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Rusch Player of the Week in Can-Am League

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Photo: Les Capitales de Québec

Les Capitales de Quebec Pitcher Mark Rusch has followed a strong June with a fast start in July.

Rusch was named Pitcher of Month in the Can-Am League, where Les Capitales have a solid hold on first place for the first half of the season. Rusch authored two strong outings to open July, earning him Pitcher of the Week honours.

Les Capitales cruising as first half nears end

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One significant off-season acquisition didn't make the grade; another sits injured after a strong start.

Yet Les Capitales de Québec sit solidly atop the Can-Am League standings as the first half of their schedule reaches its final stages. Following an 8-1 win Monday over the Worcester Tornadoes, Les Capitales held a five-and-a-half game lead over the second place Brockton Rox.

QHS Blazers end basketball season with three gold medals

"We had a good year," said Quebec High School Basketball Coach Ed Sweeney, "with exciting teams living exciting moments. Looking at 2009-2010 results, I'm optimistic about next year."

The QHS Junior boys (secondary 3) won the regional championship by defeating the Ecole secondaire Les Pionniers April 11. The score was 44-32.

Les Capitales open defense of Can-Am League crown

A marching band will be among the surprises in store for the fans at Stade Municipal Thursday as Les Capitales begin their defense of the 2009 Can-Am League title.

Stoneham resident wins Hope Scholarship Award

Mikaël Grenier, was awarded the 2010 Hope Scholarship from the Friends of the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres committee. The 17-year-old professional race car driver from Stoneham is currently racing for Andersen Racing in the 2010 Star Mazda Championship series in North America.

Les Capitales hold open tryouts

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Max Poulin was a shortstop on the move when he arrived at Stade Municipal for a tryout with Les Capitales about a decade ago.

Failing to catch on here, he went on the road to look for a job, finally landing in Winnipeg, where his defensive ability earned him a reputation as a solid ballplayer with a a long career with the Winnipeg Goldeneyes of the Northern League.

Champlain St-Lawrence College Awards its top Athletes at the Annual Sports Banquet

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Photo: Martin Beaumont

Champlain St- Lawrence honored its top athletes on Thursday evening during it's annual sports banquet. Many athletes were given awards for their academic performance as well as their athletic performances.

Juneau wins Big East golf title for Louisville

Former Champlain Saint-Lawrence College student Sara-Maude Juneau, of Quebec City, won her first Big East championship, helping the University of Louisville women's golf team capture its fourth Big East Conference championship last week at the Innisbrook Resort in Florida.

Another win for SLC Lions Hockery Team

The St. Lawrence Lions Men's hockey team defeated the Sorel Rebels April 11 in the Men's Collegiate Provincial Hockey Championship by the score of 3-2.

Capitales: New manager to defend league title

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Photo: Capitales de Quebec

They'll be missing one of their key pitchers from last year's Can-Am League championship team and their manager has moved to the front office, but the Quebec Capitales are approaching the 2010 season with a steady hand.