Focusing on the details With a 6-2 record and a four-game winning streak, the Marauders look to fine-tune their game ahead of their biggest challenge of the season
Nov30

Focusing on the details With a 6-2 record and a four-game winning streak, the Marauders look to fine-tune their game ahead of their biggest challenge of the season

By: Andrew Sarkis The McMaster women’s basketball team has not looked back since their Oct. 26 opening-night victory, compiling an overall record of 6-2 since then. The Marauders are currently riding a four-game winning streak and have outscored their opponents by an average of 22 points over that span. The team’s most recent victory came on the road on Nov. 24, which turned out to be an up-and-down matchup against the Brock Badgers....

Taking charge Fourth-year point guard David McCulloch continues to grow as a leader and adjusts to a greater role under coach Tatham
Nov30

Taking charge Fourth-year point guard David McCulloch continues to grow as a leader and adjusts to a greater role under coach Tatham

By: Ryan Tse A glance at the score for McMaster’s Nov. 24 matchup against the Brock Badgers shows a 96-87 loss, a familiar result for a struggling team that owns a 1-7 record so far this season. It was yet another close loss, albeit to a strong undefeated Brock side. A closer look at the box score reveals another familiar result: point guard David McCulloch again led the team with 35 minutes played out of a possible 40 minutes. The...

My time as a Marauder Fifth-year soccer player Sasha Ricciuti shares the five things being a Marauder taught him as his collegiate career comes to a close
Nov23

My time as a Marauder Fifth-year soccer player Sasha Ricciuti shares the five things being a Marauder taught him as his collegiate career comes to a close

By: Sasha Ricciuti When I started playing on the McMaster men’s soccer team, I did not realize how much I was about to learn over the next five years. To play on a team that exemplified what it means to be a hardworking and successful student-athlete transformed me into the best possible version of myself going into my graduating year. The things I have learned on and off the field will stick with me forever. These are just a few of...

Marauder pride on and off the field OUA women's soccer second-team all star Mary Craig reflects on her experience as a gay athlete
Nov16

Marauder pride on and off the field OUA women's soccer second-team all star Mary Craig reflects on her experience as a gay athlete

By: Mary Craig When I was 16 I experienced two milestones in my life. The first was being part of a team that won a Women’s Soccer Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations championship title. The second was coming out as gay. Both of these had a major impact on my life at the time, and still influence my life today. In life people always look to categorize themselves and others, and this tends to make people believe that we...

Back on track Although they were initially missing from the U Sports Top 10, the men’s volleyball team remains a force to be reckoned with
Nov16

Back on track Although they were initially missing from the U Sports Top 10, the men’s volleyball team remains a force to be reckoned with

By: Griffin Marsh The McMaster men’s volleyball team, the Ontario University Athletics defending champions, produced a dominant weekend of matches at Windsor and Western. This is how the team initially intended to start the season before their first OUA game resulted in a shocking loss. The OUA volleyball season is long. It is challenging and strong performances are asked of teams quickly. These are the lessons that the volleyball...