Tweedle focused on Ottawa After taking home a bronze medal at nationals, track and field star Jeff Tweedle now sets his sights on the Canadian Track and Field Championships in July
Apr06

Tweedle focused on Ottawa After taking home a bronze medal at nationals, track and field star Jeff Tweedle now sets his sights on the Canadian Track and Field Championships in July

By: Eamon Hillis When a season comes to an end, and an athlete is forced to reflect, the sense of accomplishment or failure they feel is often determined solely by the outcome of a single championship event. For McMaster’s Jeff Tweedle, this event was the U Sports Indoor Track and Field Championships in Edmonton, Alberta between March 9-11. Tweedle qualified in both the 1000m and 1500m, and entered the meet as a top-three seed in both...

Dedication, passion, motivation These are just a few of the qualities that Andrew Richards manifests, both on and off the court
Apr06

Dedication, passion, motivation These are just a few of the qualities that Andrew Richards manifests, both on and off the court

By: Camila Stupecka With the summer break around the corner, students are winding down in hopes of a quick and painless exam season. This is not the case for third-year outside hitter Andrew Richards and the rest of the McMaster men’s volleyball team. A week after Mac’s bronze medal performance at the U Sports national championships, the team is back at work preparing for a new season, getting ready to come back stronger and more...

Alcohol and university sports Examining the benefits and drawbacks of selling alcohol at varsity games
Mar31

Alcohol and university sports Examining the benefits and drawbacks of selling alcohol at varsity games

By: Justin Parker Alcohol and sports have a longstanding relationship. Whether it’s watching a game on TV at a bar or waiting in line at the concession stand, many spectators enjoy a drink while watching the game. This relationship gets a little bit more complicated for collegiate sports. At a venue where a significant percentage of attendees are likely underage, it is much tougher to ensure a safe and legal drinking environment for...

Marauder men capture bronze After being knocked out in the semi-finals by Trinity Western, the McMaster men’s volleyball team capped off their season with a bronze medal victory at the U Sports championships
Mar23

Marauder men capture bronze After being knocked out in the semi-finals by Trinity Western, the McMaster men’s volleyball team capped off their season with a bronze medal victory at the U Sports championships

By: Camila Stupecka The McMaster men’s volleyball program finds themselves on the U Sports podium for the fifth consecutive season but in a similarly disappointing position. The Marauders fell in the semi-final before winning the bronze medal match to win their fifth medal in as many years. Following a five-set win against the Université Laval Rouge et Or on March 17, the Marauders qualified for the semi-final game against the top...

Sweeping away the competition The McMaster men’s volleyball team made quick work of their OUA rivals and travels to Alberta to compete for a national championship
Mar17

Sweeping away the competition The McMaster men’s volleyball team made quick work of their OUA rivals and travels to Alberta to compete for a national championship

By: Camila Stupecka If the rest of the men’s volleyball final four teams played ice during the Ontario University Athletics final games, then McMaster played fire. They swiftly melted the flame of the Ryerson Rams on March 10 and the Waterloo Warriors on March 11, sweeping both squads and securing their fifth consecutive OUA championship to cap an undefeated regular season. The conference title win matches the longest streak in OUA...