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DC’s Pichl, Joensen shine in athletics, academics

What does it take to succeed as both an athlete and a student? One word - planning. That’s the message from two athletes who...

Looking for comms on Durham College’s esports varsity team? Read on.

When Durham College (DC) opened its $800,000 esports gaming arena in April, it received high-profile media attention from outlets like CBC, Global News, Breakfast...

The balance of being a student athlete

A typical day for a Ridgebacks' hockey player consists of at least three hours in the classroom, and then two hours at practice. This...

From Cuba to DC, baseball love story a big hit

Fernando Suarez's love of baseball has seen him play on diamonds in Cuba and in Canada, including right here at Durham College.Suarez is a...

Recruiting at DC, UOIT seeks to find more than good athletes

Each year during their sport’s season, coaches at both DC and UOIT work hard to lead practices, play games, and maybe get to the playoffs. But they are always looking at the next season. Coaches double as recruiters for their respective teams, searching for more than the best athletes.

Soccer star makes UOIT history

Gliding like an eagle on the wind, Katherine Koehler-Grassau runs across the field. She makes her way to the other side, passing an object...

DC rugby athlete signs football contract

"I started playing football when I was five, I was going to play soccer but my mom missed the registration." Coming out of high school,...

Manziel bad fit in Hamilton

College football star and 2012 Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel, broke his silence about his struggles with alcohol and other issues earlier this month...

Sports Hall of Fame inspires athletes

The Oshawa Sports Hall of Fame has been inspiring athletes since it opened in 1986. It began in 1982 when Oshawa City Council made...

Oshawa’s Dwayne De Rosario soccer academy is growing

Soccer in the Greater Toronto Area has become a lot more exciting after Toronto FC won MLS Cup. DeRo United Futbol Academy (DUFA) in...