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CDS graduate finds solace after U20 Pan Am injury

August 14, 2019   ·   0 Comments

There are plenty of highs and lows in the athletic world, and Wilson O’Neill has experienced both extremes this summer. The Country Day School graduate was named to Team Canada for the Under-20 Pan Am Games in San Jose, Costa Rica, in June, set to compete in the 400-metre hurdles.

Sam Walker doubles down in Under 25 Grand Prix at CSI3* Ottawa International II

Sam Walker of Nobleton claimed both first and second places in the $10,000 Under 25 Grand Prix, presented by MarBill Hill Farm, on July 19, at the CSI3* Ottawa International II at Wesley Clover Parks.

Underhill claims back-to-back wins at Ottawa International

For the second time in as many days, Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill riding Count Me In led the victory gallop at the CSI2* Ottawa International ...

Leon disappointed in Women’s World Cup finish

Four years after a disappointing finish on home turf in the largest women’s tournament in the world, King’s Adriana Leon had high hopes for this year’s Canadian squad at the FIFA World Cup in France.

Charity golf tournament raises record funds for Easter Seals

No amount of poor weather could dampen the spirits at the annual Friends of We Care Charity Golf Challenge, held at Kettle Creek at Cardinal Golf Club. Around 80 registrees, and 55 golfers, took to the course and the clubhouse for the day to honour and raise funds for the Easter Seals foundation, bringing in approximately $18,000 to send kids with disabilities to camp. “It was a good crowd for a rainy day,” said Morning. “There are some people that have been there from the beginning.”

‘What an unbelievable year,’ Pietrangelo hoists Stanley Cup

January 1, 2019: The St. Louis Blues sit dead last in the National Hockey league standings. June 12, 2019: The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. Chief among the victors is Alex Pietrangelo, the pride of King City, and the first to raise the Cup after the go-ahead from Commissioner Gary Bettman.

Nobleton’s Bertola medals in national gymnastics

A whirlwind start to the 2019 schedule has seen one of King’s most agile athletes reaching multiple podiums. Long-time gymnast Pietro Bertola came home late last month from Carleton University in Ottawa with a silver medal in both pommel horse and rings at the Canadian Championships in Artistic Gymnastics, posting scores of 11.650 and 12.700 respectively.

Kettleby’s Di Girolamo taking on international sevens competition

Dylan Di Girolamo has been surrounded by rugby his entire life. Yet he faces his stiffest competition next month in donning the red and white. Canada’s Under-18 men’s sevens team head coach Nigel D’Acre recently announced the squads for the upcoming Men’s U-18 Can-Am Sevens Tournament, to be held at Fletcher’s Field in Markham on July 11-13.

Beth Underhill scores double Victory at CSI2* Caledon National

The only thing better than winning once is doing it twice as Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill proved at the CSI2* Caledon National show jumping tournament held May 15 to 19 at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Caledon.

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