Seven years ago, Louise Munro and Alex Bernst arrived separately at the Ottawa Rowing Club as novices in the sport. Now close friends at 21 years old, they cheered each other on at the 2018 Under-23 World Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland.
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.”
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 beat rolled on for Ottawa South United’s Under-15 girls at the 2018 Ontario Summer Games. The youth competitive soccer team played its way to a silver medal at the London, Ont. Games, which took place halfway through a season they’ve been dominating in the Ontario Player Development League.
Halley and Maya Chopra had only a week to prepare for the Field Hockey Canada National Championships, but by the end of the Toronto tournament they were wearing silver medals.
The Ottawa Sportspage’s monthly summary of sports news in the nation’s capital.