Looking through the teams in the OUA West Division

Hamilton, ON- As the OUA goes from two divisions to three, the race to the top of the OUA West figures to be a tight competition. The division features a Western Mustangs program that went to nationals in 2020, a Laurier team coming off a 10-6 season and teams with potential in Windsor and Waterloo.  Can a team make a run to nationals like Western did … Continue reading Looking through the teams in the OUA West Division

“Our team did not buckle”: Marauders pass playoff test against Guelph

Hamilton, ON- The McMaster Marauders men’s soccer team ended their OUA quarterfinals game in jubilation. The players and coaches were celebrating with each other, their friends and family and the fans.  They had just beaten the defending OUA champion Guelph Gryphons 2-1 on a sunny late October day at Ron Joyce Stadium. It was the same Guelph team they tied and lost to at home earlier … Continue reading “Our team did not buckle”: Marauders pass playoff test against Guelph

2022 U Sports Women’s Basketball Exhibition Tournament Guide: Preseason Basketball is Back

Hamilton, ON- With fall upon us, it’s a reminder that exhibition tournaments and games are tipping off for U Sports women’s basketball teams. There are usually games between nonconference opponents, NCAA opponents (although none this year so far) and CCAA opponents.  One of the most exciting parts of the preseason are exhibition tournaments, where teams often play two or three games in a short time period … Continue reading 2022 U Sports Women’s Basketball Exhibition Tournament Guide: Preseason Basketball is Back

Marauders Men’s Soccer Draw and Lose in Early Season Test Against OUA Champs Gryphons

Hamilton, ON- The McMaster Marauders men’s soccer team didn’t have to wait long to face an early season tough opponent.  After a win and a loss to start the season against the Western Mustangs, McMaster faced off against the defending OUA champion Guelph Gryphons in a home-and-home series.  It would be a good early season showing of where the Marauders stood against elite OUA teams. … Continue reading Marauders Men’s Soccer Draw and Lose in Early Season Test Against OUA Champs Gryphons

“We are Tough Competition”: McMaster Women’s Soccer Earn First Win of Season with Heart, Mindset and Urgency 

“A really tough but needed speech about who we are as a team, who we want to be as players, where we want to go,” goalkeeper Alexandra Mudie said. “And I think that hit for all of us.”  Continue reading “We are Tough Competition”: McMaster Women’s Soccer Earn First Win of Season with Heart, Mindset and Urgency 

U Sports MHKY: Hockey 101, The Guelph Gryphons win Queen’s Cup in triple OT

Guelph, ON– Six periods of hockey in front of hundreds of fans with a trophy on the line. It was a crazy night at the Gryphons Centre as the Guelph Gryphons took over 100 minutes of hockey to beat the Ottawa Gee-Gees and capture the Queen’s Cup. Everything was a little different in the final, it was on internationally sized ice, there was a rambunctious … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Hockey 101, The Guelph Gryphons win Queen’s Cup in triple OT

Lacrosse: It’s not just the CUFLA repping Canadian universities between the Warriors and Seals

Rarely do you find former U Sports talent on an NLL roster. That’s not the case for the afternoon affair between the Vancouver Warriors and San Diego Seals will feature a special U Sports athlete, but not one who played lacrosse. While there is one player who we will get to later who played U Sports, he is joined by a duo of former CUFLA … Continue reading Lacrosse: It’s not just the CUFLA repping Canadian universities between the Warriors and Seals