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.
Rugby Martlets bomb Bishop's 66-0 in semifinal; Redmen stun Sherbrooke 56-10, extend undefeated streak to 25.
We're almost convinced that beneath his red McGill tie, Chancellor Richard Pound has a big "S" emblazoned across his chest.
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.
This edition's roundup of McGill headliners features docs, jocks and post-traumatic shocks.
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.
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.