Elementary School Track Meet
On June 12th we will be hosting a track and field meet for elementary school students. The meet will be very realy oriented with field events. Inquiries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org below is a link to the technical package.
On Thursday April 12th, Holy Cross hosted the second annual dodge ball tournament. Regi, KCVI, and Frontenac competed for two hours with the encouragement, school spirit, and motivation from friends and family. The event brought high schools in the community together and made for some friendly competition. Congratulations to Holy Cross and Frontenac for making it to the finals and especially to Frontenac who won the championship game. Another successful event!
Holy Cross taking part in the nationwide jersey day
On Thursday April 12, students are asked to sport a jersey or the green and yellow colours of the Humboldt junior hockey team to support and mourn the loss of the 15 players and coaching staff members that unfortunately passed away when their team bus collided with a tractor trailer just last week. This is a tragedy near and dear to our hearts and we send our thoughts and prayers to the Humboldt community, donations will be accepted in the foyer during lunch time.
Hockey Team Proves Themselves at Ontario Championships
This past week our Crusaders boys and girls hockey teams were in action at their respective OFSAA competitions. The girls team won one game but lost two games eliminating them from the tournament. The boys team however had a big run as the 12th seed team coming out with a silver medal. Losing one Round robin game against the first seed, Just barely clenching a playoff spot they won their quarter final and semi final games advancing them to the finals where unfortunately they came up short 3-1 but went home with an OFSAAsilver medal. Amazing season boys, Congratulations!
Crusaders in Action at OFSAA Championships
Over this past week our wrestling team and our senior boys basketball team battled Ontario's best at their respective OFSAA championships. The wrestling team sent 10 wrestlers to OFSAA in Windsor with top finishes from Tyson Fletcher receiving a silver medal, Brennan LaPlante Brady taking home a bronze medal and Jonathan Vecchio with a 6th place finish. The senior boys basketball team was also in Windsor and battled some top teams coming out on top in one of their games. Congratulations to our wrestling and basketball teams.
Inside Ride at Holy Cross
On April 6 Holy Cross will be hosting its annual inside ride top raise funds for cancer research. Teams consist of 6 bikers and each person is responsible for fundraising $50 each. Teams can pick up packages in the foyer all week and team captains must sign up their teams online, they can return their packages until March 26.
Local Talent Stays in Kingston
Four members of our senior boys football team committed to playing OUA football at the local Queens University. Jacob Jefferies, Tyson Fletcher, Matt McDonald, and Laurenio Sousa signed to become Gaels for the 2018-2019 season. Good luck with your future endevours!
Boys Hockey KASSAA Champions
Our Crusaders battled a tough game against the La Salle Black Knights to claim the KASSAA trophy in boys hockey 6-3. Goals were scored by Aidan Johnson (3), Arty Shiman, Evan Jamieson and Jarryd Herron. Up 4-0 after the first period the black knights fought back to close the gap to 5-2 but couldn't answer when the crusaders scored their sixth goal silencing the black knights and finishing the game. Good luck to the boys as they travel to St. Catherines for OFSAA on the 21st of March!
Crusaders at the Next Level
Congratulations to six Crusaders who are committed to playing athletics at the next level. Kiley Rodrigues committed to Arkansas State University to play division 1 golf, Drew Freake committed to McMaster University to play football in the OUA, Tyson Fletcher, Jacob Jefferies, and Matt McDonald committed to Queens University to play football in the OUA and Emily Fawcett committed to Guelph University for OUA track and Field.
Winter Sports Season Highlights
As our winter athletic season begins to wind down we have many teams advancing onto the next level. Unfortunately, our girls' volleyball teams had great seasons but
fell short of KASSAA finals. Our juniors lost to the La Salle Black Knights in their quarter final game 3-1 and our senior girls lost in their semifinal game in three straight sets to the eventual KASSAA champions the Sydenham Golden Eagles. Our boys' basketball teams had success in their quarter final games against Sydenham. The juniors beating the Golden Eagles 52-36, and the senior boys beating them in overtime 58-56. Unfortunately, they were both overmatched in their semifinal games with the juniors losing to the Frontenac Falcons 56-34 and the Seniors losing to the La Salle Black Knights 60-48. Our girls and boy's hockey teams are moving into quarterfinals both teams first in their regular season standings. The girl's hockey team face Bayridge on Tuesday February 20th at 2:30 and the boys also play Bayridge at 2:00 on Wednesday February 21st. Our badminton and wrestling teams are still practicing awaiting their Kassaa Championships where they hope to have multiple athletes advancing to EOSSAA.
Congratulations to the major award winners at the 2016-2017 athletic banquet!
Athletic Recognition Award - Melissa Jefferies & Maggie Besselink
Junior Male and Female Athlete of the Year - Reid Hulton & Meghan Jefferies
Senior Male and Female Athlete of the Year - Sydney Gauthier & Connor Quinton
Greg Hulse Leadership Award - Jared Griffith
Sports Leadership Award - Mr. Chambers, Mr. Kalleveig & Mr. Murphy
Outstanding Achievement Award - Tyson Fletcher, Connor Quinton, The 2016-2017 Cheerleading Team & Liam Steep
Bnai Brith Award - Kaeli McDonald & Jacob Laframboise
Ryan Perkin Award - Anna Greentree, Holly Hebert & Brandon Robbins