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Paddler Enjoys Success Overseas By Gisèle Grignon


hile many kids his age were perfecting their burgerflipping skills this summer, Zachary Zwanenburg was showcasing his kayak flipping talents, in Europe, no less. The gifted Cornwall paddler is now ranked ninth overall following his foray in the Worlds Cup, held in France and Spain. In France, he placed seventh, his best of the three competitions he participated in. “I was hoping for better but I still feel pretty good about it,” says the modest 18 year-old. In Spain for the second event, in which he placed thirteenth, Zwanenburg admits he was having a tough time

adjusting to the locale. “With a little more time (to acclimatize) I may have done better but that’s the thing with the World Cup because you have an event every weekend. You just finish one event and you’re travelling to the next event.” By the final event, he’d evidently found his groove. “The last event in Spain was really fun,” he says. “The feature was a lot bigger than the previous events and it was a lot more challenging and most of the competitors’ scores went down, because it was so hard to paddle in but that’s what made it so much fun.” Although, he’s a well-travelled athlete, having competed recently in Slovakia and in Australia, this was the first time Zwanenburg competed on

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Next year will be Zachary Zwanenburg’s first time competing as a Supplied photo. senior, but he is looking forward to the challenge.

his own, without a family member or coaching staff. Not that he was lonely overseas. “Being with kayakers is just like being with a big group of friends. Everyone knows each other so once you get to a competition, no matter where it is, you just kind of get absorbed into this great, fun group of people. It’s a terrific atmosphere.” And he still managed some down time to enjoy the beaches and restaurants. Among the lessons learned from that international experience was dealing with challenges such as arriving in Barcelona sans baggage. “I had to borrow everything from the French kayak team,” recalls Zwanenburg, “It was really nice of them…and my stuff did show up, five days later!” Next year’s championships are much

closer to home, and so the chances of lost kayaks are slim to none: “The championships next year are on the Ottawa River. It’s going to be exciting. I’m going to be spending the next month or so training there (in addition to training in Valleyfield, Que). It’s going to be difficult for me because it’s going to be my first year competing as a senior. But having the experience from Europe should help a lot.” So should the local support he’s so appreciative of: “I really would like to thanks every person and business who’s helped me along the way, such as Cornwall Gravel, ActionSports Physio, Sandiline, Vajda Kayaks, Select Paddles and of course, my family.”

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une 28 was the fourth qualifier in the summer series of Nine Ball tournaments at Rack-Em-Up Billiards. A full field of 16 players showed up to take aim at the top prize for the day. With the three previous winners trying to repeat, thirteen players were hungry to get their first win of the series. Early first round match-ups were interesting as previous winner Kevin Thibeault headed to the “B” side. Things got even more interesting in the second round as Bob “sidecar” Label and Jeff Flemming both were handed losses putting all three previous winners on the consolation side. Justin Miller was on fire as he started by knocking two previous winners to the consolation side. Jacque Sauvé would cool down Justin to take the “A” side, guaranteeing him a spot in the finals.

Jody Roy and Justin “Killer” Miller were just two of the sixteen participants in the fourth qualifier in the Supplied photo. Summer Series at Rack-Em-Up Billiards.

It was clear that once again a new winner would be crowned in as many tournaments. Thibeault and Labelle would go home in ninth-twelfth place and Flemming ended his day in fifth-

For all players at all levels the lesson learned in this match is anytime you think there is a possibility of a foul you need to have a ref watching. Otherwise if there is a dispute and no

sixth place. Jody Roy ended Randy Mitchell’s day in fourth place only to finish third at the hands of Miller. This set up the re-match between Sauvé and Miller for the win. Justin “killer” Miller would be the fourth winner in as many events as he cruised through

7-3 for his first win of the season!! designated official, the argument is Congrat’s Justin!! automatically won by the shooter. On this day, the winnings were distributed as follows: Justin Miller-$160.00, Jacques Sauvé-$100.00, Jody Roy-$60.00 and Jeff Flemming -$40.00.


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The Top 10 Things I Love About Summer (Sports Edition)…

10. Smell of fresh cut grass on a baseball field. It reminds me of my youth and the daily trips to the neighbourhood park to try and hit it over the fence. I miss those days with guys named Corey, Terry, Ray, Randy and Donny (who was the first one to hit it over that fence). 9. Bicycle riding along the recreational path. I remember going to Long Sault when the rec path was first built. It remains a beautiful ride – although more difficult some 25 years later. 8. Playing street/road hockey. While it’s not as common as it used to be, it’s gone from me being a participant to enjoying referring

the neighbourhood kids. 7. Outdoor swimming. With all due respect to the Aquatic Centre, there’s nothing like an open air swim in a backyard pool with friends and family. 6. Boating along the St. Lawrence River. Doesn’t happen often but it’s a scenic ride along the river. 5. Playing pick-up hockey but being able to wear shorts and flip flops to and from the Benson Centre. 4. Playing fastball at King George Park. The clubhouse may be gone and the fastball league dwindling in numbers, but it’s still fun to lace ‘em up and touch ‘em all at the KGP. 3. Guessing the over/under when it comes to mosquitoes when playing soccer or softball at Optimist Park. 2. Golf. I’ll never be paid to play the game, but it sure is fun trying to get better. And the number one Thing I Love About Summer (Sports Edition)… Playing catch with my daughter. She’s old enough to throw it back with accuracy.

Peewee Celtics Rally Hard In Ottawa By Jennifer Gaudreau and Abi Fontaine


he Massey Place Peewee Celtics travelled to Ottawa twice recently and showed just how hard they can compete. During the final weekend in June the team competed in the Gloucester tournament. Their first game was against Kahnawake, and the Celtics came away with a 5-2 victory. The Celtics took an early lead, but ran into penalty trouble in the second, giving Kahnawake a chance to get back into the game, but they couldn’t put the ball into the net. In their second game the Celtics faced a strong Gloucester 1 team. The Celtics again ran into penalty problems, but fought hard, despite coming up on the short end of a 6-4 score. Game three was against the Guelph Regals, a strong “B” team, and that one resulted in a 9-2 loss. The Regals scored early and controlled the ball for much of the game. In their final game the opposition

was the Akwesasne 1 team, which made for an exciting, fast-paced game. The Celtics stayed largely out of the penalty box and on the strength of a strong defense and a motion offence they came away with a 5-4 win. A couple weeks later the Celtics played in the Nepean Knights Tournament. Their Thursday night game was against an eventual finalist, Nepean 2. It was a low scoring match, but the Celtics won 3-2. The Friday game featured Cornwall vs. Innisfil at the Bell arena. The game was a back-and-forth affair that ended in a 6-6 tie. Saturday morning pitted the Celtics against Sudbury. Celtics dominated the northern squad, and came away with a 4-2 victory. In the final game, Cornwall faced off against the other eventual finalist, Brampton 2. This time the result was a 4-2 loss. The team will be participating in the Provincials the first weekend in August. All the best to the Peewee Celtics!


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kateboarding is not just an activity for thrill-seekers. It takes years of practice to land even a simple trick, and many more to become something of a high-calibre master. Claude Regnier, who even after a recent operation, can’t stay away from skateboarding. “Since my last heart surgery in 2010, It was a little harder to get out and push myself to race,” he says. Since then, he has been hitting the gym, and practicing at his own skate park, Sk8. “My biggest problem is that my injuries have taken their toll (not from skateboarding) on my body. I was skateboarding for five days in a row for the first time in a long time last week.” Regnier has been hard at work creating a summer camp for anyone who wants to get into the sport of skateboarding. He says this year is more of an introduction on what to expect, “We plan on hosting summer camps leading up to and after the acquisition of the new skateboard park.” It’s not just summer he hopes to have a camp for, either. “My partner and I are once again looking for a place to operate an indoor skateboard park for at least the winter months,” he says. “If we manage to secure a location we will run classes and camps throughout the winter as well.” Unfortunately according to Regnier, enrolment is currently at a low for his program. “We always try to work with

a one to five or eight ratio when we do school groups, and are working with larger groups.” The entire camp will be held at the Optimist Skateboard Park. “It is presently the only one in town and actually quite suitable for teaching,” he says. For years, Regnier has been advocating for the use of a skate park built within Cornwall, and so far, he has received a great deal of support, “There is a subcommittee formed and we are working on it and expect to get a world class multi-use facility that will serve the local users and attract riders from around the world to support the local economy and the local businesses,” says Regnier. He is also advocating for the return of the Canadian Slalom Skateboarding Championship to return to the Nation’s Capital. The even was discontinued in the late 1970’s. “Over the last 11 years we have been running slalom events in Ottawa and added the Canadian National Championships to it back in 2006. We have wanted to bring the race to Cornwall for a few years and almost managed to do it on 2013.” Everyone has an inspirational person that got him or her into their sport, and for Regnier, there are several to choose from. “Back in the 70’s it was guys like Russ Howell, Richy Carrascco, Hester, Piercy, Hutson, Olson, Evans, Ransom and several others,” he says. “There were so many great skaters that paved the way including some gifted women,” he adds. Regnier’s business partner and girlfriend, Mary-Beth Lavoie, has been a big advocate in aiding him along the way throughout his career. “She has actually been the reason I can keep going sometimes,” he says. “She has always been a strong supporter, partner and confident that what I do will work out for the best! “She is a very caring individual and really works to get us in with groups because she knows there is a huge upside to our program.” In 2011, an indie film crew set out to document the trend of skateboarders across Canada. Regnier, was just one

of the people they contacted for an interview. “They contacted us in February and said they we’re coming to Ottawa to conduct some more interviews with me. When they arrived they told us that they had decided they were now doing the documentary featuring Bricin, Jody and myself. It was quite a change and I am sure I sat there with a deadpan look of awe.” He has nothing but good things to say about the two directors of the film, “Jaret Beliveau and Craig Jackson were great to work with and did an amazing job blending my story with the other two characters, as we are somewhat different with the same goal of making skateboarding better for the riders and the community.” In 2010, Regnier was inducted into the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame. His nominator was his girlfriend, Mary-Beth Lavoie. “Mary-Beth believed in me and submitted the nomination. I owe her for that as well.” Regnier has the prestigious honour of being the first, and so far only skateboarder to be inducted into the hall of fame. “Being the first skateboarder in the hall will hopefully inspire others to continue with their goals in whatever

they do.” When asked what pointers he has for newcomers, Regnier says to have protection, such as helmets, kneepads, and even wrist guards. “Figure out what type of [riding] you want to do. Take some lessons. Learn how to ride comfortably before worrying about tricks.” He also adds, “I have seen so many kids trying to learn the Ollie before they could roll 10 feet on a skateboard. Even if they are lucky enough to land it, they will likely fall pretty hard.” Age is usually an excuse some people use when it comes to trying new things. People who are older tend to put off things they want to do, and that goes double for skateboarding. “Age should never be an excuse for anything. Not everyone is able to do anything and everything on a skateboard,” Regnier says. “I decided a long time ago that there were certain things I would just not do on a skateboard. I have pushed the limits on most of the types of skateboarding that I do. If someone wants to learn and is scared then I would teach them a little differently.”

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ine years is a long time to wait for something, but fans of the Canadian Football League (CFL) in Ottawa will tell you that their wait was closer to twice that long. The much-loved Rough Riders ceased operation following the 2006 season, and of course there were four years of the debacle of the Ottawa Renegades (2002-2005), and really, for that period there wasn’t a whole lot to be proud of. Until now. CFL regular season football returned to the Nation’s Capital on Friday, July 18 when the expansion Ottawa Redblacks lined up with the Toronto Argos. While you wouldn’t call a single-point victory (18-17) a “storybook” beginning, a win is a win, especially when it is the first one. Okay, so maybe it wasn’t the most exciting football to watch. There was only one touchdown, and that was scored by Toronto. The important thing, the thing that attracted 24,326 fans, was that this wasn’t just a game, it was an event! The game had been sold out for weeks, and while you could get tickets on the Internet, you could expect to pay as much as $2,000, an incredible amount for a CFL regular season game.

24,326 people crowded into TD Place to watch the Ottawa Redblacks pick up the first win in their history, Photo by Terry Tinkess. defeating the Toronto Argos 18-17.

“One hundred per cent,” said Hunt. “I mean, that’s a lifetime moment for me. To be a part of opening a new stadium, a new beginning for Ottawa in the CFL, and everything that’s going on here at Lansdowne, it was a perfect night. I mean we couldn’t have scripted it better, even The new owners, Ottawa Sports a win in the last second.” and Entertainment Group (OSEG) They certainly got the attention of studied the mistakes of their those fans that remember the glory predecessors and were intent on days of the Rough Riders, when, doing things right. TD Place, the at halftime they recognized players reincarnation of Frank Clair Stadium who were such an important part of is a wonderful place to watch a the team’s heritage. Tony Gabriel, sporting event. It is wide open, with Gerry Organ, Russ Jackson and lots of green space, and once the even Cornwall’s own Moe “the new retail outlets open, there will Toe” Racine were recognized. The be plenty to do leading up to game glory of the past, the reality of the time. On opening night, there was present and the hope for the future, also a concert by the Trews. all connected.

that many spots on-site, and they are reserved for VIP’s. The team is emphasizing the need to use public transit and has a number of off-site lots where you can park for free and then be shuttled to the park, again for free. Getting to the game, it seems to work pretty well. After the game you might not be quite as keen on waiting 30-45 minutes to get to your vehicle (especially in the latter part of the season, when it tends to get a bit chilly). It is, admittedly, a work in progress and you can expect that there will be changes and improvements as the season progresses.

with the Renegades home opener, although a couple were plugged with construction debris. And there were the chants (South side sucks, North side sucks, Argos suck!), and the sense for many that after so many years of supporting teams in other cities, they now had one of their own. There was even a couple football story lines, the best of which was kicker Brett Maher hitting all six of his field goal attempts, to handle all the team’s scoring.

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To improve his chances of Continued from page 1 “I get to hit people, and I just love letting the game take him as far as possible, he does a lot of off-field the game.” training as well. He realizes the Like most young players in any importance of adding both speed sport Da Silva has his favourites and strength. The stronger you and people he tries to model are, the harder it is to block you himself after. Favourite team: The and the faster you are, the harder Green Bay Packers. Favourite it is to get away. There really isn’t player: Clay Matthews. any place to hide once the ball is As much as he loves playing snapped. football, Da Silva knows that In the meantime, he plans on there is a big difference between playing the game as much as dreaming about something and possible and trying to get as much making it your reality. He hasn’t extra coaching and training as got everything figured out yet. possible. Going to sports camps But he has a pretty good grasp of isn’t a guarantee of future success, how to get started. “I’d like to gain but you have to believe that going as much experience as possible there, and working hard, gives you here in Cornwall,” says Da Silva. a better chance than someone who “Maybe someday I could make it doesn’t. to the NFL.”

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Summer Tournament Number Five at Rack-Em-Up Billiards By: Markus Noé


ecently Rack-M-Up Billiards hosted the fifth tournament of eight scheduled for the second annual Summer Series. Continuing the tradition as of late, the series saw its fifth different winner in Jacques Sauvé (7), a long time local player who has had multiple runner up finishes this year. The day started poorly for Sauvé, losing his first match to one of the previous winners Kevin Thibeault (4).

Sauvé was in control of most racks, however, he missed four nine-ball attempts, which Thibeault converted every time regardless of where it was on the table. The full-table crosscorner Thibeault hammered in to win pretty much summed up that first set for Jacques.

From there, Sauvé began grinding out the losers side of bracket beating Platon Liolos, Sauvé continued on his pace systematically winning all his matches until he got his second chance at Thibeault in the “B” side

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After dropping the first two games Sauvé began to catch form and quickly got to the hill at 6-2. However, as it happens from time to time, the case game can be the hardest to win. This proved to be true for Sauvé as he missed a six ball, leaving an easy out for his opponent. With the scoreline 6-3 this was a double hill match as Thibeault only had to go to (4). Keeping his cool, Sauvé found a way to win. With another top three finish Thibeault was bumped up to a (5) at

Jeff Flemming, another previous winner, waited patiently in the hot seat after cruising through all of his opponents. He was looking to be the first two-time winner this year but it was not to be as some early mistakes led to a 2-0 lead for Sauvé, and he never looked back winning 7-2. Only three tournaments left to get the four needed to qualify for the Grande Finale that will have lots of added money and a Calcutta.

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you can see by the accompanying pictures there were some very large walleye caught that day. Two of the fish were ten pounders.

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t was a warm day in August 1969, when McGill Landriault gave me a call. He told me that he had found a place where the walleye were feeding. The next morning, McGill, Jack Landriault, Red Richer and I set out in two boats to see if we could catch some of these elusive fish.

We were fortunate that McGill took these pictures for us that day. McGill is a friend who has spent a lifetime fishing and duck hunting on the St. Lawrence River.

I will always remember the size of the fish, the terrific action, entertainment and enjoyment those walleye provided us in just a couple of hours that day. Jack Holding the catch

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We fished about 100 feet from shore. We used spinners and worms as bait. Side by side we drifted with the spinners bouncing off bottom in a depth of about 20 feet.

Tom resting with the catch

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We immediately started to catch fish and twice the four of us had a fish on the line at the same time. We caught thirteen or fourteen walleye in about two hours. When we quit, the fish were still biting. As Tom, Red and Jack with the catch

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hile the roster of players who will take to the ice for the Cornwall River Kings is a long way from being finalized, the team has selected an “office” team, and they are ready to go! In a July 23 media release, the team announced the formation of a 12 person promotional team called the River Queens. According to the release, the River Kings are looking to bring “a little heat” to their home games. The 12-girl crew will help promote the River Kings at home games by selling merchandise, representing sponsors through giveaways and mingling with fans. “All professional sports franchises have promotional girls working for their teams,” said owner Brock Frost. “We simply wanted to bring the Kings to the next level.” The River Queens are also expected to help organize public events via the Booster Club and work with the Kids Club as well. The 2014-15 River Queens are Branka Bradley, Kim Elderbroom, Kelsey Filion, Stephanie Kerrebyn, Jessica Lamarche, Lisa McColl, Amber McCormick, Amber Merpaw, Heather Ouderkirk, Emily Papps, Jena Primeau and Abigail Sergenese.

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River Rats Getting Comfortable at The Top By Derrick LoRusso


n only their second season in the National Capital Baseball League (NCBL), the Cornwall River Rats are getting comfortable near the top of the standings. John Flannigan has been managing the team since its inception has a few thoughts on why the team has been so successful. “The main reason for our current standing in first place has been our outstanding pitching,” he says. “Pedro Lopez, James Amelotte, Dylan Casselman, Tyler St Denis, and Ryan Daigle have all given the team some outstanding pitching performances.” “James Amelotte, a Cornwall resident and member of the 2009 Senior League Canadian champions who pitched for Barrie in the Inter

County League last season. Pedro Lopez, another excellent pitcher who has moved to Cornwall from Montreal. Al Johnson, who is working in the Cornwall area this summer played last season in his hometown of Hamilton. Brad Giroux, a Cornwall resident who played in tier three last (season) for an Ottawa based team. John Kalivas of Brockville, who played with the Brockville Bunnies last season, an elite baseball program for players 18 and under.” And while pitching has been topnotch, there is more to winning than just that. “To have success in this league you must have sound pitching and catching. Defense is very important,” says Flannigan. “You also need a roster of at least 16 players. Many games are played

as double-headers and players have either full-time or part-time jobs, and can therefore not always be available for every game.” When asked what makes a great player in the sport of baseball, he responds with the need for lots of practice, and lots of passion for the game. “Unlike most other sports, baseball is both a team and individual sport. You play together as a team but when you are at the plate, or when the ball is hit to you, it is like an individual sport, as you cannot have someone bat for you or make that defensive play for you. It is all up to you to get that hit or make that out.” Flannigan looks for two distinct areas when he selecting his players. “Two things I look for when evaluating young players is arm strength and

running speed,” he says. “With a strong arm and good running speed, a player can play a number of positions. Speed is also very important when beating out a hit or stealing a base.” For a young person interested in becoming involved in baseball Flannigan recommends to start early and train with knowledgeable coaches. “Unlike hockey with limited and expensive ice time, or other sports which may require the rental of a gym, etc. baseball is played without time limits, and field availability at Cornwall Legion Park is never an issue,” he says. “It is inexpensive when compared to other sports, and you can practice many aspects of the game such as throwing and fielding just about anywhere with as few as two players.”

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Cornwall Multisport Club Profile: Tanya Deeks By Derrick LoRusso

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n order to compete in sports, one must have the motivation and drive to push themselves beyond the point of discomfort. Whether it is through positive reinforcement, or sometimes even negative reinforcement, the will to prove yourself can sometimes be all that you need. Tanya Deeks is a prime example of what you can achieve when properly motivated. “I want to do well for those who support me and I want to prove the doubters that they were wrong,” says Deeks. It’s her ability to go beyond comfort, that she finds exciting. “I love pushing myself out of my comfort zone in

everything I do, sports related or not,” she adds. “I love the challenge of trying something new and seeing how far I could go or seeing how good I can be. I’ve been like that in everything I do, sports, work, [or] hobbies.” Deeks is a certified personal trainer in NCCP Triathlon/Cycling/Cross Country Skiing Community Coach, an NCCP Level 1 Swim Coach, a CANSI Level 1 Cross Country Ski Instructor, a Can Fit Pro Certified Personal Trainer, a TRX Suspension Training Instructor, and even a certified Nutrition and Wellness Specialist. She also runs Unleash the Beast, her own coaching and personal training program. “I love helping people,” says Deeks. Her program helps athletes train within the disciplines of strength, skiing, and even nutrition. Deeks admits this wasn’t her original plan. “Initially I was going to do consulting work and do a bit of coaching on the side for fun and to help pay my racing costs. Things just took off and I’m coaching full time now. It’s been a crazy 18 months.” Interest in her program is growing, to say the least. “It’s been crazy. I’m busier than I ever thought I would be. My various clinics fill up and the demand keeps coming,” says Deeks. “Just when I think things are going to slow down and I’ve peaked, the emails come in and the opportunities and athletes keep coming in.” Working with a clean bill of health, gives an athlete one less thing to deal with, but Deeks has the burden of asthma

to be concerned about as well. It has been her biggest worry for every race she has competed in, with humid weather making things worse. “I have a hard time in hot/humid weather and can’t train outside when it’s too hot or humid,” says Deeks. “I can’t properly race a marathon and I have to slow down to get through a half marathon or half Ironman distance race.” But as with any serious athlete, it’s just another obstacle that needs to be taken into consideration. “I won’t let it stop me and I’ve adjusted my breathing technique to do the best that I can,” says Deeks. “In the end I adjust my goals but I won’t ever give up doing the sports that I love.” A good exercise routine is needed to stay in shape, especially when training for a marathon or triathlon. Deeks workout schedule has to be adjusted to her busy life. “I try to workout twice a day but with my work load that isn’t always possible,” she says. “Some days I have to squeeze in two workouts backto-back early in the morning to get them in before I start coaching. It’s far from ideal but that’s the reality right now.” Recently, Deeks ran the qualifier for the International Triathlon Unit (ITU) World Cross Triathlon Championship. It is an honour Deeks never thought she would receive. “My goal for this race was to go and have fun and try to get the same times as the previous year. I had not trained as much as I had wanted to but it’s a fun race with a technical bike course which I love.” It was hard for her to believe initially that she had won for her age group, “So

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I walked down to see the results which confirmed that I had won, which meant I did qualify for the ITU Worlds,” she says. “It was pretty cool.” When asked what advice to give to someone thinking about adopting a training program, Deeks proposes they jump right in. “Don’t wait… jump in with both feet and do it.” Deeks recommends joining the Cornwall Multisport Club, “There is a great social side, getting to know others with similar interests. The club is a great group of people from experienced triathletes to novices who just want to get through their first try-atri. It’s great place to get your feet wet!”

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This month our sports panel directs their attention to the gridiron, and specifically to the Canadian Football League (CFL.)

The CFL has returned to the Nation’s Capital in the form of the Ottawa Redblacks, and after four games, the fans are engaged and all seems to be good on Bank St. The league and the players have just signed a new collective agreement, three of the nine franchises have new facilities and there is talk of the league continuing to ride it’s current wave of success, by expanding into at least one more market. If you were the commissioner, what are the top three communities you would consider for the next CFL franchise? Jim Riddell

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My choice of the top three cities for CFL expansion would be Halifax, Quebec City, and London. None of them would have any significant impact on the fan base of an existing franchise, and all could be marketed as a regional team. A team in Halifax would make the CFL a true Canadian league with teams across the country. Quebec City, the largest Canadian city without a CFL team, has a large stadium that could be modified to league standards, with football loving fans that support the Laval University team in a big way. London, Ontario is in a quite heavily populated area with St. Thomas, Chatham, Woodstock and Sarnia to draw from. London is also far enough away from the nearest football cities Hamilton and Detroit, for fans to appreciate a team of their own. I believe that any of these three cities could successfully support a franchise in the Canadian Football League.

If I were the commissioner, it would be my priority to expand to at least one market to balance out the teams, but ideally I would want to grow quickly to 12 teams. I have always wondered about the long term success of the CFL with less than 12 teams and that number seems to be the most logical for east/west division splits, teams making playoffs (4 from each division) and allowing for a 18 week schedule as they have now with playing the other teams in your division twice as home and away (10), other division once (six) and bye weeks (two). My top three locations for expansion would be for 2 in the east and 1 in the west with the Ontario / Manitoba border being the natural division. For the east, I would pick Quebec City and either Fredericton or Halifax and in the west I would add a team to Victoria. Youth football is growing in all of these locations and some natural rivalries would occur immediately between Montreal and Quebec City and even into the Maritimes as well as between Vancouver & Victoria. I believe there are enough quality players available so that there would not be much of a dilution of talent and within a few years the league would be overall stronger financially. The expanded league would be more attractive to players and fans alike and would be regarded with as more representative of our nation as a whole.

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fish move around, so he does too. Landriault. “I go ice fishing once “I stick to one spot for an hour or in awhile when a friend takes me, ack Landriault has been so and if I don’t catch anything, but I can’t walk like I used to.” fishing since he was nine years I move on.” Once a year, Landriault fishes old. Having been born and raised “This is one of the best rivers trout in the United States with a in Cornwall, and now at the age of 77, that’s a long time. “There to fish in. Walleye, pickerel and few friends. “We usually have was an old man in front of our bass, big bass.” Landriault said two camps and we’re gone for place. He asked my mother if he the fish in the St. Lawrence three or four days,” he says. “We could take me fishing. She said River aren’t as big as they used catch our limit. It’s a good time.” if he wants to go, he can go, but to be. “I used to fish perch, but Landriault used to go fly-fishing he doesn’t have anything to fish there’s hardly any left. Now I in the US as well and said he has many good memories. with,” said Landriault. “He was fish pickerel.” fishing, I was driving the motor. Landriault said the best advice “It’s harder to catch fish when I fell in love with it right away.” it warmer. The warmer it is, the for a new fisherman is to know the By Diane Hunter


Landriault said he fishes as often as he can, weather permitting. “I fish at Summerstown to the dam in Cornwall,” he said. “It’s the territory I stick to. I have good luck there.” Landriault said the

deeper they go,” said Landriault. He said although it is easier to catch fish in the cooler weather, the winter can be difficult. “The only thing is once the winter comes I’m like a hermit,” said

laws concerning fishing. “You can’t sell what you catch,” he said. “You need to know what to catch, when to catch it, how long and how many. If you get the wrong size, put it back.” Landriault said

it is important to get the right rod for the right fish. “It all depends on what you fish. If you want to fish perch, get a perch rod. If you want to fish pickerel, get a pickerel rod.” Landriault also said it is always better to keep the fish you’ve caught alive. “If you catch a bigger fish, you can put the smaller one back,” he said. “Anything over three and a half pounds I put back. Those are our breeders.” The last piece of advice Landriault had is to check your boat for oil and gas before heading out and always have your life jacket. “When the river is nice, I love to be on the river.”


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home where my parents and family and friends could see me play and also so that I could get home whenever needed. The four years there was an amazing experience ---getting your education while playing at a high level of hockey was just great.”

Going from the Si Miller Arena to some of the larger rinks in the U.S. was a bit of a shock at first however. “I think the most memorable moment came in my first game which was in Wisconsin,” says McBride. “I didn’t really know what to expect. We came out of the tunnel from the dressing room and there were about 18,000 fans just going crazy with that college atmosphere. Wow! But I think I had a good weekend there Being in the spotlight on a with two goals and an assist so it competitive team is a double-edged made the transition easier and gave sword sometimes. You get the glory me some confidence.” but sometimes also advice from When his collegiate hockey days wannabe coaches. Asked about ended, it was time for another step playing in front of friends and family, up the ladder to the professional McBride laughs, “Well, Cornwall is ranks of the AHL and ECHL. “It was kind of a live-and- die with hockey definitely different than college,” he sort of town and when the team is admits, “and everybody had warned doing well, everything is good and me about that. You’re no longer an when the team is struggling a bit, amateur. You’re a professional and you definitely hear about it. But I management will treat you like one. don’t mind the pressure and if my But with that being said, you’re just play wasn’t up to par, they’re always another player so when they need to welcome to criticize me.” make a trade or sit someone in the When it was time to move on from stands, there’s no hesitation there. the Colts, McBride enjoyed a four- You have to have a thick skin for year scholarship at St Lawrence sure and that look a little time for University along with former Colts me to adjust to. But again, it was teammate Sean Flanagan. “That another dream come true to play was something that I’ll always professional hockey, especially in remember,” he says. “Getting a the American league where you’re scholarship was a goal of mine since one step away from the NHL. That I started playing and I was fortunate was an amazing experience and enough to have that come true. I I played in a number of cities and wanted to go somewhere close to with a number of great players so The team seemed to have control of the series when disaster struck. “We were up 6-0 against Hawkesbury and they came back and tied it 6-6 in the third period but we went on to win 7-6 in overtime. Obviously you don’t ever want to blow a six-goal lead but I think the win really turned the tide for the series. That was quite the game. I’ll always remember that.”


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ll kids dream of playing hockey in front of their family and friends and those with a big name team in their own back yard have an added incentive. For Brock McBride, it was living out the dream. “Growing up, playing hockey in Cornwall, I was always watching the Colts play and it was a goal of mine to play for them. So when I was 15, I got the opportunity and it was a bit of a dream come true. Just to be able to practice every day and play at a higher level was something very special.” The Northfield Station native started playing for the Colts in the 2002-03 season and has carried on in the game through college, eventually rising to the professional ranks in the AHL. He currently plays in Europe. McBride remembers his playing days in Cornwall fondly, especially his rookie year. “We

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For the last several years McBride has played overseas, starting first in Ireland before heading to Slovenia and Austria. “It’s a lot more of a control game in Europe,” he says. “The rink is bigger and for the most part all the players are pretty skilled so you don’t get the dump and chase kind of game. More puck possession and a lot more skating with the bigger ice surfaces has really helped my game. I really enjoy playing in Europe and I think I’ll be over there until my game is over.” Meanwhile, McBride is proving to be as slick an entrepreneur as he is an athlete. He is a co-owner of the Cornwall Sports Centre (formerly the YMCA) a 10,000 sq ft facility that offers training for all athletes. One particular aspect of the centre close to his heart is a program called Own the Ice, which offers training for hockey players of all levels. “I’ve always run hockey schools when I came home in the summer,” he says. “I thought other centres like Toronto and Ottawa have these great facilities for players to hone their skills and really become better hockey players and that Cornwall was lacking in that department. I knew this area was hockey crazy so there would be a demand for it and so far, so good. Things have been going pretty well for year one.” McBride is especially looking forward to the Centre’s Fun Camp on August 11. “That’s a full day of hockey school so we’re looking to fill it with competitive players who are looking to have fun and get better.”

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occer continues to grow in popularity both as a popular sport to watch or play. In Cornwall, players compete against each other while vying for their own gold medal in the Eastern Regional Soccer League.

Marc Andre Guibord manages the U17 Blazers team who recently won a silver medal in the Quebec City Tournament, “We were beaten in a shootout to end the tournament with a silver medal (the Argentina of the World Cup),” he says. “The only difference was that we were clearly the stronger team as per the tournament officials watching the finals.” Guibord’s team won three round robin games, allowing his team to be first in the league. “[We] played in the league as 15 year old against 16 year old teams last year, and won our league. [We] are currently in 1st place undefeated this year,” he says. Each coach has to get an idea of what their player’s strengths and weaknesses are. For Guibord, he has had the luxury of many of the players being with him for some time. “The core of this team has been together for four years with only a few changes from year to year,” he says.

This time, fellow coach Dan Desgroseilliers has enlisted some aid from the other side of the world to help teach the boys something new. “This year, our coach Dan Desgroseilliers has the assistance of Stephen Atakorah to help with soccer tactics,” he says. “The boys have learned a lot from Stephen’s experiences playing semi-pro in Ghana, West Africa.” Some people ask, “What makes a good soccer player?” They see the pros play, and think it’s easy. Guibord knows first hand what it really takes. “A good soccer player usually consists of speed, conditioning, ball control, [and] must be coachable. And if you have watched the World Cup, being a good actor will help too.” Most of the time, a young person’s team is taught the basics of the game. At the higher levels, different

From left: Front row: Kevin Mutombo second row: Chase Young, Kylan Coleman, Anthony Vincelli, Jady Coleman, Michael Brie, Jonah Proulx, Aaron Burelle Standing: Marc Andre Guibord (manager) Alexandre Gaulin, Noah Kormanyos, Eric Belanger, Nicholas Guibord, Dylon Blanchard, Nicholas Laurin, Jeremy Clement, Stephen Atakorah(coach) Photo Submitted Absent: Dan Desgroseilliers (coach) , Marc Sedik

tactics and plays are required. “The mission statement for a kids soccer team at most level is trying to teach them the cerebral part of the game,” Guibord says. “Most kids teams play a kick-and-run game. Soccer is more about positioning, patience, and proper execution.”

The one thing most overlooked in any game, is the defence. Any team would be lost without a steady goaltender planting himself in the middle of that net, trying to stop any shot that comes his way. “A balanced defence, which is a position that doesn’t see a lot of glory (rarely does a defender score goals as his position is to defend), is an important element to any soccer team,” Guibord says. “[I] think our team is pretty strong when it comes to controlling the play and the tempo of the game. Our midfielders have the necessary abilities to control and dictate where the ball needs to go to maximize our striking potential to put the ball in the net.” After a long ride with the Blazers, Guibord will be stepping down to let someone else run the team, “I have been involved with this Blazer Team for the past six years (since U-11), and will be stepping down at the end of this year letting someone else manage this well oiled machine for the years to come.” Personally,

it has been a great time with the team, and for the person who takes his position, it will be a big role to fill. When asked what he thinks will happen this year, his thoughts are

heading for gold, “The team we have should be in a great position

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AIR GLIDERS ...................................................................... Jean Juneau ............... 613-932-5103 Rachelle Davis ............ 613-935-4714 AQUATICS Sea Lions Swim Club BASEBALL/SOFTBALL Cornwall District Minor Baseball ................... Susan Poirier .............. 613-936-8827 Cornwall Optimist Minor Softball ................ Cornwall Kinsmen Minor Girls Softball ....... Mike Turcotte ............. 613-933-3837 Ladies Fastball Fith Wheel 18 Wheelers, ..... Brian Tardiff ............... 613-938-2950 Navy Club Mens Fastball ............................... David James ............... 613-930-0033 BASKETBALL United Counties Minor Basketball ................. Brad DeRochie ............ 613-938-0533 BILLIARDS Rack M Up Billiards....................................... Doug Disotell .............. 613-933-9362 BOWLING Olympia Bowl .................................................................................... 613-932-8421 BOXING East Side Community Boxing Club ................ Jorge Luis................... 613-933-5618 KARATE Seaway Karate............................................... Jim Riddell ................. 613-534-2042 BROOMBALL

Upcoming Cornwall Broomball League ..... Eric MacDonald ................ (613) 936-2299

EQUESTRIAN Holly Hill Farm .............................................. Kate/Robbie Mac Intyre ......613-931-2493 St Georges Equestrian .................................. Suzanne Lacroix Whispering Meadows ................................... Allison Blair St Thomas Rose Quarter Horses ..................................... Karen Aitken Sarabeau Stables .......................................... Sandy Marcellus ......... 613-543-4561 Upper Scotch Farm ....................................... Kelley Ferguson Drogheda Manor ........................................... Garry Meek FIGURE SKATING Skate Cornwall .............................................. Karin Touchette........... 613-936-9290 Can-Skate Learn to Skate .............................. Karin Touchette........... 613-936-9290 FOOTBALL Cornwall Men’s Flag Football......................... Steve McMillan ........... 613-551- 4605 Cornwall Minor Football Association ............. Rod Simpson .............. 613-936-2888 GOLF Archie’s Family Golf Centre ............................................................... 613-932-8255 Cornwall Golf & Country Club ........................................................... 613-931-1122 Heritage Golf Club ............................................................................ 613-347-3738 Summerheights Golf Links............................ Katie MacLennan .................613-938-8009 ........ Upper Canada Golf Course ................................................................ 613-543-2003 GYMNASTICS Cornwall Gymnastics Club ............................ Tammy Mcallister ....... 613-933-4356 HOCKEY ASSOCIATIONS Akwesasne Minor Hockey Association .......... Mark Terrance............. 315-250-0287 Alexandria Minor Hockey Association ........... Kevin Ctaig ................. 613-551-2698 CharLan Minor Hockey Association .............. Bruce McRae .............. 613-347-3406 Cornwall Minor Hockey Association .............. Patrick McLeod........... 613-933-8586 NGS Minor Hockey Association .................... Chad Brownlee ........... 613-984-0410 South Stormont Minor Hockey Association .... Brad Maloney ............. 613-346-0888 Seaway Valley Minor Hockey Association ..... Mark Desnoyers ......... 613-571-6517 Cornwall Adult Hockey Academy for Beginners ........ Mario Laroche ............ 613-363-3861 Cornwall Colts Junior A Hockey .................... Ian MacInnis ............... 613-930-9300 Cornwall Girls Hockey Association ................ Rod McLeod Cornwall Women’s Recreational Hockey League .... Sylvie Jans .......................................................... Cornwall River Kings ..................................... Al Wagar ..................... 613-935-6219 Cornwall River Kings ..................................... Brianna Trudeau.......... 613-935-6219 Cornwall Minor Ball Hockey League .............. Gerry Sommerville...... 613-703-9183 Cornwall Women’s Ball Hockey League......... Dominique Laroche .... 613-936-2020 Cornwall Men’s Ball Hockey League .............. Mitch Gagne ............... 613-932-4471 Cornwall Men’s Draft Ball Hockey League ..... Randy Lafave .............. 613-363-9413 HIGHLAND DANCING SD&G Highland Dancing Association ............ Sherry Crawford-MacLachlan... 613-347-1426 Sports Energy is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided on this page. If your sports organization would like to be included in this page, please email If your organization is listed and information should be updated, please forward current information.

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It’s Never Too Late To Learn! By Sports Energy Staff


(20 years and older). Whether you can barely skate or even not at all or you can skate but can’t control the puck, this program is for you!

Created by a local goalie, the CAHAB’s (Cornwall Adult Hockey Academy for Beginners) mission is to give adult beginners (men and women) who never had the opportunity to learn to play hockey, the basic skills required to join house leagues. A serious program for serious players, the CAHAB will be professionally designed and taught in a fun but serious environment where players and goalies are requested to listen and be dedicated to learn hockey.

ave you ever wanted to learn to play hockey but never did? Was it the lack of skating skills that prevented you from joining a house league? Is it the problem that you are too shy to try because you can’t control the puck? Or is Assisted by Pat Mcleod, it the lack of programs designed president of the CMHA(Cornwall for adults? Minor Hockey Association), Whatever the reason, we now Mario Laroche, president and have an answer for it! This year founder of the CAHAB will bring Cornwall will have a hockey to the Academy a professional development skill program skill development program with specifically for adult beginners on-ice and off-ice drills adjusted

to each individual’s level of play. All players will be assigned a level from one to three according to their current skills and coaches will adjust the program accordingly. A professional head coach will be hired and will be assisted by two or three volunteer coaches. One of them will be Alain Bellefeuille, a well-known and devoted member of Cornwall’s Hockey community, and a coach in the Cornwall Girls Hockey Association. He will bring his coach/trainer experience for the benefit of the CAHAB. There will also have a specific program for goalies lead by a dedicated professional coach for goalies, Josh Loney, who has been an instructor in various onice programs for the past seven years, teaching goalies both the fundamentals of the game and advanced techniques. Josh will also be assisted by Scott St-Louis who played minor hockey and has great experience in goaltending.

Program overview:

The program will run from October 7th to March 24th, 2015 with a break for Christmas. It will occur every Tuesday night at 9:30 P.M. on Pad 2 at the Benson Center. There will be a total of 20 sessions of 1 hour (50 minutes). The program will be divided in two parts: The first part will consist of 10 sessions. The six to eight first sessions will focus on skating development skill. For the remaining sessions, the head coach will add drills focusing on other skills but the skating development skill will still be part of the program.

The second parts of the program, which be held after Christmas, will consist of 10 sessions. The first two sessions will be a refresher of what has been learned during the first part of the program. The following four to six sessions will still include skating development Continued on page 23


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JIU JITSU CLUB Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Club .................................. Stephen Lefebvre ........ 613-930-5489 KARATE Seaway Karate............................................... Jim Riddell ................. 613-534-2042 JJS Kenpo Karate .......................................... Brenda Saucier ........... 613-577-0299 LACROSSE Cornwall Minor Lacrosse .............................. Terry Turcotte ............. 613-937-3354 SOCCER Kinsmen Minor Soccer Association .................................................. 613-938-1545 S.D.&G. Blazers ............................................ Mike Gilligan ............... 613-938-1545 Cornwall & District Soccer ............................ Chris Smith................. 613-931-2176 Cornwall Indoor Soccer ................................ Frank Chartrand .......... 613-933-5103 Cornwall City Soccer ..................................... Frank Chartrand .......... 613-933-5103 Glengarry Soccer League .............................. Stephanie Youth Indoor Soccer League ......................... Frank Chartrand .......... 613-933-5103 VOLLEYBALL Cornwall Vikings Volleyball Club ................... Allison/Dave Haley ...... 613-931-3288 ........cornwallvikingsvolleyball@gm OTHER SPORTS Big Ben Ski Hill and Snowboarding ............... Jack Ruest .................. 613-933-6377 613-933-3586 Cornwall Blue Chargers ................................. David James ............... 613-938-4793 Cornwall Curling Club ................................... Scott MacDonald ........ 613-936-2027 Cornwall Multisport Club .............................. Rob Allen Cornwall Outdoor Club de Plein Air ................................................... 613-534-8855 Cornwall Rugby Club .................................... Bill Swinden ................ 613-932-1273 Cougars Track and Field ................................ Ceri Timbrell ............... 613-537-9681 Taoist Tai Chi ................................................. Ghislain Glaude........... 613-935-5675 Summerstown Trails XC Ski & Snowshoes ... Jean-Pierre Tibi .......... 613-347-1229 Zumba kids ................................................... Jasmine Delage ...................................................................... Adele Wilson.............. 613-360-4871 Facebook Zumba with jasmine Sports Energy is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided on this page. If your sports organization would like to be included in this page, please email If your organization is listed and information should be updated, please forward current information.


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Summerheights Junior Program Puts A Smile On Your Face By Terry Tinkess


here is a lot to learn, and many skills to acquire when you first discover the wonderful summer pastime known as golf. You have to hit the ball far, but also straight. You shouldn’t put it into the sand, or into the water, and as for trees, well there is no guarantee where it will end once it starts bouncing around like a pinball. And then there are those holes. At four and a quarter inches they are a bit less than three times the diameter of a golf ball, which would tend to make you think “sinking” a putt would be easy. Many golfers, from duffer to pro will tell you that isn’t the case. It can be down right frustrating. So how do you replace frustration with enjoyment? Well, you could make the holes bigger, which is what the people at Summerheights Golf Links have done. And while the addition was made initially for use by the junior program, it turns out that other people like them as well. Katie MacLennan-Andrews knows a bit about golf, having grown up around it (her mom and dad are Rory and Kathy MacLennan, Summerheights owners). She explains the idea behind the larger holes.

“We have the larger holes, they are eight inches, and we put them out every Monday for the juniors, however anyone can use them,” says MacLennan-Andrews. “We also have to go with them yellow tees, they’re advanced (farther forward), and they are out all the time but they can be used with the larger holes.

“It’s just to make the game a little shorter, a little more fun for the beginners. You don’t even have to be a junior; if you’re a beginner at golf or if you feel like your skill level is not “up there” then you can use them. It just adds a little more fun and more options.”

Having a larger hole to aim for builds confidence in the golfers, which in turn makes it more enjoyable for the beginner that wants to come out. As for the tees, the junior that wants to golf with their father or mother, but found that from the red tees it was a little long, now it just makes it more fun.

“It’s a fairly new concept, but we heard about it and decided to introduce it and see how it goes,” says MacLennan-Andrews. “Everyone seems to enjoy it, both the kids and the adults. There is a lot of “buzz” about them, people like to see them and are always asking when they will be out because they want to give them a try.”

Even without the change, the More than 100 kids have registered for the Summerheights Junior Golf Summerheights junior program is Program and they are always anxious to get started. Photo by Terry Tinkess. a resounding success and a great value as well. It is open to kids from nine to seventeen years. The junior golfers meet every Monday from 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. during July and August. Each week they move from station to station, learning about putting, chipping and driving. They even get to play a few holes. “I know that interest is growing every year,” says Andrews. “They have a cutoff (this year there are over 100 registered junior golfers) and a waiting list, but it is great that there are that many kids that want to come and golf, whether they are new or want to improve their skills every Monday. “It’s also great that the older ones that have been here for a while, they turn into volunteers and help the younger ones. It’s great that they are learning how to pass on their skills and improve themselves as well.”

Right now the larger holes are on the back nine. A decision hasn’t been made yet whether their use will be expanded next year, but judging from the response this year, it is something that will certainly be considered.

Insert - Adding an eight inch hole doesn’t mean the traditional golfer can’t still play the game their way. The four and a quarter inch holes are still there for those who prefer more of a challenge. The new eight inch holes on the back nine at Summerheights were initially created for the junior program, but others are expressing an Photos by Terry Tinkess. interest in them as well.


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Looking Back on Softball Career of a Hall of Famer by Morley Seaver



hen summer and the hot weather is with us, the mood is right for softball. Ask anybody who played the game in the 1950’s and 1960’s about standout players and one name that will immediately come up is Rusty Conway. The Vankleek Hill native only started regularly playing softball when he began work at the Howard Smith paper mill and joined their team. “I lived in the country and there weren’t any teams where I lived,” he says. “So I didn’t start playing ball until I came to Cornwall in 1950. A couple of positions were open and the paper mill stuck me behind the plate and I was there for 17 years.” Conway says that there used to be a thriving adult league at that time. “They had the North End Softball League back then with the Legion, which was a pretty good club. There was the cotton mill and you had Courtaulds, Brookshell Motors and all these other teams coming in. There was the North End Social Club who had just started in the league and they were strong. Some teams might just play for a year or two and then lose a sponsorship, so they would have to stop. There were always a few teams coming and going. “Usually you played twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday. It was mostly at King George Park and they reserved it for us. It was usually a double-header pretty much all the time. Sometimes I had a problem getting there because a lot of the time I worked shift work so when I was on my 3:00-11:00 day shift, I couldn’t always make it.”



The Howard Smith team was especially powerful during Conway’s time there. In his second year, the team went on to win the Eastern Ontario Intermediate and Senior Softball Championship. They repeated this from 1955-57 and 1960-61. A perennial shoe-in for the annual allstar team, Conway was inducted into the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame in 1975. “We were together steady for seven or eight years,” he says. “We won a lot of championships because there were some really good players on the team. Ray Armstrong came up from the country too. He was another of us imports (laughs). Vern Antoine too. Doan Wells, Joe Jarvo, Bernie Julien, Eddie Riviere, Billy Quirk and all those guys. They were great players and we all had a lot of fun.” Conway was reported to be a fearless catcher and suffered a few injuries from guarding the plate. “Oh, I would definitely stand there. And I got quite a few stitches here and there,” he laughs. “I got some split fingers and that kind of thing but otherwise, not too bad. I was lucky enough.” It seems that it wasn’t just Rusty who was the sports enthusiast in the family. His wife and three children were active as well. “My wife played softball and her teams all had lots of trophies,” he says. “My two girls played lots of sports and Susan was on her college hockey team. Her son Eric Tobia was a goalie with the Belleville Bulls. My son Mike was our bat boy lots of years when he was little and he went on to play a lot of sports.” People will remember Mike as

Rusty Conway doesn’t have nearly as many years under his belt as he does memories of his days as a young softball player in Cornwall.

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“Crusher” Conway, a captain of the Cornwall Royals and a standout player both in junior and university hockey. The senior Conway still actively follows professional baseball on TV



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Wrestling Night on Water St.


By Joe Martelle


t was the highlight of our week. My parents would load the family (and sometimes a few extra kids from the neighbourhood) into an old sedan and head to Cornwall for our weekly fix of “Grand Prix Wrestling”. We would sit on those wooden bleachers of the Water St. Arena and munch on steamed hot-dogs and popcorn while music blared through an ancient sound system between bouts. If we were lucky we might even come home with a glossy black and white 8x10 of our favourite grappler (if we were extraordinarily lucky it would be autographed). Wrestlers were simpler then. You had you good guys like Édouard Carpentier with his high flying aerial manoeuvres and Billy Two Rivers with his trademark war dance (that usually came just before he unloaded his wrath for the victory). You had your bad guys like Mad Dog Vachon and Killer Kowalski who snarled at the fans and pulled foreign objects out of their trunks. There was no drama, no grey area. Just plain old fashioned good vs. evil or right against wrong. A lot has changed since the era when I used to spend Wednesday evenings with Mad Dog and Killer. A lot about wrestling...and maybe a little about life. Joe Martelle is an author, columnist and freelance writer with roots in Cornwall.

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Tony Luis Wins Big By Jim Riddell


ive across the USA on Sho box’s 200th anniversary Championship blockbuster edition, Cornwall’s Tony Luis faced a big challenge, squaring off against Wanzell “Venom” Ellison, an undefeated fighter from Newark New Jersey. Ellison had a standout amateur career, twice competing in the USA National Golden Gloves, and had also qualified to represent his family’s native Trinidad in the Olympics. He was originally scheduled to fight Syracuse’s Mike Faragon, who had to pull out due to an injury. Luis accepted this opportunity with less than three weeks to prepare for a very tough opponent. The early rounds of the fight saw Ellison, a slick boxer with fast hands, continually moving around the ring trying to establish his jab to set up combinations. Luis put constant pressure on Ellison

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right from the opening bell, landing many hard body shots. By the middle rounds those body punches had slowed Ellison down, reducing his movement, and allowed Tony to keep the fight at close range. The rest of the contest was more of the same, hard punches to the body with Luis adding some hooks to the head. Luis finished each round strong, making an impression on the judges. The fight went to the scorecards with Luis handing Ellison his first defeat in thirteen pro fights, winning by scores of 79-73. 78-74, and 77-75. Luis’s efforts were not lost on the crowd; following the post fight interview, it took him more than a half- hour to make his way back to the dressing room, stopping to sign autographs and pose for photos with fans along the way. Wanzell Ellison, a tough fighter with good skills stated on Twitter “my punches had no effect on this dude”,

Karate Komments By Jim Riddell, Seaway Karate Club


he sporting world has been very active in the past month. Germany reigned supreme at the World Cup, free agency has dozens of NHLers presently shopping for houses in their new cities, and the CFL has returned to Ottawa with the Red Blacks. For many martial artists this time of year marks the “off-season” with still another month before things pick back up. In the last issue of Sports Energy I shared the summer drills that we sent home with the members of Seaway Karate to work on over the summer. These drills take only a minute or two to complete, can be done almost anywhere and are designed to enhance karate training. Now it’s time for part two of those drills. 1) Stairs (up and down) doing dumbbell curls: This is a whole body workout and also a spatial awareness drill. Think of those sparring sessions with everyone’s equipment and pads scattered on the floor forcing you to be conscious of your surroundings. As always, it’s safety first: be careful, do not speed, and watch your step. 2) Flutter kicks: Lying on your back with your arms palm down by your side lift your heels six inches off the floor, make up and

In his victory over Wanzell “Venom” Ellison, Tony “Lightning” Luis displayed not only his ability to punch, but the ability to take a punch.

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Cornwall’s Tony Luis, live on national television, one that is sure to pave the way for more big fights in the future.

down pulses with your legs while keeping the core engaged. Great exercise for improving kicks. 3) Wall sit: Slowly slide your back down the wall until your thighs are parallel with the floor and your knees are directly over your ankles. Three sets, sixty seconds each. If you would like to kick it up a notch you can include dumbbell curls. For a variation to get your shoulders into sparring shape – take a light dumbbell and hold it fully extended in front during each set. 4) Sticky foot climber: This is the second step of the sticky foot drill. Focus on a door knob or other object of similar height – execute a front kick towards your target (never touching it) and when your leg is at full extension, hold for a very slow “one thousand and one” count. Retract your leg back into a tight chamber, execute a second front kick, this time six inches higher than the first, again holding for a very slow “one thousand and one” count at full extension. One set of ten for each leg. 5) Balloon kick drill (part two): I’m sure everyone that tried the balloon kick drill has mastered keeping the balloon airborne for at least one minute by using an assortment of kicks. To increase the level of difficulty, try adding approximately a quarter cup of water to the balloon. 6) Coin drill (part two): Having practiced the first part of this drill, your reverse punch / right cross should by now be lightening fast and pinpoint accurate. In your normal fighting stance, place three coins on the back of your lead hand and extend it. With a quick upward motion toss the coins in the air, using both hands to catch them. Work on these drills in the upcoming month – then back to karate class.

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Hard Work Pays Off For Grant Cooper By Diane Hunter


r. A Colts veteran forward Grant Copper put his first pair of skates on when he was just two years old. “I didn’t really like skating and wanted to get off the ice,” says Cooper. “My parents kept me going and as I got older I fell in love with the game. Now I love being on the ice.”

Cooper, now 18, says a positive attitude and hard work has been the key to his success. “You’re on the ice at least six times a week battling with teams and going for practices,” said Cooper. “Sometimes it can get frustrating if you are on a losing streak and not playing up to your potential. You have to keep a positive attitude.”


“I separated my A.C. joint. It was very painful and pretty devastating,” he says. “I was out from October to January. But now I am 100 per cent ready to go.”

Cooper says one of the biggest challenges of being a good hockey player is staying healthy and not getting hurt. “Playing against older stronger guys, you want to be stronger,” says Cooper. “Working hard during the season to be the best I can be. I try to get bigger and stronger through the year.”

Cooper said one of his biggest accomplishments came during the season he didn’t get selected to play for the Colts. “The season before last, I was 16 years old. I didn’t make the Colts but I played Cooper says he feels he is alongside my brother in Jr. “B”. better than ever after sustaining “It was kind of nerve wracking,” a shoulder injury last season. says Cooper. “Half way through

Come in and meet our newest Team Members Grant Cooper has found that success is a natural result of hard work.

Photo by Bob Lefebvre/Icelevel Photography.

the year I was named captain. It was pretty exciting. It showed me that hard work pays off and I could be a leader now matter how old I was.”

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loving the game,” he says. “Keep a good head on your shoulders because playing sports and fans can get pretty wild at away rinks. You can lose your temper. Never let anything get to you, not even your success. There will always be people trying to be better than you. You have to make the right decisions.”

Cooper says he gets his inspiration from his grandfather. “Back in the olden days they had it a little rougher with hockey and everything,” he said. “It was Cooper plans on playing different back then. When I am down I think of their situation. It hockey for a long time to come and feels like he is back to his was harder for them.” old self and even better after his To new players starting out, injury. “You miss 100 per cent of Cooper says to have fun and love shots that you never take,” said what you do. “Have fun because Cooper. “Wayne Gretzky said it goes by quick and you never that. It’s good advice.” want it to end once you start


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presents “A look at our Sports History”

1959 Howard Smith Paper Men

Front Del Bergeron ( BatBoy) 1st row L to R Rusty Conway, Dalt Wells, Roger Despatie, Jim McDonald, Shad St. Jean 2nd Row L to R Doug Carpenter, Chuck Charlebois, Lutt Bergeron, Keith Mac Gregor, Joe Jarvo 3rd Row L to R Zeke Ouimet, Jack Murphy, Ron Daley

Tragically Hip Support The Great Waterway Classic

around the corner from Loyalist beginning on Thursday, August 21. Tickets are available by Golf & Country Club. ath, Ont. - The Great “We are thrilled to have rock calling 1-877-508-1069 or by Waterway Classic is legends Gord and Paul come e-mailing gwctickets@cjga. pleased to announce that two support The Great Waterway com. members of The Tragically Classic,” said Tournament Tickets are $10 a day or $25 Hip, bassist Gord Sinclair and Director Brad Parkins. “Not for a 4-day pass. Clubhouse guitarist Paul Langlois, have only are they locals, they VIP passes are also available on thrown their support behind the are Canadian icons and are a limited basis for $150 for the PGA TOUR Canada event and acclaimed as one of the best week (Thursday thru Sunday). have been named Honorary Canadian rock bands of all- All ticket pricing includes tax. Chairs for this years event. time.” Net proceeds from the event The Great Waterway Classic Not only will Sinclair and will be donated to the Lennox will take place at Loyalist Langlois have honorary titles & Addington County General Golf & Country Club in Bath, for the week, but they will both Hospital Foundation. Ontario from August 21-24. also be participating in the The Great Waterway Last year it took place at the official PGA TOUR Canada was established in 2010 to Upper Canada Golf course pro-am on Tuesday August promote and invest in tourism near Morrisburg, Ontario 19. along Lake Ontario and the The Hip is no stranger Events for The Great St. Lawrence River, Prince to the Loyalist area as the Waterway Classic get under Edward County in the West band’s recording studio, The way on Monday, August 18, to the Quebec border in the Bathhouse, is located just with the golf tournament itself East. The Great Waterway Submitted article


region includes unique towns, villages and cities of Quinte West, Belleville, Kingston, Gananoque, Brockville, and Cornwall.

PGA TOUR Canada is a series of tournaments played across Canada each summer, where tomorrow’s stars begin the path to the PGA TOUR. The leading five money winners at the end of each season earn status on the Tour for the following season. the future stars of professional golf & enrich the communities we visit. You can learn more about PGA Tour Canada online at: PGATOUR.COM/Canada, on Twitter (@PGATOURCanada) and Facebook ( PGATOURCanada).

Fresh Trades

Kia of Cornwall is pleased to announce our Certified Pre-Owned™ Vehicle Program.We’ve always sold high-quality vehicles that are fun to drive and own. Now you can purchase or lease a pre-owned Kia vehicle knowing that it’s been inspected and serviced. Everyone of our vehicles must pass our most stringent multi-point inspections and meet our Certified Pre-Owned standards before you get behind the wheel. That means that every certified pre-owned Kia comes standard with safety and reliability. At Kia, we’re so sure of this, we stand behind our vehicles with hassle-free 30day/2,000km exchange privilege. Only low mileage vehicles qualify Every vehicle must be less than 6 years old with less than 120,000 km on the odometer.

Multi-point inspection Our inspection covers the entire vehicle, including powertrain, chassis, all safety-related systems as well as the interior and exterior. Reliable repairs Any required repairs are undertaken by experienced Kia factory-trained technicians using only genuine Kia parts. Vehicle history report Each vehicle must pass a Car Proof© vehicle inspection report outlining the entire history of the vehicle.

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2012 Blue Ridge 3125RT

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2009 Montana 3465SA 4 slide luxury rear living - WAS $39,995

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Sports Energy News, Issue no 21  
Sports Energy News, Issue no 21  

Sports Energy News, Cornwall, Ontario, Issue no 21, Mike Piquette