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McGill grads making Mighty impact on NHL

Wed, 2003-05-28 (All day)

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.

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First and 10

Thu, 2006-10-26 07:00

Disgraced a year ago, the playoff-bound McGill Redmen football team are making headlines for all the right reasons this season.

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Rugby teams sweep, both extend undefeated streaks

Sun, 2004-10-24 12:00

Rugby Martlets bomb Bishop's 66-0 in semifinal; Redmen stun Sherbrooke 56-10, extend undefeated streak to 25.

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Carey Ashton: Life lessons from the diamond

Thu, 2007-08-30 04:30

Stricken with debilitating muscular dystrophy, Carey Ashton, the McGill Redbirds bench coach, pours his all into the game, and the players, he loves.

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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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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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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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