Center Court

Thursday
Mar142019

Squash PEI AGM March 28

Agenda of Squash PEI AGM to be held on the 28th March 2019 at 6.30pm room 207 at Sport PEI Building 40 Enman Crescent. 

 AGENDA:

a) Call to Order  

b) Adoption of Agenda  

c) Roll Call and Verification of Voting Delegates 

d) Minutes of previous Annual General Meeting 

e) Business Arising from the Minutes 

f) Report of the President 

g) Treasurer's Financial Report 

h) Notices of Motions 

I) Amendments to the Bylaws 

j) Election of Directors 

k) New Business 

l) Adjournment  

Wednesday
Mar062019

Last Squash PEI Tournament of the season! 

Monday
Feb042019

Moncton Junior tourney - PEI shines

 

A little summary and pic of weekend's tourney in Moncton for any publication you see fit
John

11 junior squash players including the 8 who will be representing the province later this month at the Canada Games travelled to Moncton this past weekend to compete against top junior players from the other Maritime provinces in the beautiful 6 court Moncton Squash Club.


The 25 players were divided into to two groups (gold and silver) and each athlete played a minimum of three matches.
Awards were given to champions and consolation winners in each category.  All four winners were young Island boys, the two in the gold division will be off to Red Deer at the end of the month.
Undefeated in the gold division was Liam Jinks. He knocked off virtually the whole NB Team on his way to the title. Picking up the consolation award was PEI #2 Thomas Cheeseman. Rounding out competitors in this top division were Red Deer bound Olivia Phillips,  Michael Cheeseman and Charlie Peacock. 
The silver division had three of our girls team members, Maria Chesseman,  Lindsey Drover and Grace McQuaid along two rising young stars Tobias Cheeseman and Ajit Bala. But it was the youngest of the 4 Cheeseman training regularly at The Spa, 12 year old Tobias who went undefeated to claim the Silver division.  And congratulations to Ajit for being the last player standing in the consolation.
PIC  GOLD & SILVER CHAMPS LIAM JINKS AND TOBIAS CHEESEMAN

 

Thursday
Dec132018

29th Mill River Open

You’ve been asking, and now Squash PEI is pleased to announce that the 29th Mill River Open is now open for registration!

Join us at the Rodd Mill River Resort on January 25-27 for a weekend of fun. Men’s and Women’s A, B, C, D, divisions to enter at www.clublocker.com

Registration is $35 with your provincial squash membership. Due to time restraints and only two courts to our disposal, space is limited

Book your room now! Limited rooms are blocked off for this event at $109 plus tax per night.

Mill River has been a huge supporter of Squash for almost 30 years by making sure our event has courts, hospitality rooms, small gifts, division prizes, and great accommodations. Don’t forget to check out their pool, restaurant, pro shop and spa. More information can be found at www.millriver.ca

Friday night hospitality suite will serve as a place for more competition off the courts with lots of boardgames and a relaxing hang out.

Saturday night hospitality suite will be our Mill River Social. Lyndon and Julie did an amazing job last year with Trivia and Minute to Win It games. I’m telling you, Ken Sampson is the man you want on your team for that! We will have something fun lined up for this year too but leave it for a surprise. Feel free to bring a guitar or two.
Enjoy your holidays and we will see you in the new year!

Wednesday
Dec052018

STRATFORD/LIAM JINKS CAPTURE FIRST SUPERLEAGUE TITLE  

The weekly battle of our top four Island players concluded Tuesday evening with the final playoff matches. The focus was fully on the teams number one players, not only for the division of the '$650 prize money credit', but particularly for bragging rights of the top Island player after the fall season. The prize money will go as a credit to their costs incurred with attending the Mens National Teams event in Quebec in February 2019.

Both matches were run simultaneously with Nathan Phillips getting the best of Mitch Chaisson 3-1 in the third/forth playoff. Meanwhile the odds were 50/50 in the championship match as Mike Buchanan and Liam Jinks had split their two matches in the two previous encounters. The older Buchanan (by almost 20 years) got off to a slow start and went down quickly in the first game. But he wasted no time getting going in the second and showing Liam and the crowd that this was not to be an easy evening for the youngster. The second was long and tough, with Liam forced to save a couple of game balls in overtime and fortunately come off with a two game lead. The third was all Michaels’. He was on the ball early and forced Liam into several errors. It seemed at this point as if it would be anyone’s match until mid way in the fourth, but after three consecutive gruelling rallies in which the O’Leary #1 visited all the corners. The younger and apparently fitter of the two had left his mark. Mike could not keep up the pace and he and the O’Leary team had to be content with second place.

All players were in agreement, the new start-up league was great training for our top players. You can look for another session right after the holiday break and running until the team’s departure to Montreal in mid February.