Sports

  • From the American Midwest to Loyola and Back

    Concordia Alum and MLB Scout Jim Stevenson Reminisces on His Career Path

    At the end of the Major League Baseball season, members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America vote for the best pitchers in the league’s two divisions—the National League and the American League—and award them the Cy Young award. At the end of the Major League Baseball season, members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America vote for the best pitchers in the league’s two divisions—the National League and the American League—and award them the Cy Young award.

  • The Curious Case of Robin Billingham

    Following the Career of the Second Year Concordia Hockey Goaltender

    At the beginning of 2015, Robin Billingham was the guy.

  • Keeping the Fans on Your Side

    Representatives From the Sports Industry Spoke About their Experiences at Concordia

    Without the fans, professional sports would count for very little. Tim Zenner’s job, as director of ticketing and fan engagement for the Detroit Lions, is basically to make sure his fanatics feel appreciated and happy without having their wallets emptied.

  • FC Montreal Lose USL Season Opener to Bethlehem Steel FC

    Fabian Herbers Scores Lone Goal in Steel’s 1-0 Shutout

    Disappointed faces headed back to the locker rooms through the tunnels of Olympic Stadium on Friday night. Given the opportunity to play on the United Soccer League’s opening game, FC Montreal fell 1-0 to expansion team Bethlehem Steel FC.

  • Stingers Commit Wants Spot at Concordia

    Profiling Incoming Football Freshman Jizreel Botat

    He has yet to step on the field for the Concordia Stingers football team, but rookie halfback Jizreel Botat has already made his intentions known about finding his place on the Stingers squad.

  • Running for a Cause

    One Student’s Journey in Memory of Her Grandmother

    She struggles to pace her breathing—each lungful cutting shorter than the last. The self-awareness only makes it worse. Is the treadmill getting faster? Ten kilometres. She feels like her lungs are going to collapse. How is she ever going to run 42?

  • Giving Up the Olympic Dream

    Concordia Student and Sprinter Joel Jacobs Turned Away From 2016 Summer Olympics

    It’s not a stretch to say that every competitive athlete’s goal is to make the Olympics. Years of training and hard work are required. Sacrifices have to be made to progress in your athletic career.

  • FC Montreal Fall to Ottawa Fury in Last Preseason Game

    Ottawa Wins 3-1 in Quiet, Not for Public, Preseason Game at Olympic Stadium

    Pressure was high in FC Montreal’s last game before the start of the 2016 United Soccer League season, as the team lost 3-1 against the Ottawa Fury of the North American Soccer League.

  • FC Montreal: Stalemate

    Late Pre-Season Game Against Rochester Ends in Scoreless Draw

    As FC Montreal’s pre-season winds down, the team was tested against the defending United Soccer League champions, the Rochester Rhinos. If there was one word to describe the match at Olympic Stadium, it would be defensive as the game ended in a 0-0 draw.

  • Switching Allegiances

    Alexandros Kouvakas on Weightlifting and Ambitions to Represent Greece at Olympic Games

    A weightlifter waits for his turn to compete. He rubs the church’s holy oil on his knees and elbows, praying to the archangel, Michael. It’s time. Stepping centre stage on the mat, he grabs the 210-kilogram barbell, lifting it over his broad shoulders.