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2018

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  • December

    Athlete of the week: Simone Ruf

    Erik Van Dyke
    In her second year on the swim team, Simone Ruf shows the grit and determination needed to compete at the highest level.
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  • Squash vs BCS update

    Jean-Jacques Prevost
    The Squash team had his first meeting on December 5th against BCS. 
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  • VB Hockey capture Rider Cup in Albany

    By Matt Thompson
    For the third year in a row, the Spartans are travelling back up Interstate 91 with hardware in hand.
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  • Defending the Home Floor

    Erik Van Dyke
    Another sparking gem of a game!
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  • Athlete of the Week: Julia McLellan

    It has been an impressive season for varsity girls hockey goalie Julia McLellan, who sports a record of 13-3-1 so far this year with three shutouts and an outstanding goals-against average of 1.11.
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  • Varsity Girls Hockey Spartans - Go 4-1 @ Brampton Two Nations Cup

    Bernie Pimm
    In running their winning streak to a season’s best 10 in a row, the Stanstead College Varsity Girls Spartans came up short of advancing to the semi-final of the Two Nations Cup in Brampton, Ontario last weekend
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  • Varsity Girls Hockey: NAPHA League play last weekend

    Bernie Pimm
    The Stanstead College Spartans Varsity Girls Hockey Team ran their record to 13-6-1 with 4 wins in NAPHA League play.
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  • SG Basketball D2: We know what we can do

    Erik Van Dyke
    Friday Night Lights! There’s something about Friday nights at boarding schools like Stanstead College.
     
     
     
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  • November

    Athlete of the Week: Antonia von Franckenstein

    This week’s Athlete of the Week is a quiet person, so quiet that if you pass her in the hallway you will never guess how fierce she is on a basketball court.
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  • SG Basketball D2: CAIS tournament in Toronto

    Eric Van Dyke & Amy Wolfe
    Reflections – Sipping at the Stream of Consciousness
     
    ......musings, observations and the occasional insight from the CAIS National Tournament
    this past weekend in Toronto, Ontario.
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  • Athlete of the Week: Emily Willis

    As a veteran shooting guard for the senior girls basketball team, Emily Willis could not have started the 2018-19 season much better than she has.
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  • SG Basketball: Progress Made at Home Invitational

    By Erik Van Dyke
    There are many good things that come out of losses, but maybe the best is how clearly they can identify what you need to work on going forward. 
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  • SG Basketball: Potential in Season Opener

    By Erik Van Dyke
    A strange horn sounds to signal the start of the game, deep bass, drawn out, like a foghorn. “What, are we on the Titanic?” says Alex Smith.
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  • Athlete of the Week: Felix Filiatrault

    We’re not sure what this week’s Athlete of the Week did over the summer vacation, but Felix Filiatrault has returned this year stronger and more dynamic in all areas of the ice.
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  • Photo/Mike Goodsell

    Who's Who on Varsity Boys Hockey Spartans

    By James Rioux, Director of Hockey Operations
    As the Varsity Boys Hockey Spartans head to their first MPHL weekend in Burlington, Vt., it’s time to look at who’s on the team.
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  • The team with their #1 Minnesota fans, Tim and Steve

    Minnesota, Walt and Tim and Steve

    By Matt Thompson
    This past weekend the varsity boys hockey team took their annual trip to the State of Hockey, Minnesota. As much as hockey is stitched into the fabric of our culture within Canada, hockey and specifically high school hockey dominates the winter scene across Minnesota.
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  • October

    Athlete of the Week: Diego Badillo Hernandez

    Penalty kicks are among the most stressful moments in all of sports, especially in sudden-death playoffs, and especially for the goalie. But this week’s Diego Badillo Hernandez doesn’t shy away from pressure. Instead, this young man thrives on pressure.
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  • Athlete of the Week: Tamara Wood-Downey

    Every successful soccer team needs solid defence, which usually means four defenders at the back. But thanks to AOTW Tamara Wood-Downey and her two defensive teammates, Sophia Farfan and Joliane Legault, this year’s junior girls soccer team has been able to outnumber teams in the midfield by playing with just three defenders.
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  • Uphill battles in Stowe for Varsity Girls

    By Bernie Pimm
    On the weekend of October 19-21, the Stanstead Varsity Girls Spartans experienced their worst weekend (results-wise) in quite a while as we lost 4 of 5 in Stowe, Vermont.
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  • Athlete of the Week: Krystine Breton

    At the bantam soccer level, the “NOT ME” monster usually comes out on the first day of practice, i.e. “Who wants to play goalie?” “NOT ME!”
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  • Showing Who We Are

    By Matt Thompson
    At the beginning of this school year, like at the beginning of every year since Stanstead College began in 1872, a number of different rules and expectations were explained to the student body.
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  • Spartans Girls Hockey split against 67s

    By Bernie Pimm
    It was a solid weekend for the Spartans varsity girls hockey team as we continue to get quality contributions from the entire team.
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  • VB Hockey Preview & Where Are They Now

    By Matt Thompson
    The Stanstead College Varsity Boys Hockey Spartans will take to the ice this weekend in Lake Placid, New York against the Northwood School Huskies.
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  • VG Hockey: Still a Force to Be Reckoned With

    By Bernie Pimm
    The Varsity Girls Hockey Spartans went 4-0 at the JWHL Showcase at Merrimack College in Andover, Ma. this past weekend.
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  • Athlete of the Week: Rosemarie Ladouceur

    Last year, an injury kept Rosemarie Ladouceur from being able to compete in cross-country running. This year, she is back as a significant force on the team, putting in the time and extra effort to train and showing up to perform at meets.
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  • September

    Athlete of the Week: Jayden Mullens

    Jayden Mullens from the league-leading junior boys soccer team is this week’s Athlete of the Week for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is his leadership on the field.
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  • Athlete of the Week: Kenya Desautels

    Despite a loaded schedule of 5 games in 4 days, Kenya Desautels played almost every minute of every game, and played them with intensity and heart that was second to none.
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  • June

    Repeat winners dominate Spring Athletic Assembly

    For the second year, Trevor Grasby of Holland Landing, Ont. won the Donald Ross MVP Trophy for senior boys rugby at the annual Spring Athletic Assembly, held Wednesday evening in Centenary Church.
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  • May

    Spartans Finish Spring Season Strong

    It was a good week for Stanstead College athletics, with a clean sweep in rugby playoff championships.
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  • Athlete of the Week: Mackenzy St-Pierre

    In the last week, the senior girls rugby team, in dominant fashion, completed ETIAC league play (last Wednesday at MVR) and participated in the ETIAC playoffs (Monday at BCS). Over the course of this pivotal week, Mackenzy St-Pierre established herself as the most dominant kicker in the league (and probably out of all opponents we have played in 10s, 12s, 7s and 15s).
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  • Corie Jacobson Joins Girls Hockey Coaching Staff

    Stanstead College is pleased to announce the hiring of Corie Jacobson as assistant coach for the Varsity Girls Hockey Spartans.
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  • Senior Boys celebrate their GMAA 7s win.

    SB Rugby Win Back-to-Back 7s

    By Adam Spirk
    Friday, the senior boys traveled to Concordia University – Loyola Campus to compete in the Greater Montreal Athletic Association (GMAA) 7s rugby tournament. The boys are no strangers to this tournament, having won it in the past and losing in the finals last year to host Loyola High School.
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  • Athlete of the Week: Caleb Goudreau

    If this young man ever needs a nickname to describe his value to the lacrosse team, it may well have to be “The Mailman,” because Caleb always delivers.
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  • JB Rugby 3-and-0 @ BCS Jamboree

    By Jeff Standage
    The Junior Boys Rugby teams travelled to BCS for the first mini-tourney of the year May 1 as play-off champions looking to repeat the success of last season.
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  • Athletes of the Week: Shu Shu & Annie Tang

    In the most important event of the Badminton season, the Galt Invitational Tournament, Shu Shu and Annie Tang brought their best.
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  • Bernie Pimm Named Varsity Girls Hockey Coach

    Stanstead College is pleased to announce that veteran coach and teacher Bernie Pimm has joined the school as head coach of the Varsity Girls Hockey Spartans.
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  • April

    Athlete of the Week: Trevor Grasby

    With only eight official practices before the start of the season, a lot was asked of this young man at this past weekend’s RugbyFest in Rothesay, New Brunswick.
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  • SB Rugby win at RugbyFest

    The Senior Boys Rugby Spartans were perfect during their annual drip to Rothesay-Netherwood School in New Brunswick for the annual RugbyFest, winning the Bonnyburn (B) Division.
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  • Spring Athletics Under Way

    With the snow set to leave the vicinity hopefully in the very near future, the spring athletics season officially gets under way this week.
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  • March

    MVP trophy winners for the winter season

    Winter Athletes Saluted at Assembly

    By Ross Murray
    MVP hockey trophies were shared for both varsity boys and girls Wednesday evening as the winter athletic season drew to an official close with the annual Winter Athletic Assembly.
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  • JB Basketball: Parting Shots

    By Andrew Blair
    The junior boys played one last tournament in Montreal, the Davis. There were six boys teams in the tournament this year vying for the provincial banner.
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  • The record-breaking 2017-18 Spartans

    SG Basketball @ MacLeod: History Remade

    By Erik Van Dyke
    The Stanstead Spartans added another page to the history books this past weekend at the Macleod Provincials this past weekend, held at Howard S. Billings High School in Chateauguay. Here's how:

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  • February

    Four for the Road

    By Duane Liverpool
    Bonjour mes amis de basket.I am a little behind on my write-ups so, in this issue of “Duane’s Diary”, I will combine our last four contests into one great big beautiful report. Here we go!
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  • SG Basketball: Locked In vs Boise

    By Erik Van Dyke
    Games like this are why we joined RSEQ Div II in the first place. The opposing teams are always tough, the opposing players work their tails off and are passionate about basketball, and the opposing coaches are smart.
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  • January

    JB Basketball: The Season So Far

    By Andrew Blair
    This year’s team has a huge mix of talent, age and experience (3 x grade 7, 2 x grade 8, 3 x grade 9 and 4 x grade 10). There is no single dominant player and each brings a particular strength.
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  • The Flying Bears, their parents and hosts in the locker room at the Pat Burns Arena.

    Stanstead welcomes young players from China

    Stanstead College and the Pat Burns Arena are pleased to be hosting this week a group of young hockey players from China.
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  • Hockey continues to bring us together

    By Matt Thompson
    Over the years hockey, has intertwined itself into the fabric that is my family. Long before I began coaching hockey, I have vivid memories of spending one week every summer in Fort Erie, Ontario at the Leisure Plex.
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  • SG Basketball Clinch ETIAC Banner

    By Erik Van Dyke
    It wasn’t pretty this past Friday in Cowansville, but your Spartans did enough to clinch the coveted ETIAC regular season banner with a 41-13 victory over an over-matched but hard working Massey-Vanier team.
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  • Clear the Tracks!

    By Erik Van Dyke
    Firing on all cylinders, your Spartans looked to keep their hot streak going this past Wednesday against their sister school down the road, BCS.
     
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  • James Chadwick attacked with energy and passion.

    Running on Almost Empty

    By Duane Liverpool
    Stanstead 48 vs Richmond (2) 40
    Challenged by tired legs and weary minds, from the opening tip I could tell that this was going to be a tough one for us.
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  • Sometimes You Have to Step Away

    By Matt Thompson
    On Tuesday November 21, the Varsity Boys Hockey team travelled to Middlebury, Vermont and played on the campus of Middlebury College.
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  • We've Come a Long Way

    By Erik Van Dyke
    After a dominant performance at the BCS Invitational two days earlier, this past Monday’s tilt vs Triolet was going to be the true yardstick for how far we’ve come. Last December 8 they basically ran us out of their building, shellacking us 42-16.

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  • Tournament  champs.

    SG Basketball @ BCS Tournament

    By Erik Van Dyke
    Reflections – Sipping at the Stream of Consciousness… musings, observations and the occasional insight from our gold medal performance (St-George’s 38-12, Sacred Heart 50-22, ECS 43-10, KES 40-11) at the BCS Invitational Tournament this past weekend…
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  • Fall Athletes Honoured

    R. Murray / News
    Three first-time Major S winners were also the recipients of MVP trophies at Wednesday’s Fall Athletic Assembly, held at Centenary Church.
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  • Spring Athletes Honoured

    R. Murray
    Veteran athlete Kayla Ouellet of Stanstead won her second MVP trophy of the year at the Spring Athletic Assembly held at Centenary Church Wednesday evening.
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