November 16, 2018

Men’s volleyball winning streak comes to an end

BY ETHAN KOMPF Conestoga’s varsity men’s volleyball team suffered a disappointing loss to Redeemer University College on Jan. 12, putting an end to a three-game winning streak and leaving their record at three wins and eight losses this season. The Condors didn’t have a win until Nov. 21, but carried that to a three-game streak between Nov. 21 and Nov. 29. The team credited those wins to scheduling and stronger … 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

Condor women’s softball team makes Conestoga history

By GARRET BURCHETT The Conestoga Condor’s women’s softball team made school history this weekend, participating in this year’s Canadian Collegiate Softball Association (CCSA) National Championships at Durham College for the first time. The event features only eight teams out of more than 25 universities and college teams across Canada, with the teams being chosen based on the previous year’s play. Conestoga earned a spot thanks to their second place finish … Continued

Soccer team frustrated by season

BY ETHAN KOMPF The cold, overcast fall day matched the spirits of Conestoga’s men’s outdoor soccer team on Oct. 9, after a close 1-0 loss to the Lambton Lions. The first half began uneventfully, with play taking place equally in both teams’ ends. With seconds left in the half, Lambton’s Richael O’Neill launched a header which nearly went in. The second half saw the Condors’ play improve. Most of the … Continued

Intramural sports a blast

BY MIKE STROMME What makes intramural sports great? Conestoga students looking to make new friends and stay in shape, all while balancing their course load, should look into playing intramural sports. Starting today, Conestoga College will offer co-ed intramural volleyball, squash, flag football, dodgeball, indoor soccer, ball hockey and ice hockey. All intramural sports leagues, with the exception of ice hockey, will be played on campus. Intramural ice hockey will … Continued

Condors’ wings clipped

By NATHAN BROWN The Conestoga Condors fought gallantly against the Niagara Knights in men’s varsity volleyball action Jan. 11, but still lost all three sets. Coming up with a strong defence in the early portions of the match, the Condors tried to keep their heads and hands high as the Knights bombarded them with spike after spike. Despite long rallies and good offence, which kept the games close, the Knights … Continued

Varsity check-in

BY CODY STEEVES Conestoga College’s varsity teams were busy practising and competing in various tournaments in January, and this month will be no exception. The weekend of Jan. 17 the indoor soccer teams competed at Centennial College’s tournament. The women’s team made it to the semifinals and the men’s team was eliminated during the quarter-finals. The varsity badminton team is currently practising for their upcoming regional tournament at Lambton College … Continued

Soccer teams exit before semifinals

BY CODY STEEVES Despite a lack of players on the women’s indoor soccer team at a tournament at home, both Conestoga varsity teams played well, although they were knocked out early. Both teams were eliminated before the semifinals. During the women’s final game of the day, they played with only one sub after having a number of players leave due to commitments at school, leaving their lineup with just seven … Continued