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    They probably will appoint an interim coach to...

    They probably will appoint an interim coach to take care of housekeeping and then have lots of time to find a good coach for 2021.

    If there is no 2020 football season, how does that affect the...
  2. Yep --Western recruits to win----and they pay...

    Yep --Western recruits to win----and they pay their HC the most in the OUA to do it.

    Now that Ottawa has the opportunity to hire a new coach, I hope they will get one that also wants to win,...
  3. The Gee-Gees get their third Canadian recruit...

    The Gee-Gees get their third Canadian recruit from a prep school in Connecticut. Bryce Twohey, RB, 5-8/203

    Hometown--London, Ontario

    Bryce was selected for the All New England all-star team.
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  4. It is always hard to know how much influence he...

    It is always hard to know how much influence he was on their choice. Complicating this season is the fact that we do not know for sure that there will be a season. It is hard to plan anything when...
  5. I did not initially realize that Domink was on...

    I did not initially realize that Domink was on the CFC Top list.

    Last year , Ottawa recruited only one CFC guy--Ottawa native Kevin Victome who won a starting position at CB and did very well ....
  6. You never know. However, Paul Lapolice is the new...

    You never know. However, Paul Lapolice is the new RedBlacks coach. He and Barresi are really close friends who keep in touch all of the time. It would not surprise me if a place for Jamie was found...
  7. ^^^^^^ if that happened , then the bus drivers...

    ^^^^^^ if that happened , then the bus drivers would go on strike for even more money :D:D:D

    The Prez at uOttawa would probably demand more money too --it would be embarrassing to have the...
  8. come on now marton ;)--you know I was referring...

    come on now marton ;)--you know I was referring to Fraser with the moving on up remark--:)

    Mind you---GC could be a help in building a smaller program into a bigger one ;)--it is a different...
  9. and If they wanted an alumnus----Peter Fraser ,...

    and If they wanted an alumnus----Peter Fraser , the HC at Mt. A. is one---Perhaps he wants to move up to a bigger program.

    -one GC is another Gee-Gee alumnus :evil:
  10. If he does, he would probably want to be OC...

    If he does, he would probably want to be OC and/or QB coach. It is what he likes.
  11. I believe that uOttawa wants to hire two coaches....

    I believe that uOttawa wants to hire two coaches. First a HC and then an OC.

    I do not know who the HC will be. It depends who applies for it. It has been suggested that Derek Wendel is a good...
  12. Dominik Ostrowski joins his hometown Ottawa...

    Dominik Ostrowski joins his hometown Ottawa Gee-Gees, but not before he made a detour to a prep school in Salisbury , Connecticut, where he was defensive player of the year. Dominik is a DE, 6-2/245.
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    A neighbour of mine's son is hoping for an...

    A neighbour of mine's son is hoping for an eventual US hockey scholarship. He has an interview set up at Princeton U for July. It is now in jeopardy.

    Pardon for the duplication--I messed up :eek:
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    Hopefully it will be. Even if it is , it is...

    Hopefully it will be.

    Even if it is , it is going to be a hard season to prepare for.
    -no spring practice
    -closed gyms making it hard for elite athletes to access high performance equipment to...
  15. For the Gee-Gees, Jack Ivy an OL from Waterdown...

    For the Gee-Gees, Jack Ivy an OL from Waterdown near Hamilton ,Ont.
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    Gee-Gees annual Touchdown Dinner and...

    Gee-Gees annual Touchdown Dinner and Fundraiser--held every April--has been postponed.
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    The Usports Men's and Women's Hockey...

    The Usports Men's and Women's Hockey Championships have been cancelled. This in spite of already having played some quarterfinal games.

    Ottawa was sure lucky to get the Bouncy-ball championships...
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    --and the CFL has cancelled the regional combines...

    --and the CFL has cancelled the regional combines in Montreal and Edmonton and the main one in Toronto.

    --not sport--but music--the Juno Awards have been cancelled.
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    I did suggest that in a previous post :evil:--and...

    I did suggest that in a previous post :evil:--and who is going to bid on the 2020 game now that the possibility that it would be played without fans is real.

    Just 5 minutes ago the NCAA announced...
  20. Football Canada has just released their new list...

    Football Canada has just released their new list of the Top70 under 19 players in Canada.

    http://footballcanada.com/football-canada-top-70-unveiled/
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    Here we go: Montreal was to hold the World...

    Here we go:

    Montreal was to hold the World Figure Skating Championship later this month and now it is cancelled.

    The San Francisco Warriors of the NBA will play a game on Thursday---in an empty...
  22. The problem I have with the CFC rankings is that...

    The problem I have with the CFC rankings is that they award a lot of bonus points for recruiting guys on their Top 100 list. There are other such lists,

    FootballCanada.com has their own list. How...
  23. I am not following Carleton recruits, but could...

    I am not following Carleton recruits, but could some of those recruits be Ontario guys that have gone to CEGEP.? I know that uOttawa's latest announced recruit is from a CEGEP , but his hometown is...
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    There were a lot of good vibes around Lansdowne...

    There were a lot of good vibes around Lansdowne Park ,home of TD Place, during this dual tournament.

    There was an attendence target. I do not know what it was, but I assume it was set at the...
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    TD Place published this photo from the Women's...

    TD Place published this photo from the Women's tournament --just for marton. I did not know that Laval fans had a fetish for rubber chickens...
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    TDPlace Adds Pro Rugby

    With the Ottawa Blackjacks Basketball---Ottawa Atletico Soccer --starting to play pro sports at TD Place very soon----it has been announced that pro rugby will commence there in 2021.

    The Ottawa...
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    It is a problem when people cry "Wolf" too many...

    It is a problem when people cry "Wolf" too many times and we become complacent because of it.

    My health has not been damaged by Covid-19 but my retirement funds have!! The fear of economic...
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    ^^^^^^^^ I was not intending a discussion on...

    ^^^^^^^^

    I was not intending a discussion on climate change but the more immediate effects of the new virus. We have had epidemics in the past that did great damage. Today we have more knowledge...
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    Football and Covid-19

    It is getting harder to ignore that some countries are banning large gatherings and sport events are affected.

    The latest casualty is getting closer to home. The IAFA has postponed indefinitely...
  30. The Gee-Gees go to John Abbot College to get DT...

    The Gee-Gees go to John Abbot College to get DT Riley Hilderbrandt , 6-1/250. Riley was the Div 2 Rookie of the Year in 2018 and a league all-star in 2019. He is from Spencerville Ont and played for...
  31. Yep-the seed money and the time spent by the...

    Yep-the seed money and the time spent by the board of directors got the ball rolling, and building attendance has kept the ball rolling . It has always seemed to me that decent attendance attracts...
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    I wonder what Usports asked the Ottawa Group to...

    I wonder what Usports asked the Ottawa Group to ante up to host both the Mens and Womens b-ball tournament in one place at the same time? The Carleton and uOttawa AD's and their minions started to...
  33. Gee-Gees recruit a local OLB--Daniel Briere.

    Gee-Gees recruit a local OLB--Daniel Briere.
  34. Carleton (the Old Crows) tried a "Laval-Like"...

    Carleton (the Old Crows) tried a "Laval-Like" model--described initially as like Laval did ,but a lot different :confused:

    They have not had anything near the same success, even with John Ruddy...
  35. --well if he wants to take on a challenge like...

    --well if he wants to take on a challenge like that, he could return to his alma mater---:evil:;):eek:
  36. The Gee-Gees have their smallest recruit of the...

    The Gee-Gees have their smallest recruit of the season. Martin Blais is from Gatineau and has been a RB for Valleyfield for three seasons. The Gee-Gees seem to interested in him as a Return...
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    Ottawa and Guelph will meet for the Queen's Cup....

    Ottawa and Guelph will meet for the Queen's Cup. They are currently ranked three and four in the country. Both will advance to the national finals in Halifax
  38. Now for something different! A mystery recruit!!...

    Now for something different! A mystery recruit!! :cool:

    I came a cross this photo of a Medway High School student committing to the Gee-Gees for 2020---but with no name attached.

    Who knows who...
  39. After three seasons with DIV3 CEGEP...

    After three seasons with DIV3 CEGEP Saint-Hyacinte ,Alexis Gregoire becomes a Gee-Gee. DB, 6-1/190.
  40. A FB/TE for the Gee-Gees. Connor Holbrook is from...

    A FB/TE for the Gee-Gees. Connor Holbrook is from ST. Thomas ,Ontario---Parkside Collegiate and the London Jr. Mustangs. He is 6-2/240.

    A member of Team Ontario . FootballCanada.com has him on...
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    Gee-Gees play on Friday March 6 at 8pm. ...

    Gee-Gees play on Friday March 6 at 8pm.

    UOttawa is hosting a pre-game event at Industria Restaurant at Lansdowne at 6pM, followed by a game time reception in the VIP area of TD Place arena.
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  42. The Gee-Gees get a promising young QB from...

    The Gee-Gees get a promising young QB from Halifax NS.

    He is Allan Young----6-2/190. Allan is on the CFC Top 100 prospects list.
  43. Here is a Gee-Gee that I have never seen on any...

    Here is a Gee-Gee that I have never seen on any Gee-Gee recruit list and maybe never will. He is Nicolas de Bellefeuille-Blais. Nicolas is from Gatineau and played for a couple of different CEGEPs ....
  44. I annouced those two in this thread a few days...

    I annouced those two in this thread a few days ago. Taha played a couple of seasons for the Vanier College Cheetahs before moving on to Montmorency.
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    Zander scores a TD

    Zander Zatylny is a kid who was born with a congenital heart disease. In early 2019, at the age of ten , he underwent serious surgery at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario here in Ottawa. A...
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    Those of you who know Gee-Gees Field will know...

    Those of you who know Gee-Gees Field will know that the site is shared with five old interconnected low rise buildings that used to belong to Algonquin College. It has long been indicated that...
  47. The Gee-Gees go out west again, They have...

    The Gee-Gees go out west again, They have acquired Multi-Position Athlete Desmond Pelto from Winnipeg. 6-4/195.Not sure what position Ottawa is looking at him for. He seems to have played every...
  48. Might the Carabins consider JP Asselin as an OC?...

    Might the Carabins consider JP Asselin as an OC? He is a Francophone whose hometown is Quebec City. Then again, perhaps uOttawa should consider him as an OC (or Derek Wendel who recently volunteered...
  49. The Gee-Gees have found a Nomadic Cheetah from...

    The Gee-Gees have found a Nomadic Cheetah from Laval,Quebec. DE Nijad Taha, 6-2/250. He played with the Vanier College Cheetahs for two years and then, last year, he played for the Montmorency...
  50. After visiting the uOttawa campus in late...

    After visiting the uOttawa campus in late January, Tomas Kuhn of Kelowna ,BC. has decided to join the Gee-Gees. 6-3/290/ OL.

    He is a CFC Top 100 prospect.
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