Sports

Sports in Brief: Week 2

Six Gaels teams started their seasons over the weekend—check out how they fared.

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Season Preview: Football

After a year without stepping on the gridiron, Queen’s Football head coach Steve Snyder has a deceptively simple goal in mind for this year.Continue...

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

The opening week of the NFL season has come and gone. From an MVP-sized collapse out of Aaron Rodgers, to an MVP-level performance from Jameis Winston, to some wild overtime antics in Las Vegas, NFL football is back. Though The Journal was unsuccessful in last week’s contest against The Western Gazette , this week should offer more promise—or at least a similar level of excitement.Continue...

Season Preview: Men’s and Women’s Rugby

After missing an entire season of formal competition, the Queen’s Men’s and Women’s Rugby teams are eager to resume and repeat their dominant performances of the past.Continue...

Season Preview: Men’s and women’s soccer

After 15 months without facing other competitors, the Queen’s Men’s and Women’s soccer teams are, understandably, ready to pick up exactly where they left off two seasons ago.Continue...

Jaden Lindo hired by the Pittsburgh Penguins as manager of Community Hockey Program

Jaden Lindo’s impact on the game of hockey has transcended varsity sports and reached the National Hockey League.Continue...

‘The Queen’s Journal’ vs ‘Western Gazette’ Fantasy Football 2021: week one

As the NFL season gets underway this Thursday, The Journal is reviving its “start ‘em, sit ‘em” fantasy football competition with the Western Gazette’s sports section.Continue...

Queen’s Quidditch looks to recruit more team members

At Queen’s, Quidditch has had a notable effect on the landscape of club athletics, and the team is working to recruit more athletes who are potentially interested in the sport.Continue...

Exploring the social power of Queen's pick-up basketball scene

For those who know it, Queen’s is home to a very vibrant pick-up basketball scene, and like many pick-up basketball communities around the world, its social roots run deep.Continue...

Summer Sports News Recap

Although the summer term is considered a period of rest by some, for many Queen’s athletes it’s only another season in which they can continue to generate headlines.Continue...

Queen’s students, past and present, reflect on competing at the Tokyo Olympic Games

For some, the Tokyo Olympics were more than just a highlight to watch on TV.Continue...

Queen’s set to host 2022 U Sports Women’s Basketball National Championships

For the first time in its history, Queen’s is set to host the U Sports Championships for Women’s Basketball.Continue...

Katie Bruggeling named Head Coach of Queen’s Rowing

On Jun. 22, Athletics and Recreation announced Katie Bruggeling as head coach of Queen’s Rowing. She replaces Rami Massarani.Continue...

Queen’s Professor provides insight into racial abuse following EURO 2020 loss

On July 11, Italy defeated England in a tense penalty shootout to win the UEFA European Football Championship (EURO) 2020.Continue...

Athletics and Recreation increases outdoor capacity, plans to reopen indoor facilities

After a summer of gradual expansion, the use of outdoor facilities on campus has returned to near-normalcy, and gym-goers will soon be back at the ARC for the first time since March.Continue...

OUA announces adjusted structures and schedules for 2021-22 season

On Jun. 23, Ontario University Athletics (OUA) announced approved structures for the 2021-22 season in a recent update regarding the organization’s plans to return to sport this fall.Continue...

Crunching Numbers with the Queen’s Sports Analytics Organization

Hours upon hours of practice. Fierce dedication. Heart and soul. Raw talent. This is what comes to mind when measuring an athlete or sports team’s ability to compete.Continue...

Despite setbacks, Women’s Football continues to forge its place at Queen’s

“It hasn’t been an ideal year.”Continue...

Queen’s rower qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Gavin Stone, Sci ’19, a Queen’s student and member of the Canadian National Rowing Team, has secured a spot at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics after qualifying in Lucerne, Switzerland at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta. Stone and his Canadian rowing teammates will be representing Canada alongside 10 other Canadian boats.Continue...

Queen’s volleyball players selected for Volleyball Canada’s NextGen Women’s Program

Arielle Palermo, ArtSci ’23, and Hannah Duchesneau, ArtSci ’24, two outside hitters from Queen’s women’s volleyball, have been selected for the Women’s NextGen Program with Volleyball Canada.Continue...

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