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Canadian University football: An exciting product with an uncertain future

Picture a football stadium, the bright lights shining down on future sports superstars battling it out on the gridiron. Students and team supporters dressed in their school colours as the stadium quickly fills up. It’s the biggest game of the year in university football. Ohio State University hosted the University of Michigan in college football action on Saturday Nov. 26, 2016. The announced attendance was a staggering 110,045.

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LIVE: The 2016 ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup championship game

Follow our Toronto Observer team of reporters bringing you all the coverage Saturday live from the Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ontario. From the media box to the sidelines, and from the stadium to the tailgate parties, follow the first-ever Toronto Observer coverage of this marquee event in Canadian collegiate sports.

OUA men’s hockey: Windsor beats struggling RMC, Mustangs fall for first time

Tyson Ness scored two goals as the Windsor Lancers defeated the Royal Military College Paladins 7-3 on Friday night in Kingston. Dylan Denomme, Blake Blondeel, Eric Noel, Mike Christou, and Kyle Hope provided the other offence for the Lancers (5-1-1). Deric Boudreau, Bennett Huber, and Brett Pinder replied for RMC (1-6-1). In net for the […]

OUA women’s roundup: Lakers win in OT, Varsity still undefeated

Sam Strassburger scored an empty net goal with 46 seconds left as the Nipissing University Lakers defeated the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ridgebacks 3-1 on Friday night in women’s OUA hockey . At 17:23 of the third period, UOIT was called for holding. In an attempt to tie the game, the Ridgebacks pulled […]

Andrew Doyle comes up big in Varsity Blues win

Andrew Doyle scored two goals as the University of Toronto Varsity Blues defeated the Laurier Golden Hawks 4-2 on Saturday night in OUA men’s hockey action at Varsity Arena. The captain tied the game on a short-handed marker in the first, before netting the winner 1:25 into the third. Through the first four games of […]

Ontario universities making room for eSports

Team sign-up sheets for post-secondary schools in Ontario are usually filled with familiar options. But in a new era dominated by the rise of technology, those aforementioned traditional sheets now contain different teams looking for their new star, such as a new AD Carry for the League of Legends team or an experienced rifler in […]

Bankazo brothers reunite through basketball

The Bankazo brothers always wanted to be crowned champions together, so perhaps it is only befitting the two have decided to become kings. Red Deer Kings, that is. Five years removed from a disappointing’ high school finals loss where the siblings played key roles for St. Mary’s High, the Kitchener, Ont. natives have reunited across […]

Adam Voll attempts to recapture former glory with CIS powerhouse

Adam Voll was once considered a can’t-miss prospect. A former league MVP and regional champion, the six-foot-seven big man amassed one of the greatest resumes in school history at St. Mary High School – one of Kitchener, Ont.’s most decorated basketball programs. He was considered a steal to be landing in the CIS, a “coup” […]