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...

Provincial bound

By Arielle Follett After a tight first and third set, the Thunder women’s volleyball team fell short of a win against Durham on Feb. 7. The women fought hard from start to finish, ultimately walking away with a disappointing 3-0 loss against the Lords. The Thunder had some...

Thunder basketballers province’s best

By Katie Dahl and Emma Rick-Hyde They went in undefeated and came out record-breaking champions. As the buzzer filled the gym, players and coaches flooded the court, dancing and chanting in celebration. History was made when the Thunder women’s basketball team became the first to...

Stop sports sexism

By Arielle Follett Complaints have been made for years about the over-sexualization of women’s sports. Issues have been raised by advocacy groups everywhere about the uniforms women wear, the media’s portrayal of female athletes and the fact that women are not taken seriously. To...

Overcoming adversity

By Breanna Adams The sound of fans cheering on their loved ones on the court filled the gymnasium at Algonquin Pembroke campus for the wheelchair basketball fundraiser on Feb. 7. All donations earned from those at the game are directly for the Pembroke Regional Hospital (PRH)...