Features categorized as Athletics

Volleyball player strikes a healthy balance


Posted on Dec 19, 2016
In the world of varsity sports, it’s easy to lose sight of the big picture. There is enough at stake for many of the post-secondary teams, in Sudbury and elsewhere, that the pursuit of athletic excellence can become all-encompassing. Cambrian women’s volleyball middle Kailey Bastien is thankful for the balance she has struck. In her...

A Golden Shield mid-season synopsis


Posted on Dec 7, 2016
The midway point of the OCAA (Ontario College Athletic Association) is now upon us, and it is clear that the three Cambrian Golden Shield varsity teams participating in the winter sport schedules will have their work cut out for them, as they shoot for a playoff berth in 2017. While none will hit the “flip...

To sustain and grow the goal for Politi


Posted on Dec 7, 2016
Cambrian Golden Shield soccer master coach Giuseppe Politi is not one to rest on his laurels. The latest in a string of record-breaking seasons has just barely been put to bed, and the ultra-passionate soccer devotee has turned his attention to the fall of 2017. And he does so armed with the knowledge of some...

A change of heart leads Caverley-Grasby to Cambrian


Posted on Dec 7, 2016
Like most young adults, Stratford native Taylor Caverley-Grasby is certainly allowed to change her mind, especially when facing the tough decisions that come at that age. When it comes to her choice of post-secondary studies, Cambrian College women’s basketball head coach Nambogga Sewali and staff are more than a little thrilled with the 19 year-old...

Dale Beausoleil works his magic with a core and potential


Posted on Dec 7, 2016
Time and time again, Cambrian volleyball coach Dale Beausoleil has proven that he needs only core talent and potential to put together teams that somehow defy the odds. It looks like that is the challenge he will face once again in 2016-2017. Thankfully, there is an initial starting point, as middles Kailey Bastien (5th year)...

Meet Mary Strain, national silver medallist


Posted on Nov 21, 2016
To say Mary Strain did Cambrian proud this season would be a bit of an understatement. After racking up an impressive list of accomplishments, including three first-place finishes and two course records, the Fort Frances native set a blistering pace to win the provincial championships, completing the 5 km course in a time of 20:28,...
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