Trusting the process How the Marauders player-centric system helped Mac bring home provincial and national bronze medals
Nov23

Trusting the process How the Marauders player-centric system helped Mac bring home provincial and national bronze medals

The McMaster Marauders men’s rugby team was among the six Canadian universities invited to the inaugural Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship this past weekend in Guelph. Just a week before, the Marauders defended their Ontario University Athletics bronze title in a close match-up against the up-and-coming Laurier Golden Hawks. Their 26-19 win secured their spot in the national championship this past weekend. “We knew it was...

McMaster in motion The inaugural motionballU Marathon of Sport McMaster raised $6,500 in support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation
Nov23

McMaster in motion The inaugural motionballU Marathon of Sport McMaster raised $6,500 in support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation

The inaugural motionballU Marathon of Sport McMaster took place on Nov. 18. The event made for an exciting day of athletic competition that teamed up McMaster students with Special Olympics athletes in a variety of sports. Motionball is a not-for-profit organization that builds awareness and raises funds for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation. Founded by brothers Paul, Mark and Sean Etherington in 2002, the organization has held...

Giving every ounce Head coach Paula Schnurr reflects on the last race of the outdoor season as well as the cross-country team’s future
Nov16

Giving every ounce Head coach Paula Schnurr reflects on the last race of the outdoor season as well as the cross-country team’s future

The U Sports Cross-Country Championships, held this year in Victoria, British Columbia, marks the end of the outdoor track season for the McMaster cross-country team. The University of Guelph’s men’s cross-country team reclaimed their title after being beaten by Université Laval the year before. The Guelph women were not as successful, falling for the first time in 13 years to the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. The women’s race...

Losing and learning The men’s basketball team was able to keep up in Toronto, but continue to fall short when it matters the most
Nov16

Losing and learning The men’s basketball team was able to keep up in Toronto, but continue to fall short when it matters the most

The men’s basketball team was down in Toronto last weekend for some regular season action, facing off against the Ryerson Rams and University of Toronto’s Varsity Blues. The season started off with a strong win over Guelph, but the Marauders arrived at their weekend in Toronto with a different mindset after back-to-back games to the York Lions and Queen’s Gaels. “The guys came in with a lot of confidence today,” said head coach...

McMaster in Sports: Meet Sportsnet Producer Chris Black From failing engineering student to working on some of the biggest sporting events in recent history, Chris Black shares his journey and advice to students
Nov10

McMaster in Sports: Meet Sportsnet Producer Chris Black From failing engineering student to working on some of the biggest sporting events in recent history, Chris Black shares his journey and advice to students

When Chris Black first started at McMaster University in 2002, he was chasing a career in engineering. By the time he graduated in 2006 he had a full time job, but not in engineering management like he originally thought. Black found himself as a story editor for TSN. After barely making it out of his first year, Black soon realized that the engineering field was not for him so he made the switch to economics. With a lighter workload,...