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DIV.2 MEN'S BASKETBALL
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AWAY DOUBLEHEADER
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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. Scoring details of that game are still to come.

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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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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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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 tripleheader 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.

Watch this VTV profile of the women's Flag Football team.

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 Uinversity 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 Juveniile 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.


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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 Divison 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. Bernierwas 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
Febrary 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. Congratualtions, 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. Elsewehere, 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 tremendouly 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 lastest 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.

Congratulations, Khalil! To view the league's official announcement web page, just click for Click for more..


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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, 2012
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 thier 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 Corperation 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. Congratulatoions, 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.

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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 Olymic 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 licence 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 Wreslting 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: Rohan Pirali <pirali@sympatico.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 <tara.mrakic@gmail.com>

Cheerleading:
Kaylee Dubé <simply.kaylee@hotmail.com>



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