Sports

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...

Crouse says goodbye to Queen's

Kyla Crouse is moving on.Continue...

Jacob Schroeter’s road to recovery

A defining moment for Jacob Schroeter, for better or for worse was his first playoff game as a freshman Gael against Nipissing in October of 2014.Continue...

Winter Varsity Sports Power Rankings

Women's basketball was ranked the top varsity winter sport this year.Continue...

Curling wins fifth at U Sports national tournament

The men’s curling team, led by seasoned skip Wesley Forget, missed out on the semifinals at the U Sports Championships in Thunder Bay this week, finishing the round robin 3-4. The team is returning to Queen’s with a fifth place finish at nationals.Continue...

Competing to the final whistle for women’s hockey

Very few university hockey teams in Canada can say that they played hockey on the last day of the season. On Sunday, the women’s hockey team was given that honour.Continue...

Another chance in front of scouts

Standout Gaels running back Jonah Pataki, who ranked fourth in the OUA this season with 814 rushing yards, is one of 45 prospects to receive an invitation to the National CFL Combine, which takes place in Regina March 23-25.Continue...

National run ends short for men's hockey

While the Gaels went into the U Sports Championship in Fredericton with a confidence attained from their successful regular season, their national playoffs stint was cut short. The Gaels lost 5-1 in the first game to the tournament host, the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds. The game brought the Gaels’ 2016-17 run to an end, and the team finished fifth in the country.Continue...

What I learned covering sports this year

When I first got the news that I had gotten the job as Assistant Sports Editor back in April 2016, I was overjoyed. I couldn’t wait to write about different sports that I loved, get my stories published and pick up new skills along the way.Continue...

Gaels upset falls short in the first round

It was a packed and rowdy Thursday night at the Strathcona Paper Centre in Napanee, as the eighth-seed Queen’s women’s hockey team looked to open their U Sports Championship campaign on a winning note against the first-seed UBC Thunderbirds. The Gaels were unable to complete the upset in a game that came down to the final moments, as UBC topped the hosts by a score of 2-1.Continue...

An unexpected road trip to the U Sports Cavendish University Cup for men's hockey

While most of the Queen’s community might be upset at the snow this late into March, the men’s hockey team is relishing the situation it has left them.Continue...

Family tradition draws new recruits to Gaels

When high-school graduates are picking their schools, they often look to their family’s alma mater. Whether it’s the family connection or familiarity, families are often drawn to the same schools.Continue...

E-Sports on the rise at Queen’s

In March of 2016, former NBA player Rick Fox made headlines with a surprising statement about a new up-and-coming sport. “In two years, it’ll be on par with the NHL,” Fox told news outlets. When he made this claim, Fox wasn’t referring to lacrosse. Rather, he was speaking about the world’s fastest growing sport, Electronic Sports — otherwise known as eSports or competitive video gaming.Continue...

Women's basketball miss out on podium finish

Last Sunday, the Gaels closed out their season in Victoria, B.C. against the Carleton Ravens, with a U Sports national bronze medal on the line. Looking for a chance at redemption, having lost to the Raven’s just weeks before in the OUA finals, the Gaels ended their historic 18-1 season on a bit of a sour note.Continue...

Chasing national dreams out west

After three years of moving from a practice squad player at Queen’s to OUA All-Star, Emma Chown has added yet another item to her list of accomplishments in rugby.Continue...

Women’s basketball moves one step forward to national championship

Gaels turn 30-21 deficit into 60-51 win versus Cape Breton.Continue...

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