February 23, 2017

Sports

Gearing up for the playoffs

By every standard, it’s been a legendary season for the men’s hockey team. On Saturday, after beating the Carleton Ravens in overtime, the Gaels clinched a third seed playoff spot and a new program record for wins in a season with 18.Continue...

Which varsity team will go farthest in the playoffs?

The Journal’s sports editors argue which Gaels team will go deep in the OUA playoffsContinue...

Harsh conditions make for good Quidditch

Snow, ice, and below zero temperatures. These were the weather conditions for the Quidditch tournament held on Saturday, Feb. 11, hosted by the Queen’s Quidditch Club.Continue...

Livingston leads Gaels past Thunderwolves

At a critical point in the season, the women’s volleyball team is in need of strong performances more than ever. On Sunday, they got what they were looking for.Continue...

Winning streak snapped at sixteen for women’s basketball

The women’s basketball team’s historic winning streak came to a unfortunate close this past weekend as women’s basketball fell to the Carleton Ravens 60-52. The loss marks their first of the season, but the Gaels were quick to bounce back with a victory over the Ottawa Gee-Gees on Saturday.Continue...

Nationally ranked opponents keep men’s basketball on losing streak

The Gaels’ streak extended to eleven over the weekend after a home stand turned sour with losses to the number one nationally-ranked Carleton Ravens and number three Ottawa Gee-Gees.Continue...

Breaking a Queen’s record: a long journey for Singh

While Sukhpreet Singh would’ve told you that Sunday’s away matchup against U of T was just another game of the season, he had something personal on the line.Continue...

Veteran leadership leads undefeated Gaels

Often in sports, the strength of a group is defined by the strength of their leaders. For the women’s basketball team, it’s no different.Continue...

Women’s squash wins OUA gold

Over the last three years, the women’s squash team has ascended to the top of Ontario university squash.Continue...

Sweeping towards the podium

For the average person, their exposure to curling is rather limited. Often it’s glossed over on TSN, only highlighted during the Olympics.Continue...

Week 5: Gaels away from home

Mixed bag of results for travelling teams.Continue...

Gaels focus on successful system even with players gone

Teams can sometimes be put in difficult situations because of their success, and that’s exactly what has happened with the men’s hockey team.Continue...

Gaels fall to Paladins at 31st Carr-Harris Cup

When rivalry games are played, it brings out the best in both teams. Often, deep historical ties and bad blood boils over, with anything possible over the course of 60 minutes.Continue...

Women’s hockey continues to roll

It wasn’t the start that any of them had in mind. After ten games, the women’s hockey team was looking at a 4-6 record and a discouraging weekend consisting of two straight losses. Something wasn’t right. And then it was.Continue...

Dixon grows as team flourishes

When Abby Dixon decided to focus her sights on basketball over competitive soccer as a 16-year-old, multi-sport athlete, she couldn’t have anticipated the success that her basketball career would bring.Continue...

Looking at the stats: women’s volleyball

With every season comes a fresh start, an opportunity to turn the chapter on last year. At 5-8, the women’s volleyball team currently sits fifth in the OUA East with only Trent and RMC behind them.Continue...

Blowout victories keep women’s basketball undefeated

The women’s basketball team continues to be unstoppable this season, with victories over the Nipissing Lakers and Laurentian Voyageurs this weekend putting them at 14-0.Continue...

Men’s basketball keeps sliding, losing seven in a row

Last week head coach Stephan Barrie told The Journal that all was fine within the Gaels’ locker room, even amidst their five-game losing skid.Continue...

Women’s hockey continues to roll, winning eight in a row

On Saturday night, the Kingston Memorial Centre had a buzz unlike any regular season game this year.Continue...

Brett Gibson reflects on success

Gaels’ men’s hockey coach Brett Gibson has been enjoying his fair share of success behind the bench for the Gaels, with a 16-6 record this season. This level of success has put many people on notice, including Hockey Canada.Continue...

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