An early season rugby matchup between the University of Ottawa and Carleton University presented unfamiliar territory for the perennial powerhouse Gee-Gees, who without a regular season win to that point risked falling behind their cross-town rivals with a loss at Ravens Field.
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.
By the time the final whistle had blown on the Ottawa Swans’ 70-22 victory over the Toronto Dingos, former player and coach Matthew Powell could have only assumed that the agenda for the day was through – that it was time to head from the field at the Manotick Polo Club and on to the pub for a post-game celebration.
Jacksonville Jaguars player Eli Ankou hosted a group of his hometown’s young athletes at his inaugural football camp on June 29 at the Louis-Riel dome.
In Panda Bowl-esque fashion, Ashbury College students piled over the south section barricade at TD Place to celebrate with their team’s first ever OFSAA bowl title.
A victory in the Panda Game is best described by the University of Ottawa’s longest serving local player: “It’s huge.”