By Ben Lundy The Argus The Lakehead Thunderwolves men’s basketball team’s Cinderella run in the CIS Final 8 tournament came up one game short in Ottawa last weekend. The seventh seeded Thunderwolves took out the second seeded Cape Breton Capers in the quarter finals, then beat the third seeded Ottawa Gee-Gees in the semis, before [...]
Lakehead track team takes new strides at CIS meet By Stephanie Simko Staff Writer A trip to a national competition is a goal all university athletes strive toward. As some of the hardest working athletes in Thunderwolves sports, five members of the Lakehead Track team finally got to savour the rewards of hours spent on [...]
Strange season comes to an end By Noah Cain Sports Editor The Lakehead University men’s hockey team lost 4-2 to the Waterloo Warriors on February 15th and were swept from the playoffs as a result. The first round exit is the program’s second in three years and comes on the heels of a strange season [...]
By Noah Cain Sports Editor Women’s Volleyball The Lakehead University women’s volleyball team was eliminated from the playoffs in straight sets (25-14, 25-18, 25-14) by the York Lions on Saturday, February 16th. The loss draws one of the best volleyball seasons in recent memory to a close. Vanessa Chorkawy, just like the rest of the [...]
By Noah Cain Sports Editor Men’s Basketball The men’s basketball team visited the lowly Western Mustangs January 18th-19th, winning both of the weekend’s games. Friday night, the Thunderwolves won a defensive affair 62-55. The Mustangs had the lead at halftime after outscoring the Thunderwolves 20-8 in the second quarter. The Thunderwolves battled back in the [...]
Looking ahead to races to come By Stephanie Simko Staff Writer The Lakehead University Track team began their indoor season last weekend on the wrong foot. While optimistic about the upcoming season, coach Kip Sigsworth admitted the team had a rough weekend in terms of performance: “The team has the potential to be better than [...]
By Noah Cain Sports Editor Men’s basketball victorious in Winnipeg The men’s basketball team traveled to Winnipeg this holiday season with hopes of challenging the 46th annual Wesmen Classic, hosted by the University of Winnipeg. Competitors included Dikinson St. Blue Hawks (North Dakota), the Brandon Bobcats, the Winnipeg Wesmen, the Mount Royal U Cougars (Calgary, AB), Mayville [...]
A mid-school year look at Lakehead’s sports teams By Noah Cain Sports Editor Well, this is the last issue of The Argus before the semester is over. Let’s take a look at how each of the Thunderwolves varsity teams is doing before we wind down for the holiday season. This past weekend’s games (Nov. 23-25), [...]
Thunderwolves rookie rounds off impressive cross country season By Stephanie Simko Staff Writer Cross country star Dylan Brownremains modest, though he has every reason to brag: the Newmarket, Ontario native recently finished fifth at the CIS Cross Country championship, posted a personal best time of 31:22, earned himself the title of CIS Rookie of the [...]
Catching up with the Thunderwolves By Noah Cain Sports Editor Men’s Hockey The Lakehead University’s men’s hockey team split their series with their rivals from Western, October 26-27 at the Fort William Gardens. On the Friday, Lakeheadsquelched a Western comeback and defeated the Mustangs 3-2. Lakehead’s power-play, which is the best in the CIS at [...]
LU’s hockey team looks to the future in the wake of a change-up on the bench By Esa Keltamaki On October 18, the Thunderwolves hockey program released Joel Scherban from his duties as head coach. That same day, assistant coach Mike Busniuk was named interim head coach, likely for the remainder of the season. “We [...]
Women’s Volleyball Lakehead’s women’s volleyball team lost all three of their games as they toured southern Ontario from October 19-21. On Friday, they were defeated 3-1 (19-25, 5-25, 25-20, 16-25) to the York Lions. Vanessa Chorkway played well, getting 14 kills in the loss. The Thunderwolves failed to rally Saturday afternoon when they lost in [...]
Catch up with the Thunderwolves By Noah Cain Sports Editor Men’s Hockey The Lakehead University Varsity Men’s Hockey team split their series with the York Lions on the weekend of October 12-13. The ‘Wolves struck first on Friday, skating to a 7-3 victory over the visiting Lions; each goal was scored by a different player, [...]
Midnight Madness kicks off Lakehead’s sports season By Stephanie Simko Staff Writer The Outpost was at capacity againon Friday, September 9as Lakehead University’s residence students gathered for the annual Varsity Midnight Madness Pep Rally. Every residence was represented at the event to kick off Lakehead’s varsity sports season.The different houses were colour co-ordinated and went [...]
By Japhe Albu The Lakehead Thunderwolves baseball team is gearing up for its second season, coming off a successful debut last year in division two of the National Club Baseball Association (in which they are the only Canadian team). Since they are a club, and not a varsity, team, they are allowed to play in [...]
The Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Wrestling Championships were held in the Thunderdome on Feb. 24 and 25.
The men’s Hockey team played a three game series against the Windsor Lancers in round two of the OUA championships on Feb. 22, 24, and 25.
On Feb. 15, 17, and 18, the men’s Hockey team took on the Guelph Gryphons in the quarter finals of the OUA playoffs. LU won the series two games to one, with scores being 5–4 for the Gryphons, 5–1 for the ‘Wolves, and 3-2 in the deciding game.
Thunderwolves close the season with a pair of wins Amy Szybalski Staff Writer The Lakehead Thunderwolves defeated the Brock Badgers 4-2 on Friday night and 6-4 on Saturday night at the Fort William Gardens. Although the ‘Wolves started off playing well, Brock was able to capitalize on chances first when Thomas Stajan got one past [...]
The women’s basketball team lost a pair of tough games to the Brock Badgers, 77-70 in overtime on Friday and 78-55 on Saturday.