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CJHL Hockey
Disciplined Rangers team hands Carleton Place third loss of the season

The Gloucester Rangers played one of their best games of the season on Sunday, and in doing so handed the league-leading Carleton Place Canadians only their third loss. See story


(Posted Sept. 23)
CJHL Hockey
Rangers remain in the think of things despite pair of recent losses

The Gloucester Rangers remain within striking distance of second place in the Yzerman Division despite a pair of recent losses which have dropped them below .500. See story


(Posted Sept. 7)
NCAFA Football
Bengals tyke, mosquitos rack up pair of wins over Gloucester Raiders

The Orleans Bengals tyke and mosquito teams celebrated homecoming day at Garneau Field on Saturday with a pair wins over the Gloucester South Raiders. See story


(Posted Sept. 6)
CCHL Hockey
Rangers win home opener in spirited affair against east end rivals

In what was a highly entertaining game the Gloucester Rangers beat the Cumberland Grads in a shootout Friday night, and in the process snapped a three-game losing streak to start the season. See story


(Posted Aug. 31)
Minor Football
Impressive first half lifts peewee Bengals over Myers Riders

After seeing their younger clubmates post back-to-back wins over the Myers Riders earlier on Monday, the Orleans Bengals peewee team was chomping at the bit to get their shot at the perennial west end powerhouse. See story


(Posted Aug. 31)
Minor Football
Mosquito Panthers role to another impressive win, improve to 2-0

Rule number one when covering the Cumberland Panthers mosquito football team -- don't show up late -- because if you do, you're liable to miss a touchown or two. See story


(Posted Aug. 27)
Hornets U16 boys regional team miss opportunity to clinch ERSL title
As little as three weeks ago, the Gloucester Hornets U16 regional boys team looked to be a lock to win their first Eastern Region Soccer League championship. See story


(Posted Aug. 27)
Gloucester Hornets clinch three ERSL league titles and counting
It's been a banner year so far for the Gloucester Hornets soccer club which has clinched three Eastern Regional Soccer League titles in the past week with more to come. See story


(Posted Aug. 26)
Hornets U15 girls Premier team clinches league title with game remaining
The Gloucester Hornets U15 girls Premier team has clinched the ERSL league championship after downing the Nepean Hotspurs 3-0 on Monday. See story


(Posted Aug. 11)
Panthers kick off season with split against South Ottawa Raiders
The Cumberland Panthers football club began another season on Saturday by splitting their four games against the South Ottawa Raiders. See story


(Posted Aug. 11)
U13 Gloucester Hornets Impact add GIST title to long list of accomplishments
The U13 Level 3 Ottawa Gloucester Hornets Impact girls soccer team is quickly amassing a record that other teams can only dream about. See story

Damn those Myers Riders: Panthers punted from playoffs by crosstown rivals
The Cumberland Panthers will have to wait another year for a shot at an OVFL championship after the club's bantam and junior varsity teams lost both of their respective conference finals on Saturday. See story


(Posted Aug. 3)
Panther JV, bantam teams advance to OVFL conference finals
The Cumberland Panthers will be well represented at the Ontario Varsity Football League conference finals next weekend after the club's junior and bantam teams won their respective semi-finals on Saturday. See story


(Posted July 28)
Panthers overcome early mistakes to rout Toronto in OVFL playoff opener
For the first five minutes of the Ontario Varsity Football League bantam conference semi-final between the Cumberland Panthers and the Toronto Thunder, it looked as though the Panthers would be their own worst enemy. See story


(Posted July 21)
Junior Varsity Panthers head into playoffs riding 8-game winning streak
The Cumberland Panthers junior varsity football team won their eighth straight game on Saturday, but it is win number 11 they have their sights set on as they prepare for the start of the playoffs with aspirations of winning the club's first ever OVFL championship. See story


(Posted July 17)
Hornets U14 regional team tops Premier Division clubmates in ERSL Cup match
The Gloucester Hornets U14 regional girls team will advance to the third round of the ERSL Cup later this month thanks to a 4-0 win over their Premier Division clubmates on Wednesday. See story


(Posted July 13)
Bantam varsity Panthers fall to crosstown rivals
They say that in order to win a championship every team must suffer a little adversity. The Cumberland Panthers bantam varsity team suffered more than their fair share of adversity against the Myers Riders on Saturday and now must bounce back before the start of the playoffs in two weeks time. See story


(Posted June 22)
Cumberland Panthers bantam OV squad wins fourth straight game
The Cumberland Panthers bantam Ontario Varsity Football team is doing the best it can to erase memories of an opening day overtime loss and their opponents are paying the consequences for it. See story


(Posted June 9)
Track and Field
Cairine Wilson hurdler ends high school track career on a high notes

After five trips to the OFSAA provincial high school track and field championships, Cairine Wilson hurdler Alexia Lamothe finally has the medal she's coveted her entire high school track career. See story


(Posted June 7)
Senior Girls Soccer
Cairine Wilson wins bronze medal at OFSAA 'AA' championships

The Cairine Wilson Wildcats won the first OFSAA soccer medal in school history on Saturday, downing St. Mary's High School from Kitchener 1-0 to capture the bronze medal at the provincial AA championships in Collingwood. See story


(Posted June 7)
Varsity Girls Rugby
Lady Gators cap undefeated season with Tier 2 rugby crown

he Glouceser Gators are this year's Tier 2 varsity girls hgh school rugby champions after shutting out the Cairine Wilson Wildcats 17-0 in Friday's final. See story

Senior Girls Soccer
Cairine Wilson Wildcats advance to OFSAA 'AA' semi-finals

The Cairine Wilson Wildcats magical season will go on for another day after the senior girls soccer team won its quarterfinal on Friday to advance to Saturday's semi-finals at the OFSAA 'AA' championships in Collingwood. See story


(Posted May 30)
Gold medals hard to come by for east end athletes at OFSAA East Regionals
Gold was a scace commodity for local athletes competing at the OFSAA East Regional track and field meet on Friday. Only four area high-schoolers managed to secure the precious medal at the Terry Fox Athletic Facility, with St. Matthew High School's Keira Christie-Galloway striking paydirt in both the midget girls long jump and the 80-metre hurdles. See story

Greco Orléans offering 'next level' program for competitive athletes
Do you have a competitive hockey player in your family looking to raise their game to the "next level"? Well, perhaps they should consider enrolling in Greco Orléans "CG28 Train Like An All-Star" program, designed and endorsed by co-owner and NHL all-star Claude Giroux. See story


(Posted May 28)
Senior Girls Rugby
St. Peter Knights successfully defend AAA rugby crown

The St. Peter Knights varsity girls rugby team successfully defended their AAA senior girls title on Thursday, grinding out a 10-5 win over the Ashbury Colts. See story


(Posted May 26)
Panthers kick off Ontario Varsity Football season with triple-header
The Ontario Varsity Football season was kicked off over the weekend with games across the province including a triple-header at Millennium Park as the Cumberland Panthers played host to the Metro Toronto Wildcats. See story


(Posted May 23)
HS Track & Field
Cairine Wilson hurdler breaks 16-year-old record at NCSSAA track and field championhips

Alexia Lamothe ran the race of her young life on Thursday and in the process broke a record that has stood for the past 16 years. See story


(Posted May 22)
Track & Field
Gloucester runner wins double gold on opening day of high school track and field championships

Farah Abdulkarim is a man on a mission. The Grade 12 Gloucester High School student failed to qualify for the OFSAA provincial track and field championships last year despite a trio of top three finishes at the local high school championships. See story

Varsity Girls Soccer
Win over Pius earns Wildcats homefield advantage throughout the playoffs

The Cairine Wilson Wildcats avenged the only blemish in an otherwise perfect regular season on Wednesday by downing the St. Pius X-Men 2-0 on a pair of goals by Senna Koggel and Roshneee Mitchell. See story


(Posted May 21)
Varsity Girls Rugby
St. Peter girls remain unbeaten after dominating performance against Ashbury

The St. Peter Knights varsity girls rugby team have left no doubt that they are the team to beat this year's after turning in an impressive performance against perennial powerhouse Ashbury in the final regular season game on Tuesday. See story


(Posted May 6)
Major Midget Wolverines settle for silver at provincial basketball championships
The Gloucester Wolverines Major Midget girls basketball team ended their season with a silver medal performance at the Ontario provincial championships on the weekend. See story


(Posted April 30)
Local high school teams shine in New Brunswick rugbyfest
Four area high school rugby teams spent the past weekend rucking and malling in the pretigious Rothesay Netherwood Rugbyfest tournament in St. John, N.B. and managed to come away with two gold medal and a silver. See story


(Posted April 14)
Panthers' coach and former player to try out for Ottawa RedBlacks
Qasim Khan loves football. He loves to watch it, he loves to teach it, but most of all, he loves to play it. The former Cumberland Panther, Junior Rough Rider, Ottawa Gee-Gee, and until recently Ottawa Invader, wants to add one more team to his resume -- the Ottawa RedBlacks. See story


(Posted April 6)
Area teams claim six more banners on Day 2 of GHA championship weekend
The local minor hockey season wrapped up on Sunday with eight more GHA House League championships being decided at the Earl Armstrong Arena. See story


(Posted April 6)
East end teams claim six banners on opening day of GHA championship weekend
East end teams won six of the 10 banners up for grabs on the opening day of the Gloucester Hockey Association House League championships on Saturday. See story


(Posted March 28)
March Break trip to England a dream come true for Cairine Wilson soccer team
A delayed trip to England turned out to be a dream come true for members of the Cairine Wilson girls soccer team, who immersed themselves in British football culture during the March Break. See story


(Posted March 27)
Minor Peewee 'A' Rangers add post season title to their list of accomplishments
The Minor Peewee 'A' Gloucester Rangers left no doubt they were the class of their division this season, sweeping all seven of their playoff games to add the OEMHL playoff banner to the league championship they already won for finishing the regular season in first place. See story


(Posted March 23)
Team Homan forced to settle for silver after stunning loss to Switzerland
It wasn't supposed to end this way. After totally dominating the Scotties Tournament of Hearts this year, Rachel Homan and her team of Emma Miskew, Alison Kreviazuk and Lisa Weagle were the odds on favourites to win the Women's World Curling Championship in St. John, but unfortunately it didn't turn out that way. See story


(Posted March 21)
Team Homan downs Switzerland, advances to World Championship final
Don't look now, but Team Homan is on a roll and this time they hope it ends with their names engraved on the Ford World Championship trophy. See story

Varsity Girls Hockey
Louis Riel goes undefeated in winning OFSAA AA girls hockey championship

The motto, "if at first you don't succeed, try again," can certainly by applied to the Louis Riel Rebelles varsity girls hockey team which captured their second OFSAA 'AA' girls hockey championship in six years this week after coming up short in each of the past four years. See story

Young soccer team raising money for trip of a lifetime
A group of 15 young soccer players from the east end are hoping to raise a few dollars this weekend for a once in a lifetime trip to an international tournament in San Marino. See story


(Posted March 20)
Team Homan wins showdown against Olympic silver medalists to finish in top spot
One month after having their Olympic dreams dashed by the Jennifer Jones juggernaut in Sochi, the Swedish foursome of Magaretha Sigfridsson, Maria Prytz, Maria Wennerstroem and Christina Bertrup ran into another Canadian maelstrom in the form of Team Homan on Thursday night, with similar results. See story

Team Homan gains sole possession of first place with win over China
Orléans skip Rachel Homan and her team of Emma Miskew, Alison Kreviazuk and Lisa Weagle have gained sole possession of first place at the Women's World Curling Championships thanks to a 6-4 win over China in today's afternoon draw. See story

Team Homan survives up and down day to remain tied for first
It was an interesting day to say the least for Orléans native Rachel Homan and her Team Canada rink of Emma Miskew, Alison Kreviazuk and Lisa Weagle. See story


(Posted March 19)
Pair of wins lifts Team Homan into share of first place
Orléans skip Rachel Homan is back in familiar territory. After a pair of wins over Latvia and Scotland on Tuesday, combined with a Swiss loss to South Korea, Team Homan is tied for first place with Switzerland and Sweden at the Ford World Curling Championships in St. John, New Brunswick. See story


(Posted March 17)
Team Homan improves record to 4-1 with six-end win over U.S.A.
Look out rest of the world, Team Homan has their mojo back. After seeing their 15 game winning streak come to an end against Switzerland last night, the Canadian foursome are back to their dominant selves after registering a pair of impressive wins over Denmark and the United States today. See story

Team Homan bounces back with decisive win over Denmark
Team Homan didn't waste anytime getting back in the win column today. Less than 24 hours after the two-time defending Canadian champions suffered their first loss at the World Championships, they roared back with an impressive win over Denmark this afternoon to improve their record to 3-1. See story


(Posted March 16)
Team Homan drops game to Switzerland, win streak ends at 15
You knew it had to end sometime. After 15 straight wins, dating back to the opening draw of the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, Rachel Homan and her rink of Emma Miskew, Alison Kreviazuk and Lisa Weagle have finally suffered a loss, dropping an 8-2 decision to Switzerland at the Ford World Championships. See story

Team Homan full of deuces in 8-4 win over Czech team
The Ottawa Jr. 67s minor midget AAA quest for the Ottawa and District Minor Hockey Association's first OHL Cup ended in disappointment Saturday night thanks to an 8-0 blowout courtesy of the Toronto Jr. Canadiens. See story

Jr. Canadiens overpower Jr. 67s in OHL Cup semi-final
The Ottawa Jr. 67s minor midget AAA quest for the Ottawa and District Minor Hockey Association's first OHL Cup ended in disappointment Saturday night thanks to an 8-0 blowout courtesy of the Toronto Jr. Canadiens. See story


(Posted March 12)
Homan opens World Curling Championships with win over Russia
Orléans skip Rachel Homan opened the Ford World Curling Championships in St. John, New Brunswick on Saturday with a no nonsense 7-5 win over Russia. See story

Ottawa Jr. 67s advance to OHL Cup semi-finals
The Ottawa Jr. 67s minor midget AAA team are one win away from accomplishing something no other Ottawa and District Minor Hockey Association team has ever done -- make it to the final of the OHL Cup. See story

Blondin captures bronze medal at World Cup Final in the Netherlands
In a sport that features paired athletes competing against the clock, the mass start event in long track speed skating is an exciting anomaly that has yet to gain Olympic acceptance. See story


(Posted March 12)
East end players help get Jr. 67s off to strong start at OHL Cup
The Ottawa Jr. 67s quest for the OHL Cup got off to a strong start on Wednesday with a pair of wins over Team Northern Ontario and the Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs, and leading the way were a trio of players with east end connections. See story


(Posted March 10)
Orléans ball player kicks off spring training tour with a bang
While most high school students are spending March Break on the ski slopes or on the beach, 17-year-old Demi Orimoloye is spending his March Break on the baseball diamond in sunny central Florida. See story

Former St. Matt's Tiger leads Ravens to fourth straight CIS basketball championship
Former St. Matthew Tiger Tyson Hinz is on top of the world after leading the Carleton Ravens to their fourth straight CIS national men's basketball championship. See story


(Posted March 8)
Blondin posts best result of the season at Inzell World Cup
Still riding high from her Olympic experience in Sochi, Orléans speed skater Ivanie Blondin posted her best result of the season in Inzell, Germany on Saturday, placing 12th in the women's 3,000 metres. See story

Orléans skip hopes to win medal of a different colour at World Curling Championships
Orléans skip Rachel Homan has been a winner most of her young life. Since getting involved in curling 12 years ago, the 24-year-old former Navan Curling Club member has won four provincial bantam championships, a Canada Winter Games gold medal, a national junior championship and now two Canadian women's championships. See story


(Posted March 7)
Senior Girls Volleyball
Gisèle-Lalonde wins fourth straight OFSAA volleyball crown

Gisèle-Lalonde's dominance on the volleyball court has reached historic proportions after the Titans won their fourth straight provincial 'AA' championship on Wednesday, something that has not been done since 1990. See story


(Posted Feb. 28)
Varsity Girls Hockey
Lady Rebelles capture Louis Riel's sixth straight hockey crown

The dynasty that is the Louis Riel varsity girls hockey program lives on after the Rebelles won their sixth city championship in as many years on Thursday. See story


(Posted Feb. 27)
Senior Boys Basketball
Garneau overcomes slow start to win senior Tier 1 hoops crown

Two weeks after winning the Ontario francophone high school basketball championship, the Garneau Gaulois added the NCSSAA senior boys Tier 1 title to their list of accomplishments on Wednesday in a come from behind blowout win againt the Bell Bruins. See story


(Posted Feb. 24)
Gloucester-Cumberland Invitational Tournament
Wolverines rout Ottawa Next Level to win Major Midget 'A' title

The Gloucester Wolverines Major Midget 'A' Select team completed their run to the Gloucester Boys Invitational Tournament title on Sunday by routing Ottawa Next Level 67-51 in the gold medal game. See story


(Posted Feb. 22)
Ivanie Blondin completes first Olympic experience on a high note
Orléans' Olympian Ivanie Blondin completed her Olympics on a high note Saturday by helping Canada's women's long track pursuit team beat the U.S. to finish in fifth place. See story

Navan native Erik Bédard signs with fifth big league team
Navan native Erik Bédard will soon be heading to his 11th spring training camp where he will be attempting to join his sixth big league team after signing a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. See story


(Posted Feb. 13)
Senior Boys Basketball
Cairine Wilson caps perfect season with Tier 2 hoops crown

The Cairine Wilson Wildcats came through in the clutch on Wednesday to win the Tier 2 senior boys basketball championship and finish the season a perfect 12-0. See story


(Posted Feb. 13)
Senior Girls Volleyball
Gisèle-Lalonde wins third straight 'AA' V-ball championship

The dynasty that is les Titans volleyball is stronger than ever as evident by the fact that Gisèle-Lalonde won their third straight senior girls 'AA' high school championship on Thursday and fourth in the past five years. See story


(Posted Feb. 12)
De Haitre makes the most of his Olympic debut
A year ago Cumberland speed skater Vincent De Haitre never dreamed of competing at the Sochi Winter Olympics. After all he had just finished 8th at the 2013 World Junior Championships and he placed 11th at the Canadian Single Distance Championships. See story


(Posted Feb. 9)
Team Homan successfully defends Scotties crown
Orléans skip Rachel Homan and her team of Emma Miskew, Alison Kreviazuk and Lisa Weagle became the first foursome since 1985 to go undefeated in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Sunday when they defeated Alberta to go a perfect 13-0 and successfully defend their Canadian title. See story

Atom AA Wolverines strike gold in Mike O'Connor Tournament
You can forgive the Brockville Blazers if they don't want to see the Gloucester Wolverines again anytime soon. See story

Blondin makes Olympic debut, places 24th in 3000 metres
Orléans speed skater Ivanie Blondin made her Olympic debut on Sunday, jumping out to a strong start in the 3000 metres before falling off the pace to finish 24th out of 28 skaters. See story

Gloucester Rangers White team clinches Bantam AA regular season banner
It what turned out to be the most competitive division in the Ontario East Minor Hockey League, the Gloucester Rangers White team has clinched the Major Bantam AA OEMHL regular season banner thanks to a 3-1 over the Eastern Ontario Cobras on Saturday. See story


(Posted Feb. 7)
Team Homan earns one-way ticket to Scotties final
Orléans skip Rachel Homan and her team of Emma Miskew, Alison Kreviazuk and Lisa Weagle are one win away from retaining their Scotties Tournament of Hearts crown and a return trip to the World Curling Championships. See story


(Posted Feb. 6)
Team Homan comes out on top in showdown with Saskatchewan
In one of the most competitive games at this year's Scottties Tournament of Hearts so far, Orléans skip and defending champion Rachel Homan knocked off Saskatchewan's Stefanie Lawton to remain at the top of the standings. See story


(Posted Feb. 5)
Team Homan remains at the top of the ladder with win over B.C.
Orléans skip Rachel Homan and her team of Emma Miskew, Alison Kreviazuk and Lisa Weagle Improved their record to 7-0 at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Montreal this afternoon thanks to a 7-3 win over B.C. See story

Former Orleans Bengal Michael O'Connor settling into Penn State
Before he packed his belongings into the car and drove seven hours with his parents from Ottawa to State College, freshman quarterback Michael O’Connor knew the routine all too well. See story


(Posted Feb. 4)
Team Homan remains perfect at Scotties Tournament of Hearts
Orléans skip Rachel Homan and her team of Emma Miskew, Alison Kreviazuk and Lisa Weagle are showing why they are the team to beat at this year's Scotties Tournament of Hearts, jumping out to a 5-0 record in defence of the title they won last year. See story


(Posted Feb. 2)
Minor Peewee 'A' Rangers clinch first place banner with win over Silver Seven
The Gloucester Rangers Minor Peewee 'A' team added another banner to their collection on Sunday, downing the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven 2-1 to clinch first place in the Ontario East Minor Hockey League. See story

Homan opens Scotties with win over Manitoba
It appears Orléans skip Rachel Homan has left the disappointment of not qualifying for the Winter Olympics far behind her. See story


(Posted Jan. 30)
Local athletes honoured at Ottawa Sports Awards banquet
Eight local athletes were honoured at the Ottawa Sports Awards banquet Wednesday night, along with the very best in 63 different categories. See story


(Posted Jan. 5)
Blondin qualifies for Olympic 5,000 metres; fellow Concordes member de Haitre makes strong case to be included on team
Orléans native Ivanie Blondin has qualified for a second event at the Olympics in Sochi thanks to her winning performance in the 5,000 metres at the national speed skating selection trials in Calgary on Friday. See story


(Posted Jan. 4)
Orléans native helps elite team win national lacrosse championship
Jake Fox is quickly becoming a rising star in the sport of field lacrosse. The 17-year-old Orléans native recently helped lead an upstate New York elite team to a national championship at the Dick's Sporting Goods Tournament in Florida. See story


(Posted Dec. 31)
Bell Capital Cup
Minor Peewee Rangers win Bell Capital Cup in convincing fashion

The Gloucester Rangers Minor Peewee 'A' team ended 2013 on a high note Tuesday by winning the Bell Capital Cup in convincing fashion over the Richmond Hill Stars. See story

Bell Capital Cup
Pair of east end teams advance to Bell Capital Cup finals

A pair of local teams are making their mark at the Bell Capital Cup with aspirations of winning a championship banner. See story


(Posted Dec. 30)
Former St. Peter Knight signs free agent deal with Alouettes
All Geoff Coventry wanted going into his final year at Bishops University was an opportunity to make it to the next level. See story


(Posted Dec. 29)
Bell Capital Cup to take over local rinks during next three days
Local rinks will play host to teams from across North America and overseas over the next three days as the 7th Annual Bell Capital Cup gets underway. See story


(Posted Dec. 28)
Orléans speedskater earns ticket to Sochi
Ever since she was a young girl, Orléans speedskater Ivanie Blondin has dreamed about competing at the Winter Olympics. See story


(Posted Dec. 17)
Cody Ceci scores first NHL goal in overtime to lift Sens over Blues
Cody Ceci's magical NHL debut reached it's zenith Monday night when he scored his first goal 3:59 into overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a much needed win over the St. Louis Blues. See story


(Posted Dec. 4)
Orléans hockey mom on top of the world after son makes NHL debut
Karen Sylvester-Ceci is living every hockey mom's dream. Not only has her son Cody been called up to play for the Ottawa Senators, his first three games have all been at home which means she and the rest of the Ceci clan have had front row seats to see him realize his NHL dream. See story


(Posted Dec. 4)
Former Knight earns first team all-star honours at the University of Maine
Former St. Peter Knight kicker Sean Decloux ended his sophmore season at the University of Maine last week with an eight point effort against the University of New Hampshire in the second round of the NCAA FCS playoffs. See story


(Posted Dec. 4)
Roar of the Rings
Disappointed Homan loses Olympic trials semi-final to Ontario rival

Rachel Homan's Olympic dream turned into a nightmare on Friday when poor shooting resulted in a six point loss to Ontario rival Sherry Middaugh in the semi-final of the Roar of the Rings Olympic trials in Winnipeg. See story

Roar of the Rings
Homan wins final round robin game, earns bye to semi-final

It's been an up and down week for Orleans skip Rachel Homan at the Roar of the Rings Olympic trials in Winnipeg. See story


(Posted Dec. 4)
Roar of the Rings
Homan still in playoff picture despite 10th end loss to Jennifer Jones

Orléans skip Rachel Homan will be looking to bounce back in this afternoon's final draw at the Roar of Rings Olympic trials in Winnipeg after losing to Jennifer Jones in the final end of their game last night. See story


(Posted Dec. 4)
Roar of the Rings
Homan remains in playoff hunt with important win over Nedohin

Orléans skip Rachel Homan entered today's action at the Roar of the Rings Olympic trials in Winnipeg needing to win at least one of her two games against 2012 Scotties champion Heather Nedohin, or three-time Canadian champion Jennifer Jones. See story

Roar of the Rings
Homan evens record with extra end win over Sherry Middaugh

Orléans skip Rachel Homan went into Tuesday's fourth draw at the Roar of the Rings Olympic trials in Winnipeg knowing she had to win if she wanted to stay in the hunt for a ticket to Sochi. See story


(Posted Dec. 1)
Roar of the Rings
Team Homan still in the hunt for Olympic berth despite up and down day

It's been one of those days for Orléans skip Rachel Homan. After bouncing back from an embarrassing opening draw loss to beat Renee Sonnenberg this morning, Homan came out on the wrong end of a 9-8 score against Chelsea Carey in this evening's draw to fall to 1-2 at the Roar of the Rings Olympic trials in Winnipeg. See story


(Posted Dec. 1)
Roar of the Rings
Rachel Homan gets off to rough start at Olympic curling trials

It wasn't the start Orléans skip and reigning Canadian women's champion Rachel Homan was hoping for. With a berth in the Sochi Winter Olympics up for grabs, Homan missed several early opportunities in suffering an opening draw loss to upstart Val Sweeting at the Roar of the Rings tournament in Winnipeg. See story


(Posted Nov. 25)
High School Football
Lancer teammates hope to complete football hat trick in Etobicoke

For four young east end athletes, dreams of a championship hat trick hardly seemed possible earlier this year, especially considering they're all football players. See story


(Posted Nov. 25)
Former St. Peter Knight QB helps lead Laval to Vanier Cup repeat
Earlier this season, former St. Peter Knight QB and Cumberland Panther pivot Alex Skinner became the first player from outside Quebec to start under centre for the Laval Rouge et Or. On Saturday he became the first player from outside Quebec to lead the Red and Gold to victory in the Vanier Cup. See story

High School Basketball
St. Matt's junior team claims Bill Wren title in preseaon warm-up

The St. Matthew Tigers junior boys basketball team established themselves as a team to be reckoned with this season after winning the Bill Wren Tournament on the weekend. See story


(Posted Nov. 17)
Former Cumberland Panther helps lead Laval to 4th straight Vanier Cup berth
The Laval Rouge et Or are heading to the Vanier Cup for a record- setting fourth straight year and Orléans native and former Cumberland Panther pivot Alex Skinner is helping lead the way as the team's starting quarterback. See story


(Posted Nov. 15)
Senior Girls Basketball
Louis Riel Rebelles win sixth straight senior girls hoops crown

The Louis Riel Rebelles won their sixth straight senior girls high school basketball championship Wednesday night and with it earned another shot at the OFSAA provincial championships being held in London later this month. See story

Senior Girls Basketball
St. Matt Tigers recapture 'AA' hoops crown

The St. Matthew Tigers senior girls basketball team is heading back to the OFSAA 'AA' provincial championships after a one year absence thanks to a 60-45 win over the St. Francis Xavier Coyotes in the city title game on Wednesday. See story


(Posted Nov. 10)
High School Football
Lancers end Knights' championship streak with come from behind win

In football there is often a fine line between being a goat and a hero. Just ask Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School running back Jackson Bennett. See story


(Posted Nov. 7)
NCAFA Minor Football
Louis Riel Rebelles successfully defend AA soccer crown

The Louis Riel Rebelles will be heading back to the OFSAA 'AA' soccer championships next spring after successfully defending their city high school title on Wednesday. See story


(Posted Nov. 5)
NCAFA Minor Football
Jackson Bennett has monster game as Bengals upset Redskins for midget title

The Orleans Bengals are the 2013 NCAFA midget champions after laying an good old-fashioned beat down on the previously undefeated Nepean Redskins. See story


(Posted Nov. 5)
NCAFA Minor Football
Panthers down east end rivals to win NCAFA peewee A-Cup

The Cumberland Panthers won their first peewee A-Cup in seven years on Sunday by downing the Orleans Bengals in the first ever meeting between the rival organizations. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
Mosquito Bengals capture club's fourth A-Cup in three years

The Orleans Bengals mosquito team added their names to the growing list of the football club's recent city champions on Sunday, downing the Bel-Air Lions 46-38 to win the NCAFA A-Cup final at Carleton University. See story


(Posted Oct. 31)
Senior Girls Basketball
St. Matt's Tigers end regular season with convincing win over east end rivals

The St. Matthew Tigers ended their regular season in impressive fashion on Wednesday, downing the St. Peter Knights 56-42 for their sixth win in a row. See story


(Posted Oct. 28)
NCAFA Minor Football
Trio of Bengal teams advance to NCAFA A-Cup finals

For the first time anyone can remember, three Orleans Bengals teams are going to play for a National Capital Amateur Football Association A-Cup championship on the final weekend of the season. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
Defence leads mosquito Bengals to semi-final upset over Cumberland Panthers

The Orleans Bengals mosquito team pulled off the unthinkable on Saturday, they not only qualified for the A-Cup final, they beat the previously unbeatable Cumberland Panthers to do it. See story


(Posted Oct. 27)
Local speedskater to make World Cup debut for Canada
Gloucester Concordes member Vincent de Haitre will be competing in his first World Cup next month after placing fourth in the 1500 metres at the recent national team trials. See story


(Posted Oct. 24)
NCAFA Minor Football
Panthers comeback
falls short in
exciting bantam
A-Cup semi-final

For the second year in a row the Cumberland Panthers bantam team have been knocked out of the A-Cup playoffs by the Nepean Redskins. See story


(Posted Oct. 20)
High School Football
Colonel By staves off Garneau comeback to stay in playoff picture

The Colonel By Cougars kept themselves in the hunt for a Tier 2 playoff spot on Wednesday by downing the Garneau Gaulois in an action-packed game that for the better part of the first half appeared to be a blowout. See story


(Posted Oct. 20)
High School Basketball
St. Matt's forced to settle for bronze at Fall Classic

The St. Mathew Tigers senior and junior girls basketball teams were hoping to play for gold at the St. Matt's Fall Classic tournament on Sunday, but instead they had to settle for silver after losing their respective semi-final games. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
Panther teams breeze through A-Cup quarterfinals

The Cumberland Panthers mosquito, peewee and bantam teams took the first step toward a berth in the A-Cup finals on the weekend by winning all three of their quarterfinal games. See story

Orléans speedskater sweeps distance races at World Cup Trials
If she hasn`t done so already, Orléans speed skater Ivanie Blondin needs to renew her passport after winning both women`s distance races at the World Cup Trials in Calgary on the weekend. See story


(Posted Oct. 17)
High School Football
Bennett-less Lancers lose to 4-0 Knights

To be the champ you have to beat the champ and until the 2013 version of the Sir Wilfrid Lancers find a way to beat the St. Peter Knights, the five-time defending city champs are still the top team in the east end. See story


(Posted Oct. 14)
NCAFA Minor Football
Panthers, Bengals on possible collision course for peewee crown

For the first time since the National Capital Amateur Football Association introduced a crossover playoff format, the Cumberland Panthers and the Orleans Bengals have a chance to face off for an A-Cup championship. See story


(Posted Oct. 10)
NCAFA Minor Football
Panther teams remain unbeaten with one week to go in regular season

The Cumberland Panthers are once again asserting themselves as a top flight organization in the National Capital Amateur Football Association with three of their four teams having run the table so far this season. See story


(Posted Oct. 9)
Former St. Peter QB takes over the helm at perennial powerhouse Laval
Former St. Peter High School quarterback and Cumberland Panther product Alex Skinner has taken over the starting quarterback duties at the University of Laval which has been to four of the last five CIS championship games, winning three of them. See story


(Posted Oct. 7)
Orléans trio help lead Gee-Gees to Panda win
The University of Ottawa Gee-Gees left no doubt they are the best university football team in the nation's capital on Sunday in handing the Carleton Ravens a 35-10 loss in the first Panda Game in 15 years. See story


(Posted Sept. 23)
Pilypaitis, Team Canada win silver medal at FIBA America's Championship for Women
Former St. Peter Knight Courtnay Pilypaitis added a FIBA America Championship silver medal to her collection on Sunday after the national women's basketball team placed second at the world qualifying tournament in Mexico after losing to Cuba in the gold medal game. See story


(Posted Sept. 23)
Former St. Peter Knight standout helps Team Canada qualify for FIBA America's Championship for Women
Former St. Peter Knight all-star Courtnay Pilypaitis was back on the hardcourt this week helping the national women's basketball team qualify for the gold medal game of the FIBA America's Championship for Women being held in Mexico. See story


(Posted Sept. 23)
NCAFA Minor Football
Peewee Bengals improve record to 4-1 with lopsided win over Vikings

The Orleans Bengals peewee squad improved their record to 4-1 on Sunday with a 62-10 win over the Gatineau Vikings, and in doing so clinched a berth in the A-Cup playoffs. See story


(Posted Sept. 22)
Orléans athletes see plenty of action on the gridiron this weekend
Area athletes had a so-so weekend on both sides of the border this week with some providing major contributions to their teams' success, while others were left battered and beaten. See story


(Posted Sept. 20)
Senior Men's Soccer
Gloucester men's premier team win Ontario Cup; next stop nationals

The Gloucester Celtic men's premier team went into last weekend's Ontario Cup championship against Caledon FC as a huge underdog. They emerged as the first team from Ottawa to win the Cup in seven years. See story


(Posted Sept. 17)
NCAFA Minor Football
Mosquito Panthers win battle of unbeatens

The Cumberland Panthers mosquito team showed why they're the class of NCAFA's East Division on Sunday, posting a convincing 38-0 win over the previously unbeaten Gatineau Vikings. See story

ERSL Cup Final
Hornets come away from ERSL Cup finals with pair of banners

The Gloucester Hornets won two ERSL Cup championships on Sunday and very nearly won a third if not for an extremely hot goalkeeper who played the game of his young life. See story


(Posted Sept. 16)
ERSL Cup Final
'Big Red' leads U16 Hornets to third straight ERSL Cup

The Gloucester Hornets U16 regional girls soccer team won their third straight ERSL Cup on Sunday thanks to the second half heroics of late arrival Carolyn "Big Red" Williams. See story


(Posted Sept. 9)
Orléans sprinter wins double gold at world francophone games
Orléans sprinter Segun Makinde ended the summer on a high note Saturday by winning his second gold medal at the Jeux de la francophonie, in Nice, France. See story


(Posted Sept. 9)
NCAFA Minor Football
Peewee Panthers dodge bullet in win over east end rivals

The Cumberland Panthers peewee team dodged a major bullet on Sunday thanks to a pair of mistakes by the Orleans Bengals which resulted in not one, but two touchdowns being called back. See story


(Posted Sept. 8)
Colbon, Gillanders have repeat performance in Gee-Gees win over Blues
For the second week in a row, former Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lancers Aaron Colbon and Brendan Gillanders have combined for over 600 yards in total offence in leading the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees to victory. See story


(Posted Sept. 4)
Orléans duo combines for 671 yards, 5 TDs in Gee-Gees win over Waterloo
One week after getting trounced by the McMaster Marauders in their CIS season opener, the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees bounced back to post a big win over the Waterloo Warriors. See story


(Posted Sept. 3)
NCAFA Minor Football
Panther tykes come up short in high-scoring affair against Giants

The North Gloucester Giants played party spoilers on Monday, handing the Cumberland Panther tyke team a 53-40 loss on a day when the east end football club was celebrating its 20th anniversary. See story

First year mosquito Panthers pick up where they left off
The Cumberland Panthers mosquito team has the opportunity to make history this season by becoming one of only seven NCAFA teams to win three championships in a row and possibly win 33 straight games, a feat only accompished by one other team. See story


(Posted Aug. 31)
Six east end teams advance to ERSL Cup finals
This year's Eastern Regional Soccer League Cup finals will be have a definte east end flavour this year with a locally-based team competing six of the eight final games taking place on Sept. 15. See story


(Posted Aug. 23)
Young Orléans golfer wins provincial juvenile championship
For someone so young, 15-year-old Grace St-Germain, handled pressure like a seasoned pro on Thursday, birdieing the first playoff hole at the Renfrew Golf Club to win the U-17 Ontario Juvenile Championship. See story

St. Peter High School quartet win gold at National Rugby Festival
Three former members of the St. Peter Knights high school rugby program and one current member recently won gold at the National Rugby Festival in Vancouver. See story


(Posted Aug. 20)
Former St. Peter Knight helps Team Canada win tournament in Brazil
Former St. Peter high School grad Courtnay Pilypaitis recently helped the Canadian national badketball team win the Super Four International Tournament in Sao Carlos, Brazil. See story


(Posted June 12)
Strong outing goes for not as Bédard charged for loss against Blue Jays
Pitching in front of a small army of family and friends at the Rogers Centre in Toronto last night, Navan native Erik Bédard had one of his best outings of the year but it was not enough as the Houston Astros lost 4-0 to the Toronto Blue Jays. See story


(Posted June 12)
Track and Field
Makinde wins bronze medal at Canadian T&F Championships, Biocchi fourth

Orléans sprinter Olewasegun Makinde captured a bronze medal in the 200 metre final at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Moncton recently, losing out on the silver by the slimest of margins. See story


(Posted June 9)
Track and Field
Louis Riel foursome wins relay gold at provincial high school championships

Winning a medal at the OFSAA provincial high school championships is one of the most difficult achievements in high school sports. Winning a gold medal is harder still. See story


(Posted June 9)
Senior Girls Soccer
Louis Riel loses AAA OFSAA final in heartbreaking fashion

The Louis Riel Rebelles quest for a provincial soccer championship came to a heartbreaking end on Saturday as they lost to Blessed Trinity High School in penalty kicks. See story

Highly-touted, Orléans quarterback commits to Penn State
It's been nearly a year since Orléans native Michael O'Connor decided to pursue his football career south of the border. After enrolling at Baylor Prep School in Tennessee , he immediately started turning heads wth his abilities both on and off the field. See story


(Posted June 7)
High School Sports
Local teams fare well at provincial high school tournaments

Area high school teams are holding there own at a number of OFSAA tournaments being played throughout the province this week. See story


(Posted June 5)
Varsity Girls Touch Football
St. Matt Tigers win first ever touch football championship

To be the best you have to beat the best and on Tuesday the St. Matthew Tigers beat the defending champion Samuel Genest Lazors to win the NCSSAA varsity girls touch football championship for the first time. See story


(Posted May 31)
Track and Field
OFSAA berths hard to come by at East Region track and field championships

Invitations to this year's OFSAA Track and Field Championships were hard to come by this week as only a handful of local athletes managed to meet the qualifying standard at the East Region meet in Belleville. See story

Senior Boys Rugby
St. Peter Knights recapture senior boys rugby crown

The St. Peter Knights are city champs once again after downing the Glebe Gryphons 35-12 in the senior boys OFSAA rugby championship on Thursday. See story


(Posted May 30)
Varsity Girls Rugby
Tables turned on Tigers in Tier 1 girls rugby final

Call them the artful dodgers. The St. Matthew Tigers varsity girls rugby team were able to dodge several bullets in their Tier 1 championship final against West Carleton on Wednesday, but they couldn't dodge them all as the Wolves managed to win the game on a last minute try. See story

Varsity Girls Rugby
Fourth time's the charm for St. Peter's female ruggers

The St. Peter Knights varsity girls rugby team ended two streaks on Tuesday and in the process walked away with the OFSAA city championship for the first time in four tries. See story


(Posted May 24)
Track and Field
Local athletes end high school track and field championships on a high note

The east end of Ottawa will be well represented at the OFSAA East Regional Track and Field Championships in Belleville next week with no fewer than 71 area athletes having made the grade during qualifications at the National Capital high school championships over the past two days. See story


(Posted May 23)
Elite trio win gold at Canadian WKC Championships
Girl power was in full affect at this year's World Karate Council Championships as the Elite Martial Arts and Fitness Centre managed to pick up six spots on the national team all by female members including three gold medalists. See story

Track and Field
Local athletes excel during first day of high school track and field championships

A number of east end athletes are making plans to go to the OFSAA East Track and Field Championships in Belleville next week after placing in the top five during the opening day of the National Capital championships on Wednesday. See story


(Posted May 16)
Touch Football
Tigers solidify first place with big win over defending champs

The St. Matthew Tigers varsity girls touch football team has locked up first place in the East Conference following an impressive win over Samuel Genest on Wednesday. See story

Track and Field
Sir Wil senior breaks own record twice at East Conference track meet

Sir Wilfrid Laurier's Sarah Collie went into yesterday's NCSSAA East Conference track and field meet unsure of just how well she would do. See story


(Posted May 10)
Basketball
U16 Wolverines capture provincial Division 2 championship

The Gloucester Wolverines U16 Major Midget girls team recently completed their season by capturing the gold medal in the Ontario Basketball Division 2 championship in Kitchener-Waterloo. See story

Varsity Baseball
Pair of wins lifts Cairine Wilson Wildcats into second place

The Cairine Wilson Wildcats have put themselves back in the OFSAA baseball playoff picture after posting a pair of wins over the St. Matthew Tigers and the Hillcrest Hawks this week. See story


(Posted May 8)
Senior Boys Rugby
Late try against Sir Wil lifts Colonel By into final playoff spot

For two teams who had yet to win a game this season, Tuesday's senior boys rugby match between the Colonel By Cougars and the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lancers provided more drama than Game 7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. See story


(Posted April 30)
Senior Boys Rugby
St. Peter opens season with decisive win over Colonel By

The St. Peter Knights senior boys rugby team began their quest for the city championship on Monday with a decisive 26-7 win over the Colonel By Cougars in their season opener. See story


(Posted Sept. 16 9)
Jr. 67s settle for silver after losing to Red Deer in Telus Cup final
The Ottawa Jr. 67s magical season came to a disappointing end on Sunday as they lost 5-0 to the Red Deer Chiefs in the final of the Telus Cup. See story


(Posted Sept. 16 7)
Jr. 67s pull off upset to advance to Telus Cup final
The Ottawa Jr. 67s will be going for gold later today after taking out the number one seed from Laval, Quebec in one of two semi-finals on Saturday. See story


(Posted Sept. 16 7)
Local players making key contributions in
Jr. 67s bid for Telus Cup

The Ottawa Jr. 67s Midget AAA team has earned a spot in the Telus Cup semi-finals after getting a little help from the Quebec entry which beat the host team from Sault Ste-Marie in the final round robin game on Friday. See story


(Posted Sept. 16 2)
Bédard rebounds from poor start to pitch four strong innings against Indians
Erik Bédard is nothing if not resilient. It's something the Astros starter has learned in having to continously come back from a long list of injuries in his professional career. See story

High School Rugby
St. Peter Knights return from New Brunswick with pair of rugby titles

The St. Peter Knights senior boys and varsity girls rugby teams returned from the pretigious Rothesay Netherwood Rugbyfest tournament in Rothesay, New Brunswick on the weekend with not one, but two championship trophies. See story


(Posted Sept. 16 )
Bandits upset
St-Isidore to win first ever NCJHL championship

The Cumberland Bandits are NCJHL champs after downing the St-Isidore Eagles 3-1 on Sunday night to take their best of seven final series four games to one. See story


(Posted March 31)
Rangers add three OEMHL championship banners to collection
The Gloucester Rangers Minor Hockey Association ended a very successful season by adding three OEMHL championship banners to thier collection this week. See story


(Posted March 30)
Gloucester Rangers capture Minor Midget AA championship
The Gloucester Rangers Minor Midget AA team put the finishing touch on their championship season by beating the Upper Ottawa Valley Aces 5-3 on Thursday to win their first to seven point final series, seven points to five. See story


(Posted March 29)
Local martial arts club member defeats 10-time world champion at Canadian Open event
Elite Martial Arts and Fitness Club member Serena Moffatt pulled off a shocking victory on the weekend knocking off a 10-time world champion to win the Open Elite weapons event at the Canadian Open Martial Arts Championship in Gatineau. See story

Kletner-Alt wins first golf tournament of the season
Orléans native Kiersten Klekner-Alt won her first golf tournament of the U.S. collegiate season last weekend, shooting a two day total of 151 to take home first place honours in the Arkansas-Fort Lions Classic. See story


(Posted March 25)
Speed Skating
Blondin finishes eighth at World Championships in Russia

Orléans native Ivanie Blondin finished a very respectful eighth in her specialty the 5,000 metres at the World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships in Sochi, Russia on the weekend.

See story


(Posted March 24)
World Curling Championships
Team Homan bounces back to win bronze medal

Orléans native Rachel Homan showed why many curling experts feel she will have a long and very successful career early this morning on Sunday when she managed to bounce back from a devastating loss in the semi-final of the World Curling Championships to win a bronze medal. See story


(Posted March 24)
Junior C Hockey
Cumberland Bandits win Game 7 against Embrun, advance to NCJHL final

The Cumberland Bandtis are heading to the final round of the National Capital Junior Hockey League playoffs after downing the Embrun Panthers 2-1 in Game 7 of their semi-final series on Saturday. See story

World Curling Championships
Homan suffers heartbreaking loss in world curling semifinal

Rachel Homan's quest for her first world curling championship came to a heartbreaking end on Saturday when her final shot attempt at a double takeout in the 10th end jammed giving Scotland's Eve Muirhead a steal of one and the win in what was an intense and tremendously entertaining semifinal. See story


(Posted March 22)
World Curling Championships
Homan awaits playoff opponent after finishing round robin in third place

After finishing the round robun portion of the Women's World Curling Championship in third place, Orléans native Rachel Homan must wait for a series of tiebreakers to play out before she will find out whp her opponent will be in the 3 vs 4 Page playoff game. See story


(Posted March 21)
World Curling Championships
Team Homan clinches playoff spot with win over China

Orléan's skip Rachel Homan and her team of Emma Miskew, Alison Kreviazuk and Lisa Weagle have clinched a spot in Friday's 3 vs 4 Page playoff game at the World Curling Championships in Latvia after beating China early Thursday morning. See story


(Posted March 20)
World Curling Championships
Pair of wins puts Team Homan in playoff picture

Orlean's skip Rachel Homan is back in the thick of things at the World Curling Championships in Latvia after posting back to back wins on Wednesday. See story


(Posted March 19)
World Curling Championships
Team Canada picks up early morning win, improves record to 5-3

Team Canada got their day off to a good start earlier this morning, downing Germany 8-5 to improve their record at the World Curling Championships to 5-3. See story


(Posted March 19)
World Curling Championships
Another split leaves Team Homan in the middle of the pack

Orléans native Rachel Homan earned another split at the World Curling Championships on Tuesday, leaving her tied with three other teams at 4-3 behind Sweden (6-1), Scotland (6-1) and Russia (5-2). See story


(Posted March 18)
World Curling
Championships

Homan drops game to U.S.A., ends day 3-2

Day 2 was an up and down day for Team Homan at the Women's World Curling Championships in Latvia, After downing Russia in the morning draw, the Canadian foursome lost a close game against Team USA in the evening to run their record to 3-2. See story

Impressive outing moves Bédard step closer to making Astros roster
Navan native Erik Bédard made his best case yet to make the Houston Astros opening day roster when he fanned five Blue Jays in three scoreless innings in Kissimee, Florida on Sunday. See story


(Posted March 18)
World Curling
Championships

Canada beats Russia to improve record to 3-1

Rachel Homan and her Canadian foursome overcame a strong performance by Russian skip Anna Sidorova o win their third game at the Women's World Curling Championships in Riga, Latvia this morning. See story


(Posted March 17)
Homan bounces back to even record at World Curling Championships
After suffering a disappointing loss to Scotland in their opening game at the World Curling Championships in Latvia, Team Homan managed to bounce back to beat the host country in today's morning draw to even their record at 1-1. See story


(Posted March 11)
Orléans trio wins three gold medals at CIS track and field championships
Orléans was well represented at the recent CIS Indoor Track and Field Championships in Edmonton as three area athletes managed to capture five medals including three gold as part of the University of Ottawa track team. See story


(Posted March 7)
Senior Girls Volleyball
Gisèle-Lalonde earns OFSAA volleyball threepeat in convincing fashion

The Gisèle-Lalonde Titans won their third consecutive provincial high school volleyball championship on Thursday, dispatching General Amherst in three straight sets in the OFSAA 'AA' final. See story


(Posted March 6)
Boys Contact Hockey
St. Matt's falls short in quest for high school hockey championship

The St. Matthew Tigers ran into a hot goalie on Tuesday in the form of Rodayo Iafelice who practically stood on his head in denying the Tigers the NCSSAA 'AA' contact hockey championship on Tuesday. See story


(Posted March 1)
Junior Boys Basketball
Lester B. Panthers win junior boys Tier 1 hoops championship

The Lester B. Pearson Panthers outhustled and outlasted the Merivale Marauders to win the NCSSAA junior boys Tier 1 basketball championship on Thursday and finish the season with a perfect 13-0 record. See story


(Posted Feb. 25)
Homan wins Canadian women's curling championship at age 23
Orléans native and Cairine Wilson grad Rachel Homan is the 2012 Scotties Canadian women's curling champion after leading her Team Ontario foursome to a 9-6 win over Manitoba on Sunday. See story


(Posted Feb. 24)
Team Homan through to Scotties final after topping Manitoba
Orléans native Rachel Homan will be playing in her first Scotties Canadian curling chanpionship in her young career after knocking off former four-time champion Jennifer Jones from Manitoba in the 1-vs-2 Page playoff game on Saturday. See story


(Posted Feb. 23)
Spectacular draw under pressure gives Team Homan win over Team Canada
Orléans native and Cairine Wilson grad Rachel Homan delivered under pressure on Friday making a picture perfect draw to the button in the 10th end to knock off and finish in second place heading into the Page playoffs. See story


(Posted Feb. 22)
Homan suffers first Scotties loss in battle of the unbeatens
Rachel Homan and her Team Ontario rink suffered their first loss at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts this morning when they came out on the short end of a 9-7 final score against former four-time Scotties champion Jennifer Jones from Manitoba. See story


(Posted Feb. 20)
Homan improves record to 6-0 after workman-like performance
Rachel Homan and her Team Ontario rink took care of business against Quebec on Tuesday to improve their record to 6-0 and set up a three-way showdown with Team Canada and Manitoba which are also undefeated through nine draws at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts. See story


(Posted Feb. 19)
Team Homan improves record to 5-0 with wins over B.C., N.B.
Orleans native Rachel Homan is in a three-way tie atop the standings at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts after posting back-to-back wins over B.C. and New Brunswick on Monday. See story


(Posted Feb. 17)
Team Homan remains undefeated after second day at Scotties
Orleans native Rachel Homan is rolling along at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Kingston, winning both of her games on Sunday to improve her rink's record to 3-0. See story


(Posted Feb. 17)
Homan rink off to solid start at Scotties after winning Hot Shots competition
Rachel Homan from Orleans is off to a strong start at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Kingston, winning her first game against Newfoundland and Labrador in eight ends on Saturday. See story


(Posted Feb. 15)
Major Atom A
Gloucester Rangers wrap up impressive regular season campaign

To say the Major Atom A Gloucester Rangers is a team on a roll is an understatement. They've won their last six games in a row and haven't lost in 22 games dating back to Oct. 28 when they lost their only game of the season. See story


(Posted Feb. 13)
Minor midget Rangers clinch OEMHL regular season banner
The Gloucester Rangers Minor Midget AA team has clinched the OEMHL regular season title after downing the Rideau-St. Lawrence Kings 2-1 on Jan. 26. See story


(Posted Feb. 8)
Junior Boys Basketball
Louis Riel wins close game against St. Pete's, improve record to 4-1

The Louis Riel Rebelles moved into a tie for first place in the East Division of the NCSSAA on Wednesday, after narrowly downing the St. Peter Knights 67-66. See story

Orléans native Taylor signs two-way deal with Calgary Flames
Orléans native and former Cumberland Grad goaltender Danny Taylor is now a Calgary Flame. The Flames signed the 26-year-old to a one-year, two-way contract on Wednesday thought to be worth $525,000. See story


(Posted Feb. 1)
Orléans native wins A.C.T. Athlete of the Year Award
Courtnay Pilipaitis went to the A.C.T. Ottawa Sports Awards banquet Thursday night content with the fact that she was receiving an award for the sport of basketball. See story


(Posted Jan. 27)
Team Homan wins second provincial Scotties title in three years
Orléans skip Rachel Homan is heading back to the Canadian women's curling championships after winning the Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts on Sunday. See story


(Posted Jan. 27)
Orléans skip Rachel Homan advances to Ontario Scotties final
Orléans skip Rachel Homan is one win away from returning to the Scott Tournament of Hearts after winning the 1-2 page semi-final at the Ontario Scotties Championship in Waterloo on Saturday. See story


(Posted Jan. 22)
2012 Ottawa Sports Awards have distinctive Orléans flavour
Orléans will be well represented at this year's ACT Ottawa Sports Awards banquet with area athletes picking up six individual and a more than a dozen team awards, including the Gisele-Lalonde senior girls AA volleyball team for winning the OFSAA provincial championship last spring. See story


(Posted Jan. 20)
Former Rebelle places second in first track meet at Iowa
Former Louis Riel Rebelles and current Iowa Hawkeye David Nsabua picked up his first top three performance of the season on Saturday, placing second in the triple jump at the Adidas Classic track meet in Lincoln, Nebraska. See story


(Posted Jan. 19)
Senior Boys Basketball
Tigers snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in loss to Canterbury

The St. Matthew Tigers went into their game against the Canterbury Chargers on Friday hoping to avenge a 15-point loss to Canterbury two days previous, and for the better part of four quarters they were doing just that. See story


(Posted Jan. 18)
Junior Boys Basketball
Lester B. continues winning ways against St. Peter Knights

The Lester B. Pearson junior boys basketball team has picked up where they left off prior to the holiday break, downing the St. Peter Knights 68-51 on Thursday for their second win in a row since the New Year and sixth in a row this season. See story


(Posted Jan. 16)
Senior Boys Hockey
Garneau posts lopsided win over St. Matt's in senior boys hockey

The Garneau Gaulois avenged their only loss of the season on Tuesday, and in doing so managed to keep pace with the Ashbury Colts at the top of the A/AA senior boys high school hockey standings. See story

Philadelphia Flyers name Giroux 19th captain in club history
Former Cumberland Grad and Cumberland Baron Claude Giroux has been handed the captaincy of the Philadelphia Flyers, becoming the 19th captain in club history. See story


(Posted Jan. 10)
Senior Boys Basketball
Wildcats stretch unbeatean record to four with win over Rideau

The Cairine Wilson Wildcats kept their unbeaten record intact on Wednesday with a lopsided victory over the previously undefeated Rideau Rams. See story


(Posted Jan. 8)
67s trade Cody Ceci to Owen Sound
Ottawa 67s defenceman and former Cumberland Barons product Cody Ceci is on his way to Owen Sound after being traded to the Attack on Monday. See story


(Posted Dec. 30)
Bell Capital Cup
Luck runs out on comeback kids as Rangers lose Bell Capital Cup final in OT

After coming back from two goals down to win their Bell Capital Cup semi-final, the Gloucester Rangers Major Atom AA squad needed to pull an even bigger rabbit out of their hat to force overtime in the Major Atom AAA final. See story

Bell Capital Cup
Only two east end teams left in the hunt at Bell Capital Cup

And then there were two. Only two local teams are still in the running for a championship banner at the Bell Capital Cup after what was a difficult day for area teams on Sunday. See story


(Posted Dec. 28)
Bell Capital Cup
Three east end teams advance to Bell Capital Cup playoffs, four still in contention to do so

Area teams are managing to hold their own at the Bell Capital Cup. Three local teams have so far clinched a playoff berth at the prestigious international tournament, and four more have a chance to do so on Sunday. See story


(Posted Dec. 28)
Bell Capital Cup
Gloucester Ranger teams off to roaring start at Bell Capital Cup

The Gloucester Rangers had a great opening day at the Bell Capital Cup on Friday with all four Rangers teams combining for a near perfect 5-0-1 record. See story


(Posted Dec. 21)
Senior Boys Basketball
Cairine Wilson downs St. Pete's, remain unbeaten in three

Three weeks ago the Cairine Wilson Wildcats senior boys basketball team wasn't even sure they would play a game this season. See story


(Posted Dec. 15)
Junior Boys Basketball
Lester B. tops Louis Riel in preseason battle of unbeatens

The Lester B. Pearson Panthers proved they are one of the teams to watch in junior boys high school basketball this year after they downed the Louis Riel Rebelles 52-47 on Friday in the fourth and final pre-season game for both teams. See story


(Posted Dec. 7)
Senior Boys Basketball
St. Peter Knights improve record to 2-0 with roster full of football players

What happens when you take a bunch of talented football players and hand them a basketball? A lot of fouls, travelling calls and turnovers, and very little in the way of defence, that's what. See story


(Posted Dec. 2)
Blondin wins first-ever World Cup gold medal in Kazakstan
Orléans speed skater Ivanie Blondin won her third medal in as many World Cup events this fall and her first ever gold medal in World Cup competition as she and fellow Team Canada members Christine Nesbitt and Brittant Schussler teamed up to win the women's team pursuit event in Astana, Kazakstan on Sunday. See story


(Posted Dec. 1)
Blondin posts another Top 10 performance at World Cup in Kazakstan
Orléans speed skater Ivanie Blondin posted her third top 10 performance in as many World Cup events on Saturday, placing ninth in the 5000 metres in Astana, Kazakstan. See story


(Posted Nov. 29)
Senior Boys Basketball
Life Christian Academy suffers overtime loss in inaugural game

Life Christian Academy School lost it's inaugural game in the National Capital Secondary School Athletic Association on Wednesday, but it hardly mattered. See story


(Posted Nov. 25)
Blondin wins World Cup silver in Kelomna, Russia
Orléans speed skater Ivanie Blondin won her first individual medal in World Cup competition on Saturday, capturing a silver medal in the women's mass start event in Kolomna, Russia near Moscow. See story


(Posted Nov. 20)
Ottawa professional basketball franchise has Orléans connection
Ottawa's newest professional sports team has a local connection. Orléans resident Gus Takkale is the president and CEO of Bytown Sports and Entertainment, the group behind the National Capital's entry in the National Basketball League of Canada. See story


(Posted Nov. 20)
Orléans curler Rachel Homan moves into first place in Canadian team standings
Rachel Homan's bid to qualify for the 2014 Olympic curling trials took a giant step forward on Sunday with a win in the fourth women's Grand Slam event of the year. See story

Orléans speed skater wins bronze at opening World Cup event
Orléans speed skater Ivanie Blondin has come a long way in a little over a year. The Canadian team member finished a career high 10th in the 3000 metre event at the opening season World Cup meet in Heerenveem, Norway on the weekend. See story


(Posted Nov. 16)
Senior Boys Football
Undermanned Knights run out of miracles against veteran Frontenac team

The St. Peter Knights went into the OFSAA National Capital Bowl play-in game against the Frontenac Falcons on Saturday with a hope and prayer. They would run out of both in the latter stages of the fourth quarter, despite scoring four touchdowns in less than five minutes. See story


(Posted Nov. 16)
Junior Girls Basketball
Tigers reclaim junior girls city championship after two year hiatus

The junior girls high school championship trophy is back in its rightful place after the St. Matthew Tigers beat the St. Mark Lions 42-24 on Thursday to reclaim the NCSAA junior girls basketball crown. See story

Senior Girls Basketball
Dreadful start, poor rebounding costs St. Matt's Tier 2 title game

In most sports speed kills, but in basketball speed can often be trumped by size which is what happened in the Tier 2 senior girls basketball championship on Thursday as the much quicker St. Matthew Tigers were out-muscled by a much bigger Franco Ouest team. See story


(Posted Nov. 14)
Senior Girls Basketball
Lady Rebelles win fourth consecutive Tier 1 hoops championship

The Louis Riel Rebelles are city champions once again after downing the St. Peter Knights 56-35 on Tuesday to capture the school's fourth consecutive senior girls Tier 1 basketball championship. See story


(Posted Nov. 11)
Senior Boys Football
Fourth quarter
comeback lifts
Knights to fifth
straight city
championship

The St. Peter Knights have had better teams lose city championships and they had worse teams that won city championships, but they never had a team that came back from a bigger deficit against steeper odds than this year's team. See story

Senior Boys Football
Sir Wil Lancers successfully defend Tier 2 gridiron championship

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lancers are city champs once again after downing the Franco-Cité Faucons 21-13 in the Tier 2 senior boys football championship on Saturday. See story


(Posted Nov. 7)
Senior Girls Basketball
Lady Rebelles win return trip to AAA provincials, advance to city championship

The Louis Riel Rebelles downed Longfields-Davidson Heights 50-37 on Thursday to advance to the senior girls high school basketball championship for the third year in a row, and in doing so, earned a ticket to their third straight OFSAA AAA provincial tournament. See story


(Posted Nov. 7)
Senior Boys Football
Knights breeze into city championship game with lopsided win over St. Mark

The St. Peter Knights are heading back to the Tier 1 senior boys football championship for the sixth straight year after taking care of the St. Mark Lions in business-like fashion on Tuesday. See story


(Posted Nov. 5)
NCAFA Minor Football
Panther tykes put exclamation point on stellar season with 51-1 rout of Myers Riders

The Cumberland Panthers tyke football team wrapped up one of the most dominating seasons in recent memory on Sunday with a lopsided 51-1 win over the Myers Riders in the NCAFA A-Cup final. See story


(Posted Nov. 4)
NCAFA Minor Football
Patient Panthers outlast Bengals to capture bantam B-Cup championship

The first time the Cumberland Panthers and the Orleans Bengals met in Week 2 of the season, the Panthers won 14-0 thanks to two big plays at the start of the first and second halves. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
Shorthanded Bengals fall to Bell Warriors in B-Cup final

The Orleans Bengals went into the NCAFA mosquito B-Cup championship knowing they had their work cut out for them. It was bad enough they were facing the Bell Warriors who were 8-0 during the regular season. Worse still that they had to do so without two of their top players. See story


(Posted Nov. 3)
Senior Girls Basketball
St. Peter Knights seal playoff spot with win over Longfields

The St Peter Knights senior girls basketball team clinched a spot in the AAA/AAAA playoffs on Friday with a 51-33 win over the Longfields-Davidson Heights Ravens. See story


(Posted Oct. 29)
NCAFA Minor Football
Cumberland Panther tykes a win away from perfection

Before the playoffs began, the Cumberland Panthers mosquito team knew they had a Herculian task ahead of them if they wanted to make the A-Cup final. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
Cumberland Panthers to face Orleans Bengals in all-east B-Cup final

The Cumberland Panthers and the Orleans Bengals will be squaring off in the NCAFA bantam B-Cup championship this Saturday after the two east end rivals won their respective semifinal games on the weekend. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
Orleans Bengals earn spot in mosquito B-Cup final

The Orleans Bengals mosquito team has punched their tickets for the NCAFA B-Cup championship after downing the Myers Riders 36-18 on Sunday. See story


(Posted Oct. 27)
NCAFA Minor Football
Unable to overcome early deficit, mosquito Panthers go down fighting

Before the playoffs began, the Cumberland Panthers mosquito team knew they had a Herculian task ahead of them if they wanted to make the A-Cup final. See story


(Posted Oct. 25)
Senior Boys Soccer
Louis Riel captures AA title with 1-0 win over Sir Robert Borden

The Louis Riel Rebelles are champions once again after downing the Sir Robert Borden Bengals 1-0 in the NCSSAA 'AA' senior boys soccer championship on Thursday. See story

Senior Boys Soccer
St. Peter heading to Quad-A provincials despite coming up short in high-scoring city final

The St. Peter Knights senior boys soccer team gave the St. Pius X-Men all they could handle on Thursday, but it was not to be as the X-Men came back from a two goal deficit to beat the Knights and win their fourth city championship in the past five years. See story


(Posted Oct. 24)
Senior Boys Soccer
St. Pete's needs extra time to beat Colonel By, advance to AAA/AAAA final

The St. Peter Knights senior boys soccer team lost two games during the regular season, once to the St. Pius X-Men and once to the Colonel By Cougars. On Tuesday they avenged their loss to the Cougars. On Thursday they'll get a chance to do the same to the X-Men in the city championship. See story


(Posted Oct. 21)
NCAFA Minor Football
Mosquito Panthers shock undefeated Warriors, advance to A-Cup semi-finals

On a day when the Cumberland Panthers had four teams vying for a berth in the A-Cup semi-finals, the mosquito squad was the least likely to succeed as the fourth place team had to face the previously unbeaten Bell Warriors. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
Panther tykes quest for perfection passes toughest test to date

The Cumberland Panthers tyke team moved one step closer to the A-Cup championship on Sunday, downing the Bell Warriors 45-0 to advance to next week's semi-finals. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
4th quarter collapse knocks Panthers out of A-Cup contention

The Cumberland Panthers quest for the bantam A-Cup championship came to a heartbreaking end in overtime on Sunday, but the outcome was decided long before when running back Tristan Tessier was knocked out of the game in the second quarter after giving his team a 10-0 lead. See story


(Posted Oct. 19)
Team Elite returns from WKC World Championships with 14 medals, four of them silver
With nine members vying for medals at the WKC World Championships in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec on the weekend, including four national champions and a defending world champion, the Elite Martial Arts studio had high hopes at least three of four gold medals. See story


(Posted Oct. 18)
Senior Boys Football
Colonel By Cougars no match for high-scoring Knights

Prior to the start of the current high school football season a lot of observers were wondering out loud why the NCSSAA decided to only put four teams in the Tier 1 division and 12 teams in Tier 2. On Wednesday they got their answer. See story


(Posted Oct. 15)
NCAFA Minor Football
Cumberland Panthers peewee squad locks up quarterfinal berth

The Cumberland Panthers peewee team has locked up a berth in the A-Cup quarterfinals next weekend after downing the Bel-Air Lions 26-6 on Sunday. See story


(Posted Oct. 14)
NCAFA Minor Football
Cumberland Panther tykes end regular season with another lopsided win

The Cumberland Panther tyke football team solidified its place in the record books on Saturday with a 59-0 win over the Bel-Air Lions. See story


(Posted Oct. 11)
Senior Boys Football
Knights fall to Coyotes in high school football showdown

Prior to Thursday's showdown against the St. Francis Xavier Coyotes, the St. Pete Knights senior boys football team had not lost a regular season or playoff game in five years. See story


(Posted Oct. 8)
Last minute entry wins Fall Colours Marathon
The Cumberland Heritage Village Museum was a beehive of activity on Sunday, as more then 1,300 runners took part in the annual Ottawa Fall Colours Marathon events. See story


(Posted Oct. 7)
Senior Boys Football
St. Peter Knights mark school's 20th anniversary with dominating win over St. Matt's

On a weekend when St. Peter High School was holding its 20th anniversary reunion, the school's football team was busy adding to the legacy of winning that has become synonymous with the east end institution. See story


(Posted Oct. 4)
Senior Boys Football
Sir Wil vs St. Pat's: Wild ending to crazy game results in tie

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lancers were a kick-off away from winning their second game of the season on Wednesday. They had a six point lead and were kicking from their 50-yard line after the St. Patrick Irish had taken an unnecessary roughness penalty for taking liberties with Stephane Kukkonen who was in the process of giving up a safety. See story


(Posted Oct. 3)
Senior Boys Soccer
X-Men put the hex on Cougars

The Colonel By Cougars senior boys soccer team suffered their second lopsided defeat of the season on Wednesday, falling 5-1 to the St. Pius X-Men two days after being shutout 4-0 by the Mother Teresa Titans. See story


(Posted Oct. 1)
NCAFA Minor Football
Panther tykes extend shutout streak to five with win over Raiders

During a week in which the Cumberland Panthers were 1-in-4 against the Gloucester South Raiders, the club's tyke team was the lone bright spot, winning their game 64-0 to remain undefeated. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
Bantam Panthers fall from unbeaten ranks after losing to Raiders

The Cumberland Panthers battled the Gloucester South Raiders for three quarters of football on Sunday, but in the end Raiders running back Dimitri "Didi" Vaillaincourt titled the balance of play in the Raiders' favour with a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns to help his win 28-17. See story


(Posted Sept. 29)
NCAFA Minor Football
Panthers peewee team loses second in a row, drop to 4-2

The Cumberland Panthers peewee team is in danger of missing the A-Cup quarterfinals after losing their second game in a row Friday night. See story


(Posted Sept. 24)
NCAFA Minor Football
Bantam Panthers remain unbeaten, peewee team suffers first loss

The Cumberland Panthers bantam team remains tied for first place in the East Conference of the National Capital Amateur Football Association after downing the North Gloucester Giants 26-0 on Sunday. See story


(Posted Sept. 22)
NCAFA Minor Football
Bizarre turnover ends mosquito Bengals unbeaten streak

A bizarre turnover midway through the fourth quarter proved to be the Orleans Bengals undoing on Saturday as they fell 18-14 to the Gatineau Vikings. See story

Orléans transplant continues to impress at Tennessee prep school
Mike O'Connor is chasing his dream south of the border and so far he's more than holding his own as he continues to impress in his inaugural season at the Baylor prep school in Chattanooga, Tennessee. See story


(Posted Sept. 17)
ERSL Cup Finals
Cobras U14 regional girls team falls to Seaway Valley in penalty kicks

After 40 minutes of play and nine penalty kicks, a goal post was all that separated the Cumberland Cobras and Seaway Valley in the girls U14 ERSL Cup final on Sunday. See story

ERSL Cup Finals
Hornets U14 regional boys team claims ERSL Cup with win over east end rivals

The Gloucester Hornets U14 boys regional team finished their season on a high note Sunday, posting a 3-1 upset over the regular season champion Cumberland Cobras. See story

ERSL Cup Finals
Hornets U15 regional girls team wins second consecutive ERSL Cup

The Gloucester Hornets U15 regional girls team won their second consecutive ERSL Cup final on Sunday with a 3-1 upset over the regular season champion and previously unbeaten Nepean Hotspurs. See story


(Posted Sept. 16)
NCAFA Minor Football
Panther tykes post third consecutive shutout with 68-0 win over West Carleton

Week four of the National Capital Amateur Football Association season is in the books and the Cumberland Panthers tyke team has yet to be scored upon after posting their third consecutive shutout on Saturday. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
Mosquito Bengals improve record to 4-0 with win over Kanata

Kobe Armstrong left. Kobe Armstrong right. Kobe Armstrong straight up the middle. The Kanata Knights saw a whole lot of Kobe Armstrong on Saturday and in the end they had no answer for the Orleans Bengals running back who scored five touchdowns in leading his team to a 48-6 win. See story


(Posted Sept. 14)
High School Sports
Plans to work-to-rule causes havoc with high school sports schedule

Provincial legislation to freeze teacher salaries for the next two years and ban their right to strike will severly impact the high school sports scene. See story


(Posted Sept. 2)
NCAFA Minor Football
Panthers come out on top in defensive battle with Bengals

The Cumberland Panthers improved their record to 2-0 on Saturday with a 14-0 win over an Orleans Bengals team that is missing three important components from the squad that made it all the way to last year's bantam B-Cup final. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
Orleans Bengals top Panthers in mosquito showdown

The Orleans Bengals mosquito quest for a post season championship continued with another win on Sunday as the home team downed the Cumberland Panthers 36-14 to improve their record to 2-0. See story

NCAFA Minor Football
Panther tykes open season with dominating win over east end rivals

The Cumberland Panthers tyke team opened their 2012 campaign with an impressive 53-0 win over the Orleans Bengals on Sunday, giving notice to the rest of the league that they don't intend to give up their A-Cup title without a fight. See story


(Posted Aug. 27)
East end pair heading to OHL training camp in the Soo
Orléans' own Alex Gudbranson and Medric Mercier from Beacon Hill are headin to the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds' training camp this week and neither one of them wants to come back anytime soon unless it's to play the Ottawa 67s. See story


(Posted Aug. 15)
Orléans sisters help lead Montreal team to women's football crown
Erika and Elysse Blais began playing football when they were students at St. Matthew High School. Erike, 34, played touch football and basketball, while Elysse, 23, played touch football, basketball, volleyball and was a city champion in wrestling. See story


(Posted Aug. 15)
Olympic experience leaves Orléans sprinter wanting more
Orléans sprinter Segun Makinde never got to compete at the Olympic Games in London, but for a brief moment he did get to experience the thrill of competition and now he's hungry for more. See story


(Posted July 22)
Ontario Varsity Football
Panthers go 3-0 in opening round of OVFL playoffs

Home field advantage served the Cumberland Panthers well on Saturday as all three Panther teams won their opening round Ontario Varsity Football League playoff games in the friendly confines of Millennium Park. See story

Little League Baseball
Red Sox fall short in bid for provincial Junior Little League title

The Orleans Red Sox bid for a third straight Junior Little League provincial championship came up two runs short on Saturday as they lost 6-4 to the Thunder Bay Americans/Nationals in the finals in Cornwall. See story


(Posted July 22)
Ontario Varsity Football
Third-string QB leads Panthers to win over previously unbeaten Thunder

With their starting two quarterbacks still recovering from injuries, the Cumberland Panthers turned to wide receiver Juan Nava on Saturday to lead them to a win over the previously unbeaten Toronto Thunder. See story


(Posted July 19)
Sr., Jr. Red Sox heading to provincial Little League championships
The Orleans Red Sox junior and senior Little League teams are heading to the provincial championships after winning their respective District 6 tournaments on Tuesday. See story


(Posted July 16)
Orléans sprinter named to Olympic relay team
It's a long way fom the classooms at Fallingbrook Community Elementrary School to the Summer Olympics in London, England, but in two weeks Orleans sprinter Segun Makinde will complete that journey when he takes part in the opening ceremonies. See story


(Posted July 3)
St. Peter alumni Courthay Pilypaitis Olympics bound
Former St. Peter Knight Courtnay Pilypaitis will soon be able to add the title "Olympian" to her already impressive resume. See story


(Posted June 26)
Former St. Peter Knight records double-double in Olympic basketball qualifier
Former St. Peter Knight Courtnay Pilypaitis helped Team Canada win their opening game at an Olympic basketball qualifying tournament in Turkey on Monday, recording a double-double against Mali. See story


(Posted June 22)
Sens use 1st round pick to select hometown boy Cody Ceci
Orléans native Cody Ceci is now an Ottawa Senator after the NHL team selected him 15th overall in the first round of the NHL draft on Friday. See story

Orléans own Cody Ceci has date with destiny at upcoming NHL draft
In less than 24 hours, Orléans prospect Cody Ceci will have realized the first half of his dream of one day playing in the NHL. See story


(Posted June 14)
High School Football
Orléans blue chip prospect heading to Tennessee prep school

Orléans Bengals pivot will be chucking footballs south of the border next fall after agreeing to spend the next three years at a private school in Chattanooga, Tennessee. See story


(Posted June 9)

Track and Field
Local athletes perform their best at OFSAA championships, but fall short of podium

It's been seven years since an east end athlete has failed to bring home a medal from the OFSAA provincial track and field championships. See story


(Posted June 3)
Orléans dojo lands nine members on WKC World Championship team
Nine members of the Elite Martial Arts and Fitness Centre have earned a ticket to the World Karate Council world championships in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec next fall after placing in the top four at the recent national team trials. See story


(Posted June 1)
Track and Field
Colonel By, Louis Riel lead the way at East Regional track meet

The Colonel By Cougars and the Louis Riel Rebelles led the way at the East Regional Track and Field Championships on Friday as no fewer than 24 east end athletes managed to qualify for next week's OFSAA provincial championships in Brockville. See story

Senior Girls Rugby
Lady Tigers capture senior girls Tier 2 rugby championship

The St. Matthew Tigers senior girls rugby team capped a perfect season on Thursday with a 7-0 blanking of the West Carleton Wolves to win the NCSSAA Tier 2 rugby championship. See story


(Posted June 1)
Track and Field
Handful of east end athletes make the grade at OFSAA East Regionals

The OFSAA East Regional Track and Field Championships kicked off in Brockville on Thursday with a handfull of east end athletes managing to qualify for next week's provincial championships which will also be held in the Thousand Islands city. See story

Senior Girls Soccer
Failure to finish costs Louis-Riel senior girls soccer championship

The lack of a finishing touch cost the Louis-Riel Rebelles dearly on Thursday as they were upended 1-0 by the Glebe Gryphons in the senior girls AAA/AAAA championship at Hillcrest High School. See story

Senior Boys Rugby
Ashbury Colts overwhelm Cairine Wilson in AA rugby championship

The Cairine Wilson Wildcats knew they had their work cut out for themselves if they wanted to win the senior boys A/AA city rugby championship on Thursday. See story


(Posted May 30)
Senior Girls Rugby
Tigers knock off Wildcats, advance to Tier 2 rugby final

The St. Matthew Tigers are one win away from the Tier 2 senior girls rugby championship after downing the Cairine Wilson Wildcats 12-7 in the East Conference final on Tuesday. See story


(Posted May 25)
Track and Field
East end athletes excel at NCSSAA track and field championships

The National Capital Secondary School Athletic Association track and field championships wrapped up on Thursday with no fewer than 58 local athletes managing to qualify for next week's East Regional meet in Brockville. See story


(Posted May 24)
Track and Field
Louis Riel leads the way on first day of city track and field championships

The National Capital Secondary School Athletic Association track and field championships got underway on Wednesday with local athletes winning 10 events on the first day of the two-day event. See story


(Posted May 18)
Track and Field
Colonel By leads the way at East Conference track and field meet

Colonel By Secondary School's reign as a track and field powerhouse in the east end doesn't appear as if it's going to come to an end anytime soon as the Cougars won nearly twice as many events as their nearest rivals at the East Conference track and field championships on Thursday. See story


(Posted May 15)
Senior Girls Rugby
Lancers lastest victims of indomitable Ashbury Colts side

When the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lancers senior girls rugby team boarded their bus for a game against the Ashbury Colts on Monday, they knew they would have their work cut out for them. See story


(Posted May 12)
Senior Boys Rugby
Cougars maul Knights, improve record to 2-1

Two days after the St. Peter Knights won their first game of the season, they were unceremoniously brought back to earth on Friday by a Colonel By Cougars side that looked utterly dominating in rolling to a 17-0 win. See story


(Posted May 10)
Senior Boys Rugby
Late try gives Knights first win of the season

For the past six years the St Peter Knights senior boys rugby program has been led by former provincial team member Lee Ann Napiorkowski. See story


(Posted March 8)
Gisele-Lalonde Titans successfully defend OFSAA 'AA' volleyball championship
The Gilsele-Lalonde senior girls volleyball team successfully defended their OFSAA 'AA' volleyball championship on Wednesday and they did so in impressive fashion. See story


(Posted March 7)
Varsity Girls Hockey
Louis-Riel wins fifth straight 'AA' girls hockey championship

The Louis-Riel Rebelles can hang another championship banner in the school gymnasium after the varsity girls hockey team won their fifth staight title on Tuesday. See story


(Posted March 6)
Senior Girls Volleyball
East end teams on roll at OFSAA volleyball championships

The east end is being well-represented at this year's Ontario Federation of School Athletic Association's volleyball championships as the Louis Riel Rebelles, the Gisele Lalonde Titans and the Samuel genest Lazors are so far undefeated in round robin action. See story

Boys Contact Hockey
Garneau completes sweep of Ashbury Colts to win A/AA hockey championship

Pay back is sweet. Just ask the Garneau High School hockey team. Two years ago, they were on the verge of winning the NCSSAA A/AA hockey championship when a third period collapse against the Ashbury Colts cost them the title. See story


(Posted March 5)
Junior Boys Basketball
Cougars bid for perfect season ends in disappointment

The Colonel By Cougars went into the junior boys Tier 2 basketball championship on Tuesday hoping to extend their eight game winning streak by just one more game. See story


(Posted Feb. 28)
Senior Girls Volleyball
Gisele-Lalonde dedicates championship win to student killed in head-on collision

Moments after the Gisele-Lalonde Titans won their second senior girls AA volleyball championship in the past three years on Thursday, they dedicated their victory to Grade 10 student Thomas Duffy who was killed in a head-on collision while driving to a freestyle ski competition on Wednesday. See story

Senior Girls Volleyball
Louis-Riel Rebelles threepeat as AAA/AAAA volleyball champs

The Louis-Riel Rebelles continued their mastery of the De La Salle Cavaliers on Thursday, beating them for a third time this season to win their third straight senior girls AAA/AAAA volleyball championship. See story


(Posted Feb. 23)
High School Wrestling
Samuel Genest wrestler leads east end contingent at city championships

It was just another day at the office for Samuel Genest wrestler Alejandra Paguaga at the NCSSAA wrestling championships on Wednesday. The Grade 11 student won her third consecutive gold medal and is well on her way to becoming the most decorated wrestler the east end has ever produced -- male or female. See story


(Posted Feb. 21)
Senior Boys Basketball
Tigers win AA hoops title with 10-point win over Immaculata

The St. Matthew Tigers are heading to the AA provincial high school basketball championships after knocking off the Immaculata Saints 72-62 Wednesday night. See story

Senior Boys Basketball
St. Patrick's prove too much for tenacious Rebelles squad in AAA/AAAA title game

The Louis Riel Rebelles went into the NCSSAA AAA/AAAA championship last night as the prohibitive underdogs against the St. Patrick's Irish; and even though they fought like bulldogs, especially on defence, it wasn't enough to topple the new city champions. See story


(Posted Feb. 17)
Senior Boys Basketball
Louis Rebelles Rebelles advance to city championship, Knights fall short

The Louis Riel Rebelles punched their ticket to the NCSSAA senior boys basketball championship next week by beating the Earl of March Lions 52-50 on Thursday, and in the process they earned a berth in the Quad-A provincial championships being held in Ottawa next month. See story


(Posted Dec. 12)
Senior Girls Basketball
Knights even record with five-point win over previously undefeated Earl of March

The St. Peter Knights gave themselves an early Christmas present on Thursday by downing the Earl of March Lions 43-38 to even their record at 2-2 heading into the holiday break. See story


(Posted Nov. 28)
Senior Boys Basketball
Knights add Bill Wren title to list of pre-season accomplishments

The St. Peter Knights senior boys basketball team are quickly gaining a reputation as the team to beat this season after winning two pre-season tournaments including the Bill Wren Classic at St. Matthew High School on the weekend. See story


(Posted Nov. 25)
Junior Girls Basketball
Knights slam-dunked in junior girls basketball final

After cruising through to the Tier 1 junior girls basketball championship with wins over the St. Francis Xavier Coyotes and Louis Riel Rebelles, the St. Peter Knights finally met their match on Thursday in the form of the Sacred Heart Huskies. See story


(Posted Nov. 23)
Senior Boys Football
Missed opportunities, mistakes cost Knights trip to Toronto

The St. Peter Knights senior boys football team will have to wait another year for a shot at a berth in the National Capital Bowl, after losing 46-20 to the Frontenac Falcons in their OFSAA bowl emi-final on Saturday. See story


(Posted Nov. 18)
Senior Girls Basketball
Louis Riel downs Glebe for third straight city championship

The Louis Riel Rebelles are heading back to the OFSAA AAA basketball championships after downing the Glebe Gryphons 54-29 on Thursday for their third straight city championship. See story

Senior Girls Basketball
St. Matt's Tigers claim AA crown with win over St. Mark Lions

It's been nearly 10 years since a
St. Matthew senior girls basketball team last won a city championship. See story


(Posted Nov. 16)
Senior Boys Volleyball
Cougars win right to join Bull-Dogs at OFSAA championships in Hamilton

The provincial AAA senior boys volleyball championships will have a distinctive east end flavour this year after the Colonel By Cougars won the right to join the Béatrice-Desloges Bull-Dogs in Hamilton next week. See story


(Posted Nov. 13)
Senior Boys Football
Knights extend consecutive championship streak to four in a row

The dynasty continues at St. Peter High School. For the fourth straight year and seventh time in the last nine, the St. Peter Knights are the top senior boys football team in the city. See story

Junior Boys Football
Jr. Knights finally win the big one

It hasn't been easy being a member of the St. Peter Knights junior boys football team the last three years. While the senior team was racking up three straight city championships, the junior leaguers were left empty-handed despite never losing a regular season game. See story

Senior Boys Football
Lancers come from behind to win Tier 2 championship

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lancers completed their improbable playoff run on Saturday by downing the Immaculata Saints 14-13 to win the Tier 2 senior boys football championship. See story


(Posted Nov. 17)
Karate kids claim 15 medals at WKC World Championships in Spain

Over the years, the Elite Martial Arts and Fitness Centre has enjoyed a tremendous amount of success on the world stage. Members of the club have regularly finished in the top three. But never before have they come home with as many medals as they came home with last week. See story


(Posted Nov. 4)
High School Soccer
Louis Riel comes up short in heart-stopping 'AA' final

In what may go down as the most exciting 'AA' senior boys soccer championship in NCSSAA history, John McCrae Secondary School beat the Louis Riel Rebelles 3-2 on Thursday in a marathon match that included a penalty goal in the final second of overtime and 22 OT penalty kicks. See story


(Posted Oct. 31)
Junior Boys Football
Junior Lancers end seven year drought against St. Peter Knights

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lancers junior football team ended a seven year against the St. Peter Knights on Thursday, and in doing so, kept their perfect record intact while the Knights fell to 3-1. See story

Senior Boys Football
Undefeated
St. Peter Knights looking for fourth straight city title

The St. Peter Knights improved their record to 4-0 with a win over the St. Mark Lions on Thursday and will now go into the playoffs as prohibitive favourites to win their fourth straight senior boys football championship and sixth in the last eight years. See story

Cross-Country
Colonel By runner wins midget boys high school cross-country title

After finishing a disppointing 11th at last week's East Conference high school cross-country meet, Cameron Slupeiks had a lot to prove at Thursday's National Capital championships. See story


(Posted Oct. 20)
Senior Boys Football
Knights clinch first place with tie against St. Matt's

The St. Peter Knights blew a 14-point fourth quarter lead against the St. Matthew Tigers on Wednesday, but still managed to clinch first place thanks to a tie. See story


(Posted May 5)
Local athletes off to good start at OFSAA track and field championships

The OFSAA track and field championships got underway in Sudbury last night and several east end athletes have already figured themselves into the mix by quailfy for their event finals. See story


(Posted June 2)
Senior Girls Socceer
Road weary Rebelles open OFSAA championship with pair of wins
The Louis-Riel Rebelles are going to sleep well tonight after winning their first two games at the OFSAA provincial championship in Hamilton today following a six hour bus ride from Ottawa that saw them pull into their hotel at 3:30 in the morning. See story

Senior Girls Socceer
Court ruling sends Louis-Riel girls to OFSAA soccer championships
When most people refer to the "agony and ecstasy" of sports they're usually refering to the action taking place on the playing field and not in a courtroom, but such was the case late Wednesday afternoon when Ontario Superior Court Justice Douglas Rutherford granted the Louis-Riel senior girls soccer team an injunction to play in the OFSAA provincial championships which get underway in Hamilton today. See story


(Posted May 5)
Local athletes set trio of records at East Regional track and field meet
When Sebastian Saville crossed the finish line in the senior boys 800 metres at the OFSAA East Regional Track and Field Championships in Ottawa on Friday, he knew he had won the race, but what he didn't know was by just how much. See story


(Posted May 27)
Senior Girls Soccer
Colonel By wins Tier 1 championship after Louis Riel's season scuttled

The Colonel By Cougars senior girls soccer team is heading to the OFSAA provincial championships after a dramtic turn of events in which the Louis Riel Rebelles were forced to forfeit their season due to an administration error. See story

East end athletes grab eight medals on first day of East Regional T&F Championships
The OFSAA East Regional Track and Field Championships got underway Thursday, with 10 area athletes earning a ticket to next week's provincial championships in Sudbury.See story


(Posted May 5)
Senior Boys Rugby
Young Knights team off to 2-0 start as high school rugby season gets underway

After winning four of the last five city championships and losing 22 of 25 players to graduation, the St. Peter Knights senior boys rugby team is supposed to be going through a rebuilding phase. As it turns out, so are the rest of the teams in Ottawa. See story


(Posted Feb. 9)
Junior Boys Basketball
Lester B. Panthers win battle of the unbeatens, claim top seed in the east

The Lester B. Pearson Panthers will go into next week's junior boys Tier 1 basketball playoffs as the top seed in the east after downing the Louis Riel Rebels 54-40 on Tuesday to finish the regular season with a perfect 6-0 record. See story


(Posted Jan. 26)
Senior Boys Basketball
St. Matt's Tigers clinch third place with win over east end rivals
The St. Matthew Tigers senior boys basketball team can finish no lower than third place in the Eastern Conference standings after downing the St. Peter Knights 59-47 on Tuesday. See story


(Posted Jan. 17)
Senior Boys Basketball
St. Peter Knights improve record to 3-2 with win over Lancers
The St. Peter Knights ended their losing streak at two games on Thursday with a lopsided win over the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lancers. See story


(Posted Nov. 27)
Junior Girls Basketball
Knights come up short in bid for junior girls hoops crown

For the second time in this month, a team from St. Peter Catholic High School has been beaten in a city championship by a team from St. Francis Xavier High School in Riverside South which opened just a year ago. See story


(Posted Nov. 23)
Junior Girls Basketball
St. Peter Knights advance to junior girls B-ball championship

The St. Peter Knights bid for a perfect season survived its toughest test last night in the form of the St. Matthew Tigers who battled them through four quarters of basketball and into overtime before the Knights ultimately prevailed 40-38. See story


(Posted Nov. 21)
Senior Boys Football
St. Peter Knights fall short in bid to return to National Capital Bowl

The St. Peter Knights road to the National Capital Bowl hit a dead end on Saturday at the hands of the Sydenham Golden Eagles who came up with a big play when it mattered to beat the defending champions 21-7 at Minto Field in Nepean. See story


(Posted Nov. 19)
Offence propels Knights to third straight Tier 1 championship
Heading into this season, the only thing that supposedly stood between the St. Peter Knights and a third straight city championship was their offence. See story

Junior Boys Football
Junior Knights overwhelmed by superior speed, defence

"Speed kills" and "defence wins championships" are two popular sayings in sports. When combined together they are impossible to overcome, even for the best of teams. See story


(Posted Nov. 10)
Senior Boys Football
Knights outlast stubborn St. Matt's team for shot at third straight city championship

The St. Peter Knights junior and senior football teams will be vying for high school football supremacy this weekend after they managed to win their respective semi-final games in vastly different fashions on Tuesday. See story


(Posted Nov. 3)
Senior Boys Soccer
Louis Riel Rebelles win 'AA' soccer crown in dramatic fashion

Minutes after the Louis Riel Rebelles senior boys soccer team had won the city 'AA' championship in extra time on Wednesday, their head coach Imad Ghandoura was at a loss as to where they would be playing next. See story


(Posted Oct. 29)
Senior Boys Football
St. Matt's finish out regular season with big win over Ashbury

The St. Matthew Tigers are on a roll and they hope it ends with a berth in the NCSSAA Tier 1 senior boys football championship. See story


(Posted Oct. 2)
Senior Boys Football
St. Matthew
Tie-gers come up short against St. Patrick Irish

The St. Matthew Tigers came within a foot of winning their first game of the season on Thursday. Instead they had to settle for a tie against the St. Patrick Irish on a day better suited to watching football on television than playing in the rain. See story


(Posted Oct. 1)
Junior Boys Football
Junior Knights open season with impressive win over Sir Wil
It's been two years since the St. Peter Knights last laid claim to the NCSSAA junior football championship, and in that time they only lost one game. See story


Senior Boys Football
St. Peter Knights win 'God-awful' opening game

The St. Peter Knights senior boys football team began their defence of the Tier 1 NCSSAA championship with a 17-6 win over the St. Patrick's Irish on Friday. See story


(Posted June 5)
St. Matt's pulls off upset, wins first junior football crown in school history
It's been a long time coming, but the St. Matthew Tigers have finally won their first junior boys football championship after posting an impressive 24-5 win over the previously unbeaten
St. Peter Knights on Friday. See story


(Posted June 1)
Louis Riel successfully defends senior girls soccer championship
The Louis Riel Rebelles are heading back to the OFSAA provincial 'AAA' soccer championships after successfully defending the senior girls Tier 1 NCSSAA title on Monday with a 3-1 win over the St. Joseph Jaguars in extra time. See story


(Posted May 31)
Area athletes win 12 gold medals at East Regional track and field championships
Twenty-five area high school athletes will be heading to the OFSAA track and field championships in London next week after placing in the top four at the East Regional championships in Belleville. See story


(Posted May 27)
Senior Boys Rugby
St. Pete's wins fourth city rugby championship in five years

The dynasty continues. On Thursday, St. Peter High School won its third city championship in a row and fourth in the last five years, downing the Colonel By Cougars 20-8 thanks to three second half tries. See story


(Posted May 21)
Louis-Riel athletes lead the way at high school track and field championships
Not even a bad fall in the final stretch of the junior girls 300-metre hurdles could stop Louis-Riel's Amanda McKinnon from being a triple event winner at the NCSSAA track and field championships on Thursday. See story


(Posted March 11)
High School Volleyball
Louis Riel wins OFSAA AAA senior girls volleyball championship
The trophy case at École secondaire publique Louis Riel is beginning to get a little crowded after the senior girls volleyball team captured the school's fourth OFSAA championship in the past 12 months on the weekend. See story


(Posted March 11)
High School Hockey
St. Peter successfully defends high school hockey crown
The St. Peter Knights managed to successfully defend their AAA/AAAA high school hockey championship on Wednesday with a 5-3 win over the All Saints Avalanche to win the title in two straight games. See story


(Posted March 3)
Junior Boys Basketball
St. Peter Knights capture junior boys Tier 1 basketball championship
The St. Peter Knights are the National Capital Secondary School Athletic Association Tier 1 junior boys basketball champions after downing the previously unbeaten Sacred Heart Huskies 46-42 in the final on Tuesday. See story


(Posted Feb. 26)

Junior Boys Basketball
St. Peter advances to Tier 1 junior boys basketball championship
The St. Peter Knights punched their ticket to the NCSSAA Tier 1 junior boys basketball championship next week following a 67-53 defeat of the Louis-Riel Rebelles in the East Conference final on Thursday. See story


(Posted Feb. 25)

Senior Girls Volleyball
French board schools sweep
Tier 1 volleyball championships

The power in senior girls volleyball has shifted to a pair of French board schools after the Louis-Riel Rebelles and the Gisèle-Lalonde Titans swept the Tier 1 city championships on Wednesday to each earn a berth in the OFSAA provincial championships. See story

Junior Boys Basketball
Lancers lose
junior Tier 2 championship at the foul line

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lancers' have come up short in their quest for a perfect season after suffering a 44-39 loss to the St. Patrick's Irish in the NCSSAA junior boys Tier 2 basketball championship on Wednesday. See story


(Posted Feb. 24)
Senior Boys Basketball
St. Matt's falls short in bid for senior boys hoops crown
The St. Matthew Tigers bid to repeat as senior boys basketball champions fell victim to a short bench and a long court on Tuesday as the Sir Robert Borden Bengals avenged their loss to the Tigers in last year's title game. See story

Senior Boys Basketball
Lester B. Pearson caps perfect season with 'AA' championship
It's been 20 years since a Lester B. Pearson senior boys basketball team last won a city championship. Since then the school's soccer and wrestling programs have both excelled while the basketball program has traditionally underachieved. In fact, last year they lost in the quarterfinals despite being one of the top seeds heading into the playoffs. See story


(Posted Feb. 19)
High School Wrestling
Lester B. wins bevy of medals at high school wrestling championships
Gold medals were few and far between for east end wrestlers on Thursday as only handful of area athletes managed to make it to the top of the podium at the National Capital Secondary School Athletic Association wrestling championhips. See story


(Posted Feb. 9)
Junior Boys Basketball
St. Matt's ends
Louis Riel's regular season unbeaten streak

The St. Matthew Tigers junior boys basketball team gave themselves a major boost of confidence on Tuesday courtesy of a 64-60 come from behind win against the Louis Riel Rebelles who had won their last 18 in a row heading into the contest. See story


(Posted Feb. 9)
Louis Riel Rebelles down St. Peter Knights to remain undefeated
The Louis Riel Rebelles have positioned themselves as the team to beat in junior boys basketball after they posted a convincing 52-39 win over the St. Peter Knights on Monday. See story


(Posted Jan. 21)
Junior Boys Basketball
Jr. Knights chalk up fourth straight win over rival Tigers
The St. Peter Kinghts junior boys basketball team improved their regular season record to 4-1 with a 41-33 win over a game but overmatched St. Matthew Tigers team on Wednesday. See story


(Posted Jan. 18)
Junior Boys Basketball
Unbeaten Knights improve record to 3-0 against St. Matt Tigers
The St. Peter Knights junior boys basketball team continued their domination over the St. Matthew Tigers on Thursday, downing them for a third straight time in less than a month and doing so with relative ease. See story


(Posted Dec. 17)
High School Basketball
Knights down Tigers to win junior title at Bill Wren tournament
Last year, the St. Peter Knights junior boys basketball team finished in a tie for first place in the Eastern Conference despite having a lineup made up almost entirely of Grade 9s. See story


(Posted Nov. 29)
Senior Girls Basketball
Lady Rebelles capture provincial AAA basketball championship

The Louis-Riel Rebelles have won the OFSAA AAA senior girls basketball championship after downing the top seed General Amherst Generals
51-49 in the gold medal game in London on Saturday. See story


(Posted Nov. 26)
Senior Boys Football
St. Peter Knights capture school's second OFSAA bowl championship in four years

TORONTO -- St. Peter High School has had some great football teams over the years, starting with the '97 squad which went undefeated in eight games to capture the school's first city championship. See story


(Posted Nov. 18)
Senior Girls Basketball
'Loaded' Louis Riel team cruises to victory in Tier 1 city championship

Coming into this season the Louis Riel Rebelles senior girls basketball team set two goals for themselves, defend the Tier 1 city championship and put themselves in position to contend for the gold medal at OFSAA. See story


(Posted Nov. 13)
Senior Boys Football
St. Peter Knights successfully defend city championship

The St. Peter Knights successfully defended the National Capital Tier 1 senior boys football championship thanks to a stellar defensive effort, a clutch field goal and a crucial blocked kick with no time left on the clock. See story

 

 

(Updated daily)

CFL, MLB, High School

CFL Standings

This week's games
Sunday, Oct. 19
Winipeg at Ottawa, 7 p.m.
Calgary at Saskatchewan, 10 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 4
Edmonton at Toronto, 7 p.m.
B.C. at Hamilton, 9:30 p.m.


MLB Standings

Yesterday's games
Wednesday, August 20

Texas 5 Miami 4
Philadelphia 4 Seattle 3
Toronto 9 Milwaukee 5
NY Mets 8 Oakland 5
Washington 3 Arizona 2
Pittsburgh 3 Atlanta 2
Houston 5 NY Yankees 2
LA Angels 8 Boston 3
Detroit 6 Tampa Bay 0
St. Louis 7 Cincinnati 3
San Francisco 8 Chicago Cubs 3
Baltimore 4 Chicago WSox 3
Cleveland 5 Minnesota 0
Colorado 5 Kansas City 2
San Diego 4 LA Dodgers 1

Today's games
Thursday, August 21
Houston at NY Yankees 1:05 p.m.
Detroit at Tampa Bay 1:10 p.m.
Cleveland at Minnesota 1:10 p.m.
Arizona at Washington 4:05 p.m.
LA Angels at Boston 7:10 p.m.
Atlanta at Cincinnati 7:10 p.m.
San Francisco at Chicago Cubs 8:05 p.m.
San Diego at LA Dodgers 10:10 p.m.

Tomorrow's games
Friday, August 22

Baltimore at Chicago Cubs 2:20 p.m.
St. Louis at Philadelphia 7:05 p.m.
San Francisco at Washington 7:05 p.m.
Houston at Cleveland 7:05 p.m.
Chicago WSox at NY Yankees 7:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Toronto 7:07 p.m.
Seattle at Boston 7:10 p.m.
Atlanta at Cincinnati 7:10 p.m.
Kansas City at Texas 8:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Milwaukee 8:10 p.m.
Detroit at Minnesota 8:10 p.m.
Miami at Colorado 8:40 p.m.
San Diego at Arizona 9:40 p.m.
LA Angels at Oakland 10:05 p.m.
NY Mets at LA Dodgers 10:10 p.m.


High School
Sport

Senior Girls Rugby
OFSSAA

Standings

This week's games
Sunday, Oct. 19
AAA/AAAA Championship

Ashbury vs. St. Peter
4:30 p.m. @ SRB

A/AA Championship
St. Matthew vs. Holy Trinity
3 p.m. @ SRB


Senior Girls Rugby
Tier 1

Standings

This week's games
Sunday, Oct. 19
Nepean at SWL


Senior Girls Rugby
Tier 2

Standings

Last week's games
Sunday, Oct. 19
Preliminary Games

South Carleton at Cairine Wilson
A.Y. Jackson at Philomen Wright
Immaculata at Bell
SRB at Osgoode


Senior Girls Soccer
OFSAA

Standings

This week's game
Sunday, Oct. 19

AA Semi-finals
Woodroffe at Cairine Wilson
Franco Ouest at St. Pius

Sunday, Oct. 19
AAA Semi-finals
Louis Riel at Glebe
Earl of March at Mother Teresa


Senior Girls Soccer
Tier 1

Standings

This week's game
Sunday, Oct. 19

Tiebreaker
South Carleton at Merivale

Sunday, Oct. 19
Quarterfinals
SWL at John McCrae
Gisele Lalonde at All Saints
Longfields DHHS at Nepean
South Carleton/Merivale at Lisgar


Senior Girls Soccer
Tier 2

Standings

This week's game
Sunday, Oct. 19

Quarterfinals
Lycee Claudel at Notre Dame
LBP at Gloucester
Holy Trinity at Philomen Wright
Osgoode/St. Matthew at Pierre Savard


Girls Touch Football
Tier 1

Standings

This week's game
Sunday, Oct. 19

Quarterfinals
South Carleton at St. Matthew
Samuel Genest at Franco Ouest
Longfields DHHS at Glebe
St. Patrick's at St. Joseph


Girls Touch Football
Tier 2

Standings

This week's game
Sunday, Oct. 19

Preliminary Game
LBP at SFX

Sunday, Oct. 19
Quarterfinals
St. Pius at Beatrice-Desloges
Cairine Wilson at Bell
Mother Teresa at Brookfield
LBP/SFX at St. Paul

 

 

 


 

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