Sports

  • No Harm In Change

    A Look Into Traveling Hockey Families

    The life of a professional hockey player may seem glamorous, but it does take a toll on their family. Families often have to endure changes in places, schools and workplaces—all part of the hockey player’s lifestyle. Sylvain Lefebvre, head coach of the American Hockey League’s Hamilton Bulldogs, and his family are no exception.

  • Prestige Unlocked

    Stinger Olivier Hinse Wins Dr. Randy Gregg Award

    Concordia Stingers men’s hockey team captain, Olivier Hinse, was named the winner of the Dr. Randy Gregg Award on Wednesday. The award is presented by the Canadian Interuniversity Sport to the hockey player who best exhibits excellence in ice hockey, academics and community service.

  • Don’t Mess With Tess

    Rugby Sophomore Turning Heads At All Levels

    Rugby wasn’t Alex Tessier’s first sport. Nor was it her second. Many Concordia Stingers and fans who have watched the sophomore centre play would be surprised to know she only learned how to play in her second year at Dawson College, four years ago.

  • Step Into the Oval

    A Look Into the Women’s Roller Derby Scene in Montreal

    It’s Saturday night in Montreal and sports fans are making their way to the arena. With a packed parking lot and long lines for tickets, the prospect of fast skating and hip checks is clearly enticing. It sounds like an average night at a Montreal Canadiens game, but it’s nowhere near as conventional.

  • Living in a Player’s Paradise

    Over 1,000 Players Participate In Canada’s Biggest LAN Event

    You wake up at noon. Empty energy drink cans lie around computer desks and the floor, and your favourite video game appears on the screen of a brightly lit monitor. This might sound like your apartment the morning after an all-night gaming session, but this is the norm at Lan ETS.

  • One Final Time

    Stingers Men’s Basketball Team Loses Semi-Final Game Versus McGill

    The Concordia Stingers men’s basketball team were eliminated from the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec’s final-four playoffs on Friday night, losing 74-60 to the McGill Redmen at Bishop’s University’s Mitchell Gymnasium.

  • Quick Exit for Concordia

    Women’s Basketball Team Is Eliminated From RSEQ Final Four

    Smiles were a rarity on the Stingers bench following their 54-47 loss against the UQAM Citadins on Thursday night at Bishop’s University’s Mitchell Gymnasium. The Citadins clinched a berth in the Réseau de sport étudiant Quebec basketball finals with their win, eliminating Concordia from the four-team playoffs.

  • Training for the Big One

    Head Coach John Herdman and Team Canada Prepare for Women’s World Cup

    While Canadians eagerly await to host the FIFA Women’s World Cup this coming June and July, Team Canada is already preparing for the main event by playing in the Cyprus Cup. Canada won their first game this past Wednesday, a 2-0 victory over Scotland.

  • Carabins Sail Into Second Round

    Stingers Women’s Hockey Eliminated

    The game plan was simple: Win, and continue the season to live another day. Lose, and the season is over. Unfortunately for the Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team, they couldn’t muster enough offense and were eliminated from the postseason after losing 3-1 to the Universite de Montreal Carabins Saturday afternoon at Ed Meagher Arena.

  • Playing Footy in the Great White North

    Aussie Rules Football League in Quebec Looks to Continue Expansion

    Quebec is, surprisingly, a hotbed for Australian rules football. Since 2008, AFL Quebec, formerly known as the Eastern Canadian Australian Football League, has offered players a chance to participate in the popular sport from down under.