• Ryan Fennell named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Cross country runner Ryan Fennell has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week after a sixth place finish at the 2014 OCAA Cross Country Championship. Fennell, a student in the Laurentian @ Georgian psychology program continued his strong season with a sixth place finish out of well over one hundred runners at the championships… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies men’s basketball earn first win of season

    The Georgian Grizzlies basketball teams concluded their eastern road trip Sunday afternoon when they took on the Loyalist Lancers in Belleville. The Grizzlies men’s team was a more determined group coming off a close defeat the day before to St. Lawrence and it showed in the first quarter. Georgian came out scoring, opening the game… Continue reading

  • Ryan Fennell finishes sixth at provincial championship

    For Georgian’s Ryan Fennell it’s been his goal all season. Be among the best OCAA cross country runners in the province and on Saturday he proved he is. The native of Aurora took part in the 2014 OCAA Cross Country Championship in North York and continued his solid season with at sixth place finish. Fennell… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies basketball come up short in openers

    The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams opened up their 2014 OCAA regular season’s on Saturday afternoon when they travelled to Kingston to face the St. Lawrence Vikings. Despite the closeness between the men’s teams in the standings the last number of years the Grizzlies have had no luck in Kingston. In fact the… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies rugby season comes to end with playoff loss

    Heading into their OCAA men’s rugby crossover playoff game the Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team knew they would have their hands full against the defending silver medalists in the Algonquin Thunder. Georgian had a strong regular season with a 4-2 record to earn home field advantage and a Saturday afternoon playoff game at the Barrie… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies impress in volleyball home openers

    The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams opened up their 2014 OCAA season’s on Friday night when they hosted the George Brown Huskies at the Georgian Athletic Centre. Georgian’s women’s team opened in style pulling out a three-nothing sweep over the Huskies to earn their first win of the season. With set wins of… Continue reading

  • Teq Zwarych named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Men’s basketball player Teq Zwarych has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week after helping his team to a second place finish at the Bruins Bash this past weekend. Zwarych, a student in the Automotive Business program was instrumental in getting the Grizzlies to the championship game where he scored 24 points and added… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies golf season wraps up at Nationals

    The Georgian Grizzlies golf season wrapped up on Friday at the 2014 PING CCAA Golf National Championship in Loretteville, Quebec. Both the Grizzlies men’s and women’s teams had consistent efforts through the first two rounds of the tournament, but were unable to get into the top five with the men’s team finishing in eighth place… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies badminton compete at Humber Cup

    The Georgian Grizzlies badminton team competed in their first OCAA invitational tournament of the season this past weekend at the Humber Cup. Well over one hundred athletes took part in the invitational representing numerous colleges from across Ontario. The Grizzlies had several highlights at the tournament as Ethan Zhao (China) and Eric Kern (Desbarats) made it… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women’s volleyball finish fifth at Niagara Invitational

    The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team showed well at the Niagara College Invitational in their final tournament before the OCAA regular season gets underway this week. The Grizzlies opened the tournament strong with a victory over the Fanshawe Falcons by a three-one score (25-18, 23-25, 25-20, 25-21). Georgian had a much tougher time with the… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies men’s volleyball finish second at Northern Cup

    The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team had an impressive showing at the Northern Cup hosted by Cambrian College in Sudbury this past weekend. After finishing the round robin with a two-two record the Grizzlies rebounded in the playoff round earning a big victory over the Cambrian alumni team who had previously defeated the Grizzlies in… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies rugby fall in final match but clinch second spot

    The final game of the OCAA regular season had big playoff implications on the line for both the Georgian Grizzlies and the Conestoga Condors on Sunday afternoon in Kitchener. Georgian were the winners of a tight contest in their first meeting back on Sept. 14 in Barrie by a 33-24 score. The rematch would be… Continue reading

  • Mohawk Mountaineers repeat as Fall Classic Champs

    The Mohawk Mountaineers ran the table for the second straight year at the Grizzlies women’s basketball fall classic this weekend at the Georgian College Athletic Centre in Barrie. Mohawk was the dominant team at the two-day tournament, in all three of their games. The Mountaineers opened with a 72-32 win Friday night over the George… Continue reading

  • Blake Ulrich named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Men’s golfer Blake Ulrich has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week after helping his team to a silver medal at the OCAA Golf Championships. Ulrich, a student in the Bachelor of Business in Golf Management program finished as the top Grizzlies men’s golfer at the provincials and in a tie for ninth overall… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women’s basketball open with semifinal berth

    Things are coming together for the Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball team as they prepare for their 2014 OCAA regular season. This past weekend they competed in the Durham College Big 8 Classic in Oshawa. The Grizzlies opened their tournament schedule on Friday afternoon against the George Brown Huskies. Georgian put together a terrific effort led… Continue reading

  • Men’s basketball place third at St. Lawrence Invitational

    It was a good start for the Grizzlies in their first tournament of the season when they travelled to Kingston to participate in the St. Lawrence Vikings Invitational tournament this past weekend. Georgian opened the tournament against a tough Mohawk Mountaineers team who gave the Grizzlies all they could handle in a 94-66 loss. Glody… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies fall to defending champs from Humber

    Facing the four time OCAA men’s rugby champions and a team in the Humber Hawks that has yet to give a point this season, the Georgian Grizzlies knew it would be an uphill battle on Thursday afternoon. The Grizzlies put in a good effort but couldn’t find a way to solve the Hawks attack leading… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies bring home silver at golf provincials

    It was a big effort from the Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Golf Championships this week. The event was held at the prestigious Wildfire Golf Club in Douro-Dummer, Ontario. After a difficult first day, which saw the men’s team in sixth place, the Grizzlies had great rounds on days two… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies continue to build towards provincials

    The Georgian Grizzlies men’s cross country team continued to produce strong results in their second meet of the season at the St. Lawrence College Invitational in Kingston on Saturday. Running on Fort Henry Hill, the Grizzlies team finished in fifth place overall at the 8km event. It was another good day for Ryan Fennell (Aurora) who… Continue reading

  • Andrew Noble named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Men’s rugby player Andrew Noble has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week after helping his team to their third straight win on Saturday. Noble, a student in Georgian’s massage therapy program played an instrumental role in leading the Grizzlies to an impressive 28-0 road victory over the Sheridan Bruins. The native of Alliston’s work ethic… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies shut out Bruins to remain undefeated

    The Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team hit the midway point of their Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) regular season in style on Saturday afternoon when they travelled to Oakville to face the Sheridan Bruins. Entering the game undefeated, the Grizzlies put together another strong effort with an impressive 28-0 victory over the Bruins. Georgian had… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies strong in final tournament before provincials

    It was another solid showing for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams on Monday at the Niagara College Invitational held at Hunter’s Pointe Golf Course in Welland. Georgian’s men’s team had an impressive showing with their third straight second place finish, just a few strokes behind the Humber College team. A pair of… Continue reading

  • Matt Lemay named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Golfer Matt Lemay has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week after putting together two impressive victories. Lemay, a first year student in the Bachelor of Business in Golf Management program, won the first two OCAA golf events of the season. This past Monday, the Waterloo native finished in a tie for first place… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Rugby with big win over Mohawk

    The Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team overcame an early deficit on Sunday to improve their record to a perfect 2-0 on the season after defeating the Mohawk Mountaineers 38-14 at home. After falling behind to an early 7-0 lead, Georgian responded scoring three consecutive tries to take a 19-7 lead into the half. The second… Continue reading

  • Tyler Cameron wins Fanshawe Invitational

    The fast-paced Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) golf season continued for the Grizzlies Saturday when they took part in the Fanshawe College Invitational at Forest City National Golf Club in London. The Grizzlies repeated the impressive feat of having a player at the top of the leaderboard on the men’s individual standings. This time it was… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies open cross country season in London

    Competing in their first event of the 2014 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) season, the Georgian Grizzlies men’s cross country team had a good showing, finishing in fifth place at the Fanshawe Invitational in London on Saturday. Georgian’s team finished the eight-kilometre track with an average time of 31:15, just over a minute back of… Continue reading

  • Matt Lemay wins again for impressive streak

    For the third straight tournament Georgian’s Matt Lemay was on top of the mountain. The first-year Grizzlies golfer from Waterloo continued his impressive run on Wednesday finishing in first place at the Durham College Open held at Lakeridge Links in Whitby. He shot a 74, which earned him a first place tie, and received the… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies winners at first golf tournament of year

    Playing in their first tournament of the 2014 OCAA season, the Georgian Grizzlies golf team had an impressive debut at the Fleming Invitational on Monday hosted at the Black Diamond Golf Club in Pontypool, ON. The men’s golf team finished in first place defeating Fanshawe and Humber College by three strokes with a combined score of… Continue reading

  • Robin Calamatta named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Men’s rugby player Robin Calamatta has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week after a big performance to kick off the year. Calamatta, a fifth year flanker from Erin, was instrumental in helping lead the Grizzlies to their first win of the season. He scored a team high two tries in Georgian’s 33-24 victory… Continue reading

  • Pond qualifies for International Long Drive Challenge

    For Georgian Grizzlies golfer Cory Pond, success was something surprising. She was just happy to be lining up at the tee box in the semifinals of the Canadian stop of the International Long Drive Challenge at Stark’s Golf Course in Port Rowan, Ontario. Pond looked at her competition, Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk — a seven-time Canadian long… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies rugby earn first victory of season

    Looking for a strong start to their 2014 OCAA men’s rugby season, the Georgian Grizzlies hosted last year’s defending bronze medalists the Conestoga Condors on Sunday afternoon at the Barrie Community Sports Complex. Georgian had a great start when second-year wing Tyler Thornhill (Midland) scored a try seven minutes into the game, followed shortly after… Continue reading

  • Kick off the school year with Grizzly Day

    Back for another year, we celebrate the start of the school year with all things athletic on Grizzly Day, Wednesday, Sept. 3 in the Georgian College Athletic and Fitness Centre, Barrie Campus. Activities kick off with the Campus Recreation “Funskillz Challenge” in the gym (noon to 4 p.m.). Stop by and test your skills in some fun… Continue reading

  • Georgian’s Teixeira sets record with win

    Georgian’s own Rui Teixeira had a record-breaking performance at the Canadian Touring Car Championship on Aug. 6  in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. The Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières was plagued with rain during practice and qualifying sessions. Teixeira, a 19-year-old student in Georgian’s Automotive Business program, had never driven his Lombardi Honda Fit in wet weather, leaving the young driver… Continue reading

  • 2014-15 Grizzlies varsity tryout dates

    The 2014-15 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) season is quickly approaching and here is your chance to be a Grizzly. Each of the Grizzlies 13 men’s and women’s varsity sports have open tryouts with the majority taking place in early September. All full-time Georgian and Laurentian @ Georgian students at all campuses are eligible to… Continue reading

  • Georgian’s Colton Kalkanis eyes PGA TOUR Canada

    Georgian College’s reining two-time Male Athlete of the Year Colton Kalkanis is set to make the next step in his golf career this week as he competes at the PGA TOUR Canada qualifying school event in Kissimmee, Fla. The four-round tournament takes place at the Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at Reunion Resort and Club, just… Continue reading

  • Georgian Grizzlies 44th annual athletic award winners

    The Georgian College Athletic Department held its 44th Annual Varsity Awards Banquet on April 3 at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie. It was a celebration of the tremendous accomplishments of Georgian student athletes during the 2013-2014 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association season. Georgian’s top athletes, both male and female, not only achieved remarkable success in… Continue reading

  • Georgian set to host Cricket Challenge Cup

    Georgian College will welcome the top six colleges in the Ontario Colleges Committee on Campus Recreation (OCCCR) Men’s Indoor Cricket as they compete in the Challenge Cup on Wednesday, March 26. Over 70 athletes will compete in the one-day tournament with teams from Georgian, Humber North, Sheridan, George Brown, Seneca @ York and Centennial all… Continue reading

  • Women’s Hockey Challenge Cup coming to Georgian

    The 2014 Ontario Colleges Committee on Campus Recreation (OCCCR) Women’s Hockey Challenge Cup is coming to Orillia on March 27 and 28. Georgian College is the proud host of this year’s Challenge Cup which brings together this season’s six top ranked teams in tournament play including the hosts, Fanshawe, Humber North, Conestoga, Sault, and St. Lawrence… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies indoor soccer qualifies for provincials

    It was a big day for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s indoor soccer teams as they competed in their OCAA regional qualifier at the Ontario Soccer Association (OSA) Soccer Centre in Vaughan on Monday. Both teams qualified for the OCAA Championship with great play, posting matching 2-1 records on the day which was good… Continue reading

  • Bly and Zwarych awarded major OCAA basketball honours

    Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball player Summer Bly and men’s player Teq Zwarych were recognized for their tremendous achievements on the court this season. Bly, a native of Barrie, was named an Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) East Division First Team All-Star as well as the East Division’s Defensive Player of the Year. The Human Resources… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies rebound at Women’s Volleyball Championship

    The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team had an impressive showing in their second match of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Women’s Volleyball Championship hosted by Durham College. After starting with an opening match loss to the Fanshawe Falcons, the Grizzlies needed a win to keep their season and their medal hopes alive. Playing the… Continue reading

  • Day two recap – gold medal match set at OCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship

    After another day of thrilling matches, the gold medal final has been determined at 2014 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Men’s Volleyball Championship hosted by Georgian College. The first semi-final game featured the Mohawk Mountaineers and the Fanshawe Falcons in a classic match between two of the OCAA’s elite. After Fanshawe took the first set… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women’s volleyball season comes to an end

    The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball season wrapped up Saturday at the 2014 OCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship hosted by Durham College in Oshawa. Playing against their nemesis this season, the Trent Excalibur, the Grizzlies couldn’t find a way to flip their fortune to the team that beat them twice in the regular season. While Georgian battled… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies men’s basketball fall to Hawks in playoffs

    Entering their OCAA men’s basketball playoff crossover as the sixth seed in the east division, the Georgian Grizzlies drew the toughest match-up possible facing the west’s second seeded Humber Hawks. The Grizzlies played the underdog role perfectly to start as they surprised the Hawks with their speed and their power down low led by rookie… Continue reading

  • Mohawk Mountaineers claim gold at OCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship

    It came down to a thrilling fifth-set tie break, but in the end it was the Mohawk Mountaineers who claimed the gold medal at the 2014 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Men’ s Volleyball Championship hosted at Georgian College in Barrie. After claiming the first set 25-22, the Mountaineers found themselves in trouble dropping two… Continue reading

  • Day one of OCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship complete

    The opening day of the 2014 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Men’s Volleyball Championship featured some great play between the eight teams competing at the Georgian College Athletic Centre in Barrie. The OCAA west division teams showed their strength as they went 3-1 on day one while posting 11-3 set wins against the east teams.… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women’s volleyball fall in opener of provincials

    The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team had some bad breaks that led to a tough defeat at the hands of the Fanshawe Falcons in their opening match of the 2014 OCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship hosted by Durham College in Oshawa. After taking a tight first set 27-25, the Grizzlies dropped three straight sets 25-18, 25-23… Continue reading

  • Georgian College ready to host volleyball’s elite

    Georgian College is ready to welcome the top eight men’s volleyball teams from across the province as it plays host to the 2014 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Championship. The teams will compete for the title over three days beginning Thursday, Feb. 20 through Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie. Teams… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies come up with big effort against Huskies

    It was a big night for the Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams as they played their final regular season home games against the George Brown Huskies on Tuesday night. The men’s team was desperate for a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. Standing in their way was the second place team in the… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies men’s basketball playoff hopes in jeopardy

    Travelling for its final road game of the regular season on Sunday, the Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team was looking to snap a two-game winless streak by taking on the Canadore Panthers. Despite getting out to a six point lead early, Georgian fell apart in the second quarter as the Panthers jumped out on a… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies mixed doubles qualify for nationals in badminton

    Members of the Georgian Grizzlies badminton team competed at the 2014 OCAA Badminton Championship over Friday and Saturday at Humber College in Toronto. The highlight of the event was the continued strong performance of Georgian’s mixed doubles pair of Maggie Tremblay (Rossport) and Trevor Neville (Barrie) who earned the silver medal at the championship. After… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies qualify for provincials with playoff win

    A thunderous crowd came out to the support the Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team as they hosted the St. Clair Saints in a crossover playoff game on Saturday afternoon. With a trip to the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Championship on the line for the winner, both teams gave all they had with their seasons in… Continue reading

  • Orillia student wins his first powerlifting competition

    Georgian College Police Foundations student Joseph Chiaramida attended his first powerlifting competition on Feb. 9 – the 2014 College/University Challenge – and won gold in his class. The event drew lifters from eleven postsecondary institutions. Chiaramida, an Orillia resident, placed first in the 93-kilogram group. Chiaramida came second in the squat lift, first in the bench… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies volleyball teams wrap up regular season

    For the Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams it was a busy end to the regular season, first beginning with a trip to Oshawa to face the Durham Lords in games originally scheduled the week prior, followed by a trip to North Bay to face the Canadore Panthers in their regular season finale on… Continue reading

  • Tough weekend for Grizzlies basketball

    The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams travelled east for a pair of games against the St. Lawrence – Kingston Vikings and the Loyalist Lancers this past weekend. Georgian’s men’s team had a second quarter to forget in their match against the Vikings as they would trail by 12 going into halftime. The Grizzlies… Continue reading

  • Ethan Zhao named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Men’s badminton player Ethan Zhao has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending Feb 9. Zhao finished first in the men’s singles competition at the East Regional Badminton Championships hosted at Georgian College this past weekend. The native of China went 3-1 in round robin play before knocking off the… Continue reading

  • Great showing for Grizzlies badminton at East Regionals

    A spirited two days of competition at the 2014 OCAA East Regional Badminton Championship concluded on Saturday afternoon at the Georgian College Athletic Centre. The series of matches determined which student athletes would move on to the provincial championship hosted by Humber College in one week’s time . The top three finishers in each of… Continue reading

  • Highs and lows for Grizzlies on Wednesday night

    It was a night of mixed results but with great efforts for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams on Wednesday when they hosted the George Brown Huskies at the Georgian Athletic Centre. The Georgian women’s team put together another impressive performance against the Huskies, dominating play from beginning to end leading to a… Continue reading

  • Growler wins gold

    Georgian’s beloved mascot, Growler, was the big winner in the 27th annual MASH Bash mascot bed pan race last week. Held at Snow Valley Ski Resort, the event raised vital funds for patient care at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie. “Grrrrrr, roar, grrrr,” said a Growler in a post-race interview. That loosely… Continue reading

  • Jason Grimm named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Barrie, ON – Men’s Volleyball player Jason Grimm has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending February 2nd. Grimm, a native of Orangeville played a big role in the Grizzlies 3-1 win over the visiting La Cité Coyotes on Friday night.  The second-year right side hitter led the team in scoring… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies men’s basketball move into third place

    Barrie, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams geared up for a pair of big matches Friday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre when they hosted the Centennial Colts. The Grizzlies men’s team jumped out to a great start opening the game on a 10-0 run including a highlight reel dunk by… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Volleyball adds to win streak

    Barrie, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies volleyball teams had a super day of their own on Sunday when they faced the visiting La Cité Coyotes. After a first set to forget, the Grizzlies women’s volleyball team responded by winning three straight in impressive fashion for a 3-1 victory (22-25, 25-12, 25-18, 25-16), the team’s 12th… Continue reading

  • Allison Marshall named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Barrie, ON – Women’s Volleyball player Allison Marshall has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending Jan. 26. Marshall, a native of Orillia had an impressive showing in the Grizzlies big 3-1 win over the Seneca Sting on Friday night in Barrie.  The second year middle led the team in scoring… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies men’s basketball rebound with win

    Barrie, ON – Following a near victory over the country’s second ranked team the Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team needed to refocus for an important game against the La Cité Coyotes on Sunday afternoon. The Grizzlies got off to a bit of a slow start in the opening quarter and found themselves behind early trailing… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies threaten Thunder’s win streak

    Barrie, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams faced a tough challenge Saturday afternoon when they hosted the only teams undefeated in the entire OCAA in the Algonquin Thunder. The Thunder came in and showed why they are the number two ranked men’s team in Canada jumping out to a 27-15 lead… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies volleyball win big at home

    Barrie, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team rebounded in a big way Friday night.  After dropping their first game of 2014 last weekend, the Grizzlies knocked off the first place team in the east division the Seneca Sting in impressive fashion. Georgian defended their home court with a strong start winning the first… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies volleyball take three out of four

    Peterborough, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams travelled to Peterborough this past weekend for games against the Fleming Knights and Trent Excalibur and came away with a near perfect record. After suffering two tough defeats to open the second half, the Grizzlies were in desperate need of some wins to get… Continue reading

  • Lyndon Sonego named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Men’s Volleyball player Lyndon Sonego has been named Grizzlies Athlete of the WeekMen’s Volleyball player Lyndon Sonego has been named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week Barrie, ON – Men’s Volleyball player Lyndon Sonego has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending Jan. 19. Sonego, a native of Barrie had back-to-back… Continue reading

  • Two hard-fought losses for Grizzlies

    Hosting the Seneca Sting, the Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams put up a great effort but couldn’t solve the visiting teams on Friday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre. After losing to the Sting by just two points in their last meeting in North York, the Grizzlies men’s team looked for some payback… Continue reading

  • Erin McClean named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Women’s Volleyball player Erin McClean has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending Jan. 12. McClean, a native of Barrie, was instrumental in helping her team to two big wins this week, allowing them to keep pace among the top teams in the OCAA east division standings. The Event Management program student… Continue reading

  • Big wins for Grizzlies Basketball

    Peterborough, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams put together a pair of impressive wins Saturday afternoon when they visited the Fleming Knights in Peterborough. Looking for a good start, the Grizzlies men’s team came out firing. First year forward Inderbir Gill (Brampton) scored 15 of his team high 18 points in… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women’s volleyball continue dominance, men suffer heartbreak

    Belleville, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team continued their dominating streak to start 2014 with another sweeping 3-0 victory this time over the Loyalist Lancers on Sunday afternoon in Belleville. After a tight first set win by a 25-23 score, Georgian controlled the play the next two sets with matching scores of 25-16.… Continue reading

  • Difficult Night for Grizzlies at Durham

    Oshawa, ON – One team had a tough start and one had a tough finish but in both cases it was trouble for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams when they travelled to face the Durham Lords on Friday night in Oshawa. The Grizzlies men’s team put together a good road game but… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women’s volleyball continue to roll

    Barrie, ON – Fresh off winning the Adidas Cup last weekend in Oshawa, the Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball continued their strong play in their first OCAA regular season match of the new calendar year. Hosting the Algonquin Thunder Friday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre, the Grizzlies put together an impressive 3-0 sweep over the… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women’s volleyball win Adidas Cup

      The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team won the 26th annual Durham College women’s volleyball Adidas Cup on Saturday, January 4th after defeating the St. Clair Saints in straight sets in the championship final. The win capped off an impressive tournament for Georgian who did not drop a set in the entire tournament and held… Continue reading

  • Updated Winter Varsity Tryout Times

    The Georgian Grizzlies are hosting varsity tryouts for winter semester sports teams beginning on Wednesday, Jan 8. Varsity student athletes and teams represent Georgian College in 13 different sports across the province in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) and across the country in specific sports in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). All full-time… Continue reading

  • Varsity tryouts – winter semester

    The Georgian Grizzlies are hosting varsity tryouts for winter semester sports teams beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Varsity student athletes and teams represent Georgian College in 13 different sports across the province in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) and across the country in specific sports in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). All full-time… Continue reading

  • Maggie Tremblay named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Women’s badminton player Maggie Tremblay has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week of Dec. 9. Tremblay, a native of Rossport, competed in the George Brown College Invitational where she reached the semi-finals of the consolation round of women’s singles and also earned a quarterfinals berth with teammate Sharon Lu of… Continue reading

  • Georgian Hosts Junior & Senior High School Volleyball Tournaments

    Barrie, ON – December 13th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies Women’s Volleyball team hosted their annual junior and senior high school Volleyball tournaments on Thursday and Friday. The two twelve team tournaments featured both local schools and high schools from different parts of the province. On Thursday it was the team from Widdifield Secondary School… Continue reading

  • Teq Zwarych named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Barrie, ON – Men’s basketball player Teq Zwarych has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending December 8th. Zwarych, a Whitby native scored 16 points while having a team high 15 rebounds and 3 steals in Georgian’s big 83-82 win over the Centennial Colts on Friday night. The Automotive Management… Continue reading

  • Innisdale Invaders win Georgian High School Tournament

      Barrie, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team hosted their annual senior boys high school basketball tournament at the Georgian Athletic Centre on Friday and Saturday. Georgian College welcomed five local high school teams to compete in the tournament which saw some great play over the two days. After a spirited round robin… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies volleyball goes the distance against Trent

    Barrie, ON – December 4th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams held their final games of the first half of the OCAA season Wednesday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre against the Trent Excalibur. After backing themselves into a corner with a 2-0 set deficit (25-20, 25-20) to Trent, the Grizzlies men’s… Continue reading

  • Katharyn Avery named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

      Barrie, ON – December 2nd, 2013 –  Women’s Volleyball player Katharyn Avery has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending December 1st. Avery, a Barrie native was a key contributor in the Grizzlies 3-1 win over the Durham Lords on Friday night posting 6 points including 3 kills along with… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Men’s Basketball Earns Big Road Victory

    Scarborough, ON – December 4th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams travelled south to face the Centennial Colts in their final game of 2013 while marking the halfway point of their OCAA regular seasons. The match was a big one for the men’s team as the Colts were sitting one place ahead… Continue reading

  • Summer Bly named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Barrie, ON – November 25th, 2013 –  Women’s Basketball player Summer Bly has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending November 24th. Bly, a native of Barrie averaged over 20 points per game in two games this past week including a 21 point effort in a 67-54 victory over the… Continue reading

  • Durham hands Georgian a pair of losses

    Barrie, ON – November 27th, 2013 – It was a tough night for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams as they hosted the Durham Lords Wednesday night at the Georgian College Athletic Centre in Barrie. Coming off a dramatic buzzer beater to win their last game Friday night the Grizzlies men’s team couldn’t… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Basketball Seal Sweep with Last Second Basket

    Barrie, ON – November 22nd, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies played host for a pair of OCAA basketball games against the Loyalist Lancers Friday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie. The women’s team put together a terrific performance in the first game thanks to some great efforts and a strong second quarter. Leading… Continue reading

  • Major Awards for Grizzlies Men’s Rugby

    Toronto, ON – November 18th, 2013 –  The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) announced its major award winners for the 2013 Men’s Rugby season on Monday including some significant milestones for the Georgian Grizzlies. Veteran lock Austin St. Amant of Tiny along with freshman scrum-half Brett White of Erin were both named OCAA All-Stars. St.… Continue reading

  • Near Comeback as Grizzlies Fall to Sting

    North York, ON – November 19th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams travelled south to face the Seneca Sting on Tuesday night in North York. After matching the Sting shot for shot in the first quarter, the Grizzlies fell apart in the second.  Georgian’s shooting went ice cold and that allowed Seneca… Continue reading

  • Hannah Campbell named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Barrie, ON – November 18th, 2013 –  Women’s Volleyball player Hannah Campbell has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending November 17th. Campbell, a native of Midland had a great week on the court and was instrumental in leading her team to a perfect 2-0 record with wins over Seneca… Continue reading

  • Another pair of victories for Georgian Volleyball

    Barrie, ON – November 17th, 2013 –  The Georgian College Athletic Centre was a busy place Sunday afternoon as the Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams hosted the visiting Canadore Panthers from North Bay. The women’s volleyball team looked to extend their winning streak to four games and did just that against a tough… Continue reading

  • Big effort leads to big win for Grizzlies basketball

    Barrie, ON – November 19th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team defended their home court in style Sunday afternoon at the Georgian College Athletic in Barrie against the Canadore Panthers. The Grizzlies were able to get up early and played a solid first half which saw them take a 37-27 lead into halftime.… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Volleyball Red Hot

    North York, ON – November 13th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams each extended their winning streaks to three games in dramatic fashion Wednesday night when they visited the Seneca Sting in North York. After dropping their first set 25-22, the Grizzlies women’s team went on a mission not to drop… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Basketball Wrap Up Trip East

    Ottawa, ON – November 10th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams travelled to Ottawa as they continued their Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) road trip. The Grizzlies men’s team were in tough against last year’s OCAA Bronze medalists the Algonquin Thunder on Saturday night.  Georgian held their own trailing by just three… Continue reading

  • Justin Atkinson named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Barrie, ON – November 11th, 2013 –  Men’s Volleyball player Justin Atkinson has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending November 10th. The Wingham native played a key role in his team’s big 3-2 victory over the Fleming Knights on Saturday at the Georgian Athletic Centre. The first year middle had… Continue reading

  • Natalie Buck named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Barrie, ON – November 4th, 2013 – Women’s Volleyball player Natalie Buck has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending November 3rd. The Keswick native had a big weekend on the court in back to back games scoring 14 points while leading the team with 13 kills in a tight… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Volleyball Extend Win Streak to Two

    Barrie, ON – November 9th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams continued their OCAA regular season’s Saturday afternoon at the Georgian College Athletic Centre when they hosted the Fleming Knights. The women’s team was first up and they continued their impressive start to the season. The Grizzlies controlled play from start to finish, sweeping… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Volleyball earn split on Ottawa Trip

    Ottawa, ON – November 3rd, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams mad their annual trip east to Ottawa for OCAA regular season matches against Algonquin and La Cité this past weekend. The women’s team opened their road trip on Saturday against the Thunder from Algonquin. The Grizzlies were able to put… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Rugby Season Comes to an End

    Midhurst, ON – November 2nd, 2013 –  After earning the right to host a home playoff game for the first time since rejoining the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Men’s Rugby first division, the Georgian Grizzlies had a bittersweet ending to their season on Saturday afternoon. Hosting the East Division’s 3rd place finisher and last year’s… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies basketball deficits too big to overcome

    Toronto, ON – November 1st, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams travelled south to face the George Brown Huskies on Friday night in Toronto where they found a tough opponent. The Grizzlies men’s team put their perfect 2-0 record on the line but it was the Huskies who jumped out to… Continue reading

  • Varsity Indoor Soccer Tryouts

    Want to be a Grizzly?  Love playing soccer? Tryout for the Georgian Grizzlies Indoor Soccer teams. The Grizzlies men’s and women’s indoor soccer teams play their OCAA season from January through the end of March. There will be information meetings prior to tryouts for the women’s team on Wednesday, October 30th at 7pm and for… Continue reading

  • Fennell is Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for Second Time

    Barrie, ON – October 28th, 2013 – Men’s Cross Country Runner Ryan Fennell has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending October 27th. The Aurora native finished in 10th place overall at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Championships this past Saturday.  The third year Psychology student was also Georgian’s… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies basketball sweeps Fleming

    Barrie, ON – October 27th, 2013 –  It was a perfect day for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams on Sunday afternoon when they hosted the Fleming Knights at the Georgian Athletic Centre. The Grizzlies men’s team improved their Ontario Colleges Athletic Association record to a perfect 2-0 after defeating the Knights 94-61. Georgian… Continue reading

  • Fennell Finishes in 10th Spot at Provincials

    Ancaster, ON – October 26th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s cross country running teams competed at the 2013 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Championships hosted by Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario on Saturday. Georgian’s runners battled some wet and cold conditions to have a good showing at the biggest event on… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies men’s basketball start strong

    Barrie, ON – October 26th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team claimed their first win of the season after a hard fought 68-56 victory over the St. Lawrence Vikings on Saturday afternoon in Barrie. Both teams played a very tight defensive first half which saw the Grizzlies lead 20-19 after two quarters.  In… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women’s basketball open with loss

    Barrie, ON – October 26th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball team opened their 2013-14 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) regular season Saturday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie hosting the St. Lawrence Vikings from Kingston. The Vikings who finished fourth in the province last year gave the Grizzlies a tough test and defeated… Continue reading

  • Slow Start Bites Grizzlies Men’s Volleyball

    Barrie, ON – October 25th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team put up a good fight Friday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre but it wasn’t enough to overcome the visiting Loyalist Lancers in their first game of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Regular Season. The Grizzlies showed some nerves early playing in front… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Women’s Volleyball Open with a Win

    Barrie, ON – October 25th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team opened their 2013-14 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) regular season with an impressive victory at home Friday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre. Hosting the visiting Loyalist Lancers from Belleville the Grizzlies were able to control play from start to finish leading… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Rugby Await Playoff Opponent

    Toronto, ON – October 23rd, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team played their final regular season game on Wednesday afternoon in Toronto against the first place Humber Hawks. With seeding in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) west region standings all but decided the game had little impact on either team’s final ranking… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis Named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for Third Time

    Barrie, ON – October 21st, 2013 –  Men’s Golfer Colton Kalkanis has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending October 20th. Kalkanis, a native of Barrie became the first ever repeat winner of the PING Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Golf Championship this past week.  He won the title by an… Continue reading

  • Halloween Havoc – Dodgeball

    As part of Halloween Havoc celebrations come join us for Dodgeball on Wednesday, October 30th from 6pm-9pm at the Georgian Athletic Centre on the Barrie Campus. Participants are encouraged to wear their best Halloween costumes with prizes being awarded for best dressed PLUS everyone that plays will receive a FREE T-Shirt as well as pizza.… Continue reading

  • Halloween Havoc’s Glow in the Dark Yoga

    As part of Halloween Havoc celebrations come join us for Glow in the Dark Yoga on Wednesday, October 30th from 9:00-9:45pm at the Georgian Athletic Centre on the Barrie Campus. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing that will show off under black light such as white and bright colours of course you are welcome… Continue reading

  • Successful Trip to Nova Scotia for Grizzlies Women’s Volleyball

    Truro, Nova Scotia – October 20th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team travelled to Nova Scotia to compete in the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) Tip-Off Tournament this past weekend. The trip was good for the team, giving them a chance to bond before their Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) season gets underway… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Men’s Volleyball Finishes 3rd at Northern Cup

    Sudbury, ON –  October 20th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team headed to Sudbury this past weekend to compete in the 2013 Northern Cup hosted by Cambrian College. The Grizzlies got out to a great start starting the tournament with three straight wins over Canadore (25-20, 25-18), Cambrian (25-18, 26-24) and Boreal (25-17,… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis wins CCAA golf crown for an incredible second time

    Georgian Grizzlies men’s golfer Colton Kalkanis has been named individual gold medalist at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association golf championships for the second year in a row. Kalkanis finished this year’s tournament an incredible 10 strokes ahead of his closest competitor in the event held at Boischatel, QC last week. With his victory, the Hillsdale,… Continue reading

  • Georgian Fall Classic – Final Results

      Barrie, ON – October 19th, 2013 – The 2013 Georgian Fall Classic women’s basketball tournament hosted by Georgian College saw some great competitive play over Friday and Saturday from all the eight teams involved. The Mohawk Mountaineers were able to run the table going undefeated to win the tournament with a 3-0 record.  They… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis Repeats as National Champion

    Boischatel, Quebec – October 18th, 2013 – Georgian Grizzlies men’s golfer Colton Kalkanis had a performance for the ages at the 2013 PING  Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Golf National Championship to repeat as individual gold medalist for the second consecutive year. Kalkanis entered the third round of play on Friday with a five stroke lead… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis Pulls Ahead on Day Two of PING CCAA Golf National Championship

    Boischatel, Quebec – October 17th, 2013 –  Georgian Grizzlies men’s golfer Colton Kalkanis had the best round of the day for the second day in a row at the PING Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Golf National Championship held at the Royal Quebec Golf Club in Boischatel, Quebec. Kalkanis, a native of Barrie, shot a 4-under… Continue reading

  • The 30 for 30 Challenge Starts November 1st

    During the month of November the Georgian Athletics will launch the “30 for 30 Active Living Challenge.” 30 minutes for 30 days (30 for 30) is an active living challenge, inviting everyone to participate by incorporating an average of 30 minutes of activity into each day, for 30 days.  The challenge will run from Friday,… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis Eyes Repeat after Round One

    Boischatel, Quebec – October 16th, 2013 – Georgian Grizzlies men’s golfer Colton Kalkanis sat in a tie for first after the first round of play at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Golf National Championship held at the Royal Quebec Golf Club in Boischatel, Quebec. Kalkanis shot a 4-under round of 68 to open the… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Rugby Clinch Playoffs with Win

    Barrie, ON – October 15th, 2013 – For the Georgian Grizzlies Men’s Rugby team the stakes were high and they knew it.  A win Tuesday afternoon at home would clinch a playoff berth, where a loss would make things a lot more confusing. The Grizzlies passed the test against the visiting Mohawk Mountaineers. Georgian came… Continue reading

  • Fennell Named Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Barrie, ON – October 15th, 2013 – Men’s Cross Country Runner Ryan Fennell has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending October 13th. Fennell, a native of Aurora, Ontario was instrumental in leading the Georgian team to a third place finish at the Seneca Invitational this past Friday in King… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Men’s Cross Country Earns Third at Seneca

    King City, ON – October 11th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies Cross Country teams competed at the Seneca Invitational this past Friday, October 11th in King City, Ontario with the men’s team earning a third place finish. The Georgian men’s team of Ryan Fennell (7th place), Evan Lynch (12th), Zach Buchan (13th), Chris Tomlinson (18th), were… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Rugby Fall to Humber

    Barrie, ON – October 9th, 2013 – In a battle between the only two remaining undefeated teams in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Men’s Rugby west division standings it was the Humber Hawks who were left standing on Wednesday. Last year’s defending OCAA Champions from Humber were able to use their speed and athleticism… Continue reading

  • Georgian Dance Team

    The Georgian Dance Team is looking for Dancers! The team will practice once a week at the Georgian Athletic Centre and will participate at various events throughout the school year. Tryouts will take place on Tuesday, October 15th and Wednesday, October 16th for all those interested.  You are only required to attend one tryout date… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Volleyball Falls in Exhibition matches to Redeemer

    Barrie, ON – October 8th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams hosted the Redeemer Royals for a pair of exhibition matches prior to the OCAA regular season Wednesday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre. The women’s team had a thrilling five set match that came right down to the wire.  After… Continue reading

  • Orillia Fitness Centre Celebrates its 10th Birthday

  • Wells and Kalkanis Named Grizzlies Co-Athletes of the Week

    Barrie, ON – Men’s and Women’s Golfers Colton Kalkanis and Chloe Wells have been named Georgian Grizzlies Co-Athletes of the Week for the Week ending October 6th. Both Kalkanis and Wells earned individual silver medals at the OCAA Golf Championships this past week in Paris, Ontario. Kalkanis, a Barrie native, earned a medal for the… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Cross Country Compete at Humber Invitational

    Toronto, ON –  October 5th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s Cross Country Running teams competed at the Humber Invitational on Saturday afternoon in Toronto. The event brought in many teams looking for a sneak peek of what the course will be like for the CCAA National Championships, as Humber College will play… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Finish 2nd at St. Lawrence Invitational

    Kingston, ON – October 6th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team put together a strong finish at the 19th Annual St. Lawrence Vikings Men’s Basketball Tournament this past weekend in Kingston, Ontario. The Grizzlies got out to a good start on day one, taking a tight game from the John Abbott College Islanders from Montreal by a… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Volleyball Shows Well in First Event of the Season

    London, ON – October 6th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams competed in the 2013 Fanshawe College Overkill Volleyball Kick Off Tournament this past weekend in London, Ontario. The Grizzlies women’s team showed early that they will be a contender in the OCAA this season putting together a 2-1 record in… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Bring Home the Hardware at Provincials

    Paris, ON – October 2nd, 2013 – It was a big day for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s Golf teams at the OCAA Championships held at the Paris Grand Golf Club in Paris, Ontario on Wednesday. The third and final round of competition was a successful day for the Grizzlies as both teams were… Continue reading

  • Wednesday, October 2nd – Closures

    The entrance way to Georgian Athletic & Fitness Centre on the Barrie Campus coming from outside between the J & A Buildings will be closed on Wednesday, October 2nd for the day. The Climbing Wall will also be closed the duration of the day due to maintenance. Please enter the Fitness Centre through the main… Continue reading

  • Day Two at Provincials Proves Challenging

    Paris, ON – October 1st, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams found day two of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Provincial Championships more challenging than day one of the event, due to some stiff competition from other colleges. After setting the pace on the men’s individual side in day one, Grizzlies… Continue reading

  • Conan Valyear Grizzlies Athlete of the Week

    Barrie, ON – September 30th, 2013 –  Second year men’s Rugby player Conan Valyear has been named Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending September 29th. Valyear, a wing was instrumental in the Grizzlies improving their perfect record on the season to 3-0 after defeating the Sheridan Bruins 14-5 on Saturday.  A Barrie… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Great Start at Provincials

    Paris, ON – September 30th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies Men’s and Women’s Varsity Golf teams got out to a great start at the 2013 OCAA Golf Championships at the Paris Grand Golf Club in Paris, Ontario on Monday. Last year’s defending champion Colton Kalkanis of Barrie along with Georgian teammate Alex Wilson of Orangeville sit… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Stay Perfect at Sheridan

    Oakville, ON – September 28th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies Men’s Rugby team continued its winning streak Saturday afternoon when they travelled to Oakville to take on the Sheridan Bruins in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association action. It was a tight physical affair from beginning to end, but the Grizzlies were able to come away with… Continue reading

  • Chatham-Kent Wins Georgian High School Senior Boys Volleyball Classic

    Barrie, ON – September 29th, 20213 – The Georgian Athletic Centre saw some great action as it hosted the Georgian Grizzlies Overkill High School Boys Senior Volleyball Tournament Sunday in Barrie. Ten teams competed in tournament from across Ontario in the one day event. The Chatham-Kent Golden Hawks from Chatham, Ontario were the team of… Continue reading

  • High School Girls Basketball Take Centre Stage at Georgian College

    Barrie, ON – September 28th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies Athletic Department hosted its annual High School Girls Senior & Junior Basketball Tournament at the Georgian College Athletic Centre on Friday & Saturday. The tournament welcomed High School teams from across Ontario to compete for the championship. On the senior side, the team from Wallaceburg District… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies moving forward in Cross Country

    Ancaster, ON – September 28, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams competed in the Redeemer Invitational in Ancaster, Ontario on Saturday afternoon. The men’s team was led by Ryan Fennell of Aurora who finished the 8km course in 12th place with a time of 31:05.  Teammate Zach Buchan of Orillia… Continue reading

  • Join the Zumba Class

    One of the fastest growing fitness classes is Zumba. Zumba isn’t a dance class but does include many different dance and aerobic elements that will elevate the heart rate, exercise your muscles while having a great deal of fun as well! The Georgian Athletic & Fitness Centre at the Barrie Campus is offering a six… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies with Clean Sweep at Durham Invitational

      Brooklin, ON – September 26th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams were able to take first place titles Thursday afternoon at the Durham College Invitational held at Lakeridge Links in Brooklin, Ontario.The men’s team claimed first by two strokes over Humber College thanks to an outstanding performance from Orangeville’s Sterling… Continue reading

  • Second Win of the Year for Kalkanis

    Welland, ON – September 23rd, 2013 –  For Georgian Grizzlies men’s golfer Colton Kalkanis winning tournaments has become almost common practice. The second year Grizzly won his second Ontario Colleges Athletic Association event in the spam of eight days Monday afternoon at the Niagara College Invitational in Welland, Ontario. Kalkanis shot a 3-under 69 to win… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis takes Georgian Athlete of the Week Honours

    Barrie, ON – September 23rd, 2013 – Second year men’s golfer Colton Kalkanis was named the Georgian Grizzlies Athlete of the Week for the week ending September 22nd. Kalkanis competed in two Ontario Colleges Athletic Association events this past week with impressive results. The Barrie native opened the week by winning the individual title at… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies make it two in a row

    Barrie, ON – September 21st, 2013 – Battling incredibly wet conditions Saturday afternoon at the Barrie Community Sports Complex the Georgian Grizzlies Men’s Rugby team were able earn a 26-5 victory over the Conestoga Condors in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) action. Georgian came out strong but fell short on a pair of opportunities to… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Golf finishes 3rd across the board

    London, ON – September 21st, 2013 – Wet and miserable conditions at the Forest City National Golf Club in London, Ontario gave both the Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams a tough challenge Saturday afternoon at the Fanshawe Invitational. Both the men’s and women’s teams finished the day in third place, the men were… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Off and Running in Cross Country Season

    London, ON – September 21st, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s cross country running teams participated in their first event of the season Saturday afternoon at the Fanshawe Invitational in London, Ontario. Each of the runners had a difficult track to deal with due to the wet conditions but fortunately the rain held… Continue reading

  • Georgian Takes First Tournament of Season

    Janetville, ON – September 16th, 2013 –  The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams put together an impressive showing at their first Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) event of the season on Monday. Competing in the Fleming College Invitational in Janetville, Ontario Georgian’s men’s team were able to walk away with the title thanks to… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies open season with win

      Hamilton, ON – September 14th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team opened up their 2013-14 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) with an impressive victory over the Mohawk Mountaineers Saturday afternoon in Hamilton. Showing some first game nervousness, along with some tough breaks, the Grizzlies found themselves down early falling behind the Mountaineers… Continue reading

  • Tons of Fun at Grizzly Day

    On September 5th the Georgian Athletics celebrated “Grizzly Day” which was a day long featuring all things Athletics at the Barrie Campus. Grizzly Day started bright and early with the sunrise yoga fitness class at 7am.  There were 10 fitness classes run throughout the day including some specialty courses of Zumba, ViPR and concluded with… Continue reading

  • Georgian Set for Opening of Rugby Season

    September 7th, 2013 – Barrie, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team had their final tune-up for the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) season Saturday afternoon when they hosted the Fleming Knights at the Barrie Sports Complex. While the visiting Knights took the contest 12-10, the game was more about getting some experience for… Continue reading

  • Grizzly Day – Thursday, September 5th

    On Thursday, September 5th come celebrate Grizzly Day at the Georgian Athletic and Fitness Centre – Barrie Campus (Building J). A full day of everything we have to offer will be on full display. Starting bright and early with our sunrise yoga at 7am will get your day started off right.  There will be a… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Welcome New Staff for 2013-14 Season

    Thursday, August 29th, 2013 – Barrie, ON – The Georgian College Athletic Department is pleased to announce several additions to the Athletic Staff for the 2013-14 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) season. Joining the Grizzlies as Head Coach of the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams is Ross Ballantyne. Ballantyne, a retired physical education and… Continue reading

  • 2013-14 Grizzlies Varsity Tryout Dates

      The 2013-14 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) season is quickly approaching and here is your chance to be a Grizzly.  Each of the Grizzlies 13 men’s and women’s varsity sports have open tryouts with the majority taking place in early September. All full-time Georgian and Laurentian @ Georgian students at all campuses are eligible… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies 2013-14 Varsity Schedule Released

                  The schedules for the Georgian Grizzlies thirteen Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) teams have now been released for the 2013-2014 season. The schedules feature over 110 games and tournaments across each of the various Grizzlies varsity sports. The 2013-14 regular season schedule kicks off with the Grizzlies men’s… Continue reading

  • Jobs Available in the Athletic Department

    With the fall semester right around the corner the Athletic Department at the Barrie Campus is now hiring for various positions. This is an excellent opportunity for students to find part-time work that fits around your school schedule and with being right on campus there is no additional travel required. There are a number of… Continue reading

  • Summer Fitness Schedules Now Available

    The summer fitness schedules for both the Barrie and Orillia Campus Georgian Fitness Centre’s are now available. Once again there is something for everyone available throughout the week to fit into your schedule. Fitness classes are offered free of charge with your Georgian Fitness Centre membership and are good for beginners to more advanced individuals… Continue reading

  • The 30 for 30 Challenge Starts July 2nd!

    During the month of July the Georgian Fitness Centre will launch its “30 for 30 Active Living Challenge.” 30 minutes for 30 days (30 for 30) is an active living challenge, inviting everyone to participate by incorporating an average of 30 minutes of activity into each day, for 30 days.  The challenge will run from… Continue reading

  • Georgian Hosts Two Championships

    The Georgian College Athletic Department has been selected to host two major championship events in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) 2013-2014 calendar. Georgian College will serve as host for the East Regional Badminton Championships on February 7 and 8, 2014 and the OCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship from February 20 through 22.  Both events will take place at… Continue reading

  • LaBine enters OCAA Hall of Fame

    Former Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball star Helen LaBine (nee Helin) was inducted into the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Hall of Fame during a ceremony which took place on Wednesday, May 1 at the Delta Armories Hotel in London, Ontario. LaBine played four OCAA seasons in women’s basketball, debuting with Durham College in 1982-83. She led… Continue reading

  • Blue Jays Trip

    It’s time to catch some Blue Jays baseball! Sign up for the Campus Recreation trip and see the Blue Jays take on the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, June 18 at 7:07pm. Tickets are available for purchase at the Athletics Desk inside Building-J for only $30 ($35 for non-students) which includes your lower bowl ticket to the… Continue reading

  • Great learning experience for Grizzlies as Kalkanis soars

    Valuable experience was the key word for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s golf team as they competed at the Golf Canada University-College Championship at the Val de Lacs Golf Club in Ste-Sophie, Quebec from May 28 through 31. This was the first year the Grizzlies competed at the event which is by invitation only and brings together… Continue reading

  • Sign up now for 3-Pitch Softball

    It’s that time of year again, the weather is warming up and the grass is starting to turn green and that means it’s time for another exciting season of Georgian Barrie’s Co-Rec 3-Pitch Softball League. Running from May 21st through July 31st the league is open to men’s and women’s players of all skill levels. … Continue reading

  • Georgian Grizzlies 43rd Annual Awards Winners

    Barrie, ON – April 4th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies held their 43rd Annual Varsity Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 4th at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie.  It was a great celebration of the tremendous accomplishments made by Georgian student athletes during the 2012-2013 OCAA season. There were many achievements recognized throughout the evening… Continue reading

  • Georgian Extramural Cricket Champs

    March 25th, 2013 – Brampton, ON –  The Georgian College Extramural Indoor Cricket Team had their final tournament of the season competing at the highest level at the 2013 Challenge Cup which took place Monday at the Sheridan College Davis Campus in Brampton. The Challenge Cup brings together the top Ontario College Campus Recreation teams to… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies gain valuable experience at provincials

    March 21st, 2013 – Vaughan, ON  – After clinching their first berth at the OCAA women’s indoor soccer provincial championships the Georgian Grizzlies broke new ground by competing at the highest level Thursday at the OSA Soccer Centre in Vaughan, Ontario. The Grizzlies didn’t let their inexperience show in their first match against the Conestoga… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies make history with provincial berth

    Thursday, March 7th, 2013 – It was a big day for the Georgian Grizzlies women’s indoor soccer program as they clinched a berth in the OCAA Championship after winning their pool at the regional qualifier hosted by Redeemer University College on Thursday, March 7th. The Grizzlies put together an impressive performance leading to a 2-0-1… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies fall short at regionals

    Vaughan, ON  – March 5th, 2013 – It was the biggest tournament of the season for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s indoor soccer team as they headed to the Ontario Soccer Association Soccer Centre in Vaughan, ON to compete in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) regionals on Tuesday, March 5th. On the line was a… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies finish strong as Georgian hosts successful nationals

    It was a big week as Georgian College played host to the 2013 CCAA Badminton National Championship from February 27th through March 2nd at the Barrie campus. Georgian welcomed the top student athletes in all of Canadian college athletics for three days of competition along with a special opening ceremony and awards banquet. During the… Continue reading

  • Major Awards for Grizzlies Basketball Players

    Toronto, ON – March 1st, 2013 – Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball players Jevon Francis and Stefan Rudic were honoured during a ceremony held at the 2013 belairdirect OCAA Men’s Basketball Championship held at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Toronto-Markham on Thursday morning. Jevon Francis, a fourth year Innisfil native, was named the OCAA East… Continue reading

  • CCAA Badminton National Championship finals set

    Barrie, ON – March 1st, 2013 – After a series of very competitive semi-final matches the bronze and gold medal matches have been set for the 2013 CCAA Badminton National Championship hosted by Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario. Top ranked men’s single player Dan Kai of the NAIT Ooks from the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference… Continue reading

  • Semi-finals set at CCAA National Badminton Championship

    Barrie, ON – March 1st, 2013 – After spectacular matches throughout the round robin the semi-finals are now set at the 2013 CCAA National Badminton Championship hosted by Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario. 2013 CCAA Badminton Male Player of the Year Dan Kai of the NAIT Ooks finished on top of the men’s singles with… Continue reading

  • Round Four Results of CCAA Badminton National Championships

    Barrie, ON – March 1st, 2013 – With one round left to play at the 2013 CCAA Badminton National Championships plenty of intriguing matches remain to determine who will meet in the semi-finals. In men’s singles Dan Kai of NAIT holds onto the lead after defeating Dalhousie University’s Chris Ross.  Kai now has a perfect… Continue reading

  • Impressive play opens day one of CCAA Badminton National Championship

    Barrie, ON – February 28th, 2013 – Day one is complete at the 2013 CCAA Badminton National Championship with its share of excitement across the board through the first three rounds of play. Two-time CCAA Male Player of the Year Dan Kai of NAIT sits atop the leaderboard in men’s singles play with a perfect… Continue reading

  • Georgian’s David Wesley named CCAA Badminton Coach of the Year

    Barrie, ON – February 27th, 2013 – It was a special night for Georgian Grizzlies Badminton Head Coach David Wesley who was named CCAA Coach of the Year at the 2013 CCAA Championship Awards Banquet held Wednesday night at Georgian College. The award was especially special for Wesley who received his CCAA Coach of the… Continue reading

  • Up and down day for Grizzlies as season ends

    Peterborough, ON – February 23rd, 2013 – For the Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team they knew Saturday would be their final day of the season but they were hoping to walk away from the 2013 OCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship with some hardware. The Grizzlies began the day with a match against the Fanshawe Falcons in… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies dominant over Lords

    Peterborough, ON – February 22nd, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies rebounded quickly at the 2013 OCAA Women’s Volleyball Championships hosted by Trent University in Peterborough. After dropping a tough match to a very good Nipissing Lakers team 3-1 on Thursday, the Grizzlies were given a tough task in facing the Durham Lords Friday who were… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies drop provincial opener

    Peterborough, ON – February 21st, 2013 – It wasn’t the start the Georgian Grizzlies were hoping for as they opened the 2013 OCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship Thursday afternoon at the event hosted by Trent University in Peterborough. The Grizzlies had a slow start to their quarter final matchup against the Nipissing Lakers who held a… Continue reading

  • Georgian wins Fleming – Lindsay hockey tournament

    Lindsay, ON – February 15th, 2013 – Georgian Barrie’s extramural hockey team travelled to Lindsay to compete in the Fleming tournament this past Friday. Starting with a tough game against St. Lawrence –Brockville, Georgian were able to escape with a 3-2 victory and wouldn’t be touched the rest of the way. Georgian then ran the… Continue reading

  • Georgian wins Cricket tournament

    The Georgian Extramural Cricket Team travelled to compete in the Sheridan College tournament this past Friday, February 15th and were crowned champions after going 6-0. The tournament, originally scheduled the Friday previous was postponed due to the bad weather, but that didn’t faze the Georgian team who put together a strong team effort throughout. Facing… Continue reading

  • Irving earns silver, Wesley coach of the year

    Scarborough, ON – February 16th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies badminton team enjoyed a successful weekend both on and off the court while at the OCAA Provincial Championships hosted by Centennial College in Scarborough. On the court Georgian’s Sean Irving led the way for the Grizzlies earning a silver medal in men’s singles only losing… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies drop playoff to Hawks

    Toronto, ON – February 17th, 2013 – Travelling to Toronto for a rare 11am early morning match, the Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team had a berth to the OCAA Men’s Volleyball Championships on the line in their playoff crossover against the Humber Hawks. It took some time for the Grizzlies to adjust out of the… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies earn spot in provincial championship

    Barrie, ON – February 16th, 2013 -It was a big game atmosphere inside the Georgian Athletic Centre on Saturday night and rightly so, it was a big game. The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team hosted the Sheridan Bruins in a playoff crossover game with a berth in the OCAA Volleyball Championships on the line. A loud,… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies wrap season with win

    Barrie, ON – February 16th, 2013 – An inspired group of Grizzlies veterans came out to play Saturday afternoon when Georgian hosted the Fleming Knights in men’s basketball. Nolan Knill (Barrie), Jevon Francis (Innisfill), Ben Dance (Bolton), and Tevin Goodridge (Montreal) all started in their final games as Grizzlies before graduation and set the tone… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies save best for last

    Barrie, ON – February 16th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies wrapped up their 2012/2013 OCAA women’s basketball season in style Saturday afternoon with a 65-57 win over the visiting Fleming Knights at the Georgian Athletic Centre. It was an excellent team effort from Georgian who rallied behind teammates Kara Faulkner and Mackenzie Merkley who were… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies set for playoffs on Super Sports Saturday

    Barrie, ON – February 14th, 2013 – After a great regular season the Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team (15-5) are set to host a home playoff date this Saturday, February 16th against the Sheridan Bruins (9-9). The Grizzlies wrapped up their regular season with a 3-1 road victory over the Seneca Sting to finish in… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies can’t catch Huskies

    Barrie, ON – February 13th, 2013 – It was a similar story for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team Wednesday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre when they hosted the George Brown Huskies. The Grizzlies have shown all season that they can compete with any team in the OCAA but some tough breaks late cost… Continue reading

  • Huskies better Grizzlies

    Barrie, ON – February 13th, 2013 – Nearing the end of their season the Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball team looked to pull off an upset against the George Brown Huskies Wednesday night in Barrie. Both teams took some time to get their shooting accuracy out of the gate but it was the Huskies who found… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Split Weekend road trip

    Barrie, ON – February 10th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams earned splits in each of their two games during their eastern road trip to Ottawa this past weekend. The men’s team opened with the east division leading Algonquin Thunder on Saturday.  The Grizzlies opened with a great set defeating the… Continue reading

  • Good showing for Grizzlies at Indoor Soccer Tournament

    Scarborough, ON – February 10th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s indoor soccer teams competed this past weekend at the George Brown College Indoor Soccer tournament in Scarborough and had good results. Despite going 1-2 in the round robin the men’s team was able to pull out a 1-0 win over the University… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies blast through Golden Shield

    Barrie, ON – February 10th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team came up with a big effort to snap a three game losing streak at the Georgian Athletic Centre Sunday afternoon with an 89-65 win over the Cambrian Golden Shield. The Grizzlies came out scoring early and often, outmatching the visitors from Sudbury… Continue reading

  • Tough quarter costs Grizzlies

    Barrie, ON – February 13th, 2013 – A good start from the Grizzlies wasn’t enough to overcome the visiting Cambrian Golden Shield Sunday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre. The women’s basketball game originally scheduled for Friday night was postponed to Sunday due to the snowstorm that hit the region. The Grizzlies were firing out… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies – Golden Shield Basketball POSTPONED

    Barrie, ON – February 8th, 2013 – Due to the poor weather conditions tonight’s men’s and women’s basketball games between the Georgian Grizzlies and the Cambrian Golden Shield have been postponed. Both games have been rescheduled to be played on Sunday, February 10th with the women’s game at 12pm and the men’s game at 2pm… Continue reading

  • Come out for a skiing and snowboarding night

    Looking for a great night of skiing and snowboarding join us at Horseshoe Resort on Thursday, February 7th beginning at 4:30pm. You can sign up at the Barrie Athletic Centre front desk with lift tickets available for just $25 while a lift ticket with a rental is available for $50 with transportation to and from… Continue reading

  • Georgian wins women’s extramural tournament

    Scarborough, ON – February 1st, 2013 – A combined team of female students from Barrie and Orillia campuses won the University of Toronto – Scarborough extramural hockey tournament on Friday, February 1st. After opening the tournament with a 1-0 win over the host University of Toronto – Scarborough team, the Georgian team fell 4-1 against… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies continue to build experience in indoor soccer

    February 2nd, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s indoor soccer teams continue to build on their early season experience after competing in the Redeemer Royal Cup this past weekend. Competing in their second tournament of the season the Grizzlies women’s team opened the tournament with a 0-0 tie with the host Redeemer Royals.… Continue reading

  • Tough weekend for Grizzlies Basketball

    Ottawa, ON – February 3rd, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams headed east to Ottawa for a set of games against Algonquin and La Cite this past weekend. The men’s team opened up against one of the top team’s in the division in the Algonquin Thunder.  The Grizzlies, as they have… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies repeat as regional champions

    Sudbury, ON – February 4th, 2013 – It was a great showing for the Georgian Grizzlies at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) East Regional Championships hosted by Cambrian College in Sudbury, ON this past weekend. The Grizzlies were able to successfully defend their titles as men’s and women’s regional champions after an impressive effort… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies drop thriller to Huskies

    Barrie, ON – February 1st, 2013 – After a slow start the Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team battled back only to come up short in a 3-2 loss against the George Brown Huskies Friday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre. The Grizzlies didn’t come out of the gate with the fire they hoped falling in… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies impressive over Huskies

    Barrie, ON – February 1st, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team continues to solidify their spot among the OCAA’s elite teams. Playing their final home game of the regular season, the Grizzlies defeated the George Brown Huskies 3-1 to improve their record on the season to 13-4. The Grizzlies were able to pick… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies badminton 6th in latest CCAA rankings

    Cornwall, ON – January 29th, 2013 – The Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association (CCAA) announced today their latest badminton top 15 rankings with the Georgian Grizzlies placing sixth on the list. The Grizzlies maintained their 6th position since the last rankings back in November.  The only changes to the top 15 saw the PACWEST’s TRU WolfPack… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women’s basketball OCAA team of the week

    Barrie, ON – January 29th, 2013 – After gaining their first win of the season this past Friday with a thrilling 61-59 victory over the Centennial Colts, the Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball team has been named the OCAA women’s team of the week. The Grizzlies have been battling hard all season and their hard work… Continue reading

  • Searching for volunteers for 2013 CCAA National Badminton Championship

    Barrie, ON – January 29th, 2013 – The Georgian College Athletics Department is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist in the execution of the 2013 CCAA National Badminton Championship which will be held at the Georgian College Barrie Campus from February 27th through March 2nd, 2013. The CCAA National Badminton Championship brings together the finest… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies sweep Golden Shield

    Barrie, ON – January 27th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team made short work of the visiting Cambrian Golden Shield on Sunday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre with an impressive 3-0 victory. After coming up short on Saturday against the Durham Lords in a 3-0 loss, the Grizzlies rebounded with one of… Continue reading

  • Clutch win for Grizzlies

    Barrie, ON – January 27th, 2013 – After having their six game win streak snapped Saturday, the Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team had another big match when they hosted the Cambrian Golden Shield on Sunday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre. With only two points separating the two teams for second place in the OCAA… Continue reading

  • Lords sweep Georgian

    Barrie, ON – January 26th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team headed into their match against the Durham Lords looking to win their second straight game for the first time since November.  The Lords had other plans for the Grizzlies making quick work of Georgian dropping them 3-0 Saturday afternoon. Durham had their… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies fall to Lords

    Barrie, ON – January 26th, 2013 – There was a big match feel Saturday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre for the Grizzlies game against the Durham Lords and for good reason. Both teams have shown so far in their OCAA season’s that they are among the elite in the east division with the Lords… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies earn much deserved win

    Barrie, ON – January 25th, 2013 – After battling hard all season the Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball team was able to get the monkey off their back Friday night at the Georgian College Athletic Centre defeating the Centennial Colts 61-59 to earn their first OCAA win of the season. The Grizzlies were a determined group… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies can’t comeback versus Colts

    Barrie, ON – January 25th, 2013 – Looking for their second home win Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team ran into a tough Centennial Colts team, Friday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre. The Grizzlies didn’t do themselves any favours by being unable to find the basket early, playing catch-up all night to their visitors from Scarborough.… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies impressive in victory

    Barrie, ON – January 23rd, 2013 – Firing out of the gate early was an understatement for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team Wednesday night when they hosted the Durham Lords at the Georgian College Athletic Centre. The Grizzlies responded to a near capacity crowd at home to jump out early and control the play… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies can’t solve Lords

    Barrie, ON – January 23rd, 2013 – With a big home crowd on hand the Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball game against the visiting Durham Lords, Georgian was looking to gain their first win of the OCAA season. Thanks to the strong play of a couple of Durham’s finest it wasn’t to be. Kayla Marshall scored… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women’s volleyball keep rolling

    January 20th, 2013 – Peteroborough, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team has been on fire as of late having won four straight OCAA games and had a chance to improve their ranking with a pair of big games against Fleming and Trent on the weekend. The Grizzlies headed into Peterborough Saturday looking to… Continue reading

  • Georgian’s men’s volleyball splits road trip

    January 20th, 2013 – Peterborough, ON – Heading east the Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team looked to help improve their standing in the OCAA east division with a pair of games against Fleming and Trent in Peterborough on the weekend. The Grizzlies ran into a Fleming Knights team on Saturday that was ready to compete. … Continue reading

  • Grizzlies fall to tough Sting

     January 19th, 2013 – North York, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams travelled to face a tough opponent in the Seneca Sting on Saturday. On the men’s side the Grizzlies knew they were in for some stiff competition going up against the east division leading Sting, who have only one loss… Continue reading

  • Sign up for tri campus coed volleyball

    Come out and have some fun at the 2013 Winter Tri Campus Coed Volleyball Tournament.  There is no fee to participate and there is no previous volleyball experience required. The tournament takes place on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 at the Georgian Athletic and Fitness Centre on the Barrie Campus. Put your teams of up to… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies have good showing at Centennial Open

    January 13th, 2013 – Scarborough, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies are now in the stretch drive of their varsity badminton season after competing at the Centennial Open this past weekend in Scarborough. The Grizzlies put together a strong showing at the event led by Sean Irving who made it all the way to the semi-finals… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies suffer the road blues

    January 13th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team knew if they wanted to start a playoff push it had to start this weekend. With their playoff hopes on the line, the Grizzlies travelled to Belleville to face one of the team’s they are chasing in the standings in the Loyalist Lancers on Saturday.… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies fall short on the road

    January 13th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball team started off their second half of the OCAA season with an eastern road trip for games against the Loyalist Lancers and St. Lawrence Vikings but things did not go as planned. First up it was a trip to Belleville to face the Lancers on Saturday. … Continue reading

  • Grizzlies come away with weekend split

      Barrie, ON – January 13th, 2013 – After a tough loss yesterday afternoon, the Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team knew they had to put in a better effort and they responded with a 3-0 win over the Boreal Viperes Sunday at the Georgian Athletic Centre. Despite the three set sweep, Boreal gave Georgian all… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women come up with perfect weekend

    Barrie, ON – January 13, 1013 – The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team is officially on fire. After a victory over the visiting Loyalist Lancers Saturday afternoon the Grizzlies welcomed the Boreal Vipers on Sunday and made quick work of the visitors from Sudbury with a 3-0 win. The Grizzlies continued their strong play putting… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies start second half strong

    Barrie, ON – January 12th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team opened up the second half of their OCAA season with an impressive 3-0 victory over the Loyalist Lancers Saturday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie. Georgian looked strong from start to finish with solid serving and excellent team play.  The… Continue reading

  • Grizzles come up short to Lancers

    Barrie, ON – January 12th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team opened the second half of their OCAA season with a 3-1 loss to the Loyalist Lancers Saturday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie. The Grizzlies came out firing in the first set overwhelming the Lancers with some big points by… Continue reading

  • Volleyball takes centre stage this weekend

    Come cheer on your Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s volleyball teams as they return to OCAA action this weekend with a pair of back-to-back double header games. The Grizzlies will host the Loyalist Lancers on Saturday, January 12th with the women’s game beginning at 1pm and the men’s following right after at 3pm. Both Georgian… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies get big win in women’s basketball

    January 6th, 2013 – Kingston, ON – Getting ready for a strong second half the Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball team participated in the St. Lawrence Vikings Invitational Tournament this past weekend in Kingston, Ontario. The weekend tournament held from January 4th through 6th featured eight Ontario and Quebec college teams competing for the title. The… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies open up second half at Niagara Invitational

    Welland, ON – January 5th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team travelled this past weekend to compete in the Niagara College Invitational Tournament in Welland, Ontario. The eight team tournament featured some great play from all the teams but unfortunately for the Grizzlies they came up a bit short against some stiff competition.… Continue reading

  • Good effort for Grizzlies at George Brown Invitational

    Toronto, ON – January 5th, 2013 – The Grizzlies men’s basketball team looked to jump start their second half with a good showing at the George Brown Invitational tournament this past weekend in Toronto. Georgian did just that taking away some good positives to build on as they get set for the stretch drive of… Continue reading

  • McClean tournament all-star as Grizzlies finish 5th

    Oshawa, ON  – January 5th, 2013 – The Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team was right back to work after the holiday break participating in the 25th anniversary of the Adidas Cup hosted by Durham College in Oshawa this past weekend. The women started off with round robin play in a pool with fellow OCAA members… Continue reading

  • Winter fitness schedule now available

    Ready to start your new year’s resolutions??? We are here to help and a great way to get started is by taking part in one of our fitness classes. The Georgian College Athletic and Fitness Centre offers a wide range of programs to meet your different needs and wants, with a flexible schedule to accommodate… Continue reading

  • Morandini hired as women’s indoor soccer coach

    Barrie, ON – January 3rd, 2013 – The Georgian College Athletic Department is pleased to announce the appointment of Rick Morandini as the Grizzlies new Women’s Indoor Soccer Head Coach. Morandini brings a wealth of experience to Georgian having worked in various roles with elite level and youth development programs over the last thirty years. … Continue reading

  • Grizzlies dominate Huskies

    Toronto, ON – December 5th, 2012 – Looking to complete a strong first half of the OCAA season, the Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team had an impressive 3-0 victory on the road against the George Brown Huskies. The Grizzlies were able to jump out front thanks to some great efforts from Allison Marshall and Natalie… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies fall in final first half test

    Toronto, ON – December 5th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team wrapped up their first half of the season Wednesday night when they fell to the George Brown Huskies 3-0. The Grizzlies competed hard but it simply wasn’t their night falling in three straight sets by scores of 25-21, 25-18 and 25-22. Barrie… Continue reading

  • Holiday fitness schedules now available

    With the holiday season upon us please note take note of the special holiday hours for the Georgian Athletic and Fitness Centre. Please note that the facility will be closed on the following dates/times December 24th at 2pm (open 6am-2pm) * Barrie Campus  – Closed at 12pm (6am-noon) *Orillia Campus   December 25th – All… Continue reading

  • Rudic’s big game goes for not

    Barrie, ON – December 5th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team wanted a win badly heading into the holiday break but came up short falling to the Seneca Sting 77-68 on Wednesday night at the Georgian College Athletic Centre. Trying to put their early season struggles behind them the Grizzlies came out on… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies can’t beat Sting

    Barrie, ON – December 5th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies women’s basketball team put together arguably their best effort of the season but came up short in the end falling 61-51 to the Seneca Sting Wednesday night at the Georgian Athletic and Fitness Centre in Barrie. Both teams played cautious to start the game and were… Continue reading

  • Come celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas

    The Georgian Athletic and Fitness Centre –Barrie Campus is getting into the holiday spirit and is proud to present the “12 Days of Christmas” to our members. As a special “Thank You” for twelve selected days between December 6th and 21st we will be offering great daily offers, prize draws, and giveaways. To top it… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies battle but fall to Coyotes

    Barrie, ON – December 2nd, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team didn’t do themselves any favours Sunday afternoon falling to the La Cite Coyotes 76-65 in OCAA play at the Georgian College Athletic Centre. Georgian couldn’t find their rhythm early and the visiting Coyotes took full advantage.  With the game tied at 14,… Continue reading

  • Relentless Grizzlies earn win

    Belleville, ON – December 1st, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team followed in the women’s team’s footsteps stealing a road win over the Loyalist Lancers on Saturday afternoon in Belleville by a 3-2 score. The start didn’t look to promising for the Grizzlies as the Lancers were able jump out to an early… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies back to winning ways

    Belleville, ON – December 1, 2012 – After falling into a mini slump the Georgian Grizzlies women’s volleyball team found themselves back on top with an impressive 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon against the Loyalist Lancers in Belleville, ON. It was an important game for the Grizzlies as they had lost two tight matches recently and… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies volleyball battles hard at Durham

    Oshawa, On – November 28th, 2012 – The men’s and women’s volleyball teams travelled to Oshawa to face the Durham Lords and things didn’t quite go as planned. The women took on some stiff competition in the Lords who have only one defeat on the season, but the Grizzlies gave them all that they could… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Basketball Falls to Huskies

    Toronto, On – November 28th, 2012- The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams travelled to take on the George Brown Huskies Wednesday night in Ontario Colleges Athletic Assocation (OCAA) play. The women’s team put themselves in a tough spot as the Huskies came firing out of the gate opening the game with a 12-0 run… Continue reading

  • Tough night for Grizzlies on the road

    November 29th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies looked to be road warriors on Wednesday night with four teams playing on the road in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) action. The men’s and women’s volleyball teams travelled to Oshawa to face the Durham Lords and things didn’t quite go as planned. The women took on some… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Badminton ranked 6th in CCAA

    Cornwall, ON – November 27th, 2012 – The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) announced today their current rankings for badminton which included the Georgian Grizzlies who were ranked sixth in Canada. The Grizzlies have had strong showings so far this season capped off with a team win at the Georgian Invitational on October 28th. Georgian… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies set to host Teddy Bear Toss December 5th

    The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams are preparing for “Teddy Bear Toss Night” on Wednesday, Dec. 5, as they host the Seneca Sting at the Georgian College Athletic Centre.   Fans are asked to bring a new or gently used stuffed animal to the game. During half-time of the men’s game, they will be… Continue reading

  • Sonego OCAA men’s volleyball athlete of the week

    Toronto, ON – November 27th, 2012 – Georgian’s Lyndon Sonego has been named the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) men’s volleyball athlete of the week. The first year left side had a big weekend for the Grizzlies starting with a 21 point effort in a 3-1 win over the Fleming Knights on Saturday. He followed… Continue reading

  • Tough weekend for Grizzlies on the court

    November 25th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s basketball teams didn’t find any friendly faces as they each hit the road for a pair of games against Durham and Fleming. On Friday night the teams travelled to Oshawa to take on the Durham Lords kicking off with the women’s game.  The women found… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies cap off big weekend with dramatic win

    Barrie, ON – November 25th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team has had a flare for the dramatic this season and Sunday afternoon was no different with a 3-2 win over the visiting Trent Excalibur in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) play at the Georgian Athletic Centre. Coming off a big 3-1 win… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies drop tight matchup against Trent

    Barrie, ON – November 25th, 2012 – The Grizzlies women’s volleyball team gave all they had against the Trent Excalibur Sunday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie but it they came up just short falling 3-2. The anticipation for this match grew up until game time as both teams had been eyeing each… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies men’s volleyball rally from early deficit

    Barrie, ON – November 24th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team found themselves down early Saturday afternoon to the Fleming Knights but came back strong to earn a 3-1 win at the Georgian College Athletic and Fitness Centre in Barrie. The Grizzlies came out a bit sluggish to start and dropped the first… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies women’s volleyball continues hot streak

    Barrie, ON – November 24th, 2012 – Looking for their fourth straight Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) victory, the Georgian Grizzlies didn’t disappoint their home fans defeating the Fleming Knights 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at the Georgian College Athletic and Fitness Centre in Barrie. Georgian jumped out to an early lead in the first set… Continue reading

  • Allison Marshall Named OCAA Female Athlete of the Week

    Toronto, ON – November 20, 2012 – Georgian’s Allison Marshall has been named both the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Women’s Volleyball Athlete of the Week and the Overall Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending November 18th. Marshall, a first year middle posted 19 kills in the Grizzlies 3-1 win over Seneca… Continue reading

  • Good showing for Grizzlies at Fanshawe Invitational

    London, ON – November 18th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies Badminton team continue to show that they are a threat in the OCAA after another strong showing at the Fanshawe Invitational tournament this past weekend in London, Ontario. Georgian’s Sean Irving led the way for the Grizzlies making it all the way to the singles… Continue reading

  • Women’s Volleyball Extend Winning Streak

    Barrie, ON – November 18th, 2012 – Looking for their third straight victory the Georgian Grizzlies Women’s Volleyball Team did not disappoint Sunday afternoon in front of their home fans at the Georgian Athletic Centre defeating the Seneca Sting 3-1. The Grizzlies battled hard early and earned a well-deserved win in the first game by… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Stung by Sting

    Barrie, ON – November 18th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies Men’s Volleyball Team worked hard all game but came out on the short end of a 3-0 loss to the Seneca Sting Sunday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie. The Grizzlies were swept in three tight sets of 25-22, 25-17 and 25-22 to… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Can’t Solve Thunder

    Barrie, ON – November 16th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies Men’s Basketball Team couldn’t find a way to beat the undefeated Algonquin Thunder falling 80-67 Friday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie. The Grizzlies had trouble finding their scoring touch early and the Thunder took advantage getting ahead 18-11 after one quarter.  The… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Can’t Stop Undefeated Thunder

    Barrie, ON – November 16th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies Women’s Basketball Team were looking for an upset Friday night of the Algonquin Thunder but it was not to be, falling 83-52 at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie. The undefeated Thunder came out firing early and the Grizzlies got behind 22-10 after the first… Continue reading

  • Calamatta and Dorfling OCAA Men’s Rugby All-Stars

    Toronto, ON – November 15th, 2012 – The Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) announced their list of Men’s Rugby All-Stars for the 2012 season and among the list were Georgian’s Robin Calamatta and Ben Dorfling. Calamatta, 23, had a tremendous season for the Grizzlies scoring 3 tries in six games this season.  The third year… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Win Big

    Sudbury, ON – November 11th, 2012 – After dropping their first three games of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) season, all in tight games, the Georgian Grizzlies Men’s Basketball Team busted out of their slump in a big way defeating the Cambrian Golden Shield 96-59 Sunday afternoon in Sudbury. The Grizzlies were able to… Continue reading

  • Tough Road Trip for Grizzlies Women’s Basketball

    Sudbury, ON – November 11th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies Women’s Basketball Team had a tough road trip to Sudbury on Sunday afternoon falling to the Cambrian Golden Shield 60-33 in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) play. The Grizzlies were unable to find their scoring touch all afternoon shooting at only a 14% rate from… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Win Tight Thriller

    Barrie, ON – November 11th, 2012 – It came right down to the wire but the Georgian Grizzlies Men’s Volleyball Team battled to a 3-2 victory today at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie over the visiting La Cite Coyotes. The game went the five set distance and was back and forth from start to… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Women’s Volleyball Have Perfect Weekend

    Barrie, ON – November 11th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies Women’s Volleyball Team had another strong outing and had a perfect weekend defeating the La Cite Coyotes 3-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Georgian College Athletic Centre. The Grizzlies controlled play and were able to get ahead in some tight spots winning in straight sets… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Fall to Algonquin

    Barrie, ON  – November 10th, 2012 – The Georgian Grizzlies fell behind early and battled all afternoon but were unable to come away with a win falling 3-1 to the Algonquin Thunder  in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Men’s Volleyball action Saturday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie. The Thunder were on fire… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Women’s Volleyball Improve Record

    Barrie, ON – Novmeber 10th, 2012  – The Georgian Grizzlies Women’s Volleyball Team continues to show they will be a player this year in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA). The Women made it a clean sweep Saturday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie defeating the Algonquin Thunder 3-0 to improve their record… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Come Up Just Short

    Scarborough, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies Men’s Basketball Team had another “Close but no cigar” game in Scarborough falling 75-68 to the Centennial Colts in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) play on Wednesday night. It was the third game in a row the Grizzlies have been neck-and-neck with their opponents and caught some tough breaks… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Women’s Basketball Can’t Hold Early Lead

    Scarborough, ON –  The Georgian Grizzlies Women’s Basketball Team got out to a great start in their first road game in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) play but were unable to hold on falling 67-48, Wednesday night in Scarborough when they faced the Centennial Colts. Kasey Faulkner was firing out of the gate scoring 6… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Make it a Weekend Sweep

    Sudbury, ON – The Grizzlies made it a complete sweep of a weekend road trip to Sudbury as they defeated the Cambrian Golden Shield on Sunday, November 4th by a 3-1 score.  Georgian was able to take the victory with scores of 25-20, 18-25, 25-16 and 25-18. The team also defeated Boreal College the day… Continue reading

  • Women’s Volleyball Split Weekend Road Trip

    Sudbury, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies Women’s Volleyball Team wrapped up their weekend road trip to Sudbury with a 3-0 loss to the Cambrian Golden Shield on Sunday. The Grizzlies fell in straight matches by 25-13, 25-21, and 25-21 to even their record to 1-1 on the season. Natalie Buck registered 9 points while both… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Weekend Recap

    The Georgian Grizzlies had a busy weekend with several sports taking centre stage. The weekend kicked off with the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Home Opener Friday night at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie. Both teams opened their Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) schedules when they hosted the Loyalist Lancers.  Kara Faulkner put up 13… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Men’s Volleyball with Win out of the Gate

    Sudbury, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies Men’s Volleyball Team opened up their Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) 2012-13 season with a win over the Boreal College Vipers in Sudbury by a 3-0 score. The team looked impressive in their first OCAA matchup winning the three straight games 25-15, 25-16 and 25-19 against their northern rivals.… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Women Open Volleyball Season with Win

    Sudbury, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies Women’s Volleyball Team opened up their 2012-2013 OCAA season with a 3-0 win over the Boreal College Vipers Saturday night in Sudbury. Strong from start to finish, the Grizzlies swept the Vipers in matches of 25-12, 25-13 and 25-9 to earn their first win of the season. Fourth year… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Rugby Season Ends with Loss to Seneca

    North York, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies knew they had their work cut out for them having to travel to Seneca to face the Sting in their Men’s Rugby cross-over playoff game on Saturday afternoon. Both teams came out with their best efforts in the first half with the Grizzlies trailing the Sting by just… Continue reading

  • Men’s Basketball Comes Up Short

    Barrie, ON – The Georgian Men’s Basketball Team battled until the end but came up short against the St. Lawrence Vikings 58-53 on Saturday afternoon at the Georgian Athletic Centre in Barrie. Looking to regroup after last night’s season opening night loss, the Grizzlies did themselves no favours falling behind at one point 21-4 in… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Women Fall to Vikings

    Barrie, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies Women’s Basketball Team wrapped up a tough weekend by falling to the St. Lawrence – Kingston Vikings 65-29 at the Georgian Athletic Centre on Saturday afternoon. The Grizzlies were even with the Vikings early but Georgian’s offense ran out of steam in the 2nd quarter after playing their second… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Men’s Basketball Team Drop Opener in OT

    Barrie, ON – At times an OCAA season opening win seemed so close the Georgian Grizzlies Men’s Basketball Team could taste it, but it was not to be falling 85-76 in Overtime to the Loyalist Lancers on Friday night at the Georgian College Athletic Centre. The game was full of excitement featuring 11 lead changes… Continue reading

  • Women’s Basketball Falls in their Home Opener

    Barrie, ON – The Grizzlies Women’s Basketball Team opened up their 2012-2013 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) season with a 51-40 loss at the hands of the visiting Loyalist Lancers Friday night at the Georgian College Athletic Centre. The Grizzlies struggled to score early shooting just 19.2% in the first half and finding themselves down… Continue reading

  • Men’s Rugby Prepares for Playoff Battle

    Barrie, ON – After waiting a few extra days to find out their opponent in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) playoffs the Georgian Grizzlies Men’s Rugby team will travel to Markham to face the Seneca Sting this Saturday, November 3rd at 2pm. The Grizzlies had to wait to determine their playoff opponent as the… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Win Georgian Open Badminton Tournament

    Barrie, ON – The Grizzlies Badminton team played as hosts at the Georgian Open this past weekend but they were not kind to their guests, taking advantage of the home court advantage and winning the tournament on Saturday. Each tie consisted of two men’s  & women’s singles matches along with a men’s, women’s and a… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Host Georgian Open This Weekend

    Georgian College will play host this weekend to the Georgian Open Team Badminton Tournament beginning Friday, October 26th through Saturday, October 27th at the Athletic Centre on the Barrie Campus. Four teams- Georgian, Cambrian, Centennial and Conestoga will compete for the Georgian Open title and fans are encouraged to come and watch some great action. Check back… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Women Dominant in Final Exhibition Tune-up

    If their performance is a sign of things to come, they will be looking to contend this season.  The Grizzlies dominated the visiting George Brown Huskies team winning 3-0 with games of 25-20, 25-17, and 25-11 for the clean sweep. After a tough battle in the first game, the Grizzlies got into their groove and… Continue reading

  • Men’s Volleyball Wrap up Exhibition Schedule with Loss

    Barrie, ON- The Grizzlies Men’s Volleyball Team finished up their exhibition campaign by falling 3-1 to the George Brown Huskies Wednesday night at home. The first game came right down to the wire by the Huskies were able to pull out the victory, winning the game 25-23.  Georgian came roaring back and took the momentum… Continue reading

  • Lambton Tournament Recap

    Sarnia, ON – Georgian’s Women’s Basketball team had a busy weekend competing in the Lambton College Tournament this past weekend.  The tournament was the last exhibition tune-up the team will have before opening up there regular season on November 2nd.  The team battled through being a bit short-handed for the weekend due to some injuries… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis Named CCAA and OCAA Athlete of the Week

      The accolades continue to pour in for Georgian’s Colton Kalkanis. Fresh off his impressive victory at the 2012 PING Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Golf National Championship, Kalkanis has been named the CCAA Male Athlete of the Week and the OCAA’s Co-Athlete of the week for October 23rd. The Hillsdale, ON native won the… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Weekend Recap

    It was a busy few days for Grizzlies Varsity sports this past weekend. The biggest news of the weekend came from the golf course where Georgian’s Colton Kalkanis won the men’s individual title at the 2012 PING CCAA Golf National Championship in Oshawa, ON. Colton became the first ever Georgian male athlete to win the… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Volleyball Looking Strong

    Georgian’s women’s volleyball team put together a very solid weekend.  Friday night the Grizzlies hosted the Conestoga Condors in exhibition play and made it a clean sweep defeating the visitors 25-17, 25-16, and 25-16.  Kelsey Buckley had a great night on offence scoring six kills while Allison Marshall had seven blocks to go with her… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Rugby Suffers Tough Loss to Conestoga

    Cambridge, ON – The Grizzlies men’s rugby team were looking at clinching a potential home playoff game but were unable to pull out a victory losing 19-13 against the Conestoga Condors Sunday afternoon in Cambridge, ON in their final match before the playoffs begin. Georgian had tries from Ben Dorfling and Charles Curran while Paul… Continue reading

  • Men’s Basketball Battle at St. Lawrence Tournament

    Kingston, ON – In their final tune-up before the regular season gets underway the Grizzlies men’s basketball team put together a nice weekend at the St. Lawrence tournament in Kingston, ON. In game one Friday night the Grizzlies came out of the gate strong and were in a 37-37 tie with the Mohawk Mountaineers at… Continue reading

  • Cross Country Wraps up Season

    Sault Ste. Marie, ON – Georgian’s men’s and women’s cross country teams wrapped up their season this past weekend at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Cross Country Championship hosted by Algoma University at the Hiawatha Highlands Conservation Area in Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Richelle Moore of St. Lawrence-Kingston won the women’s 5km while Clint… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis Wins PING CCAA National Championship

    Oshawa, ON – Georgian’s Colton Kalkanis became the 2012 PING Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Golf National Champion Friday at the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club in Oshawa, Ontario. The Hillsdale, Ontario native entered the third and final round of play two strokes back of the leader and posted a final round of a 1-under… Continue reading

  • PING CCAA Golf National Championships – Round 2 Recap

    Oshawa, ON – Day two of the PING CCAA Golf National Championships was a good day for Georgian’s men’s and women’s teams who put up some good numbers heading into the final round. This year’s OCAA Champion Colton Kalkanis put up a score of 70 in the second round which is tied for the best… Continue reading

  • PING CCAA Golf National Championships: Round 1 Recap

     Oshawa, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies Men’s and Women’s Golf teams battled through some wet and windy conditions during first round play at the PING CCAA Golf National Championships on Wednesday at the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club in Oshawa, Ontario. The Grizzlies Women’s team currently sit in third place at the tournament with a… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis Named All-Canadian

      Oshawa, Ont. – The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) announced their 2012 golf major award winners on Tuesday night at the PING CCAA Golf National Championship banquet hosted by Durham College at the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club. Among the list was Georgian’s Colton Kalkanis, was one of sixteen student-athletes selected as a 2012… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Cross Country Results

    Etobicoke, ON – Georgian’s Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams competed at the Humber Invitational in Etobicoke, Ontario this past Saturday, October 13th. The Grizzlies battled some less than warm temperatures in the final event before the OCAA Provincials and will continue to build on the results. The Men’s team wrapped up the event with… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Badminton Season Gets Underway

    Etobicoke, ON – The Grizzlies Badminton team kicked off their season this past weekend (Oct.12-13) at the Humber Cup in Etobicoke, ON at the Humber College Athletic Centre. Competition was tight at the two-day event but the defending OCAA Champions Humber Hawks were able to hold serve on their home court. Former two-time OCAA Men’s… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis and Georgian Set for Nationals

      Fresh off an individual win at the OCAA Golf Championships in Windsor last week, Georgian’s Colton Kalkanis has little time to celebrate as his focus now shifts to the 2012 PING CCAA Golf National Championships hosted in Oshawa, Ontario. The Hillsdale native was the clubhouse leader from start to finish shooting a three-over 213… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Win Fleming Invitational

    The men started the tournament with an 82-71 win over the Canadore Panthers on Friday night.  Leading 41-37 at halftime, the Grizzlies were able to pull away in the second half on the heels of strong performances from Mark Brown who scored 18 points along with Kerel Pryce & Stefan Rudic who scored 12 points… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Rugby Rebound with Big Victory

      Hamilton, ON – The Grizzlies Men’s Rugby Team got back to their winning ways Saturday afternoon with a big 31-7 over the Mohawk Mountaineers at the Mohawk Sports Complex in Hamilton. The Grizzlies got the lead early and never looked back leading 19-0 at half.  Leading the way for Georgian were Chris Wood, Robin… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies with a Strong Weekend

      The Grizzlies Men’s Basketball Team put together an impressive performance winning the Fleming Invitational tournament in Peterborough, ON this past weekend. The men started the tournament with an 82-71 win over the Canadore Panthers on Friday night.  Leading 41-37 at halftime, the Grizzlies were able to pull away in the second half on the… Continue reading

  • Georgian Host Successful Fall Classic Tournament

    Barrie, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies played hosts to the 2012 Women’s Basketball Fall Classic this past weekend which saw some highly entertaining games being played. The eight team tournament was won by the Trois-Rivieres Diablos who put up a perfect 3-0 record over the two day tournament.  Trois-Rivieres’ Jody Bellerive earned Tournament MVP honours… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis Named OCAA Athlete of the Week

    Toronto, ON – Georgian’s Colton Kalkanis was named the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) male athlete of the week. The Hillsdale native shot a three-over 213 at the 54-hole 2012 OCAA Golf Championships, winning the men’s individual title by two strokes. Kalkanis was the clubhouse leader from beginning to end with rounds of 70-71-72. Kalkanis… Continue reading

  • Hawks Dominate Grizzlies

    Barrie, ON – The Humber Hawks continued their assault on their opponents in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) men’s rugby league with a 116-0 win over the Georgian Grizzlies this afternoon at the Barrie Community Sports Complex. The Hawks scored early and often, as Edward Donnelly returned the opening kickoff 65 yards for Humber’s first… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Reach Podium at OCAA’s

    Windsor, ON – Georgian’s Colton Kalkanis shot a final round 72 to win the men’s individual title at the 2012 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Golf Championships held at the Roseland Golf & Curling Club Kalkanis led the tournament from start-to-finish, ending the 54-hole event with a three-over-par 213. The men’s team took a home… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis Tops OCAA Leaderboard

    Windsor, ON – Freshman Colton Kalkanis fired an even-par 70 to pace the Georgian Grizzlies to a 13-over 293 in the opening round of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Golf Championships at the Roseland Golf & Curling Club. The Grizzlies enter tomorrow’s second round in a tie for third place, two shots behind first… Continue reading

  • Kalkanis Leads Grizzlies to Victory

    Oshawa – The No. 6 ranked Georgian Grizzlies men’s golf team won the Durham College Open on Friday held at the Lakeridge Links Golf Club. The Grizzlies had a team total of 297, ahead of the second place Durham Lords. Colton Kalkanis won the individual competition, shooting a 2-under 70. James Skrypec carded a 74,… Continue reading

  • Marshall Cops Weekly Honour

    Toronto – Paul Marshall of the Georgian Grizzlies has been recognized by the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) as the men’s rugby athlete of the week. Marshall scored two tries while adding two converts and a penalty kick in a 32-3 win over Sheridan. Four days later, Marshall booted a key convert and a penalty… Continue reading

  • Georgian Golf Nationally Ranked

    BARRIE, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s and women’s golf teams made an appearance in the latest Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) national rankings. The women, defending CCAA silver medalists, find themselves ranked No. 2 in the nation, while the men occupy the No. 6 position. “While the national recognition is nice, we must focus… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Earn Hard-Fought Draw

    Chris Wood’s try, converted by Paul Marshall, with five minutes left in the game gave the Georgian men’s rugby team a hard-fought 10-10 tie against the Conestoga Condors. Conestoga opened the scoring on a try by former Grizzly James Halyk, before the Grizzlies responded with a Marshall penalty kick just before the half to cut… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Start Running

    London, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies participated in their first cross country meet of the year at the Fanshawe Conservation Area hosted by Fanshawe College. Sarah Bowhey led the Georgian women to a fifth place finish in the team competition. Bowhey finished the 5-kilometre course in a time of 22:48. Following closely behind were teammates… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Claim Second

    London, ON – The Georgian College men’s golf team finished in second place at the Fanshawe Invitational played at the Forest City National Golf Club on Saturday afternoon. Jonah Tremback, James Skrypec and Colton Kalkanis all shot rounds of 76, while Nolan Knill finished with a 78. The Grizzlies finished nine strokes behind tournament winner… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Win Season Opener

    Barrie, ON – John Daggett won his head coaching debut as the Georgian Grizzlies overcame a slow start to defeat the Sheridan Bruins 32-3 in Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) men’s rugby action this afternoon. The Bruins, who are making their debut in OCAA rugby, opened the scoring on a penalty kick from Brandon Campbell.… Continue reading

  • Daggett Takes Helm of Georgian Rugby Team

    John Daggett has taken over the coaching reins of the Georgian Grizzlies men’s rugby team from Kevin Gillan, who stepped down citing family and work commitments.

    Daggett is a familiar face to the Grizzlies, having served as the team’s assistant coach for the past three seasons. He also coaches the senior men’s team in the summer with the North Simcoe Dingos Rugby Football Club in Orillia. Continue reading

  • Varsity Athletic Banquet Thursday April 12, 2012

    Major Award Recipients Male Athlete of the Year – Cloutier Cup3 Shane Rowe – Basketball Rowe, a 6’2 forward majoring in Business, enjoyed an outstanding season leading the men’s basketball team to its first appearance at the OCAA Provincials since 2006. The Barrie native earned OCAA East first-team all-star honours while averaging double figures in… Continue reading

  • Tough Day for Grizzlies at OCAA’s

    Vaughn, ON – It was a tough day for the Georgian Grizzlies men’s indoor soccer team at the OCAA Provincials on Thursday at the Ontario Soccer Centre. Georgian, making their first appearance in school history at the provincials, went 0-3 in pool play and failed to advance to Friday’s semi-final games. The Grizzlies dropped their… Continue reading

  • Georgian Fails to Advance

    Vaughn, ON – A victory in their final game of the day at the OCAA women’s indoor soccer regionals wasn’t enough for the Georgian Grizzlies to advance out of their pool and qualify for the provincial championships. Georgian opened the day with a tough 2-1 loss to the Redeemer Royals. Natalie Desjardins scored for the Grizzlies.… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Make History

    Vaughn, ON – For the first time in the history of the men’s indoor soccer program at Georgian College, the school has advanced to the OCAA Provincial Championships. The Grizzlies went 3-1 in pool play at the regionals on Tuesday and finished in second place to clinch a spot in the Provincials to be held later this… Continue reading

  • Falcons Finish Off Grizzlies

    Ottawa, ON – The Fanshawe Falcons ended the Georgian Grizzlies’ season with a 97-64 win in the bronze-medal semi-final game of the OCAA Men’s Basketball Championships at Algonquin College. The Falcons led 50-34 at half-time and took advantage of a tired Georgian squad in the second half to extend their lead. The Grizzlies were playing their second game… Continue reading

  • Mohawk Dashes Georgian’s Hopes

    Ottawa, ON – The Mohawk Mountaineers put an end to the Georgian Grizzlies’ gold medal hopes with a 96-61 win in the semi-finals at the OCAA Men’s Basketball Championships at Algonquin College. Mohawk led from start to finish, jumping out to a 25-10 lead after the first quarter and taking a 48-28 lead at the half. The… Continue reading

  • Horvat Named OCAA All-Star

    North York, ON – Danielle Horvat was named to the OCAA East Region 2nd all-star team at the OCAA Women’s Basketball awards banquet held this morning at Seneca College. The fourth-year forward led her team in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots and steals. Horvat averaged a double-double for the season with 12.8 points per game and 10.6… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Pull Off Upset – Advance to Semis

    Ottawa, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies overcame a 14-point half-time deficit to upset the 6th ranked Sheridan Bruins 69-66 in quarter-final action at the OCAA Men’s Basketball Provincial Championships in Ottawa. Georgian trailed 42-28 at the half, but outscored the Bruins 22-7 in the third quarter to take a one-point lead heading into the final period.… Continue reading

  • Georgian’s Rowe and Brown

    Ottawa, ON – Two members of the Georgian Grizzlies were honoured tonight at the OCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Banquet held at Algonquin College. Second-year forward Shane Rowe was named to the OCAA East First All-Star team. Rowe averaged a double-double for the season, scoring 22.6 points per game and grabbing 14.6 rebounds per game. Mark Brown was… Continue reading

  • Buck and Campbell Earn All-Star Honours

    Barrie, ON  – Two members of the Georgian Grizzlies were honoured at the OCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship banquet held at the Barrie Country Club. Natalie Buck and Hannah Campbell were named to the East region second all-star team. Buck led the Grizzlies in total kills with 130 and was second on the team with 26… Continue reading

  • Georgian’s Hammond Named to All-Star Team

    North Bay, ON – Mike Hammond of the Georgian Grizzlies men’s volleyball team was named to the OCAA East first all-star team at the OCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship banquet, held at Nipissing University. Hammond, a fifth-year middle from Barrie, led the Grizzlies in all offensive categories and was third in the OCAA in points per… Continue reading

  • Good Showing for WVB Team

    Barrie, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies showed they weren’t going to be pushovers as the hosts of the 2012 OCAA Women’s Volleyball Provincial Championship this weekend. In their opening match against the Fanshawe Falcons, the Grizzlies were within one point of forcing a fifth and deciding set, but fell 3-1 (25-14, 25-20, 17-25, 27-25). Erin… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Advance to OCAA’s

    Barrie, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies defeated the Niagara Knights 79-66 to advance to the OCAA Men’s Basketball Provincial Championship to be held at Algonquin College from March 1st to 3rd. The Grizzlies led from start to finish, taking a 39-34 advantage into the break at half. In the fourth quarter, Georgian went on an… Continue reading

  • Georgian Men to Host Playoff Game

    Barrie, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball team will host the Niagara Knights on Sunday, February 26th at 1:00 p.m. at the Barrie Campus in the OCAA Playoff Qualifier. The Grizzlies finished in third place in the East Division with a record of 12-8.  The Knights completed their regular season with a record of… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Find Competition Tough at Badminton Championships

    Ancaster, ON – The Georgian Grizzlies badminton team won the team title at the East regionals two weeks ago, but found the going much tougher at the OCAA Provincial Championships held this weekend at Redeemer. The Grizzlies had qualifiers in all five events, but only the men’s doubles team of Brad McNeice and Trevor Neville managed to advance… Continue reading

  • Grizzlies Secure Home Playoff Game

    Barrie, ON – Two home victories this weekend by the Georgian men’s basketball team has put them in a position to host a playoff game. On Saturday the Grizzlies edged the Algonquin Thunder 69-67, as Shane Rowe scored 24 points and grabbed 24 rebounds. Ben Dance had 17 points, while Kerel Pryce, making his first start of the… Continue reading

  • Algonquin Ends Georgian’s Post-Season Hopes

    Barrie, ON – The Algonquin Thunder put an end to Georgian’s post-season hopes in women’s basketball with an 85-52 defeat of the Grizzlies in the final regular season game for both teams. Georgian needed to defeat Algonquin in order to grab the final playoff spot in the OCAA East, but despite a solid effort from the Grizzlies, the… Continue reading

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