Men’s Thunder redeem themselves with Vikings

By Safia Hashi and Mat LaBranche Redemption and recovery were on the minds of the Thunder men’s basketball team on Friday Nov. 21 as they beat out the Vikings 59–45, coming back from a shaky start to the season. The Thunder kick-started the weekend with a strong 14-point lead and...

Women’s Thunder continue their winning streak over Loyalist

By Mat LaBranche Algonquin women’s basketball team continued their annihilation of the OCAA East division with a 73-46 win over the Loyalist Lancers on Nov. 22, leaving them with a perfect 8-0 record as they sit comfortably atop the standings heading into the winter break. The...

Men’s Thunder comes up shy to Loyalist

By Mat LaBranche Algonquin men’s basketball team once again rallied for a late comeback and came up just shy, this time to the Loyalist Lancers, losing 71-65 on Nov. 22. A first quarter which saw both sides trade baskets back-and-forth couldn’t have been a more deceiving...

Men’s early lead gets struck down

By Mat LaBranche The gymnasium bleachers were packed full for the Nov. 7 men’s basketball home opener that went right down to the final buzzer, as Algonquin put up a valiant effort in hopes of putting a dent in Durham’s perfect 2-0 record. The Thunder held a lead for the...

Thunder takes Lords throne

By Mat LaBranche Algonquin’s women’s basketball team did not disappoint in front of a crowd full of supporters in their home opener Nov. 7, with a convincing 83-55 win over the Durham Lords, and remain unbeaten on the season. The impact of the crowd could be felt even before...

Thunder Men’s Soccer lose Bronze Medal Semi-Final to NIAT

By Eric Thompson The Algonquin Thunder were shocked by last night’s shootout loss to the VIU Mariners. Today, they were completely disheartened. After controlling the play on a chilling morning in Oakville, the Thunder failed to capitalize on any scoring opportunities, eventually...

Thunder Men Lose Nail-biter Semi-final to VIU

By Eric Thompson The sky opened up and it began to rain as full time ended and the Algonquin men’s soccer team was tied 2-2 with Vancouver Island University (VIU). Perhaps it was symbolism, as the Thunder’s chances of a gold medal were washed away, losing 4-3 in penalty...

Thunder Men’s Soccer Overrun Keyano in Opener at CCAA Nationals

By Eric Thompson Algonquin jumped out to a lead two minutes into the game and never looked back, trouncing the Keyano Huskies 7-0 in the lid-lifter of the CCAA men’s soccer championship. The number one-seeded Thunder were led by Kishoyian Kipusi who had four goals in the second...

Women’s soccer continues winning streak

By Jaclyn McRae With an unbeatable winning streak this season that saw not a single goal scored against them, the Algonquin Thunder women’s soccer team was poised to win. Hosting Cambrian College’s Golden Shield on Friday, Oct. 24, they didn’t disappoint in the...

Men’s Soccer Wins OCAA Championship

They came in with the best record in OCAA soccer, and after two hard-fought games, the Algonquin men’s soccer team proved they were the best team in Ontario. They capped the weekend with a 1-0 extra-time win over the Humber Hawks (6-0-2) to capture their first provincial gold...
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