Sports Archive: 2008

Roller-coaster weekend for Gaels

The weekend had nine goals, two shutouts, and a 180-degree turn in the women’s hockey team’s performance during their homestand at the Memorial Centre.Continue...

Athletes of the week

Setter Dan Rosenbaum led the Queen’s men’s volleyball team to two straight-set victories over the Laurier Golden Hawks and the Waterloo Warriors this past weekend.Continue...

Women’s volleyball earns a sweep

The women’s volleyball team took out the broom on Saturday against the 4-6 Laurier Golden Hawks and again on Sunday against the 6-3 Waterloo Warriors, beating both teams in three sets.Continue...

Athletes of the term

Fourth-year middle linebacker Thaine Carter led the Gaels defensively en route to a perfect 8-0 regular season.Continue...

Men’s volleyball pulls off two wins

The men’s volleyball team came up with two big straight-set victories over the 4-4 Laurier Golden Hawks and the 5-4 Waterloo Warriors last weekend at Bartlett Gym.Continue...

Football Gaels take national awards

The football team’s season may have ended in disappointment, but the awards and accolades for their accomplishments piled up in Hamilton last week at the Vanier Cup festivities.Continue...

Gaels shut out by Redmen on home ice

After last weekend’s 4-1 humiliation in Montreal against the Redmen, the Gaels could use a short bench and lack of home-ice advantage to begin explaining the loss.Continue...

Men’s volleyball knocks off Lions

The men’s volleyball team made mincemeat of the York Lions Friday with a 25-20, 25-20, 28-26 victory.Continue...

Gaels beat Gryphons, Ridgebacks

The women’s hockey team had a successful weekend on the road, overcoming a giant in the Guelph Gryphons and gaining vengeance for an earlier defeat at the hands of the underdog University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ridgebacks.Continue...

Athletes of the week

Down, but never out, Amr Hamour came from behind in both of his matches to secure victory for the Gaels at the Men’s Squash East Sectional at Queen’s this past weekend.Continue...

Fall term grades for the Gaels

The men’s rowing team made huge strides this year, claiming its first provincial championship since 2004 and one of the two OUA banners of the fall term.Continue...

What is and what could be

Saturday’s men’s hockey game between Queen’s and the McGill Redmen simultaneously provided despair and hope for Gaels fans.Continue...

Women’s Hockey

It was a disappointing weekend for the Queen’s women’s hockey team as they lost both of their games and fell out of the top five teams in the OUA standings.Continue...

Men’s volleyball goes one for two

The men’s volleyball team lost to the defending OUA champions, the McMaster Marauders, in four sets on the road Saturday, but rebounded to beat the Guelph Gryphons in four sets Sunday.Continue...

Women’s volleyball earns a win

The women’s volleyball team picked up their second win of the season Saturday at the Royal Military College, beating the RMC Paladins in straight sets.Continue...

Athletes of the Week

Third-year forward Mitch Leger had a great weekend for the men’s basketball team, putting up 26 points and 10 rebounds in the team’s 72-67 win over Waterloo Friday night and adding another 26 points and 10 rebounds in their 97-84 loss to Laurier Saturday.Continue...

Outshot and outscored, but set for a rematch

The Gaels had a rough road trip last weekend, dropping a 4-3 decision in a shootout against the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees before being demolished 4-1 in a heated affair on Saturday night in Montreal against the McGill Redmen.Continue...

Gaels open with a bang

The men’s basketball team started the season with a bang Friday. They beat the Waterloo Warriors 72-67 a team that was 6-16 last season—who defeated the Gaels 92-62 in the pre-season.Continue...

Cross country places tenth at nationals

The Queen’s cross country team’s last two races of the season had some historical undertones.Continue...

Silver lining to rugby season

The men’s rugby season ended in disappointment Saturday when they lost the OUA championship game for the second straight year.Continue...

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