Resurrection claims first ever District 8 junior football title

November 6, 2015
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WATERLOO REGION (November 6, 2015) – On Wednesday the inaugural District 8 junior boys football championship would be decided between the undefeated St. Mary’s Eagles and Resurrection Phoenix. St. May’s had won both previous games by 13 and 12 points respectively. Resurrection would waste no time getting on the board, marching the ball down the field, eventually punching it in from the one yard line on a carry from Dylan…

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St. Mary’s scores two goals late to secure District 8 championship

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WATERLOO REGION (October 27, 2015) – On Monday the St. Mary’s junior boys soccer team was looking to complete their season in undefeated fashion against their challengers from St. David’s. The Eagles had already defeated the Celtics twice earlier in the season 7-1 and 6-1. Early in the match St. Mary’s controlled most of the play, but it was St. David’s who had three early tries at goal, all coming…

October 27, 2015
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Resurrection holds on for seventh straight District 8 Championship

October 26, 2015
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WATERLOO REGION (October 26, 2015) – As OFSAA defending Champions, winning District 8 should have been a foregone conclusion for the Phoenix field hockey squad. Resurrection would face St. David’s in the final who they tied 2-2 earlier in the year, and most recently beat 4-0. Thursday’s final took place on St. David’s field and began with a great deal of ball control by the Phoenix with St. David’s making…

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The Saints regain the District 8 Cross Country Title

October 26, 2015
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WATERLOO REGION (October 26, 2015) – Last week at Bechtel Park in Waterloo, the St. Benedict Saints Cross Country team regained their overall champion status after a seven year drought. Lead by their superstar OFSAA contender Sevanne Ghazarian, The Saints also won the senior girls and overall girls divisions. Ghazarian captured gold in the senior girls race with an impressive three minute and 18 second gap on her teammate, and…

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SPRING ALL-STARS: McGlynn, Martin and Allain earn MVP nods

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WATERLOO REGION (June 8, 2015) – On Monday District 8 Athletics Association released their Spring season most valuable players and all-star candidates. Resurrection Catholic Secondary School’s Celia McGlynn was the clear MVP selection for the girls soccer season. McGlynn lead the Phoenix to an undefeated D8 season capturing gold over St. Mary’s High School. Next year, McGlynn will be pursuing a degree at the University of Western Ontario while competing…

June 8, 2015
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D8 ULTIMATE: Woodland Christian Wins Inaugural Title

May 29, 2015
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WATERLOO REGION (May 29, 2015) – On a perfect day for throwing a disc, District 8 held its first official Ultimate Championship at Woodland Christian High School. For the last two years D8 held the Ultimate Championship tournaments as a probationary sport activity and in March of this year, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to grant the sport full sanctioned status. On Thursday, six D8 team took to the…

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DISTRICT 8 AWARDS: Record number of Academic All-Stars

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WATERLOO REGION (May 29, 2015) – On Friday District 8 released its final list of Academic All-Stars, and for a third straight year, the numbers have increased. The Academic All-Star award recognizes District 8 student-athletes who have made a contribution, both in their athletics and their academics. Student-athletes who are recognized as an Academic All-Star participate on an inter-school team as well as achieve a minimum average of 85%. “District…

May 29, 2015
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