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...]

Rivalry victory at the Demske

By Robert Janish Senior Sports Writer The annual Canisius-Niagara game is important more than ever this year. With each team currently 1-1 in the MAAC, this matchup is decisive for both teams and could be crucial in seeding should either one make the playoffs. The two teams got off to its usual fast-paced start, and it was, for … [Read more...]

Griffs travel to Fairfield for 2016 MAAC opener

By Robert Janish Senior Sports Writer After a 2-4 nonconference record, the Golden Griffins will travel to Connecticut to take on the Fairfield Stags, which will kick off their 2016 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference schedule. Last year, the two teams met at the Demske Sports Complex in a game that resulted in a 4-1 victory for the … [Read more...]

Canisius travels to UB in next chapter of cross-town rivalry

By Robert Janish Senior Sports Writer After a below average 2-3 start to their 2016 campaign, the women's soccer team will travel to the University at Buffalo on Friday, September 9, to take on the Bulls. The Golden Griffins have earned victories in their last two contests, picking up wins over the Robert Morris Colonials and the … [Read more...]

Injuries still plague Griffs

By: Canio Marasco Sports Reporter Although the beginning of the season has been riddled with injuries, the Griffs understand that a successful campaign will require more than wins, it will take great perseverance. The Griffs season has begun tumultuously. They were able to begin with a respectable 2-3-2 record. However, this … [Read more...]

Stuck in the middle: Clark’s crew jammed into fourth place tie

By: Robert Janish Senior Sports Writer After the first three games of their 2015 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference schedule, the Golden Griffins sit at 1-2. The Griffs also find themselves in the midst of a three-way tie for fourth place overall, with the Siena Saints and Marist Red Foxes. The Griffs beat the Red Foxes in overtime … [Read more...]

Griffs hoping for hot start to MAAC play

By: Robert Janish Sports Contributor Despite having a 2-5-2 overall record in non-conference play in 2015, Coach Clark and his team enter this weekend confident in their ability to begin their Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference schedule on the right foot. Starting it off on the road against both the Manhattan Jaspers and … [Read more...]

Griffs enter road trip searching for victories

By: Robert Janish Jr Senior Sports Writer It has been a rough go of it so far for first-year coach Todd Clark and his squad, earning only two wins in seven contests, along with three losses and a couple matches that ended in ties as well. Despite sending a very powerful message with a 16-1 win over Hampton to kick off the year, … [Read more...]

Women’s Soccer Falls to St. Bonaventure

By Alex Beilman Sports Reporter The Canisius College women’s soccer team fell by a score of 2-0 to the St. Bonaventure Bonnies Wednesday night at the Demske Sports complex, falling to 1-2-0 on the season after shutting out Youngstown State on Sunday afternoon and falling to Cleveland State in the season opener. “You … [Read more...]

Tock, Griffs shut out Duquesne

[Editor's note: This is an archived article. It was originally published on Sept. 21, 2012] By Alex Beilman Sports Writer The Canisius College women’s soccer team snapped a two-game losing streak on Friday night, beating Duquesne, 2-0. Junior Brianna Smith scored the game winner early in the second half and junior goalkeeper … [Read more...]

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