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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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Redmen lose gritty, rain-soaked battle

Playing in the pouring rain, the McGill Redmen were unable to find the back of the net, losing 1-0 to the Laval Rouge et Or on Thursday night. Despite many chances in the second half, the third-ranked Redmen could not score against top-ranked Laval.


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Roger rocketing MLB towards unwatchability

Last week, police officers searched the offices of the Toronto Blue Jays and confiscated documents in connection with the perjury case against Roger Clemens. While baseball fans are asking whether he took steroids, what they should be asking is, “Who cares?” In case you “misremembered,” Clemens’ case began when his name was mentioned in the… Keep Reading

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In front of big crowd, Redmen lose another heartbreaker

The Redmen started Friday night's game off with a bang, as J.T. Thompson returned the opening kickoff 102 yards for a touchdown. Concordia's Kris Pickering, however, returned the favour with a 62-yard punt return touchdown with under three minutes to go in the fourth quarter, giving his team the comeback victory by a score of 34-29.


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Undefeated Redmen Lacrosse Team Pound Toronto

The varsity lacrosse Redmen delivered a walloping 12-3 victory over the University of Toronto's Varsity Blues at Forbes Field Sunday.

The Blues started things off quickly, taking early leads. But once the game settled down and the refs eased up on their whistles, McGill was able to control possession and the game. The Redmen scored four unanswered goals for a 7-3 halftime lead, and cemented the win by outscoring Toronto 5-0 in the second half.


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Morin-Boucher Nets Hat Trick

Coming off an impressive pre-season (6-1-1), the McGill Martlets' 5-1 victory Friday over the Sherbrooke Vert et Or showed nothing but promise.

The first goal of the match came from veteran striker Alexandra Morin-Boucher in the 10th minute of play. Assisted by a long drive from freshman forward Stephanie Avery, she shot a low strike across to the left corner of the net. Ten minutes later, she struck again with a pass from rookie midfielder Hannah Rivkin.


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Martlets come within one point of champion Western

Saturday’s McGill Open at the bottom of Mount Royal Park marked the beginning of the 2010 season for the McGill Martlets and Redmen cross-country teams. The Martlets finished in second place overall, only one point shy of the University of Western Ontario Mustangs, a cross-country powerhouse. The Redmen placed fourth overall. In the women’s 4-kilometer… Keep Reading

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