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Coach Lisa Haley talks women’s hockey

Coach Lisa Haley talks women’s hockey

As a young kid, Lisa Haley found herself playing road hockey in the backyard with her two older brothers, describing it as a natural fit for her. The Ryerson Rams’ first women’s hockey coach has come a long way from those days. She’s leaving Ryerson University for Sochi, Russia, where she will be the assistant coach for the Canadian national […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Hockey, RyersonianTV, Sports, Webcasts
Ryerson Rams women's hockey team, 2013

Skating into the season with a new strategy

  Last year’s Ryerson Rams women’s hockey coach is heading to Sochi for the year, but her replacement, interim coach Pierre Alain, plans on bringing the Sochi style to her team while she’s away. Alain, a coach who brings 27 years of experience to the team along with a couple gold medals with Canada’s national women’s teams, is hoping to […]

by Hayley Morrison· · Hockey, Sports, Uncategorized
Baseball Player Brittany Chan

Brittany Chan: Strikes out in bid to make men’s baseball team

    She never thought her gender would be an issue during her tryout for the Ryerson Rams baseball team, but being the only woman on the field brought Brittany Chan some unexpected attention. After all the questions were answered and cameras were put away, the Ryerson Rams began their inaugural season with a 5-3 victory over the University of […]

by Hayley Morrison· · Baseball, Sports

VIDEO: An inside look at the Ryerson Women’s Hockey team

by Amanda Kline· · Hockey, Sports, Uncategorized

An interview with Rams catcher Keith Capstick

by Ryersonian Staff· · Baseball, RyersonianTV, Sports, Webcasts
IN PHOTOS: Rams win first baseball game of season

IN PHOTOS: Rams win first baseball game of season

by Chantale Dahmer· · Baseball, In pictures, News, Sports

VIDEO: Rams win season opener against Laurentian

by Nicholas Carafa· · Sports
Ram's coach Ben Rana discusses the win with Sonian's Nicholas Carafa

Live blog: Rams’ baseball franchise makes a winning start

Liveblog edited by Marie Alcober.

by Nicholas Carafa· · Sports

VIDEO: Ryerson students react to Burke’s Calgary Flames job

by Ryersonian Staff· · Hockey, Sports

Looking to bulk up? Calm the nerves? A work-out for all many needs

During the past five weeks at The Ryersonian I’ve spent my fair share of time at the gym, sweating it out to give students some information on the classes offered here at Ryerson. I’ve tried various classes to include all types of workouts. So, take a look to see my recommendations for every type of gym-goer.   Strength trainer: Kettlebell […]

by Rebecca Williams· · Sports

Graduating Rams reflect on their Ryerson legacy

  Michael Paolo – electrical engineering It’s Ryerson Rams’ hockey player Michael Paolo’s fifth and final year and his graduation may signify a permanent storage of his skates. “Currently I don’t have any plans of continuing my hockey career,” he says. “I have played hockey for 22 years of my life and I think it’s time to close that chapter […]

Dancing Brazil’s deadly Capoeira

Dancing Brazil’s deadly Capoeira

A man fumbles and falls to the ground. Urgent drumming fills the space around him. He quickly climbs to his feet as another man’s leg skims his head. The two mirror one another in a dance. Crouched low to the ground they circle each other, moving closer and closer. One man flips in the air as the other sweeps the […]

by Lindsay Smith· · Sports
Maple Leaf Gardens gets historical nod from ESPN

Maple Leaf Gardens gets historical nod from ESPN

Maple Leaf Gardens, now Ryerson’s Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) has been ranked tenth this week on ESPN’s Top 10 most historic North American stadiums. “This is an exciting time for us. We are busy, but busy in a good way. This recent announcement from ESPN helps to put us up on the map,” said Keith Baulk, general manager at the MAC. “It […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Rams Athletics, Sports
Reid lunges for the birdie at the OUA Badminton Championships two weeks ago.

Ryerson Ram Dayvon Reid ready for badminton nationals after battling injury

Dayvon Reid is nursing leg injuries, studying for exams, and on top of that, heading to the Canadian University Badminton Championships in Montreal in three days. “I haven’t really checked in with my doctor,” said Reid about whether he’ll be ready to play competitive badminton on March 23. “I also have assignments and a midterm coming up; I haven’t even […]

Will the Mattamy Athletic Centre ever make back the cash?

Will the Mattamy Athletic Centre ever make back the cash?

Though its priority is to tend to the university and its students, the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) has been generating revenue from third-party sources to help speed up the process of breaking even. In the seven months since its August opening, the MAC has generated about $1.2 million in gross revenue. “We have had a lot of events held here […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Rams Athletics, Sports
A League Of Her Own: Brittany Chan on verge of making history at Ryerson

A League Of Her Own: Brittany Chan on verge of making history at Ryerson

Brittany Chan is hoping to do something this fall that no woman in the history of Ryerson has ever done — compete on a men’s varsity team. Chan, a first-year business student in hospitality and tourism, currently holds a conditional roster spot with the newly formed Ryerson baseball team, after impressing the coaching staff during the first round of tryouts […]

by Dan Berlin· · Baseball, Sports
Rams basketball players score big at Athletic Awards

Rams basketball players score big at Athletic Awards

On Friday evening, Ryerson athletes and coaches traded in their jerseys and whistles for button-up shirts and colourful dresses for Ryerson’s 65th Annual Athletic Awards ceremony. Over 50 awards were given out at the celebration, held at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Early on in the ceremony, Parvinder Sachdeva won the Claude Lajeunesse Award, given for achieving a level of academic […]

by Lindsay Smith· · Rams Athletics, Sports
Graduating Rams reflect on their Ryerson legacy

Graduating Rams reflect on their Ryerson legacy

    Michael Paolo – electrical engineering It’s Ryerson Rams’ hockey player Michael Paolo’s fifth and final year and his graduation may signify a permanent storage of his skates. “Currently I don’t have any plans of continuing my hockey career,” he says. “I have played hockey for 22 years of my life and I think it’s time to close that […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Rams Athletics, Sports
Ryerson curling: The forgotten past

Ryerson curling: The forgotten past

Like most competitive curlers, life got in the way for Bradley Sumner. A successful career in financial planning, getting married, having kids — all things that lead even the top curlers to walk away today. He could have continued for the fun of it, but he wasn’t interested in the camaraderie.  If he couldn’t put the time in, it wasn’t […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Curling, Sports