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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Two Vanier wrestling alums in the news

Two Vanier wrestling alumni were featured in recent news articles. On Monday, March 1st, former Vanier wrestler Martine Dugrenier, a three-time world champion who competed in two Olympics, was featured in a “Where are they now?” kind of article which focussed on her new vocation as a phys-ed and wrestling teacher (right here at Vanier!) […]

Cheerleading Team Wins First Place At Kick’s!

All Three Basketball Teams Lose, But Vanier Wrestlers Have Super Results First, the big news: our varsity Cheerleading team took FIRST PLACE at the big Kick’s Competition which was held in Saint-Leonard on Sunday, their best result at any major competition EVER! Unfortunately, our three basketball teams didn’t fare as well in weekend action. On […]

Dorothy Yeats Wins Gold At 2015 PAN AM Games

Outstanding Wrestler Now Moves On To Compete For McGill Vanier wrestler Dorothy Yeats has won yet another Gold Medal on the world stage, this last one coming on July 17th at the 2015 Pan Am Games that were held in Toronto. She was able to add to Canada’s impressive medal haul at the games by defeating Yudari […]

3-Time World Champion Martine Dugrenier Retires

Vanier Wrestler Also Won 8 National Championships Former Vanier wrestler Martine Dugrenier, a three-time world champion who competed in two Olympics, has announced turned the page on her amazing career in world-class wrestling competition. Martine was a medalist at the Wrestling World Championships six times including an incredible three consecutive gold medals which she won in […]

Alex Moore Wins Gold At Juvenile / Cadet Nationals

Also Named As Canada’s Outstanding Cadet Male Wrestler For 2014 Vanier wrestler Alex Moore added to his many tournament accolades by winning a Gold Medal in the 69 kg weight class at the 2015 Canadian Juvenile Championships which was held from April 9-12 in Fredericton NB. As well, we were very happy to hear that Alex was […]

Vanier Wrestlers Continue To Dominate

Win 6 Gold Medals And 1 Bronze In Three Tourneys 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 wrstlers who won Gold Medals in their weight categories in EACH […]

Vanier Wrestlers Continue Their Success

8 Matches Produce 6 Gold Medals, 1 Silver And 1 Bronze 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 […]

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