Soccer Shoes for Belize

Share

Sherry-Ann and Rob, co-owners of Coach’s Diner and Pizzeria in Bethany, are both sports nuts. Their diner is named Coach’s for good reason: they have decorated the interior with sports paraphernalia and consistent with that theme, the plastic moose head on the exterior wall represents hunting. They have added a … Continue reading

Another Record Year for Cavan Soccer Club

Share

  The players just keep coming! This year, Maple Leaf Cavan Football Club had a record registration, with over 1600 players from age four to adult playing soccer on fields in and around the township including those at Maple Leaf Park, Crestwood Secondary School and Fleming College. The bulk of … Continue reading

Basketball Pro Visits South Cavan School

Share

  Peterborough’s basketball star Jesse Young visited South Cavan school last week to shoot hoops with students. Young played all day through student gym periods, often being prompted to show off his dunking skills, before coaching the boys and girls basket ball team for a joint practice after school. They … Continue reading

Millbrook Stars Tyke Team Comes to Play

Share

This weekend, the Millbrook Tyke team coached by Josh Gardner participated in the Tyke Hockey Showdown tournament in Peterborough where 32 teams joined up to show their stuff and compete for a full-size model of the Stanley Cup trophy.  Knowing the Millbrook squad had won the tournament the previous year, … Continue reading

Local Hockey Player to Represent Canada in Europe this Spring

Share

Maryann Caldwell Paige Coulter- Vansickle is a twelve year old grade 7 student at Millbrook South Cavan School in Millbrook. Unbeknownst to her and her family, Paige was being watched by hockey scouts this past October. As a result, she has been invited to play hockey on an International select … Continue reading

Three Millbrook Teams Compete in the largest Atom tournament in North America

Share

Karen Graham What began as a typical one day, 8 team tournament in 1958 has blossomed into a five day event as this year’s Peterborough Liftlock Atom Hockey tournament includes 116 teams, up more than 20 from last year. With divisions from all levels of play from all-star to house … Continue reading

‘Like Chess on Ice’

Share

  Sarah Sobanski It’s 7 p.m Tuesday night, and the ice pad at the Omemee Curling Club [OCC] is filled to capacity. Players of all ages, beginners to experts, all of different fitness levels, return regularly for league night. The atmosphere is light and full of camaraderie. The oldest member … Continue reading

Local Explorers’ Group Try Their Hands at Fencing

Share

Karen Graham Last week the local explorer group tried a new sport with some pretty unusual equipment. They met with two instructors at the Peterborough Fencing Club who were happy to demonstrate their skills to this group of eager participants who were looking to expand their horizons by trying new … Continue reading

“Don’t Bank on Ice in Millbrook Arena before September 28”

Share

Leonard Knott A frustrated group representing Millbrook Minor Hockey and the Millbrook Figure Skating Club led by Kym Dunlop appeared before Cavan Monaghan Township Council on August 31 to ask that Millbrook Arena’s rinks open on September 21st, a week earlier than currently planned. A week makes all the difference when … Continue reading