Sports

High turnovers may equal high success Varsity football is a game of turnovers, both on the field and on the roster. Following a solid 2010 season in which the Garnet and Grey (7-1) played host to the Yates Cup, this season’s edition of the men’s football team is looking a little raw with a large rookie class and a …

Men’s basketball team picks up their game in NCAA exhibitions THEY TUMBLED, TOPPLED, and some even tripped—the Aug. 25 exhibition game against the St. Louis Billikens was not meant for the passive-aggressive. A small group of dedicated fans watched as the University of Ottawa’s men’s basketball team fought valiantly opposite their American NCAA Division-I counterparts in Montpetit Hall. Although the Gees were unable to …

Boston Bruins GM pays tribute to alma mater with Stanley Cup visit Stanley Cup champion. Let those words sink in for just a minute, because the six-year general manager has just been too busy to do so. Ever since June 15, 2011, the night his Boston Bruins defeated the Vancouver Canucks in game seven of the Stanley Cup finals, Peter Chiarelli has been on the …

Smart menu choices that can keep your weight down LET’S FACE IT: the only effort students put toward exercise after a long day of torturous three-hour summer classes is the walk from the classroom to a patio. After all, summer is best spent relaxing with some friends while enjoying a burger or two. Patios are …

Gee-Gees explore their altruistic side Months before the first tip-off of the 2011–12 season, the Gee-Gees men’s basketball team has already begun to make their mark in the community. The team braved the summer heat and volunteered their time to the Foundation to Fight Obesity in Children’s Third Annual Golf Tournament on June 20. While …

Registration woes frustrate even the most dedicated athletes IN THE GENERATION of online shopping, direct deposits, and automatic payments, who has the time to whip out their bank card and stand in line for over an hour to purchase a product or service? Captains wishing to sign up an intramural team, that’s who—not that they …

A short history of the OFA “OHHH, ARE YOU sure you wanna put the ball through there? You’re gonna get stuffed!” “Oh yeah, well maybe your mom’s gonna get stuffed later! What do you think about that?!” Although foosball may seem like a game requiring so little strategy and skill that even a bunch of …

Internationally acclaimed sports could have a chance in Ottawa WHILE WE MAY love our hockey here in the nation’s capital, a crowd can be hard to come by for a team trying its hand at any other sport. Take the ill-fated fandom of the Ottawa Rough Riders, for instance. Without a solid football following, the …

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