U Sports WHKY: Ryerson’s Trident of Stars

Toronto, ON- The Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team’s most successful season in program history came to an end after a well-fought semi-final against the Varsity Blues. Their season ended at the hands of their cross-town rivals, but the Rams have so much to be proud of with this resilient group of players. With the 2019-2020 season officially over, it’s time to look at the top … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: Ryerson’s Trident of Stars

U Sports WHKY: Toronto Varsity Blues beat Ryerson, set up McCaw Cup showdown with York

Toronto, ON- “We knew they were going to be a tough challenge, and from the first to last whistle of this series that’s exactly what they were.” Those were the words of Vicky Sunohara, the head coach of the Toronto Varsity Blues women’s hockey team after their overtime series win on Sunday night over the Ryerson Rams. The first period of Game 3 began as … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: Toronto Varsity Blues beat Ryerson, set up McCaw Cup showdown with York

U Sports MHKY: Ryerson falls in second round again, Western moves on

Toronto, ON- After a series full of intensity and non-stop aggression from start to finish, it was the Mustangs coming out on top after beating the Rams by a 3-2 final. Entering game three on Sunday, the Ryerson Rams named Garrett Forrest as starter while he went up against Lucas Peresseni following a 5-2 loss on Saturday in London. Through the game’s first ten minutes, … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Ryerson falls in second round again, Western moves on

U Sports MHKY: OUA West teams take first strides towards nationals

The Queen’s cup playoffs began on Wednesday with three of the four OUA Western Conference matchups playing their first game of a best of three series. Justin Levine (@JustinLevineHBS) recaps all of the action. Toronto, ON- After a season full of talent and promise, the Queen’s Cup Playoffs started Wednesday in Thunder Bay as the Ryerson Rams started first round action with a visit to … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: OUA West teams take first strides towards nationals

U Sports: Skills, shots and other plays of the week in Canada

Athletes are talented, especially the ones who have made it to the elite levels of the game.  U Sports is one of those levels, but the talent is often overlooked. However, that’s not to say that the unbelievable doesn’t happen. In this column, 49 sports will go into the shots, goals and other plays of the week as well as the more “off-script” events which … Continue reading U Sports: Skills, shots and other plays of the week in Canada

U Sports WHKY: A win is a win, but Western don’t exactly gallop to victory

The Western Mustangs’ women’s hockey team visited the Ryerson Rams for an afternoon game in support of the Do it for Daron foundation (DIFD) in support of mental health awareness. Historically, the Mustangs have always had success against the Rams, with their all-time record being 16-1. However, Ryerson entered the game with an 8-2 record in their last 10 games and were looking to continue … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: A win is a win, but Western don’t exactly gallop to victory

U Sports MHKY: Rams show no rust, shake off Badgers in 2020 opener

They devoured turkeys, munched on latkes and on Thursday night, they were back on the ice as the players of the Ryerson Rams and Brock Badgers dropped the puck on the 2020’s after a lengthy break. One would expect some rust to have built up over the break, but the Rams were as shiny as ever as they defeated the Brock Badgers 3-1 in St.Catherines … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Rams show no rust, shake off Badgers in 2020 opener

NCAA Basketball: Reflecting on the top 5 picks from last year’s NBA draft class

The 2019 NBA draft was one of the most revered events in recent sports history. The hype surrounding the potential draft selections was unlike anything anyone has ever seen. Social media platforms were constantly being taken by storm with countless highlights and show-stopping plays; something that everyone was accustomed to long before draft night. Whether it was the dominating ball handling of Ja Morant, the … Continue reading NCAA Basketball: Reflecting on the top 5 picks from last year’s NBA draft class

U Sports MHKY: Badgers score their way to Thursday night win

The paws of the Brock Badgers pried victory away from Ryerson’s grasp Thursday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Last Thursday, Ryerson was enthralled in a 7-6 win against the Guelph Gryphons, which this site affectionately called “The Guelph Goelfest.” A week later on home ice, the Rams did it again, as they found themselves down 3-2 after a five-goal first period. Less than eight … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Badgers score their way to Thursday night win

U Sports Basketball: Toronto is split in half, at least when it comes to basketball

Whether it’s the Toronto Raptors NBA championship victory or the enclosed space, there was something special about Wednesday night’s basketball games between Toronto and Ryerson at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. As has been discussed in this space before, U Sports usually doesn’t attract many fans or create memorable atmospheres, but at Ryerson, it offers all of the above. Fans packed the Coca-Cola Court early for … Continue reading U Sports Basketball: Toronto is split in half, at least when it comes to basketball