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Top five things to look forward to in the new year There are so many great events happening in term two — here are the top five things McMaster Athletics is bringing to us in the new year!
Jan16

Top five things to look forward to in the new year There are so many great events happening in term two — here are the top five things McMaster Athletics is bringing to us in the new year!

Photo by Cindy Cui / Photo Editor Top 5 things to look forward to in the new year in McMaster Athletics 1. Nordic Skiing Possibly one of the more interesting stories of the year is the addition of the Nordic Skiing Program to McMaster Athletics’ arsenal of contenders for the Ontario University Athletics championship. This will be the 37th program brought to competition by McMaster and nordic skiing will have a new provincial...

Is there anything Jordan Henry can’t do? Second-year sensation Jordan Henry is a do-it-all basketball connoisseur
Jan16

Is there anything Jordan Henry can’t do? Second-year sensation Jordan Henry is a do-it-all basketball connoisseur

Photos by Sachi Chan / Contributor  If you’ve been following the men’s basketball team this year, you’ll know they’ve been on a hot streak so far with a winning percentage of .750. This can in large part be attributed to Jordan Henry’s monstrous season so far. Henry’s second-year leap resembles that of Luka Dončić’s, the latter going from All-Rookie player in the National Basketball Association and the former going from All-Rookie in...

No days off Even over the break, the women’s volleyball team was working hard playing games and signing recruits
Jan09

No days off Even over the break, the women’s volleyball team was working hard playing games and signing recruits

Photo by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter While most of us got some well-deserved rest over the break, the women’s volleyball team was hard at work. Not only did they play games, but they signed yet another top recruit. The Marauders signed Hayley Brookes in early December. Brookes comes from the Halton Hurricanes, a club team in Burlington. The Hurricanes have won consecutive national championships, and the team consistently churns out...

A volleyball story With several tournaments over the break, the McMaster Men’s volleyball team had a few W’s on their wishlist
Jan09

A volleyball story With several tournaments over the break, the McMaster Men’s volleyball team had a few W’s on their wishlist

Photo by Kyle West / Sports Reporter For those in the know, McMaster Volleyball has long been a force to be reckoned with. Over the years the program has sent players overseas to play in professional leagues such as the Polish PlusLiga, seen its graduates make Olympic appearances and taken down National Collegiate Athletic Association Division one teams. To those who didn’t already know all this, the Can Am Volleyball Holiday Showcase...

Men’s volleyball is set for a big year With only one loss, the team has been on a hot streak
Nov28

Men’s volleyball is set for a big year With only one loss, the team has been on a hot streak

Photo by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter By: Jovan Popovic, Contributor The 2019-2020 McMaster men’s volleyball team kicked off their season on Oct. 5. Currently, the team holds a record of seven wins and one loss.  In four of these wins, they managed to sweep the other teams, winning three sets to zero. The team this year looks to be extremely promising and ready to continue to build on their winning history.  McMaster has had an...

Closing out the term 4-4 The women’s volleyball team sports a .500 record going into the break
Nov28

Closing out the term 4-4 The women’s volleyball team sports a .500 record going into the break

Photo by Matty Flader / Photo Reporter By: Kyle West, Contributor The Marauders were looking to spark some momentum after a tough loss to York on Nov. 15, who stopped their chances at a four-game winning streak. With a return home on Nov. 16, they faced University of Toronto’s Varsity Blues, one of the nation’s leading forces on the court. The match lasted five sets: after a strong fourth set resurgence by the Blues, Mac’s return home...