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Fighting Irish U17 sweep hockey showdown in Rimouski

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Photo: St. Patrick’s High School

The St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish Under 17 (U17) Majors came back from Rimouski with two wins in two games in the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire (LHPS).

On Nov. 15, Jérémy Boudreau, Storm Blackned and Elijah Nuktie each scored one goal, contributing to St. Pat’s 4-3 shootout win over the Sélects from École secondaire Paul-Hubert of Rimouski.

SLC Lions teams enjoy a winning weekend

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Photo: SLC Lions

If you should cross paths with a CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence athlete in the city, you might see him or her wearing a big smile. The reason? The Lions sports teams are enjoying a winning month of November.

Rouge et Or basketball season now underway

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Photo: ULaval

With the football, soccer, and rugby seasons over, it is now time for basketball at Université Laval.

On Nov. 16, both the women’s and men’s teams had their home openers at the Amphithéâtre Desjardins against the Concordia University Stingers. In front of 1,350 rowdy fans, the Laval teams had great opening games but left disappointed after the second one.

Carabins end Laval’s hold on the Dunsmore Cup with 25-10 win

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Photo: Yan Doublet - U Laval

The Université Laval Rouge et Or football team chose the wrong time to play their worst game of the season. At stake was the Dunsmore Cup and, in front of a home crowd on Nov. 9 at Stade TELUS, the Rouge et Or lost 25-10 to the Carabins from Université de Montréal.

St. Pat’s Juniors lose football conference final

Playing in their first ever Eastern Conference Division 2 final, St. Patrick’s High School Junior Fighting Irish were no match for the Condors of the Externat Saint-Jean-Eudes. They lost 51-19, on Nov. 2. It was the Condors’ fourth straight Eastern Conference championship, and they are still undefeated.

Rouge et Or women capture first national rugby championship ever

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Photo: Greg Kolz - USports

The Université Laval Rouge et Or women’s rugby team defeated the Queen’s University Gaels 22-14 to capture its first USports national championship.

Dunsmore Cup: for the 11th time, it will be Laval Rouge et Or and Montreal

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Photo: Mathieu Bélanger-U Laval

For the 11th time in the history of the Dunsmore Cup, the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) conference final will be between traditional rivals – the Université Laval Rouge et Or and the Université de Montreal Carabins – on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. at Stade TELUS. The game will be televised on TVA Sports.

Lions basketball and hockey teams undefeated over the weekend

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Photo: St. Lawrence Lions

Both CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence basketball teams won their home openers on Nov. 1, while the hockey teams came back from the Abitibi region with two victories.

The women’s and men’s basketball teams played their first games of the season at St. Lawrence last Friday. Both teams were hosting the Cégep Garneau Élans.

SLC Lions hockey team gets back on the winning track

Zachary Bordeleau and Hugo Guillemette each scored one goal and added one assist to lead the CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence Lions hockey team to a 4-2 victory over the Dragons from Collège Laflèche (Trois-Rivières) on Oct. 27, in Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) action.

Fighting Irish Juniors earn spot in Eastern Conference final

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Photo: Luc Lang

For the second straight season, the St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish junior football team met the Laser from École secondaire Les Sentiers, in the regional playoffs. But unlike 2018, when the Laser beat the Junior Irish in the Eastern Conference championship and also handed the Green and White their only loss of the season, this year was totally different.

Laval rugby women fall (again) to Ottawa in RSEQ championship

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Photo: Mathieu Bélanger - U Laval

For the third straight year, the Université Laval Rouge et Or women’s rugby team lost the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) conference final to the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees. This year Laval lost by a score of 25-15 on Oct. 25 at the Stade TELUS.

Rouge et Or cross-country running and Lions basketball

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Photo: Mathieu Bélanger- U Laval

Jean-Simon Desgagnés of the Université Laval Rouge et Or defended his cross-country conference title in front of a big crowd on Oct. 26 on the Plains of Abraham, when he led his team to its ninth consecutive RSEQ banner.

St. Patrick’s Junior football team makes regional playoffs

The St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish Junior football team could have used the following motto for their last game of the season: “Win and we’re in!”

Rouge et Or wins first place and home field advantage

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

The Université Laval Rouge et Or football team captured the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) conference championship by defeating the Université de Montréal Carabins 16-3, in front of a record crowd of 19,381 spectators on their home field on Oct. 20. The win also means the Rouge et Or will have all their conference playoff games at home.

SLC Lions golfers bring home four CCAA national titles

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Photo: St. Lawrence Lions Facebook page

The CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence Lions’ golf teams capped off the 2019 season in a sensational way. Playing at the 2019 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) national championship, the women’s and men’s teams finished in first place at their tournaments to bring home two Canadian titles.

Capitales, Can-Am teams merge with Frontier Baseball League

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Photo: Frontier League website

The Quebec Capitales are moving to a new league. On Oct. 16, Bill Lee, the commissioner of the Frontier Baseball League, made the official announcement in Washington, Pennsylvania, that the Can-Am League would join the oldest independent baseball circuit in 2020.

SSQ Quebec City Marathon a runaway success

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Ontario’s David Mutai out-paced all competitors on Oct. 13, completing the 42.2-kilometre SSQ Quebec City Marathon in 2:25. Caroline Shaw from Virginia won the women's race in 3:06.

St. Pat’s Junior football team at the door of the playoffs

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Photo: Luc Lang

The St. Patrick’s High Junior football team is one step away from making the playoffs, in the RSEQ Eastern Conference. On Oct. 12, the Fighting Irish Juniors won 27-8 over the Corsaires from École secondaire of Pointe-Lévy, on the south shore.

Remparts hockey, Bataillon football and Capitales baseball news

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Photo: Luc Lang from QCT archives

The Quebec Remparts, of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, are having a great start to the month of October. After wins in Charlottetown and Saint John earlier this month, the Diables Rouges came back home this past weekend and won both games.

Université Laval football and women’s rugby news

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Photo: Nathalie Martin - U Laval

The Université Laval Rouge et Or football team played one good half of football and that was all it needed on Oct. 12 to cruise to an easy 39-3 win over McGill University at Montreal’s Percival-Molson Stadium.

High school and Major Junior football, Lions hockey

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Photo: St. Patrick’s Fighting Irish Facebook page

In high school football action, the St. Patrick’s High Junior football team lost a heartbreaker to the Blizzard du Séminaire Saint-François 16-14, in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures on Oct. 5, after three straight wins to start the season.

The loss puts the Junior Fighting Irish tied for sixth in the Eastern Conference, with two games remaining in the regular season.

St. Pat’s hockey teams open 2019-20 season with three wins in five

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Photo: Luc Lang

The St. Patrick’s Fighting Irish hockey teams started the 2019-20 season in the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire (LHPS) on a winning note. All their games were played at the Complexe Honco in Lévis on Oct. 4 and 5.

The Under 15 majors (U15) split their first two games of the year while the Under 17 (U17) majors lost their third game of the weekend after winning two matches.

Rookie Thomas Bolduc leads Laval in easy win over Concordia

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Photo: Mathieu Bélanger - U Laval

The Université Laval Rouge et Or football team, led by first-year student Thomas Bolduc as quarterback, routed the Concordia University Stingers 74-0 in front of 9,151 fans at the Stade Telus on Oct. 6.

Bolduc, who made his second start in a row, completed 23 of his 30 passes for 252 yards.

St. Pat’s hockey teams preparing for another season

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Photo: Luc Lang

The St. Patrick’s High School hockey teams will start their third season in the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire (LHPS) on Oct. 4, at the Complexe 2 Glaces Honco in Lévis.

The LHPS (Quebec’s version of the American hockey prep school league) is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

High school, university and Major Junior Football League action

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Photo: St. Patrick’s Fighting Irish Facebook page

The St. Patrick’s Junior Fighting Irish football team defeated the Dragons from the Polyvalente de Saint-Georges, 20-9, on Sept. 29. The victory is the third for the Junior Irish in as many games. On Sept. 21, they took care of the Arsenal from Académie Saint-Louis, 23-7.

SLC’S Élizabeth Labbé wins gold at RSEQ golf championship

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Photo: CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence Lions

CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence golfer Élizabeth Labbé won the gold medal at the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec golf championship played on Sept. 28 and 29 at the Club de Golf Lorette, in Loretteville.

Second GPCQ win for Australian Michael Matthews

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

A light breeze kept Quebec City cool on the mild and sunny morning of Sept. 13. The racecourse, which starts and finishes in front of Place George-V, gave the international cyclists quite a challenge in the 10th Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec.

Carabins stop Rouge et Or’s winning streak at 14

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Photo: Nathalie Martin - U. Laval

The Université Laval Rouge et Or football team saw their winning streak stop at 14 on Sept. 14, when they lost 23-18 to the Carabins of the Université de Montréal on the Carabins’ home field. This was the first time in their last six meetings that the Rouge et Or lost to the Carabins.

City sports briefs: hockey, football

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Photo: Luc Lang from QCT archives

The Quebec Remparts will start the 2019-20 season with two games on the road this week.

On Sept. 20 in Victoriaville, the Remparts will take to the ice for the first time this season, against the Tigres.

The next day, Sept. 21, the team nicknamed the Diables Rouges will go further west; they’ll be travelling to Drummondville to play the Voltigeurs in an afternoon contest.

Irish Juniors kick off the 2019 campaign with an impressive win

The St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish Junior football team started the 2019 season on the right foot with an impressive 51-22 win over the Centaures from École secondaire La Courvilloise of Beauport. The game was played on Sept. 13 in Beauport.

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