St. Benedict’s captures District 8 combined swimming championship

BADEN, Ont. (December 11, 2013) – The St. Benedict’s Saints captured the overall combined swimming title at the District 8 championship held Wednesday night at Wilmot Recreation Centre in Baden, Ont. The Saints finished as the top team earning their first title since the 2006-07 season title. They earned a combined 567 points points just a head Resurrection of who notched 505 total points while St. Mary’s was third at 431….

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District 8 loses long time teacher, coach, sport administrator – Ken VanderZwaag

District 8 Athletic Association has lost a respected sport leader on Friday, December 6 with the passing of Ken VanderZwaag after a three-year battle with cancer.  Mr. VanderZwaag was a teacher, coach, and athletic director at Woodland Christian High School in Breslau for the past 30 years.  He served in many leadership capacities in school athletic associations at the local and provincial levels, including 10 years as the CWOSSA boys’…

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Four Eagles named to senior boys all-star squad; Phillip Tasedan named MVP

WATERLOO REGION (December 5, 2013) – Philip Tasedan of St. Mary’s HS earned his first District 8 MVP honour as the league announced its 2013-14 boys volleyball all-stars on Thursday. Tasedan was named the top player in the league leading the Eagles to a perfect 10-0 regular season and a silver medal at the District 8 championship. Paul Tasedan joined his brother on the senior first team along with teammate…

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Schulz named D8 MVP in senior girls basketball

WATERLOO REGION (November 21, 2013) – Resurrection’s Sarah Schulz captured her second-straight District 8  MVP award as the league announced its senior and junior girls basketball all-star teams on Thursday. Schulz led the Phoenix to a perfect 12-0 record in District 8 play including a 36-25 win over the St. Mary’s Eagles to secure Resurrection’s second straight D8 title. Schulz was the games top scorer registering 19 points in the…

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Resurrection leads D8 field hockey all-star squad with five selections

WATERLOO REGION (November 20, 2013) – The Resurrection Phoenix landed five all-star selections on Wednesday as the District 8 Athletic Association announced its 2013-14 Field Hockey All-Star team. Kitchener’s Danielle Buttinger led the way for the Phoenix being named the field hockey league’s most valuable player.  She was a standout for the Phoenix leading the team to their fifth straight District 8 title (and her fourth personally).  She also helped…

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Woodland lands on top at District 8 boys championship

KITCHENER, Ont. (November 11, 2013) – The Woodland Christian Cavaliers captured both junior and senior titles as the 2013-14 District 8 boys volleyball season closed on Monday night at St. Mary’s High School in Kitchener. In front of a spirited Woodland fan base, the Cavaliers knocked off St. David’s 3-1 (25-20, 25-14, 21-25 and 25-16) in the junior championship, and then went on to capture the senior final over St….

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