March 10, 2022
DORCHESTER, Ont. - There was little time wasted as the Dorchester Beavers completed an undefeated season. Only three games were needed as the Beavers swept aside the West Elgin Wildcats, 25-18, 25-15, 25-14, to capture the Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) 1-A South-East senior girls volleyball title, in front of a home crowd, at Lord Dorchester Secondary school.
October 12, 2021
LONDON, Ont. - The Medway Cowboys not only ran the table they kept it clean. Sid Arts scored the lone goal as the Cowboys blanked the Parkside Stampeders, 1-0, in the game featuring the two top teams from the round robin, at Thames Valley Region Athletics field hockey, at City Wide Sport Park. Medway never allowed a goal going 8-0 over the seven team two-day tournament.
Parkside finished with a record of 5-2-1. The East Elgin Eagles were 3-2-1 in the round robin. In the consolation final, the Central Elgin Titans fell 2-0 to the Strathroy Saints.
October 6, 2021
LONDON, Ont. - Their return to the field will be brief. Following a layoff due to the pandemic, seven high school teams returned Tuesday for their first action in almost two years at City Wide Sports Park.
Seven teams, including the Parkside Stampeders, Central Elgin Titans, West Elgin Wildcats and East Elgin Eagles, played four games each, on day one of a two day round robin tournament for the Thames Vally Regional Athletics (TVRA).
The round robin continues Tuesday, October 13, followed by championship and consolation semifinals and finals.
July 13, 2020
WEST LORNE, ON. - Here is the West Elgin Wildcats' senior female athlete of the year.
June 28, 2020
WEST LORNE, ON. - The West Elgin Wildcats recognize their top athletes and athletic achievements for their 2019/20 high school sports year. Lydia Jocius is the Wildcats' senior female Athlete of the Year. Karter Rowsom and Ella Mairleitner are the male and female junior athletes of the year.
September 17, 2019
DORCHESTER, ON. - It is a new look for the Thames Valley Region Association (TVRA) South-East division. For the first time at the senior level for girls' basketball and boys' volleyball, there is a combined regular season schedule for the 1A and AA schools. The Parkside Stampeders, the lone 3A school in the South-East region, have moved to the Central Division. Senior girls' basketball in the South-East has 10 teams, including the Arthur Voaden Vikings, Central Elgin Titans, Dorchester Beavers, East Elgin Eagles and West Elgin Wildcats. The same local schools have senior boys volleyball teams.
April 30, 2019
LONDON, ON. - The Elgin East Eagles' ladies doubles team of Selecia Wall and Ella Cattryse
was the top result for Thames Valley Region Athletics (TVRA) South-East, at the Western Ontario Secondary School Athletic Association (WOSSAA) junior badminton championships, at Saunders Secondary School. Cattryse and Wall placed fifth, with a record of 3-2.
St. Joseph's Ram Connor Dupuis also went 3-2 in men's singles. Dupius was the silver medalist at the District championships, losing the final match, two games to one to a London Christian player.
Going 2-2 at WOSSAA were both Eagles' Rachel Sawatzky and Central Elgin Titan Sherah Kuiper, in ladies' singles and Dorchester's Leaha Johnston and Eric McLellen, in mixed doubles.
April 25, 2019
STRATHROY, ON. - Their remarkable career came to end just short of their desired goal. West Elgin Wildcats' girls' doubles team of Ashley Tucker and Katie Bradshaw placed fourth, for the second consecutive season, at the WOSSAA senior badminton championships, at Strathroy DCI. Tucker and Bradshaw were the top result from the TVRA South-East division, finishing with a record of 3-2.
April 24, 2019
ST. THOMAS - Rachel Sawatzky (girls' singles), Selecia Wall and Ella Cattrysse (girls' doubles) led the East Elgin Eagles to the team title, at the Thames Valley Region Athletics (TVRA) South-East Division junior badminton championships, at Parkside C.I. East Elgin led the way taking eight of the 20 total qualifying positions, also including Cameron Wall (boys' singles) and Kayla Voros and Jayden Vansevenant (mixed doubles).
Dorchester's mixed doubles team of Leaha Johnson and Eric McLellan won gold, defeating Voros and Vansevenant in the final.
April 16, 2019
TILLSONBURG, ON. - There was no surprise with West Elgin Wildcats' Katie Bradshaw and Ashley Tucker repeating as ladies doubles champions.
Bradshaw and Tucker led the Wildcats to the team title, at the Thames Valley Region Athletics (TVRA) South-East senior badminton championships, at Glendale high school.
Dorchester's Kyle Morris and Victoria Quance are the mixed doubles champions.
April 11, 2019
GLENCOE, ON. - The Parkside Stampeders won two of five divisions, while West Elgin Wildcats' girls doubles team of Ashley Tucker and Katie Bradshaw repeated as champions, at the Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) South Division senior badminton championships, at Glencoe District high school. The top four in each division, advance to the South-East tournament, at Glendale high school, in Tillsonburg, on Tuesday, April 16th.
February 8, 2019
WOODSTOCK, ON. - The Lord Dorchester Beavers never dropped a game on their way to capturing the Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) South-East single-A junior girls' volleyball title, defeating the Central Elgin Titans in the final,
25-19, 25-20, 25-22, at Woodstock Collegiate Institute.
In senior action, the Woodstock CI Red Devils, the class of the East Division all season steamed through the playoffs, capping it with a three games to none sweep of the West Elgin Wildcats in the final. .
December 13, 2018
ST. THOMAS – The CentraNash Williams poured in a game high 23 points as the Voaden Vikings defeated the West Elgin Wildcats, 62-33, in TVRA boys' basketball at Voaden.
Nathan Graham had 15 points for the home team, while Danny Dasilva chipped in with seven. Hunter Chappel led the Wildcats with 16 points.
The Vikings took both meetings against the Wildcats this season, winning 51-38 at West Elgin, December 5
June 22, 2018
WEST LORNE, ON. - Mallory Hooghiem, left and Matt Woods, are the West Elgin Wildcats' female and male senior athletes of the year for 2017/18, while Tyler Mosher and Lydia Jocius, are the Wildcats' junior athletes of the year.
May 25, 2018
LONDON, ON. – The Dorchester and Elgin County area had seven athletes win 11 gold medals, led by the Central Elgin Titans with five to call their own, at the WOSSAA track and field championships, at TD Stadium. Titan Tayah De Sousa brought home two gold medals, winning both the midget women's 80-metre hurdles and long jump, while Hannah Onyema took top spot in midget women's shot put and discus. Hayden Bell won senior men's high jump.
Parkside Stampeder Michael Roth is a triple champion, the fastest in the junior men's 300 and 400 metres races and 300-metre hurdles. Fellow Stampeder Arthur Stanat, tossed out the farthest throws in both midget men's shot put and discus. East Elgin Eagle Hallee Knelsen won both the midget women's 800 and 1500 metre races. Dorchester's Abby Downing leaped to the midget women's pole vault title.
May 18, 2018
LONDON, ON. – From the Lord Dorchester Beavers capturing the men's and women's 1A overall team titles, to multiple gold medalists, including athletes with their first career wins, highlights were plenty, at the Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) track and field championships, at TD Stadium. Hannah Onyema led the Central Elgin Titans, tossing out the best distances in midget women's shot put and discus. The top 10 in each event, advance to the WOSSAA meet, back at TD Stadium, May 24/25.
May 14, 2018
ST. THOMAS – For the fourth consecutive year, the St. Joseph's Rams captured the Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) tennis team title.
The Rams won men's singles (Alex Craig) and mixed doubles (Addie Mailhout & Jack Ainsworth) titles and placed second in men's doubles (Sam Hardy & Denys Reid) and mixed doubles (Bryce Mailhot & Olivia Tasker). Central Elgin Titans' Emma Blewett and Holly Monteith won women's doubles and West Elgin Wildcat Taylor Schnekenburger won ladies' singles.
May 5, 2018
ST. THOMAS – Following a one year absence after being cancelled due to weather, the Kettle Creek Invitational track and field meet, hosted by the St. Thomas Legion Club, had near perfect conditions this day. The wind was brisk at times, but the sun shined and the temperatures were ideal for athletes preparing for the upcoming championship meets, starting with the Thames Valley Regional, May 16-17.
April 26, 2018
LONDON, ON. – Blake Willmore, from Parkside Collegiate Institute, accomplished his goal of a top four performance, placing third, in men's singles, at the WOSSAA junior badminton championship, at Saunders secondary school. Medway won the men's singles title, defeating London CCH, the only two competitors to beat Willmore, who finished with a 4-2 record.
The East Elgin Eagles ladies' doubles team of Abby DeCoutere and Mackenzie Wiebe, tied for seventh, with a 2-2 record. CCH won the team title, edging Listowel District Collegiate.
April 23, 2018
TILLSONBURG, ON – Their time put in at practice is paying off for the East Elgin Eagles. Led by their WOSSAA qualifiers, Kayla Voros and Rachel Sawatzky, in girls' singles and four doubles teams, the East Elgin Eagles won Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) South-East Division junior badminton team title.
April 19, 2018
STRATHROY, ON. – Katie Bradshaw and Ashley Tucker have established themselves as one of the top female doubles team, finishing fourth at the Western Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Association (WOSSAA) senior badminton championships, at Strathroy DCI.
April 18, 2018
ST. THOMAS – The East Elgin Eagles had 11 top four results, at least two from each division, at the Thames Valley Regional Association (TVRA) South Division junior badminton championships, at Parkside Collegiate Institute. The top four in each of the five divisions, advanced to the TVRA South-East tournament, at Glendale high school, in Tillsonburg, Monday, April
At College Avenue secondary school, in Woodstock, the Lord Dorchester Beavers won the team title.
April 17, 2018
ST. THOMAS – West Elgin Wildcats' girls' doubles team of Katie Bradshaw and Ashley Tucker won gold at the TVRA South-East senior badminton championships.
April 12, 2018
GLENCOE, ON – The East Elgin Eagles won three of the five divisions, at the Thames Valley Regional Association (TVRA) South Division senior badminton championships, at Glencoe District high school. The top four in each division, advance to the TVRA South-East tournament, at Parkside Collegiate Institute, Monday, April 16th. The Eagles led the South with seven athletes qualifying.
October 19, 2017
SPRINGWATER, ON. – Hallee Knelsen is a Tri-County champion. The East Elgin secondary school runner won the midget girls' race, at the Thames Valley Region Athletics (TVRA) Tri-County cross-country championships, at
the Springwater Conservation Area. Knelsen was the lone individual race champion, from Elgin County-Dorchester, however, local schools dominated the team divisions.
St. Joe's took the overall boys and girls' team titles, led by their first place senior boys and senior girls' teams..
October 12, 2017
SPRINGWATER, ON. – Runners
from across the Thames Valley Region had the opportunity to check the terrain
and the competition, at the annual Springwater Invitational cross country meet.
Actually, at Springwater Conservation Area, the site for both TVRA Tri-County and Central division cross-country championships next week, the terrain may be tougher than any opponent.
September 21, 2017
UNION, ON. – The West Elgin Wildcats (Owen Lunn, Josh McQuade, Connor Grexton, Gavin Lunn) won the 'B' flight title, at the Thames Valley Region Athletics (TVRA) Tri-County boys' golf championship, at the St. Thomas Golf and Country Club.
May 25, 2017
EXETER, ON. – The West Elgin Wildcats are WOSSAA A boys' soccer silver medalists. Strathroy Holy Cross won the gold medal final, defeating West Elgin, 3-1.
In the semi-finals, West Elgin edged London Westminster, 3-2.
May 19, 2017
LONDON, ON. – Cole Barnes, Hayden Bell, Emma McKnight, Olivia Robinson, Sara Ashby and Katie and Megan Beaudry, all share something in common. Each won an event, at the Western Ontario Secondary School Athletic Association (WOSSAA) track and field championships, at TD Stadium.
May 18, 2017
WEST LORNE, ON. – Hannah Vickers scored twice to lead the Dorchester Beavers in a 4-0 silencing of Glencoe, in the Thames Valley Region Athletics (TVRA) 1A South-East girls' soccer final, at West Elgin secondary school. Avery Dance and Lauren Gellner, on a penalty kick, also scored. Julie Piper picked up the shutout.
In the boys' final, West Elgin won on home turf, downing Dorchester, 4-1.
May 3, 2017
WOODSTOCK, ON. – Three top five results led the West Elgin Wildcats at the Woodstock Spring Classic track and field meet, at College Avenue secondary school. Ryan Paradis, in the midget boys' 3000 metres (10:29.95) and Matt Greidanus, in junior boys' javelin (39.06 metres), both place third. Terel Scott was fourth, in senior boys' javelin (36.72m).
May 12, 2017
LONDON, ON. – Elgin County schools still had their share of highlights, merging with London schools, in the newly formed TVRA track and field championships, at TD Stadium.
April 27, 2017
LONDON. ON. – The West Elgin Wildcats' girls' doubles team of Ashley Tucker and Katie Bradshaw are WOSSAA champions. Bradshaw and Tucker went undefeated, capping their run by beating Medway in the final, at the WOSSAA junior badminton championships, at Saunders high school.
April 19, 2017
ST. THOMAS – The West Elgin Wildcats and Lord Dorchester both have two champions, while the East Elgin Eagles qualified in each division, at the TVRA South-East division junior badminton championships, at Parkside CI. The top four in each of the five divisions, qualify for the Western Ontario Secondary School Athletic Association (WOSSAA) tournament April 27, at London Saunders.
April 13, 2017
ST. THOMAS – The West Elgin Wildcats won both the boy and girls' doubles titles, at the TVRA South Division junior badminton championships, at Parkside CI.
April 12, 2017
WOODSTOCK, ON – The East Elgin Eagles are taking their wings to the next level. East Elgin won two of the five divisions, en route to winning the team title, at the Thames Valley Region Athletics (TVRA) South-East senior badminton championships.
April 10, 2017
GLENCOE, ON – The East Elgin Eagles won three of the five divisions at the Thames Valley Region Athletics South conference senior badminton tournament.
Champions representing East Elgin were, Leo Centeno in men’s singles, the women’s doubles team of Kendra Cornelissen and Leah Moore and the mixed doubles team of Abby Taylor and Cooper Van Vlaanderen. Eagles’ Morgan Blair placed second, losing to Central Elgin Titans’ Miranda Gowdey, in the ladies’ singles final.
West Elgin Wildcats’ men’s doubles team of Garrett Dielman and Brandon Sadecky, beat Central Elgin’s Brady and Landon Johnstone, in the gold medal final.
The top four in each division, advance to the TVRA South-East championships. Central Elgin and West Elgin, each have five of the 20 total qualifying positions.
February 23, 2017
ST. MARYS, ON. – They are returning home with silver. The West Elgin Wildcats met a more talented team in the WOSSAA ‘A’ senior girls’ volleyball final, named the St. Marys Salukis. The host team won the gold medal and advances to OFSAA, following a three game sweep of the Wildcats, 25-8, 25-10, 25-17.
December 6, 2016
ST. THOMAS – Clayton Stark is Mr. Volleyball, for the Thames Valley Regional Athletics (TVRA) South-East Division. Stark helped the Parkside Stampeders win the TVRA South-East senior boys' AAA title and advance to the WOSSAA final. Stark, along with Cooper Van Vaanderen (East Elgin), Patrick Acres (West Elgin), Nathyn Smeets (St. Joe’s) and Jacob Nevilll (Arthur Voaden), were selected for the TVRA boys all-star volleyball game.
November 17, 2016
ST. THOMAS –
Teams from St. Thomas - Elgin County and
Dorchester high schools, brought home six medals from the WOSSAA tournaments for girls
basketball and boys volleyball.
Lord Dorchester was the lone champion, winning the senior girls A basketball championship, defeating St. Marys DCVI, 47-38.
The Parkside Stampeders made the senior girls’ AA basketball final, but lost to London Mother Teresa, 48-33.
At triple A basketball, the East Elgin Eagles won the bronze medal game at both the senior and junior levels. The senior Eagles beat London CCH, 42-30, after losing to London Lucas, 64-29, in their semi-final. Lucas features Sarah Donavan, who recently signed a letter of intent to attend Davidson College.
In volleyball, the Parkside Stampeders were AA silver medalists, losing the final to host Stratford Central.
East Elgin captured the bronze medal in AAA action, in a three game sweep of London CCH. The Eagles lost to the eventual champions, London Saunders, in the semi-finals.
The West Elgin Wildcats also took home bronze, dusting St. Marys DCVI, in three games, at the 'A' tournament.
November 7, 2016
DORCHESTER – The
bench played as much as the West Elgin starters. That's how one-sided this Thames Valley
Region senior girls basketball "A" playoff game was in favour, of the Lord Dorchester Beavers. Megan Beaudry
had a game high 10 points as the Beavers dumped the West Elgin Wildcats 36-8.
October 27, 2016
ST. THOMAS – Kenzie Fink scored 10 points and
Mallory Hoogheim had eight, in the West Elgin Wilcats 29-24 win at Arthur
Voaden, in TVRA senior girls' basketball.