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Mathieu Poitras, Danielle Day named McGill athletes of the year

Thu, 2005-03-31 22:00

A freshman and a fifth-year senior stole the show at the 28th annual McGill intercollegiate awards gala held at the McGill Sports Centre Thursday. Mathieu Poitras of Gatineau, Que., and Danielle Day of Ile Bizard, Que., received the D. Stuart Forbes and Gladys Bean trophies, respectively, as the student-athletes who have brought the most credit to the University by reason of their athletic achievements.

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McGill's Jen Thomson named CIS volleyball rookie of the year

Thu, 2006-03-02 15:30

McGill's Jennifer Thomson, a 5-foot-7 power hitter from Rosemere, Que., has been named Canadian Interuniversity Sport rookie of the year in women's volleyball. She was one of numerous honorees announced at the Husky All-Canadian awards dinner held at the Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Wednesday.

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Election Monday to Super Bowl Sunday

Thu, 2006-01-26 09:30

This edition's roundup of McGill headliners features docs, jocks and post-traumatic shocks.

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McGill student is freestyle ski champ

Tue, 2004-03-16 12:00

Jennifer Heil was formally recognized as the women's overall moguls champion on the World Cup freestyle ski circuit, an honour she had sewn up even before the season's last race.

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Two weeks of triumph

Thu, 2006-11-09 06:30

The juggernaut that is McGill athletics brings back five major titles in just two short weeks.

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Danielle Day and Jimmy Daruwalla named McGill Athletes of the Week

Mon, 2004-10-25 12:00

Soccer's Danielle Day of Ile Bizard, Quebec, and lacrosse's Jimmy Daruwalla of Rockville, Maryland, are the McGill-Peel Pub athletes of the week for the period ending October 24.

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The renaissance man of true crime

Thu, 2007-09-13 04:30

We're almost convinced that beneath his red McGill tie, Chancellor Richard Pound has a big "S" emblazoned across his chest.

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McGill goalie Mathieu Poitras named CIS Rookie of the Year

Wed, 2005-03-23 22:00

McGill University goaltender Mathieu Poitras of Gatineau, Que., was named the Tissot men's hockey rookie of the year in Canadian Interuniversity Sport and selected to the CIS all-rookie team at the All-Canadian banquet in Edmonton, Wednesday.

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Special Screenwriter

Thu, 2006-02-16 16:00

Ricky Blitt, BA'83, wrote the screenplay for "The Ringer," a film about a man who fakes a mental disability in order to rig the Special Olympics. The movie project won the endorsement of the Special Olympics organization and has received good reviews.

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A cut above the rest: McGill's Clansmen set to repeat as Canadian champs

Thu, 2006-02-09 09:30

While you're still cocooning in your comforter at six in the morning, the Mac Campus lumberjacks and lumberjills are burying the hatchet (and the crosscut saw) in preparation for their last major competition.

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