Toronto, ON- The sports world is silent, there are no pucks being slapped, no balls being kicked or bats being cracked, but while the action is on pause, the administrative measures continue on. U Sports, after being silent since wrapping its multi-sport season up a couple of weeks ago had a moment in the spotlight, as 21 players were drafted into the Canadian Elite Basketball … Continue reading U Sports Basketball: Regional drafting highlights 2020 CEBL U Sports Draft
Toronto, ON- There was a different feeling inside the Scotiabank Arena on Sunday afternoon. Kids packed the arena from head to toe, making every cheer just a little bit higher pitch. Other than the kids, the game held significant importance in many ways. However, the Rock suffered in the most important factor, the standings, as they fell in both the NLL table as well as … Continue reading Lacrosse: Dominey the only CUFLA point as Rock fall to Roughnecks
Toronto,ON- Nobody expected a friendly affair between the Vancouver Warriors and Toronto Rock. The two cities hate each other, both teams are in a playoff race and they represent opposite ends of the lacrosse spectrum. The Rock, one of the most successful clubs, and the Warriors who have yet to win in Vancouver. From the beginning, it was as one would expect, although one thing … Continue reading Lacrosse: Toronto’s CUFLA Players Help Rock the Warriors
Toronto, ON- The Silver Seven. That’s the name of an old Ottawa hockey team, but that number of CUFLA players certainly shined like silver in the Toronto Rock’s 13-9 win over rivals the Buffalo Bandits on Sunday afternoon. With the geographical location of the two teams and their proximity to schools in the CUFLA, it is not surprising that the amount of university talent is … Continue reading Lacrosse: 7 players, 7 points, the CUFLA impact between the Toronto Rock and Buffalo Bandits
TORONTO, ON- There were a couple of very important firsts in Friday night’s matchup between the Toronto Rock and Halifax Thunderbirds. It was the first time that the Halifax club had visited Toronto, the Rock’s first match in the new NLL Canadian Championship, the Alterna Cup, Halifax’s first loss, and the debut of McMaster University student Jamie Dilks. For Dilks, Friday night’s game meant a … Continue reading Lacrosse: A multitude of firsts as Toronto end Halifax’s unbeaten season
The college football season came to an end a couple of weeks ago as the Louisiana State Tigers defeated the University of Clemson Tigers in the big CFB Championship Final by a blowout score of 42-35. Now with the season over, all eyes are going to be on the NFL draft and Draft combine. Trevor Lawerence still has one year left of eligibility and is … Continue reading Football: Which NCAA prospects could go number 1 in the NFL Draft?
For the first time this season, the Toronto Rock are in a game with more meaning than just the standings. Their rare Friday night matchup pits them against the newly relocated Halifax Thunderbirds is their first match of the NLL’s Canadian championship, known as the Alterna Cup. Halifax has gotten off to a wicked start to the season, something that has certainly helped as they … Continue reading Lacrosse: Canadian teams and Canadian university talent between Toronto and Halifax