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The men’s basketball team picked up two pre-season wins last weekend, edging out the Université du Quebec à Montréal Citadins 94-90 in overtime on Friday night and demolishing the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds the next afternoon.Continue...

Women’s rugby knocked out of CIS berth

After Saturday’s 56-3 loss to the third-ranked Guelph Gryphons, the 10th-ranked women’s rugby team has been knocked out of a chance to compete for a provincial gold medal and a national gold medal.

Head coach Beth Barz said the loss didn’t affect the team much.Continue...

Men’s rugby still undefeated

Most sports teams would view a second-straight undefeated as cause for celebration.

But men’s rugby head coach Peter Huigenbos said his team’s approaching theirs with cautious optimism.Continue...

Lacrosse goes 2-1 during only homestand of the season

Despite a challenging schedule, cheers boomed at Kingston Field on Sunday as the Queen’s women’s lacrosse team finished their regular season with three games in two days.

Following an 8-7 loss to the Western Mustangs on Saturday, the Gaels refueled overnight and dominated the Guelph Gryphons 13-4 and McGill Redmen 17-9 on Sunday.Continue...

Gaels soar over Ravens after loss to UQTR

After a 5-1 loss to the McGill Redmen last Sunday, the men’s hockey team was looking to bounce back at the Memorial Centre this weekend. After a miserable 8-2 loss to the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) Patriotes on Friday night, the Gaels fought back on Saturday against Carleton, pulling out a 5-3 victory over the Ravens.Continue...

Football meets its Waterloo

The football team’s season lost some statistical prestige during Saturday’s game against the Laurier Golden Hawks. The Gaels are no longer the only undefeated team in Canada and quarterback Danny Brannagan is no longer the Canadian all-time passing leader.Continue...

Sports in brief

The women’s golf team brought home the silver medal from the OUA championships, hosted at the Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham. Led by captain Kate Burnett and Casey Ward, the team finished 23 strokes above the first-place University of Toronto Varsity Blues, who hosted the event.Continue...

Male Athlete of the Week

Rookie midfielder Nathan Klemensic, describes the soccer scene in his hometown of Trenton, Ont. as “small, not a lot going on”. Despite starting the sport early in his childhood, Klemensic said he lacked a competitive environment prior to university.Continue...

Female Athlete of the Week

On a women’s soccer team with only one graduating member, leadership roles quickly trickle down to the younger players. Second-year midfielder Angela Sullivan thrives in these conditions.Continue...

Men’s soccer storm Paladins at Richardson

Heavy rains on Wednesday night at Richardson Stadium didn’t drown the men’s soccer team’s winning streak.

The 4-0 victory against the Royal Military College Paladins stretched the Gaels’ unbeaten run to five games.Continue...

Gaels keep streak rolling

Richardson Stadium was blustery and cold, but the women’s soccer team’s hot streak was unaffected, as they slotted five goals past a dismal Royal Military College Paladins side to extend their winning streak to 13 games and their shutout streak to nine.Continue...

To ’bee or not to ’bee?

It was a cold evening by anyone’s standards when I wandered behind West Campus’s Jean Royce Hall a few weeks back in search of the ultimate frisbee team.

Shivering slightly but enthusiastic to observe, I settled along the sidelines of the field not entirely sure of what to expect from my next hour or two with the team.Continue...

Sports in Brief

Queen’s hosted its largest-ever cross-country invitational race this weekend and reached the podium in both men’s and women’s races.

The challenging course at Fort Henry Hill provided the competitors with uncharacteristically calm weather, and the teams from 13 schools posted exceptional times.Continue...

Wrestling the issue

I’ve just knocked my grappling partner down and I’m too surprised to remember what comes next.

“Try to turn me over,” first-year varsity wrestler Emily Peat says helpfully from the ground.Continue...

Queen’s Invitational attracts nationally-ranked fencers

The fencing team hosted the Queen’s Invitational last weekend at Duncan McArthur gymnasium, attracting fencers from Carleton University, University of Toronto, McGill University, Trent University, Brock University, the Royal Military College, University of Western Ontario and several non-university clubs.Continue...

Redmen spoil Gaels’ home opener

Two weeks ago, the men’s hockey team went to North Bay and spoiled the Lakers’ first-ever OUA home game. On Sunday afternoon, the McGill Redmen came to the Memorial Centre delivered a 5-1 beating in Queen’s home opener, which saw the Gaels sporting new red alternate jerseys, sending the team back to the drawing board.Continue...

Women’s hockey success continues at home

The women’s hockey team stayed on a roll this weekend in back-to-back games at the Memorial Centre.

In their home-opener on Friday night, Queen’s defeated the Guelph Gryphons by a score of 6-4. On Saturday afternoon, they notched a 2-1 victory over the Brock Badgers.Continue...

Gaels put quarter-final ghost to rest

It has been a long time coming for the women’s rugby team. Four years to be exact.

After falling in the OUA quarter-finals every year since 2005 the Gaels finally broke through on Saturday with a 25-19 win over the Trent Excalibur at Kingston Field.Continue...

Gaels Blaise past ’Stangs

The football team was one point away from blemishing their undefeated record on Saturday against the rival Western Mustangs. A 30-yard Blaise Morrison touchdown with 13 seconds left secured a 27-26 win for the Gaels, maintaining the only perfect record in the country and guaranteeing them first place in the OUA.Continue...

Male Athlete of the Week

October of first year university is a nerve-wracking time. Dealing with midterms, essays and presentations all while trying to maintain something approaching a decent social life is hard enough.

Fly-half Liam Underwood is dealing with that, but also had to mentally prepare himself to start his first game for the rugby first team on Friday against the Guelph Gryphons.Continue...

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