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OSU Force forward Sabrina Mangiaracina (left, facing camera) celebrates her second goal of the match against West Ottawa Warriors during U14 OPDL match in Manotick, Wednesday, June 26. Mangiaracina  scored both OSU goals in a 2-1 comeback win.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Ontario Agricultural Minister discusses challenges with local farm community
Marcel Moncion, owner of Moncion’s Your Independent Grocer in Riverside South, shakes hands with Agricultural Minister Ernie Hardeman at the Marlbough Pub and Eatery in North Gower Friday morning. Moncion’s sells more food and produce than any other retailer in the Carleton riding.
Jeff Morris photo
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Leukemia survivor shares her story at CIBC BBQ for cancer research
Leukemia survivor Jennifer Holmes, back, mans the barbecue at the CIBC Run For The Cure BBQ in Manotick last week.
Gary Coulombe photo
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American girls football pioneer Sam Gordon poses with St. Mark High School students who presented her with a football during a visit to the Manotick school on Thursday, June 13. The pint-sized Gordon, from Salt Lake City, is in a court battle to have high schools in her area to permit girls to play football. She is also an elite soccer player. When Gordon was nine, she scored 25 touchdowns in one season playing against males, some of whom were twice her weight. A highlight video from that season had more than five million views within a week. Gordon has been on a Wheaties box, and she appeared in the NFL 100th anniversary commercial during Super Bowl LII in February. She is also featured in the Nike “Dream Crazier” ad celebrating women in sport. In the spring, St. Mark became the first high school in Canada to host a girls varsity football game. The school is trying to grow girls football to the point where there can be a National Capital girls high school football league.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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In the News

Cheer Team, Leadership have helped make St. Mark experience great

St. Mark student Claire Carver found a creative outlet this year as co-head editor of the school yearbook.
Phil Potter photo
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Trivia Newton-John
A ‘Full House” was on hand for the latest Quiz Night Fund Raiser at The Mill Tavern as more than $2000 was raised for OVACC (Ottawa Valley Aid Chernobyl Children). Again, the A team of LeeAnne Elliott (General Manager), Kasey (Kitchen Mgr.), and servers Melissa and Meghan ensured with their attention to detail a win-win scenario. First place winners from the team “Trivia Newton-John” were, left to right,  Tina Rudkoski, Kelly Thorenton, Emma St-Georges, Kate Clarke, Sarah Leighton and Tristan Tasker. The next scheduled “Quiz Night “ is Tuesday September 24th for “Aphasia Centre”. Please join us for drinks and dinner. Tickets are $15.00 with all money going to the cause. The event starts 7:30pm.
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