4 local field hockey teams go to nationals

By Martin Boyce For the first time, Eastern Ontario has four Nepean Nighthawks-driven teams competing at the Field Hockey Canada National Championships from July 18-25 in Surrey, B.C. After sending only an under-15 boys’ team the past 2 years, having entries in all youth divisions (under-18 and U15 boys and girls) is a huge step…

Ottawa fencer top Canadian at worlds

Ottawa native Kelleigh Ryan was the top Canadian out of all disciplines at the July 19-25 FIE Senior Fencing World Championships in Germany. The 30-year-old placed 25th overall in the individual women’s foil competition, and also helped Canada to a 6th-place finish in the women’s foil team event.