Sports

  Foolproof fitness ANYONE WHO HAS explored the depths of my pantry knows I am a cereal fiend. Cereal is good for you and it tastes good—the perfect combo. Am I going to eat a bowl of Life every morning for the rest of my, well, life? No! I like to switch it up here …

Men’s soccer team funds charitable campaign with tournament proceeds The University of Ottawa Gee- Gees’ men’s soccer team recently capped off their 10th year as a competitive club, and head coach Dave Piccini feels this year’s sea- son has been a great success. “In the last two years, we’ve really taken a step forward with …

Women’s hockey team suffers loss to Carabins ALTHOUGH THEY SUFFERED a loss that Saturday night, the women’s hockey team was proud of their perfor- mance against the top ranked Montreal Carabins (5-1-1, RSEQ) on Nov. 12. The Gee-Gees (2-6, RSEQ) took the ice with fierce confidence, but the squad couldn’t shake off Montreal’s second-period lead, …

  Ultramarathons take competitive running to a new level ABBOTSFORD, B.C. (CUP)—IF YOU’RE A longtime competitive runner, what hap- pens when you have conquered the marathon? An ultramarathon, by definition, is any running race over the marathon distance of 42 KM. The most common distances are 50 KM, 100 KM, 50 miles (about 80 KM), …

From the sidelines ON SATURDAY, NOV. 12, I jumped on a 10 a.m. Greyhound bus to Montreal with the Fulcrum’s art director. It was a tight fit with my computer, book bag, and his pho- tography equipment, but we made it on. Two hours later we arrived—and boy, was I excited. You have to understand …

Women’s soccer team claims third in Canada THE GARNET AND Grey took a road trip to Montreal to compete in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) champion- ships last weekend at Percival Molson Stadium. With their spirits high and a regular season record of 12-1-3, the women’s soccer team was one of the top contenders for …

Act fast and save on a season of snowy fun NOW THAT THE temperature has dropped below zero, there’s absolutely no denying it: Winter is on its way whether you like it or not. If you consider yourself a snow bunny, or find you have a tendency to romp around outdoors in the winter rather than staying huddled up inside, then this is the …

Foolproof fitness MY FIRST YEAR in Ottawa, I flat out refused to adapt my activities to the cold weather. I had grown up on the West Coast, where skiing, golfing, and surfing were perfectly normal ways to spend a December afternoon. Thus, I thought nothing of it when I pulled on my thin layers of …

Gees beat Queen’s and RMC THE UNIVERSITY OF Ottawa men’s hockey team (5-4-1) took a step in the right direction this weekend. The team succeeded in going 2-0 during a two-game home faceoff against the Queen’s Golden Gaels (5-3-1) on Nov. 4 and the RMC Paladins (2-7) on Nov. 5. The team was unable to muster any offence during …

Men’s and women’s swimming teams beat two of three THE COMPETITION WAS tight as the Gee-Gees faced off against Carleton University,  the University of Guelph, and Queen’s University at the quad meet hosted by the University of Ottawa swimming team on Nov. 4. The Gee-Gees fought hard and showcased their aquatic abilities by beating Carleton and Queen’s in team scores, losing to Guelph …

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