The Ottawa South United U17 Girls made history this year by becoming the first team in Ontario Player Development League history to win all three of their division’s titles in one season.
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!
The Gloucester Lacrosse Association enjoyed breakthroughs at the top level of the sport and saw a rise in the level of coaching and play across the board in 2019, though the best is yet to come.
Lewis Ward was born in England. He then lived in Switzerland before immigrating to Kingston, Ontario, Canada half way through Grade 8.
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.
David Adeleye of the Ottawa Lions Track and Field Club won a gold medal in the 110 metre hurdles at the 2019 National Legion Track and Field Championships.