Thunder Men’s Rugby feel the Sting

By Chris Whan A late-game yellow card assessed to Algonquin turned the tides and allowed Seneca to score 10 points and pull ahead for the win in the last rugby game of the weekend on Oct. 5. The Algonquin Thunder men’s rugby team played passionately but inevitably lost to the...

No Stopping this Thunderstorm.

By Eric Thompson In their final home game of the year the team trailed for the first time in 2014, as the visiting Seneca Sting held a 1-0 lead. It was unfamiliar territory for the Algonquin men’s soccer as they sat at half time, having just surrendered their first goal all...

Thunder Women’s Rugby Stay Undefeated

By Michael Robinson Algonquin’s women’s rugby team rallied for a 29-10 comprehensive win over St. Lawrence College to extend the team’s unbeaten run to this fall’s OCAA final. Using a mixture of speed, smart kicking and crisp ball-handling, the Thunder (3-0) scored five tries and...

Men’s Rugby Drops the Ball

By Jesse Munro Injuries, inexperienced backs and holes in the Thunder’s wide-out defensive game contributed to the eventual fall of the men’s rugby team with a final score of 50-36 against Trent on Sept. 28. With an explosive start that saw both teams with two tries each just 15...

Men’s soccer takes two at home

By: Daniel Katz       The Thunder men’s soccer team added to their perfect season with a thrilling win over the Durham Lords on Sunday, Sept. 14, their second game in as many days. The first half was even, with both teams possessing the ball for roughly equal...

Women’s Thunder is rolling right along

By Erich Engert Charcoal-grey clouds carried in a storm and the Thunder girls soccer team brought the boom on Sept. 13 against the Fleming Knights on the Algonquin College soccer complex. With teammate support, captain and defensive player Melissa Harrison got the ball rolling...

Crossing barriers into Sochi

By Maximilian Moore     Decked out in Olympic Team Canada gear, snowboard in one hand and helmet in the other, John Leslie, the Sochi 2014 Paralympic athlete who lost his knee to bone cancer, sits alone in Algonquin’s Student Commons, thinking. And without knowing it,...

Yeldon recognized as best

By Eric Thompson     One year ago, Phil Yeldon sat across the table from Alwyn Piche as he was announced as the CCAA men’s volleyball player of the year. After seeing the ring Piche was presented, Yeldon turned to his dad and said, “I want that ring.” A year later,...

Still in the lead

By Erich Engert After winning the past three championships, the Thunder women’s basketball team is on its way to the provincial championships in the hopes of claiming their fourth. It started with George Brown, and then one-by-one the Thunder won against each team that came their...

Thunder smites once again

By Emma Rick-Hyde The Thunder men’s volleyball team brought in a win after three straight sets during their home game against Trent University on Jan.24. Algonquin demonstrated a great attack throughout the whole game, and managed to stay focused as they played out their game...