Derek Drummond, interim director of athletics, outlines the steps McGill is taking to implement constructive team-building activities at McGill.
Kevin O'Neill, BEd'79, has had a love affair with basketball since his time with the Redmen at McGill. Now he's in the shark tank of NBA coaching.
Who says you can't be a great student and a great jock at the same time? Okay, it's true that most of us can't -- but, as it happens, a whole lot of McGill students excel in both. In fact, last year McGill set a new national record by racking up 147 All-Canadians.
Seven inductees, including one woman and a team, were enshrined in the McGill Sports Hall of Fame Thursday, increasing the total number of honorees to 66 since the Hall opened in 1996.
Though organized by a former Olympian, the second annual High Performance Camp for Aboriginal students focused on much more than sports.
BCom student Jennifer Heil won the World Cup event in Naeba, Japan, on February 11, 2005, that clinched her second straight overall women's moguls championship. In 2004, she won the Crystal Globe, becoming Canada's first freestyle moguls World Cup champion. In the 2001-2002 season, Jennifer won 3 World Cup medals, including her first ever World Cup win in Inawashiro, Japan. Jennifer is working hard in preparation for the 2006 Olympics in Torino, Italy, and will be only 26 years old going into the 2010 Olympics in Whistler.
Kim St-Pierre has become the first female athlete and the second graduate from McGill University to win a pair of Olympic gold medals.
McGill chancellor Dick Pound and Martlets head coach Peter Smith will be winging their way to Italy to take part in the 2006 Turin Olympics.
This spring, Mike Babcock became the second former McGill University hockey player — and the first since Lester Patrick in 1937 — to coach in the Stanley Cup finals, as the Anaheim Mighty Ducks lost to the New Jersey Devils in seven games.
Disgraced a year ago, the playoff-bound McGill Redmen football team are making headlines for all the right reasons this season.