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SLC Honours its Athletes

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Photo: Christian Brosseau

Cegep Champlain-St. Lawrence held its annual sports banquet last month. Athletes were honoured for their athletic talents as well as their academic performance.

The 2008 athlete of the year award was presented to Kathleen Keller.

World Hockey Championships to win attendance bronze

The IIHF World Hockey Championships in Quebec City and Halifax has been successful thus far in attracting hockey fanatics from around province, the country and the world. The tournament is poised to become the third-best attended IIHF World Hockey Championships ever, but will unlikely beat the record set in Prague in 2004.

Glasgow Rangers to coach at QHS

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Soccer players at Quebec High School are about to experience the Scotland Rangers difference. The Rangers, a pro soccer team, have partnered up with QHS to offer training to students and coaches.

QHS soccer coach William Hush has big dreams for his favourite sport in his adopted country.

Winning conditions enable SLC to bring back a hockey/study program

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Photo: Christian Brosseau

Cegep Champlain-St. Lawrence has found a solution to its hockey woes. The St. Lawrence Lions will be a member of the America East Hockey League (AEHL) and offer students a chance at completing their studies and playing a season of junior collegiate hockey.

QHS Blazers complete perfect seasons

The weekend of March 29 and 30 was an exciting and memorable one for the Quebec High School Bantam and Senior Boys AA basketball teams.

Gary Lynch on winning team

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Quebec City physical education teacher Gary Lynch won’t soon forget this year’s CARHA Hockey World Cup. He and his team had the hometown advantage at the Colisée.

Storybook weekend for Spartans at small schools tournament

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The Stanstead College Senior Girls basketball team did it again this past weekend, this time at the Bailly Small Schools Provincial Tournament at Bishop’s College School. And this time they did it in storybook fashion.

Lady Lions come out with two big wins

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

In a battle for a spot in the provincials, the St. Lawrence Lady Lions clinched two very important wins on the weekend.

Trailing by 10 points in the third quarter of their first game, the Lions eventually came out with a 61-57 win over the Diablos of Trois Rivières. Kathryn Bariault and Gabrielle Côté-Caouette had hot hands with a combined 29 points for the Lions.

Central Québec basketball tournament a success, except for the bill

Several Central Québec School Board commissioners were unimpressed at having to fork out over $2,000 to rent space at the Base Valcartier sports centre for their annual basketball tournament.
The tournament, which changes facilities each year, was hosted by Dollard-des-Ormeaux School, located on the base.  

BonjourQuébec.com team takes 400th race in sport category

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Photo: Jeaneth Welstead

Captain David Blair’s BonjourQuébec.com ice canoe team forged its way to the front of the line to pick up first place in the sport category of Sunday’s annual Winter Carnival race on the icy St. Lawrence River.