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…

Best friends share Team Canada experience

View a video report on this story. By Dan Plouffe, originally published Aug. 25 in Ottawa This Week It’s an opportunity any player treasures, but for Ottawa Senators women’s hockey players Cydney Roesler and Morgan Richardson, competing for Team Canada this past weekend during an exhibition series in Rockland was all the more special because…

Raiders ready for battle in new Jr. season

By Dan Plouffe It reads out a bit like a Mastercard commercial.  Number of times home over six-week period before season: 3. Number of annual kilometres on the car for scouting and recruiting trips: 93,000. Is that the price of a Central Canada Hockey League title? Nepean Raiders coach and general manager Peter Goulet hopes…