The Ottawa City Soccer Club kicked off a new summertime program in 2018, primarily for players from the Britannia Woods Ottawa Community Housing neighbourhood. Video by Brendan Shykora.
The most highly touted product of St. Matthew High School’s reinvigorated football program is about to begin his one-year stint at an elite Florida academy. Meanwhile, his former team is prepping for their own unprecedented U.S. trip.
The summer of success continued for Henry McKay at the 2018 FINA World Junior Championships. The Ottawa diver headed into the competition having won gold with Victor Povzner, his synchro partner, at their last two international competitions. They completed the natural hat-trick at the world juniors.
Though she couldn’t match last year’s gold medal, Melanie Judges said playing at the national championships for rugby was a “super fun experience.”
It’s the busiest time of year for tennis in Ottawa and local players at both the junior and senior levels are making their presence felt at home.
In 10 years as a provincial volleyball coach, Frank St-Denis says he hasn’t seen a team work together better than this year’s Ontario Blacks, who finished on top of Division 1 of men’s competition at the Indoor Canada Cup in Richmond, B.C.
The next wave of Canadian water polo stars displayed their talents at the 2018 UANA Junior Pan American Championships last month. Canada’s Under-19 women left Clearwater, Florida as champions while the men came home with hard-fought bronze medals.
Barrhaven forward Merissah Russell took another step towards her basketball dream – the WNBA – at the FIBA Under-17 World Cup.