“He pushed what was best for me,”: The Marauders reflect on the legacy of Dave Preston

In his final season as one of the greatest volleyball coaches in U SPORTS history, the McMaster Marauders reflect on the legacy of Dave Preston Continue reading “He pushed what was best for me,”: The Marauders reflect on the legacy of Dave Preston

Paige Vrolyk’s energy shines through on Seniors Night 

Hamilton, ON- When her senior’s night moment finally came, Paige Vrolyk tried to soak it all in. The McMaster Marauders fourth-year middle was surrounded by friends and family. She was honoured pre-game with a framed photo, surrounded by her family and head coach Tim Louks before she started the game against RMC. She and her fellow seniors were then honoured in the locker room after the … Continue reading Paige Vrolyk’s energy shines through on Seniors Night 

Toronto pushes win streak to 16 games with win over TMU

Toronto, ON – They were coming in as the underdog. All the pressure’s was on Toronto. That was the message to TMU Bold by coach Lisa Haley in advance of their Saturday night matchup against the Toronto Varsity Blues and for good reason. The number one ranked team in the country, the Toronto Varsity Blues were winners of 15 straight heading into Saturday and owned … Continue reading Toronto pushes win streak to 16 games with win over TMU

McMaster hit with player eligibility violation for second time in 2022-23

TORONTO, ON  – The McMaster Marauders men’s basketball team were rolling this season, but they’ve been given a setback.  On Saturday, U SPORTS and the OUA announced the Marauders had played an ineligible player in two of their games in the 2022-23 season, featuring a  76-69 loss on Jan. 18 to the Brock Badgers and a 101-56 win over the Algoma Thunderbirds Jan. 21 McMaster … Continue reading McMaster hit with player eligibility violation for second time in 2022-23

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Weekend Watch: OUA men’s hockey’s penultimate weekend playoff push

TORONTO, ON  –  The first weekend of February is upon us, and OUA hockey is reaching the final, nerve-racking moments of the regular season.  With some teams having just two games to go, it’s crunch time for many to lock up playoff spots, while others look for playoff seeding. At the same time, some teams play out the string, with seniors potentially taking on the … Continue reading Weekend Watch: OUA men’s hockey’s penultimate weekend playoff push

“I need to play in this”: What the OUA Carr-Harris Cup means to former Kingston Frontenacs

When their skates hit the ice for warmups at the Carr-Harris Cup, former Kingston Frontenacs Ryan Cranford and Matt Hotchkiss thought they were back in the black and gold. Representing the Queen’s Gaels, the former OHLers felt right at home, despite not having the comforts of a home locker room or Fronts fans in the stands.  It was not an Ontario Hockey League game, but … Continue reading “I need to play in this”: What the OUA Carr-Harris Cup means to former Kingston Frontenacs

The Carr-Harris Cup returns with Queen’s running out of time

Kingston, ON – Few OUA or U SPORTS events are as deeply forged in history as the Carr-Harris Cup.  It was 137 years ago, back on March 10, 1886, that Queen’s defeated RMC 1-0 in the first game between the schools. In 1986, in honour of the 100th anniversary of that first game, a group of Kingston hockey historians worked with the Original Hockey Hall … Continue reading The Carr-Harris Cup returns with Queen’s running out of time