Sports

  • Of Coaches and Coronaries

    Being a Varsity Sports Head Coach has a Dark Side

    OTTAWA (CUP)—Former University of Florida Gators football head coach Urban Meyer had a 103–23 career record in the NCAA, winning two national championships by using a variation of the spread offence to perfection.

  • Stinger Picked for Team World

    Congratulations to Concordia Stinger Shaquille Armstrong, who was selected from hundreds of athletes to participate in the International Federation of American Football’s 2nd annual Team World vs. Team USA match.

  • Get Your Swing Into Shape at the Stingerdome

    It’s -7 outside, but the Weather Network website is telling me that it feels like -16.

  • Bittersweet Basketball

    Stingers Take On UQAM, With a Win and a Loss

    Concordia’s men’s basketball team pulled victory from the jaws of defeat last Saturday night, as the Stingers came together to narrowly beat the Université du Québec à Montréal Citadins 69-66.

  • Women’s Hockey Back in Action

    Lady Bees Let Exhibition Go in Shootout

    Skating off the holiday cobwebs, the Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team faced the Queen’s University Gaels last night in exhibition play at Ed Meagher Arena, losing narrowly in a shootout after three tough periods and a five-minute overtime.

  • Failure From the Line

    Women’s Basketball Team Misses 10 Free Throws in Loss to McGill

    A furious rally down the stretch couldn’t close the gap for Concordia’s women’s basketball team in a 61-57 loss to the McGill Martlets in the Stingers’ home opener Friday night.

  • Four Late Free Throws Save Stingers

    Victory Over Redmen First of Back-to-Back Wins For Men’s Basketball

    Stingers newcomer Kyle Desmarais calmly made four clutch free throws in the final minute to put away the rival McGill Redmen in an exciting 72-68 victory on Nov. 26 at the Loyola Gym.

  • Exhibition Woes

    Atlantic Conference Huskies End Road Trip with Win

    Lisa Jordan won bragging rights over her old coach Sunday, as her Saint Mary’s Huskies beat the Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team 6-4 at Ed Meagher Arena.
    “I played for Les [Lawton] and it’s always lots of fun to play his team,” said Jordan, the Huskies’ current head coach, who played for the Stingers in 1996. For her, the exhibition game was far from being meaningless.

  • Got Gatka?

    Sikh Traditional Martial Art Being Revived as a Sport

    Swords clash, sticks meet and battles take place in front of audiences as they watch awe-inspiring Gatka—the Sikhs’ traditional martial art form.
    While it is generally shown for public display, usually during religious procession, the ancient martial art is being popularized and revived as a sport across the globe. In these public displays, robed men and women dressed in traditional attire combat fiercely as they showcase their technical abilities.

  • Sudden Chemistry

    Players’ Reunion Plays Big Part in Hockey Team’s Success

    Arriving in Montreal to play with the Concordia Stingers as a rookie from Atlantic Canada, Alyssa Sherrard might have been in an unfamiliar city trying to get accustomed to a locker-room full of strangers. Luckily, she found one familiar face among them in Moira Frier.