Bring it on Thanks to a strong end to the season, the McMaster women’s volleyball team is set up for a long playoff run
Mar02

Bring it on Thanks to a strong end to the season, the McMaster women’s volleyball team is set up for a long playoff run

It is that time of the year again. As schoolwork ramps up for students, so too does the competition come playoff time. With a three set sweep over the Royal Military College of Canada coupled with a Western loss over the weekend, the McMaster women’s volleyball team managed to capture first place in the Ontario University Athletics West division. Already guaranteed a top-two seed heading into the final game of the regular season, head...

On the road to Winnipeg Fourth-year wrestler Jobanjit Phulka highlights one of 12 Marauder wrestlers advancing to the U Sports Championships at the University of Winnipeg
Feb16

On the road to Winnipeg Fourth-year wrestler Jobanjit Phulka highlights one of 12 Marauder wrestlers advancing to the U Sports Championships at the University of Winnipeg

On Feb. 11, the McMaster wrestling team welcomed teams from across the province at the Ontario University Athletics Championships in Sports Hall. While OUA teams like Western and Guelph showed promise during the season, it would take a lot for anyone to match the Brock Badgers, who came in as the defending champions and the number one ranked team in the country. Overall, the hosting Marauders grabbed 12 medals at the event, and will...

Pin to win A look at the McMaster wrestling team as they host OUA championships
Feb09

Pin to win A look at the McMaster wrestling team as they host OUA championships

It is an incredible feeling for varsity athletes to be able to represent their school colours. It is even better when you are able to compete in front of your friends and family. As is such for the McMaster wrestling team, who closes out the season as the hosts for the Ontario University Athletics Championships on Feb. 11. The Marauders have performed well throughout the 2016/2017 season, with both individual wrestlers and the team...

Smashing down doors to success A sit down conversation with members of Mac Smash, a group on campus that has seen tremendous growth over the past two years
Jan26

Smashing down doors to success A sit down conversation with members of Mac Smash, a group on campus that has seen tremendous growth over the past two years

It started last year, with one commerce student, Eric Hill, along with his two friends and his laptop on the second floor of the McMaster University Student Centre. Minutes later, eight other students – who were complete strangers to Hill – and an extra laptop showed up, all of whom were playing Super Smash Brothers Melee together, just outside of Clubspace. This eventually led to the creation of the McMaster Smash group, which is run...

Cold on the court After starting off the season hot, the McMaster women’s volleyball team has dropped their last two games
Jan19

Cold on the court After starting off the season hot, the McMaster women’s volleyball team has dropped their last two games

It is time for the McMaster women’s volleyball team to find their early-season groove. Following their gold medal performance at the Thanksgiving Classic in October, the women’s volleyball team started the season undefeated before losing their last two games to the Western Mustangs (9-0) and the Guelph Gryphons (6-4). Their hot start to the season came as no surprise. Starting the season ranked sixth in the University Sports top ten...