Sports

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 …

University training builds some muscle STUDENTS AT THE University of Ottawa have access to the university’s gyms, and with that come discounts for sport and fitness services—including the use of a personal trainer. Adrien Stotesbury is a personal trainer at the U of O and a recent human kinetics graduate. His chosen profession was based on a knee injury …

From the sidelines FOR SOME, THE change in seasons means rummaging in your closet for a scarf or a hat, getting out your thick sweaters, and ensuring you always have cash on hand for a hot beverage. However, for sport fans at the U of O, it means something different altogether. As soon as we …

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