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Impressive start to the Eagles Volleyball season

Impressive start to the Eagles Volleyball season

Posted on: Nov 18, 2019

Stepping onto the court with determination, The King’s University Eagles Men's and Women's Volleyball teams have hit their stride early in the season. With the Women’s team ranking first in the North…

Thriving Athletes, Championship Teams: Building a Top Canadian Volleyball Program

Thriving Athletes, Championship Teams: Building a Top Canadian Volleyball Program

Posted on: Apr 26, 2019

Gabriel (Gabe) deGroot waits at the corner of Aberdeen and Earl Street on a snowy February morning before finding a gap in traffic and darting across to the gym. It reminds him of old times, walkingthrough…

Former King’s Athletics Director Inducted into CCAA Hall of Fame

Former King’s Athletics Director Inducted into CCAA Hall of Fame

Posted on: Apr 17, 2019

Dr. Robert Day, longtime executive director in the ACAC (Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference), will be inducted posthumously into the CCAA (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Conference) Hall of Fame under…

A Smashing Season

A Smashing Season

Posted on: Apr 05, 2019

Going undefeated for the first two Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) badminton tournaments this season, Narayan Ramdhani dominated his competition. He easily secured a spot at the provincial…

Grace Scott Honoured as 2018-19 CCAA Women’s Volleyball Coach of the Year

Grace Scott Honoured as 2018-19 CCAA Women’s Volleyball Coach of the Year

Posted on: Apr 02, 2019

Grace Scott, Head Coach of The King’s University Eagles women’s volleyball team, has been selected by her coaching peers as the 2018-19 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Women’s Volleyball…

Eagles Athletics Announces New Head Coach of Men’s Volleyball

Eagles Athletics Announces New Head Coach of Men’s Volleyball

Posted on: Mar 21, 2019

The King’s University is pleased to announce Patrick Winand as the new Head Coach of their Men’s Volleyball program. Patrick Winand is an alumni of the University of Regina having earned a bachelor…

Women’s Futsal Kicks It Up a Notch: First Medal Finish for Eagles Futsal Program

Women’s Futsal Kicks It Up a Notch: First Medal Finish for Eagles Futsal Program

Posted on: Mar 15, 2019

With a 5-2-3 record in their regular season, the women’s futsal team found themselves off to compete in the ACAC provincial championship, held at Lethbridge College between March 15-17. Head Coach Rick…

Eagles Take Second Place at CCAA Women’s Volleyball National Champions

Eagles Take Second Place at CCAA Women’s Volleyball National Champions

Posted on: Mar 09, 2019

Welland, ON – For the second consecutive season, the Vancouver Island University Mariners are Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) champions. The Mariners defeated The King's University…

King’s Eagles soar into national finals with win over Douglas Royals

King’s Eagles soar into national finals with win over Douglas Royals

Posted on: Mar 08, 2019

Welland, ON – You could almost hear the debates being argued back and forth in the Niagara College gymnasium on Saturday night as fans debated on who was going to earn a spot in the gold medal match…

Eagles top Mystics; Advance to CCAA semi-final

Eagles top Mystics; Advance to CCAA semi-final

Posted on: Mar 07, 2019

Welland, ON – The opening match of the 2019 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) women’s volleyball national championship saw The King's University Eagles advance to the CCAA semi-final…

Eagles women’s volleyball sweeps ACAC provincial championship

Eagles women’s volleyball sweeps ACAC provincial championship

Posted on: Feb 25, 2019

Rolling right along in their season, King’s women’s volleyball team confidently entered and took first place in the ACAC Provincial Championship. With an 11-1 finish and five game win streak in the…

King’s badminton player bound for national championships

King’s badminton player bound for national championships

Posted on: Feb 22, 2019

From the very first tournament of the season, Eagles Badminton player Narayan Ramdhani has dominated his competition. Going undefeated for the first two ACAC tournaments this season, Ramdhani finished…

Men’s Volleyball Ranked Fourth in ACAC North

Men’s Volleyball Ranked Fourth in ACAC North

Posted on: Feb 21, 2019

After a tumultuous start to the season, The King’s University Eagles men’s volleyball team has clinched a playoff spot. The team went 8-2 in their last ten fast paced, action-packed games of the season.…

Eagles athletics make some noise for mental health

Eagles athletics make some noise for mental health

Posted on: Jan 30, 2019

The King’s Eagles are joining student-athletes and mental health advocates across Alberta to reduce the stigma related to mental illness and promote mental health and wellness. Sponsored by RBC, Make…

Women’s volleyball team ranked second nationally

Women’s volleyball team ranked second nationally

Posted on: Jan 11, 2019

Nearing the end of their regular season, The King’s University Eagles women’s volleyball team is in first place in the ACAC north division, and is ranked second in the nation for the CCAA. With 11…

Eagles student-athlete wins ACAC All-Conference award

Eagles student-athlete wins ACAC All-Conference award

Posted on: Oct 29, 2018

On October 25, the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) announced the recipients of the All-Conference award. These student-athletes had been selected by the Conference Coaches and awards were…

Todd Van Driel named ACAC 2018-19 Men’s North Soccer Coach of the Year

Todd Van Driel named ACAC 2018-19 Men’s North Soccer Coach of the Year

Posted on: Oct 29, 2018

Todd Van Driel, a graduate of King’s, received his Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and minoring in Physical Education while playing four seasons for the Eagles. During this time, he was selected…

Historical Season for Eagles Soccer Teams

Historical Season for Eagles Soccer Teams

Posted on: Oct 24, 2018

It's been a truly unusual soccer season. Unseasonably low temperatures and unexpected snow has meant that the Eagles soccer teams have had to play home games on artificial turf elsewhere in the city.…

Twenty-six King's students receive National Scholar Awards

Twenty-six King's students receive National Scholar Awards

Posted on: Sep 13, 2018

An impressive twenty-six Eagles athletes have received the CCAA's 2017/2018 National Scholar Award. Each year the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) takes time to recognize the academic accomplishments…

King’s selected for a second year for female coach mentorship program

King’s selected for a second year for female coach mentorship program

Posted on: Jul 11, 2018

For the second year in a row, the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) has selected The King’s University to be part of its Female Apprentice Coach Program for 2018-19. This Canada-wide program…