Stolk: Remembering legendary high school coach Bob Gooder

When Bob Gooder spoke, his students and players listened. “I always thought that he was smarter than other coaches and our players basically bought into anything system or play design he installed,” said Ron Almeida, a wide receiver on Gooder’s dominating Laurier Rams high school teams and with the junior football London Beefeaters. “Personally, I […]

Tess Kristoff enjoys quick rise to Ontario’s U18 rugby team

Tess Kristoff played competitive softball growing up. But when high school sports returned last year, the Laurier Rams didn’t field a team. So she tried out for rugby instead. Her rise has been staggering. The 18-year-old just returned from Calgary with a Western Canadian championships silver medal as a member of the Ontario Blues provincial […]