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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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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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Who’s that guy gliding along Kingston’s waterfront?

He easily draws as much of a crowd as is permitted wherever he goes. Gliding on the water like a hot knife through butter. You may have seen him at his usual spots, either at Confederation Basin or down by the Pump House Museum. “Everyone who sees it is amazed

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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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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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Confirmed COVID-19 case at Omega Fit Club

The owners of Omega Fit Club at 767 Bayridge Drive said they have been notified of a COVID-19 case among their patrons. “We have been informed by Public Health that one of our members has tested positive for COVID-19,” said a statement on the gym’s Facebook page. “This member attended

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Canadian curling sets example for acceptance of LGBTQ athletes

The world of competitive sports has often been associated with rather toxic views of gender and sexuality. For years, gay athletes were forced to hide in the shadows over fears they would not be accepted by their teammates or fans. In recent years, many sports organizations have sought to change

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Kingston Rock Volleyball Club: Two volleyball clubs set for amalgamation

  Kingston’s two competitive volleyball clubs are amalgamating this summer. This week, Kingston Volleyball Club and Pegasus Volleyball Club announced the merger and the new name: Kingston Rock Volleyball Club. “About a year ago, both clubs realized that we were trying to do the same thing, heading in the same

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Kingston ranked #3 sports city in Ontario

The city that has long claimed ties to the origins of hockey has now been named one of a ‘Top Sports City’ in both the country and the province. At the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance Sport Event Congress in Ottawa at the end of March, Kingston was announced a Top

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