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Paladins add local talent, Roumanis, to volleyball team

Niko Roumanis, a standout volleyball player at École Secondaire Catholique Marie-Rivier will be staying in Kingston to continue his volleyball career as he’s committed to playing for the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) Paladins. “I chose RMC because I am looking forward to challenging myself and growing both as

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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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RMC students pull up over $5k for Soldier On

Two cadets at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) raised over $5000 for Soldier On with a pull-up challenge. Officer Cadet Liam Chambers and Naval Cadet Joel Charpentier organized and participated in the pull-up challenge, hoping to complete 3,000 pull-ups each within 24 hours. “I thought we could bring

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Local rowing coach earns Long Service Award

Paladins rowing coach Stephen Lutz earned a Long Service Award for his 25 years of dedication to the sport, as Rowing Canada (RCA) unveiled its 2020 Excellence Award winners throughout January. The RCA Awards recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of the Canadian rowing community, according to a release from

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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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RMC Rugby surpasses Movember goal within one day

At the Royal Military College of Canada, the Paladins men’s rugby team finished sixth in the country among university sports teams in Movember fundraising, collecting over $7,000. Originally, RMC rugby was hoping to raise $1,000—a goal they surpassed within 24 hours of launching their campaign, according to a release from

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University sports competitions cancelled for winter term

The Ontario University Athletics (OUA) association, in conjunction with U SPORTS, the national governing body of university sport in Canada, have announced the cancellation of all sanctioned sport programming and championship play, up to March 31, 2021.  This cancellation is not unexpected, considering the current COVID-19 climate across Canada. In

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Local coach honoured at Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards

Patricia Howes, head coach of the Kingston’s Royal Military College (RMC) fencing teams, was awarded a top provincial coaching honour from the Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) at the 2020 Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards over the weekend. “I coach because I love working with people and seeing them grow, learn

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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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Ontario University Athletics cancels fall sports

The Ontario University Athletics association, in conjunction with U SPORTS, the national governing body of university sport in Canada, have announced the cancellation of all league-sanctioned play, including championships, for fall 2020.  Winter sports, including hockey and volleyball, which typically kick off in the fall, will not commence before Friday,

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RMC’s David Howes named Executive Director of Fencing Canada

David Howes, the Assistant Coach of the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC)’s varsity fencing team, has been named the Interim Executive Director of the Canadian Fencing Federation (CFF). RMC announced the appointment on Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2020, and noted that Howes’ role in the position will last until at

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OUA men’s hockey playoff doubleheader kicks off

Less than a week after playing one another in the 34thannual Carr-Harris Cup, the Queen’s Gaels and RMC Paladins men’s hockey teams will be hosting home playoff games in the opening round of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) hockey playoffs. Tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, the Gaels will host the

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