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Roberts’s legacy in McMaster Soccer After a storied career filled with adversity, we say goodbye to women’s soccer team captain Stephanie Roberts
Apr03

Roberts’s legacy in McMaster Soccer After a storied career filled with adversity, we say goodbye to women’s soccer team captain Stephanie Roberts

Illustration by Elisabetta Paiano / Production Editor  Student athletes will face many obstacles in their careers. These range from injuries to team conflicts, from saying goodbye to friends graduating to having to deal with life as a student and life outside of sports. For most, university is a time of immense growth, and student athletes are no exception. The obstacles that student athletes face can help them grow and deal with...

Recruitment in the wake of COVID-19 How the virus will affect the future of McMaster Athletics
Mar30

Recruitment in the wake of COVID-19 How the virus will affect the future of McMaster Athletics

Wojtek Kraj (#14) is one of the top recruits for the men’s volleyball team this past year. Photo by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, decisive and necessary measures have been taken to slow the spread of the virus. On March 23, the Ontario government announced that all non-essential services would be required to close for two weeks. These closures, while necessary, will have major...

How Covid-19 affected national championships With three tournaments set to take place March 10-15, how has U Sports responded to the recent pandemic?
Mar21

How Covid-19 affected national championships With three tournaments set to take place March 10-15, how has U Sports responded to the recent pandemic?

Photo by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor As local businesses, schools and social gatherings face cancellations in response to the COVID-10 pandemic, major sports organizations have also been braving turbulent changes. The four major national sports in North America — basketball, baseball, hockey and football — have all been greatly affected by the virus. The original plan was to have games continue, but not allow fans or unnecessary...

Bronze medal win leads to U Sports Volleyball berth A tough loss in the semi-finals wasn’t enough to take down the Marauders
Mar16

Bronze medal win leads to U Sports Volleyball berth A tough loss in the semi-finals wasn’t enough to take down the Marauders

Photos C/O Richard Zazulak The big question going into the men’s volleyball semi-final match was whether or not the Queen’s University Gaels would topple the McMaster Marauders for the second year in a row. Having previously bested them in last year’s Forsyth Cup, everyone was wondering how this year’s semi-final matchup would go. Last year’s loss was very close, with the Marauders almost pulling away with the win....

From McMaster to TSN, journey of a homegrown talent Lindsay Hamilton is among many famous graduates from McMaster making a difference in the world
Mar16

From McMaster to TSN, journey of a homegrown talent Lindsay Hamilton is among many famous graduates from McMaster making a difference in the world

McMaster has seen a few famous graduates walk through its halls. From Eugene Levy to Martin Short, who have both moved onto great success on the big and small screens, it’s safe to say Mac has had some notable alumni. One of those individuals is the anchor for The Sports Network: Lindsay Hamilton. On March 5, McMaster athletics and recreation held a talk where many prominent women in sports came to speak about challenges women are...