The Jenn Hanna rink dropped a bombshell in Brampton that rocked the Canadian curling scene as they upset their Ottawa Curling Club counterparts and world #1-ranked Rachel Homan to claim Ontario’s lone entry in the Feb. 20-28 Scotties Tournament of Hearts.
Tobie Gorman’s face lit up like the 4th of July. Why? To be truthful, the uneven bars routine she just watched her athlete perform was solid, but not exactly exceptional – good enough for 6th place in the end. Certainly nothing she hadn’t seen a thousand times before in a coaching career that stretched over 40 years.
The (long) road less traveled leads soccer player to Team Canada
Ottawa centre-back Alexis Martel-Lamothe and the Canadian women’s under-20 national soccer team did not allow a single goal during a dominant showing in the group stage of the Dec. 3-13 CONCACAF continental championships in Honduras, but it all came down to penalty kicks against Mexico with a berth in next November’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup hanging in the balance.
4 gymnasts set to make history for 40-yr-old Kanata rhythmic club
When the Canadian Gymnastics Championships came to town two years ago, they were the eager helpers running clipboards from the judges to the scoring station – in awe of the point totals the athletes on the mats were putting up and wondering how could they ever get to that level themselves.