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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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 […]
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.
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.
The McGill Redmen introduced their fans to the new-look Molson Stadium in style with a comfortable 4-0 win over the Sherbrooke Vert et Or Friday night. The Redmen produced a solid, if unspectacular, display to overcome a nervous opening and earn the win, taking three points.
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.
Dion Phaneuf is a loud guy. You can have endless debates about his abilities, about his paycheque, or about his girlfriend (notorious puck bunny Elisha Cuthbert), but there’s no debating his mouth. And while his brashness may have excited the Toronto Maple Leafs enough for them to name him captain, it has also gotten him into a lot of trouble.
LeBron James’s decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers and join Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh on the Miami Heat was the talk of the sports media this summer. Sam Hunter and Adam Sadinsky offer two different perspectives on the implications of LeBron’s choice.
A timely goal from Sebastian Munro earned the McGill men’s soccer team a dramatic victory in the Old Four tournament final this past weekend. Munro’s rocket hit the top netting in the 85th minute, giving the Redmen a 2-1 victory over the host Queen’s Golden Gaels.
For four decades, Redmen football victories against rival University of Toronto were treated like blue moons, solar eclipses and Maple Leafs’ Stanley Cup — they didn’t happen very often. McGill removed itself from that list Saturday as the team opened its gridiron season with a 40-17 win over the Varsity Blues in an exhibition contest at the Varsity Centre in Toronto.