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Athletes say goodbye to Bartlett

Last month, Queen’s University was awarded the 2012 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s volleyball championships. The event will mark the first time Queen’s plays host to an indoor CIS championship.Continue...

Rookie to fill Gaels’ goal gap

After scoring the fewest goals in the province last season, the men’s hockey team has added some much-needed firepower.

Payton Liske, head coach Brett Gibson’s recruit from the Saint John Sea Dogs, racked up 45 points last season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Last year’s 12-13-3 season saw the Gaels post an OUA-low 57 goals in 28 games.Continue...

Clash of the hemispheres

Kingston volleyball fans were treated to a five-set thriller last week as 22nd-ranked Canada beat 14th-ranked Australia in an international men’s volleyball exhibition match.

A sweltering Bartlett Gym was packed with nearly 1,100 people last Tuesday in what was the venue’s last major sporting event. The new Queen’s Centre is set to open this fall.Continue...

Sports in brief

Two alumni of the Queen’s rowing team travelled to Banyoles, Spain to represent Canada at the Rowing World Cup 1, held from May 29-31.

Simon Gowdy and Josh Metcalfe competed together in the lightweight men’s doubles category and finished fourth overall, just fewer than six seconds off the pace of the lead boat from the Netherlands.Continue...

Blame it on the course

The Queen’s golf team travelled to Hamilton last month looking to build on their 13th-place finish a year ago, but came up short.

The Gaels placed 18th out of 20 teams from across Canada who competed in the University/College Golf Championship at King’s Forest Golf Course in Hamilton.Continue...

A hard summer’s workout

For some students, summer’s a time to head home to find minimum-wage jobs, clock some patio time and lead stress-free lives on the dime of charitable parents.

Most varsity athletes, though, spend their summers hitting the gym trying to prepare for the upcoming season.Continue...

Women’s hockey bolsters lineup

The Queen’s women’s hockey program has adopted a strategy similar to another team in the hockey world.

Like the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks, they’ve enlisted the services of twins.Continue...

Sports in brief

Richardson Stadium will play host to two all-star soccer games on Saturday for the fourth annual Greg Hulse Soccer Memorial.

The first of the games will kick off at 1 p.m. The competing teams will be made up of high school students from the Kingston area.Continue...

Community work nets Bagg citywide honour

Queen’s women’s hockey player Alison Bagg received a diplomatic tip of the hat from Kingston mayor Harvey Rosen last month for her extensive volunteer work in the Kingston community.Continue...

B.C prodigy scrambles to Queen’s

Justin Chapdelaine has a storied family background, but he’s forging his own path to greatness.Continue...

Football Gaels selected to go pro

Three recent Queen’s graduates didn’t have to look long for a job.

Football linemen Dee Sterling and Osie Ukwuoma and linebacker Thaine Carter were drafted to the Canadian Football League on May 2.Continue...

The Colour Awards, as seen through the lens

View photos of the Colour Awards.Continue...

Athletes of the Term

Coming off a successful first season with men’s volleyball ending with a place on the CIS all-rookie team, Joren Zeeman avoided the sophomore slump.Continue...

Queen’s has its priorities wrong

It’s been a remarkably successful year for the Western Mustangs.Continue...

Keeping the fun alive

Brady Olsen, member of the South Dakota-based Rapid City Rush of the Central Hockey League and former Gaels’ forward, said finding fun in the game has seen him through a tough season.Continue...

Gaels’ stars recognized

Some of the top Gaels’ athletes were recognized at the 73rd annual Colour Awards, Tuesday night at the Ambassador Conference Resort.Continue...

Bringing the madness north of the border

Watching the March Madness games over the past week has been inspirational.Continue...

Queen’s coach wins national trophy

In her first tournament win in the women’s 51 kg class, Queen’s assistant wrestling coach Terri McNutt won gold in the Canadian Senior National Championship hosted by Wrestling Canada last weekend in Regina.Continue...

Hoop life across the pond

Despite playing for smaller crowds than he’s used to and a smaller paycheque than he’d like, Simon Mitchell’s year playing professional basketball has exceeded his expectations.Continue...

Evaluating the winter term

It was another strong season for the men’s volleyball team.Continue...

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