Ottawa swimmers rack up medals at Ontario Summer Games
Created On: May 11, 2013
Out of almost 2,500 athletes, Ottawa competitors were front-and-centre at the 2012 Ontario Summer Games, earning a ton of medals across the board in 28 sports from Aug. 16-19 in Toronto.
Competitiveness shines in Wolverines win
Updated On: May 11, 2013
The Gloucester Wolverines Major Midget girls’ team were crowned Division 2 champions at their Ontario Cup on April 28, earning Ottawa’s best result to date at the basketball provincial championships, which run from March to May for various levels.
Raven Smendziuk can finally rest
Updated On: April 13, 2013
It was a picture-perfect finish to Kyle Smendziuk’s basketball career. A fourth Canadian university championship in his five years at Carleton. A dominant 92-42 final victory over Lakehead that his coach would even have trouble criticizing.
Ottawa basketball teams rule Ontario
Updated On: March 11, 2013
March 2 was a storied day for Ottawa basketball as local teams continue to write new groundbreaking chapters.
All work no play suits Pilypaitis fine for now
Updated On: February 7, 2013
After a huge summer for the Canadian senior women’s basketball team, Courtnay Pilypaitis was back in Ottawa to be honoured as female athlete of the year at the Jan. 30 Ottawa Sports Awards dinner.
Roach rises to Ravens leading role
Updated On: February 7, 2013
Back in Elizabeth Roach’s high school years, if you lined up the players on her team, or even watched a game of theirs, not many would have picked her out as a particularly special talent – her current coach included.
‘Hopes & dreams’ for local ballers
Created On: December 7, 2012
There may not be many more pleased to hear that a National Basketball League of Canada team is coming to town than Achuil Lual, a former pro player who now coaches with the Ottawa Phoenix community club and the Algonquin College Thunder.
Ravens sophomore basketball player got start at Boys & Girls Club
Updated On: November 10, 2012
After averaging 10.9 minutes per game in his rookie season, Ottawa native Justin Shaver figures to play a bigger role in the Carleton Ravens’ quest for a third consecutive national championship when their men’s basketball regular season tips off on Nov. 9. But Shaver also plays perhaps an even more important role as an inspirational figure for the youngsters at the Boys & Girls Club of Ottawa.
Created On: October 16, 2012
Crushed championship dreams, scholarships in jeopardy, unkindled friendships & lifetime memories lost for high school athletes caught in teacher labour strife
Olympic updates: Pilypaitis pushes Canada to playoffs
Updated On: August 14, 2012
Courtnay Pilypaitis picked up right where she left off. The Ottawa native was team MVP in Canada's last-chance Olympic qualification tournament, and the 24-year-old guard continued to make a real name for herself internationally in helping Canada reach the playoff round in London.