Laura Wilson of Fort McMurray, Alberta, and Jean-Michel Daoust of Valleyfield, Quebec, are the McGill-Peel Pub athletes of the week for the period ending October 11.
He's the Sidney Crosby of North American lumberjacks -- just 19 years old and the very best collegiate woodsman on the continent.
"Hardwood," a 29-minute film written and directed by Hubert Davis (BA'00), has earned a nomination in the Academy Awards short documentary category. Davis's father is former Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis. The younger Davis uses interviews and home movies to explore his father's relationship with his family.
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.
Jennifer Heil, a Desautels Faculty of Management student and freestyle skier, has won Canada's first Olympic gold medal in Turin. For the 22-year-old from Spruce Grove, Alberta, it was the culmination of four years of effort.
Director of Athletics Bob Dubeau hangs up the gloves after nearly three decades.
It's centenary season, with no less than five McGill establishments celebrating the big 100 this year. A look at their histories and a glimpse of their futures.
McGill Sports Medicine Clinic physiotherapist Marie-Claude Després gives us the lowdown on what it's like to tend to the boo-boos of the high-flyers and daredevils of Cirque du Soleil.
Carolyn McCabe of Toronto and Denburk Reid of Montreal are the McGill-Peel Pub athletes of the week for the period ending October 17.
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.