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What I learned while covering Mac sports Reflecting on what I learned in my final year at the Silhouette and McMaster, and how I was able to figure out what’s next
Apr04

What I learned while covering Mac sports Reflecting on what I learned in my final year at the Silhouette and McMaster, and how I was able to figure out what’s next

Photos by Catherine Goce This time last year, I was contemplating what my future in the sports industry would look like. I had just wrapped up my first year as the Silhouette’s sports reporter and though I gained a ton of valuable skills and experiences, I was really unsure if I wanted to continue as a sports writer. Though despite my doubts, I saw the doors that opened for me through this job and I decided to give it another shot in...

Mac Athletics celebrates 95th annual Awards Ceremony Linnaea Harper and Max Turek take home Athletes of the Year recognition at the 95th Annual McMaster Athletic Awards Ceremony
Apr04

Mac Athletics celebrates 95th annual Awards Ceremony Linnaea Harper and Max Turek take home Athletes of the Year recognition at the 95th Annual McMaster Athletic Awards Ceremony

Photo C/O Noah Hoffman The night of April 2 was the 95th Annual McMaster Athletic Awards Ceremony to celebrate Marauder excellence. The ceremony celebrated McMaster athletes and staff contributions on and off the court over the past year. The highest honour, the McMaster Athletes of the Year, was awarded to Max Turek (Ivor Wynne Award) of the cross country team, and Linnaea Harper (Therese Quigley Award) of the women’s basketball...

Where’s the celebration? With a number of Black student-athletes at McMaster, an event celebrating Black History Month is noticeably missing from the Marauder community

Feb. 28 is the last day of February. That also means it is the last day of Black History Month and the McMaster Athletic Department has yet to do anything to celebrate it. We saw a number of different causes celebrated at games throughout February; #BellLetsTalk, Chinese New Year and a Pride Game to celebrate the LGBTQA2S+ community. But there has been nothing to celebrate BHM and Black student-athletes and that needs to change....

Connor Gilmore drafted to CEBL’s Honey Badgers The second pick in the U Sports round of the inaugural CEBL Draft, Mac’s Connor Gilmore discusses his basketball journey and this new opportunity
Mar28

Connor Gilmore drafted to CEBL’s Honey Badgers The second pick in the U Sports round of the inaugural CEBL Draft, Mac’s Connor Gilmore discusses his basketball journey and this new opportunity

Photo C/O Kyle West   This past weekend, fourth-year McMaster basketball player Connor Gilmore was selected in the inaugural Canadian Elite Basketball League Entry Draft. Gilmore was drafted by the Hamilton Honey Badgers with the team’s first selection of the two-round U Sports component of the draft. This special opportunity will allow Gilmore to experience professional basketball and earn money towards his tuition. He and...

Getting to know Athlete of the Week Alex Drover Get to know Alex Drover, the highest-placing Marauder in this year’s Track and Field National Championships, and March 12’s Male Athlete of the Week
Mar22

Getting to know Athlete of the Week Alex Drover Get to know Alex Drover, the highest-placing Marauder in this year’s Track and Field National Championships, and March 12’s Male Athlete of the Week

Photo C/O Ian McAlpine Last weekend, the McMaster track team headed to Manitoba for the U Sports Track and Field National Championship. Although the team did not return with any hardware or medals, Mac’s Alex Drover finished in fifth place for the 3,000m event. With McMaster not particularly known for their indoor track season and the intense competition he was up against, this accomplishment got Drover recognized by the Marauders...