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McGill hoops coach DeAveiro takes Canada to U-17 tourney title in Troyes

Tue, 2014-08-05 10:39

By Earl Zukerman

David DeAveiro, head coach of the McGill men’s basketball team, has guided the Canadian national cadet team to a four-game sweep at a tournament in Troyes, France. Canada cruised to an 89-62 decision over Argentina, on Aug 2, in their final preparation game before heading to the FIBA under-17 world championships in Dubai, Aug. 8-16.

Montrealer Jerome Desrosiers, a 6-foot-7 forward, was named tournament MVP.

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Olympic gold medalist, ex-Hab among new inductees to Hall of Fame

By Earl Zukerman

Five athletes, including three-time Olympic gold medalist Kim St-Pierre of Chateauguay, Que., a former Montreal Canadiens forward and a pair of ex-Montreal Alouettes football players, have been selected for induction to the McGill University Sports Hall of Fame.

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Olympic medalist in McGill Sports Hall of Fame

Mon, 2014-07-07 16:29

Five athletes, including three-time Olympic gold medalist Kim St-Pierre of Chateauguay, a former Montreal Canadiens forward and a pair of ex-Montreal Alouettes football players, have been selected for induction to the McGill University Sports Hall of Fame.

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Babcock, Martlet trio receive special Olympic rings

Sat, 2014-07-05 09:29

 

Mike Babcock, a graduate of McGill, was honoured recently at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C., along with three products of the McGill Martlets for a Hockey Canada ring ceremony to commemorate the Olympic gold medals won by Canada in hockey at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.

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McGill’s McKiernan signs pro pact to play in Sweden

Mon, 2014-06-16 14:59

By Earl Zukerman

Ryan McKiernan of the McGill men’s hockey team has signed a one-year contract to play for AIK, a Swedish team based in Stockholm.

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McGill medical student drafted by NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs

Mon, 2014-05-12 09:32

By Earl Zukerman

The Kansas City Chiefs selected McGill offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif in the sixth round (200th overall) of the 2014 National Football League Draft, Saturday.

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McGill McGill to host new Montreal Royal franchise in American Ultimate Disc League

Sat, 2014-04-19 10:27

By Ryne Bondy

It is springtime in Montreal and flowers are not the only thing blooming. A brand new professional sports franchise has found a home here in the 5-1-4 area code. The Montreal Royal, an expansion squad in the 17-team American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL), kick-starts its inaugural season on Apr. 19 at 2:30 p.m. versus the Toronto Rush, defending AUDL champions.

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Clement-Heydra among CIS athlete of the year nominees for BLG Award

Wed, 2014-04-16 16:44

By Earl Zukerman & Michel Belanger

Katia Clement-Heydra, a forward on the McGill Martlets hockey team, is among eight finalists announced by Canadian Interuniversity Sport and the national law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais for the 22nd annual BLG Awards, which were established in 1993 to recognize the top female and male athletes from universities affiliated with CIS.

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McGill to hold 50th Vanier Cup game as Molson Stadium celebrates 99th year

Sat, 2014-04-12 07:29

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Earl Zukerman & Michel Belanger

The CIS announced Wednesday a partnership with the Montreal Alouettes to hold the historic 50th Vanier Cup game at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium, on the campus of McGill University in Montreal, marking the first-ever staging of the Canadian university football championship in the Quebec metropolis.

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