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2017 International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament heading into the finals

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Photo: Luc Lang

The 58th International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament, underway since February 8, will conclude this upcoming Sunday, February 19, with finals in five different categories.

Ice-canoe racers battle strong currents and heavy snowfall

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
On February 5, some 350 racers crouched by their canoes at the Old Port, wiping away wet snow, waiting for Bonhomme to signal the start of the Winter Carnival Ice-Canoe Race. Crowds gathered at Louise Basin, on the docks along Quebec City’s Old Port and across that river in Lévis.

For the love of bikes!

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Photo: Rachel Collet
Although most motorcycle lovers cleared out early Sunday afternoon in anticipation of the Super Bowl game that evening, they managed to pack ExpoCité on Friday and Saturday for the Quebec City Salon de la Moto et VTT.

CHL Top Prospects Game to be played at the Videotron Centre

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Photo: Luc Lang

The Canadian Hockey League will hold its annual Top Prospects Game at the Videotron Centre on Monday, January 30.

A review of the 2016 sports year

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Photo: Luc Lang

2017 is only days away and it is time to review the past year's sports scene in Quebec City. No surprise - the fact that Quebecor did not secure a National Hockey League team for the city is this year's top sports story.

Université Laval national champions in cross-country and women’s soccer

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Photo: U Sports website

With all eyes on Montreal watching the heated football rivalry between the McGill Carabins and the Université Laval Rouge et Or, other Laval sports teams captured national crowns almost unnoticed. 

In Quebec, the men's cross-country team took its first ever cross-country national championship, running on the Plains of Abraham. 

Congratulations to the Quebec High School Blazers basketball teams!

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Photo: Ed Sweeney

The Quebec High School Senior Girls and Senior Boys teams won the Central Quebec School Board AA tournament with victories over St. Patrick's High School teams.

A tribute to the Quebec Caribous 40 years later

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Photo: Juanita Craig

The Quebec Caribous, the 1975 National Lacrosse League Nations Cup champions, were honoured at a historic media event held at the Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations in Wendake on April 20. 

Professional football at Université Laval in June

Ottawa RedBlacks will face Montreal Alouettes at Telus Stadium

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Photo: courtesy of NFL

Université Laval Sports Activity Services (SAS), in conjunction with the Rouge et Or football team, will host a pre-season professional football game for the second time in history this summer at the Stadium TELUS-UL.

Quebec City curling clubs host Canada’s oldest bonspiel

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The final games of the week-long 102nd Quebec International Bonspiel, the oldest continuous bonspiel for curlers in Canada, were played at the Jacques-Cartier Curling Club in late January. The Bonspiel has run every year since 1913 in the city known as the "cradle of curling in North America."

The tournament was played at three venues around the city.

Stevenson delivers knockout punch and maintains his light-heavyweight title

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The Colisée in Quebec City was packed on December 19. The main event, featuring Quebec's favourite son, World Boxing Council light-heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (right),

did not disappoint. In the fifth round he did what he does best: he KO'd his Russian adversary, Dmitry Sukhotsky, with a devastating left-hand punch. The main event was one of four bouts televised in the U.S.

Rain men splash through 29th Tour de Beauce

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Photo: Bethann G. Merkle

Over the course of 3 hours and 25 minutes, some 140 cyclists zipped through nine soaking circuits in Quebec City, racking up a total of 130.5 soggy kilometres. All afternoon, rain fell unabated as the peloton rolled along Grand Allée, through the Plains of Abraham, down Côte de Sillery, along Boulevard Champlain, up Côte de la Montagne and through Vieux-Québec.

Roller Derby in Beauport a smashing success

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The Bardy Arena in Beauport was filled with Roller Derby enthusiasts who watched two amateur matches last Saturday. Some of the stereotypes associated with this colourful contact sport were difficult to set aside when the men’s teams – the Ottawa Slaughter Squad and the Montreal Mont-Royals – came into the arena.

St-Lawrence Dodgeball tournament

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The recent Dodgeball tournament organized at CEGEP Champlain-St. Lawrence was a success. Many teams showed up dressed in customized costumes and gave their 200% to earn the title of the Dodgeball Kings.

Jeffery Hale Friends’ Foundation Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 12, 2013

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Photo: Jeffery Hale Friends' Foundation

Golf! Dinner! Prizes!

Club de Golf Cap-Rouge

Come support the Jeffery Hale Friends’ Foundation on Thursday, September 12 while enjoying a day of golf, dinner and fabulous prizes at the Club de Golf Cap-Rouge, one of the region’s most beautiful courses. Register for the day ($200 for golf, cart and dinner) or for dinner only ($100).

Stranded in Natashquan

 

St. Lawrence Hockey Game

Teachers Vs. Students

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Photo: Félix Dugas

In the context of our communication course, we had to organize an event that would be able to stand out as there were many offered to students in the same week. We wanted to be able to reach many people, but not only students, so we decided to do something that would let us see teachers in a different way than just in class.

Pelure de Banane St.Lawrence

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Photo: Fanny A.

Last week, the event Pelure de Banane took place at the Cegep St.Lawrence. During the whole week of April 8th students and staff members have received free fruits. There were also spinning session on which students particapted in great number.

Canadiens vs. Capitals

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Photo: alex Edet

In our communication class at St Lawrence we had to make an event. Our event was to show a hockey game in the cafeteria. The game was between the Montreal Canadiens and the Washington Capitals and we were serving pizza and soft drinks. Our goal was to get a total of 50 people at the beginning and make a good enough profit in order to make a donation to the Montreal Canadiens children foundation.

St-Lawrence's Students Warmly Acclaim Handball

The Handball Tournament, an unique event held at Champlain St-Lawrence, was round off today after two days of hard competition.

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Photo: Nancy Sibylle Uwase

CEGEP Champlain-St.Lawrence wins Pentathlon des neiges in all cegep categories

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Photo: Olivier Mura

Congratulations to CEGEP Champlain-St.Lawrence! For the second year in a row, the SLC Lions won the overall college championship Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) banner, taking top place again in both the mixed/men's category and the women's category at the 9th Pentathlon des neiges on February 23.

St. Lawrence Lions hockey results

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Photo: Lise Lafond

The St. Lawrence Lions are battling for second place in the RSEQ hockey league and they really needed a victory, and victory there was. With a win of 8 to 2 we can say that the Lions dominated the game against the Collège d’Alma.

Chilling out on the St. Lawrence

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Photo: Bethann G. Merkle

On Saturday, February 9, Muriel Cayouette, an English and Spanish teacher at Collège Mérici, and the five other women on the Female Elite Turf-Latulippe team were busy applying a secret wax formula to the hull of their ice canoe.

Rugby success in Vegas for St. Lawrence Lion Anne-Laurence Harvey

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Photo: Maëlle Ramsay

St. Lawrence Lion, Anne-Laurence Harvey made her first appearance last weekend on the international rugby stage. The Lady Lion was selected to join the Maple Leafs Black (Canada B) team on their stop at the Las Vegas Sevens invitational in Las Vegas.

Reaching new heights at Big Air

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Photo: courtesy GESTEV

After weeks of speculation over the large ramp that was constructed downtown below Autoroute Dufferin-Montmorency, Big Air finally took place on Saturday January 19. This is an adrenaline fuelled event where individual riders approach a single jump 40 meters high and 100 meters long, performing acrobatic tricks in the air before landing on a slope of around 30 degrees.

See you at the Red Bull Crashed Ice races

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Photo: Bill Cox

A Quebec hockey player and graduate of St. Patrick’s will try to qualify in the Red Bull Crashed Ice competition scheduled for March 16 in old Quebec. Steven Cox, who played hockey for Beauport and Charlesbourg, is employed by Gestev, the company erecting the ramp.

St. Patrick’s Girls Bantam Basketball results

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Photo: Barbara Lafond

On January 11, the St. Pat’s girls Bantam team won their home game against the Seminaire des Pères Maristes 52 to 42.  The final score was 52-41 for the Fighting Irish! The next game is scheduled for January 15 against Seminaire St-Francois.

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Celebrating 20 years of women’s tennis at the Bell Challenge

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Photo: Danielle Burns

After two days of qualifications, five Canadians, Olympian Aleksandra Wozniak, up-and-comer Eugénie Bouchard (wildcard), Stéphanie Dubois, Marie-Ève Pelletier and Heidi El Tabakh, were left to compete in the singles tournament during the Bell Challenge.

Strong Celtic Men Wear Kilts

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Photo: Danielle Burns

Strong man Dirk Bishop explained to the crowd gathered on the Quebec High School sports field last Saturday when the Celtic Festival joined forces with VEQ’s Fall Fest, that he is “not just some guy who likes to wear a skirt in public.” In fact the “skirt,” actually a kilt, worn by Bishop is an ancient Cameron tartan.

No ordinary cyclists

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Photo: Bill Cox

Getting installed for lunch at a picnic table at the Jacques Cartier Park in Cap Rouge, I noticed two young women arrive with heavily laden bicycles. My ingrained curiosity urged me on to meet them. Their smiles, in answer to my salutation gave me the opening I needed to find out more about them.

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