Cross Country

Cross Country wants to ‘leave a legacy’

Queen’s Cross Country had a season to remember, but it’s the team bonds they will never forget—theirs is a story of legacy creation.Continue...

Cross Country Team aims ‘to be something bigger than yourself’

It’s been an accomplished season for the cross-country team so far, with the men currently ranked fifth and the women ranked sixth in Canada.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...

Cross country team meets with Deane, new provost

On Monday, the Queen’s cross country team sat down with Principal Patrick Deane and the newly-instated provost Mark Green to discuss Steve Boyd’s firing .Continue...

Three Gaels runners medal at OUAs

This past weekend, the track and field team headed to the OUA Championship meet with high hopes, but without their Head Coach Steve Boyd.Continue...

Queen’s cross country team, threatening exodus over coach’s firing, demands answers

More than half of Queen’s cross country running team could quit if Steve Boyd, the recently-fired head coach, isn’t reinstated, The Journal has learned.Continue...

Meet Kara Blair, Queen’s most humble star

Kara Blair has made an incredible leap forward over the last year, and her individual accomplishments—highlighted by a fourth-place finish at this year’s nationals—helped push the top-ranked Queen’s cross-country team into championship territory.Continue...

Breaking curse, Women’s cross country wins nationals

After three consecutive years of U SPORTS silver medal finishes, the Queen’s women’s cross-country team finally prevailed as national gold medalists for the first time in school history.Continue...

Cross country runs away with RSEQ/AUS Interlock

The Gaels raced in Montreal, Quebec at the annual RSEQ/AUS Interlock meet, where they reaffirmed their top spot in the national rankings.Continue...

Cross country is off to a hot start

Last year set the expectations high for Queen’s cross country program. After outstanding races in London, Ontario and Pennsylvania, they might be even higher.Continue...

Strong performances from Gaels at World Cross Country Championships

While Kingston’s Fort Henry hills are some of the most difficult in Canada, little could prepare Makenna Fitzgerald and Brogan MacDougall for what hit them at the World Cross Country Championships last Saturday in Aarhus, Denmark.Continue...

Becoming a world-class athlete in six races

Makenna Fitzgerald looked around, trying not to let the imposter syndrome take over—“What am I doing here?” she thought to herself.Continue...

Pair of Gaels sport maple leaf, compete internationally over reading week

Kingston and Trinidad and Tobago have two very different climates, especially in February.Continue...

Brant Stachel named Coaching Coordinator of Athletics Ontario, NACAC Team Coach

According to Brant Stachel, a positive culture defines an athlete’s success. If his career is any indication, that philosophy holds credence.Continue...

Miles Brackenbury signed by cross country

The men’s cross-country team’s roster will see no shortage of local talent next season.Continue...

MacDougall sisters sprint through Canada

Last fall, Brogan MacDougall had her choice of school at her fingertips—all she had to do was give the nod.Continue...

Men's and women's cross country eye podium on home soil

Going into this weekend’s U Sports National Championships, cross country head coach Steve Boyd said it’s no secret: they can win everything.Continue...

Cross country win big at OUA Championships

Things didn’t go as planned for Head Coach Steve Boyd’s cross country teams at the OUA Championships last Saturday. They went better.Continue...

Cross country heading to OUA Championships cautiously optimistic

The men’s and women’s cross country teams will be in action this weekend at the OUA Championships at Western University.Continue...

Cross country dominates podium at Queen’s invitational

It was hard to be pessimistic about the cross country team's return this weekend at the annual Queen's Invitational.Continue...

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