Sports Archive

  •   BY JOSH PEDERSON

    Sports – A great way to get involved!

      BY JOSH PEDERSON

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  • By Josh Pederson As citizens, we put our trust, our faith and our loyalty into ensuring that the forces serving and protecting the needs of the people, do so in a just and responsible way. So, what happens when that faithful bond is severed and instead of justice, the only emotions that an individual who interacts with a police officer has are fear and anxiety. The ominous presence one now feels when surrounded by police...

    Kneeling against police brutality

    By Josh Pederson As citizens, we put our trust, our faith and our loyalty into ensuring that the forces serving and protecting the needs of the people, do so in a just and responsible way. So, what happens when that faithful bond is severed and instead of justice, the only emotions that an individual who interacts with a police officer has are fear and anxiety. The ominous presence one now feels when surrounded by police...

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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

    Weekend sports at Conestoga not seeing success

    BY ANDREW BENNEY

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  •   BY ANDREW BENNEY

    Battle of the birds

      BY ANDREW BENNEY

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  • BY MELODIE LARIVIERE The Condors had their second women’s volleyball match of the season on the new rec centre’s courts, against the Georgian College Grizzlies on Oct. 12. Brad McClure, head coach, said this is a rebuilding year, with nine new players on the roster as well as one player who is returning after taking a break. The team’s volleyball skills were plain to see, but they just couldn’t win a set. Each match is...

    Condors clawed by Grizzlies

    BY MELODIE LARIVIERE The Condors had their second women’s volleyball match of the season on the new rec centre’s courts, against the Georgian College Grizzlies on Oct. 12. Brad McClure, head coach, said this is a rebuilding year, with nine new players on the roster as well as one player who is returning after taking a break. The team’s volleyball skills were plain to see, but they just couldn’t win a set. Each match is...

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  • BY ANDREW BENNEY The school year is now well underway, and so are all of Conestoga’s intramural sports leagues. Most sports are taking place in the newly renovated recreation centre, with the exception of hockey which is played at the Activa sportsplex on Lennox Lewis Way in Kitchener. With eight sports to choose from, students looking to get some extra exercise this semester certainly had some choices on how to go about doing that. Mondays...

    It’s time to sign up for winter intramurals

    BY ANDREW BENNEY The school year is now well underway, and so are all of Conestoga’s intramural sports leagues. Most sports are taking place in the newly renovated recreation centre, with the exception of hockey which is played at the Activa sportsplex on Lennox Lewis Way in Kitchener. With eight sports to choose from, students looking to get some extra exercise this semester certainly had some choices on how to go about doing that. Mondays...

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  • BY RILEY LINSEMAN Cool music, good food and flying balls. Sounds like Friday night softball. Last year, as students may remember, Conestoga’s women’s softball team made it to the Canadian Collegiate Softball Association (CCSA) National Championships for the first time. As a quick refresher, the CCSA championships only accept eight out of over 25 university and college teams across Canada. The women’s team earned a spot after finishing second in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association...

    Softball team’s season a hit and miss

    BY RILEY LINSEMAN Cool music, good food and flying balls. Sounds like Friday night softball. Last year, as students may remember, Conestoga’s women’s softball team made it to the Canadian Collegiate Softball Association (CCSA) National Championships for the first time. As a quick refresher, the CCSA championships only accept eight out of over 25 university and college teams across Canada. The women’s team earned a spot after finishing second in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association...

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  • BY ANDREW BENNEY Any winter sports enthusiasts attending Conestoga College this year will be delighted with the formation of one of the school’s newest clubs, the Conestoga Snow Collective (CSC). The CSC was founded by current president, Kait Morris, a fitness and health promotion student at the college and former executive of the Guelph Snow Club. Morris has high hopes for the new club and says that her aim is to replicate the tight-knit community...

    New college club for snowboarders, skiers

    BY ANDREW BENNEY Any winter sports enthusiasts attending Conestoga College this year will be delighted with the formation of one of the school’s newest clubs, the Conestoga Snow Collective (CSC). The CSC was founded by current president, Kait Morris, a fitness and health promotion student at the college and former executive of the Guelph Snow Club. Morris has high hopes for the new club and says that her aim is to replicate the tight-knit community...

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  • By Sean Malinowski Bulls Eye Bar and Grill, a newly-renovated sports bar that prides itself on its unique menu selection, is the perfect place to watch a Jays’ or Leafs’ game or enjoy a few rounds of pool. The restaurant opened in the spring, in the same location as recently closed All Star Wings and Ribs. It is operated by the same people. Chintan Patel is one of the co-owners of Bulls Eye Bar and...

    New sports bar offers unique atmosphere

    By Sean Malinowski Bulls Eye Bar and Grill, a newly-renovated sports bar that prides itself on its unique menu selection, is the perfect place to watch a Jays’ or Leafs’ game or enjoy a few rounds of pool. The restaurant opened in the spring, in the same location as recently closed All Star Wings and Ribs. It is operated by the same people. Chintan Patel is one of the co-owners of Bulls Eye Bar and...

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