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…

University Sports wrap up

Women’s rugby: Gee-Gees stifle Ravens, Move onto RSEQ semifinal The Ottawa Gee-Gees put an end to the Carleton Ravens best-ever rugby season. A combination of their 31-0 win over Carleton and a pair of recently announced forfeited wins from earlier this season by Laval, have also launched the University of Ottawa, coached by 2016 Ottawa…

Aussie opener

The Ottawa Swans Australian Football Club kicked off their 2017 season with a pair of exhibition matches on May 13 at Manotick Polo Club. The defending Quebec league-champion women’s team faced off against the Montreal Angels, while the 2016 Ontario runner-up men took on the Quebec Saints, with both visiting teams coming out on top…

Myers Riders fall one step short of provincial title

  By Dan Plouffe It wasn’t quite the finish they were after with a pair of losses in championship games, but the Myers Riders football club enjoyed a banner summertime season nonetheless as its Peewee and Junior Varsity teams competed in the Ontario Varsity Football League finals this past weekend at Rogers Centre in Toronto.…

Family still No. 1 for new Ticats boss

By Dan Plouffe, published September 2008 in Orleans Star Orleans resident Marcel Bellefeuille fulfilled a dream recently when he was named interim head coach of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as the organization disposed of Charlie Taaffe and handed the reigns to the team’s offensive coordinator. “This is probably not the exact way I would have liked…