Sports Archive

  • By Saifullah Muhammad, Spoke News Conestoga College’s soccer Condors are still hopeful to come back despite losing their two previous home games of the season in the Ontario college men’s soccer league last week. “I am still happy and confident to shine despite suffering back-to-back defeats. This was really unfortunate for the last two games,” said Reza Ullah after the match against the Cambrian soccer team on Saturday at Condor Field. He also mentioned that...

    Soccer condors confident despite slow start

    By Saifullah Muhammad, Spoke News Conestoga College’s soccer Condors are still hopeful to come back despite losing their two previous home games of the season in the Ontario college men’s soccer league last week. “I am still happy and confident to shine despite suffering back-to-back defeats. This was really unfortunate for the last two games,” said Reza Ullah after the match against the Cambrian soccer team on Saturday at Condor Field. He also mentioned that...

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  • By Nathan Timmerman, Spoke News The Conestoga Condor’s men’s rugby team fought hard on Sunday, Sept. 16, but ultimately lost 69-0 to the Georgian Grizzlies. Despite losing their first two games of the year, coach Greg Dawkins is optimistic about the upcoming season. “We had five returning players and everyone else is brand new. So they’ve never played the game or have very little experience with it,” said Dawkins after Sunday’s match. “We’re hoping to...

    Slow start for Conestoga men’s rugby

    By Nathan Timmerman, Spoke News The Conestoga Condor’s men’s rugby team fought hard on Sunday, Sept. 16, but ultimately lost 69-0 to the Georgian Grizzlies. Despite losing their first two games of the year, coach Greg Dawkins is optimistic about the upcoming season. “We had five returning players and everyone else is brand new. So they’ve never played the game or have very little experience with it,” said Dawkins after Sunday’s match. “We’re hoping to...

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  • By Phillip Courtemanche, Spoke News The University of Toronto Mississauga Eagles defeated the Conestoga Condors 2-0 in men’s soccer action Saturday evening at Budd Park. Despite the Eagles’ lack of success on two penalty shot attempts, they still managed to pick up their first win of the season. The Condors have now lost four straight games since their draw against George Brown to open the season. “We started out with a lot of energy, but...

    Men’s Soccer: Condors Fall 2-0 Against Eagles

    By Phillip Courtemanche, Spoke News The University of Toronto Mississauga Eagles defeated the Conestoga Condors 2-0 in men’s soccer action Saturday evening at Budd Park. Despite the Eagles’ lack of success on two penalty shot attempts, they still managed to pick up their first win of the season. The Condors have now lost four straight games since their draw against George Brown to open the season. “We started out with a lot of energy, but...

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  • By Keegan Lavigne, Spoke News The Conestoga College varsity basketball team had a tough season last year, but it has worked hard during the off-season and hopes to have better results for 2018-19 campaign. The 2017-18 season was the first year Conestoga has ever had a basketball program. The team finished with a 4-16 record last season, but many of the players have remained positive and believe the team has improved in many ways. Jamal...

    Basketball team optimistic about new season

    By Keegan Lavigne, Spoke News The Conestoga College varsity basketball team had a tough season last year, but it has worked hard during the off-season and hopes to have better results for 2018-19 campaign. The 2017-18 season was the first year Conestoga has ever had a basketball program. The team finished with a 4-16 record last season, but many of the players have remained positive and believe the team has improved in many ways. Jamal...

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  • By Matthew Nowell, Spoke News After a campaign that left a lot to be desired last year, the region’s first-ever professional basketball team, the KW Titans, are looking to build off of their late-season progress for the upcoming 2018/2019 NBL-Canada schedule. With just a few weeks left before training camp officially kicks off for the Titans, fans and members of the organization alike have a lot to be excited about. In the coming weeks, fans...

    KW Titans hope third season is a charm

    By Matthew Nowell, Spoke News After a campaign that left a lot to be desired last year, the region’s first-ever professional basketball team, the KW Titans, are looking to build off of their late-season progress for the upcoming 2018/2019 NBL-Canada schedule. With just a few weeks left before training camp officially kicks off for the Titans, fans and members of the organization alike have a lot to be excited about. In the coming weeks, fans...

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  • BY MIKE TURCOTTE Andrei Lupoae, 26, is the blindside flanker for the Conestoga College varsity rugby team which just recently secured a 35-21 victory over Mohawk College. Lupoae has been playing sports most of his life, from rugby in high school to five years of representative lacrosse, and even volleyball. Nowadays, Lupoae is living the varsity dream by playing on the college team, with games once a week, usually on weekends, while enrolled in the...

    Living the varsity dream

    BY MIKE TURCOTTE Andrei Lupoae, 26, is the blindside flanker for the Conestoga College varsity rugby team which just recently secured a 35-21 victory over Mohawk College. Lupoae has been playing sports most of his life, from rugby in high school to five years of representative lacrosse, and even volleyball. Nowadays, Lupoae is living the varsity dream by playing on the college team, with games once a week, usually on weekends, while enrolled in the...

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  • BY ANDREW BENNEY With Chelsea F.C. midfielder Oscar dos Santos completing his headline-making move to Chinese Super League (CSL) club Shanghai SIPG FC and rumours continuing to circulate around star teammate Diego Costa, some team’s concerns have never been higher regarding the possibility of losing members to the outrageously wealthy Asian league. Thanks to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s vocal plan to turn his country into a football World Cup competitor, unheard of sums of money...

    Chinese Super League’s poaching continues

    BY ANDREW BENNEY With Chelsea F.C. midfielder Oscar dos Santos completing his headline-making move to Chinese Super League (CSL) club Shanghai SIPG FC and rumours continuing to circulate around star teammate Diego Costa, some team’s concerns have never been higher regarding the possibility of losing members to the outrageously wealthy Asian league. Thanks to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s vocal plan to turn his country into a football World Cup competitor, unheard of sums of money...

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    Battle of the birds

      BY ANDREW BENNEY

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  • BY NICOLE CLARK The Super Bowl, the most watched televised sports event, is about more than just the game. Though many of the viewers watch for the love of the sport, quite a few tune in for the entertainment aspect of the annual event. The halftime show is arguably one of the most anticipated concerts of the year. It is often filled with firework displays and a celebrity musical performance. Viewership actually increases at halftime....

    The Super Bowl is not just a game

    BY NICOLE CLARK The Super Bowl, the most watched televised sports event, is about more than just the game. Though many of the viewers watch for the love of the sport, quite a few tune in for the entertainment aspect of the annual event. The halftime show is arguably one of the most anticipated concerts of the year. It is often filled with firework displays and a celebrity musical performance. Viewership actually increases at halftime....

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  • BY ANDREW BENNY Conestoga’s men’s varsity soccer team has been struggling to find their winning stride over the last few years. The outdoor seasons have featured an abundance of losses and the team itself has undergone a number of staff changes, including the head coach position, now filled by Andy Pownall, a past Ontario College Athletic Association and Kitchener District Soccer League player with more than 20 seasons of coaching experience. And although the Condors...

    Condors seeing indoor season success

    BY ANDREW BENNY Conestoga’s men’s varsity soccer team has been struggling to find their winning stride over the last few years. The outdoor seasons have featured an abundance of losses and the team itself has undergone a number of staff changes, including the head coach position, now filled by Andy Pownall, a past Ontario College Athletic Association and Kitchener District Soccer League player with more than 20 seasons of coaching experience. And although the Condors...

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