There’s a tremendous amount of quality high school track and field athletes in the Quinte region, but the majority of them stop training at the end of the season.
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The Township of Tyendinaga has a variety of recreation opportunities for both youth and adults. Having great facilities, for starters, makes that possible.
The previous issue (Fall 2022) of Total Sports Quinte magazine included a feature on Tyendinaga basketball players who competed at the Ontario Summer Indigenous Games.
Centennial Secondary School in Belleville recognized its athletes recently with its year-end banquet. In addition to the major sport awards, each team that was able to run this year also recognized athletes.
While a career in the military can be challenging, sports provide an outlet to decompress, gain additional fitness and interaction with others from across the base.
This is a homage to the rich history of athletes that have called the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory home.
Canadian Olympic hammer thrower Jillian Weir has never lived on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, but she’s certainly proud of her heritage.
The inaugural 1987 Induction Class included two accomplished female athletes in Betty Ingram Wonnacott and Sarah Thompson. The Belleville Sports Hall of Fame came into being in 1987 and today has over 100 athletes, builders and teams as members.
Haley & Sakari Lacrosse and Nate Track and Field are our athletes of the month!