Coping with COVID: Return to play formulas the next challenge for Ottawa sports organizations

By Charlie Pinkerton Local sports clubs are beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel with an adjusted return to training, though the path forward in a world with COVID-19 continues to provide plenty of bumps (as detailed in SportsOttawa.com’s May 13 web story). Below are some snapshots of how various Ottawa…

Héros locaux : L’entraîneur de basketball des Gee-Gees, James Derouin, prêt pour les nationaux en ville

Une célébration des personnes spéciales, qui s’occupent de notre communauté sportive avec le Commissaire du sport de la ville d’Ottawa, Mathieu Fleury James Derouin représente l’une des histoires exceptionnelles d’un talent du cru qui demeure fière de ses racines. Il est né et grandi à Gloucester, a touché à tous les sports, mais a trouvé…

April 2019 Sportspage Snapshots: A Round-up of local sports action

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…

Next generation of Ravens women’s ballers are here and they’re finding their footing

By Michael Sun As a new generation blossoms for the Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team, development has become a focal point of Taffe Charles’ coaching. After an undefeated season last year, in which they won their second straight Critelli Cup and first ever U Sports National Championship, the Ravens lost five graduating veterans, including Ottawa-area…

Gee-Gees remain regional rugby queens

A 3rd place finish nationally was a disappointing finish for the University of Ottawa’s women’s rugby team after winning the national championship a year ago. However, the bronze medal and another undefeated regular season has reinforced the Gee-Gees’ position as a perennial powerhouse in the sport of women’s rugby.