Thursday Aug. 6, 2020

Aug. 6, 2020

9 juillet 2020


Upcoming events

AUG 6 – ORLÈANS FARMER'S MARKET from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ray Friel Centre parking lot on Tenth Line Road. Local farmers and artisans gather to offer their produce and artistic creations to the general public.

AUG 8 – CUMBERLAND FARMER'S MARKET from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the R.J. Kennedy Arena on Dunning Road in Cumberland Village. The Cumberland Farmers' Market features a variety of local area producers bringing you fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits, specialty foods, homemade treats and a variety of artisan goods, on a weekly basis.

AUG 8 – NAVAN FAIR UPSIDE DOWN PARADE from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the Navan Fairgrounds. Drive-thru the fairgrounds and view the various floats and exhibits on display.

AUG 15 – DAPO AGORO FOUNDATION SYMPOSIUM from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. The Dapo Agoro Foundation for Peace was created in memory of Dapo Agoro, a promising young man who was murdered after intervening to halt a fight. He died trying to make peace.


Former St. Matt Tiger named CIS second team All-Canadian
By Fred Sherwin
April 1, 2020

Brooklyn McAlear-Fanus was recently named a second team All-Canadian after completing her fifth and final year with the University of Ottawa Gee-Gee’s. PHOTO TIM AUSTEN / THE CHARLATON
Former St. Matthew Tiger Brooklynn McAlear-Fanus became only the third Ottawa Gee-Gee female basketball player to receive All-Canadian honours last month when she was named to the Second Team of All Canadians for 2019-2020.

The fifth-year Gee-Gees point guard led the nation in assists this past season and was a First Team OUA All-Star for the second year in a row. She ranked eighth in the league in scoring with 15.8 points per game in addition to her nation-leading 6.8 assists per game.

As her Gee-Gees career comes to an end, McAlear-Fanus established a new team record for assists in a career – 424. She surpassed the one hundred assist mark in each of the last three seasons with a career high of 135 this season.

As the team's point guard and ball distributer, McAlear-Fanus was instrumental in her team setting a new school record of 78.5 points per game.

In addition to her scoring and assists, she also set career highs in field goal percentage (40.8) and three-point percen-tage (33.8).

Defensively, McAlear-Fanus was fifth in the conference in steals per game at 2.1, and set a career high with 6.8 rebounds per game. She also recorded Gee-Gee’s first ever triple-double with 19 points, 13 assists, and 10 rebounds on Jan. 18 against Ontario Tech at Montpetit Hall.

McAlear-Fanus’s ball distribution abilities allowed the Gee-Gees to lead the OUA in field goal percentage, and score a team record 78.5 points per game. The Gee-Gees, with final regular season record of 18-4.

Unfortunately, the Gee-Gees hopes of reaching the CIS U-Sports Final 8 came to a premature end when they lost to the Ryerson Rams in the OUA semi-final.

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





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