Curler Owen Ross didn’t just watch the 2010 Olympics, he became inspired. Canada was able to take home 14 gold medals on home soil in Vancouver, including one in the men’s curling event. It was that latter one that sent the then-10-year-old into a new sport. “It was watching that,” the 16-year-old said. “I watched […]
Curler Sherry Middaugh now has her sights set on the future after a quarter-final defeat in Europe. The Victoria Harbour, Ont., native’s next competition will be the second event of the Grand Slam of Curling, the Masters, held in Truro, N.S. Her team will look to make it through the quarters for the first time […]
Glenn Howard made his dream a reality this curling season. He is looking to compete in the 16th Brier of his illustrious career, alongside a new teammate, his son Scott. The Midland, Ont., native shared how special it has been to have this once in a lifetime opportunity. “It’s a cliché, but it really is […]
Sherry Middaugh will look to stay in the house, even though she’s a long way from home. Alongside Jo-Anne Rizzo, Lee Merklinger, Leigh Armstrong, and Lori Eddy, Middaugh will be competing at the Women’s Masters Basel event beginning Oct. 9 in Switzerland. The veteran curler’s team makes an annual trip across the pond, but it […]
The Kentucky Wildcats have become very familiar to top-end Canadian basketball talent. After adding Mychal Mulder earlier this year, and expected 2015 NBA draftee Trey Lyles last season, they increased their collection Wednesday evening when Jamal Murray declared he will be part of the Big Blue Nation for the upcoming season. The 6-foot-5 guard out […]
BRAMPTON – The wait is over for fans of the Brampton Beast. The team announced Thursday evening that the Montreal Canadiens will be its NHL affiliate starting next season, signing a one year agreement with the historic, original six franchise, and its American Hockey League partner, the St. John’s IceCaps. This deal gives Montreal its […]
TAMPA, Fla. – Alexis Santiago is running blind to reach her Olympic dream. The Florida Tech freshman competed at the University of South Florida Invitational track and field event on Friday in the hurdling and relay competitions. Santiago pushes herself to the limit physically and mentally when she trains, all in the hopes of becoming […]
TAMPA, Fla – Roberto Cid is no stranger to the sacrifices that go with playing a Division I sport for a top-ranked university.
When he was 13, the family moved from the Dominican Republic to Florida so that the youngster could pursue a tennis career.
“My sisters wanted to study here and I wanted to play tennis and so because of those things, my parents decided to move here,” Cid said last Friday at the University of South Florida tennis complex.
When the children from Saint Brigid Catholic School line up in the hallway at the East York Arena, they can thank Angelo Moutoulas for the day’s winter class skating trip. “I love the community. I love being at the rink,” Moutoulas said. “Whenever you can do something positive, do it.” For several years now, Angelo Moutoulas and his son George, at The Real Edge Pro Shop, have volunteered their time and talent to Saint Brigid as skate-sharpeners.