Category Archive: Sports

Men’s basketball needs to bring ‘consistent intensity’: Swords

By Gabriel Rodrigues, Assistant Editor Although Laurentian’s men’s basketball team managed only seven wins throughout the 2014-15 OUA campaign, their coach believes the Voyageurs “progressed well” as the season moved forward. “We started off with a very tough schedule,” said Shawn Swords. “But, (we) learned a lot, which helped us[…]

Women’s hockey hopes to improve scores next year

By Gabriel Rodrigues, Sports Editor Despite managing only three wins throughout the 2014-15 OUA women’s hockey campaign, Laurentian’s head coach believes her players have gained “valuable experience” as the team moves forward to next season. “It was a hard year,” said Stacey Colarossi. “At the end of the day, it[…]

An arena for campus? Hellstrom confirms rumours of research

By Jessica Robinson, Staff Reporter Ice hockey, curling, broom-ball, and ringette players alike within the Laurentian community might just have something new to look forward to in upcoming years: the next phase of the campus modernization project is being put into motion, and it’s beginning to look a lot like[…]

Men’s basketball team captain named OUA Athlete of the Week

By Gabriel Rodrigues Following the Laurentian’s men’s basketball home weekend performances on Jan. 16 and 17, Voyageurs’ captain, Tychon Carter-Newman, was named the Pioneer Energy Ontario University Athletics (OUA) male athlete of the week. Carter-Newman, who is in his fourth-year, compiled back-to-back 20+ point performances to help the Voyageurs earn[…]

Weekend brings two tough losses for women’s basketball team

By Jessica Robinson The Laurentian Women’s basketball team had a tough weekend, losing to the McMaster Marauders and Brock Badgers respectively in back to back games. On Friday, Jan. 16, the Voyageurs lost to the Marauders 91-60. Though Laurentian started the first quarter strong, scoring the first points of the[…]

Laurentian’s men’s basketball stands third in OUA Northern Division

By Gabriel Rodrigues As the Laurentian men’s basketball team reaches the half way point of the OUA season, their coach believes the first half of the campaign provided his players with “a learning experience.” “It took us sometime to figure out how this group of guys were going to work[…]

Women’s track team has ‘good start’: Moss

By Gabriel Rodrigues On Jan. 3, Laurentian’s women’s indoor track team kicked off the 2015 season at the University of Toronto’s Sharon Anderson Open, and according to their coach, this competition was a “good start” to their OUA campaign. “With our athletes spread all over the place during the holidays,[…]

Women’s hockey team wins two of first 14 games

By Gabriel Rodrigues Despite only managing two wins out of its first 14 games of the 2014-15 OUA campaign, Laurentian’s women’s hockey coach believes her squad is learning valuable lessons and “maturing as a team.” “We have a lot of work to do,” said Stacey Colarossi. “This is not where[…]

Men’s basketball team ends November with two defeats

By Anthony Crozzoli The last weekend of November did not bring success for the Laurentian men’s basketball team. On Friday, Nov. 28, the Voyageurs played at home against the Guelph Gryphons, and in a tightly contested yet ultimately unsuccessful performance (despite a very early lead), the team fell to scores[…]