McMaster men’s volleyball reclaim crown with 11th Forsyth Cup title

HAMILTON, ON – The Burridge Gym was packed – as it had been for McMaster’s two previous playoff games. Like the previous two games, the visiting Toronto Varsity Blues provided a stiff test.  After the Queen’s Gaels captured the past two Forsyth Cups (OUA titles), there was bound to be a new winner between the Marauders and the Varsity Blues. McMaster head coach Dave Preston’s … Continue reading McMaster men’s volleyball reclaim crown with 11th Forsyth Cup title

What’s Up With U? Episode 8: Varsity Blues Soccer Coach Ilya Orlov

LINKS TO THE SHOW: CLICK FOR APPLE PODCASTS CLICK FOR OVERCAST CLICK FOR SPOTIFY You can also search “What’s Up With U?” in your preferred podcast mobile app. Vancouver, BC- This week we welcome Ilya Orlov to the show. Ilya is the Head Coach for the University of Toronto Soccer men’s soccer team and just finished his first season in the role. Prior to coaching … Continue reading What’s Up With U? Episode 8: Varsity Blues Soccer Coach Ilya Orlov

U SPORTS Players Who Could Make a Splash in Toronto NWHL Expansion

Toronto, ON- Toronto The NWHL is coming to Canada! With the league’s announcement that they’ll be bringing a team to Toronto in the 2020-21 season comes a new opportunity for U Sports players. Although many details of the team have yet to be finalized, including where the new team will play, the NWHL’s Canadian expansion is a larger opportunity for more U Sports players to … Continue reading U SPORTS Players Who Could Make a Splash in Toronto NWHL Expansion

U SPORTS WHKY: The Impact of “Puck Luck” in Toronto’s Run to the McCaw Cup

“Puck Luck” has often been critical to winning hockey games, which was evident throughout the last season of U SPORTS hockey. In his latest project, Rich Coffey examines some of the biggest wins in U SPORTS this season and how puck luck affected their possibilities.  Toronto, ON- We are getting to about that time in quarantine where we try and do new things. For me, that … Continue reading U SPORTS WHKY: The Impact of “Puck Luck” in Toronto’s Run to the McCaw Cup

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 WHKY: Another upset on the way? Ryerson topple Toronto in Game One of semi-final

Toronto, ON- The U Sports hockey playoffs have already had their fair share of upsets in 2020, but it may not be over just yet. On Wednesday night in Toronto, the Toronto Varsity Blues, the number one seed in women’s hockey, fell to the Ryerson Rams who finished in fifth. It was just game one, but it was still a statement by a ryerson team … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: Another upset on the way? Ryerson topple Toronto in Game One of semi-final