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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 the...

Getting to know Athlete of the Week Alex Drover Get to know Alex Drover, the highest-placing Marauder in this year’s Track and Field National Championships, and March 12’s Male Athlete of the Week
Mar22

Getting to know Athlete of the Week Alex Drover Get to know Alex Drover, the highest-placing Marauder in this year’s Track and Field National Championships, and March 12’s Male Athlete of the Week

Photo C/O Ian McAlpine Last weekend, the McMaster track team headed to Manitoba for the U Sports Track and Field National Championship. Although the team did not return with any hardware or medals, Mac’s Alex Drover finished in fifth place for the 3,000m event. With McMaster not particularly known for their indoor track season and the intense competition he was up against, this accomplishment got Drover recognized by the Marauders...

Men’s volleyball knocked out of U Sports tournament Despite missing out on a national medal, Andrew Richards helped the Marauders continue to build on their legacy in his final season
Mar21

Men’s volleyball knocked out of U Sports tournament Despite missing out on a national medal, Andrew Richards helped the Marauders continue to build on their legacy in his final season

Photo by Kyle West By: Graham West Returning to the U Sports National Championships, the McMaster men’s volleyball team suffered a tough loss against the second-seeded Trinity Western University Spartans in the opening round; a familiar foe ending the Marauders’ hopes at winning another national medal following last year’s bronze. This sent the team to the consolation semifinals where they took a heartbreaking loss in a rematch of the...

Mac volleyball’s Jessie Nairn named OUA All-Star Missing the playoffs for the first time in 15 years, OUA All-Star Jessie Nairn discusses the women’s volleyball team’s competitive season and its bright future
Mar21

Mac volleyball’s Jessie Nairn named OUA All-Star Missing the playoffs for the first time in 15 years, OUA All-Star Jessie Nairn discusses the women’s volleyball team’s competitive season and its bright future

Photos by Kyle West After bringing home the provincial silver medal last year, McMaster’s women’s volleyball team missed the Ontario University Athletics playoffs for the first time since 2003-2004. At the end of last season, a large part of the team’s veteran players decided to move on from the program, leaving an obvious hole that needed to be filled. Jessie Nairn, a third-year commerce student, suddenly found herself as one of the...

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...