Sarah Nolette

Since 2008, the non-profit organization has been run by the skaters, grouped into three awesomely-named home teams: the Slaughter Daughters, Riot Squad, and the Prime Sinisters; and two all-star teams: the Vixens and the Sirens.

The Gee-Gee swimming teams had an exceptional weekend Feb. 5–7 at the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships, where the men finished fourth and the women in fifth.

“Our best kids were not our best kids at the half, and we put a little on the line at halftime,” said head coach Andy Sparks. “We really talked about accountability, and how players have to step up in this situation, and I really thought in the second half they did.”

Looking back at the history of the Capital Hoops Classic, the Ravens have defeated the Gee-Gees more often than not. With both Gee-Gee basketball teams winning against the Ravens earlier this year, they are set to have an interesting match-up against their cross-town rivals. The Capital Hoops Classic is Friday Feb. 6, beginning with the …

Both the Gee-Gees and Ravens were five and three after the first half of the season. Carleton was hot off a three-game winning streak, but the Gees were the better shooting team with 41 per cent compared to the Ravens’ 36.

Now a Gee-Gee alum, set to graduate in the spring in psychology and philosophy, Biocchi now trains solo. He’s self-motivated every day to overcome hard workouts and bad races. His training is intense and requires every last bit of focus to perform at his highest level during practice.

Last year, two University of Ottawa students began what they hope will be the “unifying” initiative for student athletes in need of mental health resources. Women’s basketball shooting guard Van Slingerland who went through her own mental illness two years ago, and co–founder graduate Samantha DeLenardo are now hosting Make Some Noise in order to educate coaches, athletes, and sports administrative population about Student Athlete Mental Health Initiative (SAMHI).

Photo courtesy of Sarah Nolette  The Gee-Gees synchronized swimming teams did exceptionally well at the McGill Invitational, and have high hopes for the new year. The garnet and novice teams stood out with a second place standing, and the novice duet finished first at the tournament. “We are always at the pool trying to perfect …

The garnet and grey’s defence has to stay resilient, and their passing needs to get to the setter position in order to have quality kills. The team has to make it more difficult for their opponents if they want to have success later in the season.

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