Hamilton, ON- When it comes the consolation semi-finals of the U SPORTS men’s volleyball nationals, it’s an opportunity for teams to redeem themselves from their quarterfinals loss. It’s an opportunity to earn the chance to play one more game. The Toronto Varsity Blues and the Montreal Carabins did just that on Mar. 18 to set up the consolation finals. Varsity Blues Earn Redemption from Last Year’s … Continue reading “We try to fight on every point”: Toronto and Montreal Win to Set Up Consolation Finals
Hamilton, ON- As quarterfinal action started and concluded at the U SPORTS men’s volleyball nationals, it would be a day for the higher-ranked seeds. The three conference champions – the Alberta Golden Bears, McMaster Marauders, Sherbrooke Vert et Or – and the Canada West runner up Trinity Western Spartans all advanced to the semi-finals. Some games were tighter than others but none went five sets. A … Continue reading “The Top of the Top”: How higher-ranked teams advanced in Men’s Volleyball Quarterfinals
Hamilton,ON- The sun was shining last Saturday in Hamilton as the U Sports East-West Bowl made its triumphant return after a two year hiatus. Team West – made up of players from Canada West schools and half of the OUA – edged out team East (AUS, RSEQ and other half of the OUA) 11-8. McMaster quarterback Andreas Dueck found Waterloo receiver James Basalyga for the go-ahead … Continue reading Around U Sports Football: East-West Bowl Story, Pro Opportunities, a Historic Championship and 2022 lookahead.
A crazy match with crazy fans and a crazy goalie. The final of the 2019 U Sports men’s soccer championships was a spectacle both in the stands and on the pitch. Continue reading U Sports Soccer: That night at Cepsum when UQTR made history
After they both reached the finals of the Canada West Men’s Soccer this past weekend, it meant that UBC and University of Calgary earned a spot at next week’s National Championships, which will be held in Montreal. After surviving a pair of tense semi-final matches, as Calgary staved off Mount Royal, while UBC cruised past Saskatchawan, they now find themselves at the end of the … Continue reading U Sports Men’s Soccer: A look at the Western flavour on display at National Championships