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...]

Griffs start season off strong with a big win at Little Three Championship

By Samuel Brouwere Sports Reporter The Griffs’ Cross Country team has started off their season on the right track at the Little Three Championship, as both the men’s and women’s teams finished in first place over rivals Niagara and St. Bonaventure. The men’s team finished in first place with a team score of 15. The Niagara … [Read more...]

Men and women’s cross country prepare for MAAC Championship: Griffs gain momentum after Canisius Alumni Classic

By Samuel Brouwere Sports Reporter The Griff’s cross country team just keeps on running. The Griffs are approaching the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship that will be ran October 31 in Pennington, NJ. The Griff’s are coming off the Canisius Alumni Classic race at Delaware Park, in which they performed very well. The … [Read more...]

Not a total loss

By: Dominic Chamberlain Sports Editor The Griffs men’s cross country team came close to defending their win from last year in the National Catholic Championship. How close? Just one point away from repeating as champs. The Griffs returned to South Bend, Indiana on 18 Sept. to once again race in the home of the Fighting Irish. … [Read more...]

“Rust Buster”: Griffs look forward to a tough race at Notre Dame

By: Dominic Chamberlain Sports Editor Quietly, the Griffs Men’s cross country team are preparing to return to an event as defending champions. The event in question is the National Catholic Championship in South Bend, Indiana; known better to us all as the University of Notre Dame.   Last year, the Griffs went down to the home … [Read more...]

Root focused and ready to retake the track

Nick Foraker Sports Reporter Outdoor track like any other sport has runners who get injured and need to either to take their workouts easier or wait to get better. But there are some injuries that take a runner out for an entire season and keep them from competing at all. Unfortunately, this was the case of Brennan Root last year … [Read more...]

Huckle commits to Boston

Nate Huckle found difficulty in digesting the news surrounding the terror imposed on this year’s Boston Marathon. A five-time participant himself, he exudes a sense of familiarity with the race that would go unfound in most other people – he refers to it simply as “Boston.” So when news of the bombings was brought to his attention, … [Read more...]

Maloy, Griffs prepare for Catholic Nationals

[Editor's note: This is an archived article. It was originally published on Sept. 14, 2012] By Jourdon LaBarber Sports Writer Chad Maloy knows this weekend’s event at the National Catholic Championships at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. will showcase a degree of competition drastically different from what he … [Read more...]


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