Jr. Sens halted in semifinals of Junior A national championships The magical run of the Ottawa Jr. Senators came to an end at the hands of the eventual national champs in the semifinals of the RBC Cup, the junior A national championships. The Jr. Senators advanced to the championships after winning the Fred Page Cup,…
The May 2018 edition of the Ottawa Sportspage newspaper is now available!
A lot has changed since Merissah Russell and Fabienne Blizzard met four years ago.
At only 16-years-old, Merrisah Russell is the youngest athlete representing Ottawa at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
About a month removed from the Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team’s first-ever national championship victory, the ladies’ championship tour of Ottawa has just about reached its end.
Yet, sitting in his office at the Carleton University Athletics Centre, head coach Taffe Charles says he’s only now taking the time to think back on everything.
Confetti litters the court as a group of lanky teenagers dance together to the tune of Drake’s Back To Back blaring through gymnasium speakers. Over the YouTube broadcast of the scene that seconds earlier was a national championship basketball game, play-by-play announcer Jason Thom proclaims, “Is this the beginning of another Ottawa Canadian basketball dynasty?”
The team celebrating is Ottawa’s other best basketball team.
By Michael Sun The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team won their second straight Critelli Cup against the McMaster Marauders on Mar. 3, capping the team’s first-ever undefeated regular season. They are ranked number one in Canada, riding a 48-game winning streak against Ontario University Athletics (OUA) competition, but there’s still a bitter memory from the…