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Minister praises Paralympic team

Minister of State Gary Lunn this week praised the 2010 Winter Paralympic team members and Jean Labonte, the sledge hockey captain, on being named Canada's flag-bearer at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony in Vancouver on March 12.

SLC athlete wins award

Champlain Saint Lawrence College's Veronique Johnson has been named the top student athlete in the Provincial AAA Collegiate Basketball League.

The league held its annual banquet last Saturday during the provincial championships held at Collège Ahuntsic in Montreal. The top athletes from the AAA Collegiate Basketball circuit were honored for their efforts on and off the court.

Kebs are struggling in a losing streak

Playing the league's best team is not the tonic for a nine-game losing streak, a lesson the Quebec City Kebs learned the hard way last Thursday. Even a change of scenery didn't help. The losing streak is now 10.

Modesty is important

As with many other Canadians, I am delighted with many of the outcomes of the recent Olympics games, especially, Sunday's exciting victory in men's hockey. I am, however, concerned with the extent of Canada's new attitude towards the importance of winning medals, especially gold medals. Neither the games nor the country are well served, in my opinion, by such a focus.

RazorSharks Take Down Kebs 102-89

The Quebec City Kebs' losing ways continue.

 

In a seesaw battle, the Rochester RazorSharks came out on top 102-89 as Glen Dandridge scored nine of his 19 points in the second half.

Québec runner entered in Napa Valley Marathon

Rodrigue Paradis, 55, a NVM entrant from Quebec, has registered almost 40 marathon finishes all over the world.

"For me, running marathons is the best excuse to travel with my wife, my faithful cheer leader," Paradis said. "As soon as a marathon is finished, I'm looking for the next one."

Kebs name new GM, lose again

The presence of a new general manager didn't help the Quebec City Kebs end their losing ways last weekend.

The coolest team in Israel comes to Quebec

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Photo: Chantal Bourgault

They practice in one of the only possible places in their country, traveling several hours to practice in one of the most disputed regions in the history of mankind.

How hard could this be?

Calgarian canoe team satisfied with results

"Wait ‘til next year!"

Russ Keber and the other members of his five-man will have to rely on that age-old rallying after finishing 18th or 19th out of 24 in the Sport class of Sunday's Course en Canot de Carnaval, the annual canoe race between the city and Levis that takes places during the city's annual Winter Carnival.

CQSB Basketball Tournament

Shawinigan High School will play host to the 11th edition of the Central Quebec School Boards Basketball Tournament this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Games will be played at Shawinigan High School and at Collège de Shawinigan.

Nineteen teams representing ten high schools will be competing for banners in three different categories.