The Holy Spirit High boys’ soccer team put up a good fight against the Holy Heart Highlanders in the 4A championship game last month. They fell to the Highlanders, but earned silver overall in the tourney, which saw seven teams compete over three days. In the back row, from left, are: Sam Avery, Jack Turpin, Evan Pearcey, Isaac Marshall, Luke Carter, Ben Whelan, Jasper Morris, Corey Gale, Jacob Vincent, and coach Dave Weir. In the front row, from left, are Mike Weir, Sam Marshall, Matthew Parsons, Luke Parsons, Ethan Bursey, and Gio Ponzini. Submitted photo

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Prior to the puck drop for the start of an East Coast Hockey League game at the CBS Arena on Saturday, the “home team” Newfoundland Growlers presented the Town of Conception Bay South with a $15,000 cheque for local charities. It was gesture of gratitude for CBS coming to the Growlers’ rescue by supplying them with a home rink when the team was unexpectedly vacated from the Mary Brown’s Centre in St. John’s because of a dispute with St. John’s city council. On hand for the presentation were, from left: Trevor Murphy and Cody MacDonald of the Growlers, CBS Mayor Darrin Bent, and Ken O’Leary, also of the Growlers professional sports club.

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