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June 18th - UPDATE! The Lo-Ellen Park trio of Yves Poirier, Jamie Bouchard and John Dabous recorded an 8-under 62 to win the Bill Roman Memorial Trophy at the SDSSAA Male Coaches' Golf Championship hosted at Forest Ridge Golf Course yesterday. Retirees John Roberts, Bill McKetsy and Wayne Jermyn, along with Athletic Administrator Dave Makela, finished the 18-hole course with a final score of plus 2 (72), winning the Mike O'Reilly Trophy for most "honest" golfers.

A start list in support of the 53rd Annual RE Gibson Memorial Male Coaches' Golf Championship, to take place Tuesday, June 26th, at Forest Ridge Golf Course in Chelmsford, is released. This year's event will carry a 3:30pm shot gun start and will involve some 50 participants.

Click here for a start list


June 8th - Time to crack open a new edition of the 'ol OFSAA tracker, with three SDSSAA soccer teams and sixty athletes hunting down some OFSAA hardware this week.

OFSAA Track and Field - Brockville, Ontario
60 SDSSAA students from 11 schools participating - highlights:
Jennie Poirier-Rochon (HOR), gold 800m wheelchair
Ashley Huard (HAN), silver SG 100m
Keegan Moore (LEP), bronze JB javelin
John Kosar (LEP), fourth SB pole vault
Phil Miller (LCS), fourth MB pole vault


Click here for the SudburySports.com story

OFSAA Girls "A" Soccer - Elgin, Ontario
Confederation Chargers
Game one - Thu, 8am:
Toronto CHS def. Chargers
Game two - Thu, 11:30am:
Chargers - 1, Emmanuel CHS - 1
Game three - Fri, 8am:
London DHS def. Chargers
Game four - Fri, 11am:
Esc Le Relais def. Chargers
Chargers eliminated from further contention

OFSAA Girls "AA" Soccer - St Thomas
St Charles College Cardinals
Game one - Thu, 10am:
Cards - 4, Centennial - 2
Game two - Thu, 1pm:
Cards - 5, Theriault - 0
Game three - Fri, 8am:
Cards - 2, St Christopher - 1
Game four - Fri, 12:45pm:
Denis O'Conner - 2, Cards - 0
Quarter final - Fri, 5:30pm:
St Michael - 1, Cards - 0
Cards finish in the top eight!
Click here for the SudburySports.com story

OFSAA Girls "AAA" Soccer - Hamilton, Ontario
Lockerby Vikings (#6 seed)
Game one - Thu, 10:30am:
Vikes - 0, Centennial - 0
Game two - Thu, 1:30pm:
Vikes - 4, Robert Borden - 3
Game three - Fri, 8am:
Vikes - 1, East Elgin - 1
Game four - Fri, 12:30pm:
Vikes - 0, Henry Street - 0
Quarter final - Fri, 5:15pm:
Corpus Christi - 3, Vikes - 1
Vikes finish in the top eight!

OFSAA Boys "AAA" Soccer - Hamilton, Ontario
Lockerby Vikings (unseeded)
Game one - Thu, 9am:
Vikes - 0, Catholic Central - 0
Game two - Thu, 1:30pm:
Holy Cross - 5, Vikes - 1
Game three - Fri, 9:30am:
Preston - 4, Vikes - 0
Game four - Fri, 2pm:
St Pius X - 3, Vikes - 0
Vikings eliminated from further contention


>> June 6th - Contact! An unidentified Sacre-Coeur player shows his form as he makes solid contact with the ball at the SDSSAA boys slo-pitch championship, hosted at Centennial field in Hanmer yesterday.

The Griffons met the St Charles Cardinals in the Final, atop a field of 17 schools, where they managed a 19-15 victory to collect their first ever boys slo-pitch banner.

Click here for the boys slo-pitch championship records





June 2nd - It was a banner day, literally, for SDSSAA teams participating at NOSSA Soccer on Fri, June 1st. Here's a glimpse at some final results.

In Sudbury:
Girls "A" - Confederation - 2, Chippewa - 1 (extra time)
Girls "AAA" - Lockerby - 6, Widdifield - 1
Boys "AA" - St Basil (Soo) - 2, Notre-Dame - 0
In North Bay:
Girls Open "AA" - St Charles - 4, St Joseph/Scollard Hall - 2
Boys Junior "A" - Algonquin - 2, St Benedict - 1
Boys Junior "AA" - St Joseph/Scollard Hall - 2, Lo-Ellen Park - 0
Boys Junior "AAA" - Lockerby - 1, Widdifield - 0
Boys Senior "A" - St Benedict - 3, Chippewa - 1
Boys Senior "AAA" - Lockerby - 3, Widdifield - 2 (4-2 on PK)

Click here for SudburySports.com story


>> June 1st - Make that four consecutive overall aggregate NOSSA track and field titles for Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School. The Knights outdistanced their closest rival, Superior Heights CVS of the Soo, by over 100 points at the championships hosted in the Soo Wednesday and Thursday this week. Hanmer's Ashley Huard, in the SG 100m, and L'Horizon's Jeannie Poirier-Rochon, in the Open Girls 800m Wheelchair event, established new NOSSA records during the 2 day competition. A total of 62 SDSSAA student-athletes have qualified for the OFSAA Championships, which will be hosted in Brockville Jun 7-9.

Click here for a complete set of results


>> May 30th - Convener Joel Lavallee of Esc Champlain releases the boys slo-pitch championship schedule slated for Wed, June 6th. This year's event will feature sixteen entries with all games taking place in Valley East.

Click here for a complete schedule (schedule revised June 4th)


>> May 30th - Four finals - four one goal victories. That was the picture from the soccer championships that were hosted Tuesday at the James Jerome Sports Complex and it just may have been the closest set of finals hosted in SDSSAA high school soccer ever. Bishop Carter girls and Confederation boys (second division) as well as Lockerby girls and boys (premier division) are the new SDSSAA soccer champions.

The results pave the way for NOSSA participation on Friday, June 1st (schedules posted on nossa.rainbowschools.ca) as follows:
Girls "A" - Confederation
Girls "AA" - St Charles
Girls "AAA" - Lockerby
Boys "A" - St Benedict
Boys "AA" - Lo-Ellen and Notre-Dame
Boys "AAA" - Lockerby

Click here for the SudburySports.com story


>> May 29th - UPDATE! Sacre-Coeur defeated Notre-Dame in the "A" division final to erase an Alouette 7-year championship run.

Other results were as follows:
Championship - Divsion B
Champions:    Rivière-des-Français
Runner-up:     CVDSC
Consolation- Division A
Champions:     Lively
Runner-up:      Macdonald-Cartier
Consolation - Division B
Champions:   Franco-Ouest
Runner-up:   Lasalle

May 25th - The stage is set for the SDSSAA Girls' Slo-Pitch Championship Finals tournament to be hosted Saturday, May 26th at the Terry Fox Sports Complex. A total of eighteen schools participated in the preliminary round on Tuesday, May 22nd, with the top eight advancing to finals.

Click here for a complete schedule


>> May 24th - UPDATE!

Knights do it again! The Lo-Ellen Park Knights posted a total of 1053.5 team points en route to their eighth consecutive track and field title, and their 11th in the past twelve years, earlier today at the Laurentian Community Track Complex.

The total continues a four year trend of plus 1000 point totals for the south end school.

A total of fourteen new marks were established over the two days of competition. Selected athletes now advance to the NOSSA championships at the Jo Foreman Sports Complex in the Soo beginning at 3:30pm next Wednesday.

Individual aggregate winners, after adjustments made for points collected in "open" events, were as follows. Click here for a full summary.

Boys/Girls Age Group Name School Points
Girls Midget Rachel Leck Lockerby 30
Girls Junior Teagan Moxam Lockerby 30
Girls Senior Emily Marcolini St Benedict 28
Boys Midget Aidan Spoel Lo-Ellen Park 28
Boys Junior Tim Tindall Lockerby CS 28
Boys Junior Talon Farmer Lo-Ellen Park 28
Boys Senior Brandan Belan St Benedict CS 30
Boys Senior John Kosar Lasalle SS 30
Boys Senior Brandon Shirk Lasalle 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 23rd - The Lo-Ellen Park Knights have jumped out to an early and commanding lead in the overall team point standings after day one of the 71st annual SDSSAA Track and Field Championships hosted earlier today at the Laurentian Community Track. The Knights boast a total of 553.5 points after day one, outdistancing their closest rival Lockerby by 175 points and eclipsing their total of last year by over 40 points.

A total of eight new marks were set in the two-day competition, wrapping up tomorrow.

Click here for a summary of results (team aggregates, event and records)


>> May 16th - Update! A picture of the championship mixed doubles pair from Notre-Dame, Pascale Lavergne-Giroux and Kyle Hartman, has been added.

Click here for complete set of results (added May 17)
Click here for the SudburySports.com story (added May 18)

>> May 15 - A total of 160 student-athletes representing some fourteen area high schools are hitting the hard court for some tennis action over the next three days as the SDSSAA championships are contested.

Results will be posted here as they are made available.

Click here for the tennis championship records
Click here for a picture of the mixed doubles champs from Notre-Dame


>> May 16th - Make that twelve in a row and counting for the Lo-Ellen Park SS Knights, capturing the SDSSAA Relay Overall Aggregate banner earlier today at Laurentian Community Track Complex. The Knights' outscored their nearest competitor, Lockerby, by 47 points en route to the title.

Some results from the relay meet are used to seed entries for the SDSSAA track championships, hosted next Wednesday and Thursday.

Click here for a complete set of results
Click here for the championship records
Click here for a link to the SudburySports.com story (added May 22nd)





>> May 15th - The Bishop Carter Golden Gator Girls Soccer Invitational Soccer Tournament was hosted over the May 4th weekend. Congratulations to Lockerby who were the Tournament Champions and Confederation who were the Consolation Champions.

Here's a brief summary of results during the event:

  • Friendship match - Champlain 0 vs Horizon 1 - goal scorer for Horizon was Isabelle Veilleux
  • Friendship match - BAC 3 vs O'Gorman 0 - scoring for Bishop Kelsey Langlois, Amanda O'Gorman, and Victoria MacKenzie
  • Semi Final - West Ferris 1 vs Confederdation 2 - West Ferris goal by Carrie Beaver, and Confed goals by Briana Bedard-Paquette and Tamara Johnson
  • Semi Final - Lasalle 3 vs St. Ben's 0 - Lasalle goals by Tianna Faubert, Kristin Ferguson,Karli Marcotte (Sorry don't have their names)
  • Semi Final - Marymount 3 vs Macdonald Cartier 1 - Mmount goals by Sara Falvo, Courtney Smith, Dana Isaia and MCartier goal by Danika Lafrancois
  • Semi Final - Lockerby 8 vs Lively 0 - goals by Laura Ozoria (3), Rachel Leck (2), Riley McEwen, Brenna MacMillan, Lisa Romanyszyn
  • Consolation Championship - Confederation 3 vs Lasalle 0 - goals by Tamara Johnson (2) and Emily Villeneuve
  • Championship - Lockerby 3 vs Marymount 0 - goals by Emma Persi, Brandy Charsley, Rachel Leck

Click here for Lockerby pic - Click here for Confederation pic


>> May 8th - The Lo-Ellen Park SS Knights continued their winning ways in track circles on Saturday, leading the pack of schools participating at the Laurentian-hosted Black Fly Relays by 80 points in the overall aggregate point standings. Manitoulin, St Joe-Scollard Hall of North Bay and Marymount Academy rounded out the top four.

Click here for a full slate of results


>> May 2nd - It was another successful year in SDSSAA/NOSSA girls gymnastics, as can be evidenced by the number of medal performances at the OFSAA championship hosted this Monday and Tuesday in Stratford. Here's a quick preview:

Level Event Name School Finish
I Floor Victoria Temelini Marymount 4th
II Vault Ronni Bouzanne Notre-Dame Silver
II Bars Brooke-Lyn Cacciotti Notre-Dame Silver
III Bars Megan Stutt Notre-Dame 4th
III Beam Brianna Smith Notre-Dame Silver
IV Vault Anika Nadeau Notre-Dame Gold
IV Bars Maxine Gauthier Notre-Dame Silver
IV Floor Maxine Gauthier Notre-Dame Silver
IV Floor Mikella Gauthier Notre-Dame Bronze
V Vault Adria Lumley Lo-Ellen Gold
V Vault Nakita Portelance St Benedict Bronze
V Bars Jamie Duncanson Lively Gold
V Bars Amber Mayer Champlain 4th
V Beam Brianna Sagle Lockerby Gold
V Beam Kelsey Shaw Lo-Ellen Silver
V Beam Adria Lumley Lo-Ellen Bronze
V Beam Nakita Portelance St Benedict 4th
V Floor Meghan Miller Marymount Gold
V Floor Amber Mayer Champlain Silver
V Floor Adria Lumley Lo-Ellen 4th
VI Vault Jen Drane Lockerby Gold
VI Beam Jen Drane Lockerby 4th

Click here to access the OFSAA Gymnastics website


>> Apr 30th - The SDSSAA Junior Football schedule has been hammered out and will kick-off Tuesday, May 8th. Nine teams have committed to the league this Spring, which will consist of a series of three-team mini-round robin games, culminating to a championship jamboree to take place at Lasalle SS on Tuesday, June 5th.

Click here for a complete schedule


>> Apr 24th - SDSSAA athletes participating at NOSSA badminton hosted at White Pines in the Soo last Friday and Saturday managed a pair of first place finishes, qualifying them for the OFSAA championship May 3-5 in Stratford.

Gold medallists were:
Midget boys' singles - Alexandre Rheault (Notre-Dame)
Senior boys' doubles - Hans Agnihotri and Will Agnihotri (St Benedict)

Click here for a full slate of results


>> Apr 16th - The SDSSAA/NOSSA Girls Gymnastics championships were hosted at the Sudbury GymZone Gymnastics Club on Gemmell street this past Friday, with the Collège Notre-Dame Alouettes maintaining their stranglehold on the overall aggregate banner, recording their 17th consecutive team title at this event. Some 60 qualifiers from the 120-strong local competition will advance to OFSAA Gymnastics Championship starting April 30th in Barrie.

Click here for a complete set of results (*updated Apr 18)
Click here
for the SudburySports.com story


>> Apr 14th - The Lockerby Composite Vikings hauled in their fourth consecutive overall aggregate title at the SDSSAA badminton championships that were hosted this past Saturday at St Charles College.

The Vikes finished with a total of 44 points, thirteen better than their closest competitor, Es du Sacé-Coeur who collected the overall aggregate banner for "A" schools.

Click here for a full slate of results
Click here for link to SudburySports.com story on the championship


>> Apr 10th - The SDSSAA Spring Sport schedule officially kicks off on Thursday with badminton preliminaries taking place at Lasalle, Macdonald Cartier and St Charles College (10:30am start). Top qualifiers will advance to the finals, taking place at St Charles on Saturday (9am start).

Hot on the heels of badminton, SDSSAA soccer kicks off on Monday, April 16th with a series of games at one location, James Jerome north field, until Thursday, April 19th. The five week season culminates with quarters, semis and finals on May 24th, 28th and 29th respectively. James Jerome will also play host to two NOSSA soccer championships that Sudbury will host on Friday, June 1st, those being boys "AA", girls "A" and "AAA".

The junior gridiron schedule gets underway on Tuesday, May 8th and continues with each successive Tuesday until the championship finals tournament on Tuesday, June 5th. Teams and sites will be added in the not-too-distant future.

SDSSAA tennis (May 15, 16 and 17), girls slo-pitch (May 22 and 26), SDSSAA track and field (May 23, 24) and boys slo-pitch (Jun 6) are also featured in the spring sport line-up, accessible by clicking here, or via the Association Info pull down menu located above (note: spring sports begin on page 25).


>> Apr 2nd - The Sudbury High School Badminton Invitational Tournament was hosted this past weekend at Lively and St Benedict, with a total of 170 student-athletes representing some 24 high schools across the NOSSA district participating.

Click here for a full slate of results


>> Mar 18th - The week back from March break will see five SDSSAA hopefuls slugging it out at their respective Winter team sport OFSAA championships. Here's a preview (click on logo for championship websites):

St Benedict CSS Bears - OFSAA Girls Curling (Niagara Falls)
Game one - Wed, 10:30am: Canterbury (Ottawa) - 6, Bears - 4
Game two - Wed, 2:30pm: Perth & DCI - 10, Bears - 2
Game three - Thu, 10am: Bears - 6, O'Gorman (Timmins) - 4
Game four - Thu, 2pm: Bears - 5, Centennial College (Welland) - 4
Quarter finals start Fri, 3:30pm


St Charles Cardinals - OFSAA Boys A/AA Hockey (Peterborough)
Game one - Wed, 1:15pm: Appleby - 2, Cards - 0
Game two - Thu, 10:30am: FJ Brennan - 6, Cards - 3
Game three - Thu, 4:30pm: St Thomas Aquinas - 4, Cards - 1
Game four - Fri, 8am: Cards - 6, Garneau - 1 (Cards eliminated from contention)


St Charles Cardinals - OFSAA Girls A/AA Hockey (Belleville)
Game one - Tue, 9:30am: Cards - 2, St Stephen's - 2
Game two - Tue, 2pm: Cards - 3, Lester B. Pearson - 1
Game three - Wed, 11:30am: St Theresa - 7, Cards - 1
Game four - Wed, 2:30pm: Cards - 6, Community Hebrew - 1
Cards finish 2-1-1 - did not advance


Notre-Dame Alouettes - OFSAA Girls A/AA Hockey (Belleville)
Game one - Tue, 11am: Als - 1, Ridgetown - 1
Game two - Tue, 2pm: E.L. Crossley - 2, Notre-Dame - 1
Game three - Wed, 10am: Als - 7, St. Paul - 1
Game four - Wed, 1pm: Als - 4, Kincardine - 2
Quarter finals - Thu, 10am: St Theresa - 6, Als - 1 (Als eliminated from contention)


Lockerby Vikings - OFSAA Girls AAA Hockey (Mississauga)
Game one - Wed, 9:45am: Vikings - 3, Pickering - 0
Game two - Wed, 2:15pm: Mount Carmel - 2, Vikings - 1
Game three - Thu, 9:30am: Napanee - 5, Vikings - 1
Consolation Quarter - Thu, 12:30pm: Vikings - 2, Holy Names - 1
Consolation Semis - Fri, 9:30am: Notre-Dame (Welland) - 3, Vikings - 2 (Vikings eliminated from further contention)

Click here for the SudburySports.com story regarding SDSSAA team exploits at OFSAA!


>> Mar 8 - Competing at the OFSAA Swim Championships in Etobicoke Monday to Wednesday this week, Lockerby's James Clendenning captured a silver medal in the 50m free event. This, despite battling a nasty case of stomach flu, represented James' second OFSAA silver medal this year.

Click here for a pic - Click on the logo for the OFSAA Swim Website
Click here for the SudburySports.com story


>> Mar 8 - Gold! SDSSAA wrestlers competing at the OFSAA Wrestling Championship in Peterborough grappled their way to some hardware, including a gold and silver medal.

Here is sneak peak:
Indira Moores, Lo-Ellen - gold, girls 57.5kg
Victoria Day, Lockerby CS - silver, girls 51kg

Click on the logo for the OFSAA Wrestling website


>> Mar 8 - UPDATE! The Vikes lose a 3 set nail biter to Jacob-Hespeler in the quarter final round, dashing hopes of an OFSAA medal.

Mar 7 - The Lockerby Composite senior girls volleyball team is making quite a splash at OFSAA Girls AAA Volleyball going on now in Kitchener-Waterloo. The Vikes finished in a 3-1 three way tie in their pool during the round robin, but emerged as the top seed by virtue of a tie breaker calculation. The Vikings face Central Ontario rep Jacob-Hespeler in quarter final action today and if they win, they'll play again at 3:30pm in the semi final round. Gold medal game goes tonight at 7pm.

Click on the logo for the championsip website


>> Feb 17th - A total of 24 local grapplers have qualified for OFSAA Wrestling 2012 by virtue of their performance at NOSSA hosted yesterday in Sault Ste. Marie. Lo-Ellen Park collected the girls aggregate team banner.

Click here for a complete set of results


>> Feb 15th - SDSSAA racers participating at the NOSSA Alpine Ski Championships hosted in North Bay today swooshed away with a pile of the team and individual titles up for grabs. Marymount girls and St Benedict won Level I team titles, while Lockerby managed the Level II boys title.

Click here for a full slate of results


>> Feb 14th - The NOSSA Nordic Ski Championships were hosted Tuesday at the Naughton Trails, with some 90 racers representing a dozen Northern Ontario high schools competing. Lively DSS senior boys team won top honours while Lo-Ellen Park SS captured top senior girls honours.

Click here for a complete summary of results - Click here for SudburySports.com story

Feb 8th - The SDSSAA Nordic Ski Championships were hosted Wednesday at the Naughton Trails, with 34 racers representing six area high schools participating. All racers now qualify for NOSSA, which will be hosted Tuesday, February 14th, also at the Naughton site.

Click here for a full slate of results


>> Feb 8th - The Ron Preston Memorial Wrestling City Championships were hosted Wednesday at Lockerby Composite School, with the Lasalle boys and Lockerby girls capturing team banners.

Click here for individual weight class winners - Click here for the SudburySports.com story


>> Feb 8th - UPDATE! Lockerby Composite was the big winner at SDSSAA Alpine Ski earlier today, winning the overall combined Level I and Level II boys and girls team titles. Marymount hauled in the Level I girls team title and St Benedict won the Level I boys team title. Selected racers qualify to participate at NOSSA hosted on Feb 15th in North Bay.

Click here for a full slate of results (correction to level I team result uploaded Feb 10)

Feb 7th - UPDATE! A start list in support of the SDSSAA Alpine Ski Championships, slated for Wed, Feb 8, at Adanac, is released. Some 114 racers representing 12 area high schools are expected to participate.

Click here for the list


Feb 2nd - UPDATE! SDSSAA racers hit the slopes for the first competitive test of the 2012 alpine season with a prelimary race hosted earlier today at Adanac Ski Hill. First place finishers were: Girls Level II - Lauren Kyle (St Benedict), Girls Level I - Mackenzie Webber (Marymount) and Boys Level I - Liam Passi (Lasalle). City championships go Wed, Feb 8th, also at Adanac.

Click here for a full slate of results

Feb 1st - A start list in support of the SDSSAA Alpine Ski Preliminaries, slated for Thursday, February 2nd, 3:30pm at Adanac, is released. A total of 83 racers representing nine different area high schools are expected to participate.

Click here for a start list


>> Jan 19 - SDSSAA rules require all scheduled games to be postponed and rescheduled whenever school buses are pulled off the road due to winter weather.

As a result, all SDSSAA-scheduled basketball, hockey, nordic ski and volleyball games scheduled for later today will be postponed and rescheduled in the near future.


>> Jan 16 - The first nordic ski preliminary meet was hosted this past Thursday at the Windy Lake nordic ski trails. Preliminary #2 is slated for Thu, Jan 19th, also at the Windy Lake site.

Click here for a full slate of results


>> Jan 13 - The SDSSAA "Warm Up" meet was hosted yesterday at Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School, the last major meet prior to the Ron Preston City Finals slated for February 8th.

Click here for a full slate of results


>> Jan 12 - A schedule is released in support of the 2nd annual Lo-Ellen Park Knights Invitational Hockey Tournament, slated for February 2nd and 3rd at the McClelland and Tom Davies Arenas. A total of eight teams, including O'Gorman and Theriault representing Timmins and Widdifield representing North Bay, will take part in this year's event.

Click here for the tournament schedule


>> Jan 10 - With the second half of the boys hockey regular season set to get underway on Jan 11th, 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


>> Dec 16 - "The Boot" wrestling meet was hosted yesterday at Lasalle Secondary School, the last major meet prior to the Christmas break.

Click here for a full slate of Dec 15th results


>> Dec 15 - UPDATE! Make that 18 in a row for the Lockerby Vikings, capturing the overall aggregate title at SDSSAA Swim yesterday. The Vikings outdistanced their closest competitor by over two hundred points en route to a 524 point championship. St Benedict captured the boys "A" banner with 49 points, while Marymount hauled in the girls "A" banner with 77.5 points.

Individual aggregate winners were as follows:

  • Midget Girls - Grace Clendenning - Lockerby (2 wins/ 1 second place)
  • Midget Boys - Aiden Spoel - Lo-Ellen (1 win/ 1 2nd place)
  • Junior Girls - Dana Yawney - Lo-Ellen and Sophie Hardcastle Lockerby (both had 2 wins and a 2nd place finish)
  • Junior Boys - Tayte Kosmerly Lockerby (2 wins and one 3rd place finish)
  • Senior Girls - Paige Baril - Marymount (3 wins)
  • Senior Boys - James Clendenning and Hadyden Kosmerly - Lockerby (2 wins and 1 second place)
  • Open Girls - Kelly Hotta/Julie Langois - Lockerby and Emilie Whipple - Sacré-Coeur (2 wins each)
  • Open Boys - Justin Burton McCarthy - Lockerby

Click here for a complete set of individual results - Click here for team results

The SDSSAA Swim Championships were hosted today at Laurentian University with an estimated 200 student-athletes representing some 16 area high schools participating. The Lockerby Vikings will be seeking their 18th consecutive overall aggregate title at this event.

A full slate of results will be posted when they become available.

Click here for a peak at the championship records.


>> Dec 14 - Wrestling preliminary meet #3 was hosted Thu, Dec 8th at Collège Notre-Dame. The next meet hosted will be "The Boot", taking place Thu, Dec 15th, 10am at Lasalle.

Click here for a full slate of Dec 8th results


>> Dec 9 - Convener Jean-Gilles Larocque of Bishop Alexander Carter CSS releases the official schedule in support of the 2011 Golden Gator Boys Basketball Invitational Tournament. A total of 24 teams, 12 junior and 12 senior, will participate including out-of-towners Superior Heights of the Soo, O'Gorman of Timmins and Elliot Lake SS.

Click here for a complete schedule of games


>> Dec 6 - SDSSAA Senior Football honoured the top performers of the 2011 season at its 8th annual banquet hosted at the Caruso Club last Wednesday. A total of 53 all-star awards were doled out along with a total of five major award winners including top offensive, defensive, most valuable, most outstanding player and best lineman. Long time official Chris Peters was also presented with a special league "Builder's Award" for his many years of service and support of local football.

Click here for a full slate of award winners


>> Dec 6 - The St Charles College Cardinal seniors and Lo-Ellen Park Knight juniors emerged the victors from this weekend's 10th annual Lady Lancer Volleyball Tournament hosted at the New Sudbury school. The event sets the tone for the 2011-2012 girls season, with all indicators pointing towards an unpredictable champion.

Click here for the SudburySports.com story on the event


>> Dec 5 - The St Charles Cardinals emerged victorious at the Nipissing District Invitational Boys Hockey Tournament hosted this past weekend in North Bay. The Cards defeated Algonquin of North Bay (6-1), Superior Heights of the Soo (8-1) and tied St Mary's of the Soo (3-3) to advance first in their pool. They then defeated Scollard Hall of North Bay 4-2, Franco-Cite of North Bay 4-1 and St Mary's again 3-2 in the quarters, semis and finals respectively.

Click here for all tournament results


>> Nov 28 - The first wrestling preliminary of the 2011-2012 season was hosted Thursday at Sudbury Secondary School. Next on the schedule is prelim #2 slated for Thursday, Dec 1st, with a 12noon start time at St Benedict CSS.

Click here for a full slate of Nov 24th results


>> Nov 24 - With three teams at OFSAA this week, it's time to set up the 'ol OFSAA tracker, monitoring SDSSAA team results as they become available.

Girls "A" Basketball - Nov 24-26 @ St Catharines
Local rep: Sacré-Coeur Griffons (seeded 5th)
Game one -Griffons - 38, Hillfield Strathallan College (Hamilton) - 28
Game two - Griffons - 36, Kapuskasing (seeded 12th) - 32
Game three (1/4 final) - Ridley (St Catharines) - 41, Griffons - 29
Griffons finish in the top 8!

Boys "AA" Volleyball - Nov 24-26 @ Stratford
Local rep: Lo-Ellen Park SS (seeded 10th)
Game one - Loyalist (Kingston) - 7th seed - 2, Knights - 0 (25-17, 25-17)
Game two - Knights - 2, St Paul - 0 (25-8, 25-20)
Game three - Essex - 4th seed - 2, Knights - 0 (25-20, 25-14)
Game four - Knights - 2, Barrie Central - 13th seed - 1 (22-25, 26-24, 18-16)
Knights finish 3rd in pool
Game five (consolation quarter) - Knights - 3, Ridgeway - 0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-21)
Game six (consolation semi) - Westminster (London) - 3, Lo-Ellen -1 (21-25, 25-23, 25-19, 25-23)

Boys "AAA" Volleyball - Nov 24-26 @ Hamilton
Local rep: Lockerby CS (seeed 6th)
Game one - Anderson College - 16th seed - 2, Vikings - 1 (25-15, 22-25, 13-15)
Game two - Vikings - 2, Libermann - 11th seed - 0 (25-20, 25-20)
Game three - Oakridge - 1st seed - 2, Vikings - 0 (18-25, 15-25)

Game four - Vikings - 2, vs Cobourg CVI - 20th seed - 0 (25-20, 25-12)
Vikings finish second in pool by virtue of tie breaker
Game five (1/4 final) - Vikings - 3, Milton - 0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-9)
Game six (semis) - Regiopolis-Notre-Dame - 3, Vikings - 2 (25-11, 25-18, 20-25, 22-25, 15-10)
Game seven (bronze medal game) - Vikings - 3 Birchmount Park - 0 (25-20, 25-16, 28-26)
Vikings win bronze medal!!!

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>> UPDATE! Make that three ... The Lo-Ellen Park Knights advanced to the OFSAA "AA" Boys Volleyball event hosted in Stratford by defeating the Chippewa Raiders in a three set final thriller (25-27, 25-18, 15-11). For the Knights, it was their first NOSSA title since 2008 when they claimed the "AAA" NOSSA banner.

Click here for the SudburySports.com story

Other NOSSA champs this weekend included:
St Benedict Junior Boys - NOSSA "A" Volleyball
Collège Notre-Dame Junior Boys - NOSSA "AA" Volleyball
Lasalle Junior Girls - NOSSA "AA" Basketball

Nov 20 - At least two SDSSAA teams will be making the highly coveted trip to OFSAA next weekend, having successfully captured NOSSA championships this past Friday and Saturday.

In basketball, the Sacré-Coeur Griffons will be making their third consecutive OFSAA "A" Basketball appearance, having dispatched the Central Algoma Huskies in the Championship Final 38-30. In volleyball, the Lockerby Vikings will be making a second straight appearance at OFSAA "AAA" Volleyball, defeating their nemisis Widdifield of North Bay three games to nil.

Details on each team's respective OFSAA exploits will be posted as they become available.

Click here for a Sacre-Coeur team pic - Click here for the Sudbury Star story


>> Nov 20 - Two SDSSAA teams found themselves on the cusp of a Lively DSS Invitational Hockey Tournament title this Sunday, as both Lasalle Lancers and St Charles Cardinals reached the semi final round. The Lancers dropped their semi final game to Franco-Cité of Sturgeon Falls, while the Cards prevailed in their semi against Central Algoma. The Cards went on to drop a 3-2 decision to Franco in the Championship Final.

Click here for the SudburySports.com story


>> Nov 16 - UPDATE! NOSSA reps added. NOSSA schedules available at: nossa.rainbowschools.ca

Nov 14 - A total of nine championship banners in girls basketball and boys volleyball were handed out this weekend beginning Friday.

Here is a quick summary of results (details avaiable on scorecrazy.com):

Girls Basketball NOSSA Reps
Midget Lo-Ellen - 38 vs St Charles - 30 n/a
Junior Division II Marymount - 43 vs Macdonald Cartier - 33 Marymount (A)
Senior Division II Confederation - 37 vs Macdonald Cartier - 25 Sacré-Coeur (A)
Junior Division I Lasalle - 40 vs Lo-Ellen - 32 Lasalle (AA), Lo-Ellen (AAA)
Senior Division I Lockerby - 43 vs Sacré-Coeur - 33 Notre-Dame (AA), Lockerby (AAA)
Boys Volleyball NOSSA Reps
Junior Division II St Benedict - 3 vs Lively - 1 St Benedict (A)
Senior Division II Sacré-Coeur - 3 vs Lively - 0 Hanmer (B), Sacré-Coeur (A)
Junior Division I Lockerby - 3 vs Lasalle - 0 Lasalle (AA), Lockerby (AAA)
Senior Division I Lockerby - 3 vs Lo-Ellen - 2 Lo-Ellen (AA), Lockerby (AAA)


>> Nov 14 - SDSSAA Wrestling hosted its annual Rookie-Open-Girls event this past Saturday at Es Macdonald Cartier. Schools from as far away as Montreal, Renfrew, Mariposa and Timmins participated.

Click here for a full slate of results


>> Nov 9 - The 32nd running of the Lively DSS Invitational Hockey Tournament goes November 18th to 20th in the TM Davies Arena in Walden. A total of 12 teams will participate in the 2011 event including out-of-towners West Ferris, Central Algoma, Algonquin (North Bay) and Franco-Cité (Sturgeon Falls).

Click here for a complete schedule


>> Oct 29 - The St Benedict Bears are the 2011 SDSSAA senior boys football champions, doubling the Notre-Dame Alouettes 54-27 in the championship final contested earlier this evening at the James Jerome Sports Complex. Wide receiver Matthew Vettoretti was named the star of the game for the Bears, who now advance to the NOSSA semi final vs St Joseph/Scollard Hall Bears. The North Bay Bears defeated West Ferris 33-10 in the NDA final that was contested earlier today as wel. North Bay will host the semi final next Saturday, November 5th, at a time and location to be announced.


>> Oct 25 - The Lo-Ellen Park Knights are the new SDSSAA junior boys soccer champions, nipping the St Benedict Bears in a battle of south end schools yesterday afternoon at James Jerome field. For the Knights, the title represents their first since 2006.

Click here for the junior boys soccer championship records
Click here for the SudburySports.com story


>> Oct 19 - A total of 17 schools have signed up to participate in SDSSAA girls hockey this season, with the exhibition season kicking off Monday, October 24th. The league will feature an "East/West" Tournament on Fri, Oct 28, at which a series of mini games will be scheduled and scores accumulate to determine an overall winner.

Click here for an exhibition and east/west schedule


>> Oct 19 - Results from yesterday's cross country running championship are now in the books, with Lockerby managing a sound 10 point victory in the overall aggregate point standings. The Vikings finished the day with a total of 28 points with Lo-Ellen finishing second with 18. In the "A" overall aggregate, Confederation finished with 16 points followed by Marymount with 10 points.

Click here for a full slate of results (*updated Oct 24)


>> Oct 18 - AND THEY'RE OFF! The midget girls fly off the line to signal the start of the SDSSAA Cross Country Running Championship hosted at Laurentian today. Races continue throughout the day with the senior boys slated for the final start of the day at 1:30pm. Results will be uploaded as soon as they are released.

>> Oct 13 - UPDATE! Lockerby posted three out of four age group titles en route to an overall cross country relay championship on the Laurentian trails October 13th. The Vikings won both the junior and senior girls age groups, as well as junior boys, while St Benedict collected top honours in senior boys competition.

Click here for the complete relay results

>> Oct 7 - A first crack at results from yesterday's fourth and final cross country preliminary race of the season has been developed. Updates will be posted as they become available. Next on the schedule is the relay championships next Thursday, October 13th on the Laurentian trails.

Click here for the first draft


>> Oct 4 - Senior boys hockey coaches have grinded out a pre-season schedule that comes into affect Wednesday, October 12th. A total of thirteen teams have committed to participate in the league, eleven of which will participate in the 18-game exhibition schedule.

Click here for the details (*updated Oct 11th)



>> UPDATE! Sep 29 - The St Charles four-some of Ryan Lafreniere, Stephen Gonko, Joel Charlebois and Evan Purcell captured top honours in boys team competition at the NOSSA Golf Championship hosted at Stoneridge Golf Course in Elliot Lake. The Cards finished tied with Es Franco-Cité of Sturgeon Falls with a combined score of 316, but prevailed in a playoff. Other locals Lockerby finished third with 320 points, Lasalle fourth with 325 points and Notre-Dame tenth with 367 points. Notre-Dame's Emilie O'Bonsawin was the top placing female golfer posting a 18-hole score of 109 good for fifth place in the field. The St Charles boys team, along with O'Bonsawin and Nick Petryna of Lockerby have all qualified for the OFSAA Golf Championship taking place after Thanksgiving with the boys' event Oct 11-13 in Belleville and the girls' Oct 13 in Ottawa.

Click here for a complete set of NOSSA results

Sep 22 - An unidentified student golfer prepares to "grip it and rip it" at the SDSSAA golf championships hosted at the Lively Golf and Country Club today. A total of 100 golfers representing 17 area high schools were participating in the one day event.

Click here for a complete set of SDSSAA results


>> Sep 21 - Cross country preliminary race #2 was hosted yesterday at the Naughton Trails. A total of 159 student-athletes representing eleven area high schools participated. Next on the schedule is the LU XC Invitational, slated for Thu, Sep 29 at the Laurentian trails.

Click here for a list of final results



>> Sep 19 - Convener Kent Rendell releases the start list in support of the 2011 SDSSAA boys and girls golf championship to be hosted Thursday, September 22nd at Lively Golf and Country Club.

Click here for a complete list (***updated Sep 20!)


>> Sep 17 - The first cross country preliminary of the 2011 season was hosted yesterday at Lockerby Composite School. Haley Maziarski of Lo-Ellen Park finished first in the girls race while Brandon Belan of St Benedict finished atop the boys' field. The next preliminary is scheduled for Tuesday, September 20th at the Naughton Trails.

Click here for a full slate of results (*times added!)


>> Sep 15 - Veteran sportswriter Randy Pascal of SudburySports.com records his predictions for the 2011 boys senior football season. Randy is picking St Benedict and Lo-Ellen to meet in the October 29th "A" Divison final.

Learn more by clicking here


>> Sep 15 - Game on!! The 2011 Fall sport master schedule is released. Go to "Association Info" pull down menu for a link.



>> Sep 8 - Sudbury Secondary convener Kent Rendell releases entry info in support of the SDSSAA golf championships, slated for Thursday, September 22nd at Lively Golf & Country Club. Coaches take note: entry deadline is Friday, September 16th!

Click here for details


>> Aug 29 - The 2nd annual Sports Day in Canada is quickly approaching on Saturday, September 17, 2011.

Sports Day in Canada is a national celebration of sport, from grassroots to high-performance levels, in communities across the country.

Click here for further information on how to sign up your event. Click the logo to access the official Sports Day in Canada site






>> Aug 29 - The 2011-2012 version of the SDSSAA handbook is now complete. Championship records and summaries have been updated as well.


>> Aug 28 - A working copy of the 2011-2012 SDSSAA Championship Calendar is complete and ready for viewing.

Click on the image for a summary of activities scheduled for the coming school year. This information will be updated regularly as the school season progresses.