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160 King St. E; Kitchener, ON N2G 4E5 519-894-2231
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They haven't said yes, but they haven't said no either. The Kitchener Rangers continue to weigh their options on whether or not to bid for the 2018 Memorial Cup. The deadline to decide is next Thursday. The Rangers last hosted the event in 2008 and lost in the final. Eventually... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Rangers Report
Here we go. Kitchener Rangers training camp kicks off Aug. 31 at noon at the Aud. Here is a run down. No, I don't have rosters yet. Aug. 31: Team Blue practice, 7 p.m. Team White practice, 8 p.m. Sept. 1: Blue vs. White, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sept.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rangers Report
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Lee Parkhill sails past the buoy during a Laser men's training session at the 2016 Summer Olympics. AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Lee Parkhill’s road to the Rio Olympics probably started somewhere on all those red-eyed flights back to Canada while studying at the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ROAD TO RIO
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Panthers' reliever Mike Schnurr gave up two hits and a run in Saturday's loss. David Bebee/Record staff IBL Media Relations BARRIE – The Barrie Baycats will get to defend their IBL championship. Emilis Guerrero (3-1) threw a complete-game two-hitter as the Baycats swept the best-of-seven semifinal with a 3-0 win... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Canada's Eric Gillis finished tenth in the men's marathon at the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. CP photo/Jason Ransom Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO – Guelph’s Eric Gillis ran the “race of my life” on the last day of the Rio Olympics, finishing tenth in... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ROAD TO RIO
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Matthew Centrowitz of the U.S. leads the men's 1500m final at Olympic Stadium in Rio. James Hill/The New York Times Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Nate Brannen had a message from Kevin Sullivan pop into his phone in the hours before he was to line up for... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ROAD TO RIO
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Guelph's Korey Jarvis, right, grapples with Egypt's Diaaeldin Abdelmottaleb. AP Photo/Markus Schreiber Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO – Guelph’s Korey Jarvis will leave the Rio Olympics knowing the podium was within reach. He’ll return home with his mind already geared toward getting back for another shot in 2020.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ROAD TO RIO
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Canada's players celebrate after beating Brazil 2-1 in their bronze medal match. AP Photo/Nelson Antoine Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Coach John Herdman said they had a job to do. In a packed Brazilian stadium filled with a hostile crowd, they kept their composure and did just... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ROAD TO RIO
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Canada's Andre De Grasse celebrates silver in the men's 200m final at the 2016 Olympics. CP Photo/Sean Kilpatrick Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO – It was a race you couldn’t turn away from Thursday night inside Olympic Stadium. Even decathlete Damian Warner, fresh off his own bronze medal... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at ROAD TO RIO
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Justin Interisano hit a solo home run Thursday night for the Panthers. Record file photo IBL Media Relations KITCHENER – The defending IBL champion Barrie Baycats are one win from getting their shot at a repeat. Barrie beat the Kitchener Panthers 10-5 Thursday night on the road and leads the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Cambridge's Nate Brannen, middle, battles for position in his 1500m semifinal. AP Photo/Martin Meissner Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Nate Brannen couldn’t watch the race. When the results finally came, he clung to the medal railing in the belly of Rio’s Olympic Stadium and broke down. Cambridge’s... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ROAD TO RIO
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Andrew Yorke finished the men's triathlon at the 2016 Summer Olympics despite crashing his bike. AP photo/Bryn Lennon Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Andrew Yorke heard the crash up ahead as he rode down the hill Thursday morning in the bike portion of the Rio Olympic triathlon.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ROAD TO RIO
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Rangers video man/stats breaker-downer Jordan Bean has been scooped up by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bean joined the Rangers in the Troy Smith era and stayed on after the coach was let go. You might not have seen much of Bean around the bench but he was a hard working... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Rangers Report
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Second baseman Mike Andrulis doubled Wednesday night, one of the Panthers' seven hits in the loss. Record file photo IBL Media Relations BARRIE – Adam Rowe threw a complete-game shutout to lead the Barrie Baycats to a 2-0 win over the Kitchener Panthers Wednesday night in Game 2 of their... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Panthers Baseball
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Melissa Bishop won her women's 800-meter heat at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro Wednesday. AP Photo/David J. Phillip Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO – Matt Hughes did something Wednesday that no Canadian has done since 1988 – compete in the men’s 3,000-metre steeplechase final at the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at ROAD TO RIO
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Olivia Epoupa and Kim Gaucher fight for a loose ball during their quarterfinal game in Rio. AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — It took just seconds for it to slip away, but it’ll probably take years to forget. The Canadian women’s basketball team ended their... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at ROAD TO RIO
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Kitchener-raised defender Shelina Zadorsky and Germany's Alexandra Popp fight for the ball Tuesday. AP Photo/Eugenio Savio Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Canada’s soccer women will have to settle for a battle for bronze against Brazil at the 2016 Olympics after suffering their first loss of these Games... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at ROAD TO RIO
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Canada's Nate Brannen, second from left, finished fourth in his 1500m heat Tuesday morning in Rio. AP Photo/David J. Phillip Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Cambridge’s Nate Brannen tried to be patient in the middle of the pack, surrounded by all that jostling and shoving, waiting for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at ROAD TO RIO
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Kitchener's Mandy Bujold knocks down China's Cancan Ren in the first round of their fight Thursday. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Mandy Bujold spent the night before her Olympic quarterfinal boxing match in a hospital bed, hooked up to an IV drip and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at ROAD TO RIO
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Canada's Geneviève Lalonde competes in the 3000-metre steeplechase at the Olympic Games in Rio. Jason Ransom photo Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Guelph’s Gen Lalonde was “breathing in fire” as she circled the track at the Olympic Stadium in a tight pack of the fastest female steeplechasers... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at ROAD TO RIO
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Barrie's Glenn Jackson slides home to score on Sunday during the Baycats' 8-1 win. Ian Stewart/Special to the Record IBL Media Relations KITCHENER – The Barrie Baycats stole home field in their IBL semifinal after beating the Kitchener Panthers 8-1 on the road Sunday night. Baycats starter Emilis Guerrero (2-1)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at Panthers Baseball
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Natalie Achonwa falls on Spanish forward Laura Gil during the second half of Sunday's game. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Canada’s basketball women lost the battle for second place in their Olympic pool against a talented Spanish team Sunday in Rio de Janeiro. There... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at ROAD TO RIO
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Sarah Pavan and Heather Bansley both dig for a ball during their quarterfinal beach volleyball match. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Sarah Pavan and Heather Bansley’s remarkable march through the Olympic beach volleyball tournament was ground to a halt by a tough German... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at ROAD TO RIO
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Krista Duchene takes a selfie with her family Sunday after finishing the women's marathon in Rio. AP photo/Robert F. Bukaty Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — Lanni Marchant and Krista DuChene ended Canada’s long absence from the Olympic women’s marathon Sunday on a hot, winding race course through... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at ROAD TO RIO
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Carling Zeeman competes in the women's rowing single sculls B final in Rio de Janeiro. AP Photo/Andre Penner Greg Mercer, Record staff RIO DE JANEIRO — After falling short of her expectations on rowing’s biggest stage, Cambridge’s Carling Zeeman plans to take some time away from her sport to try... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at ROAD TO RIO