As Nick McDermid, 15, flew down the mogul course at Calabogie Peaks, his complete focus was on sticking his jumps and finishing with a fast-enough time. He blocked out the cheering crowd around him, landed a front flip, followed by a back-flip iron cross of his next launch before speeding through the moguls to the bottom of the course.
The Ottawa Sting Minor Atom ‘AAA’ team were the big local winners of this winter’s Bell Capital Cup, the largest annual hockey tournament held in the nation’s capital.
Brooklynn McAlear-Fanus says that ever since Day 1 of her University of Ottawa Gee-Gees career she’s always tried to keep a positive mindset.
With the Dagenais era of the Ottawa Jr. Senators perhaps soon entering untrodden territory, six years in retrospect tell the story of a do-it-all executive and coach who broke the mould for what it takes to build a championship franchise in the Central Canada Hockey League.
Freya Cope earned a groundbreaking 10th-place finish in her debut national high-performance competition at the Feb. 5-9 Elite Canada women’s artistic gymnastics competition in Calgary.
In sports, you’re hard-pressed to find anybody who takes losing easily, and for Ottawa’s Capital Courts Academy girls basketball team, they’re no exception.
Being thrust into throngs of fans following a game is an experience most athletes dread, but for 17-year-old Manotick curler Emily Deschenes and her teammates at the Youth Olympic Games, it was a flash of fame they couldn’t have enjoyed more.
A fine line separates the ordinary from the extraordinary and based on her achievements last year, Ottawa speedskater Ivanie Blondin very much qualifies as the latter.
Colonel By’s junior girls Nordic ski team were winners of their division’s OFSAA championship.
Sir Robert Borden’s Weslie Wang won a silver medal at the OFSAA championships for alpine skiing.
After former Paralympian Jon Dunkerley retired from competition it took a little nudging to realize he had a little something left in the tank.
Selena Pang and Cynthia Zhang earned the right to compete at May’s Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Gatineau and their Kanata Rhythmic Gymnastics Club sent its biggest contingent yet to Elite Canada, a national competition held Feb. 12-16 in Burnaby, B.C.
Vanessa Gilles wasn’t fortunate enough to crack Team Canada for this February’s Concacaf women’s Olympic qualifying tournament. Instead, she was helping her French Division 1 club achieve its best season in team history.
Ottawa Footy For All is set to kick off Season 2 of their fun-filled youth soccer programs with an expanded lineup available at their home Immaculata High School facility on Main St.
James Derouin – known affectionately simply as “Coach” on the court – is one of those amazing hometown proud stories to tell.
The Ottawa Sportspage’s monthly summary of sports news in the nation’s capital.
Par Dôme Louis-Riel Est-ce que votre jeune athlète a de la difficulté à choisir seulement un sport ? Il aura l’option de pratiquer une multitude de sports au camp d’été du Dôme Louis-Riel ! Laissez-le explorer toutes ses passions sportives — soccer, badminton, natation, volley-ball, basketball, football, athlétisme, et beaucoup d’autres ! « Les participants peuvent essayer…
By Dome Louis-Riel Does your young athlete have trouble choosing just one sport? They can have it all at the Dome Louis-Riel’s Multi-Sport Summer Camp! Let them explore all their sports passions – soccer, badminton, swimming, volleyball, basketball, touch football, track & field, and many more! The camps align with Sport Canada’s Long-Term Athlete Development…
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…
Une célébration des personnes spéciales, qui s’occupent de notre communauté sportive avec le Commissaire du sport de la ville d’Ottawa, Mathieu Fleury James Derouin représente l’une des histoires exceptionnelles d’un talent du cru qui demeure fière de ses racines. Il est né et grandi à Gloucester, a touché à tous les sports, mais a trouvé…
By Rideau Sports Centre There is 100+ years of sporting history at 1 Donald Street (formerly the members-only Rideau Tennis Club). This summer will mark the third year that this property is open to the public with 10 weeks of Summer Camps across many sports offered by the new Rideau Sports Centre (RSC). “We’re really…
The 2020 Tumblers Classic once again produced a pile of precious memories for the gymnasts who took part in the provincial championships qualifier on Feb. 7-8 in Orleans, like so many other young athletes have accrued in the 20+-year history of the event.
Ottawa South United is on the move.
Louis-Riel high school and the Cumberland Panthers football club are joining forces to offer the first program of its kind in Ottawa, featuring year-round football skills development training integrated alongside scholastic studies.
L’école secondaire publique Louis-Riel et le club de football Cumberland Panthers unissent leurs forces pour offrir le premier programme du genre à Ottawa. Il s’agit d’un programme hors-compétition tout le long de l’année scolaire de développement des habiletés de football , intégrée harmonieusement aux études.
By Ottawa Sportspage, For Ottawa TFC Soccer Club Commitment. Passion. Hard work. Kaden Engbers says the keys to becoming a successful coach are the same ones he learned as a player. And those lessons and attributes are even more applicable in life. Engbers is a young coaching talent who’s philosophical beyond his years, but the…
Dinosaurs, astronauts, scuba divers, lions and monkeys and butterflies, oh my! If you thought gymnastics camp was only about practicing somersaults and walking on the balance beam, then you sure haven’t seen Tumblers Gymnastics Centre summer camps.
Les programmes Sports-Exploratoires (7-8e année) et Sports-Études (9 à 12) de l’école secondaire publique Louis-Riel offrent l’équilibre idéal entre les études et la pratique du sport. Il s’agit du programme de choix pour les élèves-athlètes qui sont motivés à atteindre l’excellence dans leurs activités scolaires et sportives. The Exploratory Sports (Grade 7-8) and Sports-Study (9-12)…
The 67th annual Ottawa Sports Awards were held on Wednesday night, where the city’s top athletes and teams from across more than 65 sports were recognized for their accomplishments in amateur athletics in 2019.
The Carleton Ravens returned from the U Sports men’s soccer championships without a medal, forcing the team’s players to adopt a forward-looking mindsight.