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ORLÉANS CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on June 6 and 7 and from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 in the Centrum Blvd. Festival Plaza. Presented by Orléans Festivals and the Heart of Orléans BIA featuring craft beer from 29 different craft brewers. Food vendors will include Orléans own Meatings BBQ. Live music all three days. For more information visit

THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ presented by the Ottawa School of Theatre at the Shenkman Arts Centre. This is an all ages production. Showtimes June 7 at 7 p.m. and June 8 and 9 at 2 p.m. Tickets $17.50 for adults and $12.50 for children and students. For more information visit

ORLÉANS OUTDOOR MARKET from 12 noon to 6 p.m. in the Ray Frield Centre parking lot on Tenth Line Road. Come meet local vendors and artians from across the east end.

4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Shenkman Arts Centre on Centrum Blvd. Food trucks, music, live perfomances, dancing and hands on activities for the whole family.

CARIVIBE BLOCK PARTY from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Orléans Festival Plaza on Centrum Blvd. featuring an All-Star International D.J. Lineup, Caribbean food, dancers and the Kids Carnival Village. Visit the Latin Street Party stage and enjoy Bachata, Kizomba, Salsa Romantica and Latin Dance Workshops, brought to you by A.S.A Dance Production. Advance tickets $15.00. Kids 12 and under FREE. Tickets can be purchased by visiting


(Posted 2 p.m., Oct. 25)
Peewee, mosquito Bengals teams advance to NCAFA semi-finals

By Fred Sherwin
Orléans Online

Orleans Bengals running back Peter Sobowale breaks free for a long run against the Gatineau Vikings in the first round of the NCAFA Playoffs on the weekend. The Bengals won the game 20-8. Fred Sherwin/Photo

Orleans runner Stephane Montpetit went into Sunday’s Ottawa Fall Colours Marathon in Cumberland hoping to qualify for the Boston Marathon for a fourth time.

The Orleans Bengals mosquito and peewee football teams have both advanced to the National Capital Amateur Football Association A-Cup semi-finals after winning their respective playoff openers last weekend.

The peewee team put in a solid effort against the Nepean Eagles at Millennium Park on Saturday, Oct. 21, rolling to a 38-10 win behind a three touchdown performance by running back Khalid Campbell.

Quarterback Luciano Diaz had a strong game as well, throwing a pair of two-point conversions to Leelen Anthony, and a third to Jordan Tjepkema.

Diaz also set up his team’s first touchdown with a 43-yard pass and run play to Anthony, and he ran the ball in on a quarterback-keeper in the fourth quarter that was capped by a successful point after attempt by offensive lineman turned kicker Ty McRae.

The Bengals’ fourth touchdown was scored by Anthony on a running play in the third quarter after cornerback Jaylen Guy picked off an errant Eagles pass and returned it to Nepean’s 11-yard line.

The peewee team will face the Bell Warriors (7-1) in the A-Cup semi-finals this coming weekend. The other semi-final will see the Myers Riders (8-0) take on the Cornwall Wildcats (6-2).

The Bengals have yet to face the Warriors whose only loss came against the East Ottawa Generals on Sept. 24.

The mosquito game between the Bengals and the Gatineau Vikings was a little closer than the peewee game, at least for the first half.

After a scoreless opening quarter, the Bengals broke the 0-0 deadlock midway through the second stanza on a 45-yard run by Tristan Johnson. Johnson then converted his own touchdown to give the Bengals an 8-0 lead heading into the halftime break.

The second half got off to an inauspicious start for the Bengals as the home team fumbled the ball away on their first possession. They would make up for the mistake on their next series, capping a 53-yard drive with a 23-yard touchdown by Peter Sobowale. A missed opportunity on the conversion play would make the score 13-0 in favour of the Bengals.

The Vikings responded with a 60-yard pass completion from Felix Antoine Lavoie to Jahim Kabongo on their next possession. A two-point convert by Gabriel Furtado would cut the Bengals’ lead to 13-8. (At the tyke and mosquito levels, a kick is worth two points and a play from scrimmage is only worth one-point.)

The Bengals would eventually put the game out of reach on a 53-yard touchdown run by Johnson just inside the three minute mark to make the final score 20-8.

Next up for mosquito squad are the Kanata Knights (6-2) who beat the Nepean Eagles 38-18. The other A-Cup semi-final will pit the Cornwall Wildcats (8-0) against the Cumberland Panthers (5-3) who upset the West Carleton Wolverines (6-2).

The Bengals have yet to play the Knights this season. The Knights’ two regular season losses came against the Nepean Eagles in Week 1 and the Cumberland Panthers on Sept. 23. The Bengals only loss was a one point defeat at the hands of the Wildcats also in Week 1.

(This story was made possible thanks to the generous support of our local business partners.)




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