out of 226 runners
Benoit Bizier (Notre-Dame, Jr Boys) - 50th out of 220 runners

Click here for the OFSAA XC Website

Nov 5 - It was a historic night for the St Benedict Bears senior boys football team, scoring early and often en route to a 36-13 victory over the Lo-Ellen Park Knights in front of a packed house at Queen's Friday night. It was first ever Copper Cliff Jeweller's tropy for the Bears, capping off a perfect season. The Bears will now face the St Mary's Knights in the NOSSA Final next Saturday in the Soo. The Knights advanced by thumping St Joe/Scollard Hall of North Bay 50-0 on Saturday. In the "B" division final, the Lancers captured their third consecutive title and avenged an earlier season loss by defeating the Notre-Dame Alouettes by a final score of 21-7.

Read Soo Sports On-Line Account of NOSSA Semi Final

Nov 3 - The playoff picture in boys volleyball has finally come into focus, following the final games of the regular season played last evening. In the senior division "A" league, L'Horizon and Lockerby will have to play a tie breaking match to settle the sixth and final playoff spot, having both posted a 4-5 record on the season. That game will take place today at 4:30pm @ Lockerby.

Consult or click on the link to the fall sport master schedule link for further details on all the match-ups.

Nov 2 - The Cardinals are the new city champions in midget boys volleyball, having disposed of the Champlain Requins by scores of 25-16, 25-18 and 25-23 Wednesday evening on home turf. The title represented the Cards' second in five years.

Nov 2 - It will be a final the likes of which has never been seen before in girls' flag football, with the upstart Lasalle Lancers challenging perennial power Notre-Dame in the "A" championship final later today at Queen's. The Als advanced courtesy of a 35-0 blanking of the Lockerby Vikings, while the Lancers mounted a come-from-behind 12-8 win over the Marymount Regals. The "B" final between undefeated Lively and Lo-Ellen starts the festivities at 4pm followed by the "A" at 5:30pm.

Read coverage of this game

Oct 31 - It might not be the type of result that anyone would have predicted, but the Lo-Ellen Park Knights are likely more than happy to accept it, running away with the junior boys soccer championship title by a final score of 9-1 over the St Charles Cardinals. For the Knights, it was their first junior playoff title since 1997, and only their second in the recorded history of the league.

Click here for the coverage of this story

Oct 28 - A total of ten student-athletes representing three area high schools will carry Sudbury's hopes of an OFSAA medal to the OFSAA cross country running championships in Thunder Bay on Saturday. NOSSA champs Lo-Ellen Park Junior boys' team (Stephane Jacques, Owen Montpellier, Mark Bamberger, Tomi Pollard, Nicholas Noob, Alexander Bourdon) will lead the delegation that includes NOSSA midget champion Ross Proudfoot, also from Lo-Ellen, junior girls champ Amy Stewart of St Charles College, senior girls champ Renee Jacques of Lo-Ellen and Benoit Bizier, a junior boy from College Notre-Dame. The midget boys team from Lo-Ellen captured silver at the NOSSA event but elected not to advance.

Click here for the NOSSA results

Click here for the coverage of this story

Oct 27 - The third annual open girls east/west classic took place earlier today at the McClelland Arena in Copper Cliff, with the east, represented by Marymount, Champlain, Notre-Dame, Bishop Carter, L'Horizon and Sacré-Couer, toughing out a victory over the west, represented by Lasalle, St Charles, Lo-Ellen, Espanola, Lively and Manitoulin, by a final score of 28-19. Twelve of the fourteen teams entered in the league this year participated in a series of mini games, the scores from which were totalled to arrive at a final result. The interesting part about the event is that this is the first year a winner has been declared. In each of the previous two years the score ended in a tie, 27-27 in 2005 and 26-26 in 2004. The girls begin exhibition action on Monday.

Click here for more information (follow the links to girls hockey)

Oct 26 - If you needed a word to describe the senior hockey exhibition season thus far, it would have to be "wacky". In two games played at the Capreol arena last night, a total of 34 goals were scored, including a 10-8 victory for Bishop Carter over St Benedict, and a 10-6 win for St Charles over L'Horizon. Crazy ...

Meanwhile, coaches met Wednesday night to hammer out a final schedule for the 2006-2007 season. Teams will play a single round robin until January 13, then split into two divisions for the playoff run.

Click here for a schedule (adobe acrobat format)

Oct 22 - What a finish! The St Benedict Bears nipped the Lo-Ellen Park Knights 31-26 in the final game of the regular season to win their first ever Alex "Mac" MacPherson Memorial trophy symbolic of the regular season championship in boys senior football. The Bears finished the regular season with a perfect 6-0 mark, followed by Confederation at 5-1 and Lo-Ellen and Lockerby at 4-2. The Bears will now entertain the Vikings next Friday at 4:30pm in one semi final match-up, followed by Lockerby versus Lo-Ellen in the other. Both games will take place at Queen's Athletic Field. In the other Friday match-up, the Notre-Dame Alouettes defeated the Lasalle Lancers to preserve a fifth place finish and a "B" semi final date with the Sudbury Secondary North Stars (Wed, 3pm @ Notre-Dame field). The Lancers meanwhile, will face the Cards in the other "B" semi (Thu, 3pm @ Lasalle).

Oct 22 - A total of fifteen field lacrosse devotees, including three from New Liskeard, braved some abysmal weather to learn more about the game Sunday afternoon at James Jerome field.

George Sheppard of Laurentian University (shown in picture), conducted a brief "chalk talk" session before the troops hit the field for some action.

Sheppard, with Laurentian University men's team, and the Greater Sudbury Lacrosse Association hopes to introduce the sport at the high school level in the not-too-distant future.

Future workshops and exhibitions are planned for the future.

Visit the Sudbury Lacrosse Website

Oct 20 - The top two teams in the S.D.S.S.A., Division 'A', senior boys volleyball league fought a great battle Thursday night at Lo-Ellen. The Lively Hawks, coached by Al Bergeron, and Lo-Ellen Knights, coached by Tom Sutton, both came to play. The five game match that ensued was a tug of war for both pride and first place bragging rights. Lo-Ellen began the match with the upper hand, taking game 1 26-24, but Lively fought back in games 2 and 3, winning them 25-19 and 25-18. Lo-Ellen wouldn't go away, though, they came into game 4 with some tough serving and handed the Hawks a 25-12 loss. Game five would be the rubber match; Lively's agressive offense and blocking turned the match their way, with the Hawks coming out of the game with a 15-11 victory. (article by Kyleen Hollingshead)

Go to scorecrazy for all boys volleyball results

Oct 19 - The boys hockey exhibition season continued with the L'Horizon Aigles challenging the Notre-Dame Alouettes in a penalty filled affair at the Cambrian Arena. When the ice chips had settled, the Aigles posted a 6-2 victory, their second consecutive win of the 2006 exhibition season.

The Als' third and final exhibition game takes place on Tuesday versus Lo-Ellen Park (7:30pm, Countryside), while the Aigles next face the Cards on Thursday evening (8pm, Capreol Arena).

Go to scorecrazy for all exhibition results

Oct 19 - A total of 150 students from 16 schools participated at the SDSSAA cross country running championships hosted at Laurentian earlier today.

Oct 20 - update! How's this for a TSN highlight of the night. Through tough slogging through seven kilometers of muddy and hilly terrain, first and second in the senior boys race came down to 0.26 of a second. Notre-Dame's Eric Ouellette just barely edged out Lo-Ellen Park's Stephane Jacques in a race to remember for quite some time.

Other first place finishers included: Julie Caverson (mg - Lockerby), Ross Proudfoot (mb - Lo-Ellen), Amy Stewart (jg - St Charles), Jeff Lavigne (jb - Lo-Ellen) and Renee Jacques (sg - Lo-Ellen). Lo-Ellen Park claimed overall girls and boys titles while the girls "A" title was won by Marymount, "A" boys to Macdonald Cartier.

Selected participants will now participate at the NOSSA XC championships, also hosted at Laurentian on Friday, October 27th.

Click here for a full slate of results (adobe acrobat format)

Oct 20 - Ryan Lekun and Brandon Pilon bent the twine for the Cards last night as St Charles blanked Lockerby 2-0 in the final regular season game of the junior boys soccer season. With the win, the Cards move into a tie for first place with Lo-Ellen, but by virtue of the Knights' 3-0 regular season victory over the Cards, the Knights lay claim to their first regular season title since 1997. Quarter final round goes on Monday at Delki and will see the Vikings against the Lasalle Lancers at 3:30pm, followed by fourth place St Benedict vs fifth place Lively at 5pm. Semis are slated for Wednesday, October 25th, also at Delki.

Take a look at the chamionship records

Oct 17 - October 27th and 28th marks the date of the Greater Sudbury Board of Basketball Officials' Airtime Invitational Tournament, in which a total of 32 junior and senior teams will take part. A total of nine local schools will be represented in the draw, which includes teams from Timmins, Kapuskasing, Sault Ste. Marie, North Bay, Elliot Lake and Kirkland Lake.

Click here for a schedule (adobe acrobat format) *** revised Oct 18th, 3pm

Oct 17 - The Lo-Ellen Park Knights have broken a Lockerby Viking win streak that extends back as far as 1997, capturing the overall aggregate title by just six points over their south end rivals at the SDSSAA cross country relay championships hosted yesterday in Garson. The Knights' Renee Jacques led the senior girls to their first place finish, recording a final time of 9:39, while younger brother Stephane helped the junior boys to their first place finish recording an overall best in that division of 8:26. Next event on the calendar is the city championships, to be hosted at Laurentian on Thursday.

Click here for a full set of relay results (adobe acrobat file)

Oct 12 - Under monsoon-like conditions, SDSSAA cross country run preliminary meet #4 was hosted at Laurentian University yesterday. Top SDSSAA finishers were: Julie Caverson (Lockerby - mid girls), Stacey Watson (Lockerby - jr girls 3k), Amy Stewart (St Charles - jr girls 5k), Erin Beange (Lockerby - sr girls 3k), Renee Jacques (Lo-Ellen - sr girls 5k), Ross Proudfoot (Lo-Ellen - mid boys), Benoit Bizier (Notre-Dame - jr boys), Justin Dallaire (Notre Dame - sr boys 5k), Chantry Cargill (Lockerby - sr boys 6k). Next race is Monday, October 16th, when the XC Relay championships will be hosted in Garson.

Click here for full set of results

Oct 6 - Lasalle Secondary Schools' Brennan Doyle scored a 72 en route to a NOSSA boys' golf individual championship yesterday at North Bay Golf & Country Club. The SDSSAA champion Scott Whalen, managed a 75 and a third place finish. St Joseph/Scollard Hall of North Bay finished first in boys' team competition, with St Charles and Lasalle finishing second and third respectively. On the girls' side of the draw, SDSSAA champion Christie Sitko finished third with a final score of 106, while for the first time in five years, Sudbury was unable to capture overall girls district honours, that crown claimed by North Shore.

Click here for more results ...

Oct 5 - Finally ... no rain! SDSSAA hosted its third cross country running preliminary meet yesterday at Windy Lake under clear and cool conditions. First place finishers included: Julie Caverson (Lockerby - Midget Girls), Amy Stewart (St Charles - Junior Girls), Renee Jacques (Lo-Ellen - Senior Girls), Pete Barbeau (Lo-Ellen - Midget Boys), Stephane Jacques (Lo-Ellen - Junior Boys), Eric Ouellette (Notre-Dame - Senior Boys).

Click here for full slate of results (adobe acrobat format)

Oct 2 - A total of thirteen SDSSAA boys hockey teams hit the ice beginning today for try-outs. The league hosted its preseason meeting on Monday and is planning to kick off its exhibition season next Tuesday.

Click here for an exhibition schedule (adobe acrobat format)

Sept 28 - Cool and wet seem to be the buzzwords as far as the weather has been concerned during the cross country running season thus far. Nonetheless, preliminary meet #2 hosted at the Naughton Trails yesterday was a huge success. Repeat winners from last week's race included Ross Proudfoot (Lo-Ellen, midget boys), Julie Caverson (Lockerby, midget girls), Andrew Chapman (St Charles, junior boys), Amy Stewart (St Charles, junior girls) and Renee Jacques (Lo-Ellen, senior girls).

The next race on the schedule goes next Wednesday at Windy Lake in Onaping Falls.

Click here for complete set of results (adobe acrobat format)

Sept 28 - WE WANT YOU! SDSSAA and the OVA are looking for interested parties to become volleyball officials. Schedules can be flexible, pay is good and you'd be helping keep a proud tradition of Sudbury volleyball alive. Clinic will be hosted Oct 17 & 18 at Lasalle.

Click here for details ... (adobe acrobat file)

Sept 25 - And what a wild finish it was, with a fourth playoff hole needed to break a tie for first place on the boys' side of the draw. After eighteen holes had been played, defending champion Scott Whalen of St Charles College and Brandon Petrenko of Lively DSS found themselves deadlocked at 71. The pair began a sudden death playoff on hole 10, but neither that hole, nor 11 or 12, solved the issue. Finally, at hole 13, Whalen prevailed to become the seventh male golfer since 1969 to record at least two consecutive titles. On the strength of Whalen's performance, St Charles managed the team title, their third in five years. Lasalle, Lively and Notre-Dame rounded out the top four on the boys side of the draw.

In girls' competition, Christie Sitko of Lively DSS ran away with a ten shot victory over closest rival Rebecca Fabiilli of St Charles. Sitko's final score of 84 was one of the best marks ever in girls competition, with the last 84 recorded back in 1994. Lively DSS placed first overall in girls team competition, followed by Notre-Dame and Marymount Academy.

Qualifying golfers will now participate in the NOSSA Golf Championship which has been moved to Thursday, October 5th at the North Bay Golf & Country Club.

Click here for a full slate of results (adobe acrobat file) - Click here for the golf championship records

Sept 21 - The Sudbury District Secondary Schools' Athletic Association is proud to host its annual boys' and girls' golf championships tommorrow at Cedar Green Golf Course. Shot gun start at 9am.

A complete starting list, featuring 75 boys and 25 girls from seventeen area high schools is attached.

The Lively District Secondary School foursome of Josh Kohtakangas, Jake Stefanko, Jeffrey Sajatovic, Brandon Petrenko and Alex Watier, and the College Notre-Dame foursome of Yanik and Karine Gauthier, Melanie Lafreniere and Sabrina Day, will be attempting to notch the ever elusive three-peat in team competition.

As well, St Charles Cardinal Scott Whalen will be back to defend his individual title, attempting to improve upon his title winning score of 73 last year.

Qualifiers will advance to the NOSSA championships to be hosted in North Bay this year.

Click here for start list (adobe acrobat file)

Sept 20 - Under cool and wet conditions, SDSSAA cross country preliminary meet #1 was hosted at the Skead trails. Eric Ouellette of College Notre-Dame led all senior boys runners at the 4.5km distance, finishing 45 seconds ahead of second place finisher and classmate Jeff Turgeon. In the junior boys 4.5km race, it was Notre-Dame again, this time with Benoit Bizier notching a 9 second win over closest rival Andrew Chapman of St Charles College. The midget boys 4.5 km race featured a pair of Knights atop the final finishes, Ross Proudfoot managing the first place finish, 6 seconds ahead of Ian Boss. In the senior girls 3k, the Lo-Ellen once again graced the top two with Renee Jacques finishing 39 seconds ahead of Emily Dube. In the junior girls 3k, Amy Stewart continued her winning ways from last year finishing 29 seconds ahead of second place finisher Korissa Tyers of Lo-Ellen. And in the mdiget girls 3k, Julie Caverson of Lockerby managed a first place finish, 9 seconds ahead of Lively's Erica Kiviaho.

The next race on the schedule is preliminary meet #2, to be hosted next Wednesday, September 27th in Walden.

Click here for a full summary of results (adobe acrobat format)

Sept 18 - The junior Aigles from L'Horizon made their first statement on the SDSSAA girls basketball season, pounding out a 36-29 victory over Theriault of Timmins in the Tip-Off Tournament hosted this weekend at Lo-Ellen. The Aigles, who will take their place in the 11-team division II loop beginning this week, led by quarter scores of 10-4, 18-15 and 26-23. The other teams entered in the tournament were host Lo-Ellen Park, ES Northern (Sturgeon Falls), Bawating (Soo), ES du Sacré-Coeur, Korah (Soo) and West Ferris (North Bay). The junior Aigles travel to Chelmsford to take on the Flyers Thursday afternoon.

Sept 14 - Following the fall sport coaches' meetings that were hosted Wednesday evening, the SDSSAA is proud to release its 2006 fall sport master schedule. Schedule changes will be tracked on the SDSSAA and scorecrazy websites.

Click here for a schedule (adobe acrobat format)

Sept 11 - In the annual senior boys football North/South Classic, the South reigned supreme, handling the North by a final score of 30-18 Friday night at Queen's Athletic Field.

Scoring summary was as follows:
1st Game - SBS Andrew Kirkwood to Dylan Green, 45 yd pass
              SBS Brent Edwardson, 40 yd run
2nd Game - LCS 3 TDS (no summary available)
                CND 2 TDS (no summary available)
3rd Game - LSS Graham MacRae, 40 yd run
               LEP Jeff Ruff, 22 yd run
Skills winners:
Punt - Marco Armiento (SCC)
FG - Paul Wadman (LSS)
Pass QB - Brett Walter (LEP)
         WR - Chris Cull (LEP)

Sept 5 - Basketball Ontario is proud to announce the members of the 2006 Hall of Fame induction class.  The following individuals have made life-long commitments to the sport and will be honoured at the Hall of Fame Gala Dinner on Saturday September 23rd.

2006 Inductees are:

Earl Begg - Coach
Bob Gage – Media
Carol Hamilton-Goodale - Player
Barry Howson – Player
Debbie Huband – Player
Bernie Offstein - Builder

All of the inductees have made significant contributions to the sport.  Below is a brief description of their accomplishments:

Carol Hamilton-Goodale – Player – Carol’s basketball career took off at while she was a student at Sudbury Secondary School.  She led the varsity to two 2 Provincial Gold Medals collecting most valuable player awards in 1980 and 1981.  Carol earned the nickname “Ice Woman” for her clutch performances and received a full scholarship to NCAA Big-Ten Conference powerhouse Ohio State.  At Ohio State she started as a freshman earning the Student/Athlete award and the Buckeyes were Big Ten Conference Co-Champions in her 2 years there.  She finished her university career in her hometown at Laurentian University and in 1984-85 and 1986-87; Laurentian came home with the silver medal from the Canadian Championships with Carol collecting MVP honours for the 1984-85 season.  Carol was a member of the Canadian National Team for 12 years, played overseas and was drafted by the Houston Comets of the WNBA.  Her international career is the most decorated of any Canadian female basketball player.  Carol participated in numerous international tournaments including a memorable bronze medal performance at the 1986 World Championships in the Soviet Union.  In addition to her skills as a player, Carol was also a certified coach, a motivational speaker for FAME (Female Athletes Motivating Excellence) and co-founded Home-Court Basketball, a non-profit club program. 

Carol Hamilton-Goodale passed away in March 2004 after battling cervical cancer.

Sept 5 - The Sudbury Association of Basketball Officials recently released information on two upcoming junior and senior tournaments.

The Air Time Girls Tournament is slated for October 27th and 28th, while the Jaak Valiots Boys Tournament will go December 1st and 2nd. Deadline dates for entry are October 11th and November 18th respectively, although entries are limited and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis only.

GSABO President Charles Ketter encourages teams to apply early as positions do tend to be filled up quickly. Registration forms were faxed to all NOSSA schools Tuesday morning and should be faxed to Mr. Ketter at 897-0491.

Aug 31 - The SDSSAA Senior Football sport committee met last night to hammer out a 2006 schedule and smooth out some last minute organizational details. The league will kick-off with its annual North-South Classic on September 8th, a series of controlled scrimmages to allow the players to test themselves in a game situation. Six of the eight teams in the league have opted in for the Classic which will begin at 4pm at Queen's Athletic Field. League play opens the following Wednesday, September 13th, as the St Charles Cardinals visits the Bears at St Benedict. Start time: 4:30pm.

One of the items reviewed at the meeting was the date of the OFSAA Northern Bowl game, currently scheduled for December 7th in Toronto. All coaches agreed that this date was far too late in the year, some three weeks after the NOSSA final and creating conflicts with winter sports. Convener Paul Schutt is endeavouring to make alternate arrangements for a game in mid-November.

Click here for a full schedule (adobe acrobat format, also will be available on in the near future)

Aug 31 - Calling all girls ... A new basketball league for girls aged 17 years and up is starting in Sudbury. Dubbed the Greater Sudbury Competitive Ladies' Basketball League, each team will be allowed one 16-year-old player and will run from mid-November to early May 2007. All teams are to play one game a week either Sunday afternoon or evening.

Interested parties are asked to contact Roger Legendre at with the following information: full name, home phone, cell number (if available), email address, experience playing basketball. A meeting will be hosted in late October or early November.

Click here to email Roger

Aug 31 - Interested in volleyball? You've got to check out this site. The brainchild of volleyball wunderkind Ed Millard, the site is chock full of information for the volleyball enthusiast.

States Ed in a recent email, "As has been the case for the past few years, the Sudbury Volleyball (SVB) web site intends to carry a large listing of tournaments (particularly high school tournaments) as a convenience for travelling teams."

Ed's site has become a "must visit" for teams wishing to gain more exposure.

Go to SVB site

Updates to playing regulations and constitutional documents are now complete. Check on any of the links on the side panel for details. The pdf version of the 2006 handbook is fully linked - simply click on a link on the table of contents page and it will take you where you want to go. Hard copies of all updates will be mailed to all member schools this week.

Have a great year!

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