The Ottawa Sooners bantam team won the Ontario Provincial Football League (OPFL) championship by defeating the London Jr. Mustangs by a score of 28-27 in the league’s title game played in London in early August.
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They had their closest contest in the championship game, but the Gloucester Griffins Midget Boys’ Lacrosse Team kept its perfect record intact at their home club’s Ray Broadworth Memorial Tournament from July 12-14.
The era of Ottawa TFC has officially begun with the club born from the amalgamation of Cumberland United and Capital United having held the official kickoff of its first competitive season.
The Nepean Knights bested the Gloucester Griffins 18-10 when the teams squared off late in the Ontario Jr. B Lacrosse League season, in June.
Ottawa’s own Sam Firth has been a rising force in Ontario junior lacrosse over the past few years. Now with the challenge of a new season underway, Sam and his Nepean Knights teammates will look to continue their ascendance from bottom of the table to championship contention.
Fresh off of the Golden Titans’ victory at the 19U Eastern Conference Championships, 18-year-old water polo star Diego Gonzalez has his sights set on the National Championship League finals in Calgary in late May, and then eventually, the Olympics.