Spits shake things up

Spits shake things up

🕔20:49, 22.Nov 2012

  by Rob Benneian Windsor Spitfires general manager Warren Rychel was not going to sit around while his team continued to flounder. The Spitfires have lost six of their last seven games, including three straight, and have been shut out

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Riverside Rebels heading to playoffs

🕔13:58, 16.Nov 2012

BY: Evan Mathais Nov. 16, 2012 The Riverside Rebels football team is back in the Windsor and Essex County Secondary Schools Athletic Association semi-finals for the first time since 2001 when they won the WECSSA championship. The Rebels finished the regular

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Posa calls players-only meeting

Posa calls players-only meeting

🕔11:01, 16.Nov 2012

column by Rob Benneian The writing may as well have been on the wall. After dropping three straight games to fall into eighth place in the Ontario Hockey League’s Western Conference, the Windsor Spitfires knew they were in trouble. This

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Spits crush Spirit

Spits crush Spirit

🕔00:56, 16.Nov 2012

by Rob Benneian The Windsor Spitfires shook off a sluggish first period to beat the Saginaw Spirit 6-1 Nov. 15 at the WFCU Centre. Kerby Rychel led the way offensively for the Spitfires with two goals and three assists, running

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Vortex Victory

Vortex Victory

🕔09:16, 13.Nov 2012

by Mandy Matthews Five freshman friends are running through the course and into the whirlwind of Tecumseh Vista Academy’s Vortex, leading them along the path of victory winning the school’s first cross-country provincial title. Vista’s Vortex Grade 9 midget boys’

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Changes coming for the Spits?

Changes coming for the Spits?

🕔16:57, 12.Nov 2012

by Rob Benneian What a difference a year makes. Last season, Windsor Spitfires head coach Bob Boughner said he would be thrilled if the team won 30 games, the mark he figured they would need to make the Ontario Hockey

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Riverside winter sports on ice

Riverside winter sports on ice

🕔14:32, 10.Nov 2012

by Evan Mathias Riverside Secondary School could be without a winter sports season this year due to the effects of Bill 115. The ice hockey season, swimming and wrestling have already been officially cancelled and basketball will be officially cancelled

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Vipers withstand Hurricanes

Vipers withstand Hurricanes

🕔22:56, 7.Nov 2012

by Rob Benneian The LaSalle Vipers tallied three times in a span of 1:43 to pull away from the Guelph Hurricanes for a 6-2 win Nov. 7 at the Vollmer Centre. Guelph was able to take an early lead by

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Bulls drop Spits in shootout

Bulls drop Spits in shootout

🕔18:24, 4.Nov 2012

Windsor blows third period lead, overtime opportunities by Rob Benneian The Windsor Spitfires led the Belleville Bulls for nearly 50 minutes Sunday afternoon at the WFCU Centre but lost 2-1 in a shootout. Kerby Rychel scored his team-leading eleventh goal

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Windsor welcomes Grey Cup

Windsor welcomes Grey Cup

🕔14:12, 2.Nov 2012

A choir, a jazz band and hundreds of Canadian Football League fans were on hand to greet the Grey Cup Oct. 30 at the Windsor train station. Canadian Football League officials are touring the Grey Cup through 100 cities across

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Spits top Knights

Spits top Knights

🕔12:23, 2.Nov 2012

by Mitchell Brandner Although the Windsor Spitfires and London Knights have a heated rivalry, the game between the two teams Nov. 1 featured just one fight and a handful of minor penalties. The Spitfires won the game 6-3 thanks in

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Spits photo gallery: Nov. 1

Spits photo gallery: Nov. 1

🕔12:03, 2.Nov 2012

         

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Former Spitfires making their mark

Former Spitfires making their mark

🕔11:28, 2.Nov 2012

By Kenton Wolfe Two former Memorial Cup winning Windsor Spitfires are making their mark in professional hockey despite the NHL lockout. Zack Kassian and Scott Timmins faced off Oct. 27 in Rosemont, Ill. in an American Hockey League matchup between

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Vipers beat ‘stupid’ Rockets

Vipers beat ‘stupid’ Rockets

🕔01:00, 1.Nov 2012

Vipers power play ‘trick a treat by Rob Benneian A trio of power play goals propelled the LaSalle Vipers to a 3-1 win over the visiting Strathroy Rockets Oct. 31 at the Vollmer Complex. After falling behind on a goal

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Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon

Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon

🕔10:33, 30.Oct 2012

Thousands of Canadians and Americans  participated in this year’s Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon. Nearly 24,000 runners, walkers and wheelers registered for the thirty-fifth annual event that took over the streets of downtown Windsor and Detroit Oct. 21. The international

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Spitfires weekend recap

Spitfires weekend recap

🕔09:37, 29.Oct 2012

by Rob Benneian Despite scoring first in all three games, the Windsor Spitfires were able to win just once in a weekend road trip across Ontario. The trip ended Oct. 28 in a 5-2 loss at the hands of the

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Tigers swept by Giants in World Series

Tigers swept by Giants in World Series

🕔00:08, 29.Oct 2012

The Detroit Tigers have lost the World Series in a four-game sweep to the San Francisco Giants. The Tigers lost the deciding game 4-3 in 10 innings. Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro hit the game-winning RBI single in the top

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E.J. Lajeunesse raises funds for new football team

E.J. Lajeunesse raises funds for new football team

🕔22:33, 26.Oct 2012

  by Jamie Adam The brand new junior boys football team at École Secondaire Catholique E.J. Lajeunesse is closer to being able to purchase its own equipment thanks to a fundraiser held Oct. 21 at Club Alouette. After years of

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Leon strives for gold

Leon strives for gold

🕔17:42, 26.Oct 2012

by Brett Hedges Instead of wrestling farm animals like most boys born in Essex County, Dante Leon will be trying to defeat men much older than him to achieve his goals in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The 17-year-old Harrow native will be

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Grade 9 runners surprise at WECSSAA

Grade 9 runners surprise at WECSSAA

🕔16:32, 26.Oct 2012

by Mandy Matthews A new cross-country runner has won the Windsor and Essex County Secondary Schools Athletic Association title and one school scored the top-four spots for midget boys. Last spring, Zoe Sawchuck started running competitively. She ran a number

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