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Local runner sixth in nation

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Photo: CCAA, 2008

Mostly renowned for the quality of its basket-ball and hockey teams, Cegep St. Lawrence also offers strong programs in a variety of sports, as proven by two of its female students’ remarkable performances at the latest national college-level cross-country championships.

SLC steals Thunder’s thunder

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

Rouge et Or Vanier Cup bound

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Photo by: Jay Ouellet The Université Laval football team celebrate their Uteck Cup win over the University of Calgary Dinos 59-10. The win qualifies the Rouge et Or for entrance into the Vanier Cup national finals in Hamilton on November 22.

Overcoming Obstacles with X-Country Running!

Two St.Lawrence students shine at National X-Country Championships in Kingston, Ontario.

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Photo: CCAA, 2008

Mostly renowned for the quality of its basketball and hockey teams, Cegep St.Lawrence also offers a strong program in a variety of sports, as proven by two of its female students' remarkable performance at the latest national college-level X-Country championships. The competitions, which took place on Saturday, November 8th, were hosted by St.Lawrence College in Kingston, Ontario.

Saint Lawrence Lions Offense Too Much For Philadelphia Thunder

Facing their American opponents from the City of brotherly love, famous for its Liberty Bell and recent World Series victory, the Saint Lawrence Lions overpowered their rivals in every aspect of our great Canadian game.

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

Although the visitors traveled first class in a 5 star bus equipped with sleeper couches and kitchen, the Lions battled fiercely reminding their rivals that zamboni breaks provide the only refuge in their building.

Tennis for life: the importance of sport and fitness for all ages

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Photo: Bill Cox

Sports activity has been an important part of my physical well being during my life and has kept me active even today as a retiree. Cross-country skiing, jogging and cycling were my principal activities with a little badminton and tennis every now and then.

SLC Lions show “grit, speed and toughness” in Ohio

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Photo: QCT archives

The long hours coasting on smooth interstate highways 81 and 90 were spent watching movies, studying and catching interrupted power naps as they came. Our boys prepared for battle in conditions that recalled those of the endless minor league tours taken by Paul Newman and the Charlestown Chiefs in the classic movie Slapshot.

Women’s rugby takes off in QC, as the Rouge et Or vie for Provincials

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Photo: Yan Doublet

Two lines of scratched and scraped women from the University of Ottawa rugby team shuffle-stepped to Western country music following a devastating 47 to 0 provincial semi-final loss to the Université Laval Rouge et Or on Saturday.

SLC golfer wins national championship

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Photo: courtesy of Christian Brosseau

Anne-Catherine Tanguay sank a birdie putt on the 18th hole of the last round to win gold in the individual competition at the Nationals, while helping her team win the silver in the team standings.

Lions Come Back From Golf Nationals with Individual Gold and Team Silver

Anne-Catherine Tanguay sank a birdie put on the 18th hole of the last round to win gold in the individual championship, while helping her team win the silver in the team standings.

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Photo: Christian Brosseau

SLC men win seventh provincial title in nine years

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Photo: Christian Brosseau

The St. Lawrence golf team totally dominated the recent provincial championships, finishing in first place with a cumulative score of 1198 over four rounds, 112 shots better than their closest rival, Cegep Outaouais.

QHS alums tee off in Ont.

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Photo: Joan Guay

Friday, September 26 brought members and friends of the Quebec High School Alumni together in Vineland, Ontario, for another wonderful round of golf.  How nice to see Barbara Boden, along with Dave and Marion Blinco and Bruce Laurie join us on this special day, all the way from Quebec City.

Quebec High School Alumni Golf Tournament in Vineland, Ontario

 

CQSB Cross-Country Run

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CQSB Cross-Country Run
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Place          Name             School                  Bib #    Time

And they’re off ...

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The start of the Pre-Mosquito girls elementary cross-country run.  The event, held annually, draws schools from across the Central Quebec School Board.

Another Provincial Golf Title for the St. Lawrence Lions

The Lions Golf team defended their Provincial crown with success and that for the seventh time in the last nine years.

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Photo: Christian Brosseau

By Christian Brosseau

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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Photo: Scott French

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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Photo: Dominique Routhier

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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Photo: Jean Robert

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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Photo: Marc Sanche

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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Photo: Dave Rouleau

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

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