Post Tagged with: "Ryerson Rams"

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Intense and introverted: A Carly Clarke profile

A look at Ryerson’s women’s basketball head coach and her rise in the coaching ranks.

by Brianne Spiker· · Basketball, Sports
Ryerson men's volleyball player, Uchenna Ofoha, gets his sprained ankle worked on at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. (Courtesy Luke Galati)

Repairing Ryerson’s athletes

With injuries inevitable, Ryerson’s athletic therapy department has the task of getting the Rams ready for game time.

by Brianne Spiker· · Rams Athletics, Sports
Jaime Hills behind the mic on a local Ryerson Rams broadcast. (Courtesy Christian Ryan)

Ryerson basketball player becomes broadcaster: Inside Jaime Hills’ journey

How Jaime Hills went from playing in the big-game to covering nationals live on-air with Sportsnet in just one year.

by Luke Galati· · Basketball, Features, Sports
Ryerson fans look on as the Rams play the St. Mary's Huskies at the U Sports Final 8 in Halifax. Photo by Luke Galati/Ryersonian Staff

RamPack: Life on the road for the Ryerson fans in Halifax to support their team

The RamPack take their show on the road to the East Coast to cheer on the Rams in the Final 8.

The Ryerson Rams men's basketball team with the OUA championship trophy. (Andrea Vacl/Ryersonian Staff)

Championship state of mind

Ryerson moves into nationals as the No. 1 seed.

by Luke Galati· · Basketball, Sports
The Ryerson Rams men's basketball team with the OUA championship trophy. (Andrea Vacl/Ryersonian Staff)

U Sports men’s basketball Final 8 preview

Ryerson sits at the top going into nationals for the second year in a row.

by Brianne Spiker· · Basketball, Sports
Rams' outside hitter Veronica Livingston had a team-high 15 kills in a quarter-final win over Guelph. (Christopher Blanchette/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson edges Guelph to earn berth in OUA semifinals

Ryerson’s women’s volleyball team ended its game against the Guelph Gryphons with a victory, securing its spot in the OUA semifinals.

by Christopher Blanchette· · Sports, Volleyball
Ryerson Rams women's lead Teagan Walton (centre, low) delivers her rock as vice Nicole Titkai (left) and second Audrey Wallbank (right) prepare to sweep during the final of the 2017 OUA Curling Championship in Oshawa on Monday, February 20, 2017. The Rams were defeated in the final, losing 6-4 to the Laurentian Voyageurs.

Women’s curling team takes OUA silver after loss to Laurentian in final

To say that the Ryerson Rams women’s curling teams finished strong at the OUA Curling Championship would be a gross understatement. After starting the round robin 1-3, the women won their final three games to finish 4-3 and qualify for the playoffs as the fourth seed in Pool A. Combined with the men winning their final four round robin games […]

by Michael Norton· · Curling, Sports
Ryerson Rams women's skip Maggie Macintosh (centre, low) delivers a rock as lead Teagan Walton (right) and second Audrey Wallbank (left) prepare to sweep during the Rams' quarterfinal game against the Brock Badgers at the 2017 OUA Curling Championship in Oshawa on Sunday, February 19, 2017. The Rams would upset the Badgers with a 6-5 win to advance to the semifinals.

Brock Rocked: Rams upset Badgers in OUA quarterfinals

  The Ryerson Rams’ women’s curling team already had enough of an argument to be deemed a “Cinderella story”. After falling to 1-3 to start the round robin at the 2017 OUA Curling Championship, the Rams won their final three games and managed to sneak into the fourth and final playoff spot in their pool. But if there were any […]

by Michael Norton· · Curling, Sports
Ryerson Rams men's skip Stuart Leslie (left) directs his sweepers, vice Alex Champ (left-centre) and lead Jonathan U (right-centre), during their game against the Brock Badgers at the 2017 OUA Curling Championship in Oshawa on Sunday, February 19, 2017. The Rams went on to defeat the Badgers 5-4.

Rams continue winning ways at OUAs, women make playoffs

Both Ryerson Rams curling teams needed wins on the final day of the round robin of the OUA Curling Championship to stay in the hunt for playoff berths. Continuing their fine form from day 3, both Rams teams went perfect for the second straight day. Although the men’s teams were unable to get the help they needed from results in […]

by Michael Norton· · Curling, Sports
Ryerson Rams lead Jonathan U (left) and second Henry Lin (right) sweep a rock as it approaches the far hog line at the 2017 OUA Curling Championship in Oshawa on Friday, February 17, 2017.

Rams curling teams suffer winless second day at OUAs

Seven games are all that are guaranteed for teams at the OUA Curling Championship. The teams that are allowed to play more – the ones that make the playoffs – are those with the smallest margins of error. Both Ryerson Rams teams went winless in the second day of the round robin, and their margin of error for the rest […]

by Michael Norton· · Curling, Sports
Ryerson's Mattamy Athletics Centre. Ryersonian file photo.

Finding a winning formula for male athlete of the year

Explaining why the Ryerson male athlete of the year award has gone to the same three teams over the past 25 years.

by Jordan Arseneault· · Rams Athletics, Sports
Valentine's Day treats. (Wikimedia Commons)

Valentine’s Day DIY gifts

Broke? Not about jewelry? Or chocolates? Watch as Ryersonian TV’s Emma Kimmerly takes you through how to make some cheap — and hilarious — Valentine’s Day gifts.

by Emma Kimmerly· · Arts & Life, Videos
Captain Michael Fine and the Rams sported their new Nike designed jerseys at Thursday's home opener. (James Tozer)

Michael Fine: Cementing his legacy at Ryerson

Growing up in Toronto, Ryerson Rams’ captain Michael Fine remembers watching his hockey idol, Doug Gilmour, play at Maple Leaf Gardens. Little did he know Gilmour would eventually become his coach, and that his career with the Rams would be spent playing under the same roof his favourite player once did.

by Jordan Arseneault· · Hockey, Sports
Ryerson Dragon Boat Club members race in a relay at the 2017 Ontario University Indoor Championships held in the SLC. (Jordan Arseneault/ Ryersonian)

Ryerson Rams Dragon Boat Club tests paddlers individually at Ontario University Indoor Championships

In a team sport, how much weight does each individual really carry? Dragon boat racing is a sport where the team that works together, wins. What happens when you dismantle that team and test each paddler  on their own strength and endurance in an intense indoor competition? On Saturday, Ryerson’s dragon boat team competed in the fifth-annual Ontario University Indoor […]

by Madonna Dennis· · Sports, Videos
Ryerson's C'airah Gabriel-Robinson fights for a loose ball during yesterday 91-75 win in St Catharines. (Tagwa Moyo/Ryersonian)

In Photos: Ryerson’s weekend basketball games versus Brock

Last night’s Ryerson basketball games against the Brock Badgers in St. Catharines, Ont. in pictures.

by Thabo Moyo· · Basketball, Sports
(Courtesy Chayonika Chandra)

Things to do this weekend (Nov. 25-27)

The cold weather has finally come, but that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck indoors. Put on something to you keep you warm and go to some events happening this weekend in Toronto. 1. The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Follow +RT for a chance to win a pair of tickets to #JingleBallNorth Nov 25 (minors require parental consent) Rules: https://t.co/cFz61mPU15 […]

(Courtesy Chayonika Chandra)

Things to do this weekend (Nov. 11-13)

1. Friday Night Live at the Royal Ontario Museum Honour & celebrate all heroes, both real & mythical, this Friday! #FNLROM! https://t.co/MbMboBo5VI pic.twitter.com/NKXNtyz5kb — Royal Ontario Museum (@ROMtoronto) November 9, 2016 There are always places to party in Toronto on the weekend, but nothing as unique as The ROM Friday Night After Hours. This weeks theme is “Tribute”, meaning the art gallery will have […]

Roy Rana coaching the Rams during the CIS Final 8 during the 2014-2015 season (Courtesy Alex D'Addese)

Coach Rana returns

One of the most high-profile coaches in Canadian university basketball is back behind the Ryerson bench. Head coach Roy Rana, who built the Ryerson men’s basketball program into a national powerhouse, is back behind the Rams’ bench after taking a year-long sabbatical during the 2015-2016 season. Rana did not disclose much information when he initially announced his sabbatical, but he […]

by Hailey Salvian· · Basketball, News, Sports
The Ryerson Men’s soccer team celebrates Jamie Baker’s game-winning goal  on Sunday during their quarterfinal match-up. (Tagwa Moyo)

What you need to know: Rams take on Gryphons in the OUA Final Four

The No. 3 Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team will return to the OUA Final Four championship for the fourth straight season this weekend. After cruising through the regular season to a school-best 14-1-1 record, the Rams’ OUA East quarter-final matchup versus the Queen’s Gaels went right to the wire. Technically past the wire, as the game needed extra time before it was […]

by Hailey Salvian· · Sports
(Courtesy Amanda Gilmore)

Things to do this weekend (Nov. 4-6)

Winter is almost here, so why not go out and enjoy the spring-like temperatures while they last? 1. The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair We're #proud to sponsor the #GiantVegetable competition the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2016! https://t.co/mZ3ooYN7YA @THERAWF #RAWF16 pic.twitter.com/LoLDWXWSTy — St. Lawrence Market (@StLawrenceMkt) November 1, 2016 Spend time with some farm animals this weekend at The 94th Royal […]

(Tagwa Moyo)

Rams Soccer Wins MVP, Rookie and Coach of the Year

The Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team successful 2016 campaign continued to get better on Wednesday, as the Rams earned some of the top regular season honours from the Ontario University Athletics. The 2016 OUA men’s soccer major awards and all-stars were announced on Wednesday morning, with six players getting all-star nods. The awards were highlighted by Rams midfielder Raheem Rose […]

by Hailey Salvian· · News, Soccer, Sports
The screening for Luke Galati's film is scheduled for Oct 27. (Ryersonian Archive)

Student’s film screening funds basketball scholarship

A new scholarship in memory of a former member of the Rams men’s basketball team is in the works thanks in part to a new Ryerson student-made basketball documentary. Luke Galati, a fourth year journalism student, is the director of the award-winning documentary film Eastern. The film follows Toronto high school Eastern Commerce and its final season of their record-breaking […]

by Kayla Kuefler· · Basketball, News, Sports
(Courtesy Alex D'Addese)

Getting the shot: Rye student captures Rams history

Alex D’Addese has always tried to find ways of expressing himself artistically. D’Addese, a third-year sport media student, is the varsity sports photographer for the Ryerson Rams. His work, both in school and on the sidelines, has given him something he didn’t always have as a child: a focus and an outlet with which to apply his creative mind. “He […]

by Michael Norton· · News, Photography, Rams Athletics, Sports
Q-and-A: Alex D’Addese on cottages, catwalks, and his famous photo

Q-and-A: Alex D’Addese on cottages, catwalks, and his famous photo

Taking pictures has become a vocation for Alex D’Addese. Since the summer of 2014, D’Addese, a third-year sport media student at Ryerson, has been the varsity sports photographer for the Ryerson Rams. Last month, D’Addese shot his 250th Rams event, marking the halfway point to his goal of shooting 500 events. The Ryersonian sat down with D’Addese to talk about […]

by Michael Norton· · Photography, Rams Athletics, Sports
Students at Ryerson's study hall. (Michael Norton)

Athletes need to study: that’s the cold, hard truth

Devisha Binns isn’t the biggest fan of Ryerson Rams’ study hall. The first-year undeclared arts student would much prefer going home instead of logging more hours at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC), where she already spends her time practicing and playing as a member of Ryerson’s women’s basketball team. Binns admits, though, that the acquired additional time at the MAC […]

by Michael Norton· · Rams Athletics, Sports
(Courtesy Alex D'Addese)

Rams pair bring Toronto FC experience to men’s soccer

This past Sunday was the first time this season that the Ryerson’s men’s soccer team played a home game at Downsview Park. But a pair of Rams freshmen were already on familiar ground. Rookies Robert Boskovic and Andrew Dias both spent time with Toronto FC Academy and Toronto FC II — the club’s United Soccer League affiliate, whose training facility is […]

by Mitchell Tierney· · Soccer, Sports
Rams men's hockey head coach Johnny Duco said his team had a "tame game" against the NCAA's Sacred Heart Pioneers. (James Tozer)

Rams hockey keeps it tame in U.S. game, while others brawl it up

Compared to many other Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s hockey teams, the Ryerson Rams had a pleasant trip to the United States last weekend. The Rams travelled to Bridgeport, Conn., falling 7-4 to the National Collegiate Athletic Associations’ (NCAA) Sacred Heart Pioneers in an exhibition match on Sunday. “It was a pretty tame game. We played well,” said Rams head […]

by James Tozer· · Hockey, Sports
(Courtesy Alex D'Addese via Ryerson Athletics)

Undefeated Ryerson men’s soccer team has eyes on the prize

There is only one men’s university soccer team with a perfect record left in the country: the Ryerson Rams. A 2-0 victory over the Laurentian University Voyageurs on Saturday at Downsview Park improved the team’s record to 11-0 this season. They were ranked third in all of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) last week. It’s a record that has made Ryerson […]

by Mitchell Tierney· · Soccer, Sports
Ryerson leaves its mark at Nuit Blanche

Ryerson leaves its mark at Nuit Blanche

It appears Ryerson has left its mark at this year’s Nuit Blanche in a negative way.   The world-famous Toronto sign in Nathan Phillip’s was covered in graffiti during the festivities this past weekend. It’s still not clear who is responsible for the markings, but among the inscriptions left on the sign were three words: “Ramms (SIC), HTM, Ryerson.” #NuitBlanche seriously […]

by Brittany Spencer· · News, Top stories
Ailish Forfar warms up against the Whitby Jr. Wolves at the Mattamy Athletic Centre on Oct. 1, 2016. (James Tozer)

Forfar adds experience, offence to Rams

Ailish Forfar is no stranger to college hockey. After spending four years with the NCAA’s Dartmouth College Big Green, Forfar has returned home to Canada, where she’ll play with the Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team this season. While she’s only been playing at Ryerson for a few weeks, Forfar has already noticed some differences between NCAA and Canadian Interuniversity Sport […]

by James Tozer· · Hockey, News, Sports
Former Rams guard Silvana Jez in 2013. (Ryersonian File Photo)

Q-and-A with former Ram Silvana Jez

After five successful seasons with the Ryerson women’s basketball team, Silvana Jez signed her first professional contract with the HPC Royal Eagles—who are based in Apeldoorn, Holland—in August. A former student at Ryerson’s school of occupational and public health, Jez, 22, played in 17 of 19 conference games in her final season, and averaged 13.4 points per game. The Ryersonian […]

by Emma Abdul· · Basketball, Sports
BLADE Skating Treadmill (Michael Hutchinson)

VIDEO: BLADE Skating Treadmill is cutting-edge

The Blade Skating Treadmill is not your average treadmill. Located on the fourth floor of the Mattamy Athletic Centre, the treadmill stretches 12 feet wide by six feet long and is made up of individual plastic segments, or slats, coated with a silicone lubricant to replicate actual ice. With a top speed of 20 m.p.h., it’s much louder and faster […]

by Michael Norton· · Hockey, Rams Athletics, Sports
Johnny Duco will be the interim head coach of Ryerson's men's hockey team this year.
(Jacob Cohen)

Ryerson men’s hockey team makes a Wise replacement

When Ryerson men’s hockey team head coach Graham Wise announced his retirement in June, it marked the end of an era. Wise had spent the last 35 years coaching in the CIS, his final 10 as the head coach of the Rams. With Wise now gone, Ryerson will open the season with interim head coach Johnny Duco leading an almost […]

by Mitchell Tierney· · Sports
The Ryerson Rams are hoping the Mattamy Athletic Centre will host more CIS national championships with the organization's move to the GTA. (Jamie Tozer)

CIS office relocation could give Rams a boost

Canadian Interuniversity Sport’s summer move could mean good things for the Ryerson Rams. The CIS, the national governing body for university sport in Canada, relocated its head office from Ottawa to Richmond Hill in June. Ivan Joseph, Ryerson’s director of athletics, is hoping the move will bring more national exposure to the Rams. “I think, hopefully, the CIS will be […]

by James Tozer· · Hockey, Sports
Lambis leads Rams to impressive start in men’s soccer

Lambis leads Rams to impressive start in men’s soccer

It has been a perfect start to the season for the Ryerson men’s soccer team, winning the first five matches of 2016 and only allowing a single goal. At the centre of this success has been fourth year striker Nick Lambis. The Pickering, Ont. native has already scored four goals this year, tied for the OUA lead and added an […]

by Mitchell Tierney· · Soccer, Sports
The crowd's energy reached its peak as the parade made its way through Yonge-Dundas Square, as some pedestrians stopped to film the marching students.

Ryerson’s 57th annual parade shuts down traffic in the 6ix

(Video: Mallory Warren) Hundreds of students, from dozens of programs, marched through downtown Toronto to show their school pride on Friday during Ryerson’s 57th annual parade and concert. Students chanted, cheered and danced as they marched through the streets surrounding Ryerson’s campus. Students gathered into groups and represented their faculties, including Ryerson Engineering, the Faculty of Science, and students from the Ted […]

by Casimir Boivin· · Arts & Life, News, Videos
JV Mukama tries to split the Dalhousie University defence during the bronze-medal CIS game on March 20. (courtesy Alex D'Addese, Rams Athletics)

Rams men’s basketball team repeats with national bronze

Rams beat Dalhousie University in the consolation bronze medal game.

Rams Aaron Best (12) drives on Dinos Thomas Cooper (2) in CIS semifinal. (Courtesy Alex D'Addesse/Rams Athletics)

LIVE BLOG: Ryerson men take on Dalhousie Tigers in CIS bronze medal game

VANCOUVER – The Ryerson men’s basketball team will take on the Dalhousie Tigers tonight at 5 p.m. EST in a fight for the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) bronze medal. Follow The Ryersonian’s live blog below for exclusive interviews, in-depth coverage and much more!  

The Ryerson women's basketball team poses with their sister team, fans and their new silver medals. (Rebecca Goss/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson women defeated in CIS final, settle for silver

“They are forever champions, just not CIS champions” said Rams Coach Carly Clarke of the OUA winning women’s basketball team.

Ammanuel Diressa avoids Dino Jasdeep Gill.  (courtesy Alex D'Addese Rams Athletics)

Ryerson men’s basketball playing for national bronze against Dalhousie

The Rams play in the consolation bronze medal game at 5 p.m. EST. against Dalhousie University. Rams coach Patrick Tatham said the magic ran out against the Calgary Dinos.

The Ryerson women's basketball team will move on to the gold medal game after defeatign McGill University Saturday afternoon. (Rebecca Goss/Ryersonian Staff)

LIVE BLOG: Women’s CIS basketball final

FREDERICTON – The Ryerson Rams face off against the Saskatchewan Huskies in the CIS gold medal game at 12 p.m. EST on Sunday March 20. This is the first time a Ryerson varsity team in any sport has made it to the finals of a national championship. Be sure to tune into the live blog below for video, interviews and more. […]

The Ryerson women's basketball team will move on to the gold medal game after defeatign McGill University Saturday afternoon. (Rebecca Goss/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Rams are going to CIS women’s basketball finals

Rams coach Carly Clarke said she never felt like her team was an underdog to the No. 1-ranked Martlets.
Ryerson will tip off against the Saskatchewan Huskies Sunday at noon ET. More details inside.

by Rebecca Goss· · Sports
The Ryerson Rams will advance to the gold medal game with a win against Calgary Saturday night. (Courtesy Jeremy Johnson-Silvers)

Preview: Ryerson faces University of Calgary in CIS Final 8 semifinals

VANCOUVER – The Ryerson Rams will focus on a brighter start Saturday night when they square up against the University of Calgary Dinos in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Final 8 semifinals. The fourth-seeded Dinos were the winners of the Canada West division. They beat McGill University on Thursday to advance to the semifinal game against the Rams. Led by Thomas […]

(Nicholas Raponi/Ryersonian Staff)

LIVE BLOG: Ryerson takes on the University of Calgary in men’s CIS semifinal

VANCOUVER – The Ryerson men’s basketball team will face off against the University of Calgary in semifinal action tonight at 8:30 p.m. EST. Follow The Ryersonian’s live blog below:  

(Rebecca Goss/Ryersonian Staff)

LIVE BLOG: Ryerson women take on McGill in CIS semifinal

The Ryerson women’s basketball team takes on the McGill University Martlets Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in semifinal action. Check out live blog below.  

(Nicholas Raponi/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson men win CIS Game 1 in OT thriller

VANCOUVER – The Ryerson men’s basketball team has advanced to the semifinal round at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championships after defeating the University of British Columbia (UBC) Thunderbirds 109-101 in overtime on Thursday night. Led by guard Adika Peter-McNeilly’s 25 points, the Rams were able to withstand the hostile environment that the UBC fans created in the game. JV […]

The women's basketball team punched themselves a ticket to the CIS championships after winning gold at the OUA final on Sunday. (Courtesy Greg Mason)

LIVE BLOG: Women’s CIS Basketball Championships Game 1

The Ryerson Rams face off against the Regina Cougars in the quarter-final game of the CIS Women’s Basketball Championship in Fredericton, N.B., at 8 p.m. EST on March 17. The Cougars are seeded fourth and the Rams are seeded fifth in the tournament. Winner will head to the semifinals on Saturday March 19.

The Rams solved a 10-year losing streak against the University of Toronto under coach Terry Haggerty.

UPDATED: Rams’ basketball history in a 5-min read

The Ryersonian takes a look a some of the highlights and lowlights from the Rams’ basketball program through the voices of coaches and their players.

by Bryan Meler· · Features, Sports
(Courtesy Alex D'Addese)

Rams’ Patrick Tatham named CIS Coach of the Year

Ryerson men’s basketball coach Patrick Tatham has been named the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) coach of the year. This comes just a few days after he was named the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) coach of the year after leading the Rams to their first OUA title. After spending five years as an assistant coach under Roy Rana, Tatham is making […]