The young girls looking up at Isabel Ménard probably couldn’t yet understand or even dream of the euphoria their coach experienced in her playing days.
Four women from the Nepean Jr. Wildcats were awarded a place on the All-Rookie Team of the NCAA’s CHA conference. They are: Lauren Bellefontaine, Abby Moloughney, Jade Burke and Sophie Wolfe.
Less than a month removed from what she considers the highlight of her hockey career, Maddi Wheeler is back to her normal routine, which for any typical 16-year-old would be anything but.
Lucas Craston is quick to respond to questions about himself, boxing and the Canada Winter Games even when – admittedly – he isn’t quite sure about the answers.
Zach Connelly’s skis have carried him across Canada – and recently overseas as well for the IBU Youth Biathlon World Championships in Slovakia – but the 17-year-old still remembers the first time he strapped ’em on was much less pleasant.
For the third Canada Winter Games in a row, a Weidemann will be on the ice for Team Ontario.
Three of the city’s budding hockey stars will lace up for Ontario at the Canada Winter Games, in an attempt to make history by winning consecutive gold medals at the event, a feat that the province has never accomplished.