D8 JUNIOR SOCCER: District 8 All-Star Team Announced

December 8, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (December 8, 2022) – District 8 announced their all-stars from the junior soccer season this past Fall, headlined by four St. Mary’s players who helped secure the league title for a ninth straight season.  Grade 10 striker Michael Hajjar received the all-star nomination by finishing third in league scoring with 12 goals in ten games, including two hat tricks, one of which helped secure the championship in the…

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D8 FOOTBALL: Resurrection’s Tyson Pahl named Father Mike, Most Valuable Player

December 7, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (December 7, 2022) – On Wednesday, District 8 announced that the Father Mike, Most Valuable Player award in senior football would go to Resurrection’s Tyson Pahl.  The grade 12 spent the season playing on both sides of the ball, at wide receiver and defensive back. Pahl scored eight touchdowns in six games, which included receiving, rushing and a kick return touchdown.  “Tyson was the most dominant player, he…

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D8 GIRLS BASKETBALL: St. Benedict’s Vrugteman and Leudy split MVP honours

December 6, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (December 6, 2022) – District 8 announced their all-star rosters from the Fall basketball season on Tuesday, with Lily Vrugteman and Katie Leudy headlining as co-most valuable players.  The pair helped lead the Saints to a second straight undefeated District 8 regular season, and back-to-back championships. This is a repeat league most valuable player honour for Vrugteman as she also received the nomination last year, while it’s Leudy’s…

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D8 VOLLEYBALL: Yannick Krauss from Père-René-de-Galinée named league MVP

December 5, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (December 5, 2022) – On Monday, Grade 11 setter Yannick Krauss from Père-René-de-Galinée was announced as the senior volleyball most valuable player for the 2022-2023 season.  Krauss helped lead les Chevaliers to their first ever senior District 8 team title in school history. Along with fellow first team all-star, grade 11 right side attack, Isaac Kirkwood, Père-René-de-Galinée swept through the senior volleyball league finishing undefeated.  Père-René-de-Galinée, along with…

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D8 FIELD HOCKEY: Resurrection’s Tiffany Binkle repeats as league MVP

December 2, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (December 2, 2022) – On Friday, District 8 announced the all-stars for the Fall field hockey league which was headlined by Resurrection’s Tiffany Binkle who was named the league’s most valuable player for the second year in a row.  Binkle, the grade 12 midfielder, helped her Resurrection squad to an undefeated District 8 season, scoring 12 goals in seven games. Teammate and fellow midfielder, grade 12, Jace Cormier…

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DISTRICT 8 NEWS: Full return to sports capped by OFSAA Bowl Championship

December 1, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (December 1, 2022) – For the first time since 2019, District 8 and its member schools were able to enjoy a full season of interschool athletics, including extended play championships at the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association (CWOSSA) championships and the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) championships. On Monday night, the Fall season was officially wrapped up with the Resurrection senior football team winning the…

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D8 GOLF: Two individual gold medals go to St. Benedict golfers

October 7, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (October 7, 2022) – On Thursday, the District 8 Boys and Girls Golf Championships were held at Conestoga Golf Club with both the defending champions from 2021 in the field.  Heavily favoured Andreas Diogenous from St. Benedict did not disappoint as he posted a low score of 63 and collected the individual gold medal, while grade 11 Xavier Bernier from Père-René-de-Galinée posted an even par 70 to collect…

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