Kicking off Forge FC Hamilton’s professional soccer club, Forge FC, will launch their inaugural season in April 2019
Aug09

Kicking off Forge FC Hamilton’s professional soccer club, Forge FC, will launch their inaugural season in April 2019

The Canadian Premier League is the first division league of soccer in Canada, kicking off their inaugural season in April 2019.  Hamilton’s Forge FC will be one of the CPL’s founding clubs, joining Cavalry FC (Calgary), FC Edmonton, HFX Wanderers FC (Halifax), Valour FC (Winnipeg) and York 9 FC in York Region. A Port City team in British Columbia and another in Ottawa are expected to join. Hamilton’s team, aptly titled Forge FC, will...

Riding on the wind Reigning Male Athlete of the Year Sergio Raez Villanueva adds a Canadian Championship to his already long list of accomplishments
Jul05

Riding on the wind Reigning Male Athlete of the Year Sergio Raez Villanueva adds a Canadian Championship to his already long list of accomplishments

On June 13, Sergio Raez Villanueva was one of several Marauders who took to the racetrack at Guelph University for the Speed River Inferno meet. Joining Villanueva was veteran Jeff Tweedle, who won a competitive 1500 metre race, and male rookie of the year Max Turek, who finished as the top junior in the 10,000 metre event. Turek’s time was good enough to qualify for the International Association of Athletics Federations World U20...

Chipping away Men’s basketball coach Patrick Tatham discusses recruiting following his first season at Mac in preparation for the 2018-2019 season
Jun07

Chipping away Men’s basketball coach Patrick Tatham discusses recruiting following his first season at Mac in preparation for the 2018-2019 season

Following spring exams, many members of the McMaster community vacate the campus for the summer, forgetting about university responsibilities until after Labour Day. That is not the case for everyone however, especially for the Marauders men’s basketball coach, Patrick Tatham. While it may technically be the offseason for Ontario University Athletics basketball, recruiting season is in full swing for the maroon and grey, with coach...

Skate, Mac, skate! The McMaster men’s hockey club wraps up another long season of travel and tournaments led by coach Rob Wilkinson
Apr05

Skate, Mac, skate! The McMaster men’s hockey club wraps up another long season of travel and tournaments led by coach Rob Wilkinson

By: Ryan Tse Have you been following McMaster men’s hockey this year? McMaster men’s hockey club coach and general manager Rob Wilkinson would be surprised if you have. “Nobody really knows about us,” said Wilkinson with a laugh. Marauder teams have once again enjoyed success across the board this season, highlighted by another provincial championship for the men’s volleyball team. But one sport most students are not aware of is the...

Getting on the court Reflecting on my time covering sports at McMaster
Apr05

Getting on the court Reflecting on my time covering sports at McMaster

In October of my third year at McMaster, I was sort of lost as I entered the second half of my degree. The inevitable end of my degree began to loom large over many of my conversations. Family and friends, either out of genuine interest or idle conversation over the holidays, would inevitably attempt to discuss my post-degree plans with me. At the suggestion of a close friend and encouragement from my family, I decided to get over any...

Breathe in, breathe out What my first year covering sports taught me about myself
Apr05

Breathe in, breathe out What my first year covering sports taught me about myself

Deep breath in, deep breath out” were the words I told myself as I approached the press box to cover my first game as a Sports Reporter for the Silhouette. It was the McMaster men’s football team’s 2017 pre-season game against the Saskatchewan Huskies, and as I tried desperately to blend behind my editor, I stood out. Black skin, big hair and the only woman in the room? In the sports industry, I attract attention to myself no matter...