From quarterback to quarterback coach Catching up with former Marauders signal caller Asher Hastings
Sep21

From quarterback to quarterback coach Catching up with former Marauders signal caller Asher Hastings

If you’ve been wondering what McMaster Marauders’ starting quarterback from 2013-2017 Asher Hastings has been up to, just know he has not gone too far. After graduating from McMaster earlier this year with a degree in Sociology, Hastings was offered a job as a summer student with Labatt Brewing. But Hastings could not leave Mac behind. Just because fans do not see Hastings suited up every Sunday, does not mean he’s no longer a key...

Loaded up and ready to go Freshman quarterback Jackson White impresses in his first career start and leads a struggling offence to a solid second half
Sep20

Loaded up and ready to go Freshman quarterback Jackson White impresses in his first career start and leads a struggling offence to a solid second half

After a start to the season that featured a regular rotation of their three young quarterbacks, it looks like the Marauders may have finally settled on a starter. Freshman Jackson White from Cambridge, ON, made the start for the Marauders on Saturday, and was able to expand upon the minimal action he has already seen under centre. In his first start, White posted a respectable stat line, throwing two touchdowns on 255 yards and...

Mac’s wake-up call Upper year defensive players bring grit to home opener, but McMaster football has room to grow
Sep14

Mac’s wake-up call Upper year defensive players bring grit to home opener, but McMaster football has room to grow

The highly anticipated home opener for the U Sports No. 7 McMaster Marauders against No. 4 Western Mustangs left Mac fans and players disappointed after a 29-14 loss. With a total of only 13 first downs for the entire game, the Marauders’ young and inexperienced offence had a hard time against the Mustangs’ more seasoned defence. All three quarterbacks got a chance to touch the ball throughout the game. Dylan Astrom played briefly in...

A Good First Step The McMaster football team has another strong start to their season, boasting a tough defence and a new starting quarterback
Sep07

A Good First Step The McMaster football team has another strong start to their season, boasting a tough defence and a new starting quarterback

The Marauders began their season in an unusual way by taking their bye week during the first week of the Ontario University Athletics season. While other teams were starting their regular season, McMaster had the opportunity to play host to the Saskatchewan Huskies for the first time in team history. This was also the first time since 1994 that the Marauders have played an interlock preseason game. “This was a good opportunity for us...

Pre-Welcome Week football Adapting to coaching changes is a priority for both teams
Aug04

Pre-Welcome Week football Adapting to coaching changes is a priority for both teams

Taking place on Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. at Ron Joyce Stadium, this exhibition between the McMaster Marauders and the Saskatchewan Huskies involves similar storylines for both. Each will want to show the ability to contend on a national scale despite coaching changes. The Marauders team continues to set their sights high with the Vanier Cup being the end-goal. While it is easy to get caught up in immediate results, the priority and gameplan...

Daly returns to Marauders Following Greg Knox’s off-season hires, newly hired defensive assistant Mike Daly opens up on his relationship with Knox and his expectations for the 2017 season
Jan19

Daly returns to Marauders Following Greg Knox’s off-season hires, newly hired defensive assistant Mike Daly opens up on his relationship with Knox and his expectations for the 2017 season

By: Eamon Hillis In preparation for the upcoming 2017 season, the McMaster football program has made significant staffing changes within their organization. Spearheaded by head coach Greg Knox, these changes come following a disappointing 2016 season in which the Marauders were eliminated in the Ontario University Athletics semi-final by Wilfred Laurier. One of the team’s most intriguing additions this off-season is the former...