On the eve of her 30th birthday, Stittsville native Erica Wiebe was back in her hometown to lead an intro-to-wrestling clinic for youngsters from age 8-11.
Ottawa welcomed the province’s youngest grapplers for the Ontario Youth Wrestling Festival on April 27 at Earl Armstrong Arena.
Taffe Charles takes over Carleton Ravens men’s basketball for Dave Smart Now-former Carleton Ravens’ women’s basketball coach Taffe Charles is shifting over to the men’s side to take over for the most successful university basketball of all time. Carleton made the dual pronged announcement that Charles would fill Dave Smart’s shoes as lieutenant of the…
Ottawa athletes finished strong with 13 top six finishes at the OFSAA Wrestling 2019 Championships, which took place from March 1 to March 4 at TD Place.
Ottawa is hosting an unprecedented lineup of major wrestling competitions this season, with the biggest of the bunch coming up Mar. 4-6, when the OFSAA high school provincials come to TD Place arena.
There aren’t many prizes in the wrestling world that Erica Wiebe hasn’t already captured, but one exception is a gold medal at the World Wrestling Championships, which in late October she’ll take her shot to claim.
Two members of the Rideau Canoe Club appeared on same podium at Canoe Kayak Canada’s National Sprint team trials on June 24. Stephen Frodsham won the men’s single-canoe 500 m race, and Drew Hodges took 3rd place. The 500 m race took place on the third and final day of the trials at the Basin Olympic in Montreal. Two days later, Canoe Kayak Canada announced its selected national teams. A total of five Rideau Club members made the list: Frodsham and Hodges are on the senior men’s canoe team, Rowan Hardy-Kavanagh made the women’s canoe team, and Natalie Davidson and Madeleine Schmidt will race for the women’s kayak team.