VOLLEYBALL: Elyse Hutchinson receives league’s top honours

WATERLOO REGION (April 14, 2020) – On Tuesday, District 8 announced that Elyse Hutchinson has been named the league’s most valuable player as she led St. Benedict’s to their third straight senior District 8 title. During the Saints three year stretch they have accumulated three championships, and only one loss. With Hutchinson being the only grade 11 MVP is recent history, it appears the St. Benedict’s program will be in…

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All District 8 Championships Cancelled

With the closure of schools due to the COVID-19, the difficult decision has been made to cancel all District 8 Championships for the remainder of the school year. Many academic program heads and educational leaders have been working diligently to create remote learning opportunities and resources for students to learn from home while we all adjust to the current physical distancing environment, and when students do return to the classroom,…

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BASKETBALL: Eagles fly past Saints to advance to CWOSSA

WATERLOO REGION (February 26, 2020) – On Tuesday night, in a packed St. Benedict’s gym, the Saints were looking to cap off an undefeated District 8 campaign against the Eagles who they beat twice in January by 13 and one point respectively. However, St. Mary’s was not interested in getting beat for a third time. The first half saw both teams trading blows, each going on small scoring runs and…

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VOLLEYBALL: Saints’ three-peat at district champions

WATERLOO REGION (February 20, 2020) – On Wednesday night the Saint’s looked to add another championship title as they took on a tough St. Mary’s Eagles squad. The Eagles opened up each set with a scoring run to give them an early advantage, but in the first two sets, the Saints were able to battle back to win both. The first set was closed out with two straight St. Benedict’s…

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ICE HOCKEY: Make it a three-peat for St. David’s girls

WATERLOO REGION (February 13, 2020) – On Wednesday at RIM Park in Waterloo, it was a rubber match between St. David’s girls hockey and the Resurrection squad. The Phoenix won the first two District 8 titles in 2016 and 2017, and the Celtics won back-to-back in 2018 and 2019. The opening period was back and forth play with a few scoring opportunities from both teams, but no one was able…

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ICE HOCKEY: St. Mary’s claims first District 8 boys title since 1994

WATERLOO REGION (February 11, 2020) – On Monday the St. Mary’s Eagles boys hockey team edged past St. David’s in the District 8 title game. The Eagles won the inaugural District 8 boys hockey title in 1992, then again in 1994 and did win a title once in the 19 years Waterloo Catholic schools played in the WCSSAA league. It was Nathan Dewar from St. David’s who opened up the…

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D8 ICE HOCKEY: Post season starts early

WATERLOO REGION (February 6, 2020) – On Thursday morning the District 8 Seasonal Committee voted to adapt the end of the boys’ and girls’ ice hockey season to ensure the fairest conclusion possible.  With OECTA’s latest job action announcement commencing Tuesday February 11th with the removal of teachers ability to provide on-call coverage in classrooms, it would have forced the end of the District 8 hockey season based on available…

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