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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.

Locked Out

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.

Shayok leads Canada to 5th place finish at FIBA U17 worlds

Updated On: July 19, 2012
Just as he does for his St. Patrick Irish in high school basketball, Marial Shayok was front and centre leading Team Canada at the June 29-July 8 FIBA U17 world championships in Lithuania.

Team MVP Pilypaitis leads Canada to Games qualification

Updated On: July 15, 2012
Canada is sending a basketball team to the Olympics for the first time in 12 years and Ottawa’s Courtnay Pilypaitis is a big reason why.

Local schools earn Special Olympics basketball medals

Updated On: June 14, 2012
Glebe Collegiate earned the top result out of Ottawa-Carleton District School Board schools that traveled to Waterloo for the 4 Corners Special Olympics basketball tournament in May.

Pilypaitis preps for final shot at London Olympics

Updated On: June 11, 2012
It’s a do-or-die scenario for Courtnay Pilypaitis and the Canadian women’s basketball team at the last chance Olympic qualifier June 25-July 1 in Turkey, but the 24-year-old St. Peter Catholic High School grad doesn’t feel at all nervous about the situation.

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