Sports

  • 34 Years And Still Going Strong

    Les Lawton Reflects On Ongoing Legacy of Greatness in Women’s Hockey

    The old saying “If you love your job, you will never work a day in your life” rings true for Les Lawton. Lawton has been the head coach of the Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team since 1980, and is showing no signs of slowing down.

  • Painting a Fútbol Culture onto Montreal

    Local Pub Owner Enlists Help of Spanish Artist to Unite Art and Soccer

    “Giving my little help and work—being in a city I have a nice connection with—it makes the project really good.”

  • Disappointment Doubled

    Stingers Lose National Championship for Second Consecutive Year

    It turns out that the highlight of beating McGill in the Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association’s North Division final last weekend was the peak of Concordia’s baseball season—it could only go downhill from there.

  • Can’t Stop the Crimson

    Men’s Hockey Team Loses to Harvard University in Exhibition Game

    It was a heroic effort, but every hero must pass through the abyss. The Concordia Stingers men’s hockey team, playing their third game in three nights, hosted the Harvard Crimson this past Sunday afternoon, where the team lost 7-2 in front of a packed Ed Meagher Arena.

  • Back-to-Back Years of Dominance

    Stingers Baseball Team Wins Second Straight Division Title

    Concordia Stingers manager Howie Schwartz was moments away from the traditional celebratory Gatorade shower. His team had just gotten the division title win over the McGill Redmen and spirits were at a high. Unfortunately for the players holding the cooler, The Link reporter asking Schwartz questions delayed the celebration.

  • Graduating from the Hive

    10 Women’s Soccer Players Tie in Their Final Game at Concordia Stadium vs. UQAM

    The Concordia Stingers’ women’s soccer team will be losing some players to graduation following their season finale a few weeks from now.

  • Men’s Hockey: Better Effort, Same Result

    Stingers Can’t Avenge Pre-Season Losses to UQTR Patriotes

    Following the Concordia Stingers men’s hockey team’s 6-2 preseason defeat at the hands of the UQTR Patriotes last month, which itself followed a 9-3 drubbing a few days earlier, head coach Kevin Figsby noted his team suffered from indiscipline and lack of energy and had made key mistakes in the loss. The Stingers also allowed four power play goals that game.

  • Young Stingers Can’t Beat Old Foes

    Concordia Stingers Women’s Hockey Team Defeated in Season Opener

    The Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team was back in action last Friday night, playing their season opener at the home rink of one of their bitter rivals—the Université de Montreal Carabins.

  • Baseball: You Can Blame Mother Nature

    Stingers Drop Game 2 to McGill, Series Tied 1-1

    The Stingers were seemingly on their way to a two-game sweep of the Redmen in the Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association North Division Final when rain began pouring down and moved the game to the next day.

  • Baseball: Stingers Take Game 1 of CCBA North Division Final

    Stingers’ Anthony Marandola Provides Heroics in Extra Innings

    The Concordia Stingers’ baseball team managed to take an early advantage in their conference final versus the McGill Redmen with a 5-3 victory in extra innings this past Saturday afternoon.