Sports

Six Gaels recognized on 2021 East-West Bowl roster

Six Queen’s football players were recognized by the 2021 U SPORTS East-West Bowl roster earlier this month.Continue...

Bears and Gaels: Making sense of Queen’s symbolism

Queen’s symbolism can be downright confusing. Many students end up graduating without ever finding out what a Gael is, and much less what its teddy bear mascot, Boo Hoo, has to do with anything...Continue...

The COVID year: Queen’s student-athletes look back on the lost season

With the school year nearly over, it’s safe to say that this year hasn’t been ideal for anyone—student-athletes included.Continue...

Queen’s pioneers the Canadian Collegiate Cycling Association as Gaels lead the peloton in inaugural virtual championship

In light of COVID-19, the Queen’s cycling team adopted a unique and innovative approach to provide an exciting season over the past year, which culminated this past weekend.Continue...

Queen’s Ladies in Fitness Training creating community for women in the gym

Even though the ARC has been opening and closing sporadically this year, some athletic clubs are still making do.Continue...

Sports Law & Strategy Group holds town halls for Queen’s Athletics department review

The Sports Law and Strategy Group (SLSG) held two town halls, on March 23 and 24, designed to communicate the preliminary findings of their departmental review concerning Queen’s Athletics and Recreation (A&R).Continue...

Internal emails reveal backlash among alumni, donors over Boyd firing

The University and A&R received dozens of emails from alumni expressing concern over the decision to fire cross country coach Steve Boyd. The alumni’s concerns appear to have gone unanswered.Continue...

Men’s hockey starts fundraiser for the Hockey Diversity Alliance

This year, the Queen’s men’s hockey team decided to take the spirit of Black History Month beyond February and make it an active movement—a change they’re pushing into action.Continue...

Queen’s closes ARC indefinitely while public health confirms positive cases had used facilities

The University announced on Wednesday that the ARC will be closed indefinitely starting on March 18.Continue...

Queen’s Journal vs Western Gazette March Madness bracket competition

Our previous fantasy football series against the Western Gazette sports section was such a hit, we figured we should face off again. In this series, our bout centres around one of the oldest, most sacred traditions in North American sport: the March Madness bracket.Continue...

Queen’s law students participate in U of T’s Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada

On March 13, the University of Toronto’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS) held its ninth annual “Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada” (HACC) over Zoom. Six students from the Queen’s Faculty of Law participated.Continue...

Golden games, vol.2: 10th anniversary of women’s hockey’s six-overtime victory

In the ninth period of a game that seemed like it may never end, the former women’s hockey centre and current assistant coach, Morgan McHaffie, dove to the Guelph net for a rebound.Continue...

Men’s hockey shooting for success with new recruits

While the pandemic has created a quiet year for men’s hockey, one aspect of the game has remained busy: recruiting.Continue...

Meet Robin Worling, Queen’s Ice Dunker and Crashed Ice extraordinaire

Last week, on a small lake 30 minutes outside of Ottawa, something special happened.Continue...

Kwame Osei forges his spot in Queen’s history

When Kwame Osei gathers up his receivers on the football field, his presence is compelling. When he talks, they listen. His ability to lead coupled with his football acumen may present the image that, for him, becoming a coach was a given.

But it wasn’t. He’s had a long hill to climb before he became a coach for men’s and women’s football.Continue...

Soccer’s changing place in Canada and at Queen’s

Soccer is the world’s game, but historically, it’s struggled to find its footing in the harsh Canadian climate.Continue...

Queen’s Rocket League team nearly unseats second place UOttawa, hangs on to sixth place in playoffs

While most sports have hit a lull, the Queen’s eSports Association (QEA) has been competing fervently.

This past weekend, QEA’s Rocket League team played in the first round of playoffs, losing to the University of Ottawa in their final best-of-five match, but ultimately moving on to the next round, albeit as the lowest seed.Continue...

Hugh Fraser: a trailblazer on the oval and in the courtroom

When he was seven years old and new to the country, Hugh Fraser had the Canadian right of passage of experiencing his first snowfall. 17 years later, he was entering Montreal’s Olympic stadium for the 1976 summer games donning red and white. He was just getting started.

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Conversations with Queen's legend Jock Climie

For Jock Climie, self-congratulation isn’t really a thing.

Even though he boasts a laundry list of accomplishments transcending three professions, the length of which would require the lungs of an Olympic swimmer to speak in one breath, he doesn’t pat himself on the back for them. And he never will.Continue...

How the oil-thigh lost its shine: Queen’s fading football tradition

The thunderous Queen’s war cries which once flooded campus on football game days are no more, their echoes having faded into silence long ago.Continue...

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