Columbia Sports Teams Gear Up for Busy Season

Hamilton, Canada (PressExposure) November 04, 2009 -- Columbia International College's sports season has kicked off to a great start. According to the Athletics Department, this is the busiest time of the semester for intramural and extramural programs. With a wide range of activities going on at Columbia, students are engaged in healthy and active lifestyles.

Table Tennis Highlights

Table Tennis Tournament saw a large turnout, with 16 students contending for the top three positions. Winners will be awarded with medals in recognition of their achievements during the college's Awards Ceremony, to be held on December 2nd, 2009.

Basketball - News on the Hoops

Try-outs ended on a hopeful note as Columbia's basketball team revamped their roster with choice picks for the winter season. This looks to be a good season for the team as they look forward to jump starting the season with the roster overhaul and addition of new talents.

Basketball Intramural Tournament dribbled its way to a steady start on October 13th, with 9 teams going head to head, basket to basket, twice a week.

Soccer on the Run

The Indoor Soccer Intramural Tournament kicked off on October 14th, with 10 teams playing twice a week, in two pools.

Outdoor soccer saw a host of teams demonstrating their wit and skills on the field, with The Returning Don clinching 1st place and, C.M.B and Chaos in 2nd and 3rd place respectively. Winning teams will be recognized during the awards ceremony in December.

Varsity try-outs for the Columbia Cougars have come to an end and training has started. The team's players are now hard at work, perfecting their kicks and passes during practice.

The Columbia Cougars Soccer Team has received invitations to participate in 3 tournaments next winter semester.

About Columbia International College

Founded in 1979 in Hamilton, Ontario, Columbia International College ( is one of the top private boarding high schools in Canada. 40% of the teachers have a Master's Degree or PhD. All graduates in the past 15 years have been admitted to universities.

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Press Release Submitted On: November 03, 2009 at 2:55 pm
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