Tuesday, 20 November 2007

Catching Up

Here are a few pieces on CIS basketball that have crossed our desk over the past week or so:

David Larkins from the Brandon Sun provides his weekly look at Canada West in his The Point After blog

Neate Sager from Out of Left Field followed up his piece in last Thursday's Ottawa Sun on the Ottawa Gee-Gees with a note on his blog Gee-Gees Haven't Gone Away. Also, on sister blog The CIS Blog Neate chimes in on Cape Breton's big win over St. Mary's, accomplished by playing only 6 guys all night No Bench, No Problem Finally another piece on the Gee-Gees that appeared on the CIS Blog last week Checking in with the Gee-Gees

CARLETON'S FOOD DRIVE & WOMEN'S HEALTH FAIR THIS WEEKEND The Carleton University Ravens Department of Recreation & Athletics is pleased to announce that on Saturday, November 24th the Department in conjunction with the “Carleton University Red Zone” and “Carleton University Ravens Varsity Council” will running a Food Drive and Women’s Health Fair. On that Saturday the Ravens will be hosting an OUA Men’s Ice Hockey Game, an OUA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Doubleheader and a QSSF Women’s Ice Hockey game. The Ravens will have bins at the entrance to all four games at the Ravens’ Nest and Ice House and will be collecting food donations for the Ottawa Food Bank and working with former Carleton Raven two-time CIS National Champion Men’s Basketball player, Sheldon Stewart on “Meal Exchange” a local Ottawa organization that encourages students to donate to the Ottawa Food Bank. The Varsity Student-Athletes in conjunction with Varsity Council will be donating 300 boxes of Macaroni & Cheese boxes (20 per varsity team) and spelling out “GO RAVENS GO” in the Lobby of Alumni Hall prior to the start of the Basketball Doubleheader. The 300 boxes of macaroni & cheese will then be the start of the donations for the collection of food products at the four CIS games for the Ottawa Food Bank. In addition the Ravens will be hosting a Women’s Health Fair in the Carleton University Ice House lobby from 3:00PM to 5:00PM. The goal of the Health Fair is to provide university age females the proper information for healthy living. The two hour fair is sponsored by Ottawa Hospital, CU Health & Wellness, CU Athletic Therapy and CAAWS. Below is a time table for the events on November 24th: Women’s Health Fair and CU Food Drive
Ø 3:00pm: Women’s Health Fair (CU Ice House Lobby)
Ø 3:00pm: Ice House: Women’s Ice Hockey: Ravens vs. Concordia U Stingers
Ø 3:00pm: Athletics staff and Student-athletes start to build Macaroni & Cheese “GO RAVENS GO” sign with boxes.
Ø 5:00pm: Women’s Health Fair ends.
Ø 6:00pm: Ravens Nest: Women’s Basketball Ravens vs. Windsor U Lancers
Ø 7:00pm: Ice House: Men’s Ice Hockey: Ravens vs. U of Toronto Varsity Blues
Ø 8:00pm: Game time in the Ravens Nest: Men’s Basketball Ravens vs. Windsor U Lancers
Ø Half-time: Presentation by Sheldon Stewart (from Meal Exchange).

For further information on Women’s Health Fair & CU Food Drive contact Andrew Duggan, andrew_duggan@carleton.ca. For further information on Carleton U Ravens contact David Kent, 613-293-5368david_kent@carleton.ca

Ron Rauch from Victoria Times-Colonist discusses UVic's solid defensive efforts in an article published last Friday Defensive-minded Vikes take show on the road Here is another article in the aftermath of UVic's overtime loss to Winnipeg on Saturday night Vikes win streak ends

Luke and Aaron Chapman are the latest brother combination at Carleton University and the Charlatan did a piece on them recently Belleville Bros Ballin' at Carleton

Another CIS-related blogger put a piece together on games this past weekend New Blog Guy

Kevin Mitchell from Saskatoon Star-Phoenix has an article on Rob Lovelace, who has returned to the Saskatchewan Huskies hoping to lead the veteran-laden group back to the Nationals. Lovelace back with a flash

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