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OUA champs want national title

In university sports, turnover is the norm. Good teams are dismantled every year as players graduate or exhaust their eligibility. That’s why expectations are so high for the 2010-11 McGill Redmen, who have every key player from last year’s OUA championship team returning except for physical defenceman Yan Turcotte. After posting a 22-6-0 regular season… Keep Reading

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Redmen break out brooms in semifinal against Carleton

Adam Scotti On a sunny, cold afternoon in Côte St.-Luc, the McGill Redmen earned a place in the Canadian Intercollegiate Baseball Association Northern Conference Final by handling the visiting Carleton Ravens in a two-game sweep. The Redmen won the first game of the doubleheader, 8-2. Starting pitcher Conrad Hall dominated on the mound, giving up… Keep Reading

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Record-breaking receiver reflects

John Kelsey On September 5, Redmen football wide-receiver Charles-Antoine Sinotte became the first player in the CIS football history to register 200 career catches.  During his five-year career, he has racked up 2,803 receiving yards, the 10th-most in CIS history.  He also holds the record for most receptions in a single season (72) which he… Keep Reading

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Martlets open season with seven-goal fireworks display

Adam Scotti It was a night to remember for Leslie Oles. In the first game of her university career, the rookie forward tallied a goal and a couple of helpers to propel the Martlets to a 7-4 win in their season opener against the Concordia Stingers. Just 30 seconds into the game, captain Cathy Chartrand… Keep Reading

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When fantasy studs become studly fantasies

You know that indescribable feeling you have towards an athlete?  The one that goes beyond admiration? You can’t quite put a finger on it, but you get the same jolt through your veins every time you see them on television or read about them on the Internet. You don’t just have a soft spot for… Keep Reading

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Martlets title-hungry

The Martlets Hockey team has been a longstanding source of pride for McGill, and they will continue making history this season. As one of McGill’s most successful teams, the Martlets have made it to the National Championship game in each of the past three years, bringing home two consecutive golds (2008, 2009) and a silver… Keep Reading

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Vert et Or aerial attack dooms Redmen

John Kelsey At the annual McGill Homecoming, the Redmen failed to impress the alumni with a 34-8 loss to the Sherbrooke Vert et Or. The match was televised live by CBC and was attended by over 1500 fans, many of whom were sporting McGill gear. Almost every pass made early in the game by Vert… Keep Reading

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McGill Redmen football: a damage report

John Kelsey Ardent devotees of the varsity football team must be ready for psychiatric counseling.  Luckily, there aren’t many of them.  Those that remain have been shaken by five deflating losses.  Let’s have a look at the damage. Game 1:  Laval blew out the Redmen 50-9 in Quebec City.   The Redmen could have recovered if they hadn’t lost starting QB… Keep Reading

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Redmen fall in double overtime to Bishop’s, 26-19

In their first game in the newly-renovated Molson Stadium, the Redmen football team suffered a 26-19 loss in double overtime to the fifth-ranked Bishop's Gaiters on Saturday, bringing their regular season record to 0-2.

Gaiters' quarterback Jesse Andrews connected with freshman running back Quincy Van De Cruize on a 10-yard pass in the second round of overtime after both McGill's Austin Anderson and Bishop's Josh Maveety converted on field goal attempts. Anderson's 48-yard kick earned him a new career record.


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