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Despite setbacks, Women’s Football continues to forge its place at Queen’s

“It hasn’t been an ideal year.”Continue...

Crunching Numbers with the Queen’s Sports Analytics Organization

Hours upon hours of practice. Fierce dedication. Heart and soul. Raw talent. This is what comes to mind when measuring an athlete or sports team’s ability to compete.Continue...

Queen’s rower qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Gavin Stone, Sci ’19, a Queen’s student and member of the Canadian National Rowing Team, has secured a spot at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics after qualifying in Lucerne, Switzerland at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta. Stone and his Canadian rowing teammates will be representing Canada alongside 10 other Canadian boats.Continue...

Queen’s volleyball players selected for Volleyball Canada’s NextGen Women’s Program

Arielle Palermo, ArtSci ’23, and Hannah Duchesneau, ArtSci ’24, two outside hitters from Queen’s women’s volleyball, have been selected for the Women’s NextGen Program with Volleyball Canada.Continue...

Six Gaels recognized on 2021 East-West Bowl roster

Six Queen’s football players were recognized by the 2021 U SPORTS East-West Bowl roster earlier this month.Continue...

Bears and Gaels: Making sense of Queen’s symbolism

Queen’s symbolism can be downright confusing. Many students end up graduating without ever finding out what a Gael is, and much less what its teddy bear mascot, Boo Hoo, has to do with anything...Continue...

The COVID year: Queen’s student-athletes look back on the lost season

With the school year nearly over, it’s safe to say that this year hasn’t been ideal for anyone—student-athletes included.Continue...

Queen’s pioneers the Canadian Collegiate Cycling Association as Gaels lead the peloton in inaugural virtual championship

In light of COVID-19, the Queen’s cycling team adopted a unique and innovative approach to provide an exciting season over the past year, which culminated this past weekend.Continue...

Queen’s Ladies in Fitness Training creating community for women in the gym

Even though the ARC has been opening and closing sporadically this year, some athletic clubs are still making do.Continue...

Internal emails reveal backlash among alumni, donors over Boyd firing

The University and A&R received dozens of emails from alumni expressing concern over the decision to fire cross country coach Steve Boyd. The alumni’s concerns appear to have gone unanswered.Continue...

Sports Law & Strategy Group holds town halls for Queen’s Athletics department review

The Sports Law and Strategy Group (SLSG) held two town halls, on March 23 and 24, designed to communicate the preliminary findings of their departmental review concerning Queen’s Athletics and Recreation (A&R).Continue...

Men’s hockey starts fundraiser for the Hockey Diversity Alliance

This year, the Queen’s men’s hockey team decided to take the spirit of Black History Month beyond February and make it an active movement—a change they’re pushing into action.Continue...

Queen’s closes ARC indefinitely while public health confirms positive cases had used facilities

The University announced on Wednesday that the ARC will be closed indefinitely starting on March 18.Continue...

Queen’s Journal vs Western Gazette March Madness bracket competition

Our previous fantasy football series against the Western Gazette sports section was such a hit, we figured we should face off again. In this series, our bout centres around one of the oldest, most sacred traditions in North American sport: the March Madness bracket.Continue...

Queen’s law students participate in U of T’s Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada

On March 13, the University of Toronto’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS) held its ninth annual “Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada” (HACC) over Zoom. Six students from the Queen’s Faculty of Law participated.Continue...

Golden games, vol.2: 10th anniversary of women’s hockey’s six-overtime victory

In the ninth period of a game that seemed like it may never end, the former women’s hockey centre and current assistant coach, Morgan McHaffie, dove to the Guelph net for a rebound.Continue...

Men’s hockey shooting for success with new recruits

While the pandemic has created a quiet year for men’s hockey, one aspect of the game has remained busy: recruiting.Continue...

Meet Robin Worling, Queen’s Ice Dunker and Crashed Ice extraordinaire

Last week, on a small lake 30 minutes outside of Ottawa, something special happened.Continue...

Kwame Osei forges his spot in Queen’s history

When Kwame Osei gathers up his receivers on the football field, his presence is compelling. When he talks, they listen. His ability to lead coupled with his football acumen may present the image that, for him, becoming a coach was a given.

But it wasn’t. He’s had a long hill to climb before he became a coach for men’s and women’s football.Continue...

Soccer’s changing place in Canada and at Queen’s

Soccer is the world’s game, but historically, it’s struggled to find its footing in the harsh Canadian climate.Continue...

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