D8 UPDATE: All schools eligible to advance to CWOSSA in Winter season

WATERLOO REGION (November 18, 2021) – It is with a tremendous amount of excitement that District 8 announces on Thursday that teams and individual sport qualifiers will be able to advance to the CWOSSA Championships for the Winter athletic season.  All schools have been eager to extend their seasons into CWOSSA levels of competition, however with the rush of implementing COVID-19 safety protocols to allow a Fall season to occur,…

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D8 CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP: Two championships decided by one point each

WATERLOO REGION (November 8, 2021) – Friday’s junior and senior championship football games turned into thrilling affairs as St. Benedict’s captured both titles by a single point,  The Saints were matched up against favoured Resurrection in the senior championship. They entered the half down 7-0 on a wide open touchdown reception by Resurrection’s Damian Plauszta.  In the second half, quarterback Ethan Eveleigh connected with Mason Holman twice taking a 14-7…

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D8 CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP: Eagles extend junior soccer championship streak to eight

WATERLOO REGION (November 4, 2021) – On Thursday afternoon, under a cloud of flurries, the junior boys soccer squad extended their championship streak to eight titles in a row.  The Eagles cruised past opponents this season not allowing a goal until Thursday’s final, in a 6-1 win against St. David’s. Celtics goal came from Aussie Hunt.  St. Mary’s Quintin Gomez scored two goals and teammates Sammy Hajjar, Jinoi Garcia, Jayden…

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CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP: Four seasons settled on Wednesday Afternoon

WATERLOO REGION (November 4, 2021) – In a rare occurrence, four District 8 team titles were distributed on Wednesday afternoon in what has been deemed Championship Week.  In Field Hockey, undefeated Resurrection was taking on defending champion St. Mary’s. After each team scored once in the first half, Resurrection’s Sarah Schnarr potted her second goal of the game securing the 2-1 victory.  St. Benedict’s played host to St. Mary’s in…

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CROSS COUNTRY: Resurrection dominates team events at XC Championships

WATERLOO REGION (November 1, 2021) – It was a rush of red Resurrection Phoenix jerseys crossing the finish line at the District 8 cross country championships held at Bechtel Park in Waterloo on Friday.  As a team, Resurrection managed to sweep the entire girls team categories which included novice, junior, senior and overall titles. The Phoenix were also able to win the junior boys title which helped them edge past…

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TENNIS: Resurrection Ladies Sweep District 8

WATERLOO REGION (October 18, 2021) – On Thursday in Waterloo, the Resurrection tennis team was looking to capture all three District 8 team championships that they held since the Fall 2019 season.  In the girls doubles draw, the final came down to an all Resurrection showdown where Julia Prince and Alex Slavcev edged past teammates Sarah Wilson and Adelaide Ell for the gold medal.  Resurrection’s Aldiana Lazoja went undefeated on…

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D8 GOLF: St. Benedict’s Andreas Diogenous shoots ten under 62 to win gold

WATERLOO REGION (October 14, 2021) – On an unseasonably warm day at Cambridge Golf Club, grade 11 Andreas Diogenous recorded a round of 62 to win the boys District 8 Golf Championship.  Diogenous shot two eagles on two par fives and seven birdies. His only blemish was a bogie on the 156 yard par 3, 9th hole.  The 62 shot round, along with St. Benedict’s teammates Matthew Whitehead (78), Peter…

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