D8 BOYS VOLLEYBALL: MVP honours go to Woodland’s Judah Verbeek

WATERLOO REGION (December 5, 2018) – On Wednesday, District 8 announced that grade 12 left side attacker Judah Verbeek would be named the most valuable player for senior boys volleyball. Verbeek was influential in Woodland’s 9-1 D8 regular season record and led his squad to the championship where they would lose a tough five set match to St. Benedict’s. Alongside fellow D8 first team all-star Daniel Liargovas and second team…

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D8 FIELD HOCKEY: Ella Murphy named league’s most valuable player

WATERLOO REGION (December 4, 2018) – Grade 11 midfielder Ella Murphy had a huge impact on St. Mary’s capturing the District 8 title for the first time in ten years, and as a result, she was awarded top individual honours in the league. Murphy led the league with seven goals, scoring many when it mattered most. Murphy potted three goals in St. Mary’s semi-final win, and scored the game winning…

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D8 JUNIOR SOCCER: District 8 All-Star Squad Announced

WATERLOO REGION (December 3, 2018) – With the St. Mary’s Eagles finishing another junior soccer season undefeated, it was safe to say they’d lead the pack with all-star nominations on the season. Matej Palancaji scored nine goals for the Eagles in his District 8 campaign finishing third in league scoring. Palancaji went on to score seven goals in his four games at CWOSSA. He scored a hat trick in a…

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D8 FOOTBALL: Resurrection holds on to win their second District 8 title

WATERLOO REGION (November 9, 2018) – At Warrior Stadium in Waterloo on Thursday night, Resurrection was narrowly able to regain their championship with a 20-19 win over a talented St. David’s team. The Celtics are the only team to challenge the Phoenix’s otherwise perfect record this year as they have won and tied against Resurrection in the regular season. Resurrection entered the half with a 14-0 lead on a rushing…

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D8 VOLLEYBALL: Saints pull off victory in a five set thriller

WATERLOO REGION (November 8, 2018) – The Saints’ and Cavaliers’ fans on Wednesday night in Cambridge brought as much energy to the gym as the players while they battled in a five showdown for the District 8 Championship. Both St. Benedict’s and Woodland traded blows in the first set as the score never grew in either teams favour by more than two points. Saints’ Ryan Frias led his squad to…

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DISTRICT 8: Naming award honouring the late Father Michael Cundari, C.R.

WATERLOO REGION (October 30, 2018) – District 8 is proud to announce that the senior boys football Most Valuable Player award will be renamed the Father Mike Award after the late Father Michael Cundari, C.R., who tragically lost his life in November 1986 in an automobile accident. Better known as Father Mike while serving as principal of St. Jerome’s High School, he was a strong supporter of high school sport…

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D8 SOCCER: St. Mary’s outlasts Resurrection to a gold medal

WATERLOO REGION (October 23, 2018) – On Monday evening St. Mary’s defended their junior soccer championship against a competitive Resurrection squad making it six in a row for the junior Eagles.   St. Mary’s controlled the ball and much of the pace of play in the first half scoring twice on goals from Dominic Panameno and Luca Romano. In the second half Resurrection battled to control the ball and kept…

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