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Rapids sauce free hockey gear to aspiring Crosbys

Organized by the Paugan Falls Rapids hockey team and Next Shift Hockey, the “Gear up for glory” event on the Heritage Hall lawn in Low on July 6 will provide new or lightly used hockey equipment for free to youth aged three to 18.

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Paddling to Paris

Chelsea’s Sophia Jensen is heading to the Olympic Games in Paris this summer and achieving a lifelong dream in the process. 

The 22-year-old sprint canoer secured her spot with a podium finish during the International Canoe Federation World Cup in Hungary last month; Team Canada officially announced her place on their roster on June 24.

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Rapids win thriller in overtime

The first goal he scored (in overtime) won the Rapids the series.  Bryan Kealey’s heroic overtime playoff goal against the Bytown Royals may have been his first of the year but it was also the biggest. His goal, just three minutes and nine seconds into the first...

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Rapids roll into playoffs

It’s only their first season in the Eastern Ontario Super Hockey League, but the Paugan Falls Rapids have pulled off a major achievement: These beloved underdogs are heading to the playoffs! After beating the Glengarry Pipers 4-2 in a must-win game at home on Feb....

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Low gears up to celebrate beloved former outdoor league

As anyone who has taken in a Paugan Falls Rapids game at the Gatineau Valley Arena in Low can attest: Hockey has the power to bring a community together.  In the Hills, beginning as early as the 1920s, hockey was foundational for its many small communities. In...

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