(W.J. Smith Photography)

Hawks hunt Lions

The Quinte Skyhawks will look for the second win of their expansion season in the East Division of the Ontario Football Conference junior category when they try to tame the York Lions Saturday at MAS 2. Kick-off is 6 p.m.

Class of 2018

Five athletes, one builder and one team will enter the Belleville Sports Hall of Fame as the Class of 2018.

Sports shorts: June 18

The Belleville Bulldogs senior women's team improved its spotless record to 4-0 in the Toronto Rugby Union's East Division with a 52-28 win over the Oshawa Vikings last weekend at MAS Park.

From left: Fraser Moodey, Christina Pilgrim, Rama Younes and Boluwatife (Tife) Oyeniyi-Adebayo. (Submitted photo)

Premier Panthers

Three local products and one international student took home the top athletic awards for the 2017-18 academic season at Albert College during recent ceremonies at the Belleville institution.


As a fan of football, I would rank my favourite codes of the sport in this order: 1. rugby union; 2. rugby league; 3. gridiron (American and Canadian football); 4. Australian rules; 5. soccer.

Sports shorts: June 12

Five members of Kenzo Dozono's Belleville SKI Karate School medalled at the 2018 Tiger Cup championships held recently in Toronto. The final local count was four gold medals, four silvers and two bronze:

The jersey worn by members of the New Brunswick Hawks when the AHL team won the Calder Cup in 1982. The club was jointly operated by the Toronto Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks. (AHL.com)

Goin' to Game 7

The Toronto Marlies are still trying to become the first Toronto Maple Leafs farm club to capture the Calder Cup since 1982.

Trenton vs. Bayside in the 2018 Barbarian Cup junior girls rugby semi-final round Monday at MAS Park. (Catharine Frost for The Intelligencer)

Bayside second at Barb Cup

The Bayside She Devils were provincial runners-up in the six-team girls division at the 2018 Barbarian Cup Ontario high school junior championships which wrapped up Monday with finals at MAS Park.

Sports shorts: June 11

Denise Richards, 15, from Wooler, and 13-year-old Joseph Spinosa, of Milford, are the most recent recipients of SKIF Karate Canada 2018 Karate-Ka of the Year awards from the SKI Belleville Karate School.

Austin Grills breaks away from a Toronto Junior Argonauts defender to score a touchdown Sunday at St. Michael's College in a historic franchise-first 14-10 OFC victory by the expansion Quinte Skyhawks. (Submitted photo)

Triumph in Toronto

The Quinte Skyhawks recorded their franchise-first victory just three games into their inaugural season — and it came on the road.

NCC hurdler Nate St. Romain (Canada Summer Games file photo)


Top Belleville athlete at the OFSAA track and field finals at York University in Toronto on the weekend was standout hurdler Nate St. Romain of Nicholson Catholic College.

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