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Weekend warriors A quick recap of this past weekend’s on-the-court leaders
Nov15

Weekend warriors A quick recap of this past weekend’s on-the-court leaders

Photo by Kyle West Sarah Gates, women’s basketball It was a big weekend up north for the second-year guard. In the first of the women’s team’s two weekend contests, Gates led the team in scoring with a career 24 points in their 91-44 beat down against the Nipissing University Lakers. The next night, she did it again, bringing in another 24 points to help the team win a much closer game against the Laurentian University Voyageurs. Her...

McCulloch previews Mac’s men’s basketball team’s season ahead David McCulloch looks back on last season and describes the McMaster men’s basketball team’s hopes and strategies for the upcoming year
Nov01

McCulloch previews Mac’s men’s basketball team’s season ahead David McCulloch looks back on last season and describes the McMaster men’s basketball team’s hopes and strategies for the upcoming year

Photos by Kyle West By Adriana Skaljin As an upper-year veteran of the McMaster men’s basketball team, David McCulloch has experienced the ups and downs of the team for the past five years. He is now in his final year at McMaster, completing a degree in kinesiology, and in his final season with the team. McCulloch, who plays guard, describes the team dynamic as one strengthened by talented players and a high level of sportsmanship....

Coach Burns on women’s basketball’s consistency and success Women’s basketball head coach Theresa Burns details what has led to the program’s success, and what is in store for the upcoming season
Nov01

Coach Burns on women’s basketball’s consistency and success Women’s basketball head coach Theresa Burns details what has led to the program’s success, and what is in store for the upcoming season

Photos by Kyle West By Graham West Theresa Burns is the model of excellence when it comes to coaching at the university level. She has been the coach of the McMaster women’s basketball team for 25 years, boasting a resume of 321 wins and 161 losses, an astonishing win-loss record. She has led the team to the playoffs 17 times. This year, the team kicked off their season with back-to-back wins against the University of Waterloo...

Basketball is back Both Marauders teams win their home openers of the 2018-2019 season
Oct26

Basketball is back Both Marauders teams win their home openers of the 2018-2019 season

Photo from Silhouette Photo Archives Women’s Basketball Regular season basketball has returned to McMaster and as usual, things are looking good. After a successful campaign last season, the McMaster women’s team clinched their spot in the U Sports tournament, but unfortunately lost in the first round. Since then, the team has regrouped, added a few new faces and are ready to go all the way. The University of Waterloo Warriors stood...

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...

Marauders hoop it up McMaster’s men’s and women’s basketball teams support Best Buddies McMaster’s “Hooping it Up” event
Apr02

Marauders hoop it up McMaster’s men’s and women’s basketball teams support Best Buddies McMaster’s “Hooping it Up” event

On March 20, the Best Buddies McMaster University Chapter hosted Best Buddies Canada’s annual Hooping it Up event. The event was a free-throw competition that took place in elementary schools, high schools, colleges and universities across Canada. For a $2 donation to your Best Buddies chapter, students will attempt to sink as many baskets as possible within 60 seconds. Best Buddies Canada is an organization that promotes one-on-one...