Carleton closes first half of the season with blowout win over Algoma

Ottawa, ON – There might have never been a game more set up to be a trap game for the Carleton Ravens than Sunday afternoon.  The Ravens entered the day having travelled back home for their second game of the weekend after playing in Brock on Friday. One of the two remaining winless teams in the province was there to greet them, the Algoma Thunderbirds, and … Continue reading Carleton closes first half of the season with blowout win over Algoma

Kevin Mital comes through one more time as the Laval Rouge et Or win the 57th Vanier Cup

London, ON – When he stepped up the mic, just around 45 minutes after a 30-24 victory over Saskatchewan gave him his 10th Vanier Cup, Laval Rouge et Or head coach Glen Constantin knew he needed to talk about Kevin Mital. “When he [Mital] came back from Syracuse, he told me two things, I want number eight, and I want to win the championship,” Constantin said. … Continue reading Kevin Mital comes through one more time as the Laval Rouge et Or win the 57th Vanier Cup

Three stories to watch heading into the Vanier Cup 

London, ON –  The lights are up, the grandstands are in place, and the stage is just about set at Alumni Stadium at Western University as the 57th Vanier Cup is officially under 24 hours away.  Both the Saskatchewan Huskies and the Laval Rouge et Or took to the field on Friday for their final practices in advance of the big game that kicks off … Continue reading Three stories to watch heading into the Vanier Cup 

Why Saskatchewan or Laval could win the Vanier Cup

Breaking down potential reasons why the Huskies or the Rouge et Or could win the 57th Vanier Cup So it’s down to this.  It’s perhaps a little less dramatic than a potential rematch of the 2021 Vanier Cup, but on Saturday, the Saskatchewan Huskies and the Laval Rouge et Or square off in the 57th Vanier Cup at Western University in London, Ontario.  It was … Continue reading Why Saskatchewan or Laval could win the Vanier Cup

“Stick with the process” Ravens learning how to win with tough victory over McGill

Ottawa, ON – How things can change in just three weeks.  On Oct. 29, the Carleton Ravens dropped a 4-1 decision on the second half of a back-to-back to the Ottawa Gee-Gees to fall to 0-4-0 early in the 2022-2023 season. Yet post-game, head coach Stacey Colarossi was not upset; instead, she emphasized the process of building a winning program. That the effort was there for … Continue reading “Stick with the process” Ravens learning how to win with tough victory over McGill

Strong first period covers up Carleton flaws in win over RMC

Ottawa, ON – Talking to Shaun Van Allen following the game on Saturday night, you’d be forgiven in thinking the Carleton Ravens had just lost 4-1 rather than taken a 4-1 win over the RMC Paladins to move to 6-2-2 and flip with Concordia for fifth in the OUA East. Yet, after watching his team go up 3-0 after one period on the Paladins before … Continue reading Strong first period covers up Carleton flaws in win over RMC

Laval stuns Western in the Mitchell Bowl to advance to the Vanier Cup

RSEQ champion Rouge et Or take down the defending Vanier Cup champions to advance to their first Vanier Cup since 2018 The Laval Rouge et Or lived at the Vanier Cup in the 2010s, making the biggest game of the U SPORTS football season seven times in ten seasons and winning five. On Saturday the Rouge et Or faced a chance to get back into … Continue reading Laval stuns Western in the Mitchell Bowl to advance to the Vanier Cup

Saskatchewan earns Vanier Cup spot with Uteck Bowl win over StFX

Saskatchewan returns to Vanier Cup after falling to Western in 2021 With a 36-19 win over the StFX X-Men, the Saskatchewan Huskies took home the win in the 2022 Uteck Bowl and booked the first of two spots in the 2022 Vanier Cup next week in London, Ontario.  Heading into the afternoon, historical precedent favoured the Huskies as the last AUS side to advance to … Continue reading Saskatchewan earns Vanier Cup spot with Uteck Bowl win over StFX

All-around performance carries Ravens to blowout win over Gaels

Ottawa, ON – Six days ago, the Carleton Ravens took the long trip up to North Bay to take on the Nipissing Lakers.  After dropping a 3-2 game to the Ontario Tech Ridgebacks on Friday, Nov. 11, for their second straight overtime loss, it was likely not an enjoyable ride. If it wasn’t, though, that didn’t show on the scoreboard as the Ravens controlled the Lakers … Continue reading All-around performance carries Ravens to blowout win over Gaels

Carabins shutout Cape Breton to win U SPORTS bronze

Two goals from Thierry Côté carry Montréal to bronze medal It’s not the medal that either side wanted to be playing for, but the Montréal Carabins and the Cape Breton Capers still had something worth fighting for when they took the field at Hillside Stadium in Kamloops for the 2022 U SPORTS Men’s Soccer Bronze Medal game. Ultimately, only the Carabins seemed invested in picking … Continue reading Carabins shutout Cape Breton to win U SPORTS bronze