Danforth volleyball team looking for fifth city title

Danforth’s co-ed volleyball team had to dig extra deep for their May 1 win over North Toronto. The game went a full five sets after Danforth, facing a loss, pushed back with a series of deep-court spikes. “We started off slow, but we managed to pull through,” said Limay Hu, a Grade 11 student and […]

Beaches Jr. A prepare for home opener

No matter what the temperature is outside, the ice will melt at Ted Reeve Arena this week and clear the floor for lacrosse. It’s Canada’s summer sport, and on this side of town no one plays it better than the Toronto Beaches. The Junior A team signs players from all over the city and Ontario. […]

Sports Shorts

The Ted Reeve Thunder Minor Atom AA team won their City Championship against the Mississauga Terriers. The team had an incredible season, winning 73 games, while losing only five and tying in four. The team also used their dedication and respect for each other, their opponents and the game itself to win three major tournaments […]

Spring Sprint warms up the boardwalk

Braving early morning snow and a cold wind, 604 runners and walkers laced up for the 27th Beaches Spring Sprint along the beaches boardwalk on April 5. Organized by the volunteer advisory council of the Beaches Recreation Centre, the all-ages fun run raises money for new fitness equipment and renovations projects. Proceeds from this year’s […]

Variety Village Synchro Club flies high

Stroke by stroke, the Variety Village Synchro Club is flying higher than ever. Swimming to a jungle beat, Variety’s Tiger team of 13 to 15 year-olds roared to gold in a Montreal pool last month – the first national title in the club’s 24-year history. Variety swiped even more medals as Emily Armstrong and Teghyn […]

Malvern boys win city hockey title

After a season of squeakers, Malvern’s boys hockey team scored a roaring 4-1 victory over Silverthorn CI on March 4 to win the city championship. It was the Black Knights’ first banner win in boys hockey since 2005. “We’re peaking at the right time,” said head coach and Malvern teacher Doug Underwood, noting how well […]

Tough guys take a fall for Variety

[flagallery gid=29 name=”Squared Circle Wrestling”]. Nearly every ringside seat at Variety Village had a young fan squirming in it when The Fraternity swaggered into the building on Jan. 25. Sporting preppy clothes and Ivy League ‘tude, the three Squared Circle wrestlers got boos when they tried to haul away the referee and wipe out their […]

Runners wake up to 2014 Hair of the Dog

More than 100 brave souls met 2014 by powering through a -20 wind chill at the Balmy Beach Club’s 34th annual Hair of the Dog Fun Run and Walk on New Year’s Day. “It was awesome,” said Colin Campbell, who had the fastest time in the 9 km run along the beaches boardwalk and Martin […]