Athletics

ATHLETICS
Juvenile Hockey Broadcast
November 24 - Loyola News sports broadcaster, John Myzsak, did the play-by-play and video recording for the November 23 Juvenile hockey game between Loyola and Selwyn House. Watch the complete game and listen to the commentary on our Youtube channel
Bantam 1 Braves
November 23 - The Braves continued their unbeaten start in league play with two wins this week. After a sluggish start in the first period on Monday, the team dominated the second and third on its way to a convincing 7-1 win over Chêne-Bleu. Then yesterday, in the home opener, the Braves shut out Brebeuf by a score of 6-0. Well done Braves! This weekend, the team will participate in the LCC tournament.
Peewee Scouts Division 1
Congratulations to the Peewee Scouts Division 1 team on a very successful week! Following their 0-2 start to the season, the Scouts went on a five-game winning streak, scoring 27 goals in the process. Strong goaltending by Patrick McDevitt and Daniele Mastroianni have kept the opposition at bay. The Scouts head up to Quebec City this Saturday to take on Cardinal Roy for what is sure to be a spirited affair. Departure is 7:30 a.m. from the gym entrance. Go Scouts!
Swim Team
November 23 - Those students interested in joining this year's Swim Team, please pick up information about the team and a permission slip from the Main Office. Return the signed form by next Friday to secure a spot on the team. For any questions, please see Mr. Ryan.
Athletic Hoodies
November 23 - Once again the School Store will be selling sport specific athletic hoodies. Colours offered are maroon, black and grey. Cost is $35 and you must pay at the time of ordering. Please see Ms. Di Iorio in the School Store to place your order. Last day to order will be Wednesday, November 29th. Any questions, please contact Mr. Lafave.
Bantam Basketball
November 20 - Last Friday, the Braves Division 1 team participated in the LCC tournament. They finished with a respectable 2-1 record. The team earned victories over St. Thomas and LCC. They lost to the eventual tournament champions Selwyn by four points. Today both Bantam teams will be practicing in gym 1 to prepare for their games tomorrow.
Bantam Braves Division 1 Team Return from Port Hope
November 20 - The Bantam Braves participated in the Trinity College School this past week in Port Hope, Ontario. Two wins on day 1 and a tie in their third game landed the Braves in the tournament final on Friday afternoon against St-Stephens. The Braves played a strong team game, highlighted by good forechecking and possession in the offensive zone. In the third period, goals by Giancarlo Paolucci and Luca Ruffolo were the difference and the Braves won the final by a score of 3 to 1. Well done Braves! Today, the team resumes its league play and will travel to Chêne-Bleu for a 3pm start. The team is dismissed at 1:15.
Intramural Hockey
November 20 - Intramural Hockey
IHL RECAP: Game #1 Maroon dominates the first half of the game taking a 5-1 lead...White comes back and ties the game but Maroon has a last minute assault and goes on to win 9-5. Game 3 stars: 3rd star - Alex Tsiskakis, 2nd star - Kyle Wozny, 1st star - Giordano Muicci. Warriors of the Game: Dimitri Christopoulos and Matthew Zitella...Game #2 was a close low scoring affair with White having a chance to tie with seconds on the clock. Maroon hang on to win 4-3...Game 3 stars: 3rd star - Aydan Guzevicius, 2nd star - Justin Neemeh, 1st star - Thomas Khairy...Warriors of the Game: Alex Asfour ans Alec Oltaci...In Game # 3 Maroon dominated the game from the beginning. A late surge from White made it interesting but in the end Maroon outguns White 11- 6...Game 3 stars: Noah Abouserhal, 2nd star - Alessandro Gentile, 3rd star - Anthony Marcucci...Warriors of the Game: Justin Piccioni and Vincent Messina...Games this Saturday are at the same time. Please notify Mr. Santillo if you can not make the game by Thursday. LOOKING FOR: GOALIES, REFS and SCOREKEEPERS..see Mr.Santillo if you are interested.
Peewee Scouts Division 2 Team Win Two in a Row
November 9 - The Scouts traveled to the east end of the island, where they played their second game of the season. The team won convincingly over the Eduard Montpetit Bouledogues with a 6-1 victory. The Scouts' next game is this Friday, where they will confront Academie St. Louis  in their home opener at the Ed Meagher Arena. Come cheer on your local team. Go Scouts!
Spartan Race
November 20 - For all Loyola Spartans; Black Friday race entry sale is on until November 27th. Enter HOLIDAY to earn 30% off the Montreal Sprint on May 26th, at noon. AROOO!
Midget Volleyball Team Complete a Perfect Season
November 7 - Last Saturday, the Midget Warriors volleyball team concluded their undefeated season with a convincing win over Westmount High School in the GMAA finals. Led by team captain and game MVP James Kidd, the team showed true resilience by overcoming shaky starts in both sets. In the end, it was the team's commitment to staying positive that enabled them to make the big plays needed to take home the championship. Special thanks also goes out to Loyola B for their efforts and hard work throughout the season. They too are a part of this achievement. Congratulations to all.
Bantam Volleyball Braves Win City Championship
November 7 - Congratulations to Loyola's Bantam volleyball team who beat Vincent Massey last Saturday to take home gold in the GMAA Finals. After a 25-17 win in the first set, Loyola got off to a quick start in the second set and at one point held a 21-13 lead. VMC made a game of it and managed to tie the game at 24 a piece. The Braves refocused and managed to score two points to win the final set 26-24. Congratulations to the MVP of the finals, Philip Rondina.
Cadet Football Team Loses to Collège Notre-Dame
November 7 - Last Saturday, the Cadet Warriors football team lost to Collège Notre-Dame in the City Championship Final. The coaching staff was proud of the team's dedication and tenacity as they fought with all their hearts until the last whistle. Overall, the season was a success and the team improved greatly after a dismal 0-3 start. The Warriors would like to thank the parents, teachers and students who supported the team throughout the season. Equipment pickup will be on Wednesday at lunchtime and after school.
Juvenile Football Champions
November 7 - Last Friday, the Juvenile Football Warriors completed their dream season with an RSEQ Championship as the team defeated Collège Sainte-Anne, 42-14. The Warriors not only took home the championship banner, they also won the banner for sportsmanship which recognized their fair play throughout the season. The team would like to thank all supporters who came to cheer them on to victory. Special thanks go to Mr. Lafave who operated the scoreboard, Mr. de Verteuil who did a fantastic job as the official announcer, as well as Ms. Adams who acted as a DJ extraordinaire. Once again, congratulations Warriors on representing Loyola so well.
Three Championships in Two Days for Loyola
November 5 - The Loyola Juvenile Warriors football team defeated Collège Sainte-Anne on Friday by a score of 42-14 to win the city championship. On Saturday, both the Bantam and Midget volleyball teams won city championship gold in the John Abbott College gymnasium in Ste. Anne de Bellevue. Tom Reynolds' pictures of the Juvenile football game are available on our SmugMug site
La Furia Win the Intramural Soccer Championship
November 3 - Pouring rain did not dampen spirits yesterday in the ISL, as both teams fought valiantly in a tense but ultimately scoreless first half. La Furia struck first in the second with a goal from captain Marcucci, hoping it would be enough for the victory. Within seconds of the end of regulation time, the Eagles tied up the match, forcing overtime. Two brief extra halves couldn't settle the match, but the final kick in shootouts, off of Furia's "Brick Wall" Barberini's foot, sealed the championship for Furia. Former La Furia team captain Luca Cioffi would have been proud. Warriors of the match: Nicholas Cury and Matthew Venditti. Stars: Nicholas Laye and Luca "Big Boot" Barberini. Thank you all for a wonderful season!
Bantam Braves Lose City Championship Match
October 30 - On Saturday, October 28, the Bantam Braves soccer team squared off against Vincent Massey in the championship match. It was a strongly contested game throughout its duration but the match ultimately ended with the Braves falling 2-0 to their opponent. Despite the loss, the team remained composed and positive and supported each other throughout. Coaches de Verteuil and Pantazopoulos would like to thank the team for their dedication and hard work throughout this very successful season. They would also like to thank the fans and parents who came out on Saturday morning to support the team.
Cadet Football Semi-Final Win Will Live in Memory Forever
October 28 - The Warriors marched into the Golden Eagles' nest last Friday and rose like a phoenix from the flames with an incredible victory. The team was down by 13 points with less than four minutes remaining. Offensive coordinator Alain Cloutier called some crafty plays and the offence executed them to perfection. The TSN turning point was a squib kick by team captain Philip Hacala that he recovered himself, thereby enabling the offence to march down the field for a touchdown. With the score 49-48 in favour of Loyola, Dalbé-Viau had a minute to try to win the game. The Loyola defence had other plans, however, and an interception by Wilson Belley assured a magical and scintillating victory for the Warriors. The championship match will be played next Saturday on the road versus the prickly Cactus of Notre-Dame. Tom Reynolds' photos of the game are available on our SmugMug site.
Intramural Soccer: Final Regular Season Match and Playoffs
October 26 - Super Eagles hosted the Spice Boys in the ISL semi-final match. A cautious first half yielded only one goal for the Super Eagles, an opportunistic strike from Joseph Bjolverud. The second half saw a number of breakaway chances for the Spice Boys, but keeper Nicholas Cury was able to turn each shot away. Despite captain Singer's injured appearance late in the second half, the Super Eagles took the match with two more goals, for a final score of 3-0. Stars of the Match: Joseph Bjolverud and Domenico Palumbo. Warriors of the Match: Michael "Castaway" Kulycky and Luca Plescia. Thank you Spice Boys for a wonderful season!
Midget Warriors Soccer Team
Headed to the Finals
October 25 - The Midget Warriors are headed to the finals after their semi-final victory yesterday. Hard fought battles by the defense, with a rock solid midfield, dominated by Luca D’Argenio, led us to quick attacks and blistering finishes from our strikers. Antonio Joao started the scoring frenzy with two early goals, followed by two  more from the unstoppable Gabe Cirillo. Defenseman Daniel Menniti dominated the entire field, gifting us with two brilliant header goals, and securing the 7-1 semi-final victory over cross town rivals, St. Thomas High School. Thanks to the fans for supporting us, despite the heavy downpour. We invite you back. Come support your Warriors at the championship final  game on Saturday, October 28 at Terra-Cotta Park in Pointe Claire. The game starts at 10:30 a.m. Tom Reynolds' pictures of the semi-final match are available on our SmugMug site. 
GMAA League Standings
Check game results and the league standings of your favourite Loyola team on the official GMAA website. Click on the trophy to access the site.
Team Photos and Schedules
Click on each of the images below for an enlargement. 
Midget Volleyball
League Champions
Bantam Volleyball
League Champions
ISL Champions La Furia
Juvenile Football
League Champions
Benjamin Football
Midget Soccer
League Finalists
Bantam Soccer Division 1
League Finalists
Bantam Soccer Division 3
Juvenile Soccer Division 1 
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