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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.