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Nomads grad off to McGill

It’s not every day a graduate of the North Winnipeg Nomads gets recruited to play football at a CIS school. That’s why the program couldn’t be more proud that a star offensive lineman from their midget team, Jordan Medal, is off to play for the McGill Redmen in Montreal this fall.

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Published on : 20 May 2012

McGill’s national champs honoured by mayor at City Hall

The McGill University men’s hockey team was feted at Montreal City Hall, Wednesday. The Redmen, who captured their first-ever national championship in March, were received by Mayor Gérald Tremblay and became the third sports team from McGill to sign the city’s Golden Book, an honour reserved for special guests.

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Published on : 16 May 2012

American McCue to test Canadian basketball waters at McGill

HAMPDEN, Maine — Maine’s Mr. Basketball is crossing the border to continue his basketball career at the collegiate level. But he’s not headed south. Christian McCue, who led Hampden Academy to this year’s Eastern Maine Class A championship, will attend McGill University in Montreal this fall.

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Published on : 15 May 2012

East collects third straight win in CIS East-West Bowl

Saint Mary's kicker Brett Lauther was perfect on five field goal attempts as the East prevailed 24-16 in the 10th edition of the East West Bowl at TD Waterhouse Stadium on the campus of Western University, Saturday afternoon.

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Published on : 12 May 2012

Jason Starr appointed head baseball coach at McGill

Jason Starr of Cote St. Luc, Que., has been appointed head coach and field manager of the McGill University men's baseball team. He becomes the third bench boss in team history, behind Johnny Elias (1994 to 1995) and Ernie D'Alessandro (1996 to 2011).

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Published on : 16 May 2012

McGill explores possible move to OUA football league in 2013

McGill University has applied to play in the Ontario University Athletics football conference, which, if accepted, would move the Redmen from the Quebec league to Ontario by 2013, the team’s 133rd season on the gridiron.

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Published on : 17 May 2012

2012 Schedule announced for 132nd season of football at McGill

The McGill University football schedule has been finalized for the team's 132nd season this fall. The Redmen, which will feature 75 returnees under head coach Clint Uttley, opens with a pre-season game against Queen's in Kingston on Aug. 26, renewing a long-standing rivalry which dates back to 1884.

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Published on : 09 May 2012

CIS schools raise over $120,000 to fight breast cancer

The CIS Women's Basketball Coaches Association proudly announced Monday the organization had raised $98,706.92 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation in 2011-12 thanks to the fifth edition of its annual Shoot For The Cure initiative.

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Published on : 19 Mar 2012

McGill's Anderson invited to NFL's Indianapolis Colts rookie camp

McGill place-kicker Austin Anderson, son of former NFL kicker Gary Anderson, has been invited to participate in the Indianapolis Colts' three-day rookie mini-camp on a tryout basis this weekend. Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said Friday morning that Anderson will get a look-see this weekend and that the team would consider signing him as a free-agent for the team's main training camp,

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Published on : 05 May 2012

Sparkling Mateus named Team MVP as Martlet volleyball award winners announced

Kaiva Mateus of Montreal West, Que., has been named most valuable player on the McGill University women's volleyball team, announced head coach Rachèle Béliveau. Other team awards were presented to Marie-Christine Lapointe (most improved player) of St. Jean sur Richelieu, Que., Kristina Pavlovic (most sportmanlike player) of Richmond, B.C., and Yasmeen Dawoodjee (rookie of the year) of Ottawa.

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Published on : 04 May 2012

Former McGill footballers stresses proper nutrition in address to students in Welland

Matt Nichol addressed student athletes about proper training and conditioning during a Tuesday visit to Lakeshore Catholic High School. Nichol, who was invited to speak at Lakeshore by vice-prinicipal Andrew Boon, his one-time teammate on the McGill University football team, said supplements sometimes are necessary.

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Published on : 02 May 2012

VIDEO: McGill mops up at BLG Awards

McGill hockey players swept up at the awards for Canadian Interuniversity Sport in Calgary. Ann-Sophie Bettez and Marc-Andre Dorion have been named the female and male athletes of the year at the BLG Awards.

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Published on : 01 May 2012

BLG AWARDS: Bettez and Dorion named CIS athletes of the year

CALGARY - Ann-Sophie Bettez and Marc-André Dorion, both hockey players from McGill University, are the 2012 BLG Award winners as Canadian Interuniversity Sport female and male athletes of the year.

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Published on : 30 Apr 2012

Hockey thrills at McGill

CALGARY -- Just as the Martlets’ run ends, McGill University is hoping a Redmen run is about to begin.

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Published on : 30 Apr 2012

Bettez and Dorion pose with cowboy hats at BLG Awards luncheon; CIS athletes of the year to be announced Monday night

Ann-Sophie Bettez and Marc-Andre Dorion, two hockey players from McGill University, were among the eight finalists introduced at the BLG trustees luncheon in Calgary, Sunday. The winners of the 20th Annual BLG Awards, presented to the CIS female and male athletes of the year, will be announced on Monday night.

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Published on : 29 Apr 2012