Gaiters Bas­ket­ball Teams Split On Fri­day Night

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Len­noxville, Sher­brooke

TheBishop’s Gaiters women’s bas­ket­ball team fell 67-47 to the Lau­ren­tian Lady Vees on Fri­day, Novem­ber 2nd. Af­ter a slow start the vis­i­tors from Sud­bury, On­tario con­trolled the tempo of the game.

The Lady Vees outscored Bishop’s 19-6 in the third frame and con­tin­ued to con­trol the tempo with pres­sure. It was a higher scor­ing fourth quar­ter how­ever Lau­ren­tian outscored Bishop’s 20-18, for a fi­nal score of 67-47.

Gabrielle Cham­ber­land (Sher­brooke, Quebec) scored 13 points while Cather­ine Ron­deau (Sher­brooke) grabbed 12 re­bounds from the point guard po­si­tion to go along with eight points and five as­sists. The Gaiters shot just 29.6 per­cent from the field and com­mit­ted 28 turnovers, 17 of which were steals from the Lady Vees.

Men’s Bas­ket­ball: The Men’s bas­ket­ball squad trav­eled to Lyn­don Col­lege to face the Hor­nets on Fri­day night. On­nex Black­wood (Scar­bor­ough, On­tario) had 19 points as Bish­ops recorded a hard­fought 75-68 vic­tory in men’s ex­hi­bi­tion bas­ket­ball ac­tion at Stan­nard Gym­na­sium.

Mike An­drews (Oakville, On­tario) chipped in 18 points and 15 re­bounds for the Gaiters, Scott Ring (Ot­tawa) tossed in 15 points and Jonathan Ber­millo (Montreal) added a team-high five as­sists and three steals.

The Gaiters men close out the pre-sea­son with a 7-3 record. They now pre­pare for their reg­u­lar sea­son opener on Satur­day, Novem­ber 10th in Montreal against the UQAM Ci­tadins at 8 p.m.

Men’s Rugby: The Bishop’s Gaiters men’s rugby squad fell 39-7 to the Con­cor­dia Stingers in Montreal on Sun­day. The Stingers grabbed first place in the RSEQ with the vic­tory as the reg­u­lar sea­son came to a close.

The Gaiters (5-3) now pre­pare to host the McGill Red­men (4-4) at Coul­ter Field on Sun­day, Novem­ber 11th at 2 p.m. in an RSEQ semi­fi­nal. The Red­men topped the Gaiters on two oc­ca­sions this year; how­ever their first vic­tory was over­turned due to the use of an in­el­i­gi­ble player. The game will be we­b­cast on SSN Canada.

Women’s Hockey: The Bishop’s women’s hockey team faced off against NEA Dy­namie Estrie on Satur­day night. It was the sec­ond matchup be­tween the two teams this year. The Polar Bears lost 5-0. They are now in prepa­ra­tion to host a MIWHL tour­na­ment on Novem­ber 10-11 at W.B. Scott Arena. The games will mark the first time Bishop’s has seen league ac­tion in Len­noxville since 1993. Bishop’s will be wel­com­ing UNB, Aca­dia and Cape Bre­ton and play each of them.

Angli­cans­from across eastern and cen­tral Quebec will gather near Quebec City this week­end for wor­ship, de­ci­sion mak­ing, and plan­ning for the fu­ture.

Clergy and lay rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the Angli­can Dio­cese of Quebec’s nearly 80 Con­gre­ga­tions - stretch­ing from the Amer­i­can bor­der to the Labrador bor­der, and from Trois-Rivières to the Mag­dalen Is­lands - will meet in Synod, the lo­cal church’s high­est de­ci­sion-mak­ing body, Novem­ber 2-4, 2012, at the Fôret Mont­morency con­fer­ence cen­tre, north of Quebec City.

Del­e­gates will de­bate pro­pos­als to mod­ern­ize church ad­min­is­tra­tive struc­tures in hopes of help­ing lo­cal con­gre­ga­tions bet­ter func­tion in a time of shrink­ing mem­ber­ship and di­min­ish­ing rev­enues.

Bishop Den­nis Drainville will also make a pro­posal to Synod con­cern­ing the in­tro­duc­tion of a rite for the bless­ing of same-gen­der re­la­tion­ships, fol­low­ing the ex­am­ple of sev­eral other Cana­dian dio­ce­ses of the Angli­can Church of Canada.

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