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QE splits two games at EOSSAA single-A basketball  March 1st, 2016
Mother Nature was not in the corner of the Queen Elizabeth Raiders. Normally, after winning a game at the Eastern Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association single-A basketball tournament, a team is guaranteed a spot in the semifinals. Not so this year, when weather played havoc with... [Read More]
KC downs Frontenac in EOSSAA basketball final  March 1st, 2016
Sayre Powers scored 16 points Tuesday afternoon as the Kingston Blues defeated the Frontenac Falcons 50-47 in the championship game of the Eastern Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior AA basketball tournament in Brockville. KC was unbeaten in four games of the six-team... [Read More]
Weekend defeats send Gaels to preliminary playoff round  March 1st, 2016
Queen’s Golden Gaels will host the Laurentian Voyageurs in an Ontario University Athletics women’s basketball playoff game Wednesday night at the Athletics and Recreation Centre. Game time is 6 o’clock. The Gaels go into the playoff tournament as the No. 5 seed, missing... [Read More]
Queen's to host men's basketball playoff Wednesday  March 1st, 2016
Queen’s Golden Gaels have popped out of the Ontario University Athletics RPI formula with as the seventh-seeded team for the men’s basketball tournament, and as such, they will host the Toronto Blues in a first-round game Wednesday at the Athletics and Recreation Centre. Game... [Read More]
EOSSAA will try again to play basketball Tuesday  March 1st, 2016
The Eastern Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior basketball tournaments will conclude Tuesday—one way or another. The double-A and single-A events, both being played in Brockville, were postponed yet again Monday, apparently due to inclement weather. The AA... [Read More]
Gaels end season with victory over Toronto  February 29th, 2016
Andrew Mavety scored a season-best 23 points Saturday night, leading the Queen’s Golden Gaels to an 81-73 Ontario University Athletics men’s basketball victory over the Toronto Blues in the Athletics and Recreation Centre. Mavety, who led the nation this year with a .516 shooting... [Read More]
Jenny Wright's final game a 28-point masterpiece  February 29th, 2016
Jenny Wright ended the season in spectacular fashion Saturday night, scoring 28 points for the Queen’s Golden Gaels in a 75-70 loss to the Toronto Blues in an Ontario University Athletics women’s basketball game at the Athletics and Recreation Centre. For Wright, playing the... [Read More]
Falcons win two at EOSSAA basketball  February 27th, 2016
Frontenac Falcons won both of their games to advance to the semifinals of the Eastern Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior AA basketball tournament Friday in Brockville. That doesn’t mean they played that well. “We were just lethargic,” Falcons coach Suche... [Read More]
Girls Mega Tournament takes over city  February 26th, 2016
Fifty-one teams, including clubs from Ottawa, Barrie, Sudbury, Montreal and Toronto, are descending on Kingston Friday for the seventh annual Mega Tournament for girls basketball teams hosted by the Kingston Impact. The visiting teams will be joined in the competition by seven local teams,... [Read More]
Single-A EOSSAA basketball tournament postponed to Monday  February 25th, 2016
Poor weather has forced postponement the start of the Eastern Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association single-A basketball tournament in Brockville today. The tournament, where six teams—including the Queen Elizabeth Raiders—will contest a spot in the provincial... [Read More]
KC, Frontenac, QE begin play Thursday at EOSSA basketball  February 24th, 2016
Two teams from Kingston are the top seeds for the Eastern Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior double-A basketball championship tournament, a two-day event that begins Thursday in Brockville. Frontenac Falcons, the Kingston area champions, are the No. 1 seed at the six-team... [Read More]
Falcons capture senior basketball title  February 21st, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Suche James said his players were so calm at the start of Sunday’s high school senior basketball championship game, it was as if they didn’t realize they’d fallen behind 9-0. They knew. “Looking up there, it was pretty dismal,” Falcons... [Read More]
Falcons 51 Crusaders 46  February 21st, 2016
Frontenac     fg         ft         pts Halladay         2          2-2     ... [Read More]
Queen's men, women split at Algoma  February 21st, 2016
Queen’s Golden Gaels won their fifth game in a row Saturday night, defeating the Algoma Thunderbirds 67-34 in an Ontario University Athletics women’s basketball game in Sault Ste. Marie. The victory allowed the No. 9-raniked Gaels, 14-3, to move back into a first-place tie in the... [Read More]
Falcons upset Blues, will meet Holy Cross in basketball final  February 19th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY You almost had to be there. Otherwise, it’s likely difficult to understand how a senior boys high school basketball team could go into a semifinal game and score just seven two-point field goals—and still win it. That’s what the Frontenac Falcons did... [Read More]
Panthers post upset at Sydenham; Blues, Falcons and Crusaders advance  February 18th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Too many times this year, the Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers have found themselves at a crossroads in a game, and taken the wrong turn. Wednesday afternoon in Sydenham, they stayed on the right path. Though the Panthers watched the host Golden Eagles erase an early... [Read More]
High school basketball playoffs begin Tuesday  February 16th, 2016
Basketball playoffs begin Tuesday in the Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association. A day-long basketball festival begins in the Queen’s University Athletics and Recreation Centre, where the Kingston Blues will play the Queen Elizabeth Raiders at 2:30 p.m. During the regular... [Read More]
Bid for second straight comeback win fails for Gaels  February 15th, 2016
For the second night in a row, the Queen’s Golden Gaels staged a remarkable comeback but Saturday night in the Athletics and Recreation Centre, it fell short, as the Windsor Lancers pinned a 93-87 Ontario University Athletics men's basketball defeat on the Gaels. The loss left the... [Read More]
Gaels defensive performance worthy of all-star weekend  February 15th, 2016
Queen’s Golden Gaels didn’t have stars in their eyes Saturday. Instead, they had the Windsor Lancers in their sights. With a withering defensive performance and a 25-point fourth quarter, the Gaels defeated the five-time defending national champion Lancers 60-41 in an Ontario... [Read More]
Crazy finish propels Gaels past Western  February 14th, 2016
With six points in the final five seconds of regulation time, the Queen’s Golden Gaels sent their Ontario University Athletics men’s basketball game to overtime Friday night, and riding the crest of that momentum, they went on to defeat the Western Mustangs 99-93 at the Athletics... [Read More]
Vikings sweep doubleheader from George Brown  February 13th, 2016
St. Lawrence Vikings took one step closer to clinching direct entry in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association men’s basketball tournament Friday night with an 89-59 win over the George Brown Huskies in the St. Lawrence Gym. The victory made it impossible for fourth-place Brown,... [Read More]
Gaels reward coach's confidence in victory over Western  February 13th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Dave Wilson had lots of time to consider what he might do as Friday night’s basketball game went into its final few minutes. “It felt like about three weeks,” he said. In fact, the Queen’s Golden Gaels had gone only six and a half minutes without... [Read More]
Regi heads into basketball playoffs on heels of decisive win  February 12th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY It took a while for Jacob Gosselin to get used to his new team. It took some time for his new teammates to get used to him. Now that the compatibility issues appear to be nicely resolved, the rest of the league might have to re-think how to deal with the Regiopolis Notre... [Read More]
Gaels thrilled to be part of NBA all-star weekend  February 10th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY By their own admission, the Queen’s Golden Gaels are giving up a lot. When Ontario University Athletics wrote the women’s basketball schedule in the summer, it showed the Gaels with a home game against the Windsor Lancers. If you’ve got to play the... [Read More]
Falcons whip struggling Panthers  February 10th, 2016
In just a week, high school basketball playoffs will begin. From the look of the Frontenac Falcons and Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers Tuesday afternoon, they’ll need every minute between now and then to get ready for them. Of course, these were two teams that were playing their first... [Read More]
Tyler Bark has come a long way, with a long way to go  February 9th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY He’s a driven young man. He wants to study at Queen’s University. He wants to play basketball at the intercollegiate level. Joanna Belfer has some advice for anyone who doubts Tyler Bark’s ability to achieve those lofty goals: Don’t bet against... [Read More]
Another 30-point performance by Sukhpreet Singh leads Gaels to win  February 8th, 2016
That Sukhpreet Singh would lead the Queen’s Golden Gaels in scoring should not really surprise anyone anymore. He does it routinely. That he would surpass 30 points in a game is starting to get a little familiar, too. Singh did that for the third time this season—and the second... [Read More]
Gaels overcome dismal start to defeat Lakehead  February 7th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY It was not the kind of basketball game where anyone will find a lot of material for instructional videos. At least, not the first part of it. The Queen’s Golden Gaels and Lakehead Thunderwolves played a first half Saturday night that Gaels coach Dave Wilson, a man... [Read More]
Robyn Pearson delivers for Gaels in victory over Guelph  February 6th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY They didn’t quite know how it was going to manifest itself, but the members of the Queen’s Golden Gaels were pretty sure it was going to happen. The Canadian Interuniversity Sport athlete of the week two weeks ago, Robyn Pearson didn’t play up to standard... [Read More]
Gaels put brakes on slide to defeat Guelph  February 6th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Steph Barrie knew it wasn’t going to last. The collective shooting eye that delivered 36 points in the first 10 minutes of his team’s ball game simply wasn’t sustainable. “We shot 75 per cent in the first quarter,” the coach of the... [Read More]
Vikings seal victory in final minute  February 4th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Barry Smith says he’d prefer not to rely so heavily on one player. “I hate to be a one-player team, because I think that hurts you,” the coach of the St. Lawrence Vikings said. If, however, from time to time, that has to be the case, Jaz Bains is a... [Read More]
Queen's women drop second straight basketball game  January 31st, 2016
After having been beaten only once in their first nine games, the Queen’s women’s basketball team limped home from Ottawa Saturday night having just absorbed their second defeat in a little more than 24 hours, 86-66 to the Carleton Ravens. The Ravens scored 25 points and took a... [Read More]
Splendid performance by Sukhpreet Singh goes for naught  January 31st, 2016
Despite a career-best 39-point game by Sukhpreet Singh, the Queen’s Golden Gaels dropped their second Ontario University Athletics men’s basketball game of the weekend Saturday night in Ottawa, 99-81 to the No. 3-ranked Carleton Ravens. Singh, a fourth-year political studies... [Read More]
Jaz Bains scores 37 in Vikings' overtime win over Seneca  January 31st, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY There’s a reasonably straightforward reason, Barry Smith figures, why his team played its best basketball of the game Saturday afternoon in overtime. “The guys felt that we had pissed the game away,” the coach of the St. Lawrence Vikings said, after his... [Read More]
Queen's women suffer two-point loss at Ottawa  January 30th, 2016
Queen’s Golden Gaels saw their five-game winning streak come to an end Friday night as they suffered a 46-44 defeat in an Ontario University Athletics women’s basketball game in Ottawa. It was the first time this year the Gaels have failed to score at least 50 points, but it also... [Read More]
Gaels no match for No. 2 Gee-Gees  January 30th, 2016
Mike L’Africain scored 30 points Friday night to lead the No. 2-ranked Ottawa Gee-Gees to a 76-60 win over the Queen’s Golden Gaels in an Ontario University Athletics men’s basketball game in Ottawa. The win was the 10th in 11 conference games for the North... [Read More]
St. Lawrence men gain weekend split; women cop second win in a row  January 24th, 2016
The grind of eight hours on the road and two games in less than 24 hours got the best of the St. Lawrence Vikings Saturday afternoon, as they dropped an 87-63 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association men’s basketball game to the Georgian Grizzlies. The loss left St. Lawrence with a split... [Read More]
Gaels weather storm to defeat York  January 24th, 2016
Queen’s Golden Gaels withstood a late comeback bid by the York Lions to claim a 62-59 Ontario University Athletics men’s basketball victory Saturday afternoon in Toronto. Sukhpreet Singh scored 22 points to lead the Gaels to their seventh win in 10 games, as they strengthened... [Read More]
Queen's women come from behind to beat York  January 24th, 2016
Queen’s Golden Gaels overcame a 12-point first-quarter deficit before rallying in the fourth quarter to defeat the York Lions 87-75 in an Ontario University Athletics women’s basketball game in Toronto. The win was the fifth in a row for the East division-leading Gaels, now 9-1... [Read More]
Falcons win battle for third place over Sydenham  January 23rd, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY It’s been missing for most of the month, but Friday afternoon the Frontenac Falcons rediscovered their trademark pressure defence—and the Sydenham Golden Eagles were no match for it. A withering full-court attack had the Eagles on their heels from the opening... [Read More]
Holy Cross, KC continue winning ways  January 22nd, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY If only, Geoff Stewart lamented Thursday, the games weren’t quite so long. “If the game of basketball was a 24-minute game, we would be fairly competitive,” the coach of the senior Bayridge Blazers postulated, with chagrin. In their game with the... [Read More]
Falcons alumni game to support youth mental health services  January 21st, 2016
Frontenac Secondary School will hold its second annual alumni basketball game in support of youth mental health services Friday at 7 p.m. The game will be played as the final contest of a tripleheader that will begin at 3:30 with the regularly scheduled Kingston Area Secondary Schools... [Read More]
Alumni return for final game  January 21st, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY For Sean Deasy, one memory of the gymnasium at Queen Elizabeth Collegiate that remains vivid involves not something he did in it, but being excluded from it. “One time, I had to stand outside the principal’s door for a week’s worth of phys-ed... [Read More]
Raiders bow to Napanee in final game at QE  January 21st, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY It was, undoubtedly, more bitter than sweet. The home team didn’t win the last senior boys basketball game to be played in the gymnasium at Queen Elizabeth Collegiate. A member of the home team didn’t score the final basket in the nameless gym that has been... [Read More]
Crusaders prevail over KC in battle of the undefeated  January 20th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Three-quarters of the way through the high school basketball season, teams are starting to exhibit particular characteristics. Take the Kingston Blues for example, who fell 11 points behind the Holy Cross Crusaders in the first quarter of Tuesday’s clash of... [Read More]
Queen's men bow to Ryerson  January 18th, 2016
Queen’s Golden Gaels dropped their second Ontario University Athletics men’s basketball game in a row Saturday night, 97-81 to the No. 5-ranked Ryerson Rams in Toronto. The Gaels led by a point, 25-24, after a high scoring first quarter, but the East division-leading Rams, 6-1,... [Read More]
Jenny Wright has milestone game as Gaels upset No. 2 Ryerson  January 18th, 2016
Jenny Wright scored 20 points Saturday night to lead the Queen’s Golden Gaels to an 80-74 upset victory over the No. 2-ranked Ryerson Rams in an Ontario University Athletics women’s basketball game in Toronto. Those 20 points moved Wright, a fifth-year senior from Kingston, into... [Read More]
Vikings hand La Cité first loss of the season  January 17th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY When basketball teams start to see a lead disappear, they don’t always react well. “When it gets tense, everybody’s shot gets a little tighter,” St. Lawrence Vikings coach Barry Smith said. It was a phenomenon his team experienced Sunday afternoon,... [Read More]
Viking women upset Algonquin  January 16th, 2016
St. Lawrence Vikings clearly are no longer in awe of the Algonquin Thunder. Last year, the Vikings ended Algonquin’s four-year-old winning streak in a game at St. Lawrence. Saturday afternoon, the Vikings pinned another blemish on the Thunder’s distinguished record, handing the... [Read More]
Hot shooting Vikings thump visiting Algonquin  January 16th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY When a team is as shooting the basketball as well as the St. Lawrence Vikings were shooting it Saturday afternoon, the proceeds are plain to see. There’s nothing like a 33-point quarter to put a stamp on a game. What isn’t quite as obvious is the effect on a... [Read More]
Gaels bow to Toronto, retain first place  January 16th, 2016
Queen’s Golden Gaels suffered their first Ontario University Athletics men’s basketball road defeat this year, 85-84 to the Toronto Blues in a game played Friday night at Toronto’s Goldring Centre. It was just the second loss in eight games for the Gaels, who still sit atop... [Read More]
Queen's women dominate boards, defeat Blues in Toronto  January 16th, 2016
Queen’s Golden Gaels were dominant rebounders to a degree seldom seen Friday night, as they defeated the Toronto Blues 57-33 in an Ontario University Athletics women’s basketball game in Toronto. Robyn Pearson led the way with 20 rebounds, as the Gaels held a 61-32 advantage over... [Read More]
Crusaders humble Regi in Memorial basketball game  January 15th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY In their manhandling of the Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers Thursday night, the Holy Cross Crusaders got a couple of particularly inspiring performances. One came from a source you might expect: Luciano Troiano, a second-year senior who is one of the more gifted players in... [Read More]
Regi suffers first defeat at the hands of league-leading Blues  January 13th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY As he left the Kingston Collegiate gym Tuesday afternoon, Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers coach Ed Kenney paused by the soda machine in the corridor, but he didn’t find what he was looking for. Which was? “Something to take the taste out of my mouth,” he... [Read More]
Blues prevail in defensive struggle at Frontenac  January 8th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY From a spectator’s point of view, it was a terrific senior boys high school basketball game. There were athletic plays at both ends of the floor and scrappy rebounding in a contest where each team made enough mistakes to keep things interesting, while they both played... [Read More]
Crusaders hand Frontenac its first loss of the season  January 6th, 2016
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Some wondered how the guards of the Holy Cross Crusaders would deal with the up-tempo game they would surely face Tuesday against the undefeated Frontenac Falcons. Turns out, they did just fine. “Our guards did a really good job of bringing the ball up the floor,... [Read More]
KASSAA season resumes with two key basketball games  January 5th, 2016
Two important games are on the docket Tuesday when the high school senior boys basketball season begins its second session. At Holy Cross Secondary School, the Frontenac Falcons, who share the league lead at 4-0, will visit the Holy Cross Crusaders, also undefeated at 2-0, in a game that... [Read More]
Jordan Carr thrives with change of scenery  December 30th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Nobody expected to see him when the Bayridge Blazers announced tryouts for senior boys basketball in the fall. “He just showed up,” Blazers coach Geoff Stewart said. Halfway through the high school season, Jordan Carr remained the third or fourth man off the... [Read More]
Blues overcome problem of the slow start  December 18th, 2015
From each of the four games they’ve played this year, the Kingston Blues emerged with the victory. They haven’t, however, always started well. Thursday they did. Playing solidly in all facets of the game from the opening tip, the Blues took a 16-point lead into halftime and they... [Read More]
Height mismatch favours Holy Cross in win at QE  December 17th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY For the Holy Cross Crusaders, this season will be all about the mismatch. Wednesday, in the only Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior boys basketball game of the day, the mismatch was clearly in their favour, as the Crusaders defeated the Queen... [Read More]
Blazers no match for three-point barrage  December 16th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY No, Suche James said, that’s not the way the Frontenac Falcons are supposed to win basketball games. “That’s not the intention,” the Falcons coach said, after his team, treating the paint like it was quicksand, nonetheless defeated the Bayridge... [Read More]
Blues come alive in fourth quarter  December 11th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Three quarters into their basketball game Thursday, the Kingston Blues were in desperate need of a catalyst, some sort of spark to snap them out of the doldrums that had them trailing with just one period to go. They found it, right under their nose. It was on their bench... [Read More]
Two lengthy runs boost Regi past La Salle  December 9th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Basketball season seems to start early at some schools. When fall sports extend themselves into deep playoff runs, sometimes coaches of the winter sports find themselves playing games a little sooner than they’d prefer. Take the Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers, for... [Read More]
Reluctant player comes through for Golden Eagles  December 4th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Aadan Kempe won his first basketball game Thursday. Ever. And he wasn’t just there, basking among teammates after the game, celebrating success vicariously, from the sideline. “He was the motor today, that’s for sure,” Sydenham Golden Eagles coach... [Read More]
Rideau Lions capture OFSAA bronze  November 29th, 2015
Rideau District Lions went a long way to face a familiar opponent in the bronze medal game of the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations girls A basketball championship Saturday afternoon in Windsor. The outcome was familiar, too. As they did in the Eastern Ontario final, the... [Read More]
Rideau advances to OFSAA basketball semifinals; La Salle ousted  November 28th, 2015
Rideau District Lions will play in the semifinals tomorrow, but the La Salle Black Knights are coming home from their Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations girls basketball championship. The Lions needed overtime to dispose of Timmins O’Gorman, 54-49, in a quarter-final at... [Read More]
La Salle, Rideau reach OFSAA quarter-finals  November 28th, 2015
Two Kingston-area teams have reached the quarter-finals of their respective provincial girls high school basketball championship tournaments, but for the Holy Cross Crusaders, the quest for an Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations title ended Friday. The Rideau District Lions... [Read More]
Two local teams winners on first day of OFSAA girls basketball  November 27th, 2015
Two of the three Kingston-area teams won their games on the opening day of Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations girls basketball championship tournaments Thursday. At the AAA competition in Windsor, the Holy Cross Crusaders held off a fourth-quarter rally to defeat Sarnia... [Read More]
Shot clocks coming to KASSAA basketball  November 25th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Like the shopper who’s discovered online commerce just in time for Cyber Monday, or the chap who finally decided to get his first cell phone, high school basketball in Ontario has joined the 21st century. When the Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association... [Read More]
Crusaders capture senior girls basketball crown  November 17th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Not having a young woman who has been called the best university recruit in Canada in the lineup might have been all anybody had to know about the Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers’ defeat Monday night in the high school senior girls basketball final. Panthers coach... [Read More]
Holy Cross 30 Regi 23  November 17th, 2015
Holy Cross    fg         ft         pts Besselink        3          0-0     ... [Read More]
Regi, Holy Cross will meet for senior girls basketball crown  November 13th, 2015
The only team to give the Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers a scare during the regular high school senior girls basketball season gave them another one Thursday. Ultimately, though, the Sydenham Golden Eagles, a team whose “overall hard-nosed play was difficult to stop,” were... [Read More]
Holy Cross, Regi to host senior girls semifinals  November 11th, 2015
The top senior girls basketball teams in the Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association can now get down to business. There were no upsets—and none of the games was even that close—as Tuesday’s quarter-finals left the top four teams from the regular season as the... [Read More]
Regular season ends with no surprises  November 6th, 2015
Rebecca Huffman scored 10 points to lead the Bayridge Blazers to a 43-13 win over the Napanee Golden Hawks Thursday on the final day of the Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior girls basketball season. The win, the second in three days for Bayridge, left the Blazers in... [Read More]
Bayridge ends losing skid with overtime win  November 4th, 2015
Alyssa Platt scored 12 points Tuesday afternoon, leading the Bayridge Blazers to a 35-34 overtime victory in one of two Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior girls basketball games. Playing at Bayridge, the Blazers climbed into a sixth-place tie with the Blues at 3-5.... [Read More]
Loyalist wins key game in quest for basketball playoff spot  October 30th, 2015
Loyalist Lancers moved into a tie for seventh place Thursday, as they defeated the Ernestown Eagles 46-26 in a game that will do much to determine the final spot in the Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior girls basketball playoffs. Both teams went into the game 1-6,... [Read More]
A triumphant return for Ashley Padvaiskis  October 28th, 2015
It was just one point in a game where her team would score almost four dozen, but it was undoubtedly the most significant point of the Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior girls basketball season. When the ball went through the hoop for Ashley Padvaiskis of the... [Read More]
Bridget Mulholland's 26-point performance leads Regi past La Salle  October 23rd, 2015
Bridget Mulholland exploded for 26 points Thursday afternoon, and the Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers needed just about all of them to defeat the La Salle Black Knights, 54-46, in high school senior girls basketball play at Regi. Not many teams have been able to get that close to the... [Read More]
Not all of Hailey Wolfgram's contributions measured in points  October 21st, 2015
She may not have scored much Tuesday night, but Hailey Wolfgram made other important contributions on the basketball court. Though she brought just two points to Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers’ 44-29 victory over the Holy Cross Crusaders, Regi coach Lesley Stevenson described... [Read More]
Crusaders win battle of undefeated teams  October 16th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY In the standings, they were identical, each team with a perfect 4-0 record as the day dawned Thursday. On the basketball court, however, the La Salle Black Knights and Holy Cross Crusaders are vastly different, and that difference manifested itself Thursday afternoon in a... [Read More]
Balanced attack propels Regi to victory  October 15th, 2015
Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers got scoring from every member of the team Wednesday afternoon as they defeated the Frontenac Falcons 39-22 in the only Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior girls basketball game of the day. The win improved the league-leading... [Read More]
Regi girls need two overtimes to get past Sydenham  October 9th, 2015
A buzzer-beating three-point basket by Hailey Wolfgram at the end of the second overtime period gave the Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers a 37-34 victory over the Sydenham Golden Eagles Thursday in a Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior girls basketball game. It was a... [Read More]
Knights, Regi, Crusaders remain unbeaten; Bayridge, Frontenac lose their first  October 7th, 2015
La Salle Black Knights stayed unbeaten Tuesday afternoon, and they did so by handing the Frontenac Falcons their first loss of the high school senior girls basketball season, 45-27, at La Salle. The Knights, 3-0, had three double-digit scoring performances, led by Jamie Mumby, who scored 13... [Read More]
Hetherington leads Knights past Loyalist  October 2nd, 2015
Abby Hetherington scored 17 points Thursday to lead the La Salle Black Knights to a 60-25 home-court victory over the Loyalist Lancers in high school senior girls basketball play. As they improved to 2-0, the Knights also got 11 points from Jamie Mumby. Clare Way-Brackenbury and Grace Van... [Read More]
Strong second half gives Crusaders victory  October 1st, 2015
A near flawless game plan executed by the Sydenham Golden Eagles led to a low scoring first half, but the Holy Cross Crusaders solved it in the third quarter and they went on to claim a 33-16 home-court victory in the only Kingston Area Secondary Schools senior girls basketball game played... [Read More]
Lancers impress in losing effort  September 30th, 2015
Ultimately, the Regiopolis Notre Dame Panthers came away with a 24-point victory Tuesday afternoon, but that’s not all Panthers coach Lesley Stevenson left the Loyalist Collegiate gym with.  “This is the best LC team to play in along time,” Stevenson said, after Regi... [Read More]
22-point performance by Mariah Emmons leads Bayridge  September 24th, 2015
Mariah Emmons scored 22 points Wednesday to spark the Bayridge Blazers to a 55-36 Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association senior girls basketball victory over the Loyalist Lancers. It was the opening game of the season for both teams. Playing at Loyalist, Reagan Hawley added 14... [Read More]
Regi, La Salle win girls basketball openers  September 23rd, 2015
The return to a single tier of senior girls basketball in the Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Association failed to produce any close games on opening day Tuesday. At La Salle, the Black Knights defeated the Kingston Blues 42-15, while the every member of the visiting Regiopolis... [Read More]
In Bridget Mulholland, Gaels land ''best available player' in the land  September 18th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY As Bridget Mulholland Thursday prepared to commit herself formally to play basketball for the Queen’s Golden Gaels, among the interested spectators in the back of the room were half a dozen of her future teammates. As Mulholland put pen to paper at the front of the... [Read More]
Aaron Doornekamp on final tryout roster for Pan Am Games basketball  July 6th, 2015
Odessa’s Aaron Doornekamp is among 16 players who have been invited to audition for the Canadian men’s basketball team for the Pan Am Games in Toronto. The group will convene in Toronto Sunday for a six-day camp. A 12-man team will be chosen for the competition, which will... [Read More]
Impact midgets capture provincial silver  May 31st, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY It was one comeback too many to expect. After delivering two overtime victories Saturday on the second day of the Ontario Cup midget basketball tournament, the Kingston Impact no rabbits left in the hat Sunday afternoon when it faced Toronto Basketball in the Division 2... [Read More]
Midget Impact bound for provincial gold-medal game  May 31st, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Kingston Impact will play for the Division 2 gold medal Sunday afternoon at the Ontario Basketball midget championship tournament at Queen’s University. Even if the Impact comes out on top, though, it will be difficult to replicate the joy that eminated from the... [Read More]
Minor midget Impact getting better by doing for themselves  May 28th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY As Brock McArthur sees it, when it comes to playing basketball, the x’s and o’s have their place, but the essence of the sport should be having fun. “You have to be yourself on the basketball court,” says McArthur, whose minor midget Kingston Impact... [Read More]
Impact climbs the ladder of provincial midget basketball  May 27th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY You can talk about this Kingston Impact basketball team on a number of levels—its success this season; its stunning rise in the provincial pecking order—but if you’re coach Brett Walsh, one thing says everything anybody needs to know about it. “Not... [Read More]
Juel prep Impact gain first tournament win  May 10th, 2015
Kingston Impact teams split the final games of their respective Juel of Ontario girls basketball championship tournaments Sunday at Queen’s Univeristy. In Juel Prep division, Kingston came from behind to gain its first win in three tournament games, 60-50 over the North Toronto... [Read More]
Impact comes of age with win over North Toronto  May 10th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY A person’s experiences don’t mean anything, Paul Coulter believes. It’s what you do with them, he says, that shapes us. “My hope is we’re going to be better for that loss yesterday,” the Kingston Impact coach told his players before... [Read More]
Fourth-quarter collapse dooms Impact in tournament opener  May 8th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY It didn’t seem like much at the time. A free throw here, a free throw there. Never did the Scarborough Blues so much as hit two foul shots at a time. Slowly, however, the snowball began to build, and by the time it finished rolling, there was the Kingston Impact, at... [Read More]
Impact hoping late-season momentum carries team to success  May 6th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Kingston Impact turned a corner in its Juel Ontario basketball season not long ago. How far that new path will take them toward a provincial title will be determined this weekend, when the local club hosts the league championship tournament at Queen’s University.... [Read More]
Steady diet of elite competition stands Impact in good stead  May 6th, 2015
By CLAUDE SCILLEY Tim Orpin figures his team could easily look better—on paper. Statistically, there’s no question his Kingston Impact team could appear much more impressive playing someplace else. He wouldn’t have it for a moment. “I hate to say it, but part of the... [Read More]
Queen's hosting OUA women's basketball all-star game Saturday  May 5th, 2015
Teammates at Queen’s for four years, Kingston’s Liz Boag and Jenny Wright will be on opposing teams Saturday for the eighth annual Ontario University Athletics women’s basketball all-star game at the Queen’s Athletics and Recreation Centre. Game time is 7:30... [Read More]
Vikings coach Remy Simpson receives national honour  March 19th, 2015
Remy Simpson of St. Lawrence College has been named national women’s college basketball coach of the year. He received the award Wednesday night on the eve of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championship tournament in Nanaimo, B.C. Simpson has taken the Vikings to the... [Read More]


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