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UPCOMING HOME GAMES
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Div.1 Basketball Doubleheader
Fri, Feb 12th VS John Abbott
Div.1 Women at 7:00 PM
Div.1 Men at 9:00 PM


UPCOMING AWAY GAMES
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Div.2 Men's Basketball
Fri, Feb. 12th @ Édouard-Montpetit
Game starts at at 9:00 PM


Div.1 Women's Basketball
Sun, Feb. 14th @ Nouvelles-Frontières
Game starts at at 1:00 PM

Div.2 Men's Basketball
Sun, Feb. 14th @ Nouvelles-Frontières
Game starts at at 3:00 PM




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SPECIAL CEREMONY BEFORE THE DIV.1 BASKETBALL DOUBLEHEADER THIS FRIDAY WILL HONOUR GRADUATING SENIORS
STUDENTS AND STAFF WEARING RED GET IN FOR FREE
Games are this February 12th, 2016

A reminder to all Cheetahs supporters that our Division 1 Basketball teams will be playing their last home games of the regular season, a doubleheader on the evening of this coming Friday, February 12th.

They will be facing the John Abbott College Islanders, with the Division 1 Women starting at 7:00 PM, and then followed by the Division 1 Men whose game starts at 9:00 PM.

Since this will be the last home game of the regular season for both the Women's and the Men's Division 1 teams, there will be a special ceremony to honour all of our graduating seniors who are named below.

We also wished to announce that all Vanier students or staff who attend the game wearing a red item of clothing will get in for free!

Congratulations to the graduating seniors who are seen at left. From the Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs, we will honour Dennis Lamond, and from the Division 1 Women's team, we will be honouring Caroline Task, Geneviève Guay, Ruth Tshikudi Tshila, Alesia Barrett, and Aye Sonna Barry. You can click on the photo for a high-resolution version.

We urge you all to come on out and support your Cheetahs and also say goodbye to our graduating seniors!


FOUR NEW TOP-LEVEL RECRUITS WELCOMED BY CHEETAHS
DIV.1 MEN'S SOCCER AND WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
February 9, 2016

Vanier College Athletics is happy to announce that four promising athletes have signed letters of intent to play here on our Cheetahs teams.

Seen at the top from left to right are Division 1 Men's Soccer prospects Alessio Durante (Goalie from St. Leonard AAA - U17, and Michael Thomas Polisena (from Lakeshore AAA - U18).

Below them are two very promising Division 1 Women's Basketball prospects, Madaleina Kiess (Guard from LaSalle Juvenile AAA), and Jessica Salanon (Guard from LaSalle Juvenile AAA).

All four players will make valuable additions to our varsity teams and we're very happy to have them!

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FOOTBALL INDOOR PRACTICE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
PRACTICES RUN ON VARIOUS FRIDAY EVENINGS UNTIL APRIL 22ND
February 9, 2016
Our Division 1 Football team has announced their indoor practice schedule which will run on various Friday evenings from February 5th to April 22nd. Players are required to bring shorts, T-shirt, running shoes and a lock. All High School (Sec. V only), Midget and Junior players are invited to attend. All 1st year players must bring their Medicare card for the 1st practice. Should you have any questions/concerns please do not hesitate to contact the Head Coach Peter Chryssomalis by phone at 514-777-8853, or else you can e-mail him at football@vaniercollege.qc.ca. To view the full indoor practice schedule, click for Click for more..

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DIV.2 MEN WIN, BUT DIV.1 WOMEN LOSE
WOMEN PLAYED ON THE ROAD FRIDAY, DIV.2 MEN ON SATURDAY
February 8, 2016

The Div.1 Women's Basketball Cheetahs faced a very tough team from Trois-Rivières on Friday and lost 82-60. However, on Saturday, the Division 2 Men's basketball team played on the road at Vieux-Montréal and emerged with a 70-49 victory. The Division 1 Women's and Men's Basketball teams will next play John Abbott at home this Friday (see special notice above), while the Division 2 Men will play on the road @ Édouard-Montpetit, also on Friday. For details on weekend action, click for Click for more..


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DIV.1 BASKETBALL TEAMS BOTH LOSE AT HOME
DIVISION 2 MEN'S RECORD FALLS TO 4-6 AFTER ROAD LOSS
February 1, 2016

The Men's and Women's Division 1 basketball teams were in action this weekend playing at home. On Sunday afternoon, they faced some tough competition from the visiting Montmorency Nomades. The Lady Cheetahs played first and were unfortunately unable to win, eventually losing by the score of 66-36. In the second game, the Division 1 Men had a closer game, but they, too, eventually succumbed to the Nomades by the score of 71-65. The Division 2 Men's Basketball Cheetahs also lost, an 80-62 road decision at Montmorency. For details, click for Click for more..


ANOTHER TOP RECRUIT COMMITS TO CHEETAHS
January 29, 2016

Vanier College Athletics is pleased to announce that a very promising new recruit has committed to the Cheetahs as of January 28, 2016. Welcome to running back Marcus Pluviose who is seen in the photo with Head Coach Peter Chryssomalis on his left and Running Backs Coach Wes Burgess to his right. Marcus was a star player with the Lower Canada College Lions before signing with Vanier. Welcome to the Cheetahs, Marcus! You can click on the photo at left for a high-resolution version.


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DIV.1 HOOPSTERS LOSE 1, WIN 1 AT HOME
BOTH TEAMS WILL PLAY AGAIN AT HOME ON SUNDAY
January 29, 2016

At a home basketball doubleheader played VS the Sainte-Foy Dynamiques on Thursday evening, the Division 1 Women's team lost the first game by the score of 60-43. The Division 1 Men's team fared better as they won the second game of the doubleheader 76-62. The Division 1 teams will next face the Nomades of Collège Montmorency in what should be an exciting home doubleheader this Sunday afternoon. For details on Thursday's games, click for Click for more..


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LAMEES ALJOUNDI, STAR OF WOMEN'S SOCCER
AND FLAG FOOTBALL IS PROFILED BY VTV

VIDEO SHOWS HER LOVE FOR SPORTS & HER TEAMMATES
January 26, 2016
Congratulations to Lamees Aljoundi who was featured in a terrifically in-depth profile just uploaded by VTV and created in collaboration with Vanier’s Student Services Department profiling students who are active in the S.T.A.R. program. Lamees, a Social Science student, is the stalwart goaltender for our Women's Soccer Cheetahs and is also a member of our Flag Football Cheetahs, too.(S.T.A.R. = Student Transcript Activity Record, a non-credit transcript entry that attests to 60+ hours of engagement in their school or community.) Click to view her video. Way ta go, Lamees!

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DIV.1 & 2 MEN'S HOOPSTERS BOTH WIN AT HOME
BUT DIV.1 WOMEN LOSE IN FRIDAY DOUBLEHEADER
January 25, 2016

All three Vanier basketball teams were in action this weekend playing at home. On Friday evening, the Division 1 Men and Women faced their perennial arch-rivals from Dawson. The Lady Cheetahs played first and were unable to come up with the win, eventually losing by the score of 90-53. However, in the second game, the Division 1 Men won handily by the score of 71-51. Then on Sunday, the Division 2 Men's team defeated St-Jean 91-53. For details on these games, click for Click for more..


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DIV.2 WOMEN'S SOCCER TIE AND THEN WIN
IN TWO GAMES OF INDOOR SOCCER ACTION FROM SUNDAY
January 25, 2016

The Division 2 Women's Soccer Cheetahs continued their indoor soccer season with a pair of games on Sunday. They first faced Jean-de-Brébeuf and emerged with a 2-2 tie. They next played against the team from Saint-Laurent whom they trounced decisively 7-0. Garthtisha Newman scored three goals for Vanier in the second game. For more details on these games, read the report from Assistant Coach Victoria Villalba. Just click for Click for more..


BASKETBALL ALUM DOING GREAT IN PITTSBURGH
POTVIN HAD HER BEST GAME EVER DURING ACTION ON SUNDAY
January 25, 2016
Congratulations to Fréderique Potvin whose career-high 19 points helped propel her Pittsburgh Panthers to a 58-55 over Charlottesvile on January 24th. She also tied her career-high with five 3-pointers. Way ta go, Fred! She was also just profiled in a video produced by her team.
Highlights from Fréderique's career with Vanier's Basketball Cheetahs include:
- 2013 Quebec Player (MVP) of the Year
- 2012 Canadian Colleges Athletic Association Player of the Year
- Twice named First Team All-Conference
- Two-time CCAA All-Canadian honoree
- Named the 2011 RSEQ Rookie of the Year.

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DIV.1 HOOPSTERS BOTH LOSE ON THE ROAD
WILL FACE RIVALS FROM DAWSON AT HOME THIS FRIDAY
January 18, 2016

At a road basketball doubleheader played at Édouard-Montpetit on Friday evening, the Division 1 Women's team saw their record drop to 2-8 as they lost 55-44.The Division 1 Men's team didn't fare any better as they lost the second game of the doubleheader by the score of 58-44. The Division 1 teams will next face our perennial rivals from Dawson College in what should be an exciting home doubleheader this coming Friday evening. For details on weekend action, click for Click for more..


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FLAG FOOTBALL CHEETAHS WIN AT MAISONNEUVE TOURNAMENT
January 11, 2016
We were extremely pleased to learn that our Flag Football Cheetahs won first place at the Maisonneuve College Flag Football Classic on Saturday, January 9th. Congratulations to Coach Tara Mrakic and the whole team for this great win. You can click on the photo at left for a larger version. Awesome job, ladies!

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RAMI HAROUN IS NEW MEN'S SOCCER COACH
January 7, 2016

Vanier College Athletics is proud to announce that Rami Haroun will be the new Head Coach of our Men’s Division 1 Soccer Program.  Passionate, outgoing, and determined are a few words that describe Rami. 

He is the former Lakeshore Head Coach of the Men’s U16 AAA and U15 AAA teams, Assistant Technical Director of the Saint Laurent Soccer Club, and Soccer Educator at a Soccer Concentration High School in the South Shore.

Rami is coming into Vanier with a lot of excitement, as well as tactical and technical knowledge.  We are happy to have Rami as part of our Cheetah Family, and wish him a lot of success.  Let’s go, Cheetahs!


VANIER HOSTS SUCCESSFUL CANADA PREP CHALLENGE
January 4, 2016

Our Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs hosted the Canada Prep Challenge tournament on Sunday and Monday, December 27-28. We played against St. Andrews Prep, a top prep team from Rhode Island (the former school of Michael Carter-Williams of the NBA) and the Toronto Selects, featuring some of the top prospects from Hogtown.
The tournament was a great opportunity for our team members as well as our supporters to see some high-level basketball during the holidays. Read Coach Andy Hertzog's full tournament report. Just click for Click for more..


DIV.1 MEN'S AND WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
CHEETAHS SIGN FOUR TOP RECRUITS

December 15, 2015

On December 14th, our Men’s Division 1 Basketball Cheetahs signed recruit Eze Dike-Nwagbara for the 2016-17 season. Eze attends Lower Canada College and also plays for the Sun Youth Hornets. Eze was named MVP of the North Pole Hoops Quebec Showcase camp, beating out several current CEGEP players for the honour. We are proud and excited to have Eze join the Cheetah family!

Previously on December 11th, our Women's Div.1 Basketball Cheetahs were pleased to announce the signing of three top recruits, Debra Aboagye, Aprille Maria Whyne, and Katerina Stoupas, who all come to us from Sun Youth. They are seen in the photo with head coach Ruby Viray (left) and Assistant Coach and Athletic Coordinator Mai-Anh Nguyen (right). Click on either photo for a larger version.


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TOUGH WEEKEND FOR BASKETBALL TEAMS
LADY SOCCER CHEETAHS ALSO DROP TWO GAMES ON SUNDAY
December 7, 2015
On Friday, the Div.1 Men's and Women's Basketball Cheetahs both lost at a road doubleheader held at Montmorency College on Friday. The Ladies lost the opening game 68-48 and then the Division 1 Men lost their match 78-71. The Div.2 Men's Basketball Cheetahs played two games at home this weekend and unfortunately they had not much more success either. On Friday evening, they lost to Nouvelles-Frontières 81-74, and then on Sunday they lost a 100-90 decision in OT to Dawson. For details on these games, click for Click for more..

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CHEELEADING TEAM WINS FIRST PLACE AT KICK'S!
BUT NOT A GREAT WEEKEND FOR VANIER BASKETBALL TEAMS
November 30, 2015
We were very happy to hear that our Varsity Cheerleading team had taken first place at the big Kick's Competition, held Sunday in Saint-Leonard. This is the best result EVER for Coach Lydia St-Germain and the whole team. On Friday, the Division 1 Men's and Women's Basketball Cheetahs played a home doubleheader and both teams lost. Then on Saturday, the Div.2 men's team played at Outaouais and they lost as well. There was some good news regarding Vanier wrestlers and our Football Alumni. For more on recent sports news, just click for Click for more..

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12 EX-CHEETAHS PLAYING BIG GAMES
10 IN VANIER CUP SATURDAY AND 2 IN GREY CUP SUNDAY
November 26, 2015

Good luck to the 12 Cheetahs football alumni who will be playing the biggest games of their careers this coming weekend. On Saturday the Université de Montréal Carabins will try to win their 2nd straight Vanier Cup while on Sunday, we have to former Cheetahs who will be vying for the Grey Cup as members of the favoured Edmonton Eskimos. For details on the Cheetah alumni players in these games, just click for Click for more..


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MANY CHEETAHS SELECTED FOR LEAGUE HONOURS
ALL-STAR TEAMS AND OTHER AWARDS NAMED BY THE RSEQ
November 23, 2015
We are pleased to announce that the RSEQ league has released their all-star team selections, and many Vanier College Cheetahs were named because of their outstanding play during last season. There were four players announced on the Division 1 Men's Football team, three from the Women's Flag Football team, as well as two each from the Division 2 Women's Soccer and the Men's Rugby Cheetahs. For details on the winners and to see photos of them, just click for Click for more..

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WOMEN'S HOOPSTERS WIN 2ND STRAIGHT
BUT DIVISION 1 AND 2 MEN'S TEAMS LOSE ON WEEKEND
November 23, 2015

At a home basketball doubleheader played at Vanier on Friday evening, the Division 1 Women's team saw their record improve to 2-5 as they won their second straight game, a 71-57 decision over Lennoxville. However, the Division 1 Men's team lost the second game of the evening, an 84-76 loss to Brébeuf. Then on Sunday, the Division 2 Men's Basketball team hosted Ahuntsic and lost 96-72, dropping their season record to 3-2. For details on these games, click for Click for more..


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DIV.2 MEN & DIV.1 WOMEN HOOPSTERS WIN
LADIES SOCCER OPEN INDOOR SEASON WITH TWIN WINS
November 16, 2015
Vanier Men's Division 2 Basketball Cheetahs improved to 3-1 with a close 91-87 home win on Friday evening against Édouard-Montpetit. Then on Saturday afternoon, the Division 1 Basketball Cheetahs played an away doubleheader at John Abbott College. The ladies won 60-55 win, but the Div.1 Men lost 87-71, their first loss of the season, dropping their season record to 3-1. On Sunday, the Women's Soccer began their indoor season with a pair of wins, beating Joliette 5-1 and then Saint-Laurent 6-1. For details on these games, click for Click for more..

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DIV.2 MEN HOOPSTERS PULL OUT WIN AT HOME
FRIDAY DOUBLEHEADER STARTED WITH A LOSS FOR LADIES
November 9, 2015
Vanier hosted a basketball doubleheader on Friday evening that featured the Division 1 Women's Basketball Cheetahs playing Trois-Rivières in the first game and then the Division 2 Men playing Vieux-Montréal in the second match. The night started with the Lady Cheetahs playing well, but ultimately losing by the score of 76-69. However, the Division 2 Men were able to send the home crowd home happy after they won decisively by the score of 78-50, improving their record to 2-1. For details on these games, click for Click for more..

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THREE TEAMS BOW OUT IN LEAGUE PLAYOFFS
DIV. 1 MEN'S BASKETBALL CHEETAHS WIN TO IMPROVE TO 3-0
November 2, 2015
It was a pretty disappointing weekend for no fewer than three Cheetahs varsity teams who saw their seasons come to an end after losing in league semi-final action over this past weekend. On Saturday, the Division 2 Women's Soccer team lost 2-0 here at Vanier where we were hosting the league playoffs. Also on Saturday, the Lady Flag Football team took a very tough 14-12 playoff semi-final loss on the road in Valleyfield, while on Sunday, the Men's Rugby team lost in their semi-final match at John Abbott to the powerhouse Islanders to bring their season to an end as well. There were several games played by our Division 1 Women's Basketball Cheetahs as well as the Division 1 and 2 Men's hoopsters. The highlight of their matches was a big 85-73 road win for the Div.1 Men which improved their record to 3-0. For details on these games, click for Click for more..

WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYOFFS HERE AT VANIER!
LADIES PLAY ON SATURDAY + AGAIN ON SUNDAY IF THEY WIN
October 26, 2015

Vanier Athletics is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the league Division 2 Women's Soccer Playoffs this coming weekend, and that our Lady Cheetahs are strong contenders to go all the way! The Women's Soccer team is coming off of a very successful regular season in which they finished in 2nd place with a record of 5 wins, only 1 loss and 2 ties. Last weekend, they won a thrilling overtime game in the playoff quarterfinals to advance to the semi-finals VS Édouard-Montpetit here at Vanier this Saturday, October 31st starting at 9:00 AM. If they win, they will advance to the league finals on Sunday starting at 11:00 AM. Be sure to wear red and come out and cheer on your Cheetahs! Admission is free!


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FLAG FOOTBALL, MEN'S RUGBY IN PLAYOFFS
BOTH TEAMS PLAY ON THE ROAD THIS COMING WEEKEND
October 26, 2015
The Women’s Flag Football Team will be competing at the Regionals this weekend. Their semi-final game is on Saturday, October 31st at 9am in Valleyfield. (directions) If they win, they will next play on Sunday November 1st at noon at Bois-de-Boulogne. (directions) Also, our Men’s Rugby team will be playing in the semi-finals on Sunday, November 1st at 1pm VS John Abbott at John Abbott. The men finished third this year, and will be out to revenge their 1 loss to Abbott. (directions) Good Luck to all our Cheetahs! Come out and cheer them on!

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ANOTHER BIG WEEKEND FOR VANIER VARSITY TEAMS
FOOTBALL CHEETAHS WIN BUT SEASON ENDS, WOMEN'S SOCCER WIN IN OT
October 26, 2015
We had eight different Cheetahs teams who played nine games over the past week and they emerged with a record of 5 wins and 4 losses. On Saturday, the Football team won their 2nd straight game at home beating Édouard-Montpetit 41-10, but unfortunately, they didn't make the playoffs. On Friday, the Division 2 Women's Soccer team took a 2-1 OT win in the playoff quarterfinals and they now advance to the league semifinals next weekend which will be played here at Vanier! Meanwhile, the Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs improved their season record to 2-0 with a big road win over Dawson, and on Sunday, the Women's Flag Football team won one game and lost one to finish the regular season with a 9-1 record. Playoffs next for them. For details on these games, click for Click for more..

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VTV POSTS TWO NEW DIVISION 1 BASKETBALL VIDEOS
TEAM PROFILES WERE FILMED ON OCTOBER 9th AND 16th
October 23, 2015
VTV has posted two great videos that focus on our Division 1 Men's and Women's Basketball team. Both videos feature some nice action footage, and there are also some excellent player interviews, too. The first one was filmed during the Men's and Women's Division 1 Basketball exhibition game against Humber College on October 9th. Click here to watch it. The second video was filmed during the regular season's opening doubleheader that featured the teams playing Édouard-Montpetit on October 16th. Click here to watch it. Check them out and while you're at it, be sure to follow VTV on Youtube if you aren't doing so already!

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VARSITY TEAMS WIN FIVE OUT OF EIGHT GAMES
BIG WIN FOR FOOTBALL CHEETAHS A HIGHLIGHT OF WEEKEND ACTION
October 19, 2015
Seven different Cheetahs teams played eight games over the past week and came out with 5 wins and 3 losses, one tie and 1 loss. We were very happy to see the Football team rebound with a clutch 45-11 win at home over Limoilou on Saturday, and the Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs got their season started on the right foot with a season-opening win at home over Édouard-Montpetit on Friday evening. Other wins were logged by our Women's Flag Football team, our Men's Rugby team, and our Women's Soccer team. The Lady Soccer Cheetahs also suffered their first loss of the season, while the Men's Soccer team and Women's Basketball teams also registered losses on the weekend. For details on these games, click for Click for more..

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ANNIE LACOMBE IS SECOND BEST GOLFER IN RSEQ
ALSO NAMED AN ALL-CANADIAN ON THE CCAA TOP-TEN LIST
October 14, 2015

Congratulations to Vanier golfer Annie Lacombe has won an All-Canadian award for Golf. She finished second in all of Québec at the Provincials and has also been selected to the top-10 in Canada for Women’s Golf.

Annie fired two consistent rounds of 78 at the Continental Tournament to earn a second-place finish at this year's RSEQ Championship. Way ta go, Annie! You can click on her photo at left for a larger version.

To read the official announcement from the CCAA, just click here.


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RELATIVELY QUIET WEEK FOR CHEETAHS
MEN'S RUGBY WIN 3RD STRAIGHT / ARE 2ND PLACE IN LEAGUE
October 13, 2015
There were only two games to report in recent varsity action. On Wednesday, October 7th, the surging Vanier Men`s Rugby Cheetahs won their third straight game. This time it was a 21-8 home victory over Champlain Saint-Lambert. The team advanced into 2nd place with the win. On the following Thursday, the Division 1 Men's Soccer Cheetahs lost a 2-0 road decision at Lionel-Groulx. You can read the Div.1 Basketball pre-season report. For further details, click for Click for more..

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MIXED RESULTS IN WEEKEND ACTION
FLAG FOOTBALL, LADY SOCCER AND MEN RUGBY WIN AGAIN
October 5, 2015
Five Vanier Cheetah teams played on the weekend. The Women's Flag Football got things rolling with a 26-18 win to increase their stranglehold on first place in the league. As well, the Women's Soccer Cheetahs remained unbeaten and in first place after their 5-0 win. The Men's Rugby Cheetahs won for the 3rd time in a row on Sunday. However, the Men's Soccer and Football Cheetahs lost their matches. For details on these games, click for Click for more..

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VTV POSTS A DIV.1 MEN'S BASKETBALL PROMO VIDEO
CLICK ON THE VTV LOGO AT LEFT TO WATCH IT RIGHT NOW
September 29, 2015
VTV has posted another excellent video, this one showing a 2015 season preview for our Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs who start their regular season in a little over two weeks with a home game on October 16th VS Édouard-Montpetit. (It's a doubleheader with the Div.1 Ladies starting at 7:00 PM and the Div.1 Men following at 9:00 PM.) The video includes interviews with two of this year's Div.1 Men's team members. Check it out and while you're at it, be sure to follow VTV on Youtube if you aren't doing so already! Click for more.

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FLAG FOOTBALL & WOMEN'S SOCCER UNBEATEN
OTHER BRIGHT SPOTS, TOO, BUT NOT IN MEN'S FOOTBALL
September 28, 2015
It was another busy weekend for Vanier Cheetahs teams. Highlights from weekend action included a 2-1 win for the Women's Soccer Cheetahs over Saint-Jean at home on Friday. On Sunday, the Women's Flag Football team won twice and the Men's Rugby Cheetahs won, too. Also on Sunday, the Men's and Women's Soccer Cheetahs both emerged with hard-fought ties. However, the Division 1 Men's Football Cheetahs suffered a very tough 22-19 home loss to Garneau in double overtime. For details on these games, click for Click for more..

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VARSITY TEAMS WIN FIVE OUT OF SEVEN GAMES
FOOTBALL LOSS IS LONE DARK POINT OF A GREAT WEEKEND
September 21, 2015
No fewer than 5 Cheetahs teams engaged in seven games this past weekend and emerged with a record of 5 wins, one tie and 1 loss. On Friday evening, the Flag Football team started off with a huge 64-0 romp at home over Rosemont. They would go on to win two more games on Sunday, improving their season record to 4-0. The Div.1 Men's Soccer team had an important 2-0 road win over powerful John Abbott. The Div.2 Women's Soccer Cheetahs stayed undefeated with a 0-0 tie against Marianopolis and the Men's Rugby team beat Marianopolis 26-14. The only loss for the weekend came on a tough 50-20 road loss for the Men's Football team at Lévis-Lauzon. For details on these games, click for Click for more..

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VTV POSTS VIDEOS FROM LAST TWO FOOTBALL GAMES
CLICK ON THE VTV LOGO AT LEFT TO SEE ALL THEIR SPORTS VIDEOS
September 14, 2015

VTV has posted 2 new videos. The first depicts highlights from the home opener in which the Football Cheetahs defeated arch-rival Vieux-Montréal Spartiates 44-20. Click to watch it. There is also a brand new video from Saturday's game VS the Cougars. Click to watch it. Be sure to follow VTV on Youtube if you aren't doing so already!


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BIG WEEKEND AT HOME PRODUCES MIXED RESULTS
FOOTBALL TEAM LOSES ON SATURDAY, WOMEN'S SOCCER WINS TWICE
September 14, 2015
There was a whole boatload of home action this past weekend. No fewer than six games were played and the various Cheetahs teams won three and lost three. Things got off to a promising start when the Women's Soccer team and the Women's Flag Football team both won on Friday evening. But on Saturday, the Men's Football team fell to 1-3 after losing to the Cougars 32-10. On Sunday, the Women's Soccer team went to 2-0 after beating Marianopolis, but then the Men's Soccer team lost 1-0 to Montmorency while the Men's Rugby team lost to John Abbott 35-3. For more details on these games, click for Click for more..

ZACK FITZGERALD NAMED LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
HAD A TREMENDOUS GAME IN THE BIG HOME OPENER VS VIEUX-MONTRÉAL
September 11, 2015

Congratulations to Zack Fitzgerald who was named as an RSEQ Player of the Week following his performance last Saturday in Vanier's home-opening 44-20 win over the Vieux-Montréal Spartiates. Zack had 5 unassisted tackles plus a knock down and two big interceptions, one of which he ran back late in the game for a whopping 100 yards to score a monster TD that sent the home fans into a frenzy. Way ta go, Zack! To see the RSEQ announcement, click here.


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VTV POSTS A MEN'S & WOMEN'S SOCCER PROMO VIDEO
CLICK ON THE VTV LOGO AT LEFT TO WATCH IT RIGHT NOW
September 10, 2015
VTV has posted another excellent video, this one showing a 2015 season preview for both the Men's and Women's Soccer Cheetahs. It includes interviews with both head coaches as well as team members. Check out the video and while you're at it, be sure to follow them on Youtube if you aren't doing so already! Click for more

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS WIN HOME OPENER!
TEAM BEATS ARCH-RIVAL SPARTIATES ON SATURDAY
September 8, 2015
The Division 1 Men's football Cheetahs got their season back on track following a stirring and convincing 44-20 victory on Saturday evening over the previously undefeated Vieux-Montréal Spartiates, our perennial nemesis. The boisterous home crowd had plenty of opportunities to cheer in this big win. Among highlights were a 71-yard TD pass from QB Dimitri Sinodinos to Khalil Kerr and a 100-yard TD interception by Zack Fitzgerald. For full details on this exciting game, click for Click for more..

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TEAM MEMBERS BOND AT ANNUAL RETREAT
DIV.1 MEN'S BASKETBALL BUILD TEAM SPIRIT
September 8, 2015
Coach Hertzog informed us that the Division 1 men's basketball team had its annual Team Retreat this past weekend at alum Keith Coffin's chalet in the Laurentians. He said that the weather was perfect and the guys had a great time. The retreat was a terrific bonding experience, bringing the players even closer together. We have created a web page that shows a few photos from the weekend that he included in his message to us. To see them and to also get pre-season action details, just click for Click for more..

Watch VTV's interview of members of the football team.

VTV POSTS A GREAT FOOTBALL PROMO VIDEO

VTV has posted another excellent video about our Cheetahs, this one about the Football Cheetahs and their upcoming 2015 season. You can see an interview with Coach Peter Chryssomalis and linebacker Kean Harelimana. Check out the video and while you're at it, be sure to follow them on Youtube if you aren't doing so already! Click for more


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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS' ROAD WOES CONTINUE
DROP A 40-23 DECISION TO NOTRE-DAME-DE-FOY
August 31, 2015
The Division 1 Men's Football Cheetahs team continued to experience problems getting their "A" game into gear as they lost 40-23 on the road to Notre-Dame-de-Foy on Saturday afternoon. Despite a super 17-tackle defensive effort from Brian Harelimana, the Cheetahs were unable to take advantage of opportunities and fell to 0-2 on the season. But the year is still young, and the team hopes to turn things around at their home opener this coming Saturday. For details on last Saturday's game, click for Click for more..

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CHEETAHS LOSE A SQUEAKER TO MOMO
ROAD GAME PROVES A HEARTBREAKER IN 28-27 LOSS
August 24, 2015

The Division 1 Men's Football Cheetahs team started their 2015 season with a road game at Montmorency in Laval on Saturday at 7:00 PM and unfortunately came out on the wrong side of a tough 28-27 decision. Despite a great performance from our clutch quarterback Dimitri Sinodinos (375 yards passing for 4 TDs), the Cheetahs came up just short. They had one last chance to win right near the end of the game, but unfortunately the field goal attempt missed. For full details on this game, just click for Click for more..


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FOOTBALL CHEETAH ALUMNI IN THE NEWS
August 19, 2015

Congratulations to former Cheetah players Hugo Richard (seen at far left), Jérémi Roch, (to his right), and Alexandre Savard (seen below at left) and Clément Lebreux (to his right) who were featured in news stories that were published over the past week.

All four are looking to make their marks in various teams competing in the RSEQ university league and from there, hopefully advance to the pros.

For more details and links to the articles (which we have translated from French into English), view the three new entries on our Football Alumni web page.


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BASKETBALL FUND-RAISING GAME A BIG SUCCESS
NCAA'S DIV.1 VALPARAISO EDGE OUT MONTREAL ALL-STARS
August 10, 2015

The Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs hosted a fund-raising exhibition game between the NCAA Division 1 Valparaiso Crusaders and a team of Montreal All-Stars on Sunday, August 9th and it was an exciting game, enjoyed by the many basketball fans in attendance. The Valparaiso Crusaders (with former Cheetah stars Tevonn Walker and Max Joseph) came back to edge the Montreal All-Stars (with ex-Cheetahs star players Dwayne Buckley, Greishe Clerjuste and Richard Addai) by the final score of 67-66. Click for Click for more..


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DIV.1 MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM COMPLETES
SUCCESSFUL SUMMER TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
TEAM WON LION'S SHARE OF GAMES VS TOUGH COMPETITION
July 25, 2015

The Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs completed their inaugural summer tournament schedule on July 25th playing in the Battle of the Borders AAU tournament in New Jersey, where they made it all the way to the championship final. The team had similar success in their three previous tournaments throughout the summer, invariably advancing to the finals in every case! Congratulations to Coach Hertzog and the team for a very successful series. For full details, just click for Click for more..


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DOROTHY YEATS WINS PAN AM GOLD!
July 17, 2015

Congratulations once again to Vanier wrestler Dorothy Yeats who added to Canada's medal haul at the Pan Am Games in Toronto on July 17th by winning a Gold Medal in her 69 kg freestyle category. She defeated Maria Acosta of Venezuela in the final match to win the title. Beforehand, she had beaten Yudari Sanchez of Cuba in the quarterfinals and then defeated Luz Vasquez of Argentina in the semi-finals to advance to the Gold Medal match. Way ta go, Dori! Read more about this latest feather in her cap by reading the full story from our Wrestling section. Click for more.

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MIREILLE BÉLAND STEPS DOWN FROM THE CCAA
June 10, 2015
The CCAA (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association) announced that Mireille Béland, a former coordinator of Vanier Athletics as well as a past head coach of our Division 1 Women's Basketball Cheetahs will be stepping down as a convenor with the CCAA where she has worked since 2008. Mireille has taken on an increasing role at Vanier as the Student Life Coordinator, a position she took on last year. The CCAA praised her for her wisdom and guidance at a ceremony where she was given a plaque and a gift for her exceptional service over the years. Congratulations, Mireille, for this well-deserved honour! Click for more on this story.

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ATHLETICS CELEBRATE THEIR BEST AND BRIGHTEST AT AWARDS CEREMONY
FULL PHOTO WEBSITE OF EVENT NOW AVAILABLE!
May 14, 2015
The athletic and academic stars of Vanier's varsity sports teams were announced at our Athletic Awards Ceremony on Friday evening in the Auditorium. The Female Athlete of the Year was Caroline Task (seen at far left), and the Male Athlete of the Year was Abdul Kamane (seen to her right). Congratulations to you both! For the full list of winners, and tons of award and candid photos taken during the festivities, just click here.

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WRESTLER DUGRENIER ANNOUNCES HER RETIREMENT
May 13, 2015
We have just heard that Vanier wrestler Martine Dugrenier, a three-time world champion who competed in two Olympics, has announced her retirement from competition. Martine reached the podium at the Wrestling World Championships six times in her career including three consecutive gold medals in 2008, 2009 and 2010. She competed at the Olympics twice, finishing fifth in Beijing in 2008 and fifth in London in 2012 and won no fewer than eight Canadian championships. She plans on completing her Masters degree in education, all the while continuing to coach elite-level wrestling as well as teach Physical Education here at Vanier. Click for more.

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DIV.1 MEN'S BASKETBALL TO PLAY IN SUMMER LEAGUE
ASSISTANT COACH NATHAN GRANT MOVES TO CONCORDIA
May 4, 2015
For the first time ever, our Vanier men’s Division 1 team will have a summer team. They will play 2 tournaments in Montreal and 2 in the U.S. Practices start on May 4th. The team will be composed of returning players and our incoming recruits. Congratulations to alum Nathan Grant, who has been named an assistant coach with the Concordia University men’s basketball team. Nathan was an assistant with our men’s Division 1 team last year. Please see the link for the announcement. One of our co-captains from last year, Jean-Daniel Mathieu, has signed with Concordia for next year. JD will study Industrial Engineering at Concordia.

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ARCHAMBAULT PLACED ON CFL'S TOP-20 PROSPECT LIST
April 27, 2015
Congratulations to former Cheetah defensive star Byron Archambault who was just announced as being in 14th place in the final Scouting Bureau Rankings of the Top-20 CFL Draft Prospects for the upcoming 2015 season. At the CFL National Combine in March, Byron impressed a lot of scouts by placing FIRST in Bench Press with 41 (second highest number in Combine history!) and also finishing first in the Shuttle and 4th in the 3-cone competitions. All players on last year's prospect list were signed by CFL teams, and it is expected that this year should prove no different. Good luck in the big leagues, Byron! For more on this story and to read the CFL announcement, visit our Football Alumni web page. Just click for Click for more..

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MOORE WINS GOLD MEDAL AT WRESTLING NATIONALS
ALSO NAMED CADET ATHLETE OF THE YEAR BY WRESTLING CANADA
April 14, 2015
At the Canadian Juvenile/Cadet Wrestling Championships which were held in Fredericton, New Brunswick between April 9-12, 2015, our very own Alex Moore won a Gold Medal in the 69kg category. At the same tournament, it was announced that he had been picked by Wrestling Canada as their 2014 Cadet Athlete of the Year due to the strength of his national and international results throughout that year. Congratulations, Alex! For full tournament results and action photos from the competition, just click for Click for more..

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INDOOR SEASON ENDS FOR WOMEN'S SOCCER CHEETAHS AT PLAYOFFS
April 13, 2015
At the Division 2 Women's Soccer playoff quarter-finals on Sunday, April 12th, the Vanier Cheetahs lost 1-0 to Abitibi-Témiscamingue. This ends the indoor season for the Lady Cheetahs who had an excellent record of 9-3 during the regular season. Congratulations to head coach Patrice Glemaud and to the entire team for a great year. They will return to action in the fall for their regular outdoor season which will be played on our brand new artificial turf field. Click on the team photo at left for a high-res version.

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SEASON ENDS FOR TWO TEAMS ON WEEKEND
DIV.2 MEN'S BASKETBALL & DIV.1 MEN'S SOCCER BOW OUT
March 30, 2015
The Div. 2 Men's Basketball and Div.1 Men's Soccer teams both played in their respective playoffs last weekend. On Friday, the Div.2 Men's Basketball team lost 64-57 in the quarterfinals and then lost 90-69 in the consolation game to St-Jean on Saturday. The Div.1 Men's Soccer team lost 2-1 to Université du Québec à Chicoutimi in the first round game. Then later in the same day in the quarter-finals, they dropped a 7-1 decision to first-place Rosemont. For full details, just click for Click for more..

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FOOTBALL CHEETAH ALUMNI AT CFL COMBINE
March 30, 2015

Our alums Byron Archambault, Brandon Tennant, and Jean-Samuel Blanc all competed last weekend at the CFL National Combine, the major showcase to display your talents in hopes of improving your chances at the upcoming CFL Draft.

On Saturday, Byron Archambault placed FIRST in Bench Press with 41 (second highest number in CFL Combine history.) Byron also finished first in the Shuttle and 4th in the 3-cone competitions. Jean-Samuel Blanc previously competed at the Montreal Regional Combine and was one of only 4 others invited to advance to the National Combine (to which Byron and Brandon had received direct invitations). For more details and links to videos, view the page from our Football Alumni section.


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ATHLETICS ALUMNI FACEBOOK PAGE LAUNCHED
We want to remind everyone about our Alumni Facebook page which is targeted at the numerous student athletes and coaches who have competed here at Vanier. The page has many, many photos dating from the present right back to the early 1970s. A big thank you to Linda Macpherson for her efforts in putting this project together and to Jamie Rabinovitch and Melodie Le Siege for helping to set it all up. To visit the page and start your reminiscing, just click for Click for more..

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WATCH THIS GREAT PROFILE OF THE CHEERLEADING TEAM MADE BY VTV
March 12, 2015
VTV has yet again produced a super video profile, this time of our Varsity Cheerleading team. The video was filmed during preparations for the team's upcoming competition this Sunday at Centre Pierre-Charbonneau. Check out their video and while you're at it, be sure to follow VTV on Youtube if you aren't doing so already! Click to watch.

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DIVISION 1 MEN'S BASKETBALL CHEETAHS
ALMOST PULL OFF UPSET AT PROVINCIALS
TEAM HAD BEATEN JOHN ABBOTT TO ADVANCE TO FINALS
March 9, 2015
On the weekend, the Div.1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs came close to winning at the Provincials which were held at Collège Montmorency. On Saturday, they faced John Abbott in the semi-finals and emerged with a clutch 71-63 victory, advancing them to the finals for the 4th time in the last 5 years. However, in Sunday's finals they lost 80-71. Still, congratulations to Coach Andy Hertzog and the whole team for a great effort. For game details, click for Click for more..

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VTV POSTS RECAP OF THE DIVISION 1
"DO OR DIE" BASKETBALL GAMES
VIDEO RECORDED AFTER FRIDAY'S DOUBLEHEADER
March 4, 2015
VTV has posted another great sports video. This time, they have a recap of the exciting doubleheader on Friday VS Édouard-Montpetit. The video includes lots of action footage as well as interviews of the men's and women's players after the games. Check out their video and while you're at it, be sure to follow them on Youtube if you aren't doing so already! Click to watch.

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BIG WIN FOR DIV.1 MEN'S BASKETBALL
BUT A TOUGH LOSS FOR THE WOMEN
DIV.2 MEN'S SOCCER WIN ONE, LOSE ONE
March 2, 2015
On Friday evening, the Div. 1 Women's and Men's Basketball Cheetahs played a do-or-die home doubleheader VS Édouard-Montpetit with a shot at the provincial playoffs on the line for both teams. In the 1st game, the Lady Cheetahs came up just short with a 67-62 loss, thus ending their season. In the 2nd game, the Div.1 Men came up with a clutch 91-83 win and will now play in the semi-finals on March 7th at 6:30 VS John Abbott at host Montmorency in Laval. For details, click for Click for more..

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MIXED RESULTS FOR DIV. 1 MEN'S
BASKETBALL & SOCCER CHEETAHS
DIV. 1 WOMEN AND DIV.2 MEN HOOPSTERS LOSE
February 23, 2015
The Div. 1 Men's Basketball and Soccer teams had mixed results in games played last weekend. Both teams played twice, won their first games and then lost their second game. The Div. 1 Men's Basketball team defeated 1st-place Champlain Saint-Lambert on Friday but then lost to 2nd-place John Abbott on Sunday. The Div. 1 Women's Basketball team lost on Friday and the Div. 2 Men lost on Sunday. In Indoor Soccer action, the Div. 1 Men beat Lionel Groulx 2-1 then lost to UQO 4-2 and to Rosemont 6-4. For details, just click for Click for more..

FLAG FOOTBALL UNDEFEATED AT TOURNEY
TEAM NOW PREPARES FOR TOURNAMENT ON MARCH 22ND
February 20, 2015

Congratulations to the Lady Flag Football Cheetahs who were undefeated at a tournament held on February 14th at Collège Rosemont. The team started off with wins over host Rosemont and then went on to beat Ahuntsic and finished the tournament undefeated. To read Coach Tara Mrakic's report, just click for Click for more..


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A WIN FOR DIV.1 MEN'S BASKETBALL
AND TWO WINS FOR WOMEN'S SOCCER
DIV.1 MEN'S SOCCER TIE ONE, LOSE ONE
February 16, 2015
On Sunday, the Div. 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs beat Édouard-Montpetit 88-60 on the road. The Div.2 Men's Basketball team lost a 91-75 road game on Friday to first-place Ahuntsic. In indoor soccer action, the Lady Cheetahs won twice on Sunday, beating Rosemont 2-1 and Gérald-Godin 5-2, while on Saturday, the Div.1 Men's team tied Bishop's University 4-4 and then lost to 5-2 to ETS. For details, just click for Click for more..

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VERY TOUGH WEEKEND FOR HOOPSTERS
BUT DIV.1 MEN DO BETTER IN INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE
February 9, 2015
The Div. 1 Men's and Women's Basketball teams had a very rough weekend. First, they hosted Montmorency on Friday. The ladies lost 77-27 and the men lost 69-44. Then on Sunday, both teams played at Dawson where the women lost 69-43 and the men lost 60-55. On Sunday, the Div.2 Men's Basketball team dropped a 97-73 home decision to Montmorency. However, the Div.1 Men's Soccer team split two games VS some tough university teams. For details, just click for Click for more..

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KEAN HARELIMANA LEADS TEAM CANADA OVER TEAM USA
HUGE QUARTERBACK SACK IGNITES TEAM IN WIN
February 6, 2015
Team Canada, led by Cheetahs defensive star Kean Harelimana, the team's captain, defeated Team USA 25-9 at the Under-18 International Bowl held in AT&T (Cowboy) Stadium, Arlington, Texas on January 30th. One of his trademark thundering sacks on the U.S. quarterback is credited with turning the game in Canada's favour when they were initially down 3-0 and unable to get their offence moving. Great job, Kean! You can watch his huge quarterback sack by clicking on this link. The play happens at the 24:30 mark. For the full story on the game, just click for Click for more..

FOOTBALL CHEETAHS SIGN TOP OFFENSIVE LINEMEN PROSPECTS
COACH PETE WELCOMES FUTURE STARS
February 2, 2015
The Div.1 Men's Football Cheetahs announced the signing of Dawson Spooner (far left) from the St. Lazare Stallions and Danil Balan (to his right) from the North Shore Mustangs. You can click on either of their photos to see the photo of them with Coach Peter Chryssomalis at the signing. Welcome to Vanier, Dawson and Danil!

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EMPLOYMENT OFFER: EQUIPMENT MANAGER
TO WORK WITH DIV.1 FOOTBALL CHEETAHS

Vanier College is presently looking for candidates interested in filling the position of Equipment Manager for our Division 1 football team. We have a document that provides all of the duties entailed in this position. For full details on how to apply for this position, just click for more.


BYRON ARCHAMBAULT COURTED BY NFL
FORMER STAR CHEETAH PLAYER DOING GREAT
February 2, 2015
Former Cheetah defensive star Byron Archambault was featured in a recent article in the Journal de Montréal in which they report on the attention he has been attracting from NFL teams. The feature-length article focuses on his remarkable journey from Vanier to the Vanier Cup-winning U of M Carabins to... who knows? For more info and to read the article translated into English, just click for more.

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CHEETAH HOOPSTERS HAVE A ROUGH WEEKEND
ALL THREE TEAMS DROP MATCHES
February 2, 2015
The Div.1 Women's Basketball Cheetahs lost a road game 76-51 at Trois-Rivières on Friday. On the same evening, the Div.2 Men's Basketball team also lost on the road at Dawson by the score of 81-54. Finally, on Saturday afternoon, the Div.1 Men's team lost an exhibition match to University of Maine-Fort Kent 76-62. For details on all of these games, just click for Click for more..

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VANIER WRESTLERS CONTINUE TO DOMINATE
WIN 6 GOLD MEDALS AND 1 BRONZE IN THREE TOURNEYS
January 29, 2015

Five Vanier wrestlers competed in three tournaments over the month of January and emerged with a phenomenal six Gold Medals as well as a Bronze Medal. Congratulations to you all! Included in the results were four wrestlers who won Gold Medals in their weight categories in EACH of the two tournaments in which they participated. For details on all of these competitions, and to also see some great action photos, we invite you to visit our Wrestling home page.


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CHEETAH HOOPSTERS WIN ALL 4 WEEKEND GAMES
DIV.1 WOMEN WIN TWICE , DIV.1&2 MEN WIN ONCE EACH
January 26, 2015
The Div.1 Basketball Cheetahs both won in a home doubleheader VS John Abbott on Friday evening. The ladies won 67-51, while the Div.1 Men followed with an 88-66 win. Then on Sunday, the Div.1 Women and Div.2 Men's Basketball teams had a home doubleheader VS Nouvelles-Frontières and again both teams won. The Div.1 Women took the first game 56-34 and then the Div.2 Men's team followed with an 81-71 victory. For details, just click for Click for more..

ABDUL KAMANE NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK BY CCAA
CHEETAHS STAR PLAYER RECEIVES NATIONAL-LEVEL HONOUR
January 21, 2015

We were extremely happy to hear that Abdul Kamane of our Division1 Basketball Cheetahs has been named as Male Player of the Week in the RSEQ by the Canadian College Athletics Association (CCAA) subsequent to his stellar play over the last games. On January 16th VS Ste-Foy, Abdul had his usual “double double” with 24 points and 10 rebounds. He also added 4 assists and 5 steals. Abdul also played a pivotal role leading to Vanier's first-place victory at the Sun Youth Holiday Classic tournament held December 18-21. Way ta go, Abdul!


CHEETAH ALUMNI IN THE NEWS: TEVONN WALKER
FORMER STAR PLAYER DOING GREAT IN NCAA - DIVISION 1
January 20, 2015

Congratulations to former Cheetah basketball star Tevonn Walker who has been enjoying a lot of success with the NCAA Div. 1 Valparaiso Crusaders. On January 5th, he was named league Freshman of the Week. Tevonn has logged 26.7 minutes per game — third overall on the team and most among first-year players — proving that head coach Bryce Drew has no doubts about his ability. Valparaiso has a record of 17-3 since Tevonn joined them this season. He was the subject of an article in the Edmonton Sun of January 20th. Tevonn was also featured in an RDS video from January 22nd.


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DIV.1 BASKETBALL TEAMS SPLIT ROAD DOUBLEHEADER
MEN'S & WOMEN'S SOCCER CHEETAHS START 2015 INDOOR GAMES
January 19, 2015

The Division 1 Basketball teams played a road doubleheader on Friday evening and had mixed results.

In the first game, the Lady Cheetahs dropped a 72-50 decision to the Lady Dynamiques despite a terrific performance from our very own Ruth Tshikudi-Tshila.

However in the second game, the Division 1 Men rallied from a 12-point deficit at halftime to take a hard-fought 77-71 victory. You can read Coach Hetzog's full report in our news story.

Our Division 1 Men's Soccer Cheetahs began their Indoor Soccer series in which they face tough opponents from CEGEPs and Universities. They played three games on Saturday and emerged with a win, a loss and a tie. You can read Coach Rohan Piralli's report.

Also, our Division 2 Women's Soccer Cheetahs improved to 5-1-0 with two 3-2 wins on Sunday. Click for more


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DIVISION 1 MEN'S BASKETBALL CHEETAHS
WIN AT SUN YOUTH TOURNAMENT!
SCHNEIDERS SUFFRARD WINS GAME MVP IN FINALS
December 22, 2014
The Div.1 Men's Basketball team won the Sun Youth Holiday Classic Tournament on the weekend, winning all four games they played. On Thursday, they beat Stanstead Select 83-76. They next faced Team Force on Friday, and they won that game 68-64. On Saturday, they defeated Thetford Mines 84-76 in the semi-finals, and then on Sunday, they beat their arch-rivals from John Abbott in an exciting final by the score of 65-64. Read Coach Hetzog's full report. Click for more

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FOOTBALL WINTER PRACTICE SCHEDULE POSTED

The 2015 Winter Indoor Practice Schedule for our Division 1 Football Cheetahs has now been posted. It runs on various Saturdays between February 7th and April 25th. Participants are required to bring shorts, T-shirt and running shoes. All High School (Sec. V only), Midget and Junior players are invited to attend. All first year players must bring their Medicare card for the first practice. For more info, contact Head Coach Peter Chryssomalis at 514-777-8853 or else e-mail him at football@vaniercollege.qc.ca. To view the full schedule, just click here.


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SEVEN FOOTBALL CHEETAHS SIGN
WITH THEIR CHOSEN UNIVERSITIES
SIX WILL PLAY IN QUEBEC, ONE IN ONTARIO
December 18, 2014

No fewer than seven of our players from last year have announced which team they are signing with as they switch from Collegial to University football.

Seen at left are: Top row: Marc-Antoine Varin and François Hamel, middle row: Clément Lebreux, Jordan Perrin, and William Lemire, bottom row: Bill Aziz and Mathieu Bradley.

Congratulations to each an every one of you! Vanier is very proud to have had a hand in your continuing success in football as well as in academics.

You can find out which teams each player has signed with plus also get more info on each player. Click to read more.


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KEAN HARELIMANA NAMED TO U-18 NATIONAL TEAM
LINEBACKER WILL PLAY IN 2015 INTERNATIONAL BOWL IN TEXAS
December 18, 2014

Congratulations to Cheetahs star linebacker Kean Herelimana who was just named to the U-18 National Team that will play in the 2015 International Bowl in Arlington, Texas. The team will compete against Team USA on Friday, January 30 at AT&T (Cowboy) Stadium. This is a tremendous honour and we are thrilled for him to be singled out for his amazing talent as a linebacker. Have a blast while you're there, Kean! Click to read the official announcement.


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VANIER WRESTLERS CONTINUE THEIR SUCCESS
8 MATCHES PRODUCE 6 GOLD MEDALS, 1 SILVER AND 1 BRONZE
December 16, 2014

Four Vanier wrestlers competed in two tournaments over this past weekend and emerged with a phenomenal six Gold Medals as well as a Silver and Bronze Medal. Congratulations to each and every one of you! This weekend's exploits follows their participation, along with two other Vanier wrestlers, in three previous tournaments in which all six wrestlers had all amassed an amazing 15 Gold Medals along with 3 Silver Medals. For details on all of these tournaments, and to also see action photos, we invite you to visit our Wrestling home page.


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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS REAP AWARDS AT LEAGUE BANQUET
December 15, 2014

At the RSEQ Awards Banquet held on Friday, December 12th, the following Cheetah players and staff were singled out for league honours. We had seven award winners including five from our defense: Lukas Redguard, Clément Lebreux, Kean Harelimana, Zack Fitzgerald, and François Hamel. As well, Cullen Tennant received a league Academic Excellence award and our statisticians, Solange Boyer aided by Linda Macpherson and Helena Bastos, won for best Team Statisticians. Other Cheetahs who were nominated for major awards but did not win were Dimitri Sinodinos (Rookie of the Year), Lukas Redguard (Defensive Player of the Year) and the Cheetahs coaches (Coaching Staff of the Year). Click for more


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VTV POSTS PROFILE ON OUR DIVISION 1 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CHEETAHS
VIDEO RECORDED DURING GAME VS DAWSON
December 11, 2014
VTV has posted another great sports video. This time, they focused their lens on our Division 1 Women's Basketball team. The video features an interview with team member Caroline Task and was filmed during and after the team's game VS Dawson on Friday, December 5th. Check out their video and while you're at it, be sure to follow them on Youtube if you aren't doing so already! Click for more

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WEEKEND MEN'S & WOMEN'S BASKETBALL RESULTS
TWO DOUBLEHEADERS PRODUCE VERY DIFFERENT OUTCOMES
December 8, 2014
The Division 1 Basketball Cheetahs both lost in a home doubleheader VS Dawson on Friday evening. The ladies lost 57-54, while the Div.1 Men followed with a tight-collar 72-69 loss. However on Sunday, the Div.1 and Div.2 Men's Basketball teams had a home doubleheader and both won their games. The Div.2 Men beat Marie-Victorin 92-78 and then the Div.1 Men's team beat Montmorency 80-71. For more details, just click for Click for more..

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Byron Archambault hoists the Vanier Cup next to Coach Danny Maciocia. Click on the photo for a larger version.
NINE CHEETAH ALUMNI ON VANIER
CUP WINNING U OF M CARABINS

December 1, 2014

Congratulations to the nine former Cheetahs who were members of the team or coaching staff of this year's Vanier Cup-winning University of Montreal Carabins. Great job in keeping the Vanier Cup in Quebec!

PLAYERS:
Byron Archambault, LB. Played at Vanier 2008, 2009, 2010.
Jean-Samuel Blanc, DL. Played at Vanier 2008, 2009, 2010.
Djonathan Buissereth, DB. Played at Vanier 2009, 2010.
Marc Glaude, OL. Played at Vanier 2009, 2010, 2011.
Junior Luke DL. Played at Vanier 2010, 2011, 2012.
Randy Lusikila, LB. Played at Vanier 2009, 2010.
Karl-Andy Poyau, DL. Played at Vanier 2007, 2008, 2009.
Maïko Zepeda, LB. Played at Vanier 2009, 2010, 2011.
COACHING STAFF:
Danny Desriveaux, Played at Vanier 1999, 2000, 2001.


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DIV. 1 BASKETBALL CHEETAHS LOSE ON ROAD
DIV.2 MEN DEFEAT VIEUX-MONTRÉAL AT HOME ON FRIDAY
December 1, 2014
The Division 2 Men's Basketball Cheetahs took a comfortable 82-63 home win on Friday evening over Vieux-Montréal. However, the Division 1 Basketball Cheetahs both lost in an away doubleheader played at Édouard-Montpetit on Sunday afternoon. The ladies lost a super-close 51-50 heart-breaker, while the Div.1 Men followed with a 70-60 loss. For more details, just click for Click for more..

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DIV.1 BASKETBALL TEAMS WIN ON FRIDAY
LADY SOCCER CHEETAHS SPLIT GAMES ON SUNDAY
November 24, 2014
The Div.1 Men's and Women's Basketball Cheetahs played a home doubleheader on Friday evening and both teams won. The ladies won 61-48 and the Div.1 Men won 71-64. The Div.2 Men's Basketball team lost 78-69 to Brébeuf on Sunday while the Div.2 Women's Soccer Cheetahs split two games in the indoor soccer league. They lost to Joliette 4-0 but beat Marie-Victorin 5-1 to improve to 3-1. Click for more.

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LADY HOOPSTERS WIN, DIV. 2 MEN WIN TWICE
BUT DIV.1 MEN TAKE A ROAD LOSS AGAINST STE-FOY
November 17, 2014
On Friday, all three basketball teams played. The Division 1 Women's Basketball Cheetahs and the Division 2 Men's Basketball Cheetahs both beat Nouvelles-Frontieres in an away doubleheader. The Lady Cheetahs won 49-43 with Alesia Barrett's 18 points and Caroline Task's 15 points leading the way. Then the Division 2 Men won their game 82-71. Scoring details are not yet available.
Also on Friday, the Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs played a road game at Ste-Foy and came up on the short end of a 74-55 decision. Abdul-Rahman Kamane scored 19 points and Schneiders Suffrard scored 11 in the loss. Finally, on Sunday, the Division 2 Men played a home game VS Ahuntsic and came out with an 81-72 victory to improve their season record to 3-2. Mohammad Sultan had 20 points while Kyle Ambris added 15 in the win.

RSEQ NAMES CHEETAHS IN 2014 ALL-STAR TEAMS
TARA MRAKIC NAMED A FLAG FOOTBALL COACH OF THE YEAR
November 14, 2014

The RSEQ has announced the All-Stars for Men's Division 1 Soccer, Women's Division 2 Soccer, Men's and Women's Rugby and Women's Flag Football. The Cheetahs have 5 five all-stars led by Women's Soccer with two All-Stars in Lisa Lavoie-Quinn and Megan Theroux. Here is the full list of All-Stars announced so far:

Women's Flag Football:
Jenna Araujo
Women's Rugby:
Sarah Koch
Men's Rugby:
Kevin Dulude-Maher
Women's Div.2 Soccer:
Lisa Lavoie-Quinn
Megan Théroux
Men's Div.1 Soccer (Academic All-Star):
Jeison Fabian Nieves Marquez

Women's Flag Football, Div. C: Coach of the Year: Tara Mrakic.

Congratulations to all the winners on the great seasons they have had. Stay tuned for more award winners as they are announced.


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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS LOSE IN PLAYOFF SEMIFINALS
DESPITE 9-1 REGULAR SEASON, TEAM COMES UP SHORT
November 10, 2014
Our Division 1 Football Cheetahs played the Champlain-Lennoxville Cougars on Saturday evening in the RSEQ playoff semi-finals. Unfortunately, the team came out on the short end of a 64-18 blowout win for the Cougars in front of a disappointed home crowd. After having dominated the league in the regular season, finishing with a 9-1 record, the Cheetahs were definitely hoping for for more than what they got. Champlain jumped out early and had scored 4 touchdowns before Vanier scored their first. Congratulations to Coach Peter Chryssomalis and the entire team for a great season. For game details, just click for more.

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WOMEN SOCCER & DIV.1 MEN BASKETBALL WIN
DIV.1 WOMEN AND DIV.2 MEN HOOPSTERS LOSE
November 10, 2014
The Div.2 Women's Soccer Cheetahs started their Indoor Soccer season on Sunday with a pair of wins. They defeated Joliette 3-1 and André-Laurendeau 5-3. In basketball action, there was a rare road triple-header at Montmorency. In the 1st game, the Div.1 Ladies lost 68-35. In the 2nd game, the Div.1 Men won 60-56 and in the 3rd game, the Div.2 Men lost a close 63-60 decision. For details on these games, just click for more.

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NOT A GREAT WEEKEND FOR HOOPSTERS
FLAG FOOTBALL TEAM BOWS OUT IN PLAYOFFS
November 3, 2014
The Div.1 Basketball Cheetahs played a home doubleheader on Friday. The Women lost 53-46 and the Men lost 70-62. On Sunday, the Div. 1 and 2 Men played at home without much more success. The Div.2 Men lost 94-90 to Dawson and then the Div.1 Men's team lost to Champlain Saint-Lambert 81-73 in OT. On Saturday, the Lady Flag Football team's season ended as they lost in the playoffs. Click for more.

VTV INTERVIEWS CHEETAHS FOOTBALL
HEAD COACH PETER CHRYSSOMALIS
VTV has posted a new video. This one features an in-depth interview between Darren Becker and Cheetahs Football Head Coach Peter Chryssomalis. Coach Pete discusses the team's 9-1 season record and their outlook for the playoffs. Check out their video and while you're at it, be sure to follow them on Youtube if you aren't doing so already! Click for more

FOOTBALL CHEETAHS DEFEAT SPARTIATES
EARN A BYE IN PLAYOFF QUARTERFINALS

FIRST PLACE FINISH GIVES THEM A WEEK OFF
October 27, 2014
Our Division 1 Football Cheetahs defeated the Vieux-Montréal Spartiates 23-16 in a road game on Saturday. With the win, they finish the regular season with a stellar 9-1 record and sole possession of first place. The win earns the team a bye in the playoff quarterfinals and they jump straight to the league semi-finals the week after. For game details and to see some great action photos, too, just click for more.

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LADY HOOPSTERS BEAT JOHN ABBOTT
FLAG FOOTBALL TEAM ADVANCES TO PLAYOFFS
October 27, 2014
The Div.1 Women's Basketball Cheetahs evened their season record at 1-1 with a 59-41 road win over John Abbott on Friday. Unfortunately, the Div.1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs lost 79-73 in the second game. The Div.2 Men's Basketball team played their 1st game on Sunday and won 77-49. In other action, the Flag Football team finished their season with a record of 6-4 and will now advance to the playoffs. Click for more.

VTV POSTS HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO OF
BASKETBALL WIN OVER DAWSON
VTV has again posted a terrific highlights video. This one was made just after the Div.1 Men's Basketball's season opening 68-64 road win over Dawson College. There is action footage galore plus interviews with some of the players. Check out their video and while you're at it, be sure to follow them on Youtube if you aren't doing so already! Click for more

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS DEMOLISH LYNX TO GO 8-1
FIRST PLACE ON THE LINE IN NEXT GAME VS VIEUX
October 20, 2014
Our Division 1 Football Cheetahs took a dominant 47-14 win at home on Saturday evening over the visiting team from Édouard-Montpetit. Vanier took a commanding 28-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back in the lopsided victory. They will next face the 2nd place Vieux Montréal Spartiates this Saturday evening at their home CEPSUM field. A win will guarantee the Cheetahs first place and give them a bye in the playoff quarterfinals. Click for more.

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DIV.1 MEN HOOPSTERS BEAT DAWSON
LADY FLAG FOOTBALL TEAM DEFEATS ROSEMONT 34-1
October 20, 2014
The Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs got their season off to a fine start by beating perennial rivals from Dawson on the road 68-64. You can read Coach Hertzog's full report. Unfortunately, the Division 1 Lady Basketball Cheetahs had a heartbreaking 59-58 home-opening loss to Trois-Rivières. In other action, the Flag Football team took a sold 34-1 win over Rosemont to improve to 5-3. Click for more.

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VTV POSTS PROFILE ON FLAG FOOTBALL TEAM

VTV has come through again with another super video, this one profiling our successful Lady Flag Football Cheetahs. There are interviews with some of the players and also one with Coach Tara Mrakic, seen at left. Check out their video and while you're at it, be sure to follow them on Youtube if you aren't doing so already! Click for more


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LADY SOCCER FINISH SEASON WITH A WIN
DIV.1 MEN'S SOCCER CHEETAHS BATTLE DAWSON TO A TIE
October 14, 2014
The Div.2 Lady Soccer Cheetahs completed their regular season with a 4-3 home win over Saint-Jérôme. They unfortunately won't play in the playoffs despite their terrific 6-2 season record. Congrats to Coach Mrakic and the whole team for their great year! In other action, the Div.1 Men's Soccer Cheetahs played their last home game VS Dawson and ended up with a 0-0 draw. Click for more.

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WOMEN'S SOCCER WIN BIG ON ROAD
OTHER VARSITY TEAMS HAD MIXED RESULTS
October 6, 2014
The Division 2 Women's Soccer team improved to 5-2 after they took a huge 3-1 road win over André-Laurendeau on Friday evening. Unfortunately, both the Division1 Men's Soccer team as well as the Lady Flag Football team lost twice. The Men's and Women's Rugby Cheetahs didn't have any more success either as they lost on Sunday. Also, the Division 1 Men's Basketball team played in a pre-season tournament. Click for more.

Watch VTV's coverage of the OT win over the Cougars.

VTV POSTS A GREAT VIDEO ON FOOTBALL GAME 7

VTV has posted another excellent video, this one about the thrilling OT win by the Football Cheetahs over Lennoxville on September 27th. You can see great game footage combined with interviews with fans and players alike. Check their video and while you're at it, be sure to follow them on Youtube if you aren't doing so already! Click for more


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ATHLETICS ALUMNI FACEBOOK PAGE LAUNCHED
We are pleased to announce the launching of a new Facebook page dedicated to the numerous student athletes and coaches who have competed here at Vanier. The page has many, many photos from 2014 going right back to the early 1970s. A big thank you to Linda Macpherson for her efforts in putting this project together and to Jamie Rabinovitch and Melodie Le Siege for helping to set it all up. To visit the page and start your reminiscing, just click for Click for more..

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS BEAT COUGARS AT HOME
TEAM COMES UP BIG IN HUGE OVERTIME VICTORY
September 29, 2014
Our Division 1 Football Cheetahs won at home on Saturday evening to improve their perfect record to 7-0, but it wasn't easy. The Cougars, number one in the other division, sent the game into overtime after a late 4th-quarter touchdown. But the Cheetahs came up with a passing touchdown of their own to win 23-16, sending their boisterous supporters home happy. The team will next face Montmorency on the road on Saturday at 7:00 PM. Click for more.

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS GO 6-0 WITH HOME WIN
TEAM TAKES BIG HOME WIN ON NEW FOOTBALL FIELD
September 22, 2014
Our Division 1 Football Cheetahs played a huge home game over Notre-Dame-de-Foy on Saturday evening and emerged with a comfortable 37-12 victory to please the hometown crowd. Once our offence came to life in the second quarter, the Cheetahs dominated their opponents completely, keeping them from scoring a TD until we had built a 37-6 lead in the fourth quarter. The team next faces Champlain-Lennoxville at home this Saturday at 8:00 PM. Click for more.

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FLAG FOOTBALL WINS TWICE TO GO 4-0
WOMEN'S SOCCER SPLIT THEIR 2 GAMES

MEN'S SOCCER LOSE 1-0 HEARTBREAKER
September 22, 2014
The women's Flag Football team improved to a perfect 4-0 after taking two road victories on Saturday. They first beat Brébeuf 25-12 and then defeated Ahuntsic 19-2. Meanwhile, the Women's Div.2 Soccer Cheetahs record stands at 3-1 after they split two games on the weekend. The Div.1 Men's Soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision on the road at Rosemont and on Sunday, both Rugby teams lost to John Abbott at home. Click for more.

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS WIN 5TH STRAIGHT
WOMEN'S SOCCER AND FLAG FOOTBALL ALSO WIN
September 15, 2014
Our Division 1 Football Cheetahs played again on the road on Saturday and whitewashed Garneau Élans 38-0. Quarterback Dimitri Sinodinos connected for 3 TD passes. The team's next game will be at home VS Notre-Dame-de-Foy this coming Saturday at 7:00 PM. In other action, the Div.1 Men's Soccer team tied twice, the Div. 2 Lady Soccer Cheetahs took a 4-1 home win over Marianopolis, and the Lady Flag Football Cheetahs opened their season with two wins. Click for more.

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS WIN ON THE ROAD
SEASON RECORD NOW A PERFECT 4-0 WITH 31-16 WIN
September 8, 2014
Our Division 1 Football Cheetahs played on the road on Saturday at Cégep de Lévis-Lauzon and came up with a solid 31-16 victory. Quarterback Dimitri Sinodinos completed 24 passes, two for TDs. The team's next game will also be on the road at Cégep Garneau in Québec City this coming Saturday, September 13th starting at 4:30 PM. In other action, on Sunday the Div.1 Men's Soccer team dropped a 3-0 road game, while the Div. 2 Lady Soccer Cheetahs took a 1-0 road win at Saint Jérôme. Click for more.

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS BEAT MONTMORENCY
TEAM IMPROVES TO 3-0 WITH 18-10 HOME WIN
September 2, 2014
Vanier's Div.1 Football Cheetahs played a home game on Saturday against Montmorency and ended on the good side of a tight 18-10 decision. Quarterback duties were split between Cullen Tennant and rookie pivot Dimitri Sinodinos, and each threw a TD pass to account for all majors scored by the Cheetahs. The team will next face Lévis-Lauzon in a road game near Québec City on this Saturday, September 6th starting at 1:00 PM. Click for more.

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DEV LAMOUR OFFERED 5-YEAR U.S. SCHOLARSHIP
STAR RECEIVER IMPRESSED COACHES AT UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO
August 25, 2014

Some great news was recently brought to our attention when we heard that Cheetah star player Dev Lamour (seen at left) has accepted a full scholarship from the University of Buffalo. We found out about the story via an article published in Les Nouvelles Saint-Laurent on August 13, 2014. We have translated the article from French and it's now accessible for you to read in English. Congratulations, Dev! Click for more.


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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS MAUL LYNX ON ROAD
TEAM RUNS THEIR RECORD TO 2-0 WITH 29-18 VICTORY
August 25, 2014
Vanier's Div.1 Football Cheetahs took a solid 29-18 win over Édouard-Montpetit on the road on Saturday afternoon. Again, Cullen Tennant was the quarterback and he threw 2 TD passes in the first half to pace the offence. They added a rushing TD in the 3rd quarter to seal the deal. The team will next face Montmorency on Saturday, August 30th at 1:00 PM in a home game played at Concordia University football field, 7141 Sherbrooke W. Click for more.

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SINODINOS AND HAMEL WIN SCHOLARSHIPS
FROM THE MONTREAL ALOUETTES
PLAYERS WIN $750 AND $1000 RESPECTIVELY
August 25, 2014

Congratulations to rookie quarterback Dimitrios Sinodinos, (far left), who received a $750 check for his academic excellence. Dimitrios was named to the RSEQ Juvenile Division All-Star Team in 2013 and he has maintained an academic average of 93%. Another Vanier recipient was Francois Hamel who won a $1000 award for both athletic and academic excellence. Congratulations to you both! Click for all winners.


Football Cheetahs beat Vieux in home opener.
FOOTBALL CHEETAHS BEAT VIEUX-MONTRÉAL
TAKE SOLID 36-20 WIN AT HOME TO OPEN SEASON
August 18, 2014
Vanier's Division 1 Football Cheetahs opened their season with a decisive 36-20 win over Vieux-Montréal on Saturday. Dev Lamour paced the Vanier offense with 4 passes good for 64 yards and 2 touchdowns. Cullen Tennant was the quarterback in the win. Kean Harelimana and Jordan Perrin racked up the top number of tackles for the defence. The team will next face Édouard-Montpetit in a road game on Saturday August 23rd starting at 1:00 PM.

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BILL MACARTHUR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP SET UP
FUND CREATED TO SUPPORT DESERVING VANIER ATHLETES
June 23, 2014

All of us were extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Vanier Phys-Ed teacher Bill Macarthur who died suddenly at his home on January 1st. In his memory, the Bill MacArthur Memorial Scholarship has been set up. You can make donations to the fund by following the following steps.

Go to the Vanier College Foundation main funding page on canadahelps.org. Click on the "donate now" button to the right and enter the amount of the donation. On the Fund/Designation menu, click the arrow to see a list of all different funds and then select "Bill MacArthur Award". Those who donate will automatically receive a tax receipt directly from Canada Helps. Thank you!


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VANIER SOCCER STAR SIGNED BY U.S. UNIVERSITY
June 11, 2014
Congratulations go out to Lendell Louis-Jacques, star midfielder for our Division 1 Vanier Soccer Cheetahs. It was just announced by Sports Ambitions that Lendell has been signed by Williams Woods, a private university located in the state of Missouri that has about 3800 students. For Lendell, it will be a great opportunity to continue to practice his favorite sport, while starting his American university studies in his chosen program. For all the details on this story, just click for Click for more..

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NEW IN OUR FOOTBALL ALUMNI SECTION
LATEST STORIES ON JÉRÉMI ROCH AND HUGO RICHARD
June 4, 2014
We have had a lot of recent stories regarding our Football Cheetah alumni including two on former quarterbacks Jérémi Roch and Hugo Richard. Jérémi has been practicing with the Alouettes at their spring training camp, while Hugo was recently awarded an $8000.00 scholarship to continue competing in the university league. Congratulations to you both! Click for more on Football Cheetah alumni.

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2013-2014 ATHLETIC AWARDS BANQUET
May 16, 2014

Our full coverage of this year's Awards Banquet is now available. You can see all the award winners from the varsity teams as well as the special award winners such as Coach of the Year, Outstanding Contribution as well as Athletes of the year and more. As in previous years, we have included tons of photos, including many candid shots, each one of which can be clicked on to access a high-resolution version suitable for printing. Click for Click for more..

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VANIER WRESTLER DOROTHY YEATS
WINS BURSARY FROM SPORT-ÉTUDES
April 8, 2014
Dorothy Yeats, a 5-time national age group champion and the Gold Medalist at the World Junior Championships in both 2012 and 2103, was honoured with a bursary awarded to her from La Fondation Desjardins-Sport-Études. A special reception, attended by Director General Normand W. Bernier as well as representatives from the Fondation Desjardins and Alliance Sport-Études, was held at Vanier to mark this achievement. Congratulations, Dory! For all the details on this story, just click for Click for more..

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DIVISION 2 MEN GO 1-2 AT REGIONAL PLAYOFFS
TEAM'S SUCCESSFUL SEASON COMES TO AN END
March 24, 2014
Our Division 2 men's basketball team played in their regional playoffs this past weekend. In the quarterfinals, we defeated Marie-Victorin 86-74, but then lost 84-58 to Montmorency in the semifinal and then 82-77 VS Ahuntsic in the consolation game. Although the playoffs did not go as they had hoped, the team had a very good season finishing solidly in 3rd place with an 11-5 record. Congrats to Coach Rowan Barnes and the entire team for a very successful season! Click for more on the team.

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DIVISION 1 MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM
FINISHES 4TH AT CCAA NATIONALS

CAME WITHIN A WHISKER OF MAKING FINALS
March 17, 2014
The Div.1 Basketball Cheetahs played extremely well under tough conditions at the CCAA Nationals held in Squamish BC, which concluded on Saturday. After taking a hard-fought 115-102 OT win in the quarterfinals on Thursday, they lost a 103-102 OT heartbreaker in the semifinals to the eventual national champion Langara Falcons. Although they won the subsequent Bronze qualifier VS Quest Kermodes Saturday morning, they lost the Bronze Medal match to Sheridan Bruins that same evening. Congrats to the entire team for a great season! Click for Click for more..

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DIV.1 MEN WIN FIRST GAME AT
CCAA BASKETBALL NATIONALS

ADVANCE TO SEMIFINALS ON FRIDAY AT 9:30PM MTL TIME
March 14, 2014
Vanier's Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs advanced to the semifinals of the 2014 CCAA Men's Basketball Nationals on Thursday with a stirring 115-102 overtime win over Holland College in the first round quarterfinals! Vanier was down by 7 points at the half, but they were tied 94-94 at the end of regulation time.
However, Vanier really turned on the jets in OT to emerge with the decisive 13-point margin of victory. Click for more on the win in the quarterfinals. They advance to face the #1 nationally-ranked team in the country, the Langara Falcons of Vancouver, BC. The game will be held on Friday, March 14th starting at 6:30 PM Pacific Time (9:30 PM Montreal time).

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DIV.1 MEN WIN AT PROVINCIALS!
DIV.2 MEN'S TEAM DEFEATS BRÉBEUF TO IMPROVE TO 10-4
March 3, 2014
The Div.1 Basketball Cheetahs had a very successful weekend at the Provincial Championships at John Abbott College. They defeated Ste-Foy 61-55 in the semi-finals on Saturday and then took the solid 77-67 victory over Dawson in the Sunday finals. The team now advances to the CCAA Nationals in British Columbia from March 12-15. Congratulations to Coach Hertzog and the entire team! On Friday, the Div.2 Men's team defeated previously unbeaten Brébeuf 70-65. For all weekend action, click for Click for more..

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DIV.1 MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM FINISHES AT 16-2
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CHEETAHS' SEASON ENDS WITH LOSS
February 24, 2014
The Div.1 Basketball Cheetahs played a road doubleheader VS Ste-Foy on Friday to complete their regular season game schedule. The women lost the first game 62-40 and thus ended their season since they didn't qualify for the provincial playoffs. In the second game, the Div.1 Men won 69-62, finishing their regular season with a phenomenal 16-2 record. (Second place Dawson was 11-7.) In other action, the Men's Soccer Cheetahs lost the 3 games they played on Saturday in the indoor league. Click for Click for more..

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JULIEN KAFO AWARDED MAJOR U.S. SCHOLARSHIP
FULL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP WITH UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
February 5, 2014

We are pleased to announce that football defensive lineman Julien Kafo has been offered a full scholarship to attend the University of Minnesota. (See press release) Julien distinguished himself playing on this year's team as well as on the 2012 Vanier Football Cheetahs which won the Bol d'Or that year, our fourth title in seven years at the time. Julien was our 2013 Defensive Lineman of the Year, recording 35 tackles (including 11 for a loss) and also five sacks. Congratulations, Julien! Click for a video from the University of Minnesota. Also, click for a video of the signing ceremony at Vanier.


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DIV. 1 MEN'S BASKETBALL CHEETAHS SPLIT GAMES
DIV.2 MEN EXTEND THEIR WIN STREAK TO 7 GAMES
February 3, 2014
The Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs played twice this weekend. On Friday, they defeated Édouard-Montpetit Lynx 78-74, but on Sunday their 9-game win streak came to an end after an 81-67 loss to Ste-Foy. The Lady Basketball Cheetahs lost a close 72-69 match in double OT. to the Lynx. On Sunday, the Div.2 Men's Cheetahs extended their win streak to 8 with a 79-73 clutch win at home over Dawson. For all weekend action, just click for Click for more..

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DIV. 1 MEN'S BASKETBALL CHEETAHS ARE ON FIRE
DIVISION 1 WOMEN LOSE ROAD GAME ON SUNDAY
January 20, 2014
The Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs continued their winning ways by defeating the visiting Dawson Blues in a heart-stopping 94-92 victory in overtime. The win was the team's 7th in a row and they currently have a stranglehold on first place in the league with a record of 12-1. Elsewhere, the Div.2 men's team played in the Tournoi des Lynx from Friday to Sunday, and they won two of their three games. For all weekend action, just click for Click for more..

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WRESTLER RECEIVES AWARD FROM THE
GEORGES ST-PIERRE FOUNDATION
FRANCIS CARTER IS AN UP-AND-COMING STAR
January 16, 2014
Georges St-Pierre, former Welterweight Champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship series, announced that his foundation will be providing a new series of bursaries that will be given in partnership with the Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec. Among the first winners announced at a press conference on January 14th was Vanier wrestler Francis Carter. To find out more about this story, just click for Click for more..

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MARCO BROUILLETTE RE-SIGNS CONTRACT WITH ALS
FORMER VANIER QUARTERBACK IS NOW AN ALS STALWART
January 15, 2014
Ex-Cheetahs star quarterback Marc-Olivier Brouillette has been doing amazing things since he joined the Montreal Alouettes. He was their rookie of the year in 2010 and last year he had another phenomenally successful season where he was called upon to replace the injured Kyries Hébert as weak-side linebacker position. In that role, Brouillette recorded a career-best four sacks, and also earned the CFL's Canadian Player of the Week honour on two occasions in 2013 PLUS he was awarded Canadian Player of the Month for August. Way ta go, Marco! Click for Click for more..

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VANIER MOURNS THE LOSS OF BILL MACARTHUR
CELEBRATION OF HIS LIFE AT SPORTS COMPLEX SAT. JAN. 11
January 6, 2014

We were all tremendously saddened to hear of the passing of Vanier Phys-Ed teacher Bill Macarthur who died suddenly at his home on January 1st. A celebration of Bill's life took place on Saturday, January 11th at the Vanier College Sports Complex. The event was a music-filled, kid-friendly affair which was followed by refreshments for those present. People wishing to make a donation in Bill's memory are asked to do so to the Makupo Development Group, www.makupo.org, or the charity of your choice. Rest in peace, Bill.


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BASKETBALL SIGNING AIRS ON CTV MONTREAL
THERE ARE NOW TWO CLIPS YOU CAN WATCH
November 15, 2013
CTV Montreal aired a feature on Wednesday about the signing ceremony for two of our men’s basketball players which was held in the Sports Complex. Tevonn Walker and Max Joseph signed their NCAA letters of intent with Valparaiso University at the ceremony. We offer our congratulations to both of them! You can view the clip, "CTV Montreal: Cheetahs take pride in graduating!" Click for more.
THIS JUST IN! Vanier produced a more in-depth video about the signing. Click here to watch.

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RUNNING BACK BRYCE VIEIRA PROFILED ON CTV SPORTS
October 23, 2013

Vanier Football Cheetahs star running back Bryce Vieira was the subject of a great little video profile which just aired on CTV Montreal Sports as part of sportscaster Randy Tieman's series "Randy's Rookies".

Click on the link below to view it. It starts just after the short commercial. Congratulations, Bryce! Click for Click for more..


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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS TAKE 200TH ALL-TIME WIN
MEN'S SOCCER & FLAG FOOTBALL TEAMS BOTH WIN TWICE
September 23, 2013
The Men's Div.1 Football Cheetahs celebrated their 200th all-time victory with a gritty come-from-behind decision over the Cégep Garneau Élans on Saturday at home. Losing 23-7 at one point in the 3rd quarter, the Cheetahs fought back to take a well-earned 30-23 win. The team's record improved to 5-1. Also in weekend action, the Div.1 Men won twice while the Div. 2 Women's Soccer team lost their game on Friday but won on Sunday. Click for Click for more..

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FORMER VANIER QUARTERBACK NAMED
CFL'S CANADIAN PLAYER OF THE MONTH
September 6, 2013

We were happy to see that former Cheetah football great Marco Brouillette (left) has been named as the CFL's Canadian Player of the Month following his play in August. Marco has 4 forced fumbles (2 of which led to TDs) and 4 QB sacks already this season. Congratulations, Marco! We have many other former football players who are making it in the pros. To see the latest stories including Marco's, just click for Click for more..


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VANIER RUNNING BACK WINS LEAGUE
PLAYER-OF-THE-WEEK HONOURS
September 5, 2013

We're pleased to announce that Running Back Khalil Kerr has been named by the RSEQ as a league Player-of-the-Week following his tremendous performance last Saturday. In a Cheetahs win over the Édouard-Montpetit Lynx, Khalil returned four punts for 108 yards (a 27-yard average return) and also scored an electrifying 55-yard pass and run for a touchdown. During the game, he carried the ball six times for a total of 61 yards.

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS WIN ALOUETTES BURSARIES
THREE TEAM MEMBERS WIN CASH AWARDS
August 26, 2013

At the Montreal Alouettes home game played at Molson Stadium on Thursday, August 22nd (a stirring 39-38 last-second win!) no fewer than three members of our current Vanier Football Cheetahs team were selected to receive bursaries of varying amounts in recognition of their excellence in College football.

The three players who won cash awards were (seen clockwise at the left and starting from the upper left-hand corner) are QB Hugo Richard, rookie lineman Wade Cyr and linebacker Jean Gabriel Poulin. The awards were presented by the Montreal Alouettes and the Fondation de l'athlète d'excellence du Québec.

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VANIER WRESTLER REPEATS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP GOLD
August 16, 2013
Dorothy Yeats, a 5-time national age group champion and the 2012 Gold Medalist at the World Junior Championships, repeated her World Championship at the competition held in Sofia, Bulgaria on August 15th. Congratulations, Dory! Last year, Yeats surprised many by going on to win a Silver Medal at the World SENIOR Championships, and this year she has her sites set on the top of the podium! For all the details on this story, just click for Click for more..

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VANIER CELEBRATES THEIR BEST AT
2013 ATHLETIC AWARDS BANQUET

HIGH-RESOLUTIONS PHOTOS NOW ADDED
May 23, 2013
Athletics continued the tradition of honouring our most gifted student athletes as well as those who help them reach their athletic and academic goals at our banquet held May 3rd. Seen at left are Athletes of the Year Frédérique Potvin and Hugo Richard. Click for Click for more.

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VANIER WRESTLER VINCE DE MARINIS ON CTV SPORTS
May 9, 2013
Congratulations to Vanier wrestler Vince De Marinis (far left) who was recently the subject of a CTV Sports video featurette that aired on May 8th. The video presented Vince as the latest subject of the series "Randy's Rookies" which focuses on up and coming stars of amateur sports. In March, Vince won a Silver Medal in his weight division at the Canadian Junior National Wrestling Championships in Fredericton. For more Vanier wrestling news on this and other stories, we invite you to pay a visit to the Vanier Athletics Wrestling home page where you can view Vince's video in full.

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MIXED VOLLEYBALL TEAM WINS SILVER!
ONLY LOSS IN PLAYOFFS IS IN FINALS VS JOLIETTE

April 8, 2013

Congratulations to the Vanier Mixed Volleyball Cheetahs who competed at the Regional Playoffs held at Dawson on Sunday. They made it all the way to the finals before losing to the powerhouse team from Joliette, thus securing themselves a well-deserved Silver Medal. Congratulations to Head Coach Cecilia Torres and to the entire team for a job well done. You can click on the photo at left for a larger version. View the team's home page.


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FREDERIQUE POTVIN COMMITS TO
THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

RECEIVES FULL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
March 20, 2013
The two-time CCAA All-Canadian had made her choice for next season. The University of Pittsburgh is the place she will be studying social work. Frederique has had an illustrious career at Vanier. Besides her All-Canadian awards, she was also a 3-time league all-star and was the 2011-12 Vanier Female Athlete of the year. This season she led the league in scoring and assists. Frederique is also a
former member of the Cadette Women’s National team and competed at the World Championships. Congratulations, Fred, and good luck to you as a Panther! Click for more

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FRÉDÉRIQUE POTVIN NAMED ALL-CANADIAN
RECEIVES AWARD FOR THE SECOND TIME
March 13, 2013
Congratulations to Frédérique Potvin, captain of our Division 1 Vanier Basketball Lady Cheetahs. She was named on March 13th as a 2013 CCAA Women's Basketball All-Canadian, her second time to be given this national-level honour. This award came as a result of her stellar record throughout the year in the very tough Quebec division, arguably the most competitive in all Canada. Frédérique was named as the RSEQ league's Player of the Year, was tops in the league in both scoring and assists last season, and helped lead Vanier to an excellent 12-5 record. Click for more

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EMILY PRÉVOST WILL PLAY WITH LANCERS
January 25, 2013
The University of Windsor Lancers Head Coach Chantal Vallée announced the commitment of Emily Prevost to their Women’s Basketball program for the 2013-14 season. Emily is currently the leading scorer in the Quebec Conference, averaging 19.1 points per game, placing her ninth overall in Canada. She also leads the conference in rebounds per game with 11.78, good for fifth in Canada. Congratulations, Emily! Click for Click for more.

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LADIES TAKE SILVER AT SENECA STING
POTVIN & SELHAM NAMED TOURNAMENT ALL-STARS

January 8, 2013
In the opening round, Vanier beat Humber Hawks 54-43 (see photos) and then faced Algoma Thunderbirds in the semi-finals. Algoma opened a 7-point lead after the first quarter but the Cheetahs took control and held a 30-26 lead into the half. Algoma fought hard in the second half but Vanier held firm and won 50-45. See photos.
In the Gold Medal Game, the Algonquin Thunder defeated Vanier Cheetahs 63-58. See photos. Frederique Potvin and Zineb Selham were selected to the team of Tournament All-Stars.

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VANIER TO GET NEW ARTIFICIAL TURF FIELD!
December 20, 2012
At a news conference held on December 20th, it was announced that Vanier College would be the site for the construction of a new artificial turf field which will be shared by local Saint-Laurent soccer and football clubs and by the men’s and women’s sports teams here at Vanier. The conference was attended by Als quarterback Anthony Calvillo and Mayor Alan DeSousa as well as Vanier DG Gilbert Héroux and provincial officials. Click for Click for more.

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS WIN
BOL D'OR CHAMPIONSHIP!
November 19, 2012
The Division 1 Men's Football Cheetahs won their 4th Bol d'Or in the past 7 years on Saturday in Québec City, beating the Lennoxville Cougars 25-19 in a hotly contested match between the league's two top teams. The Cheetahs were supported by a boisterous group of students, staff and parents who rode there in buses. Congratulations to head coach Peter Chryssomalis and to each team member. For game details, photos and videos, just click for Click for more.

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS WIN IN SEMI-FINALS SATURDAY
TEAM WILL FACE LENNOXVILLE COUGARS IN BOL D'OR
November 12 , 2012
Vanier's Football Cheetahs defeated the Montmorency Nomades on Saturday in the Division 1 Football semi-finals. The game was close for the first quarter, but then the offence scored 29 unanswered points and the Cheetahs emerged with the 44-14 victory. They will now face the Cougars in the Bol d'Or in Québec City on this coming Saturday. The Cheetahs were led again by QB Hugo Richard who rushed for 4 TDs himself. The Vanier defense was super solid, especially in the second half where they held the Nomades to no points scored. Click for Click for more.

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FLAG FOOTBALL TEAM WINS AT
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS!
November 5, 2012
The Lady Flag Football Cheetahs played in the Regional playoffs this weekend and won the championship banner which will be raised to the rafters of our Vanier Sports Complex gymnasium! The Ladies took a tight 7-6 win over Rosemont on Saturday and then faced the undefeated team from Bois-de-Boulgne (10-0) on Sunday emerging with a convincing 31-20 championship victory. Congratulations to head coach Tara Mrakic and the entire team. Visit the Flag Football team home page.

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OUR MAX HANNA WINS CTSQ AWARD
November 5, 2012
Longtime Vanier Athletic Therapist Max Hanna has won the CTSQ (la Corporation des Therapeutres du Sports du Quebec) Outstanding SAT (Student Athletic Therapist) / Internship Provider Award. This award is given to CTSQ members who have given tirelessly of themselves to provide time, support, and guidance to CTSQ certification members on their quest to becoming successful Certified Athletic Therapists. Their efforts provide a strong professional base and future for the field of Athletic Therapy in Quebec. The monetary award of $500.00 is meant to acknowledge their efforts. Congratulations, Max!

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LADY SOCCER CHEETAHS FINISH IN FIRST PLACE!
GET A BYE IN OPENING ROUND OF PLAYOFFS

October 9, 2012
The Division 2 Lady Soccer Cheetahs have finished the season in first place following two wins on Friday and Sunday. The win on Friday was at home and the Ladies blanked Lionel-Groulx 3-0. They then played a road game against Maisonneuve on Sunday and secured a 4-2 victory to finish the season with a 7-1-0 record. You can get scoring details, plus results form other sports from the long weekend. Click for Click for more.

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DOROTHY YEATS IS NAMED AS A FINALIST FOR
CANADIAN JUNIOR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AWARD
October 3, 2012
Our very own Dorothy Yeats, Vanier's top student wrestler and a world champion in her weight category, (see video) has been named as one of the three finalists for the 40th Canadian Sport Awards in the category of Junior Athlete of the Year. The award winner will be announced in a ceremony that will be held on October 17, 2012. Congratulations yet again, Dory! We'll be pulling for you to win the award, but just to be nominated is a huge honour! You can read the press release for more info.

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS BACK ON WINNING TRACK
HOWEVER OTHER VARSITY TEAMS NOT AS SUCCESSFUL
October 1, 2012
Our Football Cheetahs are back to winning (and back in 1st place) after a 30-13 road win over F-X-Garneau on Saturday. Their season record is now 6-1. On Friday, the Division 1 Men's Soccer Cheetahs lost 2-1 to Sainte-Foy and then on Sunday afternoon they lost 4-1 to John Abbott. Also, the previously undefeated Division 2 Lady Soccer Cheetahs lost on Sunday to Marianopolis 4-1. Their record is now 5-1. On Sunday, the Lady Flag Football Cheetahs lost 32-12 to Gerald-Godin and both rugby teams lost in a doubleheader @ Champlain St-Lambert. The Men lost 17-7 while the Ladies lost 44-0. Click for Click for more.

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FOOTBALL CHEETAHS JUST KEEP ON WINNING
WOMEN SOCCER, MEN RUGBY & FLAG FOOTBALL TEAMS ALSO WIN
September 17, 2012
Our football team extended their perfect season record to 5-0 with an easy 36-3 home win over Notre-Dame-de-Foy on Saturday. Three unanswered TDs in the 3rd quarter secured the victory for the undefeated Cheetahs. The Lady Soccer Cheetahs are now 2-0 after their 2-1 road win over Marianopolis on Saturday, and the Lady Flag Football team are also 2-0 after a 6-0 decision over Rosemont. The Men's Div.1 Soccer team played twice, tying Ahuntsic 1-1 and then losing 1-0 to Dawson. Our Rugby teams split a home doubleheader on Sunday. The ladies lost 12-3, the men won 20-7. Click for Click for more.

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YEATS WINS GOLD AT JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
September 6, 2012
We're very happy to announce that Vanier wrestler Dorothy Yeats has won a Gold Medal in the 67 kg category at the 2012 Junior World Championships, held in Pattaya, Thailand on September 6th. She defeated Russia's Svetlana Babushkina in the finals to seal her title. This world championship is just the latest feather in the cap of this amazingly gifted athlete. Earlier this year, Dory won Gold at the Canadian Championships in both the Junior AND Senior levels. Congratulations, Dory! Click for more.

Four Vanier Olympians
VANIER STAFF, STUDENTS AND ALUMNI
COMPETED AT LONDON OLYMPICS

August 13, 2012

No fewer than four members of the Vanier community competed at the London Olympics.

Martine Dugrenier : Wrestling - 63kg
Result: Martine just missed a Bronze Medal.

David Tremblay : Wrestling - 55kg
Result: eliminated in the preliminaries.

Karine Thomas : Synchronized Swimming
Result: Karine's team finished in 4th place.

Karine Sergerie : Taekwondo - 67kg
Result: eliminated in the quarterfinals.

Read more about Martine & David's Olympics on the Vanier Athletics Wrestling page.


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VANIER CELEBRATES THEIR BEST AT
2012 ATHLETIC AWARDS BANQUET

HIGH-RESOLUTIONS PHOTOS NOW ADDED
May 23, 2012
Athletics continued the tradition of honouring our most gifted student athletes as well as those who help them reach their athletic and academic goals at our banquet held May 4th. Seen at left are Athletes of the Year Frédérique Potvin and Joel Brtka. Click for Click for more.

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MOE PETRUS SIGNED BY NFL'S TAMPA BAY!
May 7, 2012
We were thrilled to hear that former Vanier Football Cheetah Moe Petrus has been signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. He participated in their training camp and impressed them enough that they signed him. At 6 foot 2 inches and 302 pounds, Moe was named to the to the Big-East First All-Star team. He participated in 52 consecutive games with UConn before being snapped up by the Bucs. His signing was reported on this page in CBS Sports, and in greater detail (from TSN) on this page. Congratulations, Moe!

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FOOTBALL ALUMNI CHOSEN
DURING 2012 CFL DRAFT
May 4, 2012

Four of our former Cheetahs were snapped up in the CFL Draft. Ameet Pall (far left) went even earlier than expected and was drafted 5th overall in the entire CFL! He will be playing for the Calgary Stampeders. To view a video posted by Calgary about Ameet's selection, click here.

Matthew Norman (top right) went in round 3 and was picked up by BC via Hamilton.

Also, Hasan Hazime (seen at bottom left) was picked in round 5 by the Esks while Ryan White (at bottom right) was selected in round 6 by the Als.

Congratulations to you all and welcome to the pro ranks! To see the CFL Draft home page, click here.


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VANIER WINS AGAIN AT THE 40TH ANNUAL
MCGILL INTRAMURAL CÉGEP FESTIVAL!

April17, 2012
Vanier brought home the title of Champions from the 40th Annual McGill Intramural Cégep Festival for the fourth time in the last five years on Friday, April 13th. All six English Cégeps participated in an evening of friendly competition in Badminton, Basketball, Dodgeball, Soccer and Volleyball. We just squeaked ahead of John Abbott by a mere 1 point for the win. Congratulations to the 50 students who participated and made this all possible. Click on the photo at left.

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IN-DEPTH ARTICLE ABOUT WRESTLER DOROTHY YEATS
April 10, 2012
Congratulations to Vanier wrestler Dorothy Yeats (far left) who was recently featured in a tremendous article that appeared in the Journal de Montréal of April 7th. The article, which was accompanied by a great photo of Dorothy, is currently available to be read online. For more Vanier wrestling news on this and other stories, we invite you to pay a visit to the Vanier Athletics Wrestling page.

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FRÉDÉRIQUE POTVIN NAMED ALL-CANADIAN
March 19, 2012
Congratulations to Division 1 Women's Basketball Cheetahs star player Frédérique Potvin who was given a prestigious All-Canadian Award at the CCAA Banquet held as part of the National Championship in Truro, Nova Scotia from March 15-18. You can see a high resolution version of her acceptance photo. Click for Click for more.

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VANIER WRESTLER FEATURED ON CTV SPORTS
February 15, 2012
Second year student, Dorothy Yeats, a 4-time national age group champion, who recently won the biggest annual university tournament in Canada, the Guelph Open, was the subject of a video profile on "Randy's Rookies" on CTV Montreal Sports. Dory has completely dominated university meets this year and is clearly one of Canada's top women Olympic wrestling hopefuls for a medal. Congratulations, Dory! For more Vanier wrestling news and to get a link to Dory's video on the CTV website, we invite you to pay a visit to our Wrestling page.

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ANTHONY BARRETTE SIGNED BY ALOUETTES
LOTS MORE ON OTHER FOOTBALL ALUMNI IN THE NEWS
January 31, 2012
Congratulations to football alum Anthony Barrette who was signed by our very own Montreal Alouettes. There are many new stories in our Football Alumni section, including one on Ameet Pall and Matt Norman who are currently on the list of Top 15 CFL Draft Prospects for 2012. Also, our major Alumni page update includes recent stories on Moe Petrus, Kristian Matte and Marc Calixte. There's also a great retro page on the 1978 championship game with photos. Click for more

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MATTHEW BARR FEATURED IN GREAT GAZETTE STORY
January 13, 2012

Division 2 Men's Basketball star Matthew Barr was the subject of a recent Gazette article regarding two major Humanitarian Awards that he has won as well as as his numerous other achievements. Specifically, Matthew won the 2011 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award and the 2011 Upper Year Garfield Weston Award for his work. Barr is a second-year nursing student at Vanier College and has already earned his pilot's license plus he has been to Haiti no fewer than three times on earthquake-related rescue missions. Read the full story. Congratulations, Matthew! You make all of us at Vanier proud to have you with us.


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WRESTLING ALUM NOONAN WINS RHODES SCHOLARSHIP
ALSO, NIKITA CHICOINE IS QFAE WOMAN ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
November 30, 2011
We just heard that one of our former wrestling champions had been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship. Congratulations to Michael Noonan who was informed recently of this huge honour. Michael is completing a BSc in Honours Ecology and has a current Grade Point Average of 4.17 (A perfect GPA is 4.3). More information about Michael's award is available on this page. We also found out that another wrestling alum, Nikita Chicoine, had just been selected by the QFAE as their Woman Athlete of the Year. More information on Nikita's award is available on this page. Congratulations!

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WRESTLER DOROTHY YEATS WINS GOLD AGAIN
November 21, 2011
Congratulations to Vanier wrestler Dorothy Yeats (far left) who won a Gold Medal in in the 67 Kg weight division and also was named Women's MVP at the University of Toronto Wrestling Invitational Tournament held on Saturday, November 19th. Dorothy previously won a Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Championships held in Australia on August 6th as well as the title of Best Women's Wrestler overall at that competition. For more Vanier wrestling news, we invite you to pay a visit to our Wrestling page.

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COACH HERTZOG NOTCHES HIS 500th WIN!
LED OUR TEAM TO A NATIONAL TITLE LAST YEAR
November 18, 2011
Congratulations to our coach of the Division 1 Men's Basketball Cheetahs Andy Hertzog (seen at left with Sports Complex manager Linda Macpherson) who picked up his 500th victory last Friday night. Last year, Coach Hertzog led the team, currently ranked second in the country, to a national championship and with their current 6-0 record, they are are poised to go far this year as well. We're very proud, Andy! Click on the photo for a larger version. Read a Gazette story on his achievement.

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Ben Millaud
MILLAUD GETS SCHOLARSHIP TO NCAA DIV.1 SCHOOL
WILL ATTEND ST. FRANCIS UNIVERSITY IN PENNSYLVANIA NEXT YEAR
October 26, 2011
It was just announced that Ben Millaud, a member of our current men’s Division 1 basketball team, has accepted a full scholarship to Saint Francis University, an NCAA Division 1 school located in Loretto, Pennsylvania. Ben will begin his career at Saint Francis next year, in the 2012-13 season. Ben follows in the footsteps of Vanier alum Deon George, who played for the Red Flash from 1991 through 1995 and was named twice to the Northeast All-Conference first team. Congratulations, Ben!

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Jerome Blake and Shelby Eveleigh
ATHLETICS CELEBRATES THEIR BEST
AT ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET
JEROME AND SHELBY ARE ATHLETES OF THE YEAR
Congratulations to all the award winners at this year's Athletic Awards Banquet. The top honours went to Nationals Tournament MVP Jerome Blake and to the Lady Cheetahs' Shelby Eveleigh, both from our AAA basketball teams. Shelby's sister Katie Eveleigh won the Academic Achievement Award with an average of 97.6! For photos of all our award winners, Click for more.

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VANIER RE-CAPTURES TITLE AT THE
2011 MCGILL INTRAMURAL FESTIVAL

After a one year drought, Vanier took back the title of Champions at the 39th Annual McGill Intramural Festival played on April 8th. This is Vanier's third Championship title in four years. All six English Cégeps enjoyed a fun evening of friendly competition in Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton and Dodgeball. Congratulations to the 60 students who participated and brought back the trophy! You can click on the photo at left for a high-resolution version.


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AAA MEN WIN GOLD!!
March 20, 2011
The AAA Men's Basketball Cheetahs completed an upset of epic proportions by defeating Lethbridge 102-85 in the finals of the CCAA National Championships played on Saturday night. For a second time in a row, the Vanier Player of the Game was Jerome Blake who scored 32 points and was named Tournament MVP. Congratulations to Coach Hertzog and the entire team! Click for more.

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AAA MEN'S CHEETAHS WIN PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIP!
AAA WOMEN TAKE HOME BRONZE MEDAL AT PROVINCIALS
March 7, 2011
The AAA Men's Basketball Cheetahs crowned an excellent regular season by sweeping their games at the provincials to take home the coveted title and a guaranteed trip to the Nationals in Oshawa starting March 17th. Meanwhile, the Lady Cheetahs rebounded from a tough semi-final loss to Dawson to win the Bronze Medal. Click for more.

CHEETAHS BRING HOME BOL D'OR!

Our beloved Football Cheetahs won a tight-collar 31-28 victory over our longtime nemesis, the Spartiates of Cégep Vieux-Montréal to reclaim the provincial championship Bol d'Or on Saturday in Lennoxville. Matthew Norzil had 3 receptions for 99 yards, 2 of them for touchdowns. Alexandre Piché also had an excellent game with 4 pass receptions for a total of 124 yards and 2 TDs. QB Benoit Lacasse threw 4 TD passes and was named Player of the Game. Congratulations to Coach Peter Chryssomalis and to the entire team for another great season. Click for more.


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WRESTLING ALUM AND VANIER TEACHER MARTINE DUGRENIER WINS 3RD STRAIGHT WORLD TITLE
September 10, 2010

Martine Dugrenier (left) was able to pull off the storied "three-peat" by winning gold for a 3rd straight time at the Senior World Wrestling Championships held this year in Moscow. She defeated Elgiza Anarbekova from Kazakhstan in the finals to take the victory. You can click to find out more.


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2009-2010 ATHLETIC
AWARDS BANQUET

May 7, 2010

We held our annual Awards Banquet this year at the Days Inn Conference Center. From our page, you can see photos of winners from the festivities in all categories. Click for more.


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VANIER WRESTLING COACH WINS MAJOR GRANT

Congratulations to Victor Zilberman who has been awarded a $10,000 grant to help current world champion (and Vanier Phys Ed teacher) Martine Dugrenier prepare for the 2012 Olympics in London. Victor had also recently won the Quebec Coach of the Year award for the third time in December 2009. You can check out our Wrestling home page to find out more.


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VANIER WRESTLER WINS GOLD AT NATIONALS
GREG ROSSY WINS BRONZE
March 30, 2010

Karyanne Lacoursière-Roberge (left) placed first at the Canadian National Wrestling Championships, held in Fredericton, New Brunswick. 
Congratulations, Karyanne!

Karyanne will be competing at the World Championships this summer in Hungary with the Canadian National Wrestling Team. To find out more stories on Vanier wrestlers, just click for more.


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AAA WOMEN CAPTURE BRONZE AT PROVINCIALS
AAA MEN'S TEAM LOSES OT THRILLER TO DAWSON

March 8, 2010

After winning their quarter-final match on Friday, our AAA Lady Basketball Cheetahs rebounded from a tough loss in the semi-finals to Ste-Foy on Saturday to win the Bronze Medal match VS Montmorency on Sunday. The AAA Men's season ended when they lost 85-83 in OT to Dawson in their quarter-final match Friday. Click for more.


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GREY CUP VISTS VANIER SPORTS COMPLEX
WAS HERE ON JANUARY 12TH AND JANUARY 27TH

February 1, 2010

As assistant therapist for the Als, Max Hanna, Vanier Cheetahs Head Athletic Therapist had 24 hours to show the cup which he did in G-204 on January 12th. The Cup revisited Vanier during UB on Wed, Jan. 27th at the gym with several Alouettes also in attendance including Cheetah alumni Danny Desriveaux and Shawn Mayne, as well as Max Hanna and others. Click for more.


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EMAIL ADDRESSES OF CHEETAHS VARSITY COACHES:

Men's Division 1 Football: Peter Chryssomalis <football@vaniercollege.qc.ca>
Men's Division 1 Basketball: Andrew Hertzog <ahertzog@hllaw.ca>
Women's Division 1 Basketball: Ruby Viray <ruby.viray@sympatico.ca>
Men's Division 2 Basketball: Rowan Barnes <teksound@hotmail.com>
Men's Division 1 Soccer: Job open. Contact: <nguyenm@vaniercollege.qc.ca>
Women's Division 2 Soccer: Patrice W. Glemaud <p.glemaud@hotmail.com>
Men's and Women's Rugby: Ron Chiasson <ron.chiasson@aipce.com>
Flag Football: Tara Mrakic <flagfootball@vaniercollege.qc.ca>

Cheerleading:
Lydia St-Germain <miss_lyd@live.ca>



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