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KBA saves summer one little leaguer at a time

I will never be an athlete. Not unless sarcasm becomes an Olympic sport. I mean, I “did sports” as a child, mainly baseball and only because it was expected of me.  And then I did a stint of hyper-violent lacrosse and rugby in high school to take out my adolescent

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Weir ready to represent Canada, Kanyen’kehá:ka, and family in Tokyo

One of the best parts of watching the Olympic games on television is seeing the overjoyed reactions of an athlete’s friends and family when the Olympian wins gold or completes a fantastic routine or game. Unfortunately, for Kim Maddux and all other Olympic moms, dads, families, and friends, that just isn’t

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Wolfe Island community celebrates their first Olympian, Kristina Walker

When we meet people throughout our lives, it’s expected that our view of others evolves as we gradually get to know them. It can take a long time to get to know most people and understand who they are inside and out. Then, there are the few people we meet

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Paul McFarland leaves Frontenacs for Seattle Kraken

In what can only be described as shocking, Kingston Frontenacs General Manager and Head Coach Paul McFarland has left the team to join Head Coach Dave Hakstol’s coaching staff with the NHL expansion franchise, the Seattle Kraken. McFarland joins Jay Leach as one of two Assistant Coaches with the new

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OUA releases 2021 football schedule, Gaels to play six games

Ontario University Athletics (OUA) has released their 2021 University Football schedule. The season will see each school play six games over a seven-week period, which is down from the usual eight games over nine weeks. The Queen’s Golden Gaels will open their season on the road in Ottawa on Saturday,

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Kingston swimmer headed to Tokyo Paralympic Games

Kingston Y Penguins swimmer Abi Tripp will be heading to the Paralympic Games in Tokyo this fall as one of about 19 members of Team Canada’s swim team. “Representing Canada is something that not everybody gets the chance to do — it’s incredible and so special. We’re all excited to

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Bagg, Giffin happy to be part of Queen’s Football history

The Queen’s University football program has a storied legacy, and this week it paid homage to several former Gaels by announcing their inductions into its Football Hall of Fame. The announcements were made throughout the week over the Queen’s Gaels social media channels. In total, 10 different players and four

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Frontenacs express regret as OHL season cancelled

The Kingston Frontenacs will not be suiting up at all this season as the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) has cancelled any plans for a return to play for the 2020-21 season. This marks the second OHL season in a row to not be concluded due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In

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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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