Masking the mental struggle: Clint Malarchuk’s journey

By John Hollinger Griffin Reporter On March 22, 1989 Buffalo Sabres goaltender Clint Malarchuk was involved in one of the most horrific accidents in sports history. The former NHL player and coach returned to Buffalo to speak at Canisius College on April 25, 2017 and shared moments about his incident on the ice and beyond. After … [Read more...]

A year in sports

By Adam Duke Assistant Sports Editor As is typical of all sports programs, Canisius athletics had its ups and downs in the 2016-17 season. In the fall, the men’s cross country team finished in second place in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The Iona Gaels dominated the race, taking spots one through eight. Galen Snyder … [Read more...]

Lacrosse clinches MAAC Tournament berth despite loss

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s lacrosse team clinched a spot in the MAAC tournament despite dropping their penultimate regular season game to the Monmouth Hawks. The Griffs entered the game against the Hawks with a chance to take first place and ensure their spot in the MAAC tournament. The Hawks came out … [Read more...]

Quit it with mock drafts

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor The NFL Draft, for some, has the makings of being a national holiday. For the three days that the draft takes, people will glue themselves to television screens at home, or at their local watering hole. For me, personally, the NFL Draft is overrated. Don’t at me. People spend not days or weeks, but … [Read more...]

Baseball red hot after winning four of last five

By Sam Brouwere Sports Reporter Over the past week, the Griffs’ baseball team won four games of the five that they played. Last Saturday, the Griffs started the weekend with the opening game of a home doubleheader against the Rider Broncs with a 4-3 win. The Griffs were down early in the game before they bounced back in the third … [Read more...]

Hanes finishes third at MAAC Tournament

By Marshall Haim Sports Editor Freshman David Hanes shot an even-par 72 on the final day of the MAAC Golf Championships in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. to finish third at the annual conference tournament held at Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course. Hanes tied the best shot total out of the five Canisius representatives with his even-par 72. … [Read more...]

What ever happened to the Canisius Football team? Part II

By John Hollinger Sports Reporter In Part I we relived the history of the football team prior to the 50’s-- which included turning down the likes of Vince Lombardi as head coach. In the final part of this two-part series, we relive the football times from 1950- 2002. Although they lost their first and only pro-bowl game ever in 1948 … [Read more...]

Finding their place: Baseball eighth in MAAC, three games out of first

By Adam Duke Sports Reporter After struggling in their series against the Marist Red Foxes that left them sitting at 2-4 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, the Griffs battled back to win two series, the first against the University at Buffalo Bulls and the second against the Siena Saints. On the weekend of April 8, the … [Read more...]

Griffs poised to battle for first

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter After a 3-0 start to conference play, the Canisius men’s lacrosse team has dropped two straight games, as they prepare to battle for first place against the Monmouth Hawks. The Griffs third conference match-up of the season was against the Siena Saints, a team who entered the game with a 1-10 overall … [Read more...]

Women’s lacrosse beats Quinnipiac, prepares for Fairfield

by Sam Brouwere Sports Reporter The Griffs’ women’s lacrosse team defeated the Quinnipiac Bobcats by a score of 22-4 last Saturday at the Demske Sports Complex. At 4:05 into the game, sophomore Julia Corrice scored the first goal for the Bobcats. Then, not long after, senior Ashley Bull of the Griffs tied the game up with a goal … [Read more...]

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