The battle against adversity Connor Gilmore and David McCulloch shine during the Marauders’ bumpy season
Feb09

The battle against adversity Connor Gilmore and David McCulloch shine during the Marauders’ bumpy season

By: Justin Parker The up and down season for the McMaster men’s basketball team continues, as they dropped a rough 83-62 decision to the Waterloo Warriors on Feb. 4. Despite David McCulloch’s 13 points, the Marauders struggled to contain the Warrirors on defence, allowing Waterloo to outscore them in every quarter. Poor shooting efforts kept the Marauders off the scoreboard multiple times throughout the game, shooting 32.9 per cent...

Past and present The McMaster women's basketball team's success and expectations have drawn parallels to the 2008 women's team who paved the way for a successful Marauder basketball program
Feb09

Past and present The McMaster women's basketball team's success and expectations have drawn parallels to the 2008 women's team who paved the way for a successful Marauder basketball program

It is always the little things that bring you back. It is a string of two games that becomes 10, as headlines report on win after win with building optimism. It is a few extra spectators rolling into Burridge Gym, eager to see what all the fuss is about but cautiously managing their expectations; whispers in the nezzanine that maybe this is the year, hushed only by the nervousness of weathered fans still reeling from playoff...

Leadership, maturity and versatility Fourth-year guard Rohan Boney leads the Marauders through a tough schedule and a transitional season
Feb02

Leadership, maturity and versatility Fourth-year guard Rohan Boney leads the Marauders through a tough schedule and a transitional season

By: Justin Parker The McMaster men’s basketball team had a rough week in Toronto, losing 99-77 against Ryerson on Wednesday, followed by a tight defensive battle on Saturday at the University of Toronto that ended with the Varsity Blues coming out on top 65-57. Their shooting woes came due to the missing presence of the team’s leading facilitator Rohan Boney, who missed both games due to an ankle injury. During a transitional year for...

Marauders swap maroon for pink McMaster's Athletics and Recreation departments host their annual Think Pink event
Jan26

Marauders swap maroon for pink McMaster's Athletics and Recreation departments host their annual Think Pink event

Last week McMaster’s Athletics and Recreation departments hosted their annual Think Pink event, a week dedicated to raising awareness and funds on behalf of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. A part of national fundraising efforts since its inception in 2007, the event has established a tradition of bringing together student-athletes from across the university for a worthy cause. While each has been touched by cancer in a unique...

Room to grow for Mac men The men’s basketball team is through the toughest part of their schedule and look to improve their defence in 2017
Jan12

Room to grow for Mac men The men’s basketball team is through the toughest part of their schedule and look to improve their defence in 2017

What you missed in 2016: A 12-game win streak came to an end as the Mac men dropped four games to No. 6 Brock, No. 4 Ottawa and No. 1 Carleton before the break. While the games against the Badgers were decided by just four points, both saw Mac struggle to contest with Brock’s lockdown defence in the dying minutes of the fourth quarter, giving up two costly turnovers and a block to set their record back two games. Second-year guard...

Women’s basketball: midseason review The McMaster women’s basketball team look to keep their place at the top of the standings
Jan12

Women’s basketball: midseason review The McMaster women’s basketball team look to keep their place at the top of the standings

The women’s team continued their dominate season with four solid wins against Brock, Guelph and Ottawa before being handed their first loss against the University Sports No. 2 ranked Carleton Ravens. After a 35-point blow-out against the Badgers, Brock was out for vengeance when they returned to Burridge gym, rocketing to a 64-53 lead at the end of the third quarter. But the Marauders clawed back from as much as 15 points in the...