Sports

Stingers Equipment Manager Is Living His “Dream Job”

Daryl Ashenden Loves Every Minute of His Life as an Equipment Manager

On Nov. 9, the Stingers men’s hockey team prepared for another game against their crosstown rivals as they visited McGill’s McConnell Arena. What was supposed to be an intense and riveting game turned into a needlessly violent affair with more penalty minutes than total time played. What most onlookers didn’t notice was the absolute chaos that was unfolding behind the scenes.

  • Concordia 6, Carleton 0: Stingers Bounce Back in Big Home Win

    After a Tough Loss to McGill, Stingers End Weekend on Positive Note

    The Stingers proudly bounced back from their 5-1 defeat against McGill on Saturday, thrashing Carleton University 6-0 Sunday afternoon.

  • Concordia 3, Ottawa 2 (SO): Stingers Pass the Test in Weekend Sweep

    Goals by Hudon Give Men’s Hockey Win Over Top OUA team

    The Stingers just wrapped up what may have been their toughest weekend of the season. They played McGill on the road, then hosted the OUA East leading Ottawa Gee Gee’s, who had lost only three games all season heading into the weekend, only one of which was in regulation.

  • McGill 5, Concordia 1: Stingers Women’s Hockey Fall In Rivalry Game

    Lack Of Opportunism Costs The Stingers in First Game Back From Holiday Break

    Saturday’s game against the McGill Martlets marked the Stingers women’s hockey team’s first RSEQ regular season game since the end of the holiday break.

  • Concordia 5, McGill 4 (OT): Newcomers Shine in Key Moments

    Comeback Win Sealed by Dylan McCrory Overtime Goal

    With eight new players joining the Concordia Stingers men’s hockey team over the holiday break, the team had to be expecting an impact.

  • Concordia 66, Bishop’s 53: Hungry for More

    Stingers’ First Win Since Holidays Has Women’s Basketball Team Excited for the Season Ahead

    The crowd cheers and screams. The ball goes back and forth from the imprecise hands of the players, always hitting the board but never finding the net. There is no time, the Stingers steal the rebound and the point is in. Coming back, the Gaiters lay out their play but the crowd is already chanting: “Five, four, three, two, one!” It was a long second quarter for the Bishop’s Gaiters.

  • Concordia 78, Bishop’s Gaiters 68: Stingers Defend Home Court

    Ranked Ninth in the Country, Stingers Men’s Basketball Close Out Gaiters in Annual Shoot for the Cure Game

    It would surprise some to hear that a team with the Stingers’ record could be shaken by a team they defeated by double digits before the Christmas break, but that’s what happened in Thursday night’s Shoot for the Cure game, where both teams came together in support of breast cancer awareness.

  • Concordia Men’s Hockey Brings in Eight New Faces

    Stingers Hoping Level of Internal Competition Elevates Team

    The winter semester is bringing in new faces to the Stingers men’s hockey team. With eight players joining the team, either due to an injury in the first half of the season or new recruiting, the lineup looks to be altered in every position.

  • The International Athletes of the Stingers

    How a Lack of Options Brought European Athletes to Concordia

    “Hockey where I lived i s really not big at all. I really wanted to play at a normal level and back home I had to play with guys, and I really wanted to play with girls again,” said Bieke van Nes, one of Concordia’s newest women’s hockey players and one of only two players from outside of Canada on the team.

  • The Mental Battle of Injuries in Sports

    How Injuries Can Affect an Athlete’s Mental State

    Injuries in sports are anything but surprising. From the the amateur level to professional leagues, whenever there is physicality, incidents are inevitable, whether minor or major.

  • Syracuse Orange Women’s Hockey Team Dominate Theresa Humes Invitational

    Concordia Falls to Orange as Opponents Claim Top Spot

    The St. Francis Xavier X-Women, Nipissing Lakers, and Syracuse Orange gathered alongside the Stingers at Ed Meagher Arena over the last weekend of December to take part in Concordia’s 51st annual Theresa Humes Women’s Hockey Invitational.