One year removed from making history, the Myers Riders picked up right where they left off. After capturing Ottawa's first-ever Ontario Varsity Football League title at the Senior level in 2013, the west-end club replicated the results in 2014 – Senior and Bantam champions, and Junior finalists – and this time they got to do it at home on Aug. 16 at Carleton University.
Ottawa native Carmen Marin made her international soccer debut in August at age 13, helping Costa Rica to a quarter-final appearance at the CONCACAF under-15 girls’ continental championships in Cayman Islands.
Nepean players push Canada to all-time best international field hockey result
Nepean Nighthawks players Braedon Muldoon and Liam Manning wrote their way into the history books and collected Youth Olympic Games silver medals as they became the first-ever Canadian field hockey team to reach an international final on that type of stage.
It’d be tough to find another summer sport where Canadians feel some disappointment when they finish second, fifth and sixth in the world, but that was the case for the three members of the Ottawa Rowing Club who competed at the World Rowing Championships Aug. 24-31 in windy Amsterdam.
Ottawa bball teams win Ontario Summer Games gold & silver
The nation’s capital proved they were the provincial capital when it comes to basketball at the 2014 Ontario Summer Games, with its girls’ and boys’ teams coming away with gold and silver medals respectively from the Aug. 7-10 event in Windsor.