Women’s volleyball adds local standout to roster for next season

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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Sophia Gibbons is officially a Lady Hawk. Coach John Slauenwhite is excited to add the player, who starred as an imposing middle for Mount Pearl Senior High. A serious volleyball player since the age of 11, Gibbons is a gold medalist and tournament all-star from the prestigious Eastern Elite Championships, is an AAAA high school […]

 

Sea-Hawks basketball recruits strong new addition, Greg Manuel

Monday, April 6th, 2015
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Agile. Strong. Hard working. High basketball IQ. Those are just some of the words and phrases used by head coach Peter Benoite to describe Cole Harbour native Greg Manuel, a soon-to-be freshman who will suitup for MUN in the 2015-16 season. The 6”4 Manuel has a great basketball pedigree, including proving his big game chops […]

 

MUN’s tennis club team off to successful start

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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Team hopes to eventually make varsity status The MUN tennis team returned from Halifax a few weeks ago, where they competed in the first annual Nestor Cup, hosted by the Atlantic University Tennis League (AUTL). The Sea-Hawks finished runners up to the winners and hosts, the Dalhousie Tigers. MUN’s team proved to be tough competition […]

 

IceCaps see Playoff Hopes Disappear After Disappointing Weekend

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Unless the St. John’s IceCaps can create some form of miracle, it appears as though there will be no playoff action in Newfoundland’s capital city this season. After going 0-1-1 this weekend, their hopes of making it into the post season seem to have all but disappeared, and after letting two games slip away the […]

 

Noel Moffatt named CIS’ Ken Shields winner for 2014-15

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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Noel Moffatt is the definition of hard work, and that characterization doesn’t end with basketball. The 6”5 forward for the Memorial Men’s Sea-Hawks team has rebound numbers that rival the best in the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference, but he also manages to maintain a 3.8 GPA and is on the Dean’s List. Recently he […]

 

MUN women’s basketball coach Doug Partridge fired after 22 years

Friday, March 13th, 2015
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The Memorial women’s Sea-Hawks basketball team may be competing for a playoff spot next season, but long-time coach Doug Partridge will not be joining them. The university announced Thursday that they have parted ways with Partridge after a rollercoaster season that involved a pair of high profile suspensions for the bench boss. Despite sending shockwaves […]

 

IceCaps off to bad start in set against Monarchs

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Early goal sets the tone for the game As the American Hockey League season begins to wind down and the Calder Cup playoffs enter the headlights teams are well aware that every single game counts. As the St. John’s IceCaps opened up a three game series against the Manchester Monarchs on Wednesday night, that message was more […]

 

IceCaps stumble at hands of Devils

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Heading down the stretch with time winding down on the playoff hunt, the last thing the St. John’s IceCaps want to do is give up points to opposing teams competing for a playoff berth. Unfortunately, this was the case this past weekend, as the Albany Devils managed to take three points out of four in […]

 

What are you doing to eat healthy?

Monday, March 9th, 2015
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March is National Nutrition Month No one can argue that eating healthily is beneficial to people’s overall health. As students, it is often hard to find the time and money to make healthy meals and snacks, but it doesn’t have to be. A lot of people forget that having a good nutritious breakfast is key […]

 

8 Limb Muay Thai owner discusses controversy and philosophy of mixed martial arts

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

8 Limb Muay Thai and MMA is a gymnasium that has existed for approximately ten years, making its name as a Muay Thai gym—a martial arts style that incorporates the use of punches, kicks, knees, and elbows. More recently, the gym has made a significant evolution, establishing itself as one of the only mixed martial […]