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What I learned while covering Mac sports Reflecting on what I learned in my final year at the Silhouette and McMaster, and how I was able to figure out what’s next
Apr04

What I learned while covering Mac sports Reflecting on what I learned in my final year at the Silhouette and McMaster, and how I was able to figure out what’s next

Photos by Catherine Goce This time last year, I was contemplating what my future in the sports industry would look like. I had just wrapped up my first year as the Silhouette’s sports reporter and though I gained a ton of valuable skills and experiences, I was really unsure if I wanted to continue as a sports writer. Though despite my doubts, I saw the doors that opened for me through this job and I decided to give it another shot in...

Mac Athletics celebrates 95th annual Awards Ceremony Linnaea Harper and Max Turek take home Athletes of the Year recognition at the 95th Annual McMaster Athletic Awards Ceremony
Apr04

Mac Athletics celebrates 95th annual Awards Ceremony Linnaea Harper and Max Turek take home Athletes of the Year recognition at the 95th Annual McMaster Athletic Awards Ceremony

Photo C/O Noah Hoffman The night of April 2 was the 95th Annual McMaster Athletic Awards Ceremony to celebrate Marauder excellence. The ceremony celebrated McMaster athletes and staff contributions on and off the court over the past year. The highest honour, the McMaster Athletes of the Year, was awarded to Max Turek (Ivor Wynne Award) of the cross country team, and Linnaea Harper (Therese Quigley Award) of the women’s basketball...

Buttenham returns home to help bring Mac gold Returning home from three seasons in NCAA basketball, Christina Buttenham played a key role in the women’s basketball team’s first-ever Bronze Baby
Mar28

Buttenham returns home to help bring Mac gold Returning home from three seasons in NCAA basketball, Christina Buttenham played a key role in the women’s basketball team’s first-ever Bronze Baby

Photos C/O Noah Hoffman By: Graham West Christina Buttenham was one of the newest additions to the women’s basketball team this year, and her presence on the court was immediately felt by the Marauders. Buttenham is an experienced player with a great veteran presence, having transferred from the University of Iowa earlier this year, where she played National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball for three seasons. After...

Connor Gilmore drafted to CEBL’s Honey Badgers The second pick in the U Sports round of the inaugural CEBL Draft, Mac’s Connor Gilmore discusses his basketball journey and this new opportunity
Mar28

Connor Gilmore drafted to CEBL’s Honey Badgers The second pick in the U Sports round of the inaugural CEBL Draft, Mac’s Connor Gilmore discusses his basketball journey and this new opportunity

Photo C/O Kyle West   This past weekend, fourth-year McMaster basketball player Connor Gilmore was selected in the inaugural Canadian Elite Basketball League Entry Draft. Gilmore was drafted by the Hamilton Honey Badgers with the team’s first selection of the two-round U Sports component of the draft. This special opportunity will allow Gilmore to experience professional basketball and earn money towards his tuition. He and...

From Team Canada to Mac basketball: Jordan Henry’s journey How first-year McMaster basketball guard Jordan Henry proved those who doubted him wrong
Mar21

From Team Canada to Mac basketball: Jordan Henry’s journey How first-year McMaster basketball guard Jordan Henry proved those who doubted him wrong

Photo by Kyle West After you lose the trust of basketball coaches around Ontario University Athletics, how to do you bounce back to show them that you were worth a shot? You get named to not only the OUA All-Rookie team but the U Sports All-Rookie Team too. After just one season with the McMaster men’s basketball team, first-year guard Jordan Henry has proven a lot of naysayers wrong. Henry, like most basketball players, first...

March Madness: post-season in full swing for Mac’s top teams The OUA-Champion women’s basketball team faces national competition, while the men’s volleyball team head to Kingston to defend their OUA title
Mar07

March Madness: post-season in full swing for Mac’s top teams The OUA-Champion women’s basketball team faces national competition, while the men’s volleyball team head to Kingston to defend their OUA title

Photo by Kyle West Men’s Volleyball – Forsyth Cup Playoffs The McMaster men’s volleyball team is heading to the Ontario University Athletics volleyball semifinals for the 15th-straight season. After defeating the York University Lions 3-1 in the OUA quarter-finals, the Marauders are heading into the Final Four ranked fifth in the nation. Several Marauders were also honoured with OUA recognition, with outside hitter Matt...