Maurice Richard statue. (

Behind enemy lines

“Hey Boston Bruins, get out of the way!” yelled a gruff Quebecer, laughing at my dad posing in black and gold next to a statue of Maurice “The Rocket” Richard outside the Bell Centre. He had insisted we pose next to the Canadiens legend, which would not have been so[Read More…]

Dianna Ros faciliated the Martlet offence throughout the win on Saturday. (Simon Poitrimolt / McGill Tribune)

Monster second half propels Martlets past Gaiters

The conference-leading McGill Martlets faced off against the struggling Bishop’s Gaiters on Saturday at Love Competition Hall. Despite a sloppy start, the Martlets controlled the game in the second half, and finished off with a decisive 72-31 victory over the Gaiters to extend their winning-streak to three. McGill’s first field[Read More…]

10 questions with Vincent Dufort

MT: When did you start playing basketball? VD: I started when I was probably four or five years old. I’ve been playing my entire life; I played club ball in high school and elementary school—I’ve always played with my older brother too, so that helped a lot. I’ve just always[Read More…]

The Redmen scored twice on the power play in the first period. (Luke Orlando / McGill Tribune)

Redmen fill seats, net in victory

With thunderous chants of “McGill once, McGill twice” echoing in McConnell Arena, the McGill Redmen faced off against the No.6  ranked UQTR Patriotes for the annual Management Carnival Game on Jan. 16. Riding a continuous tidal wave of enthusiasm from the students, McGill managed to prevail in an exciting 4-2[Read More…]

Fantasy is my reality

After unloading my backpack stuffed full of books and unzipping my puffy jacket, I settle into my McLennan carrel with a Tim Hortons’ double-double for a long study session. I open up my computer, click on Safari, and type “Yahoo fantasy basketball” into the Google search bar. The results appear,[Read More…]

After winning six consectuive games, the Redmen celebrate another RSEQ championship. (Derek Drummond / McGill Athletics)

McGill wins seventh straight RSEQ title

The McGill Redmen barreled into the RSEQ finals on Sunday afternoon, coming off of a domineering 76-15 victory over Bishop’s in the semifinals. In the match, the Redmen pulled off a hard-fought victory, defeating the Stingers 24-18 at Concordia Stadium to bring home their seventh consecutive conference title. McGill drew[Read More…]

The Redmen finished second in the 4x100m freestyle. (Sam Reynolds / McGill Tribune)

Medley of results in the pool for McGill

Amidst cheers, whistles, and blowhorns, the McGill Martlet and Redmen swim teams hosted squads from across Quebec for the second RSEQ Cup on Saturday at Memorial Pool. The Martlets finished second out of six teams with 112 points, behind the Montreal Carabins, while the Redmen recorded 78 points, good for[Read More…]

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