Forget road rage, I’ve got Internet rage

I’m among the vast majority of McGill students that don’t own cars. It’s not something I think about a lot, and when I do, it’s to reflect on just how relaxing it is cruising the sidewalks rather than struggling to decipher unintelligible parking signs (what kind of city has parking[Read More…]

Laval upsets top-seeded McGill

Holly Stewart Through three quarters, Laval was so hot from the field that it’s excusable if anyone thought they were the cause of the alarms ringing in Currie Gym. The culprit was in fact a faulty detector, but that didn’t stop the entire complex from being evacuated for 20 minutes[Read More…]

Martlets lose in 2OT; Redmen close it out in regulation

Martlets close strong, fall short The Martlets’ wings failed to feed Anneth Him-Lazarenko down the stretch, and it came back to bite them as the UQAM Citadins rallied to upset number-one-seed McGill 89-88 in double overtime. Him-Lazarenko leads the Quebec conference both in scoring, with a 15.6 points-per-game average, and[Read More…]

Carabins sweep Martlets in semi-final series

Adam Scotti A chance to extend their semifinal series against the Carabins slipped through the Martlets’ grasp as the match point found its way through libero Daphnee-Maude André-Morin’s outstretched hands. “We gave it our all and it came down to a fourth set, 24-23, for the other team and one[Read More…]

Martlets and Redmen send Rouge-et-Or packing

Ryan Reisert After 15 years, Donald Love Competition Hall has finally seen its first capacity crowd. It may have been a long time coming, but both the Redmen and Martlets gave the sell out crowd of 872 exactly what they came to see, with big wins over conference rival Laval.[Read More…]

Rethinking hockey’s age-old prejudices

Sometimes sports are just sports. Like the Super Bowl this weekend, they can be fun to watch and don’t mean much. Sometimes though, sports serve as a platform for a greater cause. I’m reminded of this because the day before the Super Bowl, February 5, was the one-year anniversary of[Read More…]

Fantasy sports: Pain or pleasure?

Fantasy sports has become a billion dollar industry with millions of participants worldwide. Still, some aren’t sold. Our Editor-in-Chief, Tori Crawford, is one of these skeptics. She goes head-to-head with sports editor Sam Hunter on the benefits of fantasy sports (and other things).   Con As a former cheerleader, I[Read More…]

Redmen send Bengals back home with tails between legs

Alice Walker McGill’s Olivier Bouchard curls off a screen, sets his feet for an instant, rises up, and, with a flick of his wrist, sends the ball sailing through the cylinder. That’s the image seared in defenders’ minds after Sunday’s game against the University of Maine at Fort Kent Bengals,[Read More…]

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