Sports

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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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...

Erik Siksna named U SPORTS Rookie of the Year

Erik Siksna has been playing volleyball since he was six years old, but it only took one year for the outside hitter to establish himself as a star at Queen’s.Continue...

The impact of COVID-19 on U SPORTS

Businesses, corporations, education systems and even professional sports leagues are on hold until further notice to combat the spread of COVID-19—and U SPORTS are no exception.Continue...

ARC closed indefinitely

The ARC has been closed indefinitely as of 1 p.m. on March 16 in order to curb the spread of COVID-19.Continue...

Back-to-back: Forsyth Cup stays in Kingston

The men’s volleyball team has done it again, coming back from being down two sets to none to win the OUA Championship over the University of Toronto Varsity Blues.Continue...

Cam Lawson gets ready for the show

Gaels defensive lineman Cameron Lawson, one of the most dominant pass rushers in U SPORTS this season, was an invitee to this year’s Canadian Football League (CFL) National Combine.Continue...

Queen’s coaches talk leadership, team-building, and role models

At Queen’s, varsity coaches try to strike a balance between teamwork, collaboration, and relationship-building in order to create the best possible environment for their players.Continue...

Blair brings home U SPORTS bronze

For Queen’s runner Kara Blair, a fraction of a second won her a bronze medal at the 3000-metre U SPORTS track and field championship on March 6.Continue...

Queens of Queen’s: Part 3

Strategizing, recruiting, optimizing—a coach’s role is manifold. Another responsibility should be addressing the gender gap within sports.Continue...

Gaels CFL combine preview

The 2020 Canadian Football League combine season is almost underway, and there are five Gaels who will be getting evaluated by Canadian Football League (CFL) teams.Continue...

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