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Local football player picked by two American University NCAA Division Two teams

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Photo: IMG Football Academy web site

Quebec City native Edward Godin Gosselin, an 18-year-old defensive lineman who formerly played on the St. Patrick’s High School team, is flying high these days. After his outstanding performance at the IMG Madden Football Academy in Florida this summer, Gosselin was invited to join two American University NCAA Division Two football teams.

Private viewing with Lord Stanley’s Cup for two CQSB students

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Photo: Ed Sweeney

The annual pilgrimage of hockey’s most prized possession stopped in Quebec City last week. Proudly carrying the Stanley Cup into the region was Boston Bruin forward, Patrice Bergeron who helped propel the Bruins to Stanley Cup victory over the Vancouver Canucks in this year’s NHL finals.

Swatch FIVB World Tour puts Quebec City on international sports scene

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Finalists compete for the gold and silver medals men’s teams from the United States. Photo: Maire White

A young cancer patient, returns to Quebec City with good news

After a year-long battle with rhabdomyosarcoma, a very rare and aggressive form of cancer, Shawn Bélanger, 20 ,will return home to Quebec next week with good news: two months of clean scans.

QHS Student drafted in First Round of the QMJHL

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This past Saturday, the QMJHL held its entry draft at the Coliseum Desjardins in Victoriaville. Over 200 hockey players from Quebec, the Maritimes and the United States were vying for spots on the 17 teams in the league.

Thank you

I would like to express my gratitude to the cycling community and other residents of Quebec City for their warm welcome to me and my children last week. We returned to Quebec to participate in the Tour du silence and the Bruce S.

Champlain St. Lawrence College awards its top athletes

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Photo: Emilie Lacasse Pelletier

The top athletes of Champlain St. Lawrence College were honored last Thursday evening during its annual sports banquet. Many athletes were given awards for their academic performance as well as their athletic performance.

Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf aspires to Kraft Hockeyville title

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The Kraft Hockeyville 2011 campaign is well underway with activity and excitement in beautiful Saint-Raymond, located a picturesque 30-minute drive north-west of Quebec City on Highway 367.

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going”

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Photo: Bill Cox

This is what came to mind when I saw the canoe on the St. Lawrence River at the Immigration Wharf (Cap-Rouge) or, more specifically La Plage Jacques Cartier. They were practising for the Winter Carnival race to be held at the end of this month and a second race in February. They will be crossing the river and back from Quebec to Levis.

Quebec hosts 98th edition of the International Curling Bonspiel

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Photo: Courtesy of the Fairmont Château Frontenac, from the CPR Collection
2011 marks the 98th edition of the Quebec International Bonspiel