Sports

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...

Thirty-six years in the making for men's hockey

This Saturday, the Gaels will travel to North York to battle the York University Lions for the 106th Queen’s Cup — a competition the Gaels haven’t had the opportunity to take part in since 1981.Continue...

Women's hockey gearing up for U Sports championship

With the U Sports Championship around the corner, the women’s hockey team is preparing for battle in Napanee.Continue...

Gaels recognized in OUA All-Star awards

Strong seasons result in personal accolades.Continue...

Gaels sweep McGill for berth to OUA finals

The men’s hockey team earned a place in the OUA finals with an emphatic 4-2 win over the McGill Redmen on Friday night, claiming the OUA East title in the second leg of a two-game sweep over the division leaders from Quebec.Continue...

Women's volleyball swept from playoffs by Western

The women’s volleyball team was on a hot streak coming into the OUA playoffs, winning seven of their last 10, but a loss at Western over the weekend saw their season come to an end.Continue...

Men's volleyball ousted from playoffs by undefeated McMaster

The men’s volleyball team closed out their season this Saturday with a 3-0 loss to the undefeated McMaster Marauders in the quarter-finals of the OUA playoffs.Continue...

Women's basketball claims silver in close loss to Carleton

A sold-out ARC would have to settle for a second-place finish by the women’s basketball team in the OUA finals, as they fell to the Carleton Ravens in a low-scorin, 49-41 finish.Continue...

Gaels one win away from national championship berth

With a potential national tournament berth on the line Friday night, there’s no place like home for the women’s basketball team.Continue...

Looking for one last podium finish

Julie-Anne Staehli is heading into one of her last competitive racing events for Queen’s, but her career is far from over.Continue...

First round exit for men’s basketball team

A 26-9 run in the fourth quarter wasn’t enough for the men’s basketball team to come back against the Nipissing Lakers in the first round of playoff action last week.Continue...

Men’s curling team wins silver at OUA

Wesley Forget’s path to the OUA championships is unlike any other curler before him. After spending the 2015-16 season off the ice as the coach of the men’s curling team, Forget returned to the team this season to don the tricolour jersey as the team’s skip.Continue...

Beyond the stats: women’s volleyball

After going 5-8 through the first part of the season, the women’s volleyball team has been one of the hottest teams in the OUA, winning five of their last six games.Continue...

Women’s fencing team wins bronze on home court

This past weekend, with crowds watching in the ARC, Queen’s locked swords with the province’s best at the OUA Women’s Fencing Championships.Continue...

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...

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