The Ontario vs Quebec provincial team series provided the latest stage for local soccer player Angelina Gendreau to shine in high-level competition, though the standout Ottawa Fury FC girls’ academy player has already been making a name for herself for several years.
Ottawa paddlers face off in quest for canoe slalom Olympic qualification
He calls himself the old bull. In 2012, John Hastings was a tiny fraction of a second from reaching the Olympic Games. At the Canadian team trials, a 20-year-old Mike Tayler bested his fellow Ottawa paddler over the course of four whitewater kayak runs by a grand total of .11 seconds to claim Canada’s lone canoe slalom Olympic berth.
Tumblers gymnast wins club’s 1st provincial women’s title since 2003
Juliette Chapman was about two months old the last time a female gymnast from the Tumblers Gymnastics Centre won an all-around provincial title. Now, 13 years later, she’s etched her name into the record books thanks to her victory in the Novice High-Performance category at the Apr. 7-10 Ontario Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Mississauga.
Ottawa Elite basketball girls debut as unbeaten champs
They hadn’t lost once up to that point – 18 wins in 18 games – but suddenly the Ottawa Elite under-19 girls’ basketball team was behind 11-0 in the Apr. 10 championship game at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto.
Ice’s miracle finish brings Ottawa girls the provincial crown
They may only be 9 and 10 years old now, but with the kind of finish the Ottawa Ice Atom ‘B’ girls experienced at the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association Provincial Championships, it created a memory that will surely last a lifetime.