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Barry leaves Mustangs after great career

Barry leaves Mustangs after great career
April 7, 2014 No Comments »

Brianne Barry is leaving Western this year after five years of being a Mustang wrestler. However, she will be taking a ton of athletic and academic accolades with her into her bright future, a bachelor’s degree in management and organizational ... Read More »

Column: So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye

April 7, 2014 1 Comment »

I would like to start off this column — the final installment of The Sin Bin — by saying that I’m not naïve. I know that out of the 30,000 people at Western, you are the only one person that ... Read More »

Varsity ‘Stangs recognized for achievements

Varsity ‘Stangs recognized for achievements
April 3, 2014 No Comments »

Wednesday night was an important one for Western Mustangs student athletes. The Mustangs held the 73rd annual Athletic Awards Gala at the London Convention Centre to honour outstanding varsity athletes. Among the awards presented that night was the Dr. Claude ... Read More »

CIS amends National Championships

CIS amends National Championships
April 2, 2014 No Comments »

The Canadian Interuniversity Sport announced Thursday that it has made changes to the winter national championships for basketball and hockey. The previous two-pool system used for the CIS hockey championships for both women’s and men’s will be replaced by a ... Read More »

Column: Hutchinson is the confident young pitcher the Jays need

April 2, 2014 No Comments »

The confident young pitcher is tough to rattle, and even harder to beat. Just when you think his youth will be his downfall, he pitches aggressively, attacking the strike zone. Ahead 0–2 in the count, Toronto Blue Jays’ starting pitcher ... Read More »

Grace Kary and team bring home bronze medal

Grace Kary and team bring home bronze medal
April 2, 2014 No Comments »

Following her strong Canadian Interuniversity Sport season, Grace Kary has honoured herself, Western and all of Canada with a great accomplishment. As a member of Team Canada, this former Mustang has inputted her time, effort and dedication as a cross-country ... Read More »

Western’s ultimate team impresses once again

Western’s ultimate team impresses once again
March 28, 2014 No Comments »

Starting in September and continuing to the end of October, the Mustangs ultimate frisbee team has a seven-week-long competitive fall season. Attending only two tournaments to determine the Mustangs men’s and women’s team rankings for the Canadian Ultimate University Championships, ... Read More »

Mustangs impress at national tourney

Mustangs impress at national tourney
March 26, 2014 No Comments »

The Western Mustangs wrestling team captured eight medals at this year’s junior-senior national championship that took place this past weekend. The weekend totals included two golds, four silvers, and two bronzes. Out of the eight medals won in the competition, ... Read More »

Ex-TSN sportscasters Jay and Dan speak at Western

Ex-TSN sportscasters Jay and Dan speak at Western
March 26, 2014 No Comments »

Last May, TSN anchors, turned on-air comedians, turned podcast legends Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole announced they were leaving not just Canada’s sporting network, but also the country itself.  The pair was abandoning the Great White North for the sandy ... Read More »

Q&A with Dan and Jay

March 26, 2014 No Comments »

Before their speech, The Gazette caught up with Fox Sport 1’s Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole.   GAZETTE: What do you miss most about Canada? JAY: The people. Not the weather. [I miss] Tim Hortons. Ketchup chips. Strip clubs where ... Read More »

Column: Leafs fans’ Reimer rage really ridiculous

March 26, 2014 No Comments »

After falling to the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday and the New Jersey Devils the next night, the Toronto Maple Leafs are currently experiencing their longest losing streak of the season — just in time to potentially destroy any playoff opportunities.  ... Read More »

Mustangs improve after last-place 2013

Mustangs improve after last-place 2013
March 25, 2014 No Comments »

The Mustangs men’s varsity basketball team has, as a whole, improved their game from last year. Though sporting an 8–14 record for their 22 games played this year, this is an impressive improvement from last year’s 3–18 standing. Moving up ... Read More »