Merissah Russell is taking her talents to the next level after six years of playing basketball in Ottawa.
On the court, Louth Coulibaly is a force to be reckoned with. At 6’8” and 220 pounds, the 19-year-old power forward passes the eye test with flying colours.
L’Académie de basketball féminin Louis-Riel est devenue un foyer fertile pour les recruteurs de sports universitaires, et maintenant c’est le programme de Pré-académie qui prend son envol aussi.
The Louis-Riel Girls’ Basketball Academy has established itself as a hotbed for varsity recruiters, and now the program’s Pre-Academy is catching fire too.
If you were to pick a time for Carleton’s grip on Canadian men’s university basketball supremacy to loosen, out of the last two decades this season would have been your best bet.
In an attempt to course-correct the short history of professional basketball in the nation’s capital, the Ottawa Blackjacks are wagering their success on the riches of hoops talent from the nation’s capital.
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The Carleton Ravens used a second half comeback to overcome the Dalhousie Tigers by a score of 74-65 in the finals of the U Sports Final 8, leaving Ottawa’s TD Place arena as national champions for the 15th time in 18 years.
A dominant display from the Carleton Ravens saw them defeat the Western Mustangs by a score of 90-63 in the semifinals of the U Sports Final 8 on Saturday.
The Dalhousie University Tigers eliminated the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees by a score of 67-63 on Friday night at Lansdowne’s TD Place arena, to move on to the U Sports Final 8.
The Calgary Dinos were the first casualty of the Carleton Ravens’ juggernaut men’s basketball team at the university championships.
The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team’s push for a championship ended against the No. 1 ranked Saskatchewan Huskies in the first day of the U Sports Final 8.
Brooklynn McAlear-Fanus says that ever since Day 1 of her University of Ottawa Gee-Gees career she’s always tried to keep a positive mindset.
In sports, you’re hard-pressed to find anybody who takes losing easily, and for Ottawa’s Capital Courts Academy girls basketball team, they’re no exception.
James Derouin – known affectionately simply as “Coach” on the court – is one of those amazing hometown proud stories to tell.
Par Dôme Louis-Riel Est-ce que votre jeune athlète a de la difficulté à choisir seulement un sport ? Il aura l’option de pratiquer une multitude de sports au camp d’été du Dôme Louis-Riel ! Laissez-le explorer toutes ses passions sportives — soccer, badminton, natation, volley-ball, basketball, football, athlétisme, et beaucoup d’autres ! « Les participants peuvent essayer…
By Dome Louis-Riel Does your young athlete have trouble choosing just one sport? They can have it all at the Dome Louis-Riel’s Multi-Sport Summer Camp! Let them explore all their sports passions – soccer, badminton, swimming, volleyball, basketball, touch football, track & field, and many more! The camps align with Sport Canada’s Long-Term Athlete Development…
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…
By Rideau Sports Centre There is 100+ years of sporting history at 1 Donald Street (formerly the members-only Rideau Tennis Club). This summer will mark the third year that this property is open to the public with 10 weeks of Summer Camps across many sports offered by the new Rideau Sports Centre (RSC). “We’re really…
Les programmes Sports-Exploratoires (7-8e année) et Sports-Études (9 à 12) de l’école secondaire publique Louis-Riel offrent l’équilibre idéal entre les études et la pratique du sport. Il s’agit du programme de choix pour les élèves-athlètes qui sont motivés à atteindre l’excellence dans leurs activités scolaires et sportives. The Exploratory Sports (Grade 7-8) and Sports-Study (9-12)…
Dozens of athletes-in-the-making are already benefitting from thousands of dollars in funding that was awarded in November to a pair of local sports programs.
Former national championship-winning Carleton Ravens Catherine Traer and Tommy Scrubb were married on Aug. 3 but put their honeymoon on hold for each of their pursuits with Canada Basketball this summer.
Watching a player rise from under his instruction to the NBA is a rare feat, yet one that Ottawa coach Matthew Koeslag has now achieved, with the added bonus of a front row seat.
Adam B. Halawa is an Ottawa native who has always had a passion for sports.
The Gloucester Wolverines’ top men’s team won their second consecutive provincial title at this year’s Ontario Basketball Provincial Championships.
The Nepean Blue Devils juvenile girls (under-17) team left the first-ever Ontario Basketball Championships will gold medals draped around their necks.
In a season planned to be a program reset for Canada Topflight Academy – even before they lost their most notable star to injury…
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…
Yasiin Joseph’s journey to winning a third national championship with the Carleton Ravens was emblematic of how basketball has weaved through his life: It’s never been a given, and has featured some moments of adversity as well as others of personal growth.
Welcome to the first-ever Unsung Hometown Heroes column! We’re very excited to kick off this new initiative to spotlight some of the amazing figures who help make our Ottawa sports community special.