Good Luck to all Panther Student-Athletes as they focus on academic achievement over the next few days of semester one examinations.
Those missing Garnet & Gold Action can check out the postings below as they wait for the resumption of high school competitions.
Local Sports Source:
All fans of KASSAA sports should bookmark - www.sportkingston.ca
Claude Scilley is developing a web site focused on covering Kingston area high school sport.
You'll find stories detailing several boys basketball games, including the Memorial, often posted the same evening as the contest. Within in the site you can search for previously posted stories. This site is working to fill a noticable void in the coverage of local sports. Please support it.
OFSAA Bulletin - MacDougall Sisters:
OFSAA publishes a magazine, The Bulletin, detailing many different aspects of high school sport throughout the Province of Ontario. The most recent edition included a story about Regiopolis-Notre Dame OFSAA Gold Medal winning sisters, Branna and Brogan MacDougall. See the Story - Click Here.
Twitter : @RNDAthletics:
Over first semester the RND Athletic department has been attempting to expand it's coverage of all things Garnet & Gold by utilizing Twitter@RNDAthletics. The RND Scoreboard web site has a integrated Twitter window and Panther Fans are encouraged to become followers of the Garnet & Gold @RNDAthletics.
Twitter : @KASSAA_Sports:
KASSAA is working to expand it's reach. Get all the latest KASSAA notices by following @KASSAA_Sports
One Shot from a Sweep on Thursday01.16.15
Senior Girls Volleyball: The Panthers remain undefeated on the year after a convincing win against Holy Cross 3-0 (25-20,25-18,25-14). Leftside Norah Lloyd-Ellis continued to prove why she is one of the best players in the senior loop with 14 kills. Player of the game Annie Kennedy made some great decisions and wound up with 13 assists. Libero Alex Gilmour played her best game of the year and started the Panther offence with her great passing.
Junior Girls Volleyball:
The Junior Panthers continue to improve and played a strong game on their home court versus Holy Cross. RND swept their rivals 3 - 0 go into the examination break with a KASSAA regular season record of 8 -- 0.
The 26th Annual Memorial 01.16.15
There were numerous "winners" at the 2015 Memorial last night at Holy Cross. The crowd came away satisfied with entertaining and high quality basketball action in both the Junior and Senior contests. Fans were also
entertained by the Toronto "Raptor" who teased officials and players, tossed T-shirts and "devoured" some spectators.
RND fell just short of a win in the Junior contest, dropping a 48-46 decision. However the game displayed
the improving play of the Panther Junior Boys Basketball squad.
The Senior Boys Basketball team produced their most complete game of the year, so far, rallying from an early deficit and then effectively holding an advantage and closing out an important win 61-56. You can see a complete story about the Memorial Senior Game on www.sportkingston.ca
However, the biggest winner last night was the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario as the Catholic High School communities of the Kingston area again combined forces to raise awareness and funds in support of those Fighting Cancer. After 26 years the depth of commitment and energy displayed by the many people who volunteer their talents to this great event is a testiment to it's founder Paul Halligan and his good friend Peter Carty. Thank you to everyone who helped out and contributed. See you next year in the CND gym at Regiopolis-Notre Dame.
Good Luck to all the Student-Athletes of the Panther Athletic Program.
The 26th Annual Memorial 01.14.15
A traditional highlight of the high school sports season, the Memorial Boys Basketball games between Regiopolis-Notre Dame and Holy Cross will take place Thursday at Holy Cross. The Junior contest tips at 6:00 with the Senior tilt following at 8:00.
In addition to competing for basketball bragging rights Kingston's two Catholic high schools fight
to raise money to support the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario with a total of in excess of $330 000 begining donated over the 26 years from the different activities that are tied to the event.
RND fans can catch some KASSAA Girls Volleyball in the CND gym (Senior 3:30-Junior 5:00) before heading west to pack the HC gym in Garnet and Gold. In addition to the noise and spirit that has made RND fans famous, the Toronto Raptors Mascot is headed to Kingston to lend his support to the Memorial.
You can see more information and history of this great event on the web pages dedicated to the Memorial on the RND Scoreboard web site - Click Here.
On The Road Tuesday 01.13.15
Junior Girls Volleyball: The Junior Girls Volleyball team won today versus Marie Rivier 3 sets to 0. Adrienne Graham led the team with 9 service aces, Grace Taugher used her newly acquired blocking skills to lead the team with 7 blocks, Maddy O'Coin did a great job swinging from the left side, and Sophie Thornburn passed extremely well throughout the entire match. Great job girls!
Junior Boys Basketball: A solid team effort saw the RND Panthers cruise to a 53-29 victory over the Bayridge Blazers. Tough defence saw RND jump out to a 29-6 halftime lead, and the Panthers wouldn't look back. Matt Nowak (12 pts) led all scorers, while Simon Amey and Michael Rowsell chipped in 10 points each in the victory. RND High Scorers: Matt Nowak - 12 pts, Simon Amey - 10 pts, Michael Rowsell - 10 pts.
Senior Girls Volleyball: The RND senior girls teamed struggled at times today with first contact but came away with a 3-1 (25-14,27-25,21-25,25-14) win over Marie Rivier.
2015 - Back to Work 01.06.15
Junior Girls Volleyball: The RND Junior Girls were back at it again winning 3 sets to 0 on Thursday night. Emma McLean showed great veteran leadership, serving for multiple service points and keeping the team motivated, while middle Grace Taugher lead the team with 11 kills.
Junior Boys Basketball: A balanced effort from all players saw the Panthers see off the QECVI Red Raiders in the first game after the Christmas break. Matt Nowak led all scorers with 17 points, while rookie Nick Vallier chipped in 10 points of his own. RND High Scorers: Matt Nowak - 17 pts, Nick Vallier - 10 pts.
Senior Girls Volleyball: RND returned after the holidays a bit sluggish but was able to work through some of the kinks with their straight set victory over QECVI (25-6,25-11,25-12). Alex Gilmour was the player of the game with 4 kills and 5 digs while setter Hailey Wolfgram had 3 assists.
Senior Boys Basketball: Early on both teams struggled to shake off the rust from the Christmas Holiday. The Panthers found their tempo in the second quarter when their defensive organization forced QECVI into some difficult possessions. RND allowed only 4 points in the second frame and with contributions from the entire squad closed out a 59 - 40 victory. RND High Scorers: Duncan Lambert - 18, Eli Deluzio - 9
Boys Hockey: RND prevailed 4-0 today against a feisty team from Bayridge. Matthieu Hallé led the offence with a couple of goals; Callum Tomlin and Dexter Hughson also scored for the Panthers. Denver Torfason stood tall in the Panther's net to preserve the shutout. Next up, big games vs. LSS and Napanee. Scoring: Matthieu Hallé 2 goals,
Callum Tomlin 1 goal,
Dexter Hughson 1 goal,
Adam Kim, Luke Donovan, Kelli Hawley, Mitch Larabie, Jarrett Roantree, Justin Saba - 1 Assist each,
Curtis Marrison - 2 assists.
Wednesday Wrestling in Trenton 12.17.14
Despite the fog and rain yesterday, Santa made his way to the Trenton HS Invitational Wrestling meet and delivered a whole lot of medals to the Regi Wrestling team. Gold medals for Alan Kiloran, RJ Brazeau, Benny Zahra and mighty Matt Jansen The lone Silver medal went to Hannah Wilson while Bronze medalist were Kaitlyn Myles, Seth Hunt, Matt Burgess and Ben Selkirk. Strong performances turned in by Michael Melnyk, Jaqueline Santos, Joseph Hamilton and a gutsy performance by an injured, yet game, Peter Medeiros.
Western Hawks Test RND 12.16.14
Senior Boys Basketball: RND forced several turnovers early in the contest and cashed in with transition lay-ups to push out to a 22 - 5 advantage. The Golden Hawks countered early in the second frame to draw within 8. But just before half RND went on a run triggered by two corner three pointers by Enzo Romeo to again stretch out the advantage. The second half was a sloppy affair with too many turnovers and fouls. However the Panthers closed out a convincing win and now look forward to a Christmas break.
Junior Boys Basketball: RND closed out the pre-Christmas portion of the KASSAA schedule with a 67-37 win over NDSS. The game was blown open in the third quarter as Nick Elliott and Braiden Patry added some much needed energy and scoring. RND High Scorers: Matt Nowak - 13 points, Nick Elliott - 11 points, Braiden Patry - 10 points, Simon Amey - 10 points
Senior Girls Volleyball:The Panthers remained undefeated on the year with a straight set victory over Napanee (25-13,25-8,27-25). Setter Annie Kennedy had 14 assists while Player of the Game Norah Lloyd Ellis had 6 kills and 18 service points.
Junior Girls Volleyball:The RND Panthers improved to 5-0 on the season defeating Napanee 3 games to 0.
Girls Hockey: The Lady Panthers had a strong game where they controlled the play for the majority of the game. The Panthers defence was able to hold ESS to less than 10 shots while compiling over 40 shots on the ESS net. Alexis Pereira had a strong debut in net for RND posting a 4 - 0 shut out win. RND High Scorers: Mairead Corrigan 1G 1A,
Katelyn Sherboneau 1G 1A,
Lilly Dickson 1G 1A,
Madison Kyle 1G,
Alyssa Cordeiro 1A,
Zoey Perault 1.
A Mid-Town Opponent on Thursday 12.11.14
Senior Boys Basketball: The Panthers pounced on the Loyalist Lancers in the first quarter opening up an 18 - 7 gap in the frame behind 12 points from Duncan Lambert. From then on RND remained focused on both ends of the court and were assisted by some hot outside shooting going 8 for 16 from outside the arc. 11 Panthers scored in the game.
Junior Boys Basketball: Piers Elms paced the RND half court attack with 32 points against LCVI. The Panthers moved to 2-1 on the season with a 59 - 40 victory.
Senior Girls Volleyball: The RND Panthers were both good and bad at times in defeating the Lancers from Loyalist 3 games to 1 (25-15,25-18,22-25,25-15). Left side Norah Lloyd Ellis showed once again why she is one of the best players in the senior loop leading RND with 11 kills. Rookies Hailey Wolfgram and Logan Rooks played solids matches combining for 10 kills and 18 service points.
Junior Girls Volleyball: With a great team effort on the court and the bench the Regi Junior Girls Volleyball Team was able to overcome a slow start and win 3 sets to 0 against LCVI. With great passing and 15 service points Emma McLean lead the team, while Chloe Cabral lead the team with 10 kills. Great job girls!
Puck Panthers Take it Up a Notch 12.10.14
The precocious Panthers go into the Christmas break with three consecutive wins under their belts. Mitch Larabie led a balanced Panther attack with a hat trick in their win over Ernestown. The H2K line (Halle, Hughson and Kim) found the net six times on the afternoon. Zac Greenlees rounded out the scoring for RND. Next up for the youthful Panther squad is the indomitable and seasoned RND staff team at the M-Centre next Tuesday. The young Panthers will have to bring their A-game next week, to be sure.
Panthers Take Centre Stage 12.09.14
Boys Hockey: RND moved to 2 and 0 on the season with a victory over the Golden Eagles at the Invista Centre. Speed and puck movement proved the difference for the Panthers as they notched six unanswered third period goals. Mathieu Hallé led the way with a hat trick; Dexter Hughson had a 6 point game (1G, 5A) and Denver Torfason was solid in net for the Garnet and Gold. A great team effort. Next up, the Panthers close out the 2014 portion of the season against Ernestown. RND High Scorers: Mathieu Hallé - 3 G,
Justin Saba - 1 G, 2A,
Elliot McDermott - 1G, 2A,
Dexter Hughson - 1G, 5A,
Curtis Marrison, Adam Tripp, Mitchell Larabie, Josh Andrews - 1A,
Adam Kim - 2G, 1A,
Mason Baker - 1G, 1A
Junior Boys Basketball: Out in Odessa the game was tied 9-9 after the first quarter. RND outscored ESS 17-4 in second quarter with baskets by seven different players. The breakout quarter created an advantage that solid Panther defence never let waiver. RND closed out a 46 - 27. RND High Scorers: Michael Rowsell- 10,
Matt Nowak - 8,
Carson Payne - 8.
Senior Girls Volleyball: The RND Panthers played a strong match tonight in defeating Ernestown 3-0 (25-14,25-21,25-13). Leftside Norah Lloyd-Ellis had 7 kills while Jasmine Zahra continued her great serving with 23 service points. Setters Alex Demers and Annie Kennedy combined for 20 assists.
Junior Girls Volleyball: The Regi Junior Girls Volleyball Team played their best team game of the year, as every player contributed to the win. Grace Taugher led the team at the net with 13 kills and 3 blocks, while rookie Adrienne Graham was dominant from the service line with 17 service points.
Thursday Battles With the Black Knights 12.04.14
Senior Boys Basketball: In RND's home opener both squads came out at a torrid pace putting up 32 combined points in the first 8 minutes. The shooting cooled off after that and RND went into halftime with a 25 - 23 advantage. Lasalle opened the half with a quick 6 - 0 run and the contest see-sawed back and forth until the final minutes. A couple of turnovers that lead to transition layups and a big three pointer by Nick Savoie with 90 seconds left helped give the Panthers the win. RND High Scorer: Duncan Lambert - 23.
Junior Girls Volleyball: After a slow start, losing the first two sets, the RND Junior Panthers never gave up and found some much needed energy on the court and the bench. Energy and serving became the backbone for winning the next 3 sets, especially in the 5th set winning 15-1. With confidence and leadership from Natasha Blanchet and Emma McLean serving for multiple point runs, it made the difference in team positivity and play. Great job girls for never giving up and playing every point!
The Lasalle Junior Girls volleyball team scrabbled very well in the first two sets, and served very tough throughout the match.
Senior Girls Volleyball: RND improved to 2-0 on the year with a straight set victory (25-12,25-19,25-14) over LaSalle utilizing a whole team effort. Left side Hailey Wolfgram led Regi with 6 kills and 4 blocks. Setter Annie Kennedy led RND with 14 assists.
Terrific Tuesday Trifecta 12.02.14
Boys Hockey: The first game of the season for both squads saw back and forth play before Regi began to take the game over with a heavy forecheck and good puck movement. By the middle of the 3rd period the Panthers had the Blues on the ropes 3-0 but missed on a penalty shot that would have sewed up the victory. KCVI then began a late game push and generated different scoring chances on a Panther team that almost forgot to finish the game. In the end, KC popped one goal before the final whistle to make it a 3-1 victory for RND. RND High Scorers: Justin Saba 2 goals,
Mathieu Halle 1 goal,
Adam Kim 2 assists,
Zac Greenlees 1 assist.
Senior Girls Volleyball: The RND Senior girls volleyball team played their first match of the year and came away with a straight set victory over Bayridge 3 games to 0, (25-15,25-11,25-21). Leftsides Norah Lloyd-Ellis and Logan Rook combined for 14 kills while setter Alex Demers led Regi with 15 assists.
Junior Girls Volleyball: The RND Panthers won their first match of the year against a good Bayridge team 3 games to 1 (25-22, 18-25, 25-18,25-20). Leftside Emma McClean led Regi with 12 kills and 14 service points while setter Natasha Blanchet had 20 assists.
KASSAA Opening Game - Girls Hockey Win 12.01.14
In an excellent start to the season for the Panthers the Girls Hockey squad defeated the Bayridge Blazers 6 - 0. The Panthers enjoyed scoring from all lines and a shutout from Grade 9 goaliekeeper Ameleah Planetta in her debut in the Garnet & Gold. RND High Scorers: Madison Kyle 1G 1A,
Lilly Dickson 1G 1A,
Kassidy Ford 1G 1A,
Emily Hart 1G,
Mairead Corrigan 1G 1A,
Sam Kim 1G.
Winter Warriors Take Over 11.29.14
After one of the most successful Fall Sports seasons in recent memory the Winter Sports Student-Athletes at Regiopolis-Notre Dame now take to the court, ice and pool.
Panther fans should be reminded of a few points and policies that can be particularly helpful during the long Winter Season.
Game Schedules: Are posted on this web site and at www.kassaa.ca. These are the only "Official" versions of the league schedules and changes will happen on-line. Please DO NOT print copies of the schedule as they may be inaccurate after on-line changes occur.
Inclement Weather: If weather or bussing cancellations occur, information about after school programming (practices and games) will be posted on-line using this web site, the school's general web site; www.reginotredame.ca and www.kassaa.ca
The RND Scoreboard: With the long and often interrupted winter season, the RND Scoreoboard web site is the most reliable and up to date source for information about RND Panther Athletic Programming. See; rosters, game schedules, practice schedules, tournament planning, game results, action pictures, live web casts and more at www.rnd-panthers.com
of proud Panthers are adding to RND's reputation for athletic excellence.
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most recent successes of the Garnet & Gold