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Category Archive: Sports

Laurentian Voyageurs in Action: Fall 2017

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Inaugural Northern Sports Industry Conference leaves lasting impression on attendees

By: Carolina Keen, Contributor Laurentian University’s Sports Administration program held its inaugural Northern Sports Industry Conference this past month. The conference hosted delegates from Laurentian and high schools across the province, as well as a long list of industry professionals who traveled to Sudbury to share their knowledge. Founded in[…]

NSIC Preview: What to expect this weekend

By Carolina Keen, Contributor This weekend, Laurentian’s Sports Administration department is hosting the inaugural Northern Sports Industry Conference. Organized by a group of seven students, the conference is set to host over 20 speakers and a wide range of students, both on campus and at the Holiday Inn. Many of[…]

Update: Varsity basketball players will remain suspended “until after the new year”

Just two hours before the Laurentian Voyageurs men’s and women’s basketball teams will take to the court for this season’s home opener games, the school sent out a statement to the Laurentian community via email regarding recent players’ suspensions. The email (in full below) explains that the players will be suspended “until after the new year”. It[…]

Suspended Voyageurs release joint statement

This morning, the Lambda was contacted by the counsel to the five suspended basketball players. While they cannot speak directly to the media at this time, they have prepared a joint statement (below). Joint Statement of the Five Student-Athletes Suspended from the Laurentian University Basketball Team We are deeply saddened[…]

Full Story: Five varsity athletes suspended over hazing at rookie party

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief Five veteran players on the Laurentian Voyageurs varsity men’s basketball team have been suspended by LU athletic director Peter Hellstrom over allegations of hazing at a rookie night ceremony held Sept. 24. “As far as our university and their policy went, they didn’t really cover what[…]

Does the Student-Athlete Code of Conduct need re-writing?

By Jessica Robinson, Editor-in-Chief With Laurentian’s confirming the university’s athletic disciplinary procedure involving a Committee of Inquiry has not been tested in recent years, suspended Voyageurs are wondering whether or not the policy needs to be updated in order to better fit real life circumstances. Five veterans players from the[…]

Student starts synchro swim club on campus

By Deryek Sandhu, Contributor Have you ever wondered how synchronized swimmers keep up with the rhythm and beat of the music? It’s underwater speakers. Candice Larochelle, a third year Con-Ed student at Laurentian, answered this longstanding question of mine, and also offered insight into what went into creating Laurentian University’s[…]