Rugby Martlets bomb Bishop's 66-0 in semifinal; Redmen stun Sherbrooke 56-10, extend undefeated streak to 25.
Stricken with debilitating muscular dystrophy, Carey Ashton, the McGill Redbirds bench coach, pours his all into the game, and the players, he loves.
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.
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.
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.
The juggernaut that is McGill athletics brings back five major titles in just two short weeks.
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.
Having turned Carleton University's sports program into a winner, Drew Love brings his Midas touch to McGill.
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.