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…

Le nouveau volet du programme Sports-Études de Louis-Riel est le premier de son genre dans le domaine du baseball dans la région d’Ottawa

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.

Louis-Riel’s new sports-study stream the first of its kind for Ottawa baseball

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.

April Snapshots: A roundup of local sports news

By Ottawa Sportspage Synchro swimmers near podium at FINA Artistic Swimming Worlds Two of Ottawa’s top synchro athletes participated in the 2018 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in March, including Olivia Jensen-Large, who nearly made the podium as part of Canada’s top three teams at the event. Jensen-Large placed 4th in the women’s team free…

Ottawa Sport Council’s Fall Sport Summit to tackle grants

By Dan Plouffe The Ottawa Sport Council will bring together the local sports community for its Fall Sport Summit the evening of Nov. 29 at Ben Franklin Place, set to cover a topic that’s become a crucial tool for community sports organizations’ advancement: creating successful grant applications. “Most sport organizations seem to be able to…