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Shamiya transitions from athlete to wrestling coach One of McMaster’s most decorated wrestlers, Ahmed Shamiya, looks to fill long-time Hall of Fame coach Nick Cipriano’s shoes
Apr04

Shamiya transitions from athlete to wrestling coach One of McMaster’s most decorated wrestlers, Ahmed Shamiya, looks to fill long-time Hall of Fame coach Nick Cipriano’s shoes

Photos from Silhouette Photo Archives By: Graham West Ahmed Shamiya is one of McMaster’s newest head coaches, taking the reins of the wrestling team from Nick Cipriano. Mac’s long-time former coach was a staple of the wrestling program for the past 35 years and was recently inducted into the Wrestling Canada Hall of Fame in January. Shamiya is one of McMaster’s most decorated wrestling alumni, having helped the team win the Ontario...

Quidditch Canada hosts 2019 National Championships at Mac Quidditch Canada hosts its 2019 National Championships on McMaster turf
Apr04

Quidditch Canada hosts 2019 National Championships at Mac Quidditch Canada hosts its 2019 National Championships on McMaster turf

Photos C/O @QuidditchCanada By: Adriana Skaljin The name Harry Potter is one familiar to most, given its prevalence in pop culture. The Harry Potter franchise’s beloved sport, Quidditch, has made its way into the Muggle (non-magical) world, having become a semi-professional sport. On March 23 and 24, Quidditch Canada held their 2019 National Championship at Ron Joyce Stadium and Alumni Field. Fifteen teams from across Canada, coming...

Andrew Richards: five things I learned at Mac Fifth-year volleyball player Andrew Richards reflects on the five things being a Marauder taught him, and how he plans on using these lessons in his next chapter
Mar28

Andrew Richards: five things I learned at Mac Fifth-year volleyball player Andrew Richards reflects on the five things being a Marauder taught him, and how he plans on using these lessons in his next chapter

Photos by Kyle West By: Andrew Richards Being on the other side of my five years here at McMaster, I cannot picture my journey any other way. Although there were times when things may not have gone as planned, there was never a moment in time where I felt like I was not in the right spot. When I was first asked to write this article, I was kind of uncomfortable because I felt like it makes it seem like I have my act together when I...

No. 11 Mac Esports Club battles in League of Legends League of Legends A Team Support player Marty Kyorskis and coach Pedro Ribeiro discuss their season and bringing esports into mainstream university competitive sports
Mar28

No. 11 Mac Esports Club battles in League of Legends League of Legends A Team Support player Marty Kyorskis and coach Pedro Ribeiro discuss their season and bringing esports into mainstream university competitive sports

Photo C/O McMaster Esports Club By: Coby Zucker In week one of the College League of Legends tournament, McMaster’s team was rated 11th overall by ESPN. That’s 11th out of 350 teams across North America. “We didn’t expect it to be that high,” said coach Pedro “Photograph” Ribeiro. “We knew that we had to make a name for ourselves because a lot of teams, typically when they see McMaster, they underestimate our ability just...

Buttenham returns home to help bring Mac gold Returning home from three seasons in NCAA basketball, Christina Buttenham played a key role in the women’s basketball team’s first-ever Bronze Baby
Mar28

Buttenham returns home to help bring Mac gold Returning home from three seasons in NCAA basketball, Christina Buttenham played a key role in the women’s basketball team’s first-ever Bronze Baby

Photos C/O Noah Hoffman By: Graham West Christina Buttenham was one of the newest additions to the women’s basketball team this year, and her presence on the court was immediately felt by the Marauders. Buttenham is an experienced player with a great veteran presence, having transferred from the University of Iowa earlier this year, where she played National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball for three seasons. After...