Why Hockey Players Should Play Lacrosse

By Gloucester Lacrosse Association Anyone serious about hockey should be playing lacrosse. From Gretzky to Tavares, Shanahan to Stamkos, Canadian-born NHLers recommend playing lacrosse in the summer to improve hockey skills. Take their word for it: “It’s lacrosse that helped teach me to spin off checks, take shots and protect the puck under pressure. My…

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…

Volunteers spur great Griffins lacrosse year

By Ottawa Sportspage, For Gloucester Griffins Minor Lacrosse Association Powered by dedicated volunteers, the Gloucester Griffins Minor Lacrosse Association had another strong season with medal-winning teams at provincials, a new and improved house league program and successful annual tournaments. “Your volunteers are the lifeblood of your organization,” underlines Gloucester Lacrosse Assocaition President Greg Rampley, noting…