Remembering the work that Terry left behind Erica Ravn Interim Orillia Bureau Chief September is a very busy month for students. It marks the beginning of a new school year and the end of summer vacation. But for runners and individuals affected by cancer it also marks the continuation of the Terry Fox Run. Orillia [...]
TIMA HACINI — THE FULCRUM (UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA) OTTAWA (CUP) — Doping continues to be a threat to the integrity of all kinds of sports, and collegiate athletics in Canada are not free from the potential of performance-enhancing substance use among their ranks. News recently broke that Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker tested [...]
By John McAuley Sports Editor There is always something unseen beneath the surface. This past weekend, for example, there was a tarp beneath a layer of frost. Beneath the tarp there was a baseball field. It’s Saturday morning. Lakehead Baseball’s players and coaches are spread across the field at Baseball Central like a marching band, [...]
Jonathan Dwyer and the NFL’s domestic violence problem Josh Kolic Still reeling from the release of video showing the vicious assault by Ray Rice on his then-fiancée and now wife Janay Palmer, football fans and the NFL alike were dealt another blow when star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted on child abuse [...]
By: Josh Kolic The recently released video of Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancée and now wife Janay Palmer inside an elevator in an Atlantic City casino shocked and horrified us all. The image of an NFL running back punching a woman in the face was a jarring and sickening one. Sadly, we shouldn’t have [...]
John Mcauley In fantasy sports, a lottery ticket is a player who, like its namesake, costs virtually nothing to acquire, but could potentially bring massive returns. Also known as sleepers, these are acquisitions that offer low risk and high reward. These players are a $20 bill in the pocket of an old pair of jeans, [...]
Making a case for the academic benefits of fitness Kyle Groulx, ACSM CPT One of the more unfortunate misconceptions many people have regarding exercise is that it’s a lowbrow hobby for athletes and “meatheads” and not for those who are more academically focused since there’s no mental or cognitive benefit to be gained. The reason [...]
First year students get to know Lakehead at orientation Michael Hillcoat, Staff Writer Another Orientation Week is passing by and as students partook in the festivities, The Argus got a chance to sit down with LUSU VP Advocacy Matt Quick to find out what it’s all about. “’Thunderwolves Howl!’ is all about reviving school spirit, which [...]
Quick tips for drafting your very own pseudo sports team. Josh Kolic The dawn of September means so much to so many people. There is the beginning of autumn, the beautiful fall colours, the return of students and classes, and, most importantly, the dawn of a new NFL season. With that comes the return [...]
John McAuley Interim Sports Editor 1. There’s a new sheriff in town. Manny Furtado has been hired to replace Scott Morrison as the head coach of the men’s basketball program. Morrison leaves Lakehead to lead the Boston Celtics’ feeder team, the Maine Red Claws. Furtado, a Hamilton native, leaves his post as assistant coach of [...]
Emily Upton On Wednesday, October 9, the Thunderwolves Women’s Hockey team took on their cross town rivals: Georgian Orillia for an exhibition game at Rotary Place. The girls took the lead in the second period when they got the first goal of the game. Unfortunately, in the last five minutes of the game, Georgian Orillia [...]
By Emily Upton Member writer The Thunderwolves rocked the ice on Wednesday, October 16 with their first game of the season. Lakehead faced Georgian Orillia and came out with a 6-1 score. Within the last minutes of both the first and second periods the puck flew in the nets. Lakehead got their first goal, followed [...]
Last year’s top 10 sports stories By Noah Cain Sports Editor Welcome to 2013. Often in 2012, I was reminded why I love sports. I saw great individual and team accomplishments, heard inspiring stories of perseverance and courage, and witnessed unexpected rises to greatness. However, last year,my attention was also drawn to the dark side [...]
I am a 51 year old woman who has just been diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my knees. I understand that this is a very common diagnosis in middle-aged people and that it can be very painful. My doctor has offered to prescribe me medication that should help with the pain and swelling, but I do not have a proper health insurance plan so this could get very expensive for me. My question to you is whether or not you can suggest any other sort of remedies to help me that will not break my bank account.
Jess Petereit has played with a variety of teams during her three years in campus recreation flag football – a league where men outnumber women about three to one.
The Lakehead wrestling team competed at the Senior Provincial Age Group Championships at Brock University on Nov. 26. The women placed fourth overall, while the team as a whole placed seventh.
Whether or not you are a sports fan, at some point in your life you’ve probably had the pleasure of listening to an athlete or coach being interviewed after a game.
The Lakehead University women’s volleyball team dropped two consecutive matches last weekend.
The Lakehead University men’s hockey team defended their home ice by defeating the Laurier Golden Hawks 6-0 on Friday and 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday.
On Nov. 22, the Phoenix Coyotes and disgruntled restricted free agent Kyle Turris were finally able to come to a contract agreement, ending a standoff that had been in effect since the early days of the NHL off-season.