Thomas Land mid stride with his eyes on the finish line.

Guelph Gryphons dominate again at OUA university track championships

Sometimes big stages in athletics lend themselves to dramatic outcomes that remind us anything is possible and miracles do happen, especially when mere fractions of seconds separate podium positions.

The University of Guelph Gryphons refused to let this be one of those times.

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.

Manitoba’s U19 female volleyball team bands together to secure third.

Against the wall, “Team Toba” stood tall when it mattered most, on Thursday. Being tied with Team Wisconsin in the same pool, Manitoba battled it out with them, as a win confirms a chance for a “better” matchup moving forward in the tournament. And they did just that, as Manitoba took the game in three […]

Freshman Philip Buque takes skills on ice outside the box

Philip and Alex Buque grew up playing hockey in the winter, lacrosse in the summer.

Alex played varsity and is now a superstar goalie in the National Lacrosse League; now, younger brother Philip is taking his shot with the Saint Leo University Lions.

Andre De Grasse cheered at Markham parade

Olympic medallist Andre De Grasse wasn’t participating in the city’s Terry Fox Run Sunday. The sprinter passed by the route of the run at noon, which was when the annual event ended. De Grasse was heading to the Markham Pan Am Centre for a ceremony to honour local Olympians. The city will name a street in De Grasse’s honour. The mayor, Frank Scarpitti, rode along in the convertible.

Oshawa’s Lysyk takes high school success to Saint Leo

ST. LEO, Fla. – Canadian Zach Lysyk is working on taking the success he found in high school into his career playing NCAA Division II lacrosse at Saint Leo University. Lysyk, from Oshawa, Ont., who has two goals and one assist in six games this season, attended Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School where the […]

Charlie Kurtenbach plans to extend family legacy

ST. LEO, Fla – For Saint Leo University freshman lacrosse player Charlie Kurtenbach, athletics is in his DNA. The young Lion’s player is the son of Adam Kurtenbach, a former college lacrosse player at California’s Whittier College, while his grandfather, Orland Kurtenbach, played 20 years in the NHL and was the first captain of the […]