See SportsOttawa.com’s Facebook page for a full album of photos from this race. By Dan Plouffe The Colonel By Cougars displayed “team running” at its best to comfortably win the novice boys’ race and deprive Glebe of a clean sweep across all divisions at the NCSSAA cross-country running championships on Oct. 24 at Hornets Nest.…
See SportsOttawa.com’s Facebook page for a full album of photos from this race. By Dan Plouffe Caitlin Gormley and Zoe Wojtyk set the tone for the day in the first race of the Oct. 24 NCSSAA cross-country running championships, as the Glebe Gryphons finished 1-2 in the novice girls’ race to launch their school to…
Ottawa’s Mike Woods couldn’t one-up his bronze medal performance at last year’s World Championships in road racing at this year’s event, as the 33-year-old registered a did not finish in the race held in Yorkshire, U.K. in September
Picture a running coach and it’s probably someone in a track suit with a whistle, right? Well, for Louis-Riel high school track & field/cross-country program director Sébastien Lalonde, his tools of the trade are just as likely to include a lawn mower and a pair of work gloves.
Si l’on visualise mentalement un entraîneur de course de fond, celui-ci porte fort probablement un survêtement de course et arbore fièrement un sifflet autour du cou. Eh bien, pour Sébastien Lalonde, directeur du programme d’athlétisme et de cross-country à l’école secondaire Louis-Riel, ses outils de travail incluent plutôt une tondeuse à gazon et une bonne paire de gants de travail!
Au pic de sa carrière, Marc Blais frappait 1 000 balles de golf par jour. Le diplômé d’Edison College (maintenant Florida Southwestern) à Fort Myers (Floride), alors en tournée professionnelle dans cet État, essayait d’émuler Greg Norman et Ben Hogan.
At the height of his playing days, Marc Blais would hit 1,000 golf balls a day. That was when the graduate of Fort Myers’ Edison College (now Florida Southwestern) was playing on a pro tour in the sunshine state, seeking to emulate Greg Norman and Ben Hogan.
There’s not much for a competitive swimmer to think about once they’re standing on the pool deck with their hours and days and weeks of training behind them. There’s no strategy or game planning at play in the moment; the sole imperative is to get in the zone. And so with headphones on, flowing pump-up music into her ears, Regan Rathwell prepared to dive into a pool next to girls as many as five years her senior.
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From home to Hawaii, a half-dozen recently-graduated Louis-Riel high school students will play varsity sports with post-secondary athletic scholarships in hand come this fall.
Une demi-douzaine d’élèves de l’École secondaire publique Louis-Riel porteront les couleurs d’équipes sportives universitaires, et ce, d’ici à Hawaï, dès l’automne prochain, eux qui ont mérité une bourse d’études.
As the school year comes to an end, so does a unique initiative put forth by the Ottawa Sport Council and a number of key community partners.
Luca Nicoletti finished off his school year on a high note, as he became a double-medallist at this year’s Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) Championships for track and field.
Ashbury College’s senior boys rugby team toppled Cairine Wilson at the city high school championships by a final score of 34-17.
ouis Riel’s men’s and women’s soccer teams shared in provincial high school medallist glory at the OFSAA ‘A’ Soccer Championships.
The newest members of the Louis-Riel sports-study program are a high-flying, high-energy bunch.
Les nouveaux membres du programme sports-études de Louis-Riel sont très énergiques et très dynamiques.
La duplication est la règle du jeu pour Antoine et Olivier Ducharme. Les deux frères jumeaux identiques ont récemment accompli l’exploit remarquable de remporter deux championnats provinciaux consécutifs avec leurs équipes de volleyball de l’école secondaire et du club de volleyball.
Duplication is the name of the game for Antoine and Olivier Ducharme. The identical twin brothers recently completed the remarkable feat of back-to-back provincial championships with both their high school and club volleyball teams.
In a season planned to be a program reset for Canada Topflight Academy – even before they lost their most notable star to injury…
Taffe Charles takes over Carleton Ravens men’s basketball for Dave Smart Now-former Carleton Ravens’ women’s basketball coach Taffe Charles is shifting over to the men’s side to take over for the most successful university basketball of all time. Carleton made the dual pronged announcement that Charles would fill Dave Smart’s shoes as lieutenant of the…
For the Louis-Riel Soccer Academy, enriching cultural experiences are as essential a part of the program as cleats and soccer balls.
Pour l’Académie de soccer Louis-Riel, les expériences culturelles enrichissantes sont une partie aussi essentielle du programme que les souliers à crampons et les ballons de soccer.
De La Salle’s Zachary Meredith (above) cruised to a sweep of the senior boys’ 1,000-metre and 3,000 m events as over 400 total entrants competed in the Franco-Ontario Track-and-Field Championships on Mar. 7 at Dome Louis-Riel.
Ottawa athletes finished strong with 13 top six finishes at the OFSAA Wrestling 2019 Championships, which took place from March 1 to March 4 at TD Place.
Notre Dame High School’s boys basketball team won a silver medal at the OFSAA A championships.
Dans la ville où il a grandi, Charlotte, en Caroline du Nord, aux États-Unis, Jason Coker pouvait jouer au baseball dehors pendant 11,5 mois. Or, la réalité n’est pas tout à fait la même dans sa ville d’adoption. Malgré tout, cet ancien joueur professionnel a su trouver à Ottawa une foule de gens qui raffolent du baseball et il a hâte de transmettre son amour de ce sport en sa qualité de nouveau directeur du volet baseball du programme Sports-Études de l’école secondaire Louis-Riel – un volet qui devrait débuter dès l’automne 2019.
Growing up in Charlotte, NC, Jason Coker could play baseball outdoors 11.5 months out of 12 each year. The reality is a bit different in his new home, but the former pro player is finding plenty of people who are passionate about America’s game in Canada’s capital nonetheless, and he’s eager to further spread his love for the sport as the newly-minted director of the sports-study baseball program at Louis-Riel high school – set to launch in fall 2019.
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.
Ottawa is hosting an unprecedented lineup of major wrestling competitions this season, with the biggest of the bunch coming up Mar. 4-6, when the OFSAA high school provincials come to TD Place arena.