Local doc brings home four medals from the ­Canadian Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships

By Matthew McCully – While almost all eyes were on the sporting events at the provincials and Special Olympics taking place in the region over the weekend, Dr. Suzanne Banfill, from Cookshire, headed to Edmonton, Alberta to compete in the Canadian Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships. The 45-y…
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North Hatley held its annual Senior Curling Bonspiel this week with play wrapping up late Wednesday afternoon. There were numerous exciting moments, the best being a draw against 2 opponent…
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The Champlain-Lennoxville Cougars came out on top in the 2019 Bol D’or in Thetford Mines, Nov. 16, 2019 with a score of 24-17. With a slow start to the season,…
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The Bishop’s University Gaiters had an overall positive Sunday, on September 15, with a win for the men’s and women’s rugby teams, a draw for women’s soccer, a loss for…
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After a two-year losing streak in the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) league, the Bishop’s University football team has finally got its mojo back, accumulating its second win of the year…
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The Bishop’s Gaiters golf team opened their 2019-2020 campaign on Wednesday Aug. 28 and Thursday Aug. 29, at their home course, the Milby Golf Club. The first RSEQ tournament of…
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Bishop’s University’s women’s rugby team is gearing up for a season like no other. Training camp began on Monday, Aug. 19, and will last throughout Friday Aug. 30. In two…
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By Andrew Howarth – The idea of heading out for an afternoon at the proverbial local fish’n hole conjures up nostalgia in those of us who are somewhat romantically-tempered, and…
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Stanstead’s annual 5K race, which benefits local educational support organization Phelps Helps, was held this past weekend with some 68 runners between the ages of 6 and 87 taking part. According to Phelps Helps Executive Director Katie Lowry, a number of the more seasoned runners involved this year…
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By Emilie Hackett, Special to the Record – The Alexander Galt girls’ flag football teams had a busy Mother’s Day weekend, with two games for the junior team and two games for the senior team on Sunday, May 12. The Junior Pipers beat Collège Sacré-Coeur 30-0 and Triolet High School 12-6, while the Se…
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Record Staff – The Wilson Street softball league started up this week with games Saturday morning at the Darcy Bennett Park in Lennoxville. The league usually begins the first week of May however the wet spring delayed the start of the season. Wilson Street softball is a mixed league for kids aged 7…
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By Emilie Hackett, Special to the Record – Alexander Galt’s junior hockey team took home the Quebec Inter-school Hockey League (QIHL) championship banner after a remarkable 5-1 victory over Collège Brébeuf over the weekend. Held at Lower Canada College in Montreal, the game featured two goals by cap…
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By Emilie Hackett, Special to the Record – Fourteen-year-old Amelia Blinn won gold in both the 1,000 and 1,500-metre races and placed fourth in the 400-metre in short track speedskating at the Jeux du Québec (JDQ) in Quebec City last weekend. The Richmond resident will be heading to the Quebec speed…
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By Emilie Hackett, Special to the Record – Local long-distance runner Perry Mackinnon left the Eastern Townships on January 6 for the small town of Iten, Kenya, to train in the ‘Home of Champions’. On a gap year between Cégep and university, the young athlete hopes to up his running game and gather …
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By Emilie Hackett, Special to the Record – Richmond native Amélia Blinn was in Trois-Rivières over the weekend to compete in the Quebec speed skating championships on March 16 and 17, where she won the gold medal for the 13-year-old female category. This successful outcome came just a week after Bli…
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Record Staff – The annual Pie Bonspiel is underway at the Lennoxville Curling Club. The tournament, which began on March 17, will continue until Saturday, March 23 with local teams vying for the Nichol, Smith and Mooney trophies. The bonspiel traditionally ends with a banquet on Saturday with, you g…
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170 Bishop’s students and 14 local Special Olympics athletes gathered at the John H. Price Sports and Recreations Centre on Saturday, March 23, for a motionball Marathon of Sports. Fourteen teams helped raise over 13,500$ for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation. Published in the Wednesday, March …