Banner bound With the last regular season game approaching, the mindset shifts to playoffs for the McMaster Women’s Basketball team
Feb25

Banner bound With the last regular season game approaching, the mindset shifts to playoffs for the McMaster Women’s Basketball team

With the regular season dwindling down, the McMaster Women’s Basketball team is getting closer to the chance of claiming an OUA banner. The team played four games in the last two weekends at Burridge Gym and came out with a victory from all but one. With the team suited up and donning their pink socks worn every game as homage to Head Coach Theresa Burns and her battle with breast cancer, they were ready for the first game of Think...

Grappling with gold With one CIS gold medal already in his possession, fourth-year wrestler Ahmed Shamiya is fighting for another this year
Feb11

Grappling with gold With one CIS gold medal already in his possession, fourth-year wrestler Ahmed Shamiya is fighting for another this year

The minutes after a wrestler steps onto the mat matter more than anything else. The physical and mental preparation of a wrestler is evident through their meticulous and well thought out moves. Though wrestling might not have a big fan base compared to other sports and some may call it unconventional, fourth-year wrestler Ahmed Shamiya learned to love it. Shamiya started wrestling in the ninth grade, but he didn’t know how far this...

Fourth quarter woes Troubles in the fourth quarter result in McMaster Men’s Basketball losing two in Thunder Bay, but we can expect improvements
Feb04

Fourth quarter woes Troubles in the fourth quarter result in McMaster Men’s Basketball losing two in Thunder Bay, but we can expect improvements

  It’s hard to pinpoint the Men’s Basketball team’s losses this past weekend on one single thing. The roaring atmosphere at Lakehead’s gym, The Thunderdome, could be one reason. Lack of confidence could be a reason but a misguided one, as the team has played with their heads high throughout the season. The McMaster Men’s Basketball team was on an eight game winning streak until this past weekend. Friday’s OUA Central division match-up...

Sweeps up north McMaster Women’s Basketball rebounds to a loss to Western with two wins in Thunder Bay
Feb04

Sweeps up north McMaster Women’s Basketball rebounds to a loss to Western with two wins in Thunder Bay

  After a 68-63 loss to the Western Mustangs, the McMaster Women’s Basketball team knew that they had to bounce back. This year, every loss the team has faced results in a win the following game and this time was no different. The team spent the weekend in Thunder Bay, flying and looking to sweep the weekend. They did just that, as the team was able to get back home with two wins under their belt, improving their overall record to ten...

Men’s basketball handling business McMaster looks to cross off more games in 2016 with wins
Jan21

Men’s basketball handling business McMaster looks to cross off more games in 2016 with wins

It has been a busy month for the McMaster Men’s Basketball team. At the end of December, the team took part in a training camp at the University of Chicago. They got a chance to use the facilities and work on their skills in a new environment. They had the opportunity to walk the streets of the Windy city as tourists and went to a Raptors-Bulls game while they were there. “It’s always good to go away with the team for bonding,” said...