It's been a while since my last post, largely because not much has been going on.
District 8 schools returned to action on Monday in basketball, volleyball and hockey but as you're all very much aware, public high schools are still sidelined because of the ongoing labour dispute between teachers and the Ontario government.
District 8 will still crown champions and send them to CWOSSA and perhaps OFSAA competitions, but all victories beyond the local ones should carry sone sort of asterisk. They just won't mean as much with the majority of Ontario's high schools not participating.
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I'm still not sure whether OFSAA should actually stage championships during the winter season but that's the plan and one will be held just down the road.
The OFSAA wrestling championship will be held March 6-7 at Guelph's Sleeman Centre with the championship schedule to follow at a later date.
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Teams from two Cambridge schools have reached the Gore Mutual Ontario school curling championship that will be held Feb. 14-16 in Haliburton.
The girls team from St. Benedict (Sabrina Anderson, Elana Lachaine-Demarchi, Kirsten Leusink, Tess Wittmann and Veronica Reitmeier) and the boys team from Preston (Kieran Scott, Nathan Scott, Grant Fraser and Justin Fraser) advanced with victories at a regional playdown in Bradford this past weekend.
The Ontario Curling Association event is limited to eight high school teams from across Ontario.
Preston is competing because the team did not require a staff representative, just the go-ahead from the principal and an adult to supervise.
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