Thursday, 1 February 2007

Thursday, Feb. 1/07: Articles + Single CIS Game Preview

LATE BREAKING REPORTS FROM THIS AFTERNOON: Jennifer Brenning, Carleton's Associate Director of Athletics reviews the Capital Hoops Classic with a view of next year's events including the Nationals Organizers to Review Capital Hoops Classic

Carleton Ravens weekend review from the Charlatan Lions Claw Through Champs on Home Court

AM730 in Vancouver has decided to stop broadcasting radio games; however, Canada West games with Jim Mullin are still available via Internet on campus radio CIS Sports Pulled from Vancouver Radio

As the season winds down, there will be many Senior Night ceremonies (Osvaldo Jeanty was honoured at Carleton last Saturday night) and the Alberta Golden Bears have a ceremony scheduled this weekend for 5th year seniors Tyson Jones and Scott Gordon as the Gateway reports Best Friends to be Honoured by Bears

An article from the Western school newspaper with some suggestions for the Department of Athletics Athletics should think outside the box

Article from Guelph Mercury on last night's big win for the hometown Guelph Gryphons putting them back into the hunt for one of the higher seeds in Ontario West Gryphs Step Up, End Skid

For game reports on all 3 of last night's OUA West games, click here

A pair of exciting games at Laurier last night, both coming down to the wire as in the men's game an apparent miscue by Laurier's timer may have cost the home team as the London Free Press reports Late Heroics Spur Mustangs to Win

Mac ladies had their 27 game winning streak snapped in a shocker at Waterloo last night as Larry Moko from the Hamilton Spectator reports Waterloo Women Upset Mac The Waterloo Record also reports on the Warriors big win in women's action Fifth-place Warriors Knock Off Mac Women

Guelph Windsor report from the Guelph web site Gryphs Break Streak with Impressive Win

SFU Celebrates Seniors Christensen and MacIver on Thursday In a battle for third place in Canada West, Simon Fraser celebrates Senior's Night for Aaron Christensen and Alex MacIver with the hope of solidifying their hold on third place against Trinity Western. The Spartans, who trail SFU by one game, are hopeful of a return to the lineup of star guard Brian Banman. The teams meet again on Friday as part of a weekend home-and-home at Trinity Western. Preview from Simon Fraser site

Canada West Game Tonight
7:00 pm local/10 pm Eastern Trinity Western (8-12) at Simon Fraser (9-11)

Toronto Star's David Grossman with a short but very topical set of reports including OFSAA (Ontario's high school sports governing body) turning down Canada Basketball's request to adopt FIBA rules, plus a note on Laurier's 6'8" freshman Andrew Pennycook from Toronto Northern Toronto Star Notes

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