Category Archive: Sports

“It was good basketball”: Hurley on women’s one-win weekend

By Gabriel Rodrigues Despite the Laurentian’s women’s basketball team losing by 40 points in their home opening game against Ottawa, the Voyageurs managed to pull off a win the night later, versus Carleton. On Friday, Nov. 14, the Voyageurs lost 89-49 to the Ottawa Gee-Gees at the Ben F. Avery[…]

Men’s basketball finds double-loss at home opener (gallery included)

By Gabriel Rodrigues Laurentian’s men’s basketball team dropped both their games during the Voyageurs’ home opening weekend against Ottawa and Carleton. On Friday, Nov. 14, Laurentian lost to last year’s OUA champion and CIS second ranked Ottawa Gee-Gees 95-65 at the Ben F. Avery Gymnasium. In the first, Ottawa scored[…]

Lacrosse’s fifth place finish a success

By Gabriel Rodrigues Despite Laurentian’s men’s lacrosse team losing to Western 9-6 in the first round of the playoffs, their coach considers his squad’s campaign “a success.” “The team exceeded my expectations for the season,” said Derrick Gordon. “We had six wins which was a new school record for one[…]

Weekend brings two wins for Laurentian men’s hockey (gallery included)

By Gabriel Rodrigues This weekend, Laurentian’s men’s hockey team defeated the Waterloo Warriors 4-3 in a shootout on Friday, Oct. 31 and won 7-6 on Saturday, Nov. 1 against the Laurier Golden Hawks, moving the Voyageurs’ record to 6-3 on the season. The team will face the UQTR Patriotes in[…]

Women’s hockey team gains first win of the season

By Gabriel Rodrigues Despite Laurentian’s women’s hockey team losing to UOIT on Saturday, the Voyageurs bounced back and managed to hold off the Queen’s Gaels 2-1 on Sunday to finally obtain their first win of the season. On Nov. 1, the Voyageurs lost 4-3 in a shootout to the UOIT[…]

Women’s basketball team to give rookies ‘a shot’ – Hurley

By Gabriel Rodrigues As the 2014-15 women’s basketball season quickly approaches, Laurentian’s coach will look to some of his veterans to lead his team throughout the upcoming OUA campaign. “We should be better than last year,” said Jason Hurley. “We have changed our style of play, and as long as[…]

Women’s hockey team continues losing streak

By Gabriel Rodrigues This weekend, Laurentian’s women’s hockey team dropped both their home games, furthering their winless start to the season to 0-5-1. On Saturday, Oct. 25, the Voyageurs lost their home opening season game in a shootout 3-2 to the Windsor Lancers. After a scoreless first period, Laurentian forward[…]

Men’s hockey loses to McGill, moves to 4-3 on the season

By Gabriel Rodrigues On Saturday, Oct. 25, Laurentian’s men’s hockey team fell short to McGill University, ending the game 3-2 at home, pushing the Voyageurs record to 4-3 on the season. In the first period, McGill scored two power play goals, curtesy of Samuel Labrecque and David Rose, giving the[…]

Cross Country team ready for OUA’s

By Jessica Robinson Garnering attention province-wide as they outperform themselves in race after race, the Laurentian women’s Cross Country team is quickly growing into the top Voyageur team to follow this season. The team topped their fourth place overall finish at the Western International Cross-Country Running Race on Sept. 20[…]