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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.

SLC impressive in AA Men’s 3-0 win over CEGEP Ste. Foy

The Champlain St. Lawrence College men's soccer team had better luck that their female counterparts to start their season, cruising to a 3-0 victory against CEGEP Ste. Foy.

Situation of Hockey in Quebec: Habs Should Take Leadership Role

The debate regarding the lack of francophone, and more specifically Quebec-born, players drafted by the Montreal Canadiens has persisted for quite some time. And, for those who believe that the franchise has a significant responsibility towards the French language and Quebec hockey, this summer has certainly provided fuel to the fire.

Capitales’ Cate Pitcher of the Week

It's getting to be an old song, but Les Capitales de Quebec enjoy hearing it.

For the fourth consecutive week and the seventh time this season, a pitcher for Les Capitales has been named Can-Am League Pitcher of the Week.

The winner this time is Troy Cate, who shined in two separate appearances last week. This is the second time in three weeks Cate has won the award.

Gaelic football Saturday on the Plains of Abraham

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Photo: Les Patriotes de Quebec

City youth will get an education Saturday in Ireland's most popular sport - Gaelic football - courtesy of Les Patriotes de Quebec. The team is inviting youths 12 to 17 to participate in an initiation match, which will serve as a kickoff of sorts for this year's fifth annual Quebec Celtic Festival.The festival itself won't begin until September 10.

Les Capitales clinch first half, look to playoffs

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Photo: Les Capitales

Their first-half Can-Am League title safely tucked away, Les Capitales de Québec can relax for the second half of the season.

"We'd really like to finish first," said Pat Scalabrini, first-year manager of the defending league champions. Doing so would assure the team of home field advantage throughout the playoffs. "We want to win (the championship) at home."

Skating cross-country for cancer cure

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Photo: www.DontStopBelieving.ca

Dan Cloutier, 21, of Winnipeg, lost an uncle three years ago to a rare form of cancer. This summer, he decided to do something big to fight the deadly disease.

Refreshing Lake Cinconcine

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Photo: Cox Family

We were literally transported from the sweltering Sainte-Foy heat last Friday to beautiful Lake Cinconcine in the mountains of the Mauricie region.

Second oldest son Dennis invited my wife and me, our daughter Gail and our third son Andrew to his fishing camp at a private club on the lake.

Rusch Player of the Week in Can-Am League

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Photo: Les Capitales de Québec

Les Capitales de Quebec Pitcher Mark Rusch has followed a strong June with a fast start in July.

Rusch was named Pitcher of Month in the Can-Am League, where Les Capitales have a solid hold on first place for the first half of the season. Rusch authored two strong outings to open July, earning him Pitcher of the Week honours.

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