Sports

  • Two Defenses Collide

    Men’s Rugby Team Battles it Out and Settle for Draw

    Concordia’s men’s rugby team fought an epic battle on Sept. 16 over the Bishops Gaiters that ended tied up at 14 at the Loyola field. Defensively the Stingers had a very strong; back and forth battle against the Gaiters. It was a hard fought and gritty battle in which both teams were very strong defensively and the game saw a lot more kicking than anyone expected.

  • The Monkey Goes Away

    Women’s Soccer Team Finally Gets a Win

    Concordia’s women’s soccer team outplayed the Université de Québec à Montréal Citadins Sunday afternoon to earn a well-deserved 1-0 victory. After back-to-back-to-back losses to start the season, the Stingers needed a win to avoid digging themselves into a serious hole at the bottom of the standings.

  • ConU Can’t Close

    Men’s Soccer Team Lets UQAM Back Into the Game

    The Concordia Stingers started off strong, but finished off weak as the Université de Québec à Montréal Citadins came from being down by two goals to end the Sept. 18 home match-up in a 2-2 draw.

  • Stingers Show No Mercy

    ConU Cruises to 94-0 Victory Over Bishop’s

    Concordia’s women’s rugby team simply mopped the floor with the Bishop’s Gaiters on Sept. 16 in a 94-0 spanking at Loyola Field. The score was so lopsided that the officials had to issue a mercy call.

  • Undisciplinary Hockey Proves Costly

    Poor Penalty-Killing Leads to Big Loss in Stingers Exhibition Opener

    The Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team was treated to a 6-1 loss by the Ottawa Gee-Gees in exhibition play Friday night at Ed Meagher Arena. The game marked the opening of what players and coaches alike hope will be a fruitful and promising campaign.

  • Exhibition Season Gets Off to Bad Start

    Men’s Hockey Team Comes Up Short to Open Pre-Season

    An under-stocked Concordia’s men’s hockey team played catch-up on Sept. 14, losing 4-3 to the Université de Québec à Trois-Rivières Patriotes at the Ed Meagher Arena.

  • The Way of the Sword

    Japanese Fencing Class Gets It On at Loyola

    Sword fights and battle cries filled the air at Loyola Gym last Tuesday as Concordia’s Shidokan Kendo & Iaido Club held an open house to kick off the semester, drawing a crowd of four dozen experienced and amateur fighters.

  • Trapped in a Prison

    MMA Fighter Nick Diaz and the Dark Side of the Ring

    Here was a champion—one of the people who ushered the sport of mixed martial arts into mainstream consciousness, no less—quickly starting to fade.

  • Stingers Cap Off Homecoming in Style

    ConU Throttles X-Men From Start to Finish

    The Stingers kicked off homecoming weekend in style, beating the St. Francis Xavier X-Men 55-9 at Concordia Stadium on Saturday. The massive crowd was witness to a dominating performance by the Stingers, spearheaded by the efforts of cornerbacks Kris Robertson and Nathan Taylor, both of whom contributed immensely on defense and special teams.

  • Stingers Open Season With a Thud

    Laval Catches Home Team by Surprise

    Concordia’s women’s rugby team was caught by surprise last Sunday, as the Laval Rouge et Or dominated from start to finish to the tune of a 24-8 thrashing.