McMaster Marauders victorious over Gryphons

McMaster Marauders men defeated Guelph Gryphons Saturday 82-69 at McMaster.

Photos by John Rennison

 

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Mac's Trevon McNeil goes around Guelph's Daniel Dooley to the basket for two points.

Mac’s Trevon McNeil goes around Guelph’s Daniel Dooley to the basket for two points.

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Mac's Trevon McNeil goes around Guelph's Daniel Dooley to the basket for two points.

Mac’s Trevon McNeil goes around Guelph’s Daniel Dooley to the basket for two points.

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Joe Rocca scores two.

Joe Rocca scores two.

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Mac's Adam Presutti shoots against Guelph's #12 Michel Clark

Mac’s Adam Presutti shoots against Guelph’s #12 Michel Clark

Mac's Rohan Boney goes up the centre for two.

Mac’s Rohan Boney goes up the centre for two.


Peter Moore Invitational Floor Hockey Tournament

The Burlington Special Olympics hosted the Peter Moore Invitational Floor Hockey Tournament at the Haber Recreation Centre in Burlington Saturday.  Nine teams competed in the event ahead of the provincials in May.

Burlington Bobcats in blue shake hands with Durham Devils following their 5-3 loss to the Devils.

Burlington Bobcats in blue shake hands with Durham Devils following their 5-3 loss to the Devils.

Burlington Bobcats in blue shake hands with Durham Devils following their 5-3 loss to the Devils.

Burlington Bobcats in blue shake hands with Durham Devils following their 5-3 loss to the Devils.

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Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Devils' goalie faces a shot

Devils’ goalie faces a shot

The Burlington Bobcats on their bench

The Burlington Bobcats on their bench

A Bobcat celebrates his goal

A Bobcat celebrates his goal

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

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Sarah Bourbeau of the Burlington Bobcats with the ring.

Sarah Bourbeau of the Burlington Bobcats with the ring.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Bobcat player on the bench.

Bobcat player on the bench.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Durham Devils in white against Burlington Bobcats in blue.

Burlington Bobcats in blue against the Oakville Cougars in white.

Burlington Bobcats in blue against the Oakville Cougars in white.

Burlington Bobcats in blue against the Oakville Cougars in white.

Burlington Bobcats in blue against the Oakville Cougars in white.

Burlington Bobcats in blue against the Oakville Cougars in white.

Burlington Bobcats in blue against the Oakville Cougars in white.

Burlington Bobcats in blue against the Oakville Cougars in white.

Burlington Bobcats in blue against the Oakville Cougars in white.

Burlington Bobcats in blue against the Oakville Cougars in white.

Burlington Bobcats in blue against the Oakville Cougars in white.


Some are glad it’s cold

Three ice climbers were happy with the recent cold temperatures.

Saturday three climbers took advantage to climb the frozen water that normally cascades off the escarpment above Highway 403 above the Chedoke golf course.DSC_6318

 

 

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David Lee’s 50 year passion

Lawyer David Lee spent 50 years building his huge train set up in his basement of his home when not involved in his other passions piano, woodworking and golf.


St. Ann School Kids receive Christmas Gifts

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 19,2014, Junior and senior kindergarten students at St Ann Catholic Elementary School dive into gifts provided by the fundraising efforts of Mohawk’s Advertising and Marketing Communications Management students and one of their biggest supporters McKeil Marine. 325 students at the school from junior kindergarten to grade eight all received Christmas gifts. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 19,2014, Katia Kondrakova a grade 2 students at St Ann School can hardly wait for her gift as she watches schoolmates receive their gifts Friday afternoon. The gifts were provided by the fundraising efforts of Mohawk’s Advertising and Marketing Communications Management students and one of their biggest supporters McKeil Marine. 325 students at the school from junior kindergarten to grade eight all received Christmas gifts. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 19,2014, Mohawk students , Including Troy Ansetett with a Christmas coloured mohawk, line up to deliver gifts that they have provided for students at St Ann School through their the fundraising efforts in the Mohawk’s Advertising and Marketing Communications Management program. 325 students at the school from junior kindergarten to grade eight received Christmas gifts. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 19,2014, Senior kindergarten student Liam Chorley and his Education Assistant Sharon Albuquerque excitedly check out the new Hot Wheels set he received Friday afternoon at St Ann School. Advertising and Marketing Communications Management students at Mohawk College fundraising efforts supplied toys for 325 students from junior kindergarten to grade eight . McKeil Marine was one of the programs biggest corporate supporters. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 19,2014, Some of the gifts provided by the fundraising efforts of Mohawk’s Advertising and Marketing Communications Management students and one of their biggest supporters McKeil Marine. 325 students at the school from junior kindergarten to grade eight all received Christmas gifts. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 19,2014, Princess Sehneah a kindergarten student at St Ann School dives into her new backpack to see what might be inside. The gift filled backpacks were provided by the fundraising efforts of Mohawk’s Advertising and Marketing Communications Management students and one of their biggest supporters McKeil Marine. 325 students at the school from junior kindergarten to grade eight all received Christmas gifts. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 19,2014,Malaikai Mazhandu kindergarten student at St Ann School seems to have a good grip on his backpack and awesome new Chewbaca toy. The gift filled backpacks were provided by the fundraising efforts of Mohawk’s Advertising and Marketing Communications Management students and one of their biggest supporters McKeil Marine. 325 students at the school from junior kindergarten to grade eight all received Christmas gifts. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 19,2014, Junior and senior kindergarten students at St Ann wait to dive into gifts provided by the fundraising efforts of Mohawk’s Advertising and Marketing Communications Management students and one of their biggest supporters McKeil Marine. 325 students at the school from junior kindergarten to grade eight all received Christmas gifts. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

 


Hess Street School’s Holiday Lunch

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 18, 2014, Children at Hess Street School enjoy a holiday turkey lunch curtesy of the Liaison College and the Hamilton Spectator. In this photo Henry Nguyen and Kenny Pho line up for some gravy for their turkey dinner by Katrina Simmons. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 18, 2014, Children at Hess Street School enjoy a holiday turkey lunch curtesy of the Liaison College and the Hamilton Spectator. In this photo Tracy Phan , front and Jenny Nguyen join the linefor some potatoes. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 18, 2014, Children at Hess Street School enjoy a holiday turkey lunch curtesy of the Liaison College and the Hamilton Spectator. In this photo Eliyas Humphrey, wearing his Santa hat, looks ready to dig into his holiday dinner. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario , Dec 18, 2014, Richard Chang and Zakia Mohomed add gravy to their potatoes and turkey. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Burlington, Ontario , Dec 18, 2014, Grade 2 student Michell Moase digs into her turkey dinner.Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Burlington, Ontario , Dec 18, 2014, 5 year old Ian Zhang tucks into his turkey dinner. Zhang has only been in Canada since October but was excited to tell his senior kindergarten teacher this morning that ” Today is turkey dinner day! ” Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

 


The National Ballet of Cuba presents The Nutcracker .

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Burlington, Ontario , Dec 18,2014 The Sugar Plum Fairy ,Amaya Rodriguz and her Cavalier Jose Losada dance in the second act of The National Ballet of Cuba’s production of The Nutcracker. The ballet runs Thursday Dec 18,and Friday Dec 19th at The Burlington Center for Performing Arts. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Burlington, Ontario , Dec 18,2014 The Waltz of the Flowers in the second act of The National Ballet of Cuba’s production of The Nutcracker. The ballet runs Thursday Dec 18, and Friday Dec 19th at The Burlington Center for Performing Arts. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Burlington, Ontario , Dec 18,2014 Jose Losada dances the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy’s Cavalier in the second act of The National Ballet of Cuba’s production of The Nutcracker. The ballet runs Thursday Dec 18,and Friday Dec 19th at The Burlington Center for Performing Arts. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Burlington, Ontario , Dec 18,2014, Clara danced by Kate Doxley , Herr Drosselmeyer/ Leandro Perez and the Nutcracker / Roberto Vega watch as The Sugar Plum Fairy Amaya Rodriguz and her Cavalier Jose Losada dance in the second act of The National Ballet of Cuba’s production of The Nutcracker. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

 


CP Holiday Train Pulls into Hamilton

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Hamilton, Ontario, Nov.30,2014, The C.P Holiday Train arrived at Gage Park Sunday evening to an enthusiastic but rain soaked crowd. CP donated $10,000.00 to the local Food Bank and Kira Isabella performed Christmas songs for the crowd which was kept further back from the tracks this year after last years safety concerns. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario, Nov. 30, 2014, The C.P Holiday Train arrived at Gage Park Sunday evening . Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario, Nov. 29,2014, The C.P Holiday Train arrived at Gage Park Sunday evening to an enthusiastic but rain soaked crowd. CP donated $10,000.00 to the local food bank. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario, Nov. 30, 2014, The C.P Holiday Train arrived at Gage Park Sunday evening to an enthusiastic but rain soaked crowd. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton, Ontario, Nov. 29,2014, The C.P Holiday Train arrived at Gage Park Sunday evening. Kira Isabella performed Christmas songs for the crowd. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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Hamilton Ontario , Nov 30,2014 Kira Isabella performs from the CP Holiday Train Sunday night at Gage Park. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

 

 

 


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