The race to the top looms in a deep U SPORTS OUA

Hamilton, ON- The 2022 U SPORTS OUA men’s soccer season ended in dramatic fashion, with the McMaster Marauders edging out the TMU Bold 1-0 at Downsview Park in Toronto. It marked the program’s first OUA title since 2012.  The season was one of twists and turns. The Ontario Tech Ridgebacks earned the best record in the OUA East. The York Lions had the best record in … Continue reading The race to the top looms in a deep U SPORTS OUA

McMaster Volleyball drops final games while managing rotation as playoffs loom 

Toronto, ON- Brendan Mills is in his second season with the McMaster Marauders men’s volleyball team. He and the Marauders have had their share of highs. Winning the OUA title in 2021-22 for instance.  Now, Mills experienced first regular season loss. The McMaster Marauders men’s volleyball team came into their final two games of the OUA regular season with an undefeated record but it wasn’t to … Continue reading McMaster Volleyball drops final games while managing rotation as playoffs loom 

“We’re capable of competing with anybody”: Bold end Marauders’ winning run

Toronto, ON- Almost three months had elapsed since the McMaster Marauders women’s basketball team last faced the TMU Bold. It was a different story this time.  Back in Hamilton last November, the defending OUA and national champion Bold were coming off three straight losses to open the regular season. McMaster handed them their fourth – the start of the Marauders’ run of 14 wins in 15 … Continue reading “We’re capable of competing with anybody”: Bold end Marauders’ winning run

Marauders lose to Bold amid search for consistency

Toronto, ON- It seems apt that the McMaster men’s basketball’s 83-78 loss to the TMU Bold would go down to the very end. It’s what the Marauders have been accustomed to throughout this season.  Now, late in the regular season as they jostled for playoff position, the Marauders were facing a strong TMU squad on Feb. 11. A Bold squad that had won three of their … Continue reading Marauders lose to Bold amid search for consistency

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

Crowded at the Top: OUA Men’s Basketball Mid-Season Takeaways ahead of second half

Hamilton, ON- The U SPORTS rankings can provide interest and intrigue. This year’s rankings for teams from the OUA men’s basketball conference certainly has. The latest one before the holiday break saw the defending national champion Carleton Ravens remain number one while their cross-town rivals Ottawa Gee-Gees sit second.  Brock (fourth), Queen’s (fifth) and Lakehead (ninth) make it five OUA teams in the U SPORTS … Continue reading Crowded at the Top: OUA Men’s Basketball Mid-Season Takeaways ahead of second half

10 questions with TMU Bold’s Kai Edmonds

TORONTO, ON – With nine wins in 10 games, Kai Edmonds been a steady presence for the Bold in his rookie campaign, as he draws on experience from a cup of coffee at the pro level. Always happy to go to the rink, it’s evident that Edmond’s attitude influences his teammates 49 Sports’ Michael Pagani sat down with Kai Edmonds to chat about his experiences.  Michael … Continue reading 10 questions with TMU Bold’s Kai Edmonds