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…

A Long, Winding Road Ultimately Led Logan Rempel to Holland College

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – Sometimes, one must take the road less traveled to get to their final destination. For Logan Rempel (Grande Prairie, Alta.), the road less traveled has had its share of detours, pit stops, and roadblocks along the way. While he didn’t necessarily choose to take this path willingly, his road map has included…