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2017 Panthers Varsity Home Opener Weekend

Oct 20, 2017 | Canadore College

(NORTH BAY, ONT.) – Canadore College’s elite student athletes take the court for the first time in the 2017-2018 OCAA season this weekend.

 Women and men’s varsity Panthers volleyball teams will be hosting the Seneca Sting this Saturday at the Education Centre Gym.

Event: Panthers Varsity Home Opener Games

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time: WVB @ 6 p.m. and MVB @ 8 p.m.

Location: Education Centre Gym, 100 College Drive, North Bay, Ont.

The men’s varsity basketball team is away at the Fleming Knights on Saturday and the Durham Lords on Sunday.

Panthers athletics also includes men’s and women’s varsity indoor soccer, campus rec ice hockey, co-ed rec pickleball, co-ed rec ice hockey and co-ed volleyball.

To see full team rosters, visit

All spectators are welcome!

Admission to varsity games is free, and complimentary hot dogs and popcorn are served to game enthusiasts. Spectators are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to games to help stock the shelves of Canadore College’s Emergency Student Food Bank.

GET YOUR CLAWS OUT to support your Canadore College Panthers.

For interested media, one-on-one interviews with student athletes can be arranged.

Canadore College trains people through applied learning, leadership and innovation. It provides access to over 75 full-time quality programs and has outstanding faculty and success services to students from nearly 400 Canadian communities and 15 international countries. The College and its students add nearly $244 million to Nipissing Parry Sound Service Area economy. Approximately 1,000 students graduate from Canadore each year, and they join 44,000 alumni working across the globe. Canadore receives less than 50 per cent of its traditional funding from the provincial Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development and relies on its own innovation and entrepreneurial endeavours and generous donors for the balance.

For more information, please contact:  Jessica Charette at 705.475.2538 or; Carrie Richmond at 705.474.7600, ext. 5216 or

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