Laurier’s Ntore Habimana Discusses How to be the Best

From Tyra Forde, Laurier Golden Hawks Athletics “Watching NBA basketball has always been a part of my life and it drove me to become the best player I can be.” Since he was young, Mississauga, Ont., native Ntore Habimana has wanted to shoot hoops. “I am a very competitive person,” he explains. That competitive spirit…

A Career in Full: Gee-Gees Honour Stoqua and Epistola in Final Game

By Michael Sun, the Charlatan OTTAWA — As the clock wound down on Calvin Epistola and Sean Stoqua’s university basketball careers, a special moment came up. With around two minutes remaining in the U Sports consolation finals game between the Ottawa Gee-Gees and the Alberta Golden Bears, there was a stoppage in play as both…

Rachel Fradgley’s Self Discovery

by Michael Sun – The Charlatan LONDON, Ont. — Rachel Fradgley is back home. The London forward and Western teacher’s college student has had a basketball career and life of highs and lows – as well as self-discovery. It’s taken her from London to Vancouver to back to London. Now, she’s playing for the local Western…

The Happiness of Elizabeth Leblanc

by Michael Sun, The Charlatan LONDON, Ont. — Elizabeth Leblanc was going to teacher’s college. She knew that last summer. What she didn’t know was that she would be playing basketball again – and enjoying it. Leblanc – known as Becky – finished off an illustrious four-year career at Carleton University in 2018. She was…