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LIONS HOCKEY TEAM TRAVELS TO WOOSTER OHIO

The Saint Lawrence Lions hockey team traveled 2600 kilometers to play a double header against the Wooster Oilers in United Junior Hockey league action this weekend.

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by Mike Labadie

Fighting Irish football fit for championship year

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St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish football teams left nothing to chance last Sunday, obliterating their respective opponents at the annual Tailgate match on the Plains of Abraham. The Senior team breezed past Rochebelle 40 to 20. The Juniors, meanwhile, took no prisoners with a stunning 32 to 0 win over Donnaconna.

Quebec City falters on Terry Fox Run

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Hockey Lions Kick Off Home Season on the Right Foot

Saturday night, the St. Lawrence Lions won their home opener against the Terrebonne Ulysse by the score of 8-1.

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After a tightly contested first period that ended on a 1-1 score, the team stepped on the gas pedal to cruise to the win.  You could feel the nervousness in the first period; Sticks seemed heavy, passes were not precise, positioning was not very good.  Goalie Cedrick Lafrance was tested a few times in this period, but made key saves for the Lions.

Rouge et Or ride roughshod over Carabins

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“We’re in search of excellence,” said Glen Constantin, head coach of the threetime national champions Université Laval Rouge et Or football club. They seem to have found what they’re looking for; the Rouge et Or got off to a fantastic start this year with a 17 to 6 victory over the Université de Montréal Carabins on Sunday.

Polio survivor hand cycles to “Eradicate, educate, rehabilitate”

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Ramesh Ferris stands on the doorstep of history, wearing leg braces and with the aid of crutches. In the wake of Canadian legends like Terry Fox and Rick Hansen, the 28-year-old polio survivor is hand cycling across the country to raise awareness and funds to eradicate polio from the face of the earth.

Golfers wanted for a good cause

The 18th edition of the annual Jeffery Hale Friends’ Foundation is looking for golfers to hit the links on September 15 at le Club de Golf le Grand Portneuf to help raise funds for the Jeffery Hale Hospital.

Quebec tae kwon do champions ready for Olympic fights in Beijing

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For the first time since tae kwon do became an Olympic discipline at the 2000 Sydney Games, Canada will be represented in the sport by a male athlete. Sebastien Michaud from Quebec City qualified in the - 80 kg category.

Quebec High School Alumni Golf Tournament

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This year’s champions of the annual Quebec High School Alumni Golf Tournament. 

Archer hits Olympic target

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Marie-Pier Beaudet, 21, breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday, July 20 when her last arrow hit the target. By winning her match against Kateri Vrakking, the archer from Lévis took the first position in the weekend’s trials and qualifi ed for the Olympic Games in a controversal turn of events.

Quebec City athletes go for gold in Beijing

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On August 2, most of the Canadian Olympic team will be leaving for Beijing. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) has selected the 331 athletes who will be attending the games. According to the COC’s website, there are six athletes from the Quebec City region who will be competing in Beijing. For the 2004 Athens Olympics, there were eight.

Quebec youth win hockey gold

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June was a month of celebration for 16 young hockey players; they won gold at the 25th annual Ottawa 67’s Minor Hockey Tournament. These eight- and nine-year-olds (all born in 1999) play AAA hockey for the Bulldog Association of Quebec. Jacob Simard of Everest Elementary and Ryan Massicotte of Holland Elementary are part of this team.

(Continued)...Baseball's return to Quebec: An interview with J-F Côté

(Continued from the story that appeared in the June 18 print edition)

 

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Baseball’s return to Quebec: An interview with J-F Côté

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History says it has been 10 years already, but for him, it feels like yesterday.

SLC Honours its Athletes

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Cegep Champlain-St. Lawrence held its annual sports banquet last month. Athletes were honoured for their athletic talents as well as their academic performance.

The 2008 athlete of the year award was presented to Kathleen Keller.

World Hockey Championships to win attendance bronze

The IIHF World Hockey Championships in Quebec City and Halifax has been successful thus far in attracting hockey fanatics from around province, the country and the world. The tournament is poised to become the third-best attended IIHF World Hockey Championships ever, but will unlikely beat the record set in Prague in 2004.

Champlain - St. Lawrence Honors its Athletes

Cegep Champlain St. Lawrence held its annual sports banquet last Thursday, May 1st. Athletes were honored for their athletic talents as well as their academic performance.

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The 2008 athlete of the year award was presented to Kathleen Keller.

Glasgow Rangers to coach at QHS

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Soccer players at Quebec High School are about to experience the Scotland Rangers difference. The Rangers, a pro soccer team, have partnered up with QHS to offer training to students and coaches.

QHS soccer coach William Hush has big dreams for his favourite sport in his adopted country.

Football to start up soon at St. Pat’s

Spring is finally here! The home stretch may be upon us, but things are still going strong at St. Pat’s.

Winning conditions enable SLC to bring back a hockey/study program

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Cegep Champlain-St. Lawrence has found a solution to its hockey woes. The St. Lawrence Lions will be a member of the America East Hockey League (AEHL) and offer students a chance at completing their studies and playing a season of junior collegiate hockey.

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SLC Lions David Grimard, Jean-Philippe Tremblay pose with Eddy Bouchard of the Royal Bank, along with Lions Charles-Olivier Levasseur and Nicolas Carrier.

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QHS Blazers complete perfect seasons

The weekend of March 29 and 30 was an exciting and memorable one for the Quebec High School Bantam and Senior Boys AA basketball teams.

Gary Lynch on winning team

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Quebec City physical education teacher Gary Lynch won’t soon forget this year’s CARHA Hockey World Cup. He and his team had the hometown advantage at the Colisée.

Make peace on the ice

It is unfortunate that penalties must be handed out to ensure that people do not beat each other senseless while playing a sport.

Quebec Remparts coach Patrick Roy and his son, goalie Jonathan Roy, were among those whose actions were penalized by the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League on Tuesday.

Storybook weekend for Spartans at small schools tournament

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The Stanstead College Senior Girls basketball team did it again this past weekend, this time at the Bailly Small Schools Provincial Tournament at Bishop’s College School. And this time they did it in storybook fashion.

Lady Lions come out with two big wins

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In a battle for a spot in the provincials, the St. Lawrence Lady Lions clinched two very important wins on the weekend.

Trailing by 10 points in the third quarter of their first game, the Lions eventually came out with a 61-57 win over the Diablos of Trois Rivières. Kathryn Bariault and Gabrielle Côté-Caouette had hot hands with a combined 29 points for the Lions.

Central Québec basketball tournament a success, except for the bill

Several Central Québec School Board commissioners were unimpressed at having to fork out over $2,000 to rent space at the Base Valcartier sports centre for their annual basketball tournament.
The tournament, which changes facilities each year, was hosted by Dollard-des-Ormeaux School, located on the base.  

BonjourQuébec.com team takes 400th race in sport category

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Captain David Blair’s BonjourQuébec.com ice canoe team forged its way to the front of the line to pick up first place in the sport category of Sunday’s annual Winter Carnival race on the icy St. Lawrence River.

CQSB ballplayers run rampant on the courts of DDO

Things have been pretty hectic the past couple of weeks at DDO as students and staff prepared to host Central Québec School Board’s annual invitational basketball tournament the weekend of February 1 to 3. 
 
In the printed program for the tournament, Principal Stéphane Lagacé welcomed visitors, pointi

Lions Hockey travels to Pennsylvania and New Jersey

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During the weekend of January 11, the St. Lawrence Lions hockey team travelled to Philadelphia and New Jersey to play two prep school teams. The team left on January 11 in the wee hours of the morning, in the direction of Philadelphia, Pa.

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