Edouard Parent of the Gloucester Concordes Speed Skating Club is off to a fast start on the Ontario Short Track Elite Circuit this season.
The Ottawa TFC under-17 girls’ soccer team made history as the region’s first Canadian champions at the top youth level when they downed Lakeshore 2-1 at the Oct. 9-14 Toyota National Championships in PEI.
What better way to celebrate the start of Winter than running out to replenish and repair an outdoor rink tarp AND reading the OGHA Update in the Ottawa Sportspage?
The first time Darlene Joseph stepped into an arena – following closely behind her parents, who were taking her brother to hockey – she knew this was going to be a place where she would end up spending a lot of time.
Toronto FC got a lift from their little fans in Ottawa while they made an unexpected run to the MLS Cup final. During the Major League Soccer playoffs, every TFC player would get a bundle of cards from admiring youngsters, including a pile from their affiliate club in the nation’s capital.
They are a renowned leader in incorporating high-level sports into the school setting, but Louis-Riel high school is slowly earning recognition as a major player in producing high-achieving students as well.
Elle est reconnu pour son succès en l’intégration des sports de haut niveau dans le cadre scolaire, mais l’école secondaire publique Louis-Riel reçoit lentement une réputation comme endroit où l’ont produit des élèves de haute-performance également.
The stats are in, and the lifetime total is terrific: over 245 Ottawa South United soccer players have secured post-secondary scholarships since the club’s inception, with 60+ in the U.S. and 180+ in Canada.
Une célébration des personnes spéciales, qui s’occupent de notre communauté sportive avec le Commissaire du sport de la ville d’Ottawa, Mathieu Fleury La première fois que Darlene Joseph est rentré dans une patinoire — suivant de près ses parents, qui amenaient son frère au hockey — elle savait que c’était une place où elle passerait…
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.
Throughout the dog days of summer, the Ottawa Girls Hockey Association (OGHA) has been busily preparing for their upcoming season in the rinks. It is a special year for the OGHA as it marks our 20th anniversary of being a female hockey association. From our inception, the goal of the OGHA has been very simple and it is reflected in our motto “Building confident girls…since 1999”.
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.
It wasn’t quite like hoisting a big trophy after the championship-winning goal, but Ottawa TFC Soccer Club nonetheless scored a major triumph off the field when it was chosen as one of only 39 clubs across the country to receive Canada Soccer’s new National Youth Club Licence.
There is a once-in-a-lifetime experience brewing for the young gymnasts at Tumblers Gymnastics Centre.
Ottawa South United Soccer Club has been announced as one of Canada Soccer’s first-ever Canada Soccer National Youth Club Licence holders.
The under-13 boys’ and girls’ soccer teams from Rimouski, Que. shone under the big city lights at the first Ottawa TFC Capital Cup Tournament & Festival on June 22-23 in Orleans.
Ottawa South United Force teams and players are making a big impact close to home regionally, provincially, across the continent and even overseas this summer, as the club’s name continues to spread far and wide.
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.
Adam B. Halawa is an Ottawa native who has always had a passion for sports.
ouis Riel’s men’s and women’s soccer teams shared in provincial high school medallist glory at the OFSAA ‘A’ Soccer Championships.
Emma Yau concluded a standout competitive rhythmic gymnastics season with a silver medal at the June 7-9 Ontario Championships at the Markham Pan Am Centre.
People often marvel at the diversity on display during field hockey matches. Unfortunately, the observation isn’t particularly accurate. We’re actually all the same – we all love field hockey.