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McGill hockey: You win some…

Thu, 2010-03-18 03:03

By Jim Hynes McGill’s varsity hockey squads experienced both ends of the competition spectrum last weekend, with the Redmen enjoying the thrill of victory in capturing the Ontario University Athletics Queen’s Cup, and the Martlets suffering the agony of defeat in the CIS women’s hockey championship final. The Redmen will now go on to compete for the [...]

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Redbirds’ mentor Ashton wins Most Valuable Coach award

Tue, 2010-03-23 17:57

By Earl Zukerman, Montrealer Carey Ashton, the bench coach with the McGill mens baseball team, has won the 2010 Chunky Most Valuable Coach award. The Montreal native had been one of six finalists from nearly 900 nominated coaches from across Canada, and went on to receive the most votes in an internet balloting process to [...]

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Ski team wins provincial title

Tue, 2010-03-23 20:15

By Neale McDevitt This past weekend at the Stoneham resort, the McGill ski team broke a 19-year-drought by winning its first overall Quebec University Alpine Ski Championship since 1991. Led by a record-breaking performance from Sophie Splawinski, the ski team edged out perennial powerhouse Université Laval au Québec for the title combining men’s and women’s results. Splawinski, [...]

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A legend comes to life

Wed, 2010-03-31 18:04

Video celebrating Mike Babcocks McGill tie a hit on Youtube By Jim Hynes The greatness of Sidney Crosby is as good a place as any to begin the legend of the Babcock tie. For without Sid the Kid’s gold medal-winning shot through the pads of Team USA goalie Ryan Miller, there would be no lucky tie tale [...]

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Justin Darlington: high-flying track star and slam dunk sensation

Wed, 2010-03-31 20:58

By Jim Hynes McGill track and field star Justin Darlington needs to jump seven centimetres higher if he wants to get to the next level in his sport. And while that less-than-three-inch difference can be pretty significant in a sport like high jumping, somehow it doesn’t sound like too big a stretch for the guy they [...]

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Hockey heartbreak in Thunder Bay

Wed, 2010-03-31 21:30

By Jim Hynes It started with a heartbreaking loss, the kind you struggle to put behind you. Then it ended so much sooner than it should have. The McGill Redmen’s fourth trip to the Canadian Interuniversity Sports men’s hockey championships in the past five years lasted only two games, both of them losses of the hard-to-swallow variety. The [...]

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Justin Darlington: high-flying newcomer is a slam dunk sensation

Thu, 2010-04-01 15:58

By Jim Hynes McGill track and field star Justin Darlington needs to jump seven centimetres higher if he wants to get to the next level in his sport. And while that less-than-three-inch difference can be pretty significant in a sport like high jumping, somehow it doesn’t sound like too big a stretch for the guy they [...]

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Sports complex flexes muscle

Thu, 2005-09-22 11:30

Pilates enthusiasts, martial artists and barbell devotees have a vastly improved space in which to practice at McGill's Fitness Centre. Plus, just how did an architect become interim athletics director?

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Profile: Victor Chisholm: Climbing his personal Everest

Thu, 2006-08-24 10:30

Undergraduate research officer Victor Chisholm recounts how he went from someone who was afraid to put his face in the water four years ago to a triathlon silver medalist in the Outgames.

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Carey Ashton: Life lessons from the diamond

Thu, 2007-08-30 04:30

Stricken with debilitating muscular dystrophy, Carey Ashton, the McGill Redbirds bench coach, pours his all into the game, and the players, he loves.

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