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Cross-country prepares to welcome the world

Queen’s is welcoming some of the world’s best university athletes, as Fort Henry Hill will be playing host to the 17th Federation Internationale du Sport Universitaire (FISU) cross-country meet from April 7 to 11.Continue...

First-annual Journal Sports awards

In the thick of athletic awards season, Journal staff Amrit Ahluwalia,
Jake Edmiston and Michael Woods give out the first Journal Sports awardsContinue...

Female Athlete of the Week

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Male Athlete of the Week

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From rucks to rebounds

After a perfect 8-0 season and winning the rugby team’s first Turner Trophy since 2001 in the fall, most athletes would take a deserved winter break from sports. But third-year rugby wing Chris Barrett was gearing up for his first season with the basketball team.Continue...

Men’s curling sweeps the nation off their feet

The label “Miracle on Ice” may already be associated with another underdog story, but the men’s curling team put on an unbelievable showing last weekend at the 2010 CIS/CCA men’s curling championships in Edmonton.Continue...

Men’s volleyball stay true to national ranking

Last weekend, the men’s volleyball team competed in the CIS Championships in Kamloops B.C., hosted by Thompson Rivers University. After a loss to start the tournament, the fifth-ranked Gaels ended up as the fifth place team in the country.Continue...

Track takes on the nation

Last weekend the track and field team competed in the CIS Championships in Windsor. The Gaels made a strong showing, with many athletes achieving personal bests and fourth-year distance runner Matt Hulse climbing the podium twice, capturing one gold and one silver medal.Continue...

Brannagan off to the pros

The childhood dream of signing a professional sports contract quickly turns into an unrealizable fantasy for most people, but not for quarterback Danny Brannagan.

The Vanier Cup winning passer signed a three-year contract with the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts.Continue...

Volleyball bounces back

The men’s volleyball team finished their run at the national championships in style Sunday, defeating the Thompson Rivers WolfPack in the fifth-place game. Queen’s won the first set 25-23, then lost the next two 15-25 and 21-25 before bouncing back to win the fourth set 25-18 and the decisive fifth set 15-13.Continue...

Men's volleyball moves on

After a three-set loss to the Trinity Western Spartans in their opening match at the CIS national championships in Kamloops Friday, the men’s volleyball team rebounded with a four-set victory over the Université de Montréal Carabins Saturday.Continue...

Men's volleyball vanquished

The men’s volleyball team’s chances of a national title went up in smoke Friday with a three-set loss to the fourth-seeded Trinity Western University Spartans, but head coach Brenda Willis said they can still accomplish their goals for the tournament.Continue...

Female Athlete of the Week

Female Athlete of the WeekContinue...

Male Athlete of the Week

Male Athlete of the WeekContinue...

Di Staulo seventh in the country

Wrestler Matt Di Staulo earned a seventh-place finish at the CIS Championships held March 5-6 in Calgary.

After losing his first three matches, Di Staulo beat McGill University’s Henry Gass in his fourth and final match.Continue...

Rugby rookies selected for Team Canada

Men’s rugby scrum-half Liam Underwood and flanker Matt Kelly have been selected to represent Canada’s under-20 rugby team at the Junior World Trophy this May and June in Moscow, Russia.

Men’s rugby head coach Peter Huigenbos said Underwood and Kelly weren’t automatic picks for the Rugby Canada selection committee.Continue...

Female Athlete of the Week

Female Athlete of the WeekContinue...

Male Athlete of the Week

Male Athlete of the WeekContinue...

Sports in brief

Sports in briefContinue...

Women’s volleyball end season without medals

The women’s volleyball team ended their season with a fourth-place finish in the OUA playoffs last weekend. The Gaels qualified for the Final Four by beating the York Lions 3-1 on Feb. 24, but lost in the semifinals to the top-ranked McMaster Marauders 3-1 in Hamilton last Friday.Continue...

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