Skateboarding making an ‘Impact’ in East York

Some of the students are practising standing on their skateboards without falling. Others are doing ollies — jumping with the board under their feet — and getting serious on the indoor ramp.

It’s another Saturday morning class with Yash Presswalla, who offers  skateboarding classes to young people aged six to 16.

Invictus Afghan Team

Medals and money help nervous Team Afghan at Invictus Games Toronto

Afghans from all over the province came to congratulate and support their national heroes during a dinner at the Thorncliffe Banquet Hall in the East York Town Centre on Sept. 29. They welcomed the Afghan national team’s seven players, a coach and the team leader.

Ryerson Rams Women’s Basketball thinking outside-in

The Ryerson Rams are focused on the ultimate prize. Wind of an impressive 13-6 regular season record coupled with their 10th straight playoff appearance was taken out of its sails by the disappointment of failing to defend their 2015-16 title. Rams finished 14th, 14th, and 15th out of 17 schools in three-point percentage (24.7), attempts […]

York Lions Women’s Basketball looking to take the next step

The York Lions are excited to start fresh. With seven first-year women joining the program and the departure of last season’s leading scorer Shauney Fischer, the hope is that change can be a good thing. “We’re trying to get out there and find kids who not only have basketball potential but are hard workers and […]