November 18, 2018

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 … Continued

Basketball resurrected

By Melodie Lariviere The new and improved rec centre is up and running, and so is the college’s extramural basketball team. The team will officially be part of the Ontario College Athlete Association (OCAA) next year, after a 25-year absence. “We’re trying to grow the team to a place where we’re competitive in the OCAA. This is our first year operating as an exhibition team because the team hasn’t existed … Continued

Rugby coach wins coach of the year

BY JOE WEPPLER Despite a heartbreaking loss in the regional finals to Humber College, the coach of Conestoga College’s varsity women’s rugby team has been named the women’s rugby overall coach of the year by the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association. Lori Artinger – who started coaching at Conestoga as an assistant in 2011 – has been playing rugby since Grade 9. “I love playing rugby, so after some surgeries on … Continued