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Redmen win fifth consecutive QURL championship

Ada Sonnenfeld Ada Sonnenfeld The McGill Redmen Rugby Team earned the right to be called champions on Sunday night, avenging their single regular season loss by defeating the Concordia Stingers 22-10 in the Quebec Student Sports Federation Championships. In the biggest game of their season, the Redmen turned in their best performance to win their… Keep Reading

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Return to the shinny rink for NHLers

The North American professional sporting world is primarily made up of the so-called “Big Four” leagues—the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, and the National Hockey League. Still, while the NHL will always have a strong base in Canada, it’s an afterthought for the majority of Americans. The NHL’s attempts to… Keep Reading

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What happened to retiring in style?

Nobody wants to be “that guy” on campus. The guy in the seventh year of his undergrad and still trying to fit in. The guy who tirelessly attempts to convince you that the victory lap is, in fact, cool. Allen Iverson has become “that guy.” On October 29, Allen Iverson signed a two-year contract with… Keep Reading

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Around the Water Cooler

For those of you who don’t keep TSN as your home page or Sports Illustrated as your bedtime reading, we know sports can be hard to understand, this section is for you.   In case you’ve been living under a sporting rock… Baseball: The San Francisco Giants won the Major League Baseball World Series last… Keep Reading

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Comeback win keeps undefeated season alive

Alice Walker Holly Stewart The McGill Redmen hockey team (10-0-0) kept their perfect season alive as they came from behind to beat a pesky Nipissing Lakers (4-4-2) 5-3 on Saturday night at McConnell Arena. Francis Verreault-Paul led the gritty McGill comeback with his fourth hat trick and 16th-18th goals of the season. Verreault-Paul tallied an… Keep Reading

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QUHL win streak now 86 games

Alice Walker Alice Walker In Sunday’s matchup between the McGill Martlets and the Carleton Ravens, captain Cathy Chartrand carried McGill, scoring twice en route to a 6-1 victory. The win extended McGill’s undefeated streak against QUHL opponents to an impressive 86 games and improved their all-time head-to-head record against Carleton to a dominant 53-0-1. While… Keep Reading

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Soccer team squanders numerous chances for the win

The McGill Redmen soccer team was eliminated from the Quebec Student Sports Federation playoffs in a frustrating 3-1 loss against the UQAM Citadins this past Friday evening, marking the end of their 2010 season. Entering the game as the second-ranked team in Quebec, the Redmen had high hopes of pursuing further success and qualifying for… Keep Reading

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Dengue, typhoid, and a lesson learned

By virtually any measure, last month’s 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi were a complete disaster. A small budget wasn’t the issue but rather a large one was. With a cost of 30,000 Crore (300 billion Rupees), or close to $7 billion USD, they were easily the most expensive Commonwealth Games ever. They cost as much… Keep Reading

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Redmen return to winning ways with blowout victory

Alice Walker Alice Walker Coming off of their first loss in 16 games, the Redmen rugby team responded with an authoritative 69-10 victory over the Sherbrooke Vert-et-Or in the Quebec University Rugby League men’s semifinal on Friday afternoon. It was a dominant performance by the entire McGill team, who scored early and often to quickly… Keep Reading

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McGill shocked to miss nationals

Holly Stewart Holly Stewart The Martlets’ impressive, undefeated season ended in heartbreak on Friday night at Molson Stadium. McGill was ranked third in the country before the visiting underdogs from Laval ruined the Martlets hopes of completing their undefeated season with a Conference and National Championship. The Rouge-et-Or won the hard-fought Quebec University Soccer League… Keep Reading

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