The 1962 McGill Redmen football team, which will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their magical Yates Cup league championship this fall, is among five new additions announced recently for induction to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame.
Football player Mark Joncas is among five new additions announced recently for induction to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame.
Randy Chevrier, a McGill grad playing with the Calgary Stampeders, is among a record total of 145 players from CIS institutions that are listed on Canadian Football League rosters going into the 2012 CFL season, which is set to get under way Friday night.
Six former captains of the McGill University men's hockey team got together for an impromptu Redmen reunion at the NHL Entry Draft, Thursday. Standing from left to right are Mike Babcock (head coach, Detroit), Guy Boucher (head coach, Tampa Bay), Jamie Kompon (asst. coach, Los Angeles), Martin Raymond (asst. coach, Tampa Bay), Kelly Nobes (head coach, McGill) and Dan Jacob (asst. coach, McGill).
For all the time Dad spends with the tractor tire, five-year-old Luke wanted a spin, too. When McGill football grad Randy Chevrier works on the tire, though, he’s not getting rolled around in it like Luke was Sunday morning at McMahon Stadium.
The McGill varsity sports program had one of their most successful campaigns in 2011-12, capturing seven league championships and qualifying a single-season school record 18 of their 28 teams to compete in various national championships.
When Los Angeles defeated New Jersey 6-1 on Monday to win the Stanley Cup, Kings assistant coach Jamie Kompon became the 14th former McGill University hockey player to capture the Cup and only the fourth to do so as a coach. Kompon follows in the coaching footsteps of other McGill hockey greats Mike Babcock and the legendary Patrick brothers, Frank and Lester.
When the Los Angeles Kings eliminated Phoenix 4-3 in overtime Tuesday, it paved the way for a fourth former McGill University hockey player to coach in the Stanley Cup finals. Kings assistant coach Jamie Kompon, a 45-year-old native of Thunder Bay, Ont., follows in the footsteps of other Redmen McGill hockey grads, Mike Babcock and the legendary Patrick brothers -- Frank and Lester.
Despite on-going student protests about rising tuition fees, please be advised that McGill will start the fall semester on Sept. 4, 2012, as scheduled. McGill has designed special provisions to ensure that most of the affected CEGEP students - presently estimated to be about 330 individuals - should be able to begin the fall term on time.
Doug Vandor, a Canadian Olympian who began his rowing career more than a decade ago with the novice crew at McGill University, finished fourth in the lightweight men's double at the Samsung World Rowing Cup competition in Lucerne, Sunday. It marked the second straight year that Vandor just missed the podium at the Swiss regatta.