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This game marked the second Capital Hoops win for the U of O women since it began in 2008. Although the Gees do not have a great record for the Classic, the U of O has finished ahead of Carleton in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) finals and at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) nationals for the past several years.

To say that this past week has been a good one for Karina Krueger Schwanke would be an understatement.

EVERY CASUAL FAN knows things like coaching, weight training, talent, and strategy are important factors in building a championship sports team, but one crucial ingredient is often overlooked: Recruiting. This week, the Fulcrum spoke to the Gees’ men’s basketball team’s two newest members about their games and the recruiting process. Cruising to the Garnet and …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE GEES LED an incredible season this year, with a record 16-consecutive-game winning streak, their first Capital Hoops victory ever, and to top it off, they managed to win the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) gold medal match against the Windsor Lancers—a team that beat the Gees at the last three …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff “WORDS ARE, IN my not-so-humble of opinions, our most inexhaustible source of magic.” Yes, those wise words were spoken by Professor Albus Dumbledore, headmaster of the fictional school of wizardry in the world of Harry Potter. But over the past weekend, they could just as easily have been applied to …

ON MARCH 3, the University of Ottawa women’s basketball team (19-3 regular season, 3-0 playoffs) was called to the centre of the court to accept the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) trophy after winning the gold medal match against the previous OUA champions the Windsor University Lancers (20-2 regular season,2-1 playoffs). “I think that is the …

DESPITE A ROUGH start, the University of Ottawa women’s basketball (19-3 regular season, 2-0 playoffs) team came out on top in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semifinal match against the Brock University Badgers (15-7 regular season, 1-1 playoffs) 63-49. The first half of the game saw the Gees uncomfortable on their own court. Fifth-year centre …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff “WHO DOESN’T LIKE swinging swords?” Marc-André LeBlanc, second-year student at the University of Ottawa and veteran épéé fencer, explained fencing is a lot more than just waving around a blade, although it’s fun to think so. The University of Ottawa fencing team transcended club status on Feb. 11 and 18 …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE 2011–12 VARSITY playoff season is almost at an end. The University of Ottawa Gee-Gees have had a good season, but as of now, only two teams remain in the running for a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) spot. The Fulcrum gives you the rundown of how our teams did in …

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