Scheduling Update

Given the announcement by the provincial government to pivot students to remote learning, and with the temporary closure of community recreation facilities, the District 8 competition schedule will be further paused until at least January 21, 2022. Once students are able to return to the physical classroom, it is our goal and intent that the District 8 Winter competition schedule will be re-implemented with possible scheduling modifications to ensure a…

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URGENT NOTICE: Inter-school Athletics on Pause

Effective immediately, based on direction from Region of Waterloo Public Health based increase of local COVID-19 cases and spread of the Omicron variant, all school athletics will be put on pause until January 2022 in order to decrease the risk of class dismissals and school closures. Every effort will be made to reschedule events that are disrupted by this pause. We would encourage our local community to stay safe, follow…

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D8 FOOTBALL: St. Benedict’s Ethan Eveleigh named Father Mike, Most Valuable Player

WATERLOO REGION (December 6, 2021) – On Monday, District 8 announced that St. Benedict’s quarterback Ethan Eveleigh would be named the Father Mike most valuable player in senior football.  Eveleigh earned the top individual honours as he marched the Saints to a District 8 championship title, throwing for eight touchdowns and rushing for another four. “Ethan had a tremendous year for the Saints and was a big reason why we…

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D8 GIRLS BASKETBALL: St. Benedict’s Lily Vrugteman named Most Valuable Player

WATERLOO REGION (December 2, 2021) – On Thursday, District announced that St. Benedict’s Lily Vrugteman was named the senior girls basketball most valuable player for the 2021-22 season.  Vrugteman, a grade 11 guard, helped lead the Saints to an undefeated season, and recaptured the senior girls league title averaging 14.1 points per game.  Teammate and fellow grade 11 guard Katie Leudy joins Vrugteman as a D8 first team all-star. Leudy…

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D8 BOYS VOLLEYBALL: Lazar Paroski from Père-René-de-Galinée named MVP

WATERLOO REGION (December 1, 2021) – In an exciting shortened District 8 boys volleyball campaign, Les Chevaliers from Père-René-de-Galinée led by league MVP Lazar Paroski had an unbelievably successful season.  Lazar, a grade 12 right side attack, helped les Chevaliers to a District 8 Championship showdown against North Division winner Resurrection where they collected the silver medal, but would move onto the Single-A OFSAA qualifying event.  Along with teammate Etrienne…

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D8 FIELD HOCKEY: Most valuable player honours goes to Tiffany Binkle

WATERLOO REGION (November 30, 2021) – On Tuesday, District 8 announced the field hockey top individual honours would go to Resurrection’s Tiffany Binkle.  The grade 11 midfielder helped lead the Phoenix to an undefeated season and reclaim the District 8 Championship title. Binkle scored six times in Resurrection’s four regular season games earning her the MVP nod.  Four Resurrection forwards were also named to the all-star squad including grade 11…

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D8 JUNIOR SOCCER: District 8 All-Star Team Announced

WATERLOO REGION (November 29, 2021) – It was a banner year for the St. Mary’s junior soccer squad, who went undefeated and won the District 8 championship for the eighth year in a row.  In what was a very balanced scoring attack for the Eagles over the season, grade 10 striker Quintin Gomez was named to the all-star team contributing five goals in the team’s six games, including two in…

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