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Tremblay scores overtime winner in comeback win

On Feb. 1, the McGill men’s hockey team (16-11) defeated the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) (13-13) Ridgebacks in an exciting 3-2 overtime win. Despite a slow start to the game, McGill opened scoring in the first period with a goal from second-year defenceman Nikolas Brouillard assisted by fourth-year defenceman Dominic Talbot-Tassi and… Keep Reading

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McGill men’s basketball breezes past Laval 66-53

On Jan. 31, at Love Competition Hall, the McGill men’s basketball team (6-5) trounced the Laval Rouge et Or (5-6) to extend their second-place lead over Laval in the RSEQ standings. The two sides put up an entertaining display for the 271 fans in attendance for the annual Bell Let’s Talk event. McGill Athletics handed… Keep Reading

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Know Your Athlete: Daniel Adesegun

After suffering two injuries in his first university season at the University of Calgary, third-year transfer running back Daniel Adesegun was unsure if he would ever play football again. But, now that he has completed two standout seasons at McGill, it is clear that Adesegun successfully kicked off a new chapter in his athletic and… Keep Reading

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Super Bowl LIII preview

On Feb. 3 in Atlanta, Georgia, the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will face off in Super Bowl LIII. Seventeen years removed from a Patriots victory in the teams’ last Super Bowl clash, much has changed for the two franchises. The Rams moved back from St. Louis and have made the playoffs… Keep Reading

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Martlet volleyball storms past Sherbrooke in straight sets

On Jan. 25 at Love Competition Hall, the McGill Martlets (15-12-3) took down a sturdy Sherbrooke Vert et Or (14-5-9) defense in three hotly contested sets. The Martlets treated the 170 fans in attendance for the Martlets’ annual Dig for the Cure game—a fundraiser to support the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation—to some spectacular plays as… Keep Reading

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Surf and sweet victory for McGill basketball

On the evening of Jan. 24, first-year guard Quarry Whyne scored 21 points to help McGill men’s basketball (5-4) come back from a 15-point deficit and defeat the Bishop’s Gaiters (3-9) 84-80. The crowd, decked out in Hawaiian shirts and flip-flops for McGill Athletics’ annual Beach Night, fostered an exciting atmosphere throughout the game. The… Keep Reading

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Point-counterpoint: Kyler Murray

Kyler Murray was drafted ninth overall by the Oakland Athletics in the 2018 MLB draft, but after a stellar season as the University of Oklahoma’s starting quarterback culminating in a Heisman Trophy, the 21-year-old has a chance to make it big in the NFL, too. Now, he must choose between the diamond and the gridiron.… Keep Reading

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Know Your Athlete: Tia Lore

Fourth-year Martlet winger Tia Lore is at a pivotal point in her athletic career. With only one season of McGill soccer left, Lore is both reflecting on her time as a student athlete and looking ahead to her post-university future. But before her career in university athletics, the Richmond, British Columbia native grew up surrounded… Keep Reading

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