Sports

Remembering Ilse Loomer-Scott

The Queen’s rowing team and University were deeply saddened to learn of Ilse Loomer-Scott’s untimely passing on July 15 while surfing in Tofino, B.C.

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‘Whatever it takes to get there’: Gavin Stone resets with Olympic postponement

In Gavin Stone’s average day, few hours go wasted.

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Queen’s rookies remain driven despite COVID cancellations

Malcolm Shields faced a difficult decision on whether or not to attend Queen’s when all fall sports were cancelled in early June.Continue...

Queen’s to host women’s rugby and soccer U Sports Championships in 2021 and 2023

Although both the women’s rugby and soccer teams’ upcoming seasons have been cancelled due to the coronavirus, Queen’s has lots to look forward to when they return.

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Queen’s Black student athletes address race in sport

Jaden Lindo, Jaren Burke, and Rachel Hickson share their experiences with race in sport and their hopes for the future.Continue...

In internal emails, former provost Tom Harris referred to cross country team member’s email as 'cult behaviour'

Former provost Tom Harris called a cross country team member’s response to the forced removal of former coach Steve Boyd from the OUA championships “cult behaviour,” according to dozens of emails obtained by The Journal through a freedom of information request.Continue...

'A dream come true': Claire Meadows named women's basketball head coach

Queen’s announced on May 14 that Claire Meadows (B.PhE ‘07) will take up the position of women’s basketball head coach starting in 2021.

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U Sports, OUA announce cancellation of fall sports

U Sports, along with Ontario University Athletics (OUA), Canada West (CW), and Atlantic University Sports (AUS) confirmed that all fall sporting competitions will be cancelled in 2020.Continue...

Sports in Brief: COVID-19 Update

Varsity seasons remain up in the air, Queen's is offering fitness classes over ZoomContinue...

Incoming Queen’s cross country recruit to run at UBC

More bad news was dealt to the cross country team at the end of April when top recruit Mackenzie Campbell announced she will run at the University of British Columbia (UBC) next year.Continue...

During pandemic, Queen’s eSports forges on

Electronic sports—otherwise known as eSports—are among the lesser talked about sports on campus. That’s not to say they’re any less competitive than a varsity basketball or football team.

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Student athletes' training regimens rise above pandemic

While many may have loosened their workout regimens due to COVID-19, the same doesn’t go for varsity athletes. With access to athletic facilities put on hold, The Journal reached out to Gaels to get a sense of how they’re maintaining peak performance amidst a pandemic.

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Football’s Cameron Lawson drafted by Montreal Allouettes

Just over a week ago, all of Cameron Lawson’s hard work paid off.Continue...

Ejaz Causer, McKinley Hunt named top varsity athletes at 84th Colour Awards

Thursday night marked the 84th annual Colour Awards, honouring the best varsity athletes throughout the Gaels’ 2019-2020 seasons.Continue...

Top runners leave Queen’s cross country after controversy over coach's firing

The Queen’s cross country team was dealt a blow last week when two of the top performers on the women’s team announced they will be running elsewhere next year.

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Sophie de Goede named Journal’s Female Athlete of the Year

As Queen’s only standing dual-sport varsity athlete, The Journal has selected women’s rugby and basketball player Sophie de Goede as its Female Athlete of the Year for the 2019-2020 season.Continue...

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...

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