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Jun 21 - UPDATE! Bill Roman top honours were awarded to the St Charles four-some of Peter Stankiewicz, Brian Szwed, Rick Emond and Mike Scott. The Cards posted an 18-hole scramble total of 60, 10 under for the day, which was just one stroke better than the Gabe Guzzo Memorial Trophy recipient which was presented to the Lockerby quartet of Leland McQuarrie, Bob Smith, Daryl Fox and Paul Brunelle.

Jun 18 - A total of golfers, thought to be the highest total in the history of both events, have signed up for the annual SDSSAA male coach and female coach golf tournaments. The men's event, known as the Bill Roman Memorial Golf Tournament (160 golfers representing 17 schools), will take place Wednesday, June 23rd at the Forest Ridge Golf Club, while the ladies (80 golfers representing 14 schools) will play at the Colonial Golf Course.

Click here for the start lists

Jun 16 - Lasalle Secondary School will be the first school to repeat as team champions in the 3rd annual SDSSAA Boys Slo-Pitch Tournament that was hosted back on June 1st. The Lancers (photo attached) have quickly emerged as the class of the field, going 11-0 over the past two years, even though this year it couldn't have been much closer. Lancers nipped St Charles 11-10 in the quarters, Chelmsford 12-10 in the semis and Sacre-Coeur 15-14 in the final. It just doesn't get much closer than that.

Meanwhile, in girls slo-pitch competition, the Notre-Dame Alouettes girls slo-pitch team cruised to their sixth consecutive Slo-Pitch title on May 29th, their 10th such banner in the past eleven years. The Als' second entry into the tournament won the consolation side as well.

Jun 1 - Time to fire up the 'ol OFSAA tracker again as several SDSSAA teams and individuals will be active this week at their respective soccer and track championships (click on logo for link to championship).

Boys AAA Soccer - Lockerby Composite Vikings
Game one - St Michael - 1, Lockerby - 0
Game two - St Ignatius - 1, Lockerby - 0
Game three - Father Bressani - 1, Lockerby - 0
Game four - Catholic Central - 3, Lockerby - 0

Vikings fail to advance

Boys AAA Soccer - St Charles College Cardinals
Game one - Northern CI - 1, St Charles - 0
Game two - St Charles - 0, St Joseph -0
Game three - St Pius X - 3, St Charles - 0
Game four - Kingston - 3, St Charles - 1
Cards fail to advance

Girls A Soccer - Macdonald Cartier Pantheres (#7 seed)
Game one - Macdonald Cartier - 4, Ashbury College - 2
Game two - Macdonald Cartier - 6, Action DHS (unseeded) - 0
Game three - Macdonald Cartier - 4, Russell HS (#1 seed) -0
Quarter final - Macdonald Cartier - 3, Guido de Bres - 2 (overtime)
Semi final - Macdonald Cartier - 8, Toronto Distict Christian - 5
Gold Medal Game - 3pm Sat - Macdonald Cartier - 4, Ridley College - 2
Pantheres win gold!!

Girls A Soccer - Marymount Academy Regals
Game one - Nouvelle-Alliance (#8 seed) - 5, Marymount - 1
Game two - Guido de Bres (#2 seed) - 8, Marymount - 1
Game three - Marymount - 5, St Thomas Aquinas (unseeded) - 2

Regals fail to advance

Girls A Soccer - Es du Sacre-Coeur Griffons
Game one - Ridley College (#3 seed) - 3, Sacre-Couer - 1
Game two - Paincourt (#5 seed) - 1, Sacre-Coeur - 0
Game three - Sacre-Coeur - 2. Kapuskasing DHS (unseeded) - 0

Griffons fail to advance

Girls AAA Soccer - Lockerby Composite Vikings (#5 seed)
Game one - Lockerby - 2, Martingrove CI (Etobicoke) - 1
Game two -Lockerby - 1, Nepean HS - 1
Game three - St Paul HS - 5, Lockerby - 0
Game four - St Joseph HS (Barrie) - 2, Lockerby - 0

Vikings fail to advance

OFSAA Track & Field - Etobicoke
Ross Proudfoot (photo, inset), Lo-Ellen (2nd) - SB 1500m (3:50.56)
Ross Proudfoot, Lo-Ellen (3rd) - SB 3000m (8:49.02)
Serena SanCartier, Lo-Ellen (4th) - SG 100mH (14.61s)
Eric Lavergne-Giroux, Notre-Dame (5th) - SB Pole Vault (3.30m)
Kathleen Wismer, Lockerby (8th) - OG 1500m Steeple (5:17.84)

Jun 1 - The final week of the secondary school athletic schedule goes out with a bang with several key events slated beginning today.

Tue, June 1st - Junior Boys Football Jamoree @ Lasalle

Field A (closest to school)
Field B (closest to strip mall)
Lockerby vs SCC
9:15am -10:15am
St. Bens vs CND
Confed vs LEP
Lively vs Chelmsford
Lockerby vs LEP
St. Bens vs Chelmsford
Confed vs SCC
CND vs Lively
Lively vs St. Bens
Confed vs Lockerby
CND vs Chelmsford

Wed, June 2nd - Boys Slo-Pitch Championships @ Centennial Fields - click here for schedule

Thu, Jun 3-Sat, Jun 5 - OFSAA Girls "A" Soccer and Boys "AAA" Soccer - click on links to access schedules

<< "Scene" here - a trackside view of the junior girls 100m final

May 20 - Knights do it again! The Lo-Ellen Park Knights posted a total of 1057.5 team points en route to their sixth consecutive track and field title, and their nineth in the past ten years, earlier today at the Laurentian Community Track Complex.

The total was just under last years incredible point total of 1100.

A total of 20 new marks were established over the two days of competition. Selected athletes now advance to the NOSSA championships back at Laurentian beginning Thursday at 3:30pm.

Individual aggregate winners, after adjustments made for points collected in "open" events, were as follows:

Boys/Girls Age Group Name School Points
Girls Midget Emily Marcolini St Benedict CSS 30
Girls Midget Pascale Lavergne-Giroux Collège Notre-Dame 30
Girls Midget Jenna Hellstrom Lasalle 30
Girls Junior Emilie Bouchard Collège Notre-Dame 30
Girls Senior Serena San Cartier Lo-Ellen 30
Girls Senior Kathleen Wismer Lockerby 30
Boys Midget Brandon Belan St Benedict 30
Boys Junior Brady Legault Champlain 30
Boys Senior Brandon Shirk Lasalle 30
Boys Senior Ross Proudfoot Lo-Ellen 30

Click here for a complete event results summary
Click here for a summary of record breakers
Click here for a team point summary - Click here for a divisional aggregate summary (adobe acrobat files)
Click here for a link to more track and field results

May 19 - UPDATE! Lo-Ellen Park jumped out to an early but commanding overall aggregate lead at the SDSSAA track and field championships hosted earlier today at the newly renovated Laurentian Community Track Complex. In spite of some hot and hazy conditions, thirteen new records were set in the first of two days of heated competition.

Click here for an event results summary
Click here for overall aggregate standings
Click here for a summary of new records set
(all adobe acrobat files)

May 18 - Heat sheets in support of the 69th annual SDSSAA track and field championships, taking place Wednesday and Thursday at the Laurentian Community Track Complex are now final. Action begins at 9am.

Click here for a peak at the heat sheets (adobe acrobat file)

May 15 - Despite not managing a first place finish in the championship final round, the Lockerby Composite Vikings grabbed their 10th consecutive SDSSAA tennis title with an accumulated team of 22 points. The first place finishers from each category of competition now advance to the NOSSA tennis championship slated for Thursday, May 20th at Manitoulin Secondary School.

Click here for a results summary (adobe acrobat file)

<< "Scene" here - A Lockerby and Notre-Dame runner are neck and neck during the 4x800 girls relay ...

May 12 - Local high school students received their first official introduction to the new track surface on the campus of Laurentian University today as the city relay championships were contested to kick off the 2010 track season. A total of 250 students from twelve different area schools competed in the one day event, with the Lo-Ellen Park Knights putting another notch on their batons, cruising to a 39 point overall aggregate victory over their closest counterpart, the Lockerby Vikings. For the Knights, the banner represents their tenth in a row and their 23rd of the twenty-four championships contested since 1986.

Next on the track hit parade is the 69th annual city track and field championships, slated for May 19th and 20th.

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

May 7 - The 2010 Girls SloPitch Preliminaries schedule is released (prelims date is Tue, May 25th), following the pre-season meeting that was hosted at Lively DSS Thursday night. A total of eighteen schools will participate in the prelims event, with the top eight advancing to finals on Saturday, May 29th at Terry Fox fields.

Click here for the 2010 Schedule

Apr 29 - A pair of soccer tournaments kick off in Sudbury today including the Pantheres Boys Invitational for "A" schools and the Golden Gators Girls Invitational. The 8-team Pantheres event will be hosted at Es Macdonald Cartier while the 12-team Gators tourney will be using the two fields at the Sacre-Coeur site.

Click here for the Pantheres schedule - Click here for the Gators schedule

Apr 29 - Not bad for a few days of work. The SDSSAA delegation attending OFSAA Gymnastics on Monday and Tuesday once again proved to be the class of the meet, hauling in no less than twenty-six individual event medals and a first place finish in the Level II team standings (Collège Notre-Dame).

On top of this, SDSSAA athletes collected a third and fourth place finish in Aerobics Gymnatics-Open Category and another third in Aerobics Gymnastics-Novice Category.

Click on the logo for the OFSAA Website

Apr 26 - SDSSAA student-athletes were held to two first place finishes at the NOSSA badminton championships hosted in Sault Ste. Marie this past weekend. Included in the gold rush were:

Owen Kurvits (Lasalle) - senior boys singles
Karolyne Blaine/Josh Demore (Macdonald Cartier) - senior mixed doubles

In addition to the above, silver medallists Laura Keast (Lo-Ellen, junior girls singles), Amelie Bourget/George Lyon (Macdonald Cartier, junior mixed doubles), Erin Agnihotri (Marymount, single girls singles), and Hans Agnihotri/Garrett Duff (St Benedict, senior boys doubles) have qualified for OFSAA badminton being hosted May 6th to 8th in Stratford.

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

Apr 21 - It was another success season in high school girls' gymnastics as the SDSSAA/NOSSA championships wrapped up Friday at the GymZone Gymnastics Club.

Here is a summary of results:

NOSSA Champion A - Champlain
NOSSA Champion AA AAA - College Notre-Dame

Individual All Around Champions
Level 1 Christine Coutu (Sacré-Coeur)
Level 2 Anika Nadeau (College Notre-Dame)
Level 3 Stephanie Leduc (Sacre-Coeur)
Level 4 Nichelle Thomson (Confederation)
Level 5 Kelsey Shaw (Lo-Ellen)
Level 6 Alicia Violin (Confederation)

Team Level Awards
Level 1-4 College Notre-Dame
Level 5 Lo-Ellen
Level 6 Confederation

Sportsmanship Award - Champlain

Aerobics Gymnastic - 1st: College Notre-Dame, 2nd: Champlain

Some 70 student-athletes will now shuffle off to St Catharines Mon-Tue, Apr 26-27 for the OFSAA championship, an event at which SDSSAA athletes captured nine gold medals last year.

Click here for the gymnastics championship records - Click here for the OFSAA Gymnastics Website

Apr 17 - Results are in from the SDSSAA badminton city championships that were hosted this past Thursday and Saturday. Lockerby claimed their second consecutive "AAA" aggregate banner while Sacré-Coeur recorded its first ever "A" banner.

The top two finishers in each category of competition now qualify for the NOSSA championships hosted in Sault Ste. Marie Apr 23-24.

Individual records may be accessed by clicking here - A complete set of championship records may be accessed by clicking here

Apr 10 - The Sudbury High School Invitational badminton tournament was hosted at Lasalle Secondary School this past weekend, setting the stage for the SDSSAA preliminarties beginning this Thursday. The top four participants from preliminaries on Thursday will advance to the finals tournament hosted Saturday beginning at 9am.

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

Apr 8 - SDSSAA releases its spring sport master schedule, featuring the following sports: soccer, junior boys football, girls gymnastics, girls and boys slo-pitch, track & field, relays, tennis and badminton. Any schedule changes made will be tracked in this file. Scores, standings and statistics will be tracked on, the official on-line results site for high school sports in Sudbury.

Click here or check the Association Info pull down menu for further details

Mar 22 - The powerhouse Collège Notre-Dame Alouettes and upstart Lively Hawks take to the ice beginning tommorrow in their quest for OFSAA gold at the provincial girls "A"/"AA" hockey championships in Wingham, Ontario. The Als, who won this event in 2005, are seeded second while the Hawks have drawn the #8 seed. Here is a schedule of their games.

Updates will be provided as they are posted.

Alouettes Hawks
Game 1 Tue, 9:45am
Als - 6, Osgood (#19) - 0
Tue, 8:30am -
Corpus Christi (#13) - 2, Hawks - 0
Game 2 Tue, 1:30pm
Als - 3, Courtice SS (#12) - 3
Tue, 12:30pm -
Bill Crothers (#18) - 3, Hawks - 0
Game 3 Wed, 9:45am
Als - 2, Staynor CI (#9) - 2
Wed, 9:45am
FE Madill (#3) - 2, Hawks - 0
Quarter Final Als Advance! - Wed, 3:15pm
Als - 2, vs Courtice SS (#12) - 1
Semi Final Thu, 9am
FE Madill (#3) - 3, Als - 1 - advance to bronze medal game
Bronze Medal Game Thu, 1:30pm
Ridley College (#5) - 5, Als - 0 - Als finish 4th - congratulations!

Click on logo for link to championship website

Mar 12 - Despite falling just short in the NOSSA boys hockey championship final to the Soo's St Mary's Knights, the St Charles Cardinals have nonetheless drawn the #10 seed, and will open their medal quest on:
Tuesday @ 2:15pm -
#3 seed St Michael Mustangs - 5, Cards - 1

The balance of the Cards' schedule is as follows:
Wed, 10:30am -
#5 seed Bishop MacDonnell - 2, Cards - 2
Wed, 6:30pm -
#15 seed Es Theriault Flames - 5, Cards - 0
Thu, 8am -
#18 seed Ashbury College - 2, Cards - 1 (Cards finish 0-3-1 eliminated from contention)

St Mary's, who are the defending OFSAA champions, have drawn the #2 seed in the championship.

Results will be posted here as they become available.

Click here for a schedule - Click on the logo for a link to the website

Mar 7 - UPDATE! - results added. UPDATE! The Marymount Regals have earned the #6 seed at OFSAA "A" Girls Volleyball and are scheduled to play as follows:
Tue, Mar 8 - 9am - Marymount - 2 vs UofT Schools - 0 (TDSSAA - #10 seed), 25-10, 25-17
Tue, Mar 8 - 1:30pm - Marymount - 2 vs Es Marc Garneau - 0 (COSSA - #18 seed), 25-12, 25-15
Tue, Mar 8 - 4:30pm - Marymount - 0 vs Monsigneur Bruyere - 2 (WOSSA - #1 seed), 25-18, 25-21
Quarter final round - Wed, Mar 9 - 11:30am - Marymount - 0 vs St Thomas Aquinas - 2 (#3 seed), 25-16, 25-15 - Regals eliminated from contention

The Regals last tasted success at this event back in 2005, when they won a gold medal under then coach Linda MacKenzie.

Mar 3 - The Confederation Charger junior and Marymount Regals senior girls volleyball teams accomplished what no other high school team in these age groups were able to accomplish in NOSSA basketball and volleyball competition this winter: win top honours. Shut out in all but one classification in girls volleyball, the Chargers and Regals grabbed their gold medals in final style, without dropping a single game throughout the championship hosted at Esc Franco-Cité in Sturgeon Falls.

By virtue of the senior crown, the Regals earn a berth to the OFSAA "A" Championship hosted in Kenora beginning Tuesday, March 9th.

Further information to follow ...

Click on logo for link to OFSAA Website

Mar 6 - The local high school hockey season drew to a close Saturday night with the division I and II sites decided at different venues. First, the St Charles Cardinals dispatched of the Lo-Ellen Park Knights in game four of the division I best of five final series by a final score of 5-2 at the Carmichael Arena last night. The Knights forced a fourth game thanks to a 5-4 overtime win Tuesday night. The crown marks the Cardinals' first since 2005. Both teams now qualify for the NOSSA A/AA championship hosted at the Countryside arena beginning Tuesday.

Click here for a A/AA schedule

Meanwhile, the Lockerby Composite Vikings swept the Espanola Spartans in game three of the best of five division II series hosted in Espanola Saturday night, leaving no doubt in the deciding game with the final score of 8-2. Vikings took game one 8-2 Wednesday and game two 5-0 Thursday. For the Vikings, the playoff title represented their first since winning the division I playoff title back in 1965.

Thursday afternoon, the College Notre-Dame Alouettes and Horizon Aigles were crowned new girls hockey champions in the division I and II leagues respectively. The Alouettes defeated the Lively Hawks in the third and deciding game of their series 2-0, while the Aigles swept regular season champ Lo-Ellen Park two games straight, winning on Thursday 6-3.

Mar 5 - The gold rush for local wrestlers in OFSAA Wrestling competitions continues in 2010 thanks to Spencer Burton of Chelmsford and Mercedes Byrnes of Esc Champlain. Burton grabbed gold in the 72 kg weight class in the boys division while Byrnes finished atop all female wrestlers in the 72 kg weight category. Pete Barbeau of Lo-Ellen Park managed a fourth place finish in the 47 kg weight class as well.

Sudbury hosts OFSAA wrestling next year where organizers hope the medal haul will continue ...

Click here for a full slate of results

Mar 3 - The OFSAA Swimming Championships were hosted Tuesday and Wednesday at the Etobicoke Olympium, with SDSSAA athletes managing some near-podium performances at this massive two day event.

Lockerby Composite School was the highest overall aggregate local finisher with 176 points, good for 65th place amongst the 270-school field.

Click here for a full slate of results (SDSSAA athlete finalists highlighted)

Mar 3 - The Confederation Charger junior and Marymount Regals senior girls volleyball teams accomplished what no other high school team in these age groups were able to accomplish in NOSSA basketball and volleyball competition this winter: win top honours. Shut out in all but one classification in girls volleyball, the Chargers and Regals grabbed their gold medals in final style, without dropping a single game throughout the championship hosted at Esc Franco-Cité in Sturgeon Falls.

By virtue of the senior crown, the Regals earn a berth to the OFSAA "A" Championship hosted in Kenora beginning Tuesday, March 9th.

Further information to follow ...

Click on logo for link to OFSAA Website

Mar 1 - Hot on the heels of a record breaking gold medal haul for Team Canada at the Winter Olympics, Lo-Ellen Park nordic racer Alannah MacLean was taking home some gold of her own from the OFSAA Nordic Ski championships that were hosted in Midland this past Thursday and Friday.

Competing in the 5km senior race, Alannah finished with a final time of 19:35.4, almost eight seconds ahead of the second place finisher.

A total of 146 skiers participated in the race. The impressive results did not stop there for SDSSAA racers. Here's a few other highlights:
Junior boys 5km - Victor Hopper (Lively DSS) - 2nd place silver medal
Junior girls 4km - Isabelle MacLean (Lo-Ellen Park DSS) - 5th place
Senior boys 8km - Andrew Kendall (St Benedict CSS) - 9th place

Click on logo for link to championship results

A new pair of NOSSA champions were crowned Friday afternoon as the 2010 NOSSA midget boys basketball championships were contested at St Benedict CSS. In the midget "A" final, host St.Benedict defeated Confederation 55-12, while in the second of the two games, Lasalle defeated Lockerby in a nail biter 47-45.

In SDSSAA league play, Lockerby defeated St Benedict in the playoff championship while Lasalle defeated Notre-Dame in a NOSSA challenge game hosted Wednesday to advance to NOSSA.

Click here for a St Benedict team pic - Click here for a Lasalle team pic

Feb 24 - Sudbury has borne witness to more than its fair share of exciting high school sports action over the past few days, as several city championship banners were handed out in three separate team sports as follows:

Boys Div II Basketball (hosted Feb 19th @ Esc l'Horizon)
Junior - Esc l'Horizon (def. Macdonald Cartier in final)
Senior - Esc l'Horizon (def. Confederation 50-38 in final)

Girls Volleyball (hosted Feb 20th @ Collège Boréal)
Midget - Lockerby (def. Notre-Dame 3-2 in final)
Junior Div II - Champlain (def. Sacré-Coeur 3-0 in final)
Senior Div II - Macdonald Cartier (def. Sacré-Coeur 3-2 in final)
Junior Div I - Lockerby (def. St Charles 3-1 in final)
Senior Div I - Lockerby (def. Marymount 3-0 in final)

Click here for Sudbury Star coverage on Volleyball Finals

Boys Basketball (hosted Feb 22nd @ Collège Notre-Dame)
Midget - Lockerby (def. St Benedict 46-40 in final)
Junior - Lockeby (def. Lasalle 52-33 in final)
Senior - Lockerby (def. Notre-Dame 69-59 in final)

Click here for Sudbury Star coverage on Div I Final - Click team name for pics where available

SDSSAA Curling (hosted Feb 24th @ Sudbury Curling Club)
Girls - St Benedict CSS (2nd consecutive title)
Boys - Lasalle SS (2nd title in five years)

Feb 18 - SDSSAA grapplers hauled in a total of nine first place finishes in the various weight classes offered at NOSSA Wrestling, hosted at Es Franco-Cité in Sturgeon Falls on February 18th. A delegation of twenty wrestlers have qualified for OFSAA to be hosted Mar 3-5 in Tilsonburg.

Click here for a full slate of results - Click here for Sudbury Star story on NOSSA final

Feb 16 - SDSSAA Nordic Ski racers impressed at the NOSSA championships hosted Tuesday at the Naughton Trails, finishing first in all four races including junior boys and girls and senior boys and girls. Close to 100 racers from Sudbury and North Bay participated. Qualifiers now advance to the OFSAA championships hosted February 25th-26th in Midland.

Click here for a full slate of individual results

Feb 12 - You've come a long way baby ... SDSSAA Alpine Ski racers captured all four team titles and all but one individual gold medal at the NOSSA Alpine Ski Championships hosted Friday at the Adanac Ski Club in Sudbury. A total of 19 skiers presenting Lockerby, St Charles, Marymount and Lo-Ellen have now advanced to the OFSAA championship hosted Feb 22-23 in Collingwood.

A summary of results is available here (adobe acrobat format)

Feb 9 - The SDSSAA Nordic Ski Championships were hosted Thursday, February 9th at the Naughton Trails, at which 50 racers representing eight area high schools participated. Isabelle MacLean of Lo-Ellen Park, Andrew Kendall of St Benedict, Victor Hopper of Lively and Alannah MacLean of Lo-Ellen took home top individual honours in junior boys, junior girls, senior boys and senior girls competition respectively.

Click here for a summary of results

Feb 8 - The site of the Ron Preston Wrestling Championships, slated for Wed, Feb 10th, has been switched from Lockerby to Esc Champlain (updated .

Early weigh-ins will take place on Tuesday evening, from 6:30-8pm at Es Macdonald Cartier, with the remainder taking place Wednesday morning at Champlain from 8:30-9:30am. Bouts will get underrway at 10am.

Feb 5 - The SDSSAA Alpine Ski Championships were hosted earlier today at Adanac Ski Hill under bright sunny skies and near perfect conditions. A total of 120 student-athletes, representing eleven different high schools participated in the one day event. Lockerby took home top honours in boys' team and overall aggregate scores, while the Lo-Ellen Park took home top team honours in girls' competition. Selected participants will advance to the NOSSA championships, also hosted at Adanac, one week from today on Fri, Feb 12.

Click here for a full slate of individual and team results (adobe acrobate file) - girls team results revised Mon, 8:45am

Feb 3 - The Naughton Trails formed the backdrop for nordic ski prelim #2 hosted yesterday under near perfect conditions. This second race was the final prelim of the season before the city championships hosted Tuesday, February 9th, also at the Naughton site. Top three highlights from prelim #2 were as follows:

Sr.boy 6.5k
Jr boy 5k
Girls 5k
Jr Girl 3k
1 Andrew Kendall(St. B)
2 John Colwell(Lively)
3 Garrett Duff(St. B)
1 Victor Hopper(Lively)
2 Ryan Hunter(LIvely)
3 Thomas Gore(LEP)
1 Isabelle Maclean(LEP)
2 Emily Townend(LEP)
3 Emily Marcolini(St. B)
1 Hailey Balaz(Loc)
2 Michele Palkovits(ESMC)
3 Katie Wiwchar(LEP):

Feb 3 - Under sunny, calm and near perfect conditions, alpine ski preliminary meet #2 was hosted earlier today at Mount Dufour in Elliot Lake. Over 80 racers representing ten area high schools took part in the one day event.

Students won't have too much time to rest as the city championships take place this Friday, February 5th back at Adanac. Click here for a complete set of individual results

Feb 1 - With the second half of the boys hockey regular season underway, it's time to re-introduce the results tracker - a table that tracks first and second half results to arrive at an overall table of standings. Points collected from the first half of the schedule carry forward, requiring this process. Bookmark this link to check back regularly for updates ...

Click here for an updated list of boys hockey standings

Jan 27 - The SDSSAA Alpine Ski Preliminary Meet was hosted earlier this evening at the Adanac Ski Hill, under cold and breezy conditions. Over 90 student-athletes representing nine area high schools participated in the first of two such meets on the alpine schedule, the next slated for Wednesday, February 3rd at Mount Dufour in Elliot Lake, followed closely behind by the city championships Friday, February 5th back at Adanac.

Click here for a full slate of individual results

Jan 21 - The massive Nickel Classic Girls Volleyball Tournament gears up for another edition of volleyball excellence in seven sites across the city. The 2010 edition of the Classic gets underway Friday, January 29th at 4:30pm and will involve 32 junior and 32 senior teams from every corner of the province. The Classic has truly evolved to become one of the must-attend girls volleyball tournaments of the season, as evidenced by the list of cities represented at the 2010 event: Bradford, Kapuskasing, Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins, North Bay, South River, New Liskeard, Georgetown, Barrie, Manitoulin Island, Espanola, Welland, Iroquois Falls, Russell (just outside Ottawa) and of course Sudbury.

Click here for a master schedule

Jan 13 - The stars were shining brightly earlier this evening as fans of high school hockey were treated to two close games on top of some impressive skills competition performances.

In the girls' game, Team Carscadden defeated Team Little by a final score of 4-2, thanks to two late third period goals. Lively Hawks players accounted for all Team Carscadden goals including two from Elissa Bertuzzi, and singles from Christie Sitko and Erika Kiviaho. Team Little responded with goals from Confederation's Brogan Roy and Lasalle's Danielle Shawana. The Sudbury Star game stars were Marymount's Johanna Chalupiak, Horizon's Britny Burns (goalie) and Erika Kiviaho of Lively.

The boys' game was decided in dramatic fashion in favour of Team Poirier, with Lockerby's Tyler Lavallee potting the winner with 37 seconds remaining in the game. Manitoulin's Billy Wright with a pair, and singles by Tanner Negusanti of Lo-Ellen, Tyler Gammie of Manitoulin and Callum St. Denis of St Benedict rounded out the scoring for Team Poirier. Team Zanatta replied with two goals St Charles' Shawn Stevens, and singles by St Charles' Nic Micelotta, Horizon's Matt Prevost and Confederation's Trent Sears. The Sudbury Star game stars were Billy Wright (Manitoulin), Nic Micelotta (St Charles) and Shawn Stevens (St Charles).

Skills competition results were as follows:
Speed - Sarah Prescott (St Charles, 16.9s), Billy Wright (Manitoulin, 15.3s)
Accuracy - Sydney Little (Confederation, 8pts), Corey Lefebvre (Notre-Dame, 10pts)
Hardest Shot - Danielle Shawana (Lasalle, 85kph), Brandon Kelly (Lasalle, 125kph)
Penalty Shot - Jenny Delange (Manitoulin) and Kayla Brown (Lively), Victor Costanzi (St Benedict) and Lyle Baibomcowai (Espanola)

Boys and girls regular season action resumes Thursday afternoon.

Click here for The Sudbury Star Coverage of this Game

All systems are go for the SDSSAA Annual Girls and Boys Hockey All-Star games slated for later tonight at the Countryside Sports Complex. The Girls' game starts the action at 6pm, followed by the always highly anticipated skills competition at 7:30pm. The boys game completes the night at 8:30pm. A total of 70 student-athletes from 25 different teams are expected to take part. Admission for the game is $2/student and $5/adult. A full story with results will be uploaded once available.

Click here for the team rosters

Jan 6 - The first of two nordic ski preliminary races was hosted at the Windy Lake trails just north of Levack. A total of thirty skiers participated. Next on the schedule is prelimnary race #2, slated for Wednesday, February 3rd, beginning at 2pm at the Naughton Trails.

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

Dec 15 - On your marks ...

The 2009 SDSSAA Swim Championships are fully underway at the Laurentian Gold Pool. Lockerby is seeking its 16th consecutive overall aggregate title at this year's event, with Marymount seeking its fifth "A" aggregate title in the past six years. Qualifiers will advance to the OFSAA Swim Championships to be hosted Mar 2-3 at the Etobicoke Olympium.

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

Dec 14 - The St Charles College Cardinals have brought yet another hockey tournament trophy into town, defeating Port Hope's Trinity College 6-2 in the championship final of the Carter Cup hosted in North Bay Dec 11-13. The Cards scored five times in the final frame, three coming off the stick of Nic Micelotta, to claim the tournament championship.

St Charles currently sits atop the SDSSAA boys hockey standings with a perfect 9-0-0 record.

Click here for the North Bay Nugget story

Dec 14 - It may have been overcast outside, but inside the stars were shining brightly as the SDSSAA played host to the Senior Girls Basketball All-Star Game at Lockerby Composite. A total of seventeen girls from fourteen different area high schools participated, coached by senior div I playoff and NOSSA champs Mike Sheridan and Sean Green of Lockerby, and senior div II playoff champ Ron Dubuc of Sacré-Coeur.

Jasmine Roy of L'Horizon (Team Green/Sheridan) and Erin Simpson of Lockerby (Team Dubuc) led all scorers with 15 points apiece.

Click here for the scoresheet (pdf format) - Click here for a team pic

Dec 9 - Update! Results from "The Boot" hosted December 11th at Confederation Secondary are available by clicking here (adobe acrobat format).

Results from SDSSAA wrestling preliminary meet #3 on Wed, Dec 3rd are released. Next on the wrestling schedule is the coveted "Boot" meet, at which participating schools sweat it out for a piece of footwear symbolic of high school wrestling prowess. The Boot goes Fri, Dec 11 at Confederation Secondary School.

Click here for a copy of the Dec 3rd Prelim Results

Dec 4 - Several SDSSAA teams are active at out-of-town events over the weekend, and at least two of those, the NDA Hockey Tournament and the Tomahawk Basketball Invitational, both hosted in North Bay, are featuring on-line results updates.

Teams participating include:
NDA Hockey - Espanola, Lasalle, Lo-Ellen, Notre-Dame, St Benedict, Lockerby and Manitoulin
Tomahawk Basketball: Lasalle, St Benedict, Lockerby, Lo-Ellen and Notre-Dame Midget, Horizon, Lasalle, St Benedict, Lo-Ellen and Notre-Dame Junior and Bishop Carter, Notre-Dame, Horizon, Lo-Ellen and St Benedict Senior.

UPDATE! The Lasalle Lancers managed their fourth NDA title in six years by pulling off a 2-1 nail biter over Essex in the championship final.

Click here for NDA results - Click here for Tomahawk results

Dec 1 - And the winner is ....

SDSSAA Senior Boys Football hosts its 6th annual Year-End Banquet at the Caruso Club, at which the league's first and second team all-stars were named, as well the Lineman of the Year, Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year and the Sir Forster Most Valuable Player of the League.

In a special presentation, league coaches recognized the contributions of long-time coach and retired teacher Jean Gauthier (in pic), who coached the Rayside High School Barons to several championships over the sixteen years that the team was in existence.

Click here for results (adobe acrobat file)

Nov 24 - The newly crowned NOSSA champion Lockerby Composite Vikings senior girls basketball team have drawn the number 10 seed at OFSAA hosted in London this weekend, and find themselves matching up against #4 seeded Holy Cross Crusaders out of Kingston. The matchup is slated for Thursday at 2pm.

First round: Holy Cross - 41, Lockerby - 39 (Vikes hold Crusaders to 1 point in the 4th quarter)
Second round: Lockerby - 24 vs Barrie Central (7th seed) - 58
Consolation first round - Lockerby - 44, Fr. Leo J. Austin (Whitby, 14th seed) - 25
Consolation semi finals - Lockerby - 45 vs Bill Crothers SS (York Region, 15th seed) - 47
Vikings eliminated from further contention

Click here for a link to the OFSAA Girls "AAA" Basketball Championship website

Meanwhile, the Griffons from Sacré-Coeur are in a struggle of their own for OFSAA hardware at the "A" Girls Basketball championship in Cornwall. Also seeded in 10th position, the Griffons meet up against 4th ranked Rockway Mennonite Collegiate Thursday at 1:30pm and will see action Friday at noon or 1:45pm depending upon the first result.

First round: Griffons - 40, Rockway - 28 (Griffons led in a four quarters)
Second round: Griffons - 40 vs King's Christian (Hamilton, 13th seed) - 17 (Griffons advance to 1/4 final)
Quarter final: Griffons - 40 vs Elliot Lake - 52 (Griffons eliminated from further contention)

Click here for a link to the OFSAA Girls "AAA" Basketball Championship website

Nov 24 - St Charles College will be playing host to the first ever Cardinal Classic Girls Hockey Tournament on Friday, November 27th, with all games taking placing in the Garson Arena. A total of five teams will participate in the inaugural event including host St Charles, Marymount Academy, West Ferris of North Bay, Lively and the Lady Wolves' BB Bantam team.

Click here for a schedule (adobe acrobat file)

Nov 19 - Results from the wrestling mini meet that was hosted Thursday at Confederation SS are linked below. Due to technical difficulties, there are some corrections to report in this document:

In boys, 67.5 Tanner Poirier from Lively was added manually after the bout sheets were printed. That messed the results in that weight a bit. It should read.
1. Calvin Waine
2. Zach Roque
3. Curtis McMahon
4. Tanner Poirier
5. Max Brazeau
6. Ben Davidson

Also, in Boys 72kg, Alex Mullin was 3rd with Chris Cameletti 4th.

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

Nov 20 - Any NOSSA results submitted from championships hosted over the weekend will be posted here ... (adobe acrobat file)

Nov 17 - The first true test of the 2009-2010 wrestling season got underway on Saturday with Macdonald Cartier hosting. The Rookie-Open-Girls event, or "ROG" for short, involved a wide variety of student-athletes from several different high schools and served as the season opener. Next mini meet of the season is scheduled Thursday, November 19th at Confederation SS.

Click here for a full slate of results

Nov 17 - The 2009 edition of the Lively District Secondary School Boys High School Hockey Invitational Tournament is all systems go for the weekend of Nov 20th to 22nd at the Tom Davies' Memorial Arena in Walden. A total of eleven teams from Sudbury and the Soo will participate.

Click here for a tournament schedule

Nov 16 - Nine new city champions were crowned this weekend as team championships in girls basketball and boys volleyball were successfully contested. Here is a quick summary of results:

Basketball - Girls
Midget - Notre-Dame -31, Lockerby - 20 (Als capture their 2nd consecutive title)
Junior Div I - Lockerby - 46, Notre-Dame - 41 (Vikings capture their 3rd junior title in five years)
Senior Div I - Lockerby - 55, Notre-Dame - 30 (Vikings capture their 2nd consecutive title)
Junior Div II - Bishop Carter - 34, St Benedict - 17 (first ever title for the Gators)
Senior Div II - Sacré-Coeur def L'Horizon (score not available - 2nd playoff championship in three years for the Griffons)

Volleyball - Boys
Junior Div A - Lockerby - 3, Lo-Ellen Park - 0 (Vikings collect first playoff banner since 2002)
Senior Div A - Notre-Dame - 3, Lockerby - 0 (Als collect first playoff title since 2003)
Junior Div B - Macdonald Cartier - 3, St Benedict - 1 (Panthères collect first playoff banner since 2001)
Senior Div B - Macdonald Cartier - 3, Chelmsford - 0 (Panthères collect first playoff banner since 2002)

Sudbury Star Story Links - Girls BB Div I - Girls BB Div II - Boys Volleyball Finals

NOSSA Representatives:
Basketball: Junior "A" (@ Central Algoma) - Bishop Carter, Senior "A" (@ Elliot Lake SS) - Sacré-Coeur, Junior and Senior "AA" (@ St Mary's College) - Notre-Dame, Junior and Senior "AAA" (@ Lockerby) - Lasalle and Lockerby.
Volleyball: Junior and Senior "A" (@ Macdonald Cartier) - Macdonald Cartier or Champlain (challenge matches to be played @ Champlain on Mon, Nov 16), Junior and Senior "AA" (@ Espanola HS) - Lo-Ellen and Notre-Dame, Junior and Senior "AAA" (@ Lasalle and Macdonald Cartier) - St Charles and Lockerby.

Nov 9 - SDSSAA releases its 2009-2010 winter sport master schedule. This schedule will be updated with current information as game changes are made throughout the season. Schedule information is also available on the official on-line results site in support of high school sports:

Click here for a link to the master (also available in the association info pull down menu above)

Nov 7 - The OFSAA XC Run Championships were hosted in Woodbridge on Saturday and SDSSAA athletes managed some impressive results while there. Here are a few highlights:
Emily Marcolini (St Benedict) - 15th (midget girls - 222 runners total)
Katie Wismer (Lockerby) - 35th (senior girls - 236 runners total)
Ross Proudfoot (Lo-Ellen) - 7th (senior boys - 245 runners total)

Lockerby managed the best team result for the Sudbury District, recording an 18th place finish in the midget girls age group (among 36 teams).

Click here for the OFSAA Website

Nov 7 - A thriller! The Notre-Dame Alouettes' Eric Carriere converts a 45 yard field goal with less than two minutes remaining in the game to defeat the Confederation Chargers 10-7 in the senior boys football championship final on Saturday. Their first city title since 1998, the Als now await the winner of the NOSSA semi final, taking place on Tuesday in North Bay ( the NOSSA semi final was moved to Tuesday after the NDA final was delayed due to flu concerns in the area). The Als will travel to whomever wins the semi final game, likely a 1pm start on Saturday, November 14th. The winner of the NOSSA final advances to the OFSAA Northern Bowl, taking place Wednesday, November 25th at the Rogers Centre.

Oct 30 - The NOSSA Cross Country Running Championships were hosted under wet and sloppy conditions at the North Bay Nordic Ski Trails today. In overall aggregate team results, Lo-Ellen finished in a second place tie with 30 points, just four points off first place finisher Korah Collegiate of the Soo. Lo-Ellen and Lockerby traded midget team titles with Lockerby claiming midget girls and Lo-Ellen midget boys. Individually, three Sudbury runners finished first in their respective age divisions. Emily Marcolini of St Benedict (midget girls), Alannah MacLean of Lo-Ellen (senior girls) and Ross Proudfoot of Lo-Ellen (senior boys). Qualifiers now advance to the OFSAA championships hosted in Vaughan on November 7th.

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

Oct 30 - The annual Girls' Hockey East/West Classic was hosted earlier today at the Garson Arena. The one day events was attended by twelve local high schools, looking to gauge themselves against the competition just prior to the start of the regular season on November 9th. Scores from each game are added to a running total to arrive at an overall score, and for the second consecutive year the West emerged the victor by defeating the East by a combined score of 22-19.

Game scores were as follows:
Macdonald Cartier - 4, Lasalle 1; Lo-Ellen Park - 1, St Benedict - 1; St Charles - 4, Confederation - 1; Notre-Dame - 5, Manitoulin - 0; Espanola - 3, Bishop Carter - 1; Lockerby - 2, Marymount - 1; Macdonald Cartier - 1, Lo-Ellen Park - 0; Lasalle - 3, Confederation - 0; Manitoulin - 4, Bishop Carter - 0; Notre-Dame - 1, Lockerby - 0; Marymount - 4, Espanola - 0

<< "Scene" here - A few student-athletes brave conditions at the start of the junior girls' race ...

Oct 22 - A fresh blanket of snow greeted runners participating the SDSSAA Cross Country Running Championships hosted at Laurentian University. Lo-Ellen Park took top honours in the overall boys and girls aggregate category, Marymount was the "A" aggregate girls champ and St Benedict the "A" aggregate boys champion.

The balance of overall team results were as follows: Boys - Lockerby (2nd), St Benedict (3rd), Macdonald Cartier (4th), Lasalle (5th), Confederation (6th). Girls - Lockerby (2nd), Marymount (3rd), Notre-Dame (4th), Macdonald Cartier (5th), Confederation (6th).

Selected runners qualify for the NOSSA Championships, hosted October 30th at the North Bay Nordic Ski Trails.

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

<< "Scene" here - An unidentified Lasalle runner gives his all in approaching the finish ..

Oct 15 - The SDSSAA Cross Country Relay Championships were hosted yesterday at Laurentian University, under cool and clear conditions. With work underway at the track site, the finish line was located behind the stadium which made for some "close knit" situations.

Just over 200 runners from eight area high schools participated in the one day event. The season wraps up next week with the city championships in cross country running, slated for next Thursday, October 22nd, also at Laurentian.

Click here for the relay results (pdf format) - Click here for the xc championship records"Chapter&ID=3179iv">

Oct 9 - Results from SDSSAA Cross Country Preliminary Race #4, hosted at the Windy Lake Trails on Wed, Oct 7th, are now in the books. Next on the cross country running schedule is the annual relay championship, slated for Thursday, October 15th at a time a location to be announced.

Click here for a partial listing of results (pdf file)

Sep 30 - Results from SDSSAA Cross Country Preliminary Race #3, hosted at the Capreol Ski Trails on September 30th, are now in the books. A total of 82 boys and 75 girls from 17 different area high schools participated in this third of four scheduled preliminary races. The fourth and final race goes next Wednesday, October 7th at the Windy Lake Trails in Onaping Falls.

Click here for a full slate of results (pdf file)

Sep 25 - An unidentified player tees up at the SDSSAA Golf Championships hosted earlier today at the Lively Golf and Country Club. A total of 69 boys and 25 girls representing sixteen area high schools participated in the one day championship, with qualifiers advnacing to the NOSSA Golf Championship hosted at Laurentide Golf Course in Sturgeon Falls on Thursday, October 2nd.

A full slate of results is available by clicking here (pdf format)

Click here for the championship records

Sep 22 - A radical new rule change will come into affect this week in boys volleyball competition. Several types of net contact, deemed as fouls in past years, will this year be permissable. A YouTube video has been developed and released to help explain the changes.

Click here to access the video

Sep 22 - A start list for Friday's SDSSAA Golf Championships is released by veteran convener Kent Rendell of Sudbury Secondary School.

Click here for details (pdf format)

Sep 17 - The Naughton Trails were the site of cross country preliminary race #2, hosted yesterday under clear and warm conditions.

A complete set of results is available by clicking here (pdf format).

Sep 14 - SDSSAA releases its fall sport master schedule. The master will be updated continuously throught the fall sport season with game changes as the need arises.

Click here for fall sport master schedule (pdf format, updated to Sep 14)

Sep 11 - The 2009 cross country running season got off to a running start yesterday with the Lockerby road race organized by Kerry Abols of Lockerby Composite School. Over 200 competitors, including 60 in the midget girls division, participated.

The remainder of the 2009 season includes the following:
Prelim 2 sept 16 naughton 3:00 pm - hosts: Lively and Lasalle
Prelim 3 Voyageur invitational sept 19, copper cliff - hosts: L.U.
Prelim 4 Capreol Sept 30, 3:00pm - Confederation, Bishop A. Carter
Prelim 5 Windy Lake Oct 7, 3;00 pm - McDonald Cartier, CND
Relays L.U. Oct 15, 3:00 pm - Lockerby
Citys L.U.Oct 22, 11:30 - Lockerby

Click here for a full slate of road race results (pdf format)

Sept 2 - The Northern Chills Volleyball Club will be hosting a skills clinic for girls volleyball players born in 1992 or later. See below for further information."Chapter&ID=3179iv" align="left">

Click here for clinic info - Click here for a registration form

Aug 24 - SDSSAA boys football coaches gathered last Monday for their pre-season meeting and finalized the 2009 schedule. The schedule opens Thursday, September 10th with a re-match of last year's championship final between St Benedict and Lo-Ellen Park under the Thursday Night Lights @ Lo-Ellen.

The nine team loop completes a six game regular season schedule on Friday, October 23rd, with quarter finals the following Wednesday, October 28th.

Click here for schedule details (adobe acrobat file)

Aug 19 - Handbook and playing regulation updates are now complete. Click on the links below or use the pull down menues above to navigate to the document desired.

Click here for a full version of the SDSSAA handbook (index page is linked for easy access)
Click here to access updates only (both files are in adobe acrobat format)


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