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How are varsity athletes dealing with the OUA’s pause on sport?

Almost two years on, the pandemic is still disrupting the schedules of varsity athletes.Continue...

Queen’s professor breaks down the advantage of small towns over bigger cities for producing athletic talent

For boys in youth hockey, the chances of playing in an NHL game are one in 1000. If you were born and raised in a small town rather than a big city, however, these defying odds could waver in your favour.Continue...

‘It just keeps me driven’: Gaels’ defensive lineman Anthony Federico ranked 15th in CFL scouting report

Queen’s Gaels’ star defensive back Anthony Federico knows who he is and he isn’t afraid to say it.Continue...

Point/Counterpoint: Should fighting be allowed in the NHL?

YES

In most sports, violence is distasteful. In soccer or baseball, the outbreak of a fight would result in a hefty suspension.Continue...

Ontario University Athletics pushing for ‘Elite’ Status in the eyes of Ontario Government

The Ontario University Athletics (OUA) association is making a push for elite status following the Ontario Government’s decision to exclude post-secondary athletics from their list of “elite amateur leagues” exempt from training restrictions.Continue...

New Men’s Volleyball assistant coach Paul Sanderson talks about his life in volleyball

When Paul Sanderson was a high school student in Australia, he had a choice: continue playing basketball as a member of the provincial team or pursue volleyball at the national level.Continue...

Rachael Meilikhan takes beach volleyball to the international stage

While many varsity athletes were winding down for the holiday break this past December, Rachael Meilikhan, BHSc ’23, was winding up for her first international beach volleyball tournament with Team Canada.Continue...

Golden Gaels power rankings: Where does each team sit prior to Jan. 28?

Men’s Hockey

Conf. record: 8-0-1, ranked no. 5 in U Sports Top 10

If there’s any team that doesn’t need to question...Continue...

‘The Queen’s Journal’ vs ‘Western Gazette’ Fantasy Football: Wrapping up the competition

After 18 chaotic weeks, the NFL regular season ended on Sunday, and with it the fantasy football competition between the Queen’s Journal and the Western Gazette came to an end.Continue...