Labour Day is the last day of work for the Boys of Summer, as the Ottawa Champions wind down a roller coaster season this weekend at home. Consider this your last chance to catch the team before the long, cold offseason.
The season’s wind down is upon us and the days are growing shorter. Thankfully for all, this holiday weekend is a day longer than typical and we can enjoy another late summer’s night.
Ottawa Fury FC takes on Penn FC at TD Place on Saturday August 25. Kickoff is at 7pm.
From Pride to House of PainT and everything in between, this weekend goes to show that even though summer is winding down, Ottawa is just as busy as ever.
Ovarian cancer affects an average of 2,800 women in Canada each year, and is one that escapes early detection. TealFest hopes to help change that by raising funds ahead of the Ottawa Champion’s game on Saturday August 25.
If you ask Julian de Guzman, he’ll tell you he’s pretty happy with where his squad is at right now. Coming off a 2-0 win on Wednesday against the Richmond Kickers, Ottawa sits 8th in the USL Eastern Conference with 10 games left to play. This is after starting the season winless in six (of […]
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.