The No.5-ranked Université de Montreal Carabins took advantage of eight McGill turnovers to defeat McGill 33-18 before a Homecoming crowd of 1,256 at Percival Molson Stadium, Saturday.
A memorial service was held on October 21 for Dr. Alan Mann, who captained the McGill football team in 1946 and passed away on October 16, 2011 at his home in Town of Mount Royal, Que. He was 87.
Martin Raymond, an assistant coach with the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning, headlined a cast of six inductees enshrined Thursday into the McGill Sports Hall of Fame, bringing the list of honoured members to 107 since the pantheon opened in 1996. The induction luncheon kicked off the University's Homecoming Week celebrations.
Sonny Wolfe is stepping down as head coach of the McGill University football team. The 68-year-old native of Montreal was scheduled to retire at season's end but has decided to move up his date of departure. Clint Uttley, the team's full-time defensive coordinator, will take over as interim head coach.
Sebastien Levesque scampered in for a two-yard touchdown plunge to cap a nine-play scoring drive on the opening possession as the No.1-ranked Laval held on for a 12-4 victory over McGill in CIS football before 14, 316 at PEPS Stadium, Sunday.
Kris Robertson scored a touchdown on a 69-yard punt return while Max Caron ran back an interception for a 56-yard score as Concordia cruised past McGill 39-16 in the 25th annual Montreal Shrine Bowl before 2,015 at Concordia Stadium, Saturday.
Alouettes president Ray Lalonde (centre right), who is serving as honorary chairman of the Montreal Shrine Bowl, poses with 11-year-old Hunter Caron, honorary king of the event, Concordia mascot Buzz and McGill mascot Marty the Martlet, along with players and coaches from both schools. The 25th annual Shrine Bowl will pit the Redmen against the Stingers on Saturday at Concordia Stadium (1 pm).