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Achilles Fundraiser Run – March 12, 2017
Goalball Provincial Championships – March 24 – 26, 2017
Humber College Outreach Program - April 4th 8am - 12noon
Goalball Jr. Nationals – April 7 – 10, 2017
Richmond Hill Sports Day – April 26, 2017
Ingersoll Sports Day – May 4, 2017
OBSA Sports Camp - July 10-14
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2017 Goalball Junior Nationals Update
Ontario Men and Women Capture Gold at the Junior Goalball Championships
It was double gold medals for the Ontario Goalball teams at the Junior National Goalball Championships (Under 19) this past weekend. The tournament featuring teams from British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec and Nova Scotia was held at the W. Ross Macdonald School.
In the Men’s Division, Team Ontario saved their best game for last as they defeated Nova Scotia 9-3 in the finals. Ontario was beaten twice by Nova Scotia in the round-robin portion of the tournament.
Brice Parker led Ontario with 5 goals in the finals and Nathan Taylor added a hat trick. Nader Ibrahim chipped in with a single goal.
In the semi-finals Ontario beat Quebec/BC 13-3. Brice Parker scored 6 goals, Nader Ibrahim 5 and Nathan Taylor had 2.
Parker and Taylor are both members of the National Junior Goalball Team.
Team Ontario is coached by Bob Mannen.
Nathan Taylor (Ontario), Brice Parker (Ontario) and Mason Smith (Nova Scotia) were named to the All-Tournament Team.
Quebec won the Bronze Medal.
The Ontario Women’s team went undefeated throughout the tournament. In 5 games they scored 61 goals while allowing only 15 against.
In the semi-finals, Emma Reinke’s 9 goals proved to be the difference as Ontario defeated Nova Scotia 13-3. Tessa Rankin and Gen Hart added 2 goals apiece.
In the Finals, Ontario defeated Alberta 13-3. Emma Reinke scored 12 goals and Justice Bushey added a single goal.
Emma Reinke (Ontario), Gen Hart (Ontario) and Meaghan Hargraves (Alberta) were named to the All-Tournament Team.
Team Ontario is coached by Jen McMillan and former Paralympian Annette Carmen.
OBSA Summer Sports Camp Video Launch
OBSA has a NEW ADDRESS:
100 Sunrise Ave, Suite 101
Check It Out!
Check out OBSA athlete Travis Cudney Teach 3 time Olympic gold medalist Jennifer Botterill how to play goalball as a part of CBC Sports Day! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kJ8W9RVjGQ&feature=youtu.be&list=PLPZ40gM7aDFAxBws2g-cHXeLdg6U_uoRD