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McMaster’s weekend stars of the court After a big weekend against tough competition, here are the players who had big games in the maroon and grey
Jan17

McMaster’s weekend stars of the court After a big weekend against tough competition, here are the players who had big games in the maroon and grey

Photo by Kyle West Both the men’s volleyball team and women’s basketball team took the weekend by storm with two victories each, while the men’s basketball and women’s volleyball teams won one out of their two games. Here are the stars of the weekend. Sarah Gates The second-year is no stranger to the Pita Pit Athlete of the Week award, most recently winning the weekend honour on Nov. 15, 2018, when she scored a...

How international competition has kept men’s volleyball sharp Over winter break, tough international competition has prepared the men’s volleyball team for the second half of their season
Jan10

How international competition has kept men’s volleyball sharp Over winter break, tough international competition has prepared the men’s volleyball team for the second half of their season

Photo by Kyle West While most students use the holiday break to catch up with family or to get reacquainted with the feeling of sleeping in, the McMaster men’s volleyball team has been playing against top international talent to stay sharp during their time off. First, they headed to Long Beach, California to play the top National Collegiate Athletic Association volleyball team, Long Beach State, and No. 12 University of California...

Marauders holiday wrap-up Everything you missed in sports over the holidays, and a look ahead towards this weekend’s upcoming games
Jan10

Marauders holiday wrap-up Everything you missed in sports over the holidays, and a look ahead towards this weekend’s upcoming games

Photo by Kyle West   Men’s Basketball After finishing the first half of the season 4-7, it seemed as if the Marauders would need a serious holiday miracle to win again. Their first game of the 2019 schedule was against the No. 9 nationally-ranked Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks, and winning did not seem on the horizon. However, behind the leadership of veteran Connor Gilmore, who had 22 points, they pulled off the upset,...

Men’s volleyball’s Doty on their blazing-hot start and team leadership Coming off a blazing-hot start, third-year setter David Doty talks about maintaining the competitive mindset, new team leadership and his own role on the team.
Nov29

Men’s volleyball’s Doty on their blazing-hot start and team leadership Coming off a blazing-hot start, third-year setter David Doty talks about maintaining the competitive mindset, new team leadership and his own role on the team.

Photo by Kyle West By: Coby Zucker With the departure of veteran outside hitter Brandon Koppers after capping out his eligibility last season, a void was created in the McMaster men’s volleyball team. Starting the season with a blistering 6-1 record, it’s safe to say the Marauders are managing well enough, thanks in part to the dependable play of third-year setter, David Doty. Recognition was quick to come to Doty, who received the...

Taking care of business before the break Here is everything you need to know about the Marauders’ end-of-year schedule
Nov29

Taking care of business before the break Here is everything you need to know about the Marauders’ end-of-year schedule

Photo by Kyle West As December and the holidays approach, so does exam season. And for McMaster student-athletes, that means hitting the books and taking a step back from the athlete side of things. But as November comes to a close, there are still a few more games Mac fans can check out. Basketball Both the men’s and women’s teams will take on the York University Lions this Friday at 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. The women are ranked No. 5 in...

Women’s volleyball adjusting well to a fresh roster The McMaster women’s volleyball team discusses their adjustment to having new athletes in leadership roles, in order to achieve their goal of winning OUA gold
Nov15

Women’s volleyball adjusting well to a fresh roster The McMaster women’s volleyball team discusses their adjustment to having new athletes in leadership roles, in order to achieve their goal of winning OUA gold

Photos by Kyle West By: Adriana Skaljin The McMaster women’s volleyball team is off to a unique start, having introduced several new players following key departures from last season, including several Ontario University Athletics all-stars. As opposed to becoming discouraged by the challenge of adjusting to a new roster, the Marauders have established a positive approach to this season. “We’re working our way to rebuild some missing...