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...]

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...]

The Penultimate Game Approaches: Final game against Detroit will decide who heads to the MAAC tournament

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The Griffs suffered two large defeats this past week against the Quinnipiac Bobcats and the Robert Morris Colonials. The two setbacks have made the Griffs final game against the Detroit Titans a must win. The Griffs first loss of the week came against the Bobcats. The Griffs started the game … [Read more...]

The Griffs Fight to “Fill their Gas Tank”: After a 1-1 start, the Griffs have fallen to 2-4 after a four game skid

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter After starting the season 1-1, with an encouraging win against the Vermont Catamounts in Canada, the team has since gone 1-3, including a heartbreaking loss in double overtime against the Hobart Statesmen. The Griffs started their 1-3 skid against the Statesmen. The Griffs looked to be in control … [Read more...]

“Learn How to Win”: Looking to bounce back following a tough loss against Hobart

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The Griffs lost a heartbreaker to the Hobart Statesmen in double overtime on Tuesday. Despite playing well again, the Griffs collapsed in the fourth quarter, a common theme thus far this season. The Griffs lost to the Statesmen 8-7 in double overtime. The Griffs had a commanding 6-3 lead into … [Read more...]

Season begins with a split: After a few tweaks, the team hopes to hit their stride early this season

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The Griffs men’s lacrosse team have started the season by splitting their first two games with a win and a loss. Although the Griffs took a tough loss against the Boston University Terriers, they were able to bounce back with a win against the Vermont Catamounts. In their first game this season, … [Read more...]

Two goals become one

by Dominic Chamberlain Sports Editor It’s been said week after week but it remains true; the Griffs still have a shot at the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament. And for the first time in a long time they have some good momentum going as they head into their final game of the season. The momentum comes in the form of a … [Read more...]

MAAC tourney still possible

By Dominic Chamberlain Sports Editor For the men’s lacrosse team, a shot at the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship is still a possibility. It’s a long shot but a possibility none the less. It wasn’t the result anyone was hoping for in the Griffs latest conference matchup against Quinnipiac. The team came out strong … [Read more...]

Lack of wins not diminishing postseason hopes

by Dominic Chamberlain Sports Reporter The season for Griffs lacrosse team hasn’t been the best season by far, but it may not be a lost cause as they prepare for two huge conference games. It’s definitely not the season anyone on the team, or the fans, wished for as the Griffs only have two wins to their name this year. The … [Read more...]


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