Sports

Callender ‘honored’to wear Maple Leaf at FISU tournament

When Laura Callender found out she was selected to represent Canada at the 2017 Summer Universiade this coming August, she felt a myriad of emotions. While taken aback by the announcement, she was simultaneously thrilled for the exciting challenge.Continue...

Abraham nets second NHL shot

Although Hockey Canada listed the odds of making it to the NHL as a Canadian-born prospect as 4000-1, Queen’s defenceman, Spencer Abraham, hopes to bend the trend in his favour.Continue...

Queen’s looking for full-time success

In an attempt to bring more consistent success to their athletic programs, Queen’s announced earlier this summer that they will be investing in full-time coaching positions for men’s and women’s soccer and rugby.

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Positive outlooks for women's and men's basketball 2017-18 seasons

After looking back at the men’s and women’s basketball seasons, it’s safe to say the two are almost polar opposites.Continue...

Rowing coach wins local Citizenship Award

During Canada’s sesquicentennial, former Queen’s rowing coach John Armitage stood outside City Hall as one of Kingston’s five outstanding citizens for 2017.Continue...

From Kingston to Vegas

It would be an understatement to say that Doug Davidson’s life has changed drastically since he graduated from Queen’s in 2013.Continue...

Pritchard encapsulated the spirit of Queen’s

Although June 3 was a tough day for Queen’s Athletics, it also gave people a chance to remember and appreciate a true friend.Continue...

Gibson named to Canada’s U17 National Team

After spending over a decade building the men’s hockey program from the ground up, Brett Gibson has become one of the most respected coaches at the university level. Nationally, Hockey Canada has noticed Gibson, giving him opportunities he used to dream of.Continue...

Women’s Hockey lands pair of transfers from down south

When deciding where’s the best fit for a student athlete, one of the biggest questions is whether to cross the border or not. For two of Queen’s newest women’s hockey players, the decision to go to the United States has brought them back home.Continue...

De Goede putting in double time

It’s no secret varsity athletes have difficulties striking a balance between their sport, academics and being social.Continue...

Gaels Golf struggle at Canadian Championships

It’s safe to say the Queen’s golf team that the Canadian University/College Golf Championships wasn’t their best outing. Although the Gaels had a strong finish at the 2016 event, as well as a promising qualifying finish at the 2016 OUA championship, neither the male or female team made the final round of the Canadian Championships.Continue...

Queen’s recruitment goes to great lengths to recruit star athletes

In the United States, the way colleges approach athlete recruitment is a lucrative business. After years with their eyes on young talent, recruitment offices spend inordinate amounts of time and...Continue...

Wakefield taking one last shot at glory

Jess Wakefield has known for a while that this past season, her fourth with the women’s hockey team, wouldn’t be her last. Taking advantage of the U Sports rule that allows athletes to continue...Continue...

Gaels shine at East-West Bowl

Three Gaels represented Queen’s at the 15th annual Valero East-West Bowl earlier this May. Despite boasting a highly skilled roster, the East was unable to defeat the West, with final score 37-13...Continue...

Holding their own

When the ice breaks over Lake Ontario, it signals the start of a new sailing season.

Earlier in May, the Queen’s Gaels sailing team sent four rookies across the border to Ithaca, New York...Continue...

Queen’s Bench Boss Dave Wilson Reflects on All-Star Experience

Gaels’ women’s basketball coach Dave Wilson has been enjoying his fair share of success lately.

After leading the Queen’s women’s basketball team to the OUA Finals and then into the U...Continue...

Another accolade for Sumner

Prior to this year, if you were to have told cross country runner Claire Sumner that she would be a national champion and compete for Canada at the IAAF world championships in Uganda, she probably...Continue...

Winter clubs look to summer for training

As temperatures rise outside, the competitive season for many winter sports comes to an end. Not for the Nordic Skiing or Figure Skating teams.Continue...

Varsity athletes reflect on five-year careers

Graduating Varsity players talk their five years at Queen'sContinue...

Celebration at Colour Awards

On Tuesday night, the red carpet was rolled out for Queen’s Varsity Club athletes as they celebrated the 81st Colour Awards in a Tricolour-themed ARC.Continue...

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