Articles by: Ryan Skilton

Ice guru’s family makes donation to the MAC

Ice guru’s family makes donation to the MAC

He was known to many of his peers simply as the “ice man.” Doug Moore — whose youngest daughter, Deborah Wilcock, recently made a $53,000 scholarship donation to Ryerson’s Athletic Department in her father’s memory — only lived through the first 17 years of his ice-making company’s life, but made a lasting impression on those he knew, and he did […]

by Ryan Skilton· · Rams Athletics, Sports
The Ryerson women's basketball team was able to create time and space on the offensive side of the ball, controlling the play and opening up high-percentage shots. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

Women’s basketball team advances to OUA Final Four for the first time in Ryerson history

Ryerson’s women’s basketball team is moving on to the OUA Final Four for the first time in school history after a convincing 73-47 quarter-final victory over the Ottawa Gee-Gees, on Saturday at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The Rams were able to overcome an Ottawa team ranked No. 1 in the OUA in terms of defence. Led by star guard Keneca […]

by Ryan Skilton· · Basketball, Sports
The Ryerson men's basketball team beat the Laurier Golden Hawks 105-59 in the 2015 CIS quarter-finals at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. (Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Rams men’s basketball team demolishes Laurier Golden Hawks

Ryerson’s men’s basketball team is headed to the OUA Final Four after crushing the Laurier Golden Hawks, 105-59, in their quarter-finals match Saturday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The Rams were under pressure after their female counterparts defeated the Ottawa Gee-Gees in the first half of a double-header at the MAC. But the men did not disappoint. Led by […]

by Ryan Skilton· · Basketball, Sports
Athletic department instils winning culture in Rams athletes

Athletic department instils winning culture in Rams athletes

When Ryerson athletics director Ivan Joseph was hired back in 2009, he had a vision. That vision was to produce something the university had never really had in its past: a winning sports culture. Six years later, Ryerson’s varsity sports teams are competing at levels they’ve never competed at before. The men’s soccer team made the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) […]

by Ryan Skilton· · Basketball, Sports
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Coaching beyond the rink

Coaching hockey at the university level can be a daunting task – one that requires patience, dedication and a drive to win. But perhaps the most difficult part of the job is coping with the emotional roller-coaster ride that is a hockey season. When the lights go out and everybody goes back to their personal lives, it’s expected coaches do […]

by Ryan Skilton· · Hockey, Sports
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