FC Montreal Drops Inaugural Game Against TFCII
Montreal has a new reason to hate Toronto. Toronto FCII and FC Montreal, minor affiliates for their respective Major League Soccer clubs Toronto FC and the Montreal Impact, went head to head in their all-new rivalry, known as the 401 derby. However for FC Montreal, it was Toronto FCII who earned a victory winning 2-0 at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal.
The Joys and Dangers of Playing Football Through the Eyes of Former Players
Liam Mahoney was once the face of Concordia Stingers football. The former star quarterback, league all-star and All-Canadian loved dodging players with his speed and fought for every yard on the field. He took a number of hits and suffered numerous concussions, but he still managed to reach the Canadian Football League, fulfilling his lifetime aspiration of playing professional football.
Despite Progress, Racism in Soccer Remains an Issue
When watching a high-quality game of soccer, it’s hard to imagine the struggles that players sometimes endure on the pitch—notably with the issue of racism. Despite initiatives from FIFA to eliminate racism from soccer, recent incidents have kept the topic on the world’s radar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.