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November 8, 2020

Hawks brought down in U10 and U14 flag football finals

LONDON, ON. - It was St. Thomas Hawks down on the final day of flag football. The Hawks fell in both of their respective Under-10 and U14 divisional finals, for the London Minor Football Association, Sunday, at City Wide Fields.
The Cobras scored in overtime to edge the Hawks, 24-18, in the U14 divisional final.

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November 1, 2020

Hawks hold off Cobras advancing to U14 flag football final

LONDON, ON. - Thanks to a pair of touchdowns from Gage Lincoln, the St. Thomas Hawks are heading to the London Minor Football Association Under-14 flag football pod A final. The Hawks held off the Cobras A team, 27-24, in the first of two semifinals. The Hawks remain undefeated, after posting a 7-0 regular season record. St. Thomas faces the Cobras A team in the U14 final, Sunday, November 8th, 12:30 p.m. at City Wide Fields. The Hawks are also in the U10 final, earning a bye following an 8-1 regular season.

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October 27, 2020

St. Thomas finishes first in two flag football divisions

LONDON, ON. - The St. Thomas Hawks finished first in two divisions in the London Minor Football Association. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there is no tackling this season, so it's flag football. The Hawks finished first in their Under-10 pod with a 8-1 record. This feat earns the Hawks a bye to their final at City Wide Fields in London, Sunday, November 8th, at 10:45 a.m. St. Thomas has two teams in the U14 division. The A squad won their pod going undefeated at 7-0, while the B Hawks finished 2-5.
Both U14 teams have semifinals, this Sunday. The U14 Hawks (A team) face Cobras B in a semifinal, this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The U14 Hawks B take on Cobras B, at 11:45 am.
The U12 Hawks are 3-3 and conclude their regular season this weekend. The Hawks need to finish top two in their pod to advance to the final, on November 8th.

 

 

November 3, 2019

Hawks capture second minor football peewee title in three years

LONDON, ON. - The St. Thomas Hawks have regained the title. For the second time in three seasons, the Hawks are the London Minor Football peewee champions, after defeating the Bulldogs, 26-19, at City Wide Fields. St. Thomas completes the 2019 season undefeated. The Bulldogs found the end zone first, but the Hawks replied with 19 points, for a 19-6 advantage. Gage Hamilton with two, Jovan Chase and Nathan Bush, scored touchdowns for the Hawks. Aidan Sweeney with two and Garin Roles had the Bulldogs' majors.

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October 27, 2019

Hawks silence opponents in atom and peewee football semifinals

LONDON, ON. - The St. Thomas Hawks made quick of their opponents in both the atom and peewee semifinals, to advance to their respective London Minor Football final, Sunday, November 3rd.
In peewee action, Kris Vigers had four touchdowns as the Hawks cooked the Cobras, 53-0. In the atom semi, Kaden Leonardes had three TDs, while Kolten Bergeron and Eoin DesRosiers, each had two TDs in the Hawks' 54-0 blow out of the Red Storm.

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October 14, 2019

Hawks spend Thanksgiving feasting on Cobras

LONDON, ON. - The It was a pair of first place showdowns between the St. Thomas Hawks and the Cobras. Now with one week remaining in the London Minor Football regular season, the Hawks are in the driver's seat and still undefeated, for both the atom and peewee divisions. The peewee Hawks won 34-18 and the atoms were victorious, 29-7. The tykes fell 21-7.

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October 6, 2019

Hawks' football open 1Password Park on Burwell Street

LONDON, ON. - The St. Thomas Hawks will be an answer for a trivia question. Who was the first team to play at 1Password Park in St. Thomas?
The tyke Hawks were first to run out on to the Canadian Football League (CFL) sized artificial turf field, part of the 26 hectare park located along Burwell Road.
More than two years in development, the park with a $10.7 million price tag, features the CFL field with lights, 36 different sized soccer fields, basketball courts and a multi use trail.
Both the peewee and atom Hawks won their London Minor Football games, while the tykes had a rough debut at the new park.

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September 3, 2019

Copeland's big leg carries football dreams through busy summer

ST. THOMAS - Down the road Zach Copeland may one day be wearing the colours of a Canadian Football League (CFL) team and the kicker/punter will have the opportunity to look towards the stands and nod.
Over this past summer Copeland participated in two major football events.

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November 9, 2018

Crusaders roll Rams for District senior football title

LONDON, ON. - Devonte Ballantyne scored four touchdowns to lead the London CCH Crusaders over St. Joseph's Rams, 38-6, cruising to the District senior football title, at City Wide Fields.
Keegan Vanek had an interception return for a touchdown and Julian Sanchez kicked a field goal and five single point converts. CCH led 38-0, before St. Joe's scored late in the fourth quarter with Luke Ainsworth finding the end zone.

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November 7, 2018

Eagles take TVRA Junior football consolation final

LONDON, ON. –  The East Elgin Eagles are Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) junior football consolation winners. Clarke Shackleton had two touchdowns, one on an interception return, as the East Elgin Eagles torched London Clarke Road, 41-6, in the final, at City Wide Fields. Jaden Vansevenant had a touchdown and kicked a field goal and five converts. Matt Peters also scored an Eagles' TD. The Eagles led 41-0 before Shawn Parkington got Clarke Road on the board with a TD.

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November 4, 2018

St. Thomas Hawks capture minor football Atom championship

LONDON, ON. -  The St. Thomas Hawks are London Minor Football Association Atom champions. Kolton Bergeron and Mason Glover scored touchdowns as the Hawks held off the Red Storm, 13-6, in the final, at City Wide Fields. Glover also caught a two point convert pass from Bergeron after his major. Zephyr Hatch had an interception late in the second quarter that stopped a Red Storm's drive.
It is back to back seasons winning titles for the Hawks', who won the peewee division a year ago.

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October 31, 2018

Vansevenant leads Eagles in junior football playoff

LONDON, ON. –  Jaden Vansevenant scored three touchdowns and booted four extra points as the East Elgin Eagles blanked London Oakridge, 35-0, in a Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) junior football consolation semifinal. Matt Peters had a pair of TDs and Clarke Shackleton, one major.
After opening the season with three losses, the Eagles have now won four consecutive games, including their consolation quarterfinal over Ingersoll.
The Eagles take on the London Clarke Road Trojans, in the TVRA junior consolation final, Wednesday, November 7, at City Wide Fields.

 

October 28, 2018

Hawks soar to minor football atom final

LONDON, ON. -  There is a storm on the horizon for the St. Thomas Hawks. It is a welcomed forecast as the Hawks are heading to the London Minor Football Association Atom final, to face the Red Storm. Kolton Bergeron and Mason Glover each had touchdowns as the Hawks edged the Panthers, 14-7, in a semifinal, at City Wide Fields.

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October 24, 2018

CCH dumps St. Joseph's in District senior football

ST. THOMAS - Quinn Brown scored three touchdowns to lead the CCH Crusaders over the St. Joseph's Rams, 38-8, in District senior football, at St. Joe's high school. CCH finishes the regular season at 5-0, while the Rams are 3-2.

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October 7, 2018

Cobras rise sinking fangs into the Hawks in Atom football showdown

LONDON, ON. -  This time the snake got the best of the bird. Two early touchdowns carried the Cobras to a 20-18 edging of the St. Thomas Hawks, in London Minor Football Association atom action, at City Wide Fields. It is the first loss for the Hawks after opening the season at 4-0. Now the Hawks and Cobras are tied for first place at 4-1-0, two points up on the Red Storm (2-0-2). Both the Hawks’ tyke (21-7) and peewee (21-8) teams won their games versus the Cobras.

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October 5, 2018

Rams' defence silences Mother Teresa under the lights

ST. THOMAS - The St. Joseph's Rams' defence shined brightly under the lights. Luke Ainsworth had touchdown runs of 12 and 21 yards, as St. Joe's blanked the Mother Teresa Spartans, 13-0, in a District senior football night game, at St. Joseph's high school. St. Joe's is 2-1 in a tough District division that includes powerhouse London football schools, CCH and Aquinas.
The Rams' junior remains undefeated at 3-0, following a 52-7 crushing of the Spartans. Ethan Dolby caught three TD passes.

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September 30, 2018

Atom Hawks muzzle Bulldogs for fourth win of season

LONDON, ON. -  Mason Glover and Kolten Bergeron scored touchdowns as the St. Thomas Hawks improve to 4-0, muzzling the Bulldogs, 15-0, in atom action, for the London Minor Football Association, at City Wide Fields. The Hawks sit alone in first place, two points up on the 3-1 Cobras. Over their first four games, the Hawks have outscored their opponents, 72-13.

 

 

September 23, 2018

Atom Hawks remain undefeated at 3-0

LONDON, ON. -  Mason Glover scored a rushing touchdown and caught a TD pass from Kolton Bergeron, helping the St. Thomas Hawks defeat the Wolverines, 18-7, in London Minor Football Association Atom action, at City Wide Fields. Bergeron also ran the ball in to the end zone for a touchdown.
"We had a full team effort for 60 minutes. Our defence was gang tackling and flying to the ball," Hawks coach Andrew Walker said. "The offence was moving the ball on all drives and working as a team." The Hawks also shined with their sportsmanship, adds Walker, "on the part of Matt Poppelton helping up players on the other team when they got knocked down."

 

September 20, 2018

Parkside dumps East Elgin in football season openers

ST. THOMAS - Their attack came from the air, the ground and the foot of Zach Copeland. When the dust cleared from the offensive assault, the Parkside Stampeders had routed the East Elgin Eagles, 38-1, to open the Thames Valley Regional Athletics senior football season, under the lights, at Parkside C.I. In the junior season opener, Logan Taylor had two touchdowns and Brady Lidster had one major, four PATs and a single, as Parkside dumped East Elgin, 35-16.

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September 9, 2018

Tyke and Atom Hawks both win but Hammers pound peewees

LONDON, ON. -  The Hammers didn't waste time avenging a loss to the St. Thomas Hawks in the 2017 peewee final. On opening day of the 2018 London Minor Football Association season, the Hammers scored three touchdowns in the second half, on way to a 30-12 win over the Hawks, at City Wide Field. Both the Hawks' tyke (35-21) and atom (31-6) teams won their openers.

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November 16, 2017

Stampeders capture Thames Valley junior football title downing Eagles

AYLMER, ON. – It is sweet redemption over a local rival. Zachary Copeland, Camerin Zimmer and Nathan Uytterlinde, scored touchdowns, as the Parkside Stampeders defeated the East Elgin Eagles, 25-6, in the Thames Valley Regional Athletics junior football final, at East Elgin secondary school. The win avenges the Stampeders' lone blemish on their 7-1 overall record, a 20-15 loss, in their season opener, here at East Elgin, September 28. 

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November 8, 2017

Hawks snap Hammers winning minor football peewee title

LONDON, ON. -  No one could stop the St. Thomas Hawks this year, not even a team of Hammers.
Joey Crevits scored two touchdowns and quarterback Brady Lidster was named MVP, leading the Hawks to the London Minor Football Association peewee title, breaking the Hammers, 41-11, in the final, at City Wide Fields. In a game played over two days, interrupted due to lightning on Sunday, the Hawks never wavered, completing an undefeated season, at 9-0, including playoffs, outscoring their opposition, 330-46. Lidster, ran in for a TD, kicked a field goal and booted all four two-point convert attempts. Henry McGuigan and Ethan Dolby, also found the end zone. St. Thomas led 8-0 after one quarter, when the game was suspended. The Hawks held an 18-3, at half-time.

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November 3, 2017

Rams advance to District senior football semis

LONDON, ON. -  Mykal Donald and Willie Mboko scored touchdowns, as the St. Joseph's Rams eliminated the St. Andre Bessette Bulldogs, with a 28-7 win, in a District senior football quarter-final, at St. Andre Bessette. Luke Ainsworth kicked two field goals and Jack Ainsworth booted a single, for the Rams. St. Joe's defence held the Bulldogs scoreless, until a touchdown, with only 10 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. The Rams face London STA, in a semi-final, at TD Stadium, on Friday.

 

 

October 6, 2017

Last minute comeback lifts junior Rams over Titans

ST. THOMAS - The St. Joseph's Rams waited until the final two minutes, to rally for a 20-15 win over the Regina Mundi Titans, in London District junior football, at St. Joseph's high school. Rams' Jackson Miller and Cameron Fast scored touchdowns within 37 seconds of each other, with only 1:33 remaining in the fourth quarter. The Titans had taken a 15-7 lead, earlier in the quarter. Rayden Aphayuong had first quarter major for the Rams, who improve to 2-1.

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October 6, 2017

Offence stalls for St. Joe's seniors in loss to RMC

ST. THOMAS - The St. Joseph's Rams' offence was never able to get on track in a 14-3 loss, to the Regina Mundi Collegiate Titans, in London District senior football, at St. Joseph's high school.
St. Joe's led 3-0, at half-time, on a single and a safety. But the offence struggled without starting quarterback Alex Craig, out with an injury. Titan running back Otito Nwaogu took over in the second half, with yards gained on the ground and a pair of touchdowns.

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September 28, 2017

Foster throws four TD's as Stamps' win big

AYLMER, ON. –  Drew Foster tossed four touchdown passes, leading the Parkside Stampeders, over the East Elgin Eagles, 26-2, in Thames Valley Region Athletics (TVRA) senior football, at East Elgin Secondary school. Foster twice hit Brad Grignard, including a play for 105 yards. Foster also found Ash O'Connor and Rowan Jones, on plays that led to the end zone. The Stampeders successfully converted TD's twice. The Eagles picked up a point on a rouge and a single from a missed field goal.

 

September 10, 2017

Peewee Hawks devour Rams on minor football opening day

LONDON, ON. -  The St. Thomas Hawks' peewee team kicked off the 2017 London Minor Football Association season, devouring the Rams, 56-14, at City Wide Fields.
Joey Crevits, Brady Lidster, Will Kervin and Liam McGuigan, combined for seven touchdowns. Lidster, the Hawks' quarterback and kicker, also made good on all seven two-point converts. Leading 8-6 after one quarter and 32-14 at half-time, the Hawks tore up the Rams in the second half.
Both St. Thomas tyke and atom teams lost to the Rams.

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May 17, 2017

Medeiros brings home the Grey Cup

ST. THOMAS –  Zack Medeiros returned his hometown with one of the most prestigious trophies in Canadian sports. In November, the graduate of St. Joseph's high school played in one of the most memorable Grey Cup games, as the kicker for the champion Ottawa Red Blacks.

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November 22, 2016

CASS ends Titans' undefeated season in title game

LONDON, ON -  A fourth quarter 72-yard touchdown run by Roje Anderson, secured a Woodstock College Avenue Knights shocking 29-21 win, over the previously undefeated Central Elgin Titans, in the TVRA Varsity football final, at TD Stadium. The Knights stormed out with 22 unanswered points, all in the second quarter. Then the Titans replied with a run of their own, scoring 21 consecutive points in just 10 minutes.

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November, 17, 2016

Promising start goes array

LONDON, ON. - It was the start the St. Joseph’s Rams hoped for, grabbing early momentum by scoring first, thanks to a Mykal Donald first quarter touchdown. But the London CCH Crusaders would spoil the day, winning the London District senior football final, 22-14, at TD Stadium.

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November, 17, 2016

Rams score but drop District Junior final

LONDON, ON. - The St. Joseph’s Rams may have lost the London District junior football final, but they did something against London CCH, no other team could manage all season - reach the end zone. CCH capped an undefeated season, with a 45-14 win, at City Wide Field.

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November 17, 2016

Vikings blank Eagles in TVRA Junior football final

LONDON, ON -  An undefeated season came to an end for the East Elgin Eagles, shutout by the Lucas Vikings, 35-0, in the Thames Valley Regional junior football final, at City Wide Fields.

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November 10, 2016

Titan brotherhood dominates gridiron semi-final clash

ST. THOMAS -  Ethan Howick rushed for three touchdowns, as the Central Elgin Titans ran over the Woodstock Huron Park Huskies, 41-6, in a TVRA Varsity football semi-final, at Central Elgin Collegiate Institute. Jake Rick, Jordan Bennett and Rod Gutmanis, also scored TD's for the Titans, who remain undefeated this season.

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