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Centennial Basketball Aims High
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Dropby the AWC October 30th to cheer on the Colts. Special homecoming events featuring prizes, snacks, challenges and much more.

By: Mitch McClure & Marcus Duncan

The Centennial Colts men’s basketball team ended the 2012-13 season at 15-5. This record qualified them for the post season where they eventually fell short to George Brown. Despite the loss, the Colts finished fourth overall in the East Division.

The team heated up quickly to start the season, winning nine of their...

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It’s Football Day
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Bottom: Wembley Stadium – London, England: Standing in the Royal Family’s Box inside the England National Team’s 90,000 capacity home.

Amsterdam We spent the day going from pub, to bus, to train, to pub as we made our from one end of the Netherlands to the other with 3 Ajax supporters. They took us to a supporter’s pub in the Red Light District, walked us around the...

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Centennial College Celebrates Amazing Athletes
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By Maria Shipulina
Photos by Danroy Hunt of Foresight Video

Walking by Progress Campus on Wednesday night every Centennial student would be surprised to see the gym transform into a chic venue and college athletes looking like movie stars ready to receive their Oscar.
“You always look great, but tonight you all look absolutely fascinating!” Jennifer Leith, VP of Student & Community Engagement, said in her speech.

On Wed, April 3 athletes, coaches, administration and students gathered...

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Athelete Happy and Proud
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By Maria Shipulina Courier Staff

Centennial College has had a big year for athletics with another excellent showing by the Men’s Varsity Basketball team, an encouraging year from the Women’s Basketball team, a Provincial Bronze Medal from the Women’s Soccer team and a strong showing by the Men’s Soccer team as well.

Centennial College demonstrated their athletic excellence again when they hosted the OCAA Badminton Championships this year on Frebruary 15 and 16. Centennial had five athletes representing...

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Sports Journalism Take on the Blue Jays
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By Mitch McClure Courier Staff,
Photo by Vinia Raymundo

When it comes to journalism there is no replacement for real-life experience. Sitting in a classroom learning the ins and outs of the trade is a great foundation, but at some point practical experience is a neccisity.

That is one reason students from the Sports Journalism program at Centennial College flew to Tampa Bay, Florida during reading week.

They were there to cover a veriety of sporting events, but most notably Major League Baseball’s spring...

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Championship Approaches
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By Maria Shipulina
Courier Staff

Centennial College, hosted the OCAA Badminton Championship this year, with five players competing at provincial level.

The Colts advanced to the Provincials in three categories at Cambrian College in Sudbury Feb. 1st and 2nd. Kevin Ronkiewicz and Kevin Guan together with Sarah Nualan and Jia Yi Feng came second in men’s and women’s doubles. Maria Shipulina ended up third in women’s singles play.

“I’m excited because it is my last year at Centennial,”...

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Blades of Skill
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Successful Speed Skater Strives to be the best in her sport

By Paula Last Courier Editor

Jessica Romaniuk, 24, is a fierce competitor.
Romaniuk is a full-time Centennial College hospitality student by day. In her spare time, she trains for the Special Olympics. So far, she’s got a nice collection of medals from track and bowling.

But it was her recent and rapid rise to success as...

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Q & A with Terence Nelson
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By Mark Cadiz
Courier Staff

Standing at 6”4 and weighing 205lbs, Centennial college basketball player Terence Nelson is one of the key players on the Colts basketball team. As the team is ranked among the top 15 in the country, Terence’s contribution on the court has been a factor to the team’s success.

Could you tell me about yourself and a little bit about your role with the Centennial College Student Association?

I was born in Toronto and returned to school in the...

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Money-Ball Frenzy
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Junior Varsity Centre Takes Top Prize in Inaugural Shootout

By Mitch McClure
Courier Staff

It was raining three-pointers at Centennial College on Wednesday, January 30th as the college hosted an open invitational Three-Point Shootout.

It took place at Progress Campus and over twenty-five students participated in the event. Both men and women took part in the shootout. The rules were very straightforward; thirty seconds were given to each shooter to throw up nine three-pointers...

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Colts Basketball: Men and Women Continuing to Leave a Mark
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As the second half of the college basketball season got underway, both the men and women’s basketball teams didn’t skip a beat.

Centennial’s men’s basketball team played rugged basketball in January. They dropped their first game to George Brown on January 9th by a mere 3 points in a 69-66 outcome, yet bounced back in their next two games against Durham and Cambrian College. Centennial would go on to shatter those...

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