Sports

Dylan Young named Journal’s Male Athlete of the Year

For his dominance, versatility, and leadership on the pitch, Queen’s scrum half Dylan Young is The Journal’s Male Athlete of the Year.Continue...

Pawn among Queen’s

“People say it’s a game of kings […] You’re playing with the idea of making judgments, making sacrifices. And myself, I particularly prefer to just do weird things with it. It’s what I prefer."

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Varsity Leadership Council closes book on successful year

The Varsity Leadership Council (VLC) is a student-run organization that speaks on behalf of Queen’s varsity athletes and runs initiatives throughout the year to connect Queen’s athletes with the Kingston community.Continue...

Queen’s wins bronze at curling championships

The disinfectant on the handles didn’t do anything to throw off Queen’s curlers, as the women came through in the clutch to snatch the U SPORTS bronze from McMaster.Continue...

Erik Siksna named U SPORTS Rookie of the Year

Erik Siksna has been playing volleyball since he was six years old, but it only took one year for the outside hitter to establish himself as a star at Queen’s.Continue...

The impact of COVID-19 on U SPORTS

Businesses, corporations, education systems and even professional sports leagues are on hold until further notice to combat the spread of COVID-19—and U SPORTS are no exception.Continue...

ARC closed indefinitely

The ARC has been closed indefinitely as of 1 p.m. on March 16 in order to curb the spread of COVID-19.Continue...

Back-to-back: Forsyth Cup stays in Kingston

The men’s volleyball team has done it again, coming back from being down two sets to none to win the OUA Championship over the University of Toronto Varsity Blues.Continue...

Cam Lawson gets ready for the show

Gaels defensive lineman Cameron Lawson, one of the most dominant pass rushers in U SPORTS this season, was an invitee to this year’s Canadian Football League (CFL) National Combine.Continue...

Queen’s coaches talk leadership, team-building, and role models

At Queen’s, varsity coaches try to strike a balance between teamwork, collaboration, and relationship-building in order to create the best possible environment for their players.Continue...

Blair brings home U SPORTS bronze

For Queen’s runner Kara Blair, a fraction of a second won her a bronze medal at the 3000-metre U SPORTS track and field championship on March 6.Continue...

Queens of Queen’s: Part 3

Strategizing, recruiting, optimizing—a coach’s role is manifold. Another responsibility should be addressing the gender gap within sports.Continue...

Gaels CFL combine preview

The 2020 Canadian Football League combine season is almost underway, and there are five Gaels who will be getting evaluated by Canadian Football League (CFL) teams.Continue...

Women’s squash wins sixth straight provincial title, cementing dynasty status

The Queen’s women’s squash team has reached dynasty status.Continue...

Cross country team meets with Deane, new provost

On Monday, the Queen’s cross country team sat down with Principal Patrick Deane and the newly-instated provost Mark Green to discuss Steve Boyd’s firing .Continue...

Engineering vs. Commerce basketball game returns

A new tradition on Queen’s campus has taken the school by storm over the last couple of years, and on March 13, the Engineering vs. Commerce rivalry basketball game will return.Continue...

Anything I can do, you can do better

Although teammates value each other’s skills, sometimes they can get a bit envious. The Journal asked Queen’s student-athletes what skill they would steal from their teammates if they could.Continue...

Queen’s smashes Windsor, on to Final Four

In front of the largest home crowd of the season, the nationally-ranked No. 6 Queen’s men’s volleyball team took to the ARC for their quarterfinal match against the No. 10 Windsor Lancers on Saturday, Feb. 29.Continue...

Carcillo talks concussions

In 429 NHL games, Daniel Carcillo amassed 1,233 penalty minutes and got nicknamed the ‘Car Bomb’ for his play style—people remember that.Continue...

Varsity Clubs round-up: February edition

Women’s squash dynasty continues unabated, women’s curling moves on to U SPORTS championship, and figure skating earns accolades at OUA Championships.Continue...

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