Friendship gives edge to Immaculata as playoffs begin

By Vanessa Lee
They practice four hours a week, play games twice a week and travel to tournaments on the weekends.

Add it all up, and it may come close to the amount of time members of the Immaculata Saints senior girls’ volleyball team spend together off the court. What makes this team special, the players insist, is that the bonds that translate onto on-court success are evident off the court as well. read more

Continue reading

Speedskaters struggle for ice

By C. Gary Greenham

Speed skating’s popularity is growing in Ottawa, but the availability and quality of skating facilities haven’t kept pace.

While Ottawa does have speed skating facilities, people involved in the sport say ice surfaces that are up to standard are often tied up with other sports while the quality of others is questionnable. read more

Continue reading