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Keeping your options open

If you watched the NFL draft, you might have come across this staggering stat: 224 out of the 253 players selected (86 percent) played multiple sports in high school. If that’s not striking enough, the number in the first round alone was even higher: 28 out of 31 (90 percent).Continue...

VIP Boxes added to Richardson revitalization checklist

At a Board of Trustee’s meeting in May, a motion to increase the budget of the Richardson Stadium revitalization by $300,000 was approved, adding VIP seating to the construction agenda.Continue...

Former Queen's rugby player is Rio bound

As Rugby Sevens makes its inaugural appearance at the fast approaching Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio, former Gael Rose LaBreche (BSc. ’10), will make history as one of 12 women’s rugby match officials.Continue...

Trio of Gaels take part in 14th Annual East-West Bowl

On May 14, top CIS football players from across the country travelled to McGill’s Percival Molson Memorial Stadium to play in the 2016 East-West Bowl.Continue...

Former Gaels fullback Justin Gleben signs with CFL Lions

Recent Queen’s graduate and former fullback of the Gaels football team, Justin Gleben, has traded in his tricolour for orange and black, signing with the CFL’s BC Lions this summer.Continue...

Richardson Stadium construction ahead of schedule

Richardson Stadium is on track to be ready in time for the first games of the fall season.Continue...

Women’s rugby wins big at Colour Awards

Women’s rugby had plenty to celebrate last night after they won two awards at the annual varsity team Colour Awards.Continue...

Sports: Year in Review 2015-16

Queen’s professor kayaks to victory : July 28, 2015

“We had one rule really, that we would...Continue...

It’s hard to say goodbye

As the school year comes to a close, many varsity athletes will be hanging up their Gael jerseys for the last time.Continue...

Banner Night for club teams

On Tuesday night, members of Gaels varsity clubs gathered to celebrate excellence in athletics at the 80th annual Club Colour Awards Banquet. The ceremony honours Queen’s top athletes from the school...Continue...

Robo-boats set sail

When Evan Chou was in high school, he didn’t know he’d find a club that combined two of his greatest passions: sailing and robotics.Continue...

Veterans guide recruits' choices

For every potential recruit there are certain similarities — a standard campus visit, a meeting with coaches and an exchange of highlight tapes between player and coach.Continue...

Auf Wiedersehen (for now)

Returning home to Germany, Franzi Wilhelm will be leaving behind the women’s volleyball team, but she hopes it won’t be the last time she gets a chance to play for the Gaels.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Should Queen's sell alcohol at sporting events?

Adam Laskaris and Joseph Cattana debate the pros and cons of allowing alcohol sales at on-campus sporting events.Continue...

Corby chases CFL dream

While 0.2 seconds may not seem like much to most people, it could be the difference between a shot at a pro career and being forced to hang up the cleats after university.Continue...

Athletes support special fundraiser

As Chris Szymus watched a pick-up basketball game between varsity athletes, students and Special Olympians in the PEC last weekend, he couldn’t help but crack a smile.Continue...

Learning on the west coast

It’s not every year a team has a second chance at winning hardware. But for Queen’s rugby’s men’s and women’s sides, the opportunity came at the 2016 National University 7s rugby championships in BC.Continue...

Winter Varsity Sports Power Rankings

1. Men's volleyball

The 2016 playoffs may have been a missed opportunity for men’s volleyball, but there’s no denying that they were the most powerful Gaels...Continue...

Single-point loss in the nation’s capital

With under nine seconds to play and a narrow one-point lead, the Gaels were on the brink of an unprecedented upset over the Ottawa Gee-Gees.Continue...

Future bright for women’s volleyball

For the second straight year, the women’s volleyball playoff run came to an abrupt end. Facing off the Ryerson Rams on Feb. 27, the Gaels dropped their first round game in straight sets.Continue...

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