Sports

The Journal wins Fantasy Football series against Gazette

One thing is clear, and it’s that The Queen’s Journal ’s fantasy football competition with The Western Gazette was a roller coaster.Continue...

Golden games, vol.1: Gaels stun Axewomen in 2015 CIS quarterfinals

On Nov. 5, 2015, amidst a clamour of whistles, claps, and cheers from the stands, the starting 15 for the Queen’s women’s rugby team quietly assumed their positions on Nixon field and came face to face with the fiercest competitor in Canadian university rugby: The Acadia Axewomen.

They didn’t stand a chance. At least, they weren’t supposed to.Continue...

‘The Queen’s Journal’ vs ‘Western Gazette’: Fantasy Football series—Week 15

Well, we have an official comeback in the works. We beat Western last week in dominant fashion, scoring 42 net points to their pitiful three points. After losing the first two matchups of the series, we have finally evened things up with two weeks to go. That means this week is crucial—if we come away with a third straight win, we can’t lose, and the worst we would do is end in a draw. But who wants that? Below is our roster to hit the three-peat.

Continue...

‘The Queen’s Journal’ vs ‘Western Gazette’: Fantasy Football series—Week 14

Our analysts made great picks last week, although we can’t give them all the credit. Much to our delight, Western benched Darren Waller, who racked up 45 points, the highest-scoring player of the week. We were pleasantly surprised—and a bit confused—to see Western is doubling down on this strategy and has opted to bench the tight end yet again this week. This should give us a bit of breathing room, but just to be sure, we’ve delivered what we’re confident will be another winning roster.Continue...

‘The Queen’s Journal’ vs ‘Western Gazette’: Fantasy Football series—Week 13

It feels like we’re in a game of back-and-forth with Western, alternating who wins every week. While we were dealt a loss last week, this pattern would indicate we’ll be coming out on top come Monday night. We’ve crafted a stellar lineup and are confident we’ll be gifting the ‘Stangs with a big ‘L’ this week—consider it an early Christmas present.

Continue...

A history of Queen’s Football: a new sport for a new school

When today’s students zip through Mackintosh-Corry Hall between lectures for a reprieve from the winter wind, few, if any, are aware they’re standing on hallowed ground.Continue...

Semester Review: How are athletes coping with their pandemic regimens?

There’s little doubt that being prevented from playing your sport of choice—especially at the varsity level—is a bit of a drag.Continue...

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

After some hard work from our analysts and extra prayers to the football gods, we are pleased to announce we absolutely trampled the Mustangs in last week’s matchup, beating them 30 – (-23) net points, tightening the series to 3-2 in their favour.Continue...

Queen’s eSports Association becomes official recreational club

As of this week, the Queen’s eSports Association (QEA) is now the first—and only—gaming-based recreational club on campus.Continue...

Queen’s rugby player Sophie de Goede finds new home abroad with Saracens

While many things are different this year, some things never change: Sophie de Goede continues to light it up on the rugby pitch—only this time on a new team and in a different continent.Continue...

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

This week is a must-win for The Journal . Our statisticians have been pulling all-nighters to put together a roster we’re confident will give us the edge this week.Continue...

'The Queen’s Journal' vs 'Western Gazette': Fantasy Football series—Week Ten

The dog days are over. Whether we credit last week's win to extra research or our Editor in Chief ‘manifesting’ a win for us, we aren’t sure—but we’re looking to repeat our success this week and even out the series.Continue...

Queen’s women’s rugby teammates cross the pond

When the OUA announced its season cancellations, student-athletes were understandably disappointed. Some, however, have found other means to keep playing the sports they love, with an aim to get to the next level.Continue...

At McGill, a case study in scholarships for Indigenous student-athletes

Still in its early years, scholarship presents the first model of its type in CanadaContinue...

Commentary: It’s time to let athletes use cannabis

While public opinion is generally shifting more favourably towards the use of cannabis, there’s one arena where little progress has been made: sports.Continue...

ARC reopens pool change rooms, expands booking limits for gym area

As the Kingston region continues to keep COVID-19 numbers low, the Athletics and Recreation Centre (ARC) has announced further reopening measures.Continue...

‘The Queen’s Journal’ vs ‘Western Gazette’: Fantasy Football series—Week Nine

The Journal ’s fantasy writers are chalking last week’s loss up to what our Managing Editor calls early season blues. With this in mind, adjustments have been made that should earn a tick in the win column this week.Continue...

‘The Queen’s Journal’ vs ‘Western Gazette’: Fantasy Football series—Week Eight

Last week's win went to The Gazette , beating The Journal handily by around a 60-point margin and putting them up 1-0 in...Continue...

Queen’s coaches give pep talks

The midterm season can be a stressful time for most students. Chasing down an ‘A’ for a 40 per cent midterm can feel like a do-or-die playoff match. The reality is, this time of year is crunch time.Continue...

‘The Queen’s Journal’ vs ‘Western Gazette’: Fantasy Football series

Although the NFL is entering its seventh week, this marks the first week of an ongoing ‘start ‘em, sit ‘em’ fantasy football competition between The Journal and Western Gazette ’s sports sections.Continue...

Pages