Onwards and upwards The men’s volleyball team reflects on a record-breaking OUA weekend and looks to secure national glory one set at a time
Mar15

Onwards and upwards The men’s volleyball team reflects on a record-breaking OUA weekend and looks to secure national glory one set at a time

By: Ryan Tse Marauders fans filling Burridge Gym on the March 10 weekend barely got their money’s worth — not that they were complaining. After an early scare dropping the first set to Windsor, the Marauders wasted no time in establishing their dominance by winning the next three sets. They then commanded the finals on Saturday, winning in straight sets over Queen’s. In doing so, McMaster captured an Ontario University Athletics...

Silver is the new black McMaster’s badminton team stuns their provincial competition by capturing silver at this year’s OUA Championships
Mar08

Silver is the new black McMaster’s badminton team stuns their provincial competition by capturing silver at this year’s OUA Championships

By: Lucas Uggenti Over the Feb. 16-18 weekend, Ryerson University played host to this year’s 2018 Ontario University Athletics Badminton Championships. This tournament showcased some of the best athletes each university had to offer. Fortunately for McMaster, this tournament went exactly as planned, earning a silver medal amongst intense competition. This was a considerable upgrade from last year’s bronze medal finish. The tournament...

Set up for the playoffs Following a solid win over the Trent Excalibur, the men’s volleyball team is gearing up for a strong push into the post-season
Mar01

Set up for the playoffs Following a solid win over the Trent Excalibur, the men’s volleyball team is gearing up for a strong push into the post-season

By: Griffin Marsh In a needed bounce back performance, the McMaster men’s volleyball team pushed aside the low-ranked Trent University Excalibur to close out the 2017-2018 regular season. Following a rare loss to the Western Mustangs on Feb. 17, the Marauders returned to form in Burridge Gym for their regular season finale and wrapped up the match in three commanding sets. The game was a complete team performance with the hitters...

Strength down the middle The women’s volleyball team’s two middle blockers Maicee Sorensen and Hailey Kranics expand on their shared responsibilities and strong relationship
Feb15

Strength down the middle The women’s volleyball team’s two middle blockers Maicee Sorensen and Hailey Kranics expand on their shared responsibilities and strong relationship

By: Ryan Tse When you talk to Maicee Sorensen and Hailey Kranics, you quickly get a sense of their easygoing, friendly personalities. The two middle blockers on the women’s volleyball team describe each other as amiable and outgoing off the court. On the court, the two blockers alternate in the rotation so that one is always in the front row, giving McMaster a formidable blocking presence and a more than adequate offensive option at...

At the top of his game OUA Athlete of the Week Ben Zahra is already a standout on the wrestling team and has his eyes firmly set on increasing his medal count
Feb08

At the top of his game OUA Athlete of the Week Ben Zahra is already a standout on the wrestling team and has his eyes firmly set on increasing his medal count

By: Griffin Marsh The Ontario University Athletics’ wrestling season is a grueling affair. Opportunities present themselves through October, November and January, eventually building to the OUA Championships in February. For McMaster wrestler Benjamin Zahra, the season has certainly been taxing, but has resulted in a rewarding season that is worth writing home about. As Mac Wrestling heads into the OUA Championships this weekend,...