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...]

Changing The Rein

By Marshall Haim Assistant Sports Editor A week after every student left campus for their summer vacations, the Canisius men’s basketball program called for a press conference on Friday, May 20. The press conference was a shock to many people as Athletic Director Bill Maher and the men’s basketball Head Coach Jim Baron were to … [Read more...]

The Griffs are Still Trying to “Click”: Transfer Pauls finally makes debut

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter After starting the season slow, largely due to scoring, the Griffs are still struggling to find the back of the net. One player, sophomore transfer Will Pauls, could help the Griffs quell this nagging issue. The Griffs traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to play the Bucknell Bisons, a team that … [Read more...]

Griffs Start the Season Slow

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The Griffs ended last season with one true problem – goal scoring. This season, the narrative hasn’t changed. After a 1-3 start, Coach Dermot McGrane has been miffed by the Griffs’ lack of scoring touch. In the Griffs’ first game of the season, they traveled to Binghamton University to play the … [Read more...]

From Baltimore to Nairobi: Canisius adds four new Griffs: Freshmen and transfers replace key positions

By Aaron Rispoli Assistant Sports Editor Six of the 13 faces you’ll come to see over the next five months are new additions to the Griffs men’s basketball team. Three are transfers, two are redshirt freshman and one made the team during this year’s open tryouts. Following the end of the 2014 season, Canisius basketball graduated … [Read more...]

The Griffs Finally Look “Dangerous”: An offensive outpouring helps the Griffs snap their losing streak

By Canio Marasco Sports Reporter The Griffs men’s soccer, after suffering four one-goal losses, felt almost defeated and were nearly out of ideas on how to increase offensive production. After playing a stretch of three fixtures, where the team lost each match 1-0, the Griffs had dropped to the bottom of the Metro Atlantic … [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...]

Dead Arms: Canisius Pitching continues to be Achilles heel

by Aaron Rispoli Sports Reporter The weather is starting to get warmer, the birds are flying north for summer and believe it or not we are just about one month away from the freedom that summer provides. Luckily, there’s not much to complain about this time of the year. However, one group of gentlemen should not wake up filled with … [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...]

Ousted in Rochester: Griffs’ season ends with 2-1 loss to RIT

by CJ Gates Sports Editor There were a lot things for the Griffs to overcome last Friday night as they took on the lower-seeded Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers. First, the Griffs were technically considered the home team in the matchup because they came into the game as the higher-seed. But, as always the final two … [Read more...]


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