Thank YOU.

From the bottom of our hearts, we would like to extend our sincerest appreciation to all those involved in making a return to sport possible. As we are now into the flow of this 2021-22 school year, and school athletics is returning to our fields and courts, we are reminded of the exciting highs and heartbreaking lows that sport can deliver. With those lows, comes an opportunity to overcome obstacles,…

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Return to Sport

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board and District 8 Athletic Association are happy to announce the return of its interschool athletic programming effective September 20, 2021. Active participation in athletics has known health benefits, including physical fitness and mental wellness.  Athletics provides social interaction which is necessary in a time of uncertainty for our students. It is with this in mind that we have prioritized getting our youth back to…

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BOYS HOCKEY: St. Mary’s Nathan Bartlett named league’s most valuable player

WATERLOO REGION (April 29, 2020) – On Wednesday, Nathan Bartlett who helped the Eagles win their first District 8 boys hockey championship in more than 25 years was named the league’s MVP. Bartlett caught fire in the second half of the season scoring nine goals in his final four games, including three in the Eagles semi-final win over St. Benedict’s, and a goal and an assist in the Championship game…

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BASKETBALL: Eagles’ Neron Angelo named league MVP

WATERLOO REGION (April 21, 2020) – District 8 announced on Tuesday that St. Mary’s Neron Angelo was voted the league’s most valuable player for the 2019-2020 senior basketball season. The grade 12 guard led a balanced St. Mary’s offence, along with fellow first team all-star, grade 12 guard Aaron Brush, back to the top of District 8 basketball. The Eagles played themselves into the CWOSSA semi-final where District 8 second…

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ICE HOCKEY: Most valuable player nod goes to Celtics’ Abby White

WATERLOO REGION (April 15, 2020) – On Thursday District 8 announced Abby White as the most valuable player in the girls hockey league. White led the league in scoring with 14 goals, including four multi goal games, two of which she scored a hat trick and a five goal game in the Celtic’s semi-final win. As captain, White and fellow first team all-star, grade 9 goaltender Meghan Stewart helped St…

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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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