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How international competition has kept men’s volleyball sharp Over winter break, tough international competition has prepared the men’s volleyball team for the second half of their season
Jan10

How international competition has kept men’s volleyball sharp Over winter break, tough international competition has prepared the men’s volleyball team for the second half of their season

Photo by Kyle West While most students use the holiday break to catch up with family or to get reacquainted with the feeling of sleeping in, the McMaster men’s volleyball team has been playing against top international talent to stay sharp during their time off. First, they headed to Long Beach, California to play the top National Collegiate Athletic Association volleyball team, Long Beach State, and No. 12 University of California...

Marauders holiday wrap-up Everything you missed in sports over the holidays, and a look ahead towards this weekend’s upcoming games
Jan10

Marauders holiday wrap-up Everything you missed in sports over the holidays, and a look ahead towards this weekend’s upcoming games

Photo by Kyle West   Men’s Basketball After finishing the first half of the season 4-7, it seemed as if the Marauders would need a serious holiday miracle to win again. Their first game of the 2019 schedule was against the No. 9 nationally-ranked Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks, and winning did not seem on the horizon. However, behind the leadership of veteran Connor Gilmore, who had 22 points, they pulled off the upset,...

From Mac to the NBA: Meghan McPeak’s journey in broadcasting How Meghan McPeak went from calling McMaster basketball games to becoming a trailblazer in NBA broadcasting history
Nov29

From Mac to the NBA: Meghan McPeak’s journey in broadcasting How Meghan McPeak went from calling McMaster basketball games to becoming a trailblazer in NBA broadcasting history

Photo C/O Alexandra Vergyris When Meghan McPeak first picked up a basketball as a young girl, like a lot of basketball-loving kids, professional dreams were soon on her mind. Growing up with a family who watched and played sports, a father who played baseball and a brother who played basketball, baseball and soccer, sports were destined to be a part of McPeak’s life. Being a tall kid growing up, a friend of McPeak’s encouraged her to...

Taking care of business before the break Here is everything you need to know about the Marauders’ end-of-year schedule
Nov29

Taking care of business before the break Here is everything you need to know about the Marauders’ end-of-year schedule

Photo by Kyle West As December and the holidays approach, so does exam season. And for McMaster student-athletes, that means hitting the books and taking a step back from the athlete side of things. But as November comes to a close, there are still a few more games Mac fans can check out. Basketball Both the men’s and women’s teams will take on the York University Lions this Friday at 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. The women are ranked No. 5 in...

Basketball coach Tatham reflects on facing his old team Head coach Patrick Tatham reflects on changes, wins and losses and facing old friends
Nov22

Basketball coach Tatham reflects on facing his old team Head coach Patrick Tatham reflects on changes, wins and losses and facing old friends

Photos by Kyle West Marauders basketball has been off to a great start this season. With a fresh new team and home opener win, things were starting to look up when the McMaster men’s basketball team defeated the nationally-ranked Brock University Badgers, giving them a 3-0 record. This success is a result of head coach Patrick Tatham’s 2018-19 season changes. After having a slow start to the 2017 season losing nine games straight,...