August 30, 2016

Sports

From Oil Thigh to O Canada

After breaking onto the scene as one of the most dominant players in women’s rugby, Emma Chown temporarily swapped her tri-colour uniform for a red and white kit.Continue...

Key matchups for the 2016-17 Gaels

With varsity seasons quickly approaching, Queen’s teams are starting to gear up in their quest for a championship. Some will succeed, and others won’t, but there’s sure to be a lot of action in the coming season.Continue...

Gaels announce final set of recruits for the 2016-17 varsity season

With the successes of last year behind them, many Queen’s teams have had to say goodbye to graduating athletes. To fill the void left by the players, many teams have added fresh faces to change the landscape of next season.Continue...

Hitting the runner’s wall

“Dad, it's over.” Inside St. Michael’s Hospital in downtown Toronto, Queen’s cross-country runner Alex Wilkie had nothing more to say as he stared down at his CAT scans and a collection of paperwork for the upcoming months of physiotherapy.Continue...

Hobbs touches down in Montreal

Queen’s quarterback Nate Hobbs was just having a regular weekend when he received a cryptic text message from head coach Pat Sheahan, telling him he’d be heading to Quebec for the Montreal...Continue...

Swinging for the team

Queen’s golfer Jordan Gregoris held a comfortable spot in third place after two days at the Canadian University/College Golf Championships.Continue...

Playing on home soil

Earlier this month when Rugby Canada released their 35-man roster for their June international home series against Japan, Russia and Italy, Queen’s men’s rugby captain Lucas Rumball was shocked. The 20-year old flanker was selected in head coach Mark Anscombe’s squad that features both youth and experience.Continue...

McHaffie looking to buck the trend

Just a year after trading in her skates for a whistle and a white board, Morgan McHaffie is gaining support as she progresses in the coaching community.Continue...

Molly Labenski trades in Acadia’s red and blue for Queen’s tricolour

For those who experienced it live, the night of November 5, 2015 at Nixon Field was easily one of the most unforgettable and dramatic nights in Queen’s athletic history.Continue...

Corby quietly says goodbye after promising start

Just weeks after training with the NFL’s New York Giants and getting drafted by the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos, former Gaels wide-receiver Doug Corby has officially retired from professional football...Continue...

Dr. Scott Lynn leads golf biomechanics research

Those who have golfed with a random partner before may know that often conversations on the course are there just to fill the awkward silence. But every now and then you come across someone worth listening to.Continue...

Abusow dominates in Philadelphia

After a year of disappointment and bad luck, Queen’s solo heavyweight rower Danielle Abusow needed a reminder of how far she had come.Continue...

Veronika Lavergne trades in NCAA for Gaels

It doesn’t often happen that a team gets a second chance on a recruit — but in the case of the Queen’s women’s basketball team, they’re pretty happy they did.Continue...

Keeping your options open

If you watched the NFL draft, you might have come across this staggering stat: 224 out of the 253 players selected (86 percent) played multiple sports in high school. If that’s not striking enough, the number in the first round alone was even higher: 28 out of 31 (90 percent).Continue...

VIP Boxes added to Richardson revitalization checklist

At a Board of Trustee’s meeting in May, a motion to increase the budget of the Richardson Stadium revitalization by $300,000 was approved, adding VIP seating to the construction agenda.Continue...

Former Queen's rugby player is Rio bound

As Rugby Sevens makes its inaugural appearance at the fast approaching Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio, former Gael Rose LaBreche (BSc. ’10), will make history as one of 12 women’s rugby match officials.Continue...

Trio of Gaels take part in 14th Annual East-West Bowl

On May 14, top CIS football players from across the country travelled to McGill’s Percival Molson Memorial Stadium to play in the 2016 East-West Bowl.Continue...

Former Gaels fullback Justin Gleben signs with CFL Lions

Recent Queen’s graduate and former fullback of the Gaels football team, Justin Gleben, has traded in his tricolour for orange and black, signing with the CFL’s BC Lions this summer.Continue...

Richardson Stadium construction ahead of schedule

Richardson Stadium is on track to be ready in time for the first games of the fall season.Continue...

Women’s rugby wins big at Colour Awards

Women’s rugby had plenty to celebrate last night after they won two awards at the annual varsity team Colour Awards.Continue...

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