On Feb. 25 at Sir Winston Churchill Public School, the Nepean Hotspurs Soccer Club celebrated a successful first season of offering a free futsal program for young players from the nearby Parkwood Hills community alongside the Nepean, Rideau and Osgoode Community Resource Centre. The wintertime program received funding from the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group…
By Rémi Klander Ottawa continued its leading role in the implementation of Rowan’s Law with the Ottawa Sport Council’s Concussion Education Initiative, which has quickly exceeding its participation goals just 2 months since its launch on Jan. 1. Now in effect in Ottawa, the latest phase of Rowan’s Law requires sports organizations to develop and…
As Nick McDermid, 15, flew down the mogul course at Calabogie Peaks, his complete focus was on sticking his jumps and finishing with a fast-enough time. He blocked out the cheering crowd around him, landed a front flip, followed by a back-flip iron cross of his next launch before speeding through the moguls to the bottom of the course.
The Ottawa Sting Minor Atom ‘AAA’ team were the big local winners of this winter’s Bell Capital Cup, the largest annual hockey tournament held in the nation’s capital.
With the Dagenais era of the Ottawa Jr. Senators perhaps soon entering untrodden territory, six years in retrospect tell the story of a do-it-all executive and coach who broke the mould for what it takes to build a championship franchise in the Central Canada Hockey League.
Freya Cope earned a groundbreaking 10th-place finish in her debut national high-performance competition at the Feb. 5-9 Elite Canada women’s artistic gymnastics competition in Calgary.
In sports, you’re hard-pressed to find anybody who takes losing easily, and for Ottawa’s Capital Courts Academy girls basketball team, they’re no exception.