- Ottawa Gee-Gees right wing Nick Vernelli, an Odessa native, is joining Queen's sniper Brady Olsen with the Rapid City Rush of the Central league; his signing was just announced today. Vernelli was a key player for the hockey Gee-Gees the past couple seasons.
(Way back when, Vernelli once played on a high school team that had Trina Sager, official sister of Out of Left Field, as its backup goalie. Speaking of the ol' high school, what does it say when a 31-year-old man actually notices that said ol' high school made the city semi-final in baseball? A hearty huzzah goes to a lad named Brock Cook, who scored the winning run in the final inning and as a pitcher, helped combine on a two-hitter to upset Frontenac, which is about twice the size of Ernestown.
- Halifax and Kingston have a lot of similarities, so maybe that explains why RMC is hiring Scott James, a Dalhousie assistant the past five seasons, as its new basketball coach.
The Paladins are 1-65 in the OUA since all-everything forward Kevin Dulude graduated after the 2004-05 season. Wish James well.
- Incidentally, on the topic of Kingston and university sports, Tyler King of CFRC Sports has now posted a season's worth of Offsides podcasts, for anyone who's interested to hear what we sound like.
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
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