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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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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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Ontario Hockey League release 2021-22 regular season schedule

The Ontario Hockey League and the Kingston Frontenacs have released their 2021-22 regular season schedule. The season starts on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, with three games: Peterborough at North Bay, Barrie at Niagara and Sarnia at Windsor. The Frontenacs open their season the following night as they host the Ottawa

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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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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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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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CUPE 109 newest ice pad sponsor at the INVISTA Centre

A new five year sponsor has been announced for an ice pad and adjacent meeting room at the INVISTA Centre. CUPE 109, a local chapter of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, will assume sponsorship of the current Kingston Transit Rink, as well as the adjacent meeting room and branding

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One of INVISTA Centre’s four ice pads renamed ‘MNP Rink’

Canadian accounting firm MNP and the City of Kingston announced Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 that one ice pad at the INVISTA Centre has been renamed ‘the MNP Rink.’ MNP has two offices in Kingston. According to a release from the City of Kingston, MNP says they are proud to show

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Three local students named captain of RMC Paladins varsity teams

Three Kingstonians have been named captains of their respective varsity teams for the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) Paladins during the 2020-21 school year. Dylan Hoare, Jenna Kane, and Chris Paquette will captain teams in soccer, fencing and hockey respectively. Dylan Hoare – Soccer In men’s soccer, former Holy

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Women’s Rugby Team takes national silver and other Gaels happenings

It was another busy weekend for the Queen’s Gaels as 10 teams competed at home and away from Friday, Nov. 1 to Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. The Women’s Rugby Team capped off their incredible season to bring home the silver medals from the USPORT Women’s Rugby Championship on Sunday, Nov.

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Gaels Women’s Cross Country team wins OUA Championships

While it was a busy weekend for a number of the Queen’s Gaels teams, the Cross Country Teams had an incredible weekend and the Women’s team brought home the OUA Championship banner for the third year in a row. Sisters Branna and Brogan MacDougall managed to take the second and

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Six Gaels teams secure Homecoming Weekend wins

It was an eventful and celebratory weekend for Queen’s University in more ways than one, as six of the Queen’s Gaels teams celebrated victories during Homecoming Weekend. The Women’s Rugby Team kicked off Homecoming Weekend by winning the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Banner at Nixon Field on Friday, Oct. 19.

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