Alex Di Pietro

  • Sliotars and Hurleys

    Concordia Hosts Hurling Workshop

    Concordia students, alumni and members of the public were invited to learn the fundamentals of hurling during a workshop organized by Irish Concordia and the Montreal Shamrocks last Sunday morning at Loyola Campus.

  • Soccer Teams Garner No Points with Weekend Results

    The men’s soccer team was unfortunate in its encounter with the unbeaten Laval Rouge et Or, conceding four goals in the second half and concluding the road trip to Quebec City with a 5-0 loss on Sept. 24.

  • Women’s Hockey Starts Preseason in Ontario

    The women’s hockey team opened camp last week, with its first test being a string of non-conference games against Ontario’s York, Brock and Queen’s universities on the weekend

  • Cross-Country Team Opens with McGill Meet

    Three Stingers Make Top 11 in Respective Categories

    Concordia’s cross-country men claimed third place and the women claimed seventh for their collective efforts in the McGill Open Meet on Saturday at Mount Royal Park.

  • Montreal Via Holland

    How Men’s Soccer Team Target-Man Matthijs Eppinga Ended Up at Concordia

    The men’s soccer team has finally got some depth up front.
    The strike partnership between Toronto native Fred Moody, second-year player Claude Arthur Diesse and Dutch exchange student Matthijs Eppinga is one that cannot be easily matched, particularly because each player is over six feet tall and can all put the ball in the back of the net.

  • Late Heroics Not Enough

    Comeback Cut Short by Carabins Playing at Top of their Game

    The Concordia Stingers nearly snuck back during Saturday’s 29-8 home-opening loss to the Université de Montréal Carabins at Concordia Stadium without quarterback Rob Mackay, but the score didn’t reflect what happened on the field.

  • Season Opener Ends Even at Concordia Stadium

    Women’s Soccer Team Fails to Preserve One-Goal Lead after Best First Half in Years

    A late equalizer by Bishop’s striker Stephanie Burnett spoiled a solid season-opening performance by Concordia’s women’s soccer team, as it drew 1-1 with the Gaiters Friday night at Concordia Stadium.

  • No Signs of Rust

    Women’s Rugby Picks Up from Where it Left Off

    Even with the departure of several key members of last year’s squad, Concordia’s women’s rugby team opened its preseason on Saturday Sept. 4 at Concordia Stadium without too much difficulty.

  • Training camp routine, with a twist

    Controlled scrimmage gives chance to identify pros and cons for men’s rugby

    With his roster yet to be finalized, men’s rugby head coach Clive Gibson decided to scrap having an official exhibition match against Royal Military College on Sunday and just called it a “controlled scrimmage” instead.

  • Stinger Soccer Team Getting Back on Track

    Rookies, veterans and those still vying for spots on the men’s and women’s soccer teams enjoyed a successful and unprecedented string of pre-season games against Ontario conference opposition over the weekend at Concordia Stadium.

  • Concordia Football Underway

    Stingers Prep For Season, Hold Practice with CEGEP Teams

    The Stingers welcomed Vanier and FX Garneau’s college football teams to Concordia Stadium this past Saturday to kick off on-field training as part of its 2010 camp.

  • Team Experiences Mass Exodus

    After a highly successful 2009 season, Concordia’s baseball team learned it would go into the 2010 season without many of its veterans when training began earlier this month at Trudeau Park in Cote St. Luc.

  • Former Stingers Captain Moves to Coaching

    Bryan Bourbonnais Talks About His Transition

    After two years wearing the captain’s C on his uniform and five years playing for Concordia’s soccer team under coaches Lloyd Barker, Frank Bastien and Vladimir Pavlicik, Bryan Bourbonnais hung up the jersey and is now part of the coaching staff.

  • Starting fresh

    Concordia student proves his value with Impact Academy

    When Concordia student Hussein Awada left his home country of Lebanon for Montreal last December, he had at least two objectives in mind: finishing school and playing professional soccer. Within a month of his arrival, Awada was on his way to accomplishing both.