The U14 Belleville Spirits basketball team took the mantle of ‘golden girls’ on the weekend.

The Spirits clinched the Division 3 gold medal at the Mike O’Connor Memorial Tournament in Orleans (near Ottawa) on Sunday with a 35-14 victory over the Kanata Selects.

That win capped off a 4-0 weekend for the Spirits after they defeated a pair of teams from Nepean by scores of 40-20 and 63-18 and knocked off a Brockville Blazers squad 36-19 to book their ticket to the Gold Medal game.

Team members are as follows: #3 Scarlet Clarke, #4 Madilyn Whiten, #5 Alexa Drumm, #6 Logan Potts, #10 Sofia Edgett, #11 Hadley Rozema, #20 Whitney Milne, #25 Paige McGrath, #33 Rylee Baldini-Lazier, #40 Tess Shakell, #42 Julia Smith

Head Coach- Darrell McGrath, Assistant Coaches- Darrell Edgett, Justin Shakell, Manager- Sara Rozema

Visit the Spirits website or Facebook page to keep track of the organization through the rest of the season.



St. Theresa’s Titan Hoops Basketball

Hello Grade 7 and 8 students, teachers and parents!

St. Theresa Catholic Secondary is running a grade 7/8 basketball league on Thursday nights starting March 23rd running until May 25th. This is open to all grade 7 and 8 students, and any skill level with basketball is welcome! Registration is open until March 1st, 2023. The cost will be $50 for the basketball fees and will include a team t-shirt. Payment can be made during the first week of the season with either cash or cheque in person. Games will be 5pm or 5:45pm in the St. Theresa gym. You can fill out the Microsoft Form or scan the QR Code on the info poster to access the registration form. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Maureen Langabeer ( or Julia Tees (

Registration Link: