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The Ottawa Sports Pages’ final edition of 2021 is now available!

The Ottawa Sports Pages’ December 2021 edition — our seventh and final newspaper of the year — is now available!

Copies of the newspaper can now be found at all of our public pickup locations, listed here.

You can also read the e-edition of the paper here or on issuu:

You can also read the full slate of stories that ran in the newspaper on our website. They include:

By Ethan Diamandas:
From rivals to teammates, curlers Lisa Weagle and Dawn McEwen set to rep Ottawa in Beijing
Ottawa’s star soccer sisters dominating Ontario youth ranks
After heartbreaking U Sports title loss, Carleton soccer embraces roster turnover
Rugby Canada ready for reset after challenging international matches
National silver medallist Gee-Gees women’s rugby turns attention to encouraging social change off the field
Rattray, Canada shut out by U.S. in Rivalry Series game at TD Place
Weidemann, Blondin snatch medals at Calgary’s long-track World Cup

By Charlie Pinkerton:
Gratitude a driver in AJ Osman’s pursuit of basketball stardom
A silver lining that one of Ottawa’s top young gymnasts took from the pandemic
Long-absent fencing facility opens at Saint Paul University

By Martin Cleary:
Luke Strickland, Christian Voyer confident, but anxious for world youth sailing championships
Game-ending single the difference for Nepean Eagles bantam football team
Gloucester athletes earn two medals at Skate Canada Challenge

By Dan Plouffe:
Ottawa Lions U18 girls capture team gold by 1 pt at home XC nationals
Ottawa Sport Council wraps up 2021 Rebound series, says next big local sports challenge is volunteer fatigue

YMCA-YWCA Teams and Athlete of the Month:
—Athlete of the Month: Kathryn Grant
—Team of the Month: Louis-Riel Rebelles’ boys soccer teams

We hope you enjoy reading our latest edition. We would also like to wish you Merry Christmas, happy holidays, and a happy new year!

Sports Pages staff plan to take a break of our own until the beginning of January.

Thank you for reading and supporting us this past year.

We celebrated our 10th anniversary in 2021. We’ve also recently launched our new fundraising program, the Ottawa Sports Pages Fund. It gives readers the ability to directly contribute to funding our journalism for the first time.

If you believe in what we do and would like to directly support our independent, community-focused journalism, you can donate by credit card here, and learn more about the Ottawa Sports Pages Fund on this page.

Donations, up to a maximum of $5,000, are being matched by the Ottawa Community Foundation, and you’ll receive a tax receipt upon contributing.

Sports Pages Editor Charlie Pinkerton

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