Golf in Schools Program

Although it may not feel like it outside, golf season is just around the corner, which means that physical education classes can start to think of spring and summer sports.  Us here at Golf Canada wanted to send along some information on our Golf in Schools program, with the hopes that schools across the country […]

January Sport Spotlight: Hockey

February 27, 2013 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features, Sport Spotlights

Europe has soccer. The Dominican Republic has baseball. Here in Canada, we have hockey. Hockey is our national sport – we eat, sleep, and breathe the sport. Many of our Saturday nights consist of sitting in front of the TV with friends and family taking in the sights and sounds of the game. It’s imbedded […]

December Sport Spotlight: Volleyball

February 5, 2013 by  
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Volleyball is the second most popular team sport in the world. It is a physically demanding sport. Players are in constant motion, jumping an average of 300 times a match, and diving all over the court to make sure the ball does not hit the ground. We will take a look at how volleyball was […]

Dragon Boat

October 31, 2012 by  
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                  As high school students return to school from summer break, one of the many decisions they are faced with is choosing which sports teams to join. Sports like basketball, volleyball and hockey are always top of mind with many students, but one sport that should certainly […]

Cross Country

November 9, 2011 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features, Sport Spotlights

Throughout the first two months of the 2011 high school season, cross country runners across Canada have been honing their skills, putting in seemingly endless training miles and gearing up to put their best foot forward at their respective provincial championships this fall. In this month’s sport spotlight we take a look at stories from […]


October 31, 2011 by  
Filed under Canadian Sport Features, Sport Spotlights

With many provincial golf championships fast approaching at the end of September and early October, our sport spotlight for this month focuses on golf. Read about some past champions as well as what is happening in the coming weeks. Ever since the game of golf was first played on pastures in Scotland, it has been […]


There is no doubt that the popularity of rugby among Canadian high school students is growing quickly. From scrums to rucks to mauls, the sport’s physical and fast paced nature has athletes hooked. Brian Lynch, President of the British Columbia Secondary Schools’ Rugby Union, has spent 20 years with high school rugby athletes and has […]

Track and Field

The track and field season is in full swing and some provincial seasons have already come to a close. Read on for what exciting things are happening in high school track and field. We also caught up with Tamara Jewett, a past OFSAA track and field champion, as well as her high school coaches, to […]

High School Football in Canada

Canada is a country known to most outsiders for its prominence in hockey, however its abundance of talented young football players is beginning to gain more attention. While there have always been successful Canadian professional football players, one change that is occurring is the route that many young athletes are taking to get to the […]

Basketball Review

With March Madness in full swing, the NBA playoffs right around the corner and provincial basketball championships winding down, March is the month of basketball! The popularity and level of basketball in Canada continues to grown, as we take a look at one of Canada’s rising basketball stars as well some of Canada’s past greats. […]

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