Men’s basketball snaps six-game losing streak

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter The Canisius men’s basketball team ended their six-game losing streak on Wednesday when they beat the Robert Morris Colonials, 68-62. Canisius has had a rough start to the season. They started their campaign with a trip down in Florida, where they played in the AdvoCare Invitational. The Griffs … [Read more...]

Canisius takes split against Army West Point

By Jay Ashdown Sports Reporter The Griffs returned from West Point, N.Y., this week after splitting against Army West Point. The first game was a back-and-forth tilt, in which the two teams were tied 3-3 after two periods of play. However, a power-play goal by Army’s Zach Evancho with 5:40 remaining in the third period rallied the … [Read more...]

Griffs to face New York State foe Union after break

By Vinnie Christiano III Sports Contributor While the majority of the Canisius student body prepare themselves for New Years Eve, the hockey team will travel four hours east of campus for a two-game series against the Union Dutchmen of the ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference). This non-conference series in Schenectady is just … [Read more...]

Bearcats sweep Griffs, concluding fall portion of season

By Matthew Duke Communications Director Binghamton swept both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams this past weekend. The men were defeated 191-108, while the women fell to the Bearcats 200-100. The Griffs’ women’s team started the day when a relay unit consisting of Maddy Chapin, Kelsey Childress, Ashlynn Gilfillan and … [Read more...]

Stockard, Bonnies hand Griffs sixth straight loss

By Aidan Joly Assistant Sports Editor Canisius started out hot but two substantial stretches by St. Bonaventure proved to be too much for the Griffs as they fell, 70-55, on Wednesday night at the Reilly Center in Olean. With eight minutes remaining in the first half, Canisius held a 17-14 lead against their Atlantic 10 foe, but the … [Read more...]

One thing is clear: It’s not the MAAC’s year

By Aidan Joly Assistant Sports Editor Watching MAAC basketball for the first couple weeks of the season, one thing has become very clear to me: the conference is down this year. Following Marist’s win over Ivy League foe Dartmouth in Northern Ireland on Thursday morning, they now are tied with seven other squads for the most wins so … [Read more...]

Rebounding plagues Griffs in winless Florida trip

By Canio Marasco III Sports Reporter Last week, the Canisius men’s basketball team traveled to Florida for the AdvoCare Invitational, where they played some of the best teams in the country. The Griffs’ first game in the tournament was against Villanova, a team currently ranked 23rd in the nation by the Associated Press. As one … [Read more...]

Army to welcome Griffs for weekend series

By Vinnie Christiano III Sports Contributor This weekend, the Canisius Golden Griffins hockey team will travel to Tate Rink in West Point, N.Y., to take on the Army Black Knights. The Black Knights, who are 7-7-1 overall and 6-5-1 in Atlantic Hockey action, are hosting the Griffs in the last two games of a four-game homestand, where … [Read more...]

Jerry’s shorthanded tally lifts Griffs

By Jay Ashdown Sports Reporter The Griffs capped off their weekend against Sacred Heart with a late win on Saturday. Canisius started off the two-game series tying with Sacred Heart on Friday, 3-3. Dylan McLaughlin, Nick Hutchison and Kevin Obssuth accounted for the three Golden Griffin goals. Blake Weyrick made 26 saves in the … [Read more...]

Reese remains dedicated to the Griffs

By Mike Pesarchick Copy Editor Isaiah Reese is a humble guy. Canisius’ blue-chip guard was recently named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Preseason Player of the Year after earning All-MAAC honors last year, the first sophomore to do so since Michael Meeks in 1994. The Miami, Fla. native led the Griffs last season … [Read more...]

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