Tag: thunderwolves

Thunderwolves Howl!

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 [...]

September 9, 2014

5 Things to know for the upcoming Thunderwolves season

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 [...]

September 9, 2014

Down and out

‘Wolves men’s hockey team season draws to a close By Mike St. Jean Sports Editor After being eliminated from the OUA playoffs at the hands of the Windsor Lancers, the Lakehead Thunderwolves men’s hockey team had one last shot at extending their season and advancing to the Cavendish University Cup tournament in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The [...]

March 19, 2014

Say it ain’t so

‘Wolves bow out of OUA playoffs to Windsor By Mike St. Jean Sports Editor Heading into last week, the goal of Lakehead’s men’s hockey team was simple: win two more games and make the OUA finals for the second time in the team’s short history. The goal seemed attainable, to say the least, as the [...]

March 12, 2014
Bring on the division finals!

Bring on the division finals!

‘Wolves sweep Ryerson to advance in OUA playoffs By Mike St. Jean Sports Editor The OUA playoffs are under way, and Lakehead’s men’s hockey team has found the most opportune time to catch fire. The ‘Wolves found themselves heading into the second round of the playoffs last week, squaring off against the Ryerson Rams and [...]

March 5, 2014

Sports briefs

Compiled by Mike St. Jean Thiel, Quarrel capture Bronze The Thunderwolves track team travelled to the Northwest Open at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on January 20th to compete in an event that featured a contingent of athletes from 15 different schools. Lakehead’s team was led by a pair of third place finishes from [...]

January 29, 2014

Two splits and a sweep

Wolves basketball teams pick up single win each at home, men’s hockey downed in Oshawa By Mike St. Jean Sports Editor ‘Wolves men’s basketball team picks up the split Lakehead’s men’s hoops squad was back at the Thunderdome this weekend, taking on a pair of Toronto based-teams, the U of T Varsity Blues and Ryerson [...]

November 27, 2013

Sports briefs

Compiled by Mike St. Jean Sports Editor   ‘Wolves wrestlers finish near the top in Winnipeg Lakehead’s wrestling team travelled to Winnipeg to continue their season last weekend, squaring off in the Third Annual Wesman Invitational at the University of Winnipeg. Friday’s action consisted of duals in which Lakehead squared off in a team-versus-team matchup [...]

November 20, 2013
Homecoming heartache

Homecoming heartache

‘Wolves hoops squads swept on home opening weekend, hockey and volleyball seasons continue By Mike St. Jean Sports Editor   Ravens, Gee Gees spoil basketball home openers After a long string of road trips, the ‘Wolves basketball teams returned home to the Thunderdome this weekend for their OUA regular season home openers against the Carleton [...]

November 13, 2013

Sports Briefs

Compiled by Mike St. Jean Sports Editor   Thiel, Aulagnon shine at OUAs The Thunderwolves cross-country running team travelled to Hamilton to participate at the OUA Championship on Saturday, October 26. A weekend of heavy rain left the event a “mudfest” of sorts, but the team would not be deterred by the rough conditions. Lakehead’s [...]

November 6, 2013
Women’s hockey review

Women’s hockey review

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 [...]

October 30, 2013
Thunder rocks the Ice

Thunder rocks the Ice

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 [...]

October 30, 2013

There’s no place like home

‘Wolves men’s hockey team sweeps Laurier, hoops teams wrap up the pre-season  By Mike St. Jean Sports Editor Men’s hockey The Thunderwolve’s men’s hockey team was back in action this weekend, taking on the Laurier Golden Hawks in a pair of games at the Fort William Gardens on Friday and Saturday. Lakehead’s hometown fans would [...]

October 30, 2013
You win some, you lose some

You win some, you lose some

Catching up with the ‘Wolves By Mike St. Jean Sports Editor Women’s Volleyball The T-Wolves volleyball regular season got underway this weekend at the LU Thunderdome, with Lakehead pulling off a pair of highly contested, 3-2 victories over the Windsor Lancers. The Thunderwolves came out of the gate strong on Friday, building up a 5-0 [...]

October 23, 2013

Sports Briefs

By Mike St. Jean Sports Editor   While we were away While The Argus was closed for the week preceding Thanksgiving, Lakehead’s athletic season continued moving forward. The ‘Wolves men’s hockey team notched their first wins of the season by defeating the RMC Paladins in back-to-back games at the Fort William Gardens. Both contests ended [...]

October 23, 2013

Sports Briefs

Catching up with the ‘Wolves By Mike St. Jean Sports Editor ‘Wolves cross country team battles at Griak Invitational                 Just over a week ago, Lakehead’s men’s and women’s cross country teams travelled to Minneapolis, MN to compete in the 28th annual Roy Griak Invitational. While rain left the track’s conditions far from ideal, the [...]

October 9, 2013

Thunderwolves sports briefs

A quick look at Lakehead Athletics Compiled by Mike St. Jean Interim Sports Editor   Morrison leaves men’s hoops to join Celtics affiliate Longtime Thunderwolves Head Coach Scott Morrison has taken a professional leave of absence from the CIS to join the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League. The team, which is based [...]

October 2, 2013
The original trail blazers

The original trail blazers

Alex Delvecchio’s #10 Red Wings jersey hangs amongst other greats at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit A look at some of the best, ‘old-school’ hockey talent to come out of Thunder Bay By Mike St. Jean Interim Sports Editor The city of Thunder Bay has always had its share of talent represented in the National [...]

September 24, 2013

New season, new look

Women’s basketball: Will the added recruits push the ‘Wolves to the promise land? By Japhe Albu Contributor The weather is starting to turn cold, which means the basketball season is coming off the back burner. Last year’s women’s basketball team saw Carolyn Fragale being named a Second Team OUA All-Star, and Kelsey Bardsley leading the [...]

September 18, 2013

Repeat in the making?

Probably not but this year does seem exciting. By Japhe Albue Contributor There are large shoes for this year’s men’s basketball team to fill. For those who were living under a rock last year, head coach Scott Morrison and the team made a historic run to the CIS championship game, where they were beat handily [...]

September 18, 2013