Sports

Former Gael, current Olympian Julie-Anne Staehli slows down to catch up with ‘The Journal’

Even with years of race wins and success under her belt, numbers are only half the story for Olympian and Queen’s alum Julie-Anne Staehli.Continue...

Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship: Round one recap

Game 1—UBC Thunderbirds vs RMC Paladins Continue...

Women’s soccer caps 2021 with win over Cape Breton in U Sports Consolation Finals

After dropping their first contest against MacEwan University last Thursday, the Queen’s Women’s Soccer team came back to finish in fifth place at the 2021 U Sports Women’s Soccer Championships after beating the tournament hosts, Cape Breton University, 3-0 on Sunday.Continue...

Gaels fall to the Mustangs in 113th Yates Cup

The Queen’s Gaels were defeated by the Western Mustangs 29-0 in the 113 th Yates Cup on Saturday.Continue...

Sports in Brief: Week 10

The Men’s Football Team fell to the Western Mustangs 29-0 in the 113 th Yates Cup on Nov. 20, effectively putting an end to their 2021 campaign. Their loss against the Mustangs was the first and only of their season. They finish the year with a 7-1 overall record.Continue...

The Queen’s Journal’ vs ‘Western Gazette’ Fantasy Football 2021: Week 12

With American Thanksgiving this week, the NFL will be providing the conversational fodder for millions of families across North America.Continue...

Queen’s Women’s Rugby wins 2021 U Sports Championship

Befitting its name, Queen’s now inhabits a monarchical position over Canada’s varsity women’s rugby.Continue...

Gaels Defeat Gee-Gees in OUA Semifinals, advance to 113th Yates Cup

The Queen’s Gaels defeated the uOttawa Gee-Gees 32-15 on Saturday at Richardson Stadium. With their victory, the Gaels will be playing for the 113 th Yates Cup against the Western Mustangs on Nov. 20.Continue...

Women’s soccer wins OUA Championship in London

After 120 minutes of scoreless play and eight rounds of penalty shootouts, the Gaels defeated the Western Mustangs in a nail-biting OUA Final on Friday, Nov. 12.Continue...

Sports in Brief: Week nine

Varsity Teams

Football

The Queen’s Men’s Football Team defeated the uOttawa Gee-Gees in the OUA semi-final last weekend 32-15. In doing so, they advance to the Yates Cup—Ontario’s provincial title match—against Western this weekend. Kick-off will be at 1 p.m. at Richardson Stadium on Nov. 20.Continue...

The Queen’s Journal’ vs ‘Western Gazette’ Fantasy Football 2021: Week 11

The oddities of this NFL season have now extended into a second week—upsets have continued, and star players have struggled. After an unexpected win last week, The Journal is back in action as the playoff race begins to tighten up and teams prepare for the last few weeks of a grueling regular season.Continue...

2021 U Sports Women’s Rugby Championships: Round three recap

Consolation Final—Guelph Gryphons vs UBC Thunderbirds

The Thunderbirds and the Gryphons battled it out on the field Sunday morning in the consolation final to settle fifth and sixth place tournament finishes. The Thunderbirds went to work straight from the kick-off and gained a 33-0 lead by halftime. Guelph scored three tries and kicked two converts to get on the board in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to sustain a successful comeback. The Thunderbirds scored four more tries to seal the victory. With this win, UBC finished in fifth place, and the Gryphons settled for sixth.

Final score: 57-19 Thunderbirds.Continue...

2021 U Sports Women’s Rugby Championships: Round two recap

Game 1—Guelph Gryphons vs StFX X-Women

The first game to kick of the tournament’s second round, both the Guelph Gryphons and the StFX X-Women fought hard to remain in contention for a spot in the consolation finals on Sunday. Only one team, however, came out victorious, and it was none other than the reigning OUA champions themselves.Continue...

2021 U Sports Women’s Rugby Championships: Round one recap

Game 1—uOttawa Gee-Gees vs St. FX X-Women

The first game of the tournament, Wednesday’s 11 a.m. matchup between the uOttawa Gee-Gees and St. FX X-women saw more than a clash of jersey colours. Laying on the pressure early, the Gee-Gees trotted up and down the pitch for the first half, establishing a 22-0 lead just 11 minutes into the game—something that would eventually prove insurmountable for the X-Women, as the Gee-Gees would close the door on the Nova Scotians shortly into the second half, despite them two hard-fought tries before the final whistle blow.Continue...

‘What’s visible can really change the lens of racialized groups’

In early November, the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and the Indigeneity, Diaspora, Equity and Anti-racism (IDEA) in Sport Research Lab released their Anti-Racism Report to address racism in varsity sports.Continue...

Gaels defeat Ravens 41-14 in OUA quarterfinals

The Queen’s Gaels defeated the Carleton Ravens on Saturday afternoon, 41-14.Continue...

Men’s rugby drops OUA finals against Guelph

After residing at Queen’s for the past three years, the Turner Trophy is making its return to Guelph.Continue...

Rowing finishes 2021 strong with seven medals at Nationals

The rowing team returned from the Canadian University Rowing Championship with an impressive medal haul, one that reflected their 2021 campaign as a whole.Continue...

Queen’s Women’s Rugby falls short in OUA Championship finals

This past weekend, the Queen’s Women’s Rugby team competed in the 2021 OUA Championships finals, falling short to the Guelph Gryphons 32-23 in the match on Nov. 6.Continue...

Sports in Brief: Week eight

Varsity Sports

Men’s Football

The Men’s Football team capped off their postseason with an impressive 41-14 win over the Carleton Ravens in the OUA playoff Quarterfinal Game on Nov. 6. This weekend, they face the uOttawa Gee-Gees in the OUA Eastern Conference finals. Kick-off will be at 1 p.m. on Nov. 13 at Richardson Stadium.Continue...

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