Heartbreaker: OSDSS Wolves lose to J.F. Ross in CWOSSA championship

The Owen Sound District Wolves girls’ rugby team lost a heartbreaker in the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association triple-A championship Friday. Playing against their biggest regional rival in J.F. Ross, the Wolves fell 14-7 in the championship at Cambridge’s Jacob Hespeler. It was a revenge game for the J.F. Ross Royals, who fell to […]


Several local track and field athletes qualify for OFSAA West regionals

John Diefenbaker’s Eli Bouius blew past the field in the junior boys’ 3000-metre race at the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association (CWOSSA) track and field championship at Kiwanis Field in Brantford this week. After winning the 1,500-metre race, Bouius cruised in the longer distance finishing first in 9:07.24, over 30 seconds faster than the […]


Mustangs win CWOSSA hockey crown

The St. Mary’s Mustangs boys hockey team are Central Western Ontario Athletic Association (CWOSSA) champions. And it’s been a long time coming. “I’ve been here for seven years, and I’ve talked to coaches who were here before me and no one can remember it happening,” Mustangs head coach Aeric Annetta said. “It’s quite the feat.” […]


Walkerton Riverhawks senior boys basketball team punches ticket to OFSAA

Austin Greig scored 22 points as the Walkerton Riverhawks won the Central Western Ontario Secondary School Association (CWOSSA) single-A championship Saturday. The Riverhawks edged Woodland Christian 62-60 in the championship game as Kincardine and Walkerton split hosting duties. Walkerton beat Pere Rene 54-38 in the semifinals to earn a berth into the gold-medal game and […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: N’stars shine bright with Team Ontario

N’STARS SHINE BRIGHT WITH TEAM ONTARIO The Team Ontario under-15 and under-17 women’s field lacrosse teams went undefeated in Florida over the weekend. The under-15 team, competing in the IWLCA Debut Cup in Tampa, won four straight games defeating Grit Lacrosse from Dallas 12-6, True Lacrosse Colorado 14-8, South Coast 2027 from Houston 19-6, and […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: Nissen of the North Stars heading to Canisius

NORTH STAR COMMITS TO CANISIUS Owen Sound’s Laine Nissen has verbally committed to play NCAA Div. 1 lacrosse with the Canisius College Griffins beginning in 2025. Nissen’s lacrosse career began with the under-11 North Stars. Since then she’s progressed through the ranks, competing this year with Owen Sound’s JEWL team and winning a silver medal […]

SPORTS BRIEFS: Mustangs lose in CWOSSA quarterfinal

MUSTANGS FALL TO RESURRECTION Kitchener’s Resurrection Catholic Secondary School shut out the St. Mary’s Mustangs 38-0 this past Friday at Victoria Park in Owen Sound. Three days after winning a ninth-straight Bluewater Athletic Association championship, the Mustangs couldn’t keep pace in the Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association (CWOSSA) quarterfinal. Resurrection advances to face Waterloo’s […]

Meaford runner medals at OFSAA cross-country championships

Emmett Leary from Meaford medalled at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Association (OFSAA) cross-country championships on Saturday at Centennial Park in Oakville. The Georgian Bay Community School student finished third in the novice four-kilometre race at 12:53.6. The novice men’s race featured 265 competitors. Leary got swallowed up in a bit of a pack […]