D8 Badminton: Woodland sweeps District 8 badminton

April 19, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (April 19, 2022) – Last week, District 8 Badminton was held for the first time in three years and Woodland Christian High School collected the junior, senior and overall team titles.  It was an all Woodland final in the senior boys singles event as Patrick Kooy won the gold medal over teammate Dave Fan who collected the silver. Resurrection’s Brayden Van De Wynckel won the bronze.  Partners Ruari…

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GIRLS HOCKEY: St. David’s Kamryn Szumlinski named league MVP

April 12, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (April 12, 2022) – On Tuesday District 8 announced Kamryn Szumlinski as the most valuable player in the girls hockey league.  Szumlinski helped the Celtics to an undefeated District 8 season, capped off with a 5-0 win in the championship game, where she assisted on four of her team’s five goals.  “Kamryn displays outstanding individual and teamwork skills which compliment her work ethic,” said Rebecca Hall, St. David’s…

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D8 BASKETBALL: Thach Peter named league’s most valuable player

April 11, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (April 11, 2022) – District 8 announced on Monday that Monsignor Doyle’s Thach Peter was voted the league’s most valuable player for the 2021-2022 senior basketball season.  The grade 12 forward helped the Mustangs to their first District 8 senior boys basketball championship in 29 years. Peter led his team in scoring, and had a season high 29 points against St. David’s.  “Thach is a 6 foot 7…

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BOYS HOCKEY: MVP nod goes to Resurrection’s Justin McManus

April 7, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (April 7, 2027) – On Thursday, District 8 announced the boys hockey first and second team all-star selections, and Justin McMaus received top honours being named the league’s most valuable player.  McManus, a grade 12 forward, cranked up the pressure in the playoffs, helping the Phoenix move from the last seed entering the playoffs, to a team hoisting the championship plaque. In a 3-2 quarter-final, win over St….

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D8 VOLLEYBALL: Resurrection’s Alex Slavcev named Girls Volleyball MVP

April 6, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (April 6, 2022) – On Wednesday, District 8 announced that Alex Slavcev would be honoured with the league’s top individual award.  Slavcev, a grade 12 power hitter, helped lead the Phoenix to an undefeated District 8 season and championship. Along with teammates, first team all-star Julia Prince and second team all-star Sierra Phillip, Resurrection cruised through the regular season only dropping one set until St. Mary’s took them…

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D8 CHAMPIONSHIPS: Many teams crowned champions prior to March Break

March 22, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (March 22, 2022) – The week prior to March Break saw eleven team champions determined over a three day span in what played out as the District 8 Winter week of champions.  St Benedict’s started the action on Tuesday at the swim championships where they captured the girls team championship and the overall team championship while Père-René-de-Galinée won the boys team title.  One of the biggest stories during…

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D8 SWIMMING: Saints swim their way to the overall team title

March 10, 2022
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WATERLOO REGION (March 10, 2022) – On Tuesday the St. Benedict’s girls swim team lead the way to their fourth title in five years, and help secure the overall team title for the fourth time in school history.    The Saints were led by girls open division swimmer Jewel Buckley who collected the gold, swimming to three first place finishes in 50M freestyle, 100M freestyle and 100M backstroke. Ashley Gould and…

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