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Local football player picked by two American University NCAA Division Two teams

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Photo: IMG Football Academy web site

Quebec City native Edward Godin Gosselin, an 18-year-old defensive lineman who formerly played on the St. Patrick’s High School team, is flying high these days. After his outstanding performance at the IMG Madden Football Academy in Florida this summer, Gosselin was invited to join two American University NCAA Division Two football teams.

Jeffery Hale Friends’ Foundation Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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 Golf! Dinner!

Private viewing with Lord Stanley’s Cup for two CQSB students

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Photo: Ed Sweeney

The annual pilgrimage of hockey’s most prized possession stopped in Quebec City last week. Proudly carrying the Stanley Cup into the region was Boston Bruin forward, Patrice Bergeron who helped propel the Bruins to Stanley Cup victory over the Vancouver Canucks in this year’s NHL finals.

Swatch FIVB World Tour puts Quebec City on international sports scene

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Finalists compete for the gold and silver medals men’s teams from the United States. Photo: Maire White

A young cancer patient, returns to Quebec City with good news

After a year-long battle with rhabdomyosarcoma, a very rare and aggressive form of cancer, Shawn Bélanger, 20 ,will return home to Quebec next week with good news: two months of clean scans.

QHS Student drafted in First Round of the QMJHL

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This past Saturday, the QMJHL held its entry draft at the Coliseum Desjardins in Victoriaville. Over 200 hockey players from Quebec, the Maritimes and the United States were vying for spots on the 17 teams in the league.

Thank you

I would like to express my gratitude to the cycling community and other residents of Quebec City for their warm welcome to me and my children last week. We returned to Quebec to participate in the Tour du silence and the Bruce S.

Somebody has the money, don't they?

Hockey team, what hockey team?

      Looks like a new (old) hockey team in Winnipeg is almost a done deal. They followed the rules , they got a new stadium ( paid mostly for by private money) and they're certainly as enthusiastic as Quebec City fans, if not more. Hockey is a great money maker for any city that has a team and I think it would be great if we had one here.

Champlain St. Lawrence College awards its top athletes

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Photo: Emilie Lacasse Pelletier

The top athletes of Champlain St. Lawrence College were honored last Thursday evening during its annual sports banquet. Many athletes were given awards for their academic performance as well as their athletic performance.

Sports Contest in St-Lawrence College

Louis-Phillipe Brouillette Wins the Contest and $40

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Move for MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS !

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Last SaturdayApril 9, 2011 was held a volleyball tournament at the ''Polyvalente Benoit Vachon'' to collect money for the multiple sclerosis. Four students Alexandra Duclos, Stéphanie Ross, Audrey Royer Roy and Kassandra Jacques from St-Lawrence college organized this event as a part of a school project.

College Hockey Playoffs: St. Lawrence Wins In Quarterfinal Action and Advances to Semifinals

Hockey Lions swept Lionel Groulx last weekend in two straight games to win their quarterfinals. Next up for the Lions a semifinal matchup against St-Laurent beginning Friday April 1st in Ancienne-Lorette

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Photo: Christian Brosseau

With play-off fever starting to build, the Saint Lawrence Lions eliminated College Lionel Groulx in two straight games in a best of three series played this past weekend. Both teams met on five occasions during regular season play. The Lions won all five contests, outscoring their rivals 34-14.

Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf aspires to Kraft Hockeyville title

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The Kraft Hockeyville 2011 campaign is well underway with activity and excitement in beautiful Saint-Raymond, located a picturesque 30-minute drive north-west of Quebec City on Highway 367.

Quebec hosts hockey’s up-and-coming

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For over 50 years, Quebec City has been the host of the most important minor hockey tournament in the world, The Quebec International Pee Wee Hockey Tournament. The competition, which was held at the Pepsi Coliseum, ended on February 20 and featured more than 2,600 of hockey’s brightest young stars from 16 countries.

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going”

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Photo: Bill Cox

This is what came to mind when I saw the canoe on the St. Lawrence River at the Immigration Wharf (Cap-Rouge) or, more specifically La Plage Jacques Cartier. They were practising for the Winter Carnival race to be held at the end of this month and a second race in February. They will be crossing the river and back from Quebec to Levis.

Quebec hosts 98th edition of the International Curling Bonspiel

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2011 marks the 98th edition of the Quebec International Bonspiel

Quebec City billet families keeping the Peewee Tournament running smoothly!

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As Bonhomme Carnaval prepares to bring down the curtain on the world’s largest winter festival, hockey players begin their annual pilgrimage to the Mecca of Peewee Hockey which takes place at the Pepsi Collisée from February 10 to 20. The Quebec International Peewee Tournament has been called the greatest event in minor hockey history.

Quebec High School Burns Up the Soccer Provincial Finals

Expectations were high this year for the Senior Blazers soccer team of Quebec High School as

Quebec High School Burns Up the Soccer Provincial Finals

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Expectations were high this year for the Senior Blazers soccer team of Quebec High School as they went to the finals while also playing host to the regional championships on their home field against the St-Jean Eudes Condors.

After an impressive 4-1 win in the semifinals over St. Louis, fans and players were eager for an exciting match last week.

Laval Rouge et Or quarterback Bruno Prud’homme throws a pass

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Photo: Yan Doublet - Laval Rouge et Or quarterback Bruno Prud’homme throws a pass during Sunday 62-0 Laval rout of Bishop’s University at the PEPS Stadium.  See story, Page 5.

Laval routs Bishop’s to repeat as Quebec League champions

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The Laval Rouge et Or are Quebec University Football champions again.

The Rouge et Or Sunday at PEPS Stadium in Ste. Foy assured themselves the conference title and home field advantage throughout the playoffs with an easy 62-0 win over the second place Bishop's University Gaiters.

Champlain St. Lawrence Honors Student-Athletes

The Champlain St. Lawrence College Athletics Department has announced its list of 71 athletes who were able to maintain an 80 percent average or better in school while lettering for the Lions in the Winter 2010 semester. The name of each athlete is followed by the sport he or she plays and the school they attended before arriving at Champlain St. Lawrence.

Next stop, Quebec Kebs, for well-travelled coach

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One team, the Gary, Indiana Steelheads of the old Continental Basketball Association, folded just before it was to start the 2006 playoffs. A second team, the Wichita Kansas Bombers of the All-American Professional Basketball League, didn't get nearly that far in 2005, the entire league going under following a pre-season tryout camp in Montana.

St. Lawrence Hockey: Perfect record in September

In a one-sided offensive surge, the St. Lawrence Lions men's hockey team recorded an 8-3 victory over College Lionel-Groulx. After opening the season with two consecutive wins on home ice, the Lions lead the standings of the Quebec Provincial Collegiate Hockey League.

Big league hockey on the city’s mind last weekend

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Big league hockey of sorts returned to the city over the weekend with a preseason game between the Montreal Canadiens and a team masquerading as the New York Islanders at Le Colisee.

The game drew a sellout crowd of over 15,000.

Fourth shutout in five games enables SLC win over CEGEP Jonquière

Betchi Nkodo's second half strike put the finishing touches on a 2-0 win for St. Lawrence College men's soccer team over CEGEP Jonquière. Brice Aminou scored a lucky first goal for the Lions, who received another another shutout for goalkeeper Justin Savoie and his defence.

There's only one National Sport in Quebec, and it ain't Hockey!

Go Canadiens, Nordiques Go

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[Video] See St. Lawrence Lions goals vs. Jonquière

Rouge et Or win opener

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Photo: Jay Ouellet, Julian Feoli Gudino no. 83 catches a pass this past Saturday.  Laval’s Rouge et Or football team opened their season Saturday  with a 50-9 win over the McGill Redmen in front of 13,000 fans at the PEPS stadium in Ste. Foy.  Sebastien Levesque set the tone with 143 yards rushing and two touchdowns.

Lady Lions fall short despite valiant effort

After actually taking a 2-1 lead near end of the first half, the Champlain St. Lawrence College Lady Lions gave up four consecutive goals, bowing 5-2 to their more experienced opponents from CEGEP Ste. Foy in their inaugural match.

The match was the first for a women's soccer team from SLC in 18 years.

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