Top Story: Men’s Football Advance to Semi-Finals

Report by Denis Lafontaine, Athletics Webmaster.  It was another tremendously successful weekend for our Vanier Cheetahs varsity teams. Among the top stories were wins for Men’s Football in the playoff quarterfinals as well as important victories for both the Women’s and Men’s Division 1 Basketball Cheetahs. Our Division 2 Men’s Basketball team won their game on Friday evening and […]

Athletic Award Ceremony-Update

Athletic Award Ceremony On Friday April 28, 2017 we held our 3rd annual Athletic Ceremony.  It was a great night!!  We would like to say a special Thank you to Donny Insogna for hosting our Banquet!  He is truly the voice of the Cheetahs, and we are so happy your back !! Our First award […]

Wrestling Update

Vanier College Wrestlers Our Vanier College Wrestlers competed this past weekend at the Canadian National Championship in St Catherine, Ontario with the Following results Junior & Senior Alex Moore – 84 kg – 1st Place – Junior and 2nd Place Senior  Alex was also selected as the Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament.   Aly Barghout – […]

Vanier Wrestling Update (Nov 22, 2016)

Vanier wrestlers competed in two tournaments this past weekend: York University Open: 2nd Place: Dajinder Singh Ali Barghout Amanda Savard Laurence Beauregard   Bishop Ryan Open, Hamilton: 1st Place: Aaron Orszak Julien Choquette Kaya Dbe-Snow Alex Campbell  

Vanier Wrestling Update (McMaster – November 2, 2016)

Further to the results of our Vanier Wrestlers at the Concordia University tournament, listed below, the following wrestlers competed this past weekend, Oct. 29, in Hamilton at the McMaster University Invitational:   Men: 1st – Alex Moore 76 kg 1st Guseyn Ruslanzada 72 kg   Women: 1st Laurence Beauregard – 55 kg  

Vanier Wrestling Update (Concordia University Open – October 25, 2016)

Our Vanier wrestlers competed this weekend at the Concordia University Open.  Their results are as follows: Women: Took 2nd place as a team! 1st – Laurence Beauregard 55kg 1st Amanada Savard 67 kg   Men: Took 4th place as a team! 1st Guseyn Ruslanzada 72 kg 1st Alex Moore 76 kg 2nd Sam Barmish 82 […]

2016 Vanier Olympians do the College proud!

Congratulations to the four Vanier students and graduates who competed in the 2016 Olympics in RIO DE JANEIRO. Although none of them claimed a medal, they all put in remarkable performances making it to the finals and almost reaching the podium with a couple of fourth place finishes Vanier graduate Dorothy Yeats, made her first […]

Martine Dugrenier inducted in Hall of Fame

We were very happy and proud to learn that Vanier Phys Ed teacher and wrestling coach Martine Dugrenier, a three-time former world wrestling champion (2008, 2009, 2010) has been named to the 2016 Hall of Fame class by United World Wrestling, the international governing body for the sport of wrestling. The class will be presented […]

Retiring webmaster honoured by wrestling

  In a touching tribute to retiring Athletics Webmaster Denis Lafontaine (seen top row, 3rd from the left), Vanier wrestling coaches and Physical Education teachers Victor Zilberman (seen to the left of Denis), former world champion Martine Dugrenier (top row, second from the right) and David Zilberman (to the right of Martine) arrived in Denis’ […]

Athletics celebrates at 2016 Awards Ceremony

Vanier’s best and brightest athletes were honoured at this year’s Athletic Awards Ceremony, held on the evening of Friday, April 29th. The Female Athlete of the Year was Lamees Aljoundi who played for both the Women’s Soccer and the Flag Football Cheetahs, while the Male Athlete of the Year was Brian Harelimana of our Division […]

Vanier wrestlers excel at Juvenile Nationals

The Juvenile National Wrestling Championships (17-18 years of age) were held in Calgary last weekend and Vanier students did exceptionally well. Here are full Vanier results: 2016 Cadet/Juvenile Canadian Championships Calgary, Alberta, April 15-17, 2016 Vanier Gold Medal winners: Aly Barghout in the 115 kg weight class, and Aaron Orszak in the 76 kg weight […]

Frederic Choquette wrestling at 2016 Junior Nationals

Vanier wrestlers excel at Canadian Junior National Championships

Vanier students had outstanding performances at the Canadian Junior Wrestling Championships which were held in Fredericton, NB on the weekend of March 19-20. Three have qualified for Canada’s National Junior Team and are therefore scheduled to compete in the 2016 Junior World Championships which will be held this year in Macon, France from August 30 […]

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