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Sports Briefs

Swimming — RSEQ Championships: McGill claims 2nd, 3rd Place – 19 swimmers to attend CIS nationals in March Both swim teams took a dip over the weekend at the annual RSEQ Championships. Disappointed slightly by the teams’ results at the Quebec Cup IV, both squads rebounded, claiming second place in the[Read More…]

Riots in Sports History

Heysel Stadium Disaster -Belgium, May 29, 1985  Soccer hooliganism has plagued the sport from its birth, but arguably no individual event has left a darker mark than the Heysel Stadium Disaster in 1985, often referred to as the “darkest hour in the history of Disco.”  The 90,000 fans present, a[Read More…]

Martlets win CIS bronze in improbable playoff run

The Martlets were in action over the weekend in Hamilton, Ontario representing McGill at the CIS National Volleyball Championships. The tournament, comprised of the top eight teams from across the country, concluded Sunday with the UBC Thunderbirds claiming gold, the Alberta Pandas obtaining silver, and the McGill Martlets rounding out[Read More…]

60 minutes of dominance: Martlets shutout Ottawa

Sam Reynolds   It was business as usual for the McGill Martlets in hockey action this past Friday, as they rolled over the Gee-Gees 6-0 for their 33rd consecutive victory over the Ottawa natives. McGill was propelled by strong performances from forwards Melodie Daoust, who garnered a hat-trick and an[Read More…]

Martlets eke out win, clinch RSEQ playoff berth

Sam Reynolds Sam Reynolds UQTR was in town this past Sunday night to battle the Martlets in a crucial game for the women’s soccer team. McGill was looking for revenge, as the Patriotes won decisively 3-0 the last time these two teams met on Sep. 30. McGill succeeded, overcoming an[Read More…]

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