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(Posted 2:30 p.m., Jan. 17)
Visual Arts Centre Orléans celebrates 10th anniversary
By Fred Sherwin
Orleans Online

It's been 10 years since a small group of east end artists got together and opened the Visual Arts.Centre Orléans in the Orléans Recreation Centre. That first year they ran two courses and had 20 students.

See story

(Posted April 17)
Gloucester-Cumberland Stars return from provincial championships empty handed
Heading into the provincial girls hockey championships on the weekend, the Gloucester-Cumberland Stars had high hopes with no fewer than five teams in contention for a possible medal. See story

Championship weekend provides thrilling end to House League season
The Gloucester Hockey Association wrapped up its 2006/07 House League season on the weekend with finals in 19 different divisions from Novice C to Juvenile A. See story

Cumberland Jr. Grads claim Atom A championship banner
The Cumberland Jr. Grads ended their season on a high note Saturday, downing the Blackburn Stingers 2-1 to win the GHA Atom A House League championship. See story

(Posted April 16)
Gloucester Synchro enjoying competitive resurgence
After a couple of lean years, the Gloucester Synchro Club is enjoying a competitive resurgence of late. At last month's Eastern and Atlantic Divisional Championships, the club's Tier 6 junior and senior teams qualifed in three different events for the upcoming Canadian Open Championships. See story

(Posted April 14)
Bédard shuts down Royals despite control problems
Navan native Erik Bédard posted his second win of the young major league season on Friday, holding the Kansas City Royals to just one run over six innings despite allowing at least one baserunner in each of the first five innings. See story

(Posted April 9)
Bédard picks up first win of the season against Yankees
Navan native Erik Bédard rebounded from a dreadful performance in the Baltimore Orioles season opener to beat the New York Yankees on Sunday. See story

(Posted April 5)
Colonel By swamps Canterbury to win varsity girls water polo championship
The Colonel By Cougars varsity girls water polo team wrote a perfect ending to a perfect season Wednesday night, downing Canterbury High School 6-4 to win their first city championship since the inception of a water polo program at the school in 2001. See story

(Posted April 4)
Gloucester- Cumberland Girls Hockey captures six post seas on championships
Girls hockey continued to make significant strides in the far east end this season with no fewer than seven competitive and four house league teams making it to the championship round in their respective divisions. See story

Gloucester-Cumberland ringette teams earn four post season titles
The National Capital ringette season came to an end on Sunday with four Gloucester-Cumberland teams winning their respective post season championships. See story

(Posted April 3)
Navan hurler has rough outing in season opener
For the first three innings against the Minnesota Twins last night, Navan native Erik Bédard lived up to all the promise and expectation that had been placed on his shoulders coming out of spring training camp and then disaster struck. See story

Cumberland Barons Major Midget team ends season on a high note
The Cumberland Barons Major Midget AA squad ended their season on a positive note last week by making it to the final of the Léo Boivin AAA Showcase tournament in Prescott. See story

(Posted Feb.66 )
Gloucester Wolverines strike gold at senior boys tournament
The Gloucester Wolverines demonstrated their depth at the Major Midget level by winning a gold and bronze medal in the Gloucester Cumberland Basketball Association's senior boys tournament on the weekend. See story

(Posted April 1)
Minor Bantam RepB
Orleans Blues complete playoff sweep with win over Nepean Raiders

The Orleans Blues were the picture of perfection on Saturday as they completed a six game sweep through the playoff with a 4-2 win against the Nepean Raiders. See story

Major Atom A
Gloucester Rangers fall short in bid for Major Atom 'A' championship

After twice staving off defeat against the Gloucester Rangers in the ODMHA Major Atom 'A' final, the Goulbourn Rams saved their best for last to win the championship in the fifth and deciding game. See story

(Posted March 31)
Major Peewee RepB
Orleans Blues championship quest comes to heartbreaking end

The Orleans Blues season long quest or the ODMHA Major Peewee RepB championship came to a heartbreaking end on Friday night thanks to a powerplay goal scored late in overtime by the West Carleton Wolverines. See story

(Posted March 27)
Minor Peewee RepB
Blackhawks wrap up Minor Peewee RepB championship

The Gloucester Blackhawks wrapped up the Minor Peewee RepB championship in convincing fashion Monday night, knocking off the number two seed Nepean Red Raiders 4-0 to win the title in two straight games. See story

Minor Bantam RepB
Gloucester Blackhawks claim Minor Bantam RepB crown

The Gloucester Blackhawks Minor Bantam Rep B team completed an impressive playoff run on Monday, downing the Mississippi Thunder Kings 5-3 to win their first to four points final series, four points to zero. See story

Major Midget AA
Fourth seed Sting derails Rangers bid for Major Midget AA championship

Before the weekend began the Gloucester Rangers had the Ottawa Sting right where they wanted them. The regular season champions were up 4-2 against the number four seed in their first to six point series and momentum was clearly on their side. See story

(Posted March 26)
Minor Midget A
Minor Midget A Rangers win third straight ODMHL championship

In minor hockey the ability to string together two or three championships in a row is a rare accomplishment, especially at the 'A' level where half the roster can change from one season to the next. See story

Minor Bantam A