7:30 p.m., Jan. 9)
unveils Teams of the Year for 2015
By Fred Sherwin
has unveiled its choices for male and female High School
Team of the Year and Minor Sports Team of the Year for
selection of Female High School Team of the Year came
down to the St. Peter Knights varsity girls rugby team,
which came a try short in their quest for the OFSAA provincial
championship in June; the Louis-Riel Rebelles varsity
girls hockey team which won the schools seventh
straight National Capital championship last February;
and the Louis-Riel Rebelles senior girls soccer team which
won the OFSAA AA title last spring.
the winner is... the Lady Rebelles soccer team. The OFSAA
championship was the schools third AA soccer crown
in the last six years.
Louis-Riel Rebelles senior girls soccer team
was the 2015 NCSSAA and OFSSA AA champions.
Male High School Team of the Year was the St. Peter Knights
junior boys football team which went undefeated in winning
the city championship, which they dedicated to assistant
coach Mike Heney who died from a heart attack on the eve
of their first game.
Male Minor Sports Team of the Year was also of the pig-skin
variety. The Cumberland Panthers peewee team went undefeated
for the second year in a row in successfully defending
the NCAFA A-Cup championship.
many of the first year players on the team, the A-Cup
win was their fourth NCAFA championship in five years.
It also improved their record during that period to 53-1.
Cumberland Panthers peewee team went undefeated
for the second year in a row and successfully
defended the NCAFA A-Cup championship. File
Female Minor Sports Team of the Year is the Cumberland
Cobras U13 Academy team which lost just once in 14 ERSL
regular season games and four ERSL Cup games on their
way to winning both championships.
also became the only Cobras team to make it to the Ontario
Cup semi-finals where they lost 2-1 to the eventual winners.
lone regular season loss was a lightning shortened 1-0
result at the hands of Ottawa South United.
Play was suspended due to lightning midway through the
second half with OSU leading 1-0. Rather than follow ERSL
protocol and allow 30 minutes to pass before resuming
play, the referee called the game and let the score stand.
Another game, which had been going on at the same time,
did resume play after a 30 minute delay and was played
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