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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...

Nothing stopping the football team next year The men’s football team’s season didn’t end the way they had hoped, but they have a lot to look forward to
Nov28

Nothing stopping the football team next year The men’s football team’s season didn’t end the way they had hoped, but they have a lot to look forward to

Photo C/O David Moll On Nov. 16, the University of Calgary Dinos crushed the Marauders’ Vanier Cup aspirations in a crushing 30-17 loss. However, all hope is not lost. This was quarterback Andreas Dueck’s first full year as a starter and the fact that he was able to lead the team this far is a promising sign for the future. While the Marauders will lose some key pieces to their team next year, they may be able to tap into the skills...

Big day at nationals The men’s cross country team achieved second place at nationals and the women’s team achieved 13th
Nov14

Big day at nationals The men’s cross country team achieved second place at nationals and the women’s team achieved 13th

Photo by Maxine Gravina / Digital Media Specialist  By Jovan Popovic, Contributor The 2019 U Sports Championship Cross Country Tournament was held last weekend on Nov. 9. Both the men’s and women’s teams travelled to Kingston for the tournament, which is widely regarded as the most important event of the year for cross country. Both teams put as much as they could into this tournament, knowing how important it was. The men’s team...

Lights out defence at TD stadium The Marauders handed the Mustangs their first loss this year, winning the 2019 Yates Cup
Nov14

Lights out defence at TD stadium The Marauders handed the Mustangs their first loss this year, winning the 2019 Yates Cup

Photo C/O Brandon Vandecaveye / Western Mustangs On Nov. 9, the McMaster Marauders beat the Western Mustangs 29-15. This marks the eighth Yates Cup win in school history and will hopefully lead to the fifth Vanier Cup appearance for McMaster, although the Marauders will have to get through the University of Calgary Dinos first.  Although it was a big win for the school, we wish a speedy and full recovery for Mustangs’ quarterback...

A slam dunk start for the men’s basketball team Starting off 2-1, the team looks promising
Nov07

A slam dunk start for the men’s basketball team Starting off 2-1, the team looks promising

Photo C/O Kyle West By: Jovan Popovic The 2019-2020 McMaster men’s basketball team kicked off their season on Oct. 25, with a heartbreaking two-point loss against the Lakehead University Thunderwolves. Following this loss, they won their next two games, against Lakehead and the Brock University Badgers, bringing the team to a record of two wins and one loss. This season, the team looks to break the playoff barrier and achieve their...