Jr Boys A Champions – Westminster Wildcats
Jr Boys AA Champions – South Lions
Sr Boys AA Champions – South Lions
TVDSB SOUTH EAST
One female and male graduating student athlete from each TVRA school in London and Middlesex County have been nominated by their schools as their SPECTRA representative. SPECTRA is an acronym for Sportsmanship, Participation, Excellence, Character, Teamwork, Respect and Achievement. Nominees will be introduced at the London Sports Celebrity Dinner and Auction on Monday, February 13 at the Metroland Media Agriplex at the Western Fair District. One male and female student athlete will also be presented as the winner of the Alex Kelman SPECTRA Award. Each schools nominee profile can be viewed on the London Sports Celebrity website. http://ldnsportsdinner.com/spectra-nominees
A number of girls all star basketball game were played to help celebrate the success of our high school athletes playing basketball this year. A special thank you to WCI and Saunders for hosting these games. East Captain and Veterans Game
Central – LDA – South Jr All Stars
Central – LDA – South Sr All Stars
The TVRA Ms Basketball Award was presented for the first time in Girls Basketball this year. Congratulations to all of our nominees. Winners are: Kendra Horlick (EESS), Kendra Malcolmson (MTS), Claire Litchfield (Lucas) and Katie Beaudry (LDSS)
The Fran Wigston award was also presented to Sarah Donovan (Lucas) and McKenna Deering (MTS)
TVRA and all of those associated with Boys’ Volleyball would like to thank Frank Delle Donne of SJSS for organizing and RMC for hosting the amazing all star game last week. Once again he has put together a showcase of our top volleyball athletes for everyone to enjoy. The Mr. Volleyball awards were also presented to Gradon Fuller – STA, Elliott Leslie – Saunders and Clayton Stark – PCI
It is also awesome that Paul Duerden and Steve Brinkman continue to coach during this event.
This game certainly capped a very exciting season of Boys Volleyball.
The TVRA Boys’ All Star Volleyball game will be held on Wednesday, November 30 at RMC.
And will showcase players from all three TVRA conferences. The TVRA Al Coulter/Mr. Volleyball awards will be presented as well
The game will begin at 7:00pm. Admission is Free. See attached rosters and information regarding the match. All-Star TVRA Flyer 2
The TVRA Girls’ Jr/Sr All Star Basketball games will be held on Tuesday, December 6 at Saunders S.S. Admission is by donation with proceeds going to Leslie Petter scholarship fund.
Junior 6:30 Senior 8:00. The purpose of this event is to showcase TVRA’s best in a fun game as well as awarding the Fran Wigston winner for TVDSB Central and LDA. In addition, this year we will also be presenting the Ms. Basketball award for TVDSB Central, LDA and South/East.
The fall athletic season comes to a close at OFSAA events this week. TVRA teams have had some outstanding results and have represented our association very well.
Congratulations to all TVRA athletes who have participated at OFSAA during the fall season.
Lucas Vikings are Gold medalists in AAA Girls’ Basketball
Mother Teresa Spartans are Silver medalists in AA Girls’ Basketball
South Lions OFSAA Football Independent Bowl Champions
The 2016 fall season came to a close with the Girls Basketball and Boys Volleyball championships over the past week. This fall saw an expansion to an A Championship in addition to the traditional South East playoff format.
The Jr Girls South East Champion in Basketball is East Elgin who defeated WCI 33-24 in the final.
Fanshawe College was the host venue for some exciting Girls’ Basketball championships as both the LDA and TVDSB Central league play determined champions. TVRA would like to thank Fanshawe for providing this opportunity for our athletes. The players and fans enjoyed this experience.
In LDA Sr Girls action, MTS defeated STA 42 – 36. The Spartans now advance to WOSSAA.
North Middlesex Jr Girls – TVDSB Central and WOSSAA ‘A’ Champions
TVRA would like to thank Fanshawe College for hosting the LDA and TVDSB conference Boys Volleyball Championships this year. This venue was host to some very exciting volleyball over the past few days. Congratulations to all teams who competed. Good luck to TVRA teams moving on to WOSSAA competition next week.
TVDSB Junior Boys A – Westminster defeated North Middlesex
TVDSB Junior Boys AA – Montcalm defeated South in very tight 5 set match
Donna Perrie, a teacher and coach at Strathroy District Collegiate Institute, was presented with the Spirit of Sport – London Sports Council Secondary Coach of the year at the annual London Hall of Fame awards reception. Donna has become a part of the school’s fabric as a coach in the girls’ soccer and basketball programs for the past 25 years. She has also served as the coach of the swim team, serves as the staff advisor for the student athletic association and co-shares the athletic director position at SDCI.