Thomas Land mid stride with his eyes on the finish line.

Guelph Gryphons dominate again at OUA university track championships

Sometimes big stages in athletics lend themselves to dramatic outcomes that remind us anything is possible and miracles do happen, especially when mere fractions of seconds separate podium positions.

The University of Guelph Gryphons refused to let this be one of those times.

Calgary quarterback Adam Sinagra

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.

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 […]

Varsity Blues women use special teams to remain perfect

Special teams proved to be the key to success for the University of Toronto Varsity Blues as they defeated the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ridgebacks 3-1 on Saturday in women’s OUA action at Varsity Arena. Toronto went two-for-four on the power play, while holding UOIT to just one power play goal in five […]

Varsity Blues pick up first win of the season

Russell Turner had two goals and one assist as the University of Toronto Varsity Blues defeated the Concordia University Stingers 6-2 Saturday night in men’s OUA action. This was U. of T.’s second game in as many nights and Turner could see improvement in his game. “It feels really good,” said Turner. “Maybe yesterday I […]

Brampton Thunder overpower Varsity Blues in exhibition

Laura Fortino and Jocelyne Larocque, two Olympic gold medalists, came into Varsity Arena with their professional hockey team, the Brampton Thunder, to face the University of Toronto Varsity Blues. The result of this game was never up for debate. “U. of T. put up a good fight, but they are playing against national girls, they […]

Kylie Masse is calm on the outside, competitive on the inside

Canadians may not be over-the-top, obnoxiously arrogant athletes, but don’t for a split second believe that means they are not fierce competitors. Kylie Masse may be new to Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) but her competitive racing spirit has not only made her a winner, it will also propel her to bigger and better opportunities such […]

Liukkonen and linemates excelling for Varsity Blues

University of Toronto’s Tyler Liukkonen speaks on his Athlete of the Week accolades for the period ending Oct. 28, and the importance of the team. The season is only eight games old but second-year player Tyler Liukkonen has already surpassed his rookie campaign totals. Now fully immersed into his sophomore season, not only has the […]