Category Archive: Sports

Voyageurs Nordic ski team begins season training

The snow hasn’t quite hit Sudbury yet, but the Laurentian Voyageurs Nordic ski team is off to a strong start to the 2015-2016 season. The team has been utilizing all that Laurentian campus and Greater Sudbury has to offer in their fall training so far. Through activities such as running,[…]

Women’s soccer team ends double-header home weekend with two wins

By Timothy Kraft, for the Lambda On Oct. 11, the Laurentian women’s Voyageurs soccer team defeated the UOIT Ridgebacks 1-0 to complete a successful double-header home weekend. Before game play, Richel Greenwood (goalkeeper), Kate Grant (trainer), Megan Ferguson (forward), Amanda Norrie (midfielder), and Gabrielle Conrad (center back), were honored, as[…]

Women Voyagers start home weekend strong, win 3-0 against Trent

By Timothy Kraft, for the Lambda On Oct. 10, the Laurentian Voyageurs women’s soccer team triumphed over Trent Excalibur, winning 3-0 on the LU field. The Voyageurs set the tone of the game early: within just one minute of play Megan Ferguson (forward) tapped in a goal from the corner,[…]

Men Voyageurs land second consecutive win at home

By Timothy Kraft, for the Lambda On Oct. 4 the men’s Voyageurs soccer team capped off a successful home weekend with an electrifying 3-2 win over Queen’s Gaels. The Voyageurs began the game with composure as their defensive prowess baited offsides and took away the outside field from Gael’s offence.[…]

Men Voyageurs open fire on Royal Military College

By Timothy Kraft On Oct. 3, the Laurentian men’s soccer team hosted the Royal Military College on the LU field. Despite cold and windy conditions, the Voyageurs brought the heat, prevailing victorious over RMC with a final score of 1­0. From starting kick­off, the Voyageurs executed Coach Castrechino’s motto: “We[…]

Men Voyageurs drop Riley Cup following defeats

By Alexander Mayhew, for the Lambda On Sept. 26, both of the Laurentian Voyageurs soccer teams played on home soil against the Nipissing Lakers. While the women’s soccer team was victorious, winning 5-2 to the Lakers, the men’s team was defeated, with a final score of 4-2 for the Lakers.[…]

Home Opener brings first loss for Wolves against Ice Dogs

By Kayla Perry, Editor-in-Chief The Sudbury Wolves home opener last night saw the Wolves defeated 8-1 by the Niagara Ice Dogs. The Ice Dogs started the game strong, with defencemen Vince Dunn firing a shot past Tory Timpano for the first goal of the night, 1:14 minutes into the first[…]

Women’s basketball ‘played hard’ this season: Hurley

By Gabriel Rodrigues, Assistant Editor Despite Laurentian’s women’s basketball team losing in the first round of the OUA playoffs to the Queen`s Gaels on Feb. 25, their coach considers his squad’s campaign an “improvement” from last year. “We played hard and didn’t quit,” said Jason Hurley. “We got better and[…]