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Unfinished business Two seniors eye a national championship to cap their decorated careers
Feb26

Unfinished business Two seniors eye a national championship to cap their decorated careers

When it comes to the sport of volleyball, a lot of Marauders take it very seriously. The men’s and women’s team put a lot of time into their training and preparation every single day, and when they’re not practicing on the court, they’re putting in time with strength, conditioning and mental preparation off of the court. Austin Campion-Smith and Jori Mantha are just two examples of Marauders that have managed to take the sport as far...

Mac prepares to finish strong The Marauders are "dialed-in" as they get ready to host the Final Four.
Feb05

Mac prepares to finish strong The Marauders are "dialed-in" as they get ready to host the Final Four.

After 18 regulation matches and 17 wins, the Marauders are exactly where they want to be. They are in first place in the OUA, they’re ranked no.1 in the country, and they are hosting the OUA Final Four championships for the fourth season in a row. “Our first goal was to secure home-court throughout the playoffs, and we did that, so once we clinched against Guelph, that was a good thing for us,” said head coach Dave Preston. While the...

Championships Preview A different kind of finals season is upon us. How prepared are Mac’s varsity teams for the swan songs of their seasons?
Feb05

Championships Preview A different kind of finals season is upon us. How prepared are Mac’s varsity teams for the swan songs of their seasons?

Championship season is looming and McMaster continues to come up in trophy conversations. February marks the end of the regular season and brings us the (arguably too long) playoffs or championship meets for a variety of Marauder teams. 2014-15 could be one of Mac’s most successful years. Here’s what to watch for going forward. Women’s Volleyball Head coach Tim Louks has his team peaking at the right time once again. Mac has ripped...

Mac track drops personal bests at McGill It’s the half-way point of the season, and the Marauders are already running at their best
Jan29

Mac track drops personal bests at McGill It’s the half-way point of the season, and the Marauders are already running at their best

The Marauders track team posted several personal best times at the largest indoor track meet of the year, the McGill Team Challenge. Several of the Marauders were entered into the fast heats of each race, which helped them run to some incredibly fast times at the half-way point of the season. Taylor Forbes and Blair Morgan both ran to personal best times in the 3000m. “Blair took the lead, and then Taylor took the lead over from...

Mac claims No.1 spot in the CIS Marauders men's volleyball hasn't lost a set in nearly three months
Jan22

Mac claims No.1 spot in the CIS Marauders men's volleyball hasn't lost a set in nearly three months

The Marauders men’s volleyball team are officially the most dominant team in the CIS. After a couple of bad losses from the former No. 1 team the Alberta Golden Bears, and a very hot winning streak from the Maroon and Grey, they managed to move up to the top of the CIS rankings and aren’t looking back. The Maroon and Grey are coming off of 13 straight wins, and nine consecutive sweeps. They haven’t lost a set in nearly three months....