St. Lawrence College High School Summer League

This summer St. Lawrence College is hosting a summer league for high school age players. While not directly affiliated with our program, this may be of interest to some of our current and former players.

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National Volunteer Week

This is National Volunteer Week, and in recognition of that we are taking the opportunity to showcase some of the hundreds of volunteers that have made the league that Don Petersen started 64 years ago possible. All this week we will publish an album a day on the league Facebook page to thank our volunteers. Here are a few examples of what you will find in the Facebook albums. To all of our volunteers , past and present – You have been, and continue to be, difference makers in the community. Congratulations!!

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Looking Back

As we continue our preparations for the 65th season in the league that Don “Pete” Petersen built, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some old photos from our archives. Today on our Facebook Page we are featuring photos from the 2002-03 season, and more will be following in the weeks ahead. We hope you enjoy this reflection on the people, and especially the smiles, that make this such a special organization.

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Basketball Camps

Here is some information about basketball camps at St. Lawrence , Queen’s and Holy Cross. As more information comes to me about other options I will post it.

St. Lawrence College Small Ball

Mondays from 5-6:30 April 1 – May 27
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https://www.slcathletics.com/sports/2018/3/8/2018-vikings-small-ball.aspx

St. Lawrence College Basketball Camps

Grades 3-7 July 8-12
Grades 8-12 July 15-19
Paste this in your browser for more information: https://www.slcathletics.com/sports/2018/3/8/2018-vikings-basketball-camp.aspx

Queen’s University Basketball Camps

Players entering grades 2-5 August 12-16
Players entering grades 6-8 August 19-23

go to gogaelsgo.com for more information

Holy Cross Secondary School Summer Basketball Camp

Players in Grades 3-8 July 8-12 or August 12-16
Cost is $205
Contact Kelly Dixon at hcseniorgirlsbball@gmail.com or at 613 331-2177 for more information or to register.

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The Banquet

The Banquet

It is very easy to move on to the next season preparation after the year end banquet without taking a moment to thank the businesses and individuals that made a significant contribution to the success of the event. Some were acknowledged on the day of the event but not all. Our thanks to Todd Minicola for the lighting and on stage special effects; Mike Soo for once again supplying the sound system for the banquet; Chris and Colin Wilson at A World of Rentals for the front of stage scaffolding; Mulrooney Trucking for the CO2 tank used for the fog generation; Bridget Walker Payne of Desjardins Insurance for the stage props; our on stage dancers for the opening – Korra, Emmitt and one unknown dancer; our ticket and merchandise sellers Susan, Mary, Lisa, Sarah, and Nancy; our ticket separators Jenn and Nora; Walter and Joe DaCosta and an anonymous donor for the Kingston Frontenacs Tickets; anonymous donors for the Toronto Raptors and Harlem Globetrotters Tickets; Mr. Jackets, PrimeTime Marketing, The Queen’s Campus Bookstore, and Rabbit Express for prizes; Mr Gilbert for his work acquiring prizes; Chris Payne for his stage management; Doug Jeffries and Mark Potter for being our Masters of Ceremony again this year; the presenters that gave up their Sunday to be a part of something special; Mary O’Neil Howlett and McDonalds Family Restaurants for the coffee service; Camera Kingston for the projector used in the opening and slide show; Maple Leaf Foods Ben Murphy for donating hot dogs along with anonymous donors; Grant’s No Frills for donating the hot dog buns; Pepsi for the drinks; and last but certainly not least, the MANY volunteers that helped with set up, clean up, food preparation and distribution. As you can see, the season, and especially the banquet does not happen without everyone from our league family doing what they can to help. IT IS APPRECIATED!

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The Five Guys Results Are In!

We received the results of our Five Guys event last night and here they are:
Burgers: 300
Poutines: 44
Milkshakes: 91

Total $435

Add to that the $121 in donations made by patrons and our total is $556 for this event. Another great result thanks to all of you that came out during some miserable weather and participated to make a difference in the lives of the children in our community. Our thanks too, to Tommy Doyle and the staff at Five Guys for their excellent work in getting everyone served with a smile and in a timely fashion throughout the evening.

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OUR FIVE GUYS EVENT IS TOMORROW NIGHT!

Just one more sleep before we will be joining Joey and his staff at Five Guys Burgers and Fries at 770 Gardiners Road for our Dine to Donate Event. from 5 – 8:30 $1 from every burger, poutine and milkshake sold will come back to the league. What a great way to celebrate the end of the season, enjoy great burgers AND make a difference in the lives of the children in out community. Even if you can’t go, help us spread the word and make this our best Five Guys event yet.

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St. Lawrence College Hosting The OCAA Women’s basketball Championships This Weekend

 

Below is the schedule for the OCAA Women’s Basketball Championships being held at SLC this weekend. It’s worth noting that there will be a booth setup from their clothing supplier, Kahunaverse on the Thursday.

For the SLC game at 6pm on Thursday, they will have a face painter on site from 5:30ish till about halftime.

This will be exciting basketball so plan to see some of the games.

OCAA WBB Championship Schedule:
Thursday, February 28th, 2019

1:00 PM
Game #3 Algonquin vs. St.Clair
3:00 PM
Game #4 Humber vs. Durham
6:00 PM
Game #1 St. Lawrence vs. Fanshawe
8:00 PM
Game #2 Sheridan vs. Niagara
Friday, March 1st 2019
1:00 PM
Game #5 Loser of Thursday 1PM game (G#3)
vs. Loser of Thursday 3PM game (G#4)
3:00 PM
Game #6 Loser of Thursday 6PM game (G#1)
vs. Loser of Thursday 8PM game (G#2)
6:00 PM
Game #7 Winner of Thursday 1PM game (G#3)
vs. Winner of Thursday 3PM game (G#4)
8:00 PM
Game #8 Winner of Thursday 6PM game (G#1)
vs. Winner of Thursday 8PM game (G#2)
Saturday, March 2nd 2019
12:00 PM
Consolation Final
Winner of Friday 1PM game (G#5)
vs. Winner of Friday 3PM game (G#6)
3:00 PM
Bronze Medal Game
Loser of Friday 6PM game (G#7)
vs. Loser of Friday 8PM game (G#8)
5:00 PM
Gold Medal Game
Winner of Friday 6PM game (G#7)
vs. Winner of Friday 8PM game (G#8)

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Unclaimed Awards

We have the following unclaimed awards from the banquet:

Alex Murata – coach of the year

Jordan Chen – coach of the year

Keegan Morawiec – Bill MacLeod Memorial Cup

Eliot Blackwell and Dylan Blackwell – Two Ball Champions

Victor Chowdhury – Free Throw Champion

Simon Drumm – Two Ball Runner up

Jill Anderson – Free Throw Champion

Seth Beckwith – Holy Cross Spring League

Team of the Year Medals – several medals have gone unclaimed/

 

Please contact Roland Billings at roland.billings@sympatico.ca to make arrangements to pick up your awards. If your name does not appear on this list and you were a winner that could not attend the banquet, your coach has your award and will be in touch. 

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Annual Awards Banquet Winners 2019

The Don “Pete” Petersen Trophy: This award is presented annually to the individual from each division rendering the greatest and most faithful service to the general good of the league.

 

Little Guys – Jack Mason

Little Gals – Amber Allport

Girls – Juliana Sargent and Zoey Perault

Biddy- Sarah Fahy and Lisa Roberts

Graduate – Louis Grogan

 

Queen’s University Basketball Camp

Little Guys – Rowan Dwyer – Wildcats

Little Gals – Mackenzie Harmon- Rebels

Girls – Abby Ows – Comets

Biddy- Will Hanson – Cavaliers

Graduate – Caleb Olding – Hawks

 

The Referee’s Trophy: This award is given annually to the coaches of the year in each division who best exemplify what coaching in the league is all about.

Little Guys – Tarheels  – Cory Hollywood,

Shelby Soutar, and Hayden Hollywood

Little Gals – Monarchs – Rick Oleschuk and Sean Meleschuk

Girls – Storm – Caroline Hummell, Jordan Grey and Calista Payne

Biddy- Orange – Paul Medeiros, Madison Benoit and Chris Kerstens

Graduate – Heat – Alex Murata, Jordan Chen and Ryota Udo

 

 

The Guy Wells Trophy: This trophy is given to the male and female players who best exemplify what the league stands for – sportsmanship, fair play, team play and leadership.

 

            Sparks – Sarah Morris

      Heat – Graydon Garrett     

 

The Tony Pettitt Award: This award, started in  2007 was put in place in memory of long time league supporter Tony Pettitt and is given to recognize the contributions of a non-coaching, adult volunteer.

 

Joe Spinelli, Jeff and Doreen Hoekstra

 

Holy Cross Secondary School Spring League and Summer Camps

 

Little Guys – Jace Davidson – Rebels

Little Gals – Harlee Gordon – Golden Gals

Girls – Ava Cabral – Liberty

Biddy- Seth Beckwith – Magic

Graduate – Gavin McLaughlin – Heat

 

 

The Bill MacLeod Memorial Cup: This award is given annually to the player in each division who best reflects the spirit of the league format “Just for the Fun of it”

 

Little Guys – Parker Hollywood – Tarheels

Little Gals – Avery Vivian – Rockers

Girls – Maya Sousa – Sparks

Biddy- Dylan Joy – Grizzlies and Dayshawn DaSilva – Magic

Graduate – Curtis Bird – Sixers and Keegan Morawiec – Hawks

 

The Lenny Falcoa Award : This award is given for the TEAM OF THE YEAR in each division that best exemplifies the hustle, team work, and all around attitude that makes the league so much fun.

Little Guys – Hoosiers

Little Gals – Aztecs

Girls – Sparks

Biddy- Cavaliers

Graduate – Sixers

 

Lakers summer basketball camp

 

Little Guys – Maddexx Davidson

Little Gals – Madison Clements

 

John Long Award for “behind the scenes contribution to the success of the league”: Doug and Nancy Vivian

Two Ball Champions and Runners-up

 

Champions

Little Guys – Colton Irwin and Rowan Hicks

Little Gals – Norah Hogan and Maciee Webb

Girls – Ailsa MacLeod and Abby Ows

Biddy- Dylan Blackwell and Eliot Blackwell

Graduate – Emmitt Irwin and Grady Irwin

 

Runners up

Little Guys – Simon Drumm and Ethan Halliday

Little Gals – Harlee Gordon and Layla Halliday

Girls – Miranda Steele and Haleigh Gilbert

Biddy- Jack Molson and Will Hanson

Graduate – Ben Mignault and Matt Mignault

 

Trinity Van Heddegem Memorial Award for the Little Gals Rookie of the Year

 

Zoey Black – Tigers

 

The Gerry Besselink Award : This award is given for effort, respect and dedication to the league.

 

Madison Young

 

 

 

St. Lawrence Basketball Camp Awards

Little Guys – Ryan Kyle – Wolfpack

Little Gals – Keira Hawkins – Aztecs

Girls – Vanessa Tapper – Storm

Biddy- Qosay Al Khalaf – Vikings

Graduate – Jordan VanDuesan – Sixers

 

The Bucky Spencer Memorial Free Throw Champions:

 

Boys

8 years – Thompson Fisher – Huskies

9 years – Tyler Flake – Rebels

10 years – Ryan Kyle – Wolfpack

11 years – Adam Mignault – Vikings

12 years – Will Hanson – Cavaliers

13 years – Victor Chowdhury – Celtics

14 years- Conor Murphy – Sixers  and Zach Flake – Hawks

15 years – Griffin Wade-Salay – Warriors

 

Girls

8 years – Jill Anderson – Monarchs

9 years – Summer Vallier – Tigers

10 years – Korra Feola – Lions

11 years – Abby Sweet – Comets

12 years – Aryana Denee – Monarchs

13 years – Rhys Baker – Starzz

14 years – Sadie DeArruda – Monarchs

 

 

Most Improved Players

Little Guys – Rowan Dwyer – Wildcats

Little Gals – Stella Lakins – Rockers

Girls – Miranda Steele – Mercury and Jayda English – Sting

Biddy- Alexander East – Suns

Graduate – Seth Dean – Bulls

 

Most Valuable Players

Little Guys – Henry Yanovsky – Ball – Jayhawks

Little Gals – Norah Hogan – Lions

Girls – Sadie DeArruda – Monarchs

Biddy- Jack Molson – Orange

Graduate – Rowan Lloyd – Heat

 

Most Sportsmanlike Players

Little Guys – Reed Rickards – Hoosiers

Little Gals – Rae Cantarutti – Tigers

Girls – Haleigh Gilbert – Starzz

Biddy- Adam Mignault – Vikings

Graduate – Max Gill – Bulls

 

The Carm Londry Trophy for the player in each division that shares the ball

Little Guys – Sasha Wheeler-Dee – Mustangs

Little Gals – Erika Oleschuk- Monarchs

Girls – Avery Herrington –Sting

Biddy- Will Hanson – Cavaliers and Elijah Daly – Ravens

Graduate – Simon Risk – Sixers

 

Top Defensive Players

Little Guys – Rowan Hicks – Huskies and Ryan Kyle – Wolfpack

Little Gals – Haley Kehoe – Tigers and Maciee Webb – Slammers

Girls – Mackenzie Duttle – Starzz

Biddy- Cole Brunet – Tarheels and Nathan Hibbert – Suns

Graduate – Riley Webb – Warriors and Brady Hennigar – Celtics

 

 

 

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