Sports

Creation of Sports Services Advisory Committee sparks discussion IN FEBRUARY, THE Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) will partner with Sports Services to create the Sports Services Advisory Committee. The committee will meet three to four times per year and review student feedback regarding sports activities and services at the university. “[The committee …

Worst attendance award Gee-Gees spirit lacking, but those who came remain faithful   10,523, 8,074, 7,565, and 7,022. What is this group of descending numbers? Is it the number of pizza slices sold at Scotiabank Place during the Capital Hoops Classic? Is it the number of tweets accumulated throughout the games? No, it isn’t any …

Women’s basketball team wins Capital Hoops Classic FOR THE LAST five years the Carleton University Ravens (8-5) have won the prestigious title of Capital Hoops Classic victor. But tonight, it was the Gee-Gees’ turn. To the sounds of erupting fans, the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees (11-2) held on to the ball like their lives depended …

  Third-period thrashing Men suffer defeat to Carleton in Capital Hoops Classic A HARDWOOD SHOW DOWN Wednesday evening resulted in disappointing results when the men’s Gee-Gees (8-5) basketball team suffered a 74-34 loss to the Carleton Ravens (13-0), currently ranked first in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) East. The first half started out with a …

Gee-Gees beat University of Toronto in men’s hockey ON JAN. 8, the Gee-Gees (12-7-1) took on division rivals at the University of Toronto Varsity Blues (9-6-3) at the Minto Sports Complex in the Gees’ first home game since Dec. 3. Despite the game being the Gees’ third in five days, the University of Ottawa team …

Tae cardio workout packs a punch “PUNCH, KICK, AND block your way to a great workout,” promises the Gee-Gees website. “Using martial arts and boxing techniques, your instructor will guide you through an intense cardiovascular training session.” The intensity left me gasping for breath, and will become a regular part of my workout routine rotation. First impressions I brought along a …

Foolproof Fitness THE MONTH OF January is somewhat bittersweet for me. By the time the first week rolls around, my stocking has been reduced to nothing more than a sad sock of empty wrappers. Like every other student, I am scratching my head in wonder at the fact that, yes, midterms are coming up in …

Matt Nelson and Catherine Traer join Garnet and Grey WHILE MANY ATHLETES were studying for exams, their coaches spent the winter months searching for new team members for the following year—and the basketball program was successful. Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams have gathered their first recruits of 2012. Signing on at centre Peterborough native Matt Nelson is so far the highlight of the University …

Snowballs versus sledding verus skiing versus snow fort building AS THE GEE-GEES’ season comes to a close, students may be wondering how they’re going to get their sports fi throughout the holidays. Well, no need to worry; there are plenty on winter activities available to even the poorest of students. But which one should you …

Foolproof fitness IT’S THAT TIME of year again—time to board a plane, hop on a train, or jump in a shady rideshare to head home for the holidays. While I am happy my hometown of Vancouver offers me some temporary separation from the library and lecture halls of the University of Ottawa, I am also …

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