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.
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.
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.
McGill will receive nearly $13 million from three levels of government under the Canada-Quebec Infrastructure Program for the purposes of renovating the 88-year-old stadium. The Montreal Alouettes Football Club will also contribute to the project.
In response to last year's hazing incident involving members of the McGill Redmen football team, Senate approved a policy forbidding hazing and inappropriate initiation practices both on and off campus.
Undefeated McGill Martlets mop up, sweep all three major awards on QSSF women's rugby all-star team; Beaconsfield's Julia Leonard named League MVP.
McGill University ranked second in the nation for academic prowess among its intercollegiate sports programs in the 2006-07 school year. The Department of Athletics produced 121 student-athletes who earned Academic All-Canadian status under Canadian Interuniversity Sport guidelines.
A busy weekend is on tap for the McGill Athletics Department, with five major varsity teams hosting events that will generate relief funds towards aid for those affected by the deadly tsunami that hit southeast Asia over the Christmas break.
Rachèle Béliveau recently made McGill history. The coach of the women's volleyball team became the first skipper ever to steer a McGill squad to 300 career wins, cementing her status as the University's all-time winningest coach.
The management student took a year off from international competitive skiing to refocus her game. Now she's better than ever.