Sports

Battle of the Hill: Tommies welcome fans back

The St. Thomas University women's hockey team played their home opener against the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds on Oct. 8 in the...

‘My favourite year by far’: Ryan MacKinnon

Tommies' soccer co-captain Ryan MacKinnon entered this season as the only fourth-year returning player. But, even with 16 fresh faces, five returning players and three...

Three-time soccer award winner: Josh Oakes

St. Thomas University soccer player Josh Oakes received the "Athlete of the Week" award from three separate organizations between Sept. 27 and 29. But, despite the numerous accolades, Oakes...

‘I wouldn’t be playing football at all anymore’: UNB Red Bombers

Justin Ellingwood, a fourth-year St. Thomas University student, thought he'd have to forego his dreams of playing collegiate football in exchange for his preferred...

STU athletes ‘figuring out how to work with’ updated health regulations

Mask enforcement and sanitizing stations might be the new normal on university campuses, but for athletes, the regulations can be challenging. “We just went to...

Kyle McAllister: From Tommies to Red Wings

Former Tommies' player and coach Kyle McAllister has been appointed Fredericton Red Wings' head coach, general manager and the director of Prospects Hockey Development. “I’d...

Tommies hockey pre-season tune-up

Back in 2019, the St. Thomas University Tommies women’s hockey season came to a halt due to COVID-19. The sole opportunities to play were...

Head of the Globe and Mail ‘toy department:’ Sports editor Jamie Ross

Deep in The Aquinian web archives, the last published Ross Report details the failure of the 2009 Montreal Canadiens, author Jamie Ross’ favourite team. “I would cringe really...

Danielle DuPlessis: Journey to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

Danielle DuPlessis, a Fredericton-born athlete, represented Canada in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics this summer playing wheelchair basketball. Speeding across the court against the Japanese...

Tommies hit the field once again

Tommies soccer teams hit the field once again at their home opener on Sept. 12. With their seasons cut short at the Atlantic Collegiate...

Satire: Matt is the hero we need to beat COVID-19

In a time of strife and turmoil, this world needs a hero. A beacon of light to us all and a shining example of...

Red Wings explode in second, take down Grand Falls

After a slow first period that saw only 15 shots, the Grand Falls Rapids started the second period quickly. Having possession behind the net,...