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KSA Scholarship Awards for 2017

At its monthly dinner meeting held on April 18, the Kitchener Sports Association (KSA) awarded scholarships to eight local student-athletes. Each receives $1,500 to help cover their expenses in attending college/university this fall. With these…

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Profiling 2017’s Athlete of the Year

This is the first publication in a series that profiles the 2016 Athlete of the Year recipient and nominees. Mark Scheifele Male Athlete (Hockey) Hometown: Kitchener ON, DOB: March 15, 1993, Team: Winnipeg Jets Mark…

KSA Volunteer Recognition Award recipients for 2016: (Standing L-R): Vincent Sica (Kitchener Soccer), James Stuart (Kitchener Minor Baseball), Eleanor Namuddu (Special Olympics of KW), Angelica McKay (Laurel Creek Track Club), Irene Metzger (Sports for Special Athletes), Peter Delorme (Kitchener Rangers), Sue Judge (KW Gymnastics), Kevin Hohl (KW Boys Softball),  Debbie Langridge (KW Sertoma Speed Skating), Melissa Breckles (KW Predators Volleyball), Nimia Piper (Wat. Regional Boxing), Paul Black (Wat. Minor Girls Softball), Paul Mallet (KW Skating), Wyatt & Nick & (next to him) Stacey Gamble (Twin Cities Football), John Wright (Wat. Region Track 3 Ski School), Gord Dearborn (KSA) and Connie Hayward (ROW Swim Club) (Seated L-R):  Jessica Lubert (KW Lacrosse), Kirsten Carr (Kitchener Minor Hockey), Patti Allen (Kitchener Ringette), Amanda Ducey (Stanley Park Optimist Ball), Linda Foley (TopSpin Table Tennis), Jaden & Emmett Gamble (Twin Cities Tackle Football) Absent: Linda Kieswetter (KW Sports Council), Ken Campbell (Wat. Region Nordic Sports), Rob Sutherland (KW Youth Basketball) and Mark Allen (Kitchener Ringette)

KSA recognizes volunteers and announces latest grants

At the Kitchener Sports Association’s November meeting, its 28th annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner, 25 local sports groups took the opportunity to honour one of their key volunteers. Recipients of the awards, and their presenters, were…

Jamal Murray

2015 Athlete of the Year nominees include Murray, Elliot and Pavan

Jamal Murray • NCAA U of Kentucky Freshman All American • All SEC 1st Team & All Freshman Team • 113 3-Pointers – U of Kentucky & SEC Record, 2nd All Time NCAA Record •…


KW athletes enjoyed the Children’s International Games in Taiwan

The International Children’s Games (ICG) were founded in 1968 by Metod Klemenc, a Slovenian sports instructor, better known as the father of the games. His aim was to promote peace and friendship through sports, to…

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Dhane Smith and Leah Robinson 2015 Athlete of the Year nominees

This is the second publication in a series that profiles the 2015 Athlete of the Year nominees. Dhane Smith Dhane Smith is a professional lacrosse player with the Buffalo Bandits of the National Lacrosse League…

Hockey Helps the Homeless (l-r): Greg Herner, Mel Barrie, Terry Barrie and Keith Thompson (Committee members - Keith also plays goal for one of the teams that will be participating in the upcoming event on Oct. 28 at RIM)

KSA donations 2015/2016

The Kitchener Sports Association (KSA) raises money, mainly through the sale of 50/50 tickets at Kitchener Rangers home games, for the benefit of local minor sports groups, their athletes and charities. In the year ending…


Waterloo’s got game! Spread the word — spread the sport!

The City of Waterloo is a healthy, active and vibrant community filled with incredible facilities and opportunities for all ages. Recreation and healthy pursuits are promoted and supported by the Community Services Department and our…

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Fall in love with exercise & start feeling (and looking) better!

Fall is upon us, but just because you’re packing up your swimsuit doesn’t mean you should toss in the towel. Staying active year-round is beneficial for your physical and mental health. Regular exercise helps prevent…