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King’s Leon flashes brilliance in Women’s World Cup

October 17, 2018   ·   0 Comments

Adriana Leon made her return to the world stage early last week in a qualification game against Cuba, putting together a performance that ensured her a permanent spot on the Canadian Women’s World Cup roster.

Cougars looking to keep nostalgia ball rolling in 50th anniversary

The Schomberg Cougars are appealing to the public’s help to invoke memories of junior seasons past. The Junior C club has put out a call to all former captains in the team’s 50 years as a franchise, looking for those interested in dropping the puck in ceremonial face offs throughout home games this season.

Top Canadian wakeboarders hit Spray Lake for nationals

The best of the best hit the waters of Spray Lake in King recently for the Canadian National Wake Championships, in what has become an annual stop on tour at one of Ontario’s top wake destinations.

King’s Ferraro leads UMass Minutemen as captain into season

Heading into the second season with the UMass Amhurst Minutemen, Mario Ferraro’s sweater will have a slightly different look. The 5’11,” 180-lb. King City native was named as one of three captains of the NCAA division I hockey squad, in just his sophomore year.

ANB Futbol unveil plans for new facility

One of York Region’s top soccer academies is getting its own digs. ANB Futbol has announced the purchase of a 169-acre plot of land to begin the development of its own facility, after a long-term deal with King City’s Country Day School had the academy utilizing its fields and indoor stadium since its inception in 2005.

MacLennan returns to international competition at Trampoline World Cup

Though admittedly rusty from a stark schedule of international competition as of late, shades of the two-time Olympic gold medalist came through in Rosie MacLennan’s entry at the 2018 Trampoline World Cup in Japan.

Core Athletics rooftop track the first in Canada

The sky is the limit at Core Athletics. The state-of-the-art fitness club in King City has officially unveiled its new rooftop track and workout facility, the first of its kind in Canada.

King City’s Pietrangelo sees Stanley Cup in his future

When Patrik Berglund was traded from the NHL’s St. Louis Blues to the Buffalo Sabres on the first day of free agency, Alex Pietrangelo gained another title outside of his two-year tenure as captain.

Nobleton’s Burnett bounces back to top of national podium

At 31 years old, Jason Burnett is still proving he can bounce with the best of them. The three-time Olympian earned double gold at the recent Canadian National Gymnastics Championship in Lethbridge, Alberta, topping the field in both the men’s individual trampoline and the synchro competition.

King City’s Christodoulou facing a bright future in Formula 1

Still years away from earning his licence to drive on a public road, Nico Christodoulou is already an expert behind the wheel on a track. The 13-year-old King City native is already experiencing a thrill that many of-age drivers have yet to have. “Just feeling the power when you step on the pedal, and firing down the straight-away,” said Christodoulou to CBS Austin in January.

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