Author: Stephen Sweet

Spartans finish with heads held high

The Stouffville Spartans have a lot to look forward to. Although the senior boys team lost in the first round of the playoffs, there’s plenty of positivity for the group. The young squad finished their season with a 4-4 record before falling to the Huron Heights Warriors 73-67 in round one of the playoffs. “They just wanted it more toward the end,” said Stouffville’s Travis Nolf. “We both tried, we both worked hard, but at the end of the day, they just came out wanting to win.” There was plenty to like for the Spartans, even in defeat, as...

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Clippers win Richmond Hill tournament

It was a golden finish for the Stouffville Clippers. The bantam select team won the Richmond Hill Stars tournament, held Feb. 1-4, after going undefeated in five games over four days. Stouffville opened the tournament on Feb. 1, tying Goulding Park 5-5. The Clippers would continue to roll in their next two games, shutting out both the Richmond Hill Stars and Pickering Panthers. That earned Stouffville a bye to the semifinals, where it edged the Vaughan Rangers 2-1. Later on Feb. 4, the Clippers knocked off the Acton Chargers 3-2 in the final to win the championship. Three other...

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Phillips showing superbly for Stouffville

Going from minor midget to junior hockey is a big jump for anyone. Asking a defenceman to do it is a major leap but Isaak Phillips has not only landed on his feet, he’s continuing to move forward. The Stouffville Spirit rookie blueliner has been one of the bright spots for the developing squad this season. “It’s been a great experience so far,” Phillips said. “Obviously, the first couple of games were an adjustment to the stronger players and the pace of the game, but I think I’ve developed well, and after the first 10 games, I feel like...

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Spartans in the thick of things

The Stouffville Spartans can play with anyone. That’s the feeling the high school boys hockey team carries whenever it steps out onto the ice. Although, the actual results this season have been mixed. “We’ve been hot and cold all year,” said Spartans head coach Jamie Hewitt. “We had a really good November, we had a dip in December where we didn’t play as well as we could, and then we started out the new year in really good fashion. We’re hoping to go on an upswing from here on in.” The Spartans started off 2018 on the right foot,...

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