October 22, 2019
LONDON, ON. - One may call it a six pack or sixer. In bowling it sometimes refers to throwing six consecutive strikes.
For the Parkside Stampeders’ field hockey team, it could be for winning a Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) title for a sixth consecutive season and advancing to the Western Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association final. The Stampeders repeated as TVRA champions for a fourth consecutive year, blanking the Medway Cowboys, 1-0, in the final, at City Wide Fields.
It’s the third time in four years Parkside has defeated Medway in the final and second time by a 1-0 count.
July 8, 2019
SURREY, B.C - St. Thomas natives Braelyn Dennis and Amber Safadi and their Ontario West teammates placed fourth, at the U18 women's National field hockey championship.
Ontario Central defeated Ontario West, 2-1, in the bronze medal game. In an all B.C. gold final as the B.C. Stangs beat the B.C. Rams, 1-0.
The B.C. Rams defeated Ontario West, 4-1, in the semifinals. In Ontario West's final pool game on Saturday, Dennis scored four times in a 11-0 win over Alberta. Dennis also scored twice in a win over Quebec. Dennis heads to the University of Guelph next month, while Safadi returns to Parkside C.I.
December 31, 2018
ST. THOMAS - Three members of Parkside Stampeders' OFSAA silver medal winning outdoor team, have been selected for the provincial under-19 women's indoor field hockey team.
Braelyn Dennis, Taylor Goodhue and Amber Safadi were notified of their selection to the 14-player roster (12 players, two goalies) prior to Christmas, from three tryouts held in the Toronto area.
November 3, 2018
- It is silver for the Parkside Stampeders. The St. Thomas school has their first medal from OFSAA field hockey, finishing second at this year's provincial tournament.
Breslau St. John's Kilmarnock Eagles won the OFSAA championship, edging Parkside, 2-1, in the gold medal game, at Nelson Athletic Park. Kendra Hulst gave Parkside a 1-0 lead, in the opening minute, but the Eagles struck back with two goals, all in the first half. The previous best result for Parkside was in 2008, when the Stampeders lost in the quarterfinals.
Several members of the Stampeders, including Hulst, have added field hockey silver to a pair of OFSAA gold medals in soccer.
November 2, 2018
BURLINGTON, ON. ( 4 p.m.) - The Parkside Stampeders are going to where they have never gone before in field hockey. Aviva Fournie and Braelyn Dennis scored as Parkside edged Pickering, 2-1, in a quarterfinal this afternoon at Norton Park. Parkside faces Bill Cothers secondary school, from Unionville, in a semifinal, Saturday, 9 a.m. at Nelson Field. The Stampeders opened the scoring, before Pickering tied the game. Dennis replied with the eventual winner, with all goals coming in the first half. The previous best result for Parkside was in 2008, when the Stampeders lost in the quarterfinals.
November 2, 2018
OAKVILLE, ON. ( 1 p.m.) - The Parkside Stampeders have advanced from pool play at OFSAA field hockey. Aviva Fournie scored twice and Kendra Hulst scored on a penalty flick, as Parkside wrapped up pool action, dumping Peterborough St. Peter, 6-0. Parkside finishes with two wins and one tie, tied for first in their pool, with Kitchener St. Mary's, who the Stampeders tied yesterday.
St. Mary's gets first on the tie-breaker, allowing one less goal over three games. The Stampeders play Pickering in a 2:30 p.m quarterfinal. Pickering went 3-0 in their pool, outscoring opponents, 6-1.
Taylor Goodhue, Paige Goodhue and Halle Szabo, completed the Stampeders' scoring against St. Peter.
October 25, 2018
LONDON, ON. – Maggie Gordon was vocal throughout the game. But the Parkside Stampeders' goalie was left speechless after her teammates qualified for OFSAA field hockey, blanking the Goderich Vikings, in the WOSSAA championship game. Aviva Fournie had the lone goal in the rematch of the final two years ago that Goderich won. Parkside returns to OFSAA for the first time since 2014. The tournament is November 1-3, in Burlington.
October 18, 2018
LONDON, ON. – The reigning champions gave a lesson to the new kids on the block on how to remain the number one team. Renee Lammiman led the way scoring a hat trick, as the Parkside Stampeders won their third consecutive Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) field hockey title, defeating the Lord Dorchester Beavers, 9-0, in the final, at City Wide Fields. Parkside completes an undefeated run through TVRA, including shutting out the Strathroy Saints, 3-0, in their semifinal. The Stampeders advance to the WOSSAA game, against the Huron-Perth champion, Thursday at City Wide.
October 11, 2018
LONDON, ON. – The Parkside Stampeders will be the top team heading into playoffs. Wins over both the Medway Cowboys and Dorchester Beavers clinched first place in Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) field hockey, at City Wide Fields. Renee Lammiman, Savannah Williams and Grace Clinton scored, as Parkside blanked long time rivals Medway, 3-0. Lammiman, with two goals, Kendra Hulst and Grace Shackelton found the inside of the net, downing Dorchester 4-1. The Stampeders aim to get past WOSSAA and advance to OFSAA for the first time since 2014.
Dorchester will finish third in TVRA behind second place Medway.
October 26, 2017
EXETER, ON. – A late goal lifted the South Huron Sabres over the Parkside Stampeders, 1-0, in the Western Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association (WOSSAA) field hockey final, at South Huron secondary school. Parkside won the Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) title, on October 19, blanking Medway, 1-0. The Stampeders never allowed a goal while going undefeated over nine TVRA regular season and playoff games.
October 19, 2017
LONDON, ON. – The Parkside Stampeders are back to back field hockey champions. Kendra Hulst scored the game's only goal, midway through the second half, for a 1-0 shutout of the Medway Cowboys, in the Thames Valley Region Athletics (TVRA) final, at City Wide Fields. Goalie Vanessa Johnston picked up the shutout, without needing to stop a shot. The Stampeders move on to the WOSSAA championship, October 26, in Goderich. A year ago, Parkside beat Medway, 3-1, in the TVRA final.
October 27, 2016
LONDON, ON - Shea Frayne and Payten Lang potted goals, to lift the Goderich Vikings over the Parkside Stampeders, 2-1, in the WOSSAA girls' field hockey final, at City Wide Fields. Goderich moves on to the OFSAA championship for the third consecutive season. The Vikings were provincial silver medalists last year. Braelyn Dennis scored for Parkside.
October 19, 2016
LONDON, ON - They were just one game short of running the table for an undefeated season, but the Parkside Stampeders won the biggest game of the Thames Valley Regional Athletics field hockey season. Murranda McCallum, Braelyn Dennis and Aviva Fournie scored, in a 3-1 win over their arch rivals, the Medway Cowboys, in the TVRA final.
October 6, 2016
LONDON, ON. - The Parkside Stampeders seem built for the turf at City Wide Field. Speedy with quick transition the Stampeders' field hockey team is the class of the TVRAA field hockey league with a 10-0 record.