Chelsey Gotell: From the pool to the front office

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Nine years after winning Parapan Am gold in the pool in Rio, Chelsey Gotell has returned in a much different role for the Paralympics. No longer an athlete herself, the 12-time Paralympic medallist and five-time Parapan Am medallist is giving back to a new generation of Paralympians as Vice-Chair of […]

Darda Sales is wheelchair ball’s veteran rookie

UPDATE: Darda Sales made the Paralympic team and will compete in Rio this September. One of the newer members of Canada’s women’s national wheelchair basketball team is fighting to earn a spot on the roster, even though she is a world-record holding, gold medal winning, Paralympic champion. Darda Sales overcame a farm accident that took […]

Swimmer Gordon Michie is determined to qualify for Rio

UPDATE: Michie did indeed qualify for the Paralympics at the April trials and will represent Canada this coming September. TORONTO – Gordie Michie has his sights set on the Paralympic games in Rio this summer. The 22-year-old para-swimmer, who set a new Canadian record and won gold in the 200-metre men’s individual medley earlier this […]

Canadian Paralympian continues her swim to success

UPDATE: Roxon will represent Canada at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio this September.  TORONTO – For Canadian Paralympian Katarina Roxon it’s time to take the next step. The 23-year old, who won gold in the 100-metre breaststroke at the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games, wants to capitalize on the high of winning in front of a […]

Family values inspire junior infielder to education and sport

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Dondrae Bremner is a promising and ambitious prospect who knows what he wants. Bremner, 16, was selected to the Canadian U18 junior national baseball team after impressing scouts and head coach Greg Hamilton at the annual Toronto Blue Jays Tournament 12 held at the Rogers Centre last September. Being chosen to […]

USF Pep Band helps lead team to 1st-round at AAC tourney

ORLANDO, Fla.– There were several recognizable faces within the University of Southern Florida Bulls men’s basketball entourage last Thursday. Assistant coach and NBA all star Rod Strickland was there, as was DeMarcus Cousins’ brother, Jaleel, and former Kentucky assistant coach and Harlem Globetrotter Orlando Antiguam, now the Bulls’ head coach. But the University of Southern […]

Oshawa’s Lysyk takes high school success to Saint Leo

ST. LEO, Fla. – Canadian Zach Lysyk is working on taking the success he found in high school into his career playing NCAA Division II lacrosse at Saint Leo University. Lysyk, from Oshawa, Ont., who has two goals and one assist in six games this season, attended Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School where the […]