See SportsOttawa.com’s Facebook page for a full album of photos from this race. By Dan Plouffe The Colonel By Cougars displayed “team running” at its best to comfortably win the novice boys’ race and deprive Glebe of a clean sweep across all divisions at the NCSSAA cross-country running championships on Oct. 24 at Hornets Nest.…
See SportsOttawa.com’s Facebook page for a full album of photos from this race. By Dan Plouffe Caitlin Gormley and Zoe Wojtyk set the tone for the day in the first race of the Oct. 24 NCSSAA cross-country running championships, as the Glebe Gryphons finished 1-2 in the novice girls’ race to launch their school to…
The Ottawa TFC under-17 girls made history on Oct. 14 when they triumphed at Canada Soccer’s Toyota National Championships on the field at UPEI, but the region’s first Canadian crown at the top youth level was a title won in the hotel room just as much as on the pitch.
An early season rugby matchup between the University of Ottawa and Carleton University presented unfamiliar territory for the perennial powerhouse Gee-Gees, who without a regular season win to that point risked falling behind their cross-town rivals with a loss at Ravens Field.
Doreen Ames is just getting started when it comes to sailing her way into retirement.
With her multiple-medal performance, Ottawa’s Toshka Besharah played a crucial part in helping the Rideau Canoe Club win its second straight Championship Burgee at the 2019 Canoe Kayak Sprint National Championships.
Ottawa’s Mike Woods couldn’t one-up his bronze medal performance at last year’s World Championships in road racing at this year’s event, as the 33-year-old registered a did not finish in the race held in Yorkshire, U.K. in September
The Ottawa South United U17 Girls made history this year by becoming the first team in Ontario Player Development League history to win all three of their division’s titles in one season.
Capital Wave Water Polo’s Mackenzie Greco was part of Team Canada’s silver medal-winning squad at the Youth Pan American Water Polo Championships.
The October/November 2019 edition of the Ottawa Sportspage newspaper is now available!
For two cyclists from the same city sharing a podium at one of the cycling’s top international events, it would be difficult to find a pair of athletes whose tracks to get there are more vastly different than Ottawa’s Vincent De Haître and Derek Gee.
Nathalie Cote teaches history, geography and other social sciences full-time at Colonel By Secondary School. She’s mom to a 7-year-old, a 5-year-old and a 19-month-old who’s still not sleeping at night. She coaches the Cougars high school cross-country running and track-and-field teams.
It’s a busy life for Cote, but the former Team Canada cross-country runner added one more major task to her plate recently when she became the new president of the Ottawa Lions Track-and-Field Club.
Former national championship-winning Carleton Ravens Catherine Traer and Tommy Scrubb were married on Aug. 3 but put their honeymoon on hold for each of their pursuits with Canada Basketball this summer.
Though it was unbeknownst to the team of 15-year-old Ottawa girls at the time, but coming out on the losing end in one of their league’s title-matches last year would set them on a trajectory towards historic success.
From forging a partnership with a leading Major League Soccer franchise, to earning recognition as one of Canada’s top youth clubs, and capturing its fair share of hardware, it’s certainly been a whirlwind first season for Ottawa TFC Soccer Club.
Picture a running coach and it’s probably someone in a track suit with a whistle, right? Well, for Louis-Riel high school track & field/cross-country program director Sébastien Lalonde, his tools of the trade are just as likely to include a lawn mower and a pair of work gloves.
Si l’on visualise mentalement un entraîneur de course de fond, celui-ci porte fort probablement un survêtement de course et arbore fièrement un sifflet autour du cou. Eh bien, pour Sébastien Lalonde, directeur du programme d’athlétisme et de cross-country à l’école secondaire Louis-Riel, ses outils de travail incluent plutôt une tondeuse à gazon et une bonne paire de gants de travail!
The Gloucester Lacrosse Association enjoyed breakthroughs at the top level of the sport and saw a rise in the level of coaching and play across the board in 2019, though the best is yet to come.
Ottawa South United Soccer broke ground once again in 2019 as the club continued to find new heights in its 17th season.
Lewis Ward was born in England. He then lived in Switzerland before immigrating to Kingston, Ontario, Canada half way through Grade 8.
Ottawans showed their mettle at the provincial lawn bowling championships this year. Across disciplines, bowlers from Nepean, Galetta, Elmdale and other clubs have proved their skill, talent and mental determination, overcoming some heartbreaking losses to achieve great results.
The September 2019 edition of the Ottawa Sportspage newspaper is now available!
Bytown Storm’s Haileigh Chenier’s last race day of the season might feel more like a quadrathlon.
For the second year in a row a Gloucester Griffins team achieved record-setting results.
A bantam team from the club eclipsed the best-ever result of its team last year by making it to the Ontario Lacrosse Tournament’s ‘A’ finals tournament, where the top six teams in Ontario competed for a provincial championship.
Ottawa’s best youth soccer team from last year is on a mission to sweep their league’s three top prizes after securing the first – the OPDL Cup, which was the only title to evade them last season.
Ottawa athletes on Canada’s open and women’s teams helped the nation win medals at the WFDF 2019 World Under-24 Ultimate Championships in Heidelberg, Germany. Kinley Gee played on the open team, which placed 2nd at the event.
There’s no one representative of the growth of soccer talent in the nation’s capital quite like local prodigy Antoine Coupland.
Team Ontario came away victorious in Baseball Canada’s 21U Women’s Invitational Championship, but Ottawa pitcher Elizabeth Plamondon said the real winner of the weekend is the sport of women’s baseball.
When Taysia Thompson’s turn came at the July 24-28 Canadian Trampoline Championships in Oshawa, she was set to attempt the most difficult routine of her career. She’d never before actually completed the 10 jumps without crashing, having to stop, or downgrading a planned skill – not once.
Ottawa’s Marie-Eve Chainey won 3 medals – high jump and discus silver, and javelin bronze – at the Aug. 17-24 World Transplant Games in the U.K.