Third base and outfield coach Jared Lemieux is the team’s in-house hype man, always ready with a smile, a piece of bubblegum, a fist bump, and some dancing.
As the summer heats up (literally) the Champions hitters are following suit. The past few series have seen fewer runners left on base and more consistent production when they need it most. Halfway through the 2018 season, Ottawa is still sitting in last place, but in such a small league, anything can happen as summer gets hotter.
Up next in a series of interviews with Ottawa Champions players and staff is Ottawa’s own Sebastien Boucher.
Contest: Win tickets to see Ottawa Fury FC play Toronto FC at TD Place this Wednesday, July 18.
The dog days of summer have arrived and, with temperatures above 30 degrees in the forecast all weekend, we can brace ourselves for another hot one in the capital. In addition to a guaranteed heatwave of a weekend, it is also guaranteed to be a fun one, with a long list of great goings on to get out there and enjoy.
Hal Lanier, the Ottawa Champions manager, lives and breathes baseball. He is a friendly encyclopedia of baseball minutiae and has probably already forgotten more about the game than any of us will ever even know.
After the hullabaloo and heatstroke of the long weekend has passed, we are faced with another beautiful weekend in our city, and no limit of ways to fill it. Bluesfest starts with a bang on Thursday night and rolls right on through the weekend. If Lebreton Flats is not your destination of choice, mix it up a little bit with a poutine in Gatineau, a soccer game, some classical music or a Shakespeare play for a little culture.
Nothing is more Canadian than a few beers and burgers outside with your buds, on a sunny July 1st. This year, don’t bother organizing your own backyard ‘do, just head to RCGT Park where the beer is cold, the burgers are fully loaded, and the entertainment is provided.
Match Preview: Ottawa Fury FC in tough versus upstart AS Blainville side in Canadian Championship tie—06.27.18
The home-away series winner advances to play Toronto FC in the semi-final.
The solstice is upon us! Summer has officially arrived in this beautiful city and festival season is just in time to celebrate the change of seasons.
Organizers are hoping for 300 kids to participate in a free football camp with NFL stars. They do not need to bring equipment.
You do not have to bring a dog in order to sit in the pet section, if this is a burning question you might have had.
The Champions start this month with back-to-back-to-back series at RCGT Park.
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Ottawa Fury FC kicks off against Bethlehem Steel FC at TD Place this Friday, May 25th at 7pm.