Sports

Friends forever: From little leagues to university basketball

Hours of practicing, playing and sweating together from childhood to adulthood was a bonding experience for fourth-year students Vanessa Soffee and Emily Owens. The pair...

Fredericton baseball coach signs contract with Toronto Blue Jays

From minor leagues to coaching university baseball to the big leagues – Kevin McCarthy, former University of New Brunswick baseball coach, signed a one-year...

Award-winning Tommies fall in nailbiter ACAA final

A crowd filled the Lady Beaverbrook Gym last Sunday as the St. Thomas University Tommies men’s basketball team hosted the Mount Saint Vincent Mystics...

Put some respect on the Paralympics, too!

A week ago, the Beijing 2022 Paralympics wrapped up. The ten day spectacle displayed 78 events across six sports: alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing,...

The Tommies honour Francis Farrington in undefeated doubleheader

As the clock strikes 3 p.m, the Tommies women’s basketball team gain first possession against the University of King’s College Blue Devils – back...

Tommies return: Katie Sweeney defends her crease 

After the long-awaited return for Atlantic University Sport athletics, the Tommies were back in action against the Saint Mary’s Huskies on Feb. 20 at...

Commentary: Keys to wholesome gains

The fitness industry is growing and so are its misconceptions. You don't need shredded abs and a huge chest to be fit, but that's...

Beijing by the numbers: Canada’s medal count, victories and losses

After 19 days of competition and 109 events across 15 sports, 2,871 athletes representing 91 countries will be heading home. The XXIV Winter Olympic...

Beijing 2022 ICYMI: Week one in the books

As Norway begins to separate itself from the competition in terms of medal count, Canada leads all countries at Beijing 2022 in the most...

Local speedskater making strides for the World Winter Games

Multi-sport athlete Jonathan Henry trains every day for speed skating, while also preparing for the 10th annual Down Syndrome World Swimming Championships in Portugal...

Beijing 2022: Sleep schedules, opening ceremonies and first medals

The Beijing National Stadium, better known as the Bird’s Nest, hosted the opening ceremony for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 4. Over...

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics preview

I got my first journalism job during the 2014 Winter Olympics. My friend Nate and I prepared daily updates on Canadians competing in Sochi...