She might be tired and feeling sick, or covered in mud, but whenever Mei Mei Weston finishes a race, there is always smile on her face, and not just because she’s often the winner.
Bronze medal for Simac, and some cool Games memories
Created On: August 9, 2015
As a competition that didn’t count towards Olympic qualification or world ranking points, the Pan Am Games were more of a tune-up for bigger events ahead for Adam Simac and the Canadian men’s volleyball team.
Volleyball player injured before national team opportunity
Created On: July 14, 2015
A concussion kept him from making his Team Canada debut across the river from his hometown, but Stephen Kary’s presence on the sidelines at the June 21-28 Pan Am Cup under-21 men’s volleyball tournament signals that the Ottawa native should expect brighter days in his burgeoning career.
Furious takeoff for FISU Games athletes in Gwangju
Updated On: July 9, 2015
Local athletes are off to a solid start at the July 3-14 FISU World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.
Father/son teams medal for Mavs
Updated On: June 13, 2015
With 2014 Ontario gold and Eastern Canadian silver already under their belts, the Maverick Volleyball Club 16-and-under boys’ team completed their medal collection this season by winning both provincial and national bronze.
FISU Games and international events beckon for many local athletes
Created On: June 13, 2015
A pile of Ottawa athletes are set to wear Team Canada colours internationally in the coming months.
Simac eager to build on Team Canada’s past success as international volleyball season kicks off
Updated On: May 6, 2015
Down time is at a premium for Adam Simac with hardly more than a few days at home between the end of his pro season and the start of his campaign with the Canadian men’s national volleyball team, but the Ottawa native wishes it was even shorter.
Former Mav celebrates 1st CIS volleyball crown
Created On: March 17, 2015
Ottawa native Sophie Carpentier helped lift the Trinity Western University Spartans to their first-ever Canadian Interuniversity Sport women’s volleyball national championship on March 1 at the University of Toronto.
Local volleyball guru honoured by Mayor for years of volunteerism
Updated On: March 11, 2015
Ottawa Major Jim Watson and Beacon Hill-Cyrville City Councillor Tim Tierney presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to local volleyball guru Kerry MacLean, along with his wife Chris, at a Feb. 11 ceremony at City Hall in recognition of 30+ years of community service.
University sports: Classic Carleton
Updated On: February 11, 2015
The Carleton Ravens swatted back the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees 79-66 to end the Gee-Gees’ perfect 14-0 run in Ontario University Athletics men’s basketball play on Feb. 6 at the MBNA Capital Hoops Classic.