All posts tagged "OCAA"

  • The teams, the fans and the Holy Spirit

    A red bristol board at the main entrance of Redeemer University College reads ‘This Week in Ancaster’ in large hand-written bubble letters. Underneath that was...

  • The art of freerunning: parkour

    Freedom can be simple. It’s walking up to the edge of the rail and staring down the barrel of your next trick and knowing the...

  • 50 years of OCAA

    Short shorts, low sneakers, afro hairstyles and a bunch of players trying to emulate Wilt ‘The Stilt’ Chamberlain – 50 years ago this is what...

  • The come up: started from the recreational system

    On the night of the 2015-2016 OCAA Men’s Basketball Awards banquet, Jaz Bains sat confidently waiting for his name to be called, and it was...

  • Going past 50

    George Brown College intramural/recreation coordinator Alex Barbier in 1968, but left in ‘69 for a NHL career. While playing for the LA Kings, Barbier had...

  • sweaty road trip: how far we’ll go

    Travelling with and documenting an OCAA team was an ambitious idea from the get-go. There wasn’t an easy way to go about it. Cambrian said...

  • Dental defence

    Remember back to the days of riding a 5-speed full throttle down the street. Legs pedaling faster than the tires would spin, shoulders down and...

  • From north, west and back

    Cambrian is a college with over 11,000 full and part-time students in Sudbury. For athletes to compete against the rest of the province, the team...

  • Getting to know the dance teams in the OCAA

    The dancers gather in a circle on the floor and rise as one like a flower blooming. Without even looking at each other, the girls...

  • The invisible opponent

    Lucia Kalmeyer, a volleyball player at Durham College, suffers from anxiety and depression, and says that being a student-athlete takes a toll on her, and...