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Pete Petersen league well-represented at Ontario Volunteer Service Awards

After taking a year’s hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario Volunteer Service Awards were handed out for the 2020 year, nine of which are from the Pete Petersen youth basketball league in Kingston.   “Tonight nine of our volunteers were recognized for their commitment to the league and the

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Kingston-born Peverley reflects on near-death, on-ice experience

For Kingston-born Rich Peverley, hockey has always been a way of life. But on March 10, 2014, the life he knew changed forever.  “(Tyler) Seguin was taking the faceoff, I was beside Jamie (Benn) in our zone on the right side of the goalie,” Rich Peverly reflected during a Zoom call

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Kingston sailor to represent Canada at Tokyo Olympics

Kingston will be represented on the waters at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Sail Canada announced some of its participating members Thursday morning, and Ali ten Hove of the Kingston Yacht Club will take part in the Women’s 49erFX along with Toronto’s Mariah Millen out of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club.

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Kingston’s Aaliyah Edwards, UConn Huskies to face High Point at NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament

After steamrolling their way through the Big East tournament, Kingston native Aaliyah Edwards and the UConn Huskies (24-1) are poised to take on High Point in the round of 32 to kick off the NCAA Women’s basketball tournament on Sunday, Mar. 21, 2021 at 8 p.m.. The tournament bracket was

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RMC celebrates inductees into the Athletics Wall of Distinction

The department of athletics at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) celebrated the most recent inductees into the Athletics Wall of Distinction (AWOD) with a virtual ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. The event streamed on the RMC Paladins Facebook and YouTube pages. The in-person ceremony was cancelled last

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Tallack Martial Arts hosted Annual Winter Training Festival over Zoom

Last weekend, local martial arts school, Tallack Martial Arts, hosted their 26th Annual Winter Training Festival, though in a different capacity this year. Over 125 participants took part in the annual tradition, which saw 21 master level instructors of Karate, Kung-Fu, Weaponry, and more martial art styles conduct simultaneous seminars

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Queen’s Women’s Football Club names Kwame Osei as Head Coach

Queen’s Athletics & Recreation (A&R) and the Queen’s Women’s Football club made an announcement on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, naming Kwame Osei as head coach. The Queen’s Women’s Football club’s purpose is to engage the Queen’s University student women’s community in sport development, participation, and motivation, developing female athletes and individuals

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Annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Ontario goes virtual

Routinely raising half a million dollars in support of Special Olympics Ontario, the annual Polar Plunge is back, and this year it’s fully virtual. In Kingston the annual Polar Plunge fundraiser looks a little different this year, as participants in the city and from across the province join in to

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Queen’s recognizes record number of Academic All-Stars in 2019-2020

A total of 426 varsity student-athletes at Queen’s University were recognized as Academic All-Stars, having earned at least a 3.5 grade-point average over the 2019-2020 academic year.  Over 40 per cent of Queen’s student-athletes were named Academic All-Stars this year, according to a release from Queen’s, dated Monday, Jan, 18,

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Sophie de Goede named Top 8 Academic All-Canadian for 2019-20 season

Gaels dual-sport star in women’s rugby and basketball, Sophie de Goede was named among the student-athletes selected as Top 8 Academic All-Canadians for the 2019-20 season by U SPORTS on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Sophie de Goede becomes the sixth Gaels athlete to receive the honour and second straight after

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École secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier wins Hockey Canada competition

Students in the Hockey Canada Skills Academy at Kingston’s École secondaire catholique Marie-Rivier were recognized and rewarded by Hockey Canada in a national competition in connection with the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, according to a release from Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est (CECCE). The national competition was open

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RMC announces Academic All-Star status for 49 student athletes

Excellence in sport and excellence in academics are both tremendous achievements for post-secondary school students, but those students who achieve both receive a special status. Each year, varsity athletes who achieve a grade point average (GPA) of 80 per cent or higher during the previous academic year who also play

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