Tag: McGill Athletics

Spotlight on: McGill Alpine Skiing Team

They’re McGill’s version of the Crazy Canucks–and frankly, they just don’t get enough attention around here. Quebec is home to some of the best ski hills in the country, and while you and your friends are getting drunk on the slopes with the SSMU Ski and Snowboard Club on the[Read More…]

The week that was for McGill Athletics: March 10

BY THE NUMBERS 4 Number of years in a row the Martlet basketball team has captured the RSEQ Championship.         18 Points recorded by junior centre Melodie Daoust over the nine games she has played for the Martlet hockey team.         283 Saves made[Read More…]

Commentary: Exercising justice at the McGill Fitness Centre

Controversy stirred on campus last week as Soumia Allalou and Raymond Grafton, two McGill Law students, reached out to the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) asking for endorsement for the implementation of women-only hours at the McGill Fitness Centre. Despite the fact that this is a common feature in[Read More…]

Getting your head in the game

In a 1987 interview with Wilt Chamberlain, Roy Firestone asked the legendary big man about the secret behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s unparalleled ability to score. What made him so fundamentally different than all the other freakishly athletic seven-footers who couldn’t cut it in the NBA?  “I believe they have athletic ability,[Read More…]

The week that was for McGill Athletics: February 3rd

Athletes of the week François Bourque Bourque, a 6’6” sophomore from Terrebonne, Quebec, was once again instrumental for the Redmen as an interior presence in their two games against the UQAM Citadins over the weekend, averaging 15.5 points and 12.5 rebounds per game. Bourque was efficient from the field as[Read More…]

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