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Golf team’s high hopes dashed out East

The Queen’s golf team met unfamiliar competition and bad weather at the 2010 Canadian University/College Championship in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The tournament, played at Kingswood Park from May 31 to June 2, was limited to three rounds when the final day was cancelled due to unplayable conditions.Continue...

Adding Blocks to the Foundation

Although their playoff dreams ended in a first-round exit, the future looks bright for the Queen’s men’s hockey team. With major talents emerging last season in the Gaels lineup, Head Coach Brett Gibson looked to strengthen the lineup for the upcoming season.Continue...

Four for the price of one

With a new lineup, the women’s basketball team is ready for the season to begin. Luckily, the 2010-11 recruiting class won’t need to waste too much time on introductions. Head coach Dave Wilson announced the addition of six new members to the Gaels.Continue...

Summer brings change to Gaels

Even after a heartbreaking shootout loss to the Carleton Ravens last October, the Gaels were optimistic for the future. The men’s soccer team finished with an 8-2-4 record last season and are welcoming the return of head coach Chris Gencarelli and a new recruiting class, including highly touted centre-back Joseph Zupo.Continue...

Gaels reclaim spring challenge trophy

Within the rivalries of the rowing world many tend to overlook the young McGill-Queen’s Challenge Boat Race. Although not as renowned as the Oxford-Cambridge and Harvard-Yale rivalries, the 14-year-old McGill-Queen’s Boat Race has turned into an annual clash of school pride.Continue...

From Queen’s to the Queen City

The Gaels’ Vanier Cup win was only six months ago. After all the celebrations, parades and parties, many of the players have already felt the athletic effects of all their hard work and commitment. It’s clear the CFL has a renewed interest in the Gaels football program with the first overall draft of Shomari Williams.Continue...

Warriors football suspended at Waterloo

The University of Waterloo’s football program has been suspended for the 2010-2011 season following nine doping violations.
The University, with the help of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sports (CCES), tested the entire team roster for drug use in the "most significant" doping issue in Canadian Inter-university Sport history, Marg McGregor, CEO of CIS, told CBC on Monday.Continue...

How do we get the students to give a damn?

This has easily been one of the most successful seasons Queen’s Athletics has ever had.

We’ve seen six championship banners—two national—the opening of a brand-new facility, multiple football players getting professional contracts and numerous other athletes selected to represent their province or country in national and international competition.Continue...

Captain's Columns - Scott Bowman

When I came to Queen’s I had no intention of joining a varsity team.

I was an avid soccer player and referee throughout high school but I lacked the time and skill (mostly skill) to try out for the varsity soccer team. The combination of my enthusiasm as a frosh and the persuasiveness of fencers at the Sidewalk Sale led me to sign up for the fencing club.Continue...

Captain's Columns - Kate Burnett

Spending the last four years with the women’s golf team has definitely been one of the highlights of my university experience.Continue...

Athletics review delayed once again

Following a two-year grace period after the University’s Athletics Review, Athletics and Recreation is restructuring its teams.

Although the 2007 review suggested downsizing the number of varsity teams to between 10 and 16, Interuniversity Sport Program Manager Janean Sergeant said there aren’t any plans to eliminate teams yet.Continue...

Who’s top of the class?

Journal Sports editors Amrit Ahluwalia and Jake Edmiston dole out grades for the winter term sportsContinue...

Individual awards doled out at Colour Awards

The stars of Queen’s most successful athletics year were shining last night for the 74th-annual Colour Awards at the Ambassador Conference Resort. In addition to the major awards, 139 Graduating “Q” awards were handed out to graduating athletes who had played a minimum of three seasons with the Gaels.Continue...

Queen’s Journal athletes of the term

The Sports section recognizes six outstanding winter-term athletes on their performances this seasonContinue...

Captains’ columns: Andrew Joyce

Sport has been an integral part of my educational experience at Queen’s.

It has helped me to develop discipline with my time, introduced me to a community of people with similar priorities and ambitions and instilled a feeling of belonging to something greater than just myself, my crew or my teamContinue...

Captains’ columns: Alison Bagg

For five years I’ve had the privilege of playing for the Queen’s (Golden) Gaels varsity women’s hockey team. In my final year of eligibility I’ve done my best to appreciate every aspect of this experienceContinue...

Top 10 moments

Queen’s Athletics tallied the votes; here are the top 10 moments of the Gaels’ yearContinue...

Macari to work with Ugandan Olympic team

Wrestling head coach Jamie Macari was one of six Canadians selected earlier this month to participate as an intern in Commonwealth Games Canada’s Capacity Support Program. The program allows interns to travel to fellow Commonwealth countries and aid in the organization and preparation for the upcoming 2010 Games in Delhi, India.Continue...

Johnston and Murphy big winners at Competitive Club awards

Johnston and Murphy big winners at Competitive Club awardsContinue...

Captains’ columns

In the first of three installments, Gaels captains discuss their experiences playing for Queen’s AthleticsContinue...

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