Sports

To Be Frank

Ex-ConU Starting Quarterback Opens Up On Why He Left Team

It’s a scorching hot Monday morning that will surely get hotter and more humid as the hours go by. It’s the type of day that would make anybody want to wear the least amount of clothing possible. Instead, dozens of Concordia Stingers football players are in full gear at training camp, running drills on the brand new turf installed at Concordia Stadium. There is, however, a notable absentee at this year’s camp.

  • The Indomitable Lion

    FC Montreal Forward Jacques Haman Discusses Transfer Troubles From Cameroon to Montreal

    Three months ago, the Montreal Impact flew in a new player for a tryout at their training centre in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. The new kid on the block was a 21-year-old Cameroonian striker, Jacques Haman.

  • Concordia’s Women’s Soccer Team Win Exhibition Match as First League Game Looms

    Stingers Defeat Visiting Acadia University 3-1

    With two more games to play before their league opener against rival McGill University, Concordia’s women’s soccer team just formed a winning streak.

  • Les Lawton Takes Leave

    Stingers Announce Women’s Hockey Head Coach Will Take Medical Leave of Absence

    The Concordia Stingers announced late Friday night that women’s hockey head coach Les Lawton will be taking an immediate and “indefinite medical leave of absence”. Women’s hockey team assistants Julie Chu and Mike McGrath will take over head coaching duties in Lawton’s absence.

  • Independence Sink FC Montreal With Second Half Goal

    One Goal Is Enough As Charlotte Independence Beat The Bleu-Blanc-Noir At Stade Saputo

    It only took one minute for substitute Caleb Calvert to make an impact for the Charlotte Independence. Moments after being brought into the game, the forward scored a goal, which ended up being the game-winner, giving his club a 1-0 victory over FC Montreal at Stade Saputo this past Wednesday evening.

  • In His Element

    Newest Head Coach for Stingers Hockey Team Returns to His Roots

    In the midst of their rebranding, the Concordia Stingers have stressed one very important theme—family. In the last 18 months, the Stingers have made changes to their athletic programs by hiring former Stingers to lead the way—the Donovan brothers for the football team, Rastko Popovic for men’s basketball, and now interim men’s hockey head coach Marc-André Element.

  • ConU Gold Shines Brighter

    Stingers Defeat Golden Gaels in Pre-Season Game

    The Concordia Stingers won a preseason battle by a score of 21-18 against Queen’s Golden Gaels on Sunday afternoon at Concordia Stadium. Despite trailing for most of the game, the Stingers managed to score the go-ahead touchdown with under three minutes to play in the fourth quarter.

  • The Ciamp Is Here

    Memorial Cup Champion Luca Ciampini Continues Hockey Journey As Concordia Stinger

    There’s a trophy and memorabilia room in Luca Ciampini’s home. Hockey medals, pucks, framed photos and jerseys can be found in almost every corner. There are a few soccer trophies as well—the 21-year-old began playing soccer in his youth around the same time he took up hockey—but those days are behind him now.

  • Home Cooking

    FC Montreal Earns Third Straight Win After Defeating Toronto FCII

    Before their encounter on Wednesday afternoon, FC Montreal and Toronto FCII were greeted by a heavy downpour of rain following the national anthem. It certainly didn’t get in FC Montreal’s way as they earned a 2-1 victory over Toronto FCII at Stade Saputo’s Turf field.

  • Cheesehead Wisdom

    Linebacker Andy Mulumba Tells Story of His Journey to the National Football League During Conference at Concordia University

    Pro football player Andy Mulumba was initially frightened at the prospect of playing football. The native of Congo had only taken up the sport after being forced by his friends to attend a practice. “I saw guys hit each other with helmets and pads,” he said. “I even brought Advils because I thought I’d have headaches.”

  • The New Queen of the Hive

    Tenicha Gittens Set to Usher in New Era of Concordia Women’s Basketball

    Eight years before she accepted the title as head coach of Concordia women’s basketball team, Tenicha Gittens was five months into a 9-to-5 desk-job-type internship in the U.S. when a thought crossed her mind. “I can’t do this,”