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

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

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

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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Scheduling Update

Given the announcement by the provincial government to pivot students to remote learning, and with the temporary closure of community recreation facilities, the District 8 competition schedule will be further paused until at least January 21, 2022. Once students are able to return to the physical classroom, it is our goal and intent that the District 8 Winter competition schedule will be re-implemented with possible scheduling modifications to ensure a…

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URGENT NOTICE: Inter-school Athletics on Pause

Effective immediately, based on direction from Region of Waterloo Public Health based increase of local COVID-19 cases and spread of the Omicron variant, all school athletics will be put on pause until January 2022 in order to decrease the risk of class dismissals and school closures. Every effort will be made to reschedule events that are disrupted by this pause. We would encourage our local community to stay safe, follow…

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D8 FOOTBALL: St. Benedict’s Ethan Eveleigh named Father Mike, Most Valuable Player

WATERLOO REGION (December 6, 2021) – On Monday, District 8 announced that St. Benedict’s quarterback Ethan Eveleigh would be named the Father Mike most valuable player in senior football.  Eveleigh earned the top individual honours as he marched the Saints to a District 8 championship title, throwing for eight touchdowns and rushing for another four. “Ethan had a tremendous year for the Saints and was a big reason why we…

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D8 GIRLS BASKETBALL: St. Benedict’s Lily Vrugteman named Most Valuable Player

WATERLOO REGION (December 2, 2021) – On Thursday, District announced that St. Benedict’s Lily Vrugteman was named the senior girls basketball most valuable player for the 2021-22 season.  Vrugteman, a grade 11 guard, helped lead the Saints to an undefeated season, and recaptured the senior girls league title averaging 14.1 points per game.  Teammate and fellow grade 11 guard Katie Leudy joins Vrugteman as a D8 first team all-star. Leudy…

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