On Thursday, March 29, Mount Allison University club sports got together for the second annual banquet to celebrate the accomplishments of athletes who are not on varsity teams. The event was organized by the Club Sport Alliance. One of the organizers, Krista Nix of the women’s curling team, said that this relatively new committee hopes […]

Badminton and swimming athletes compete at respective national championships As the semester nears its end, so does the Mounties Athletics season. Over the last couple of weeks, Mount Allison’s varsity badminton and swim teams concluded their seasons, sending athletes to represent the University at their respective national championships. Two members of the Mt. A badminton […]

Athletic therapist Jocelyn Dowling explains seven benefits Whether it be from Mom, Dad or Coach, we have always been told that stretching is important – but we are never really told why. Jocelyn Dowling, Mount Allison’s head athletic therapist, has the answers to why it can be so beneficial. “Stretching encompasses a lot of pros, […]

Mountie’s co-captain is a fourth-year forward Over the course of the past four years, the basketball culture at Mount Allison has changed drastically from being a middle-of-the-pack conference team to a contender. As a co-captain and a senior, Kellan Duke has been part of the journey from where the Mounties were to where they are […]

After losing its first tournament of the season, the Mounties are looking to bounce back soon Winning a championship is a feat for any kind of team, but winning three or more in a row is even more impressive. Mount Allison’s varsity badminton team has been accomplishing this feat for nine straight years and now […]

With ten medals, a record breaker, and two spots sealed at nationals, the swim team is looking forward to finishing off the season strong at the AUS Championships in February On Jan. 20 and 21, the Mounties swim  team had its fourth meet of the season at Dalhousie. “I was very happy with the results […]

Last  Thursday, Mountie Day ended with the Night of the Mounties, an awards banquet to celebrate Mount Allison’s varsity athletes. Each year, records are broken, history is made and new successes are celebrated. There were a lot of reasons to be a proud Mountie this year. The men’s basketball team qualified for nationals for the […]

Mount Allison Club Athletics celebrated its first awards ceremony on March 15, marking the beginning of a new annual tradition. The Club Sports Banquet gives an opportunity to celebrate accomplishments of Mt. A athletes who are not on varsity teams. “This time last year, we thought it would be cool to have something similar to […]

Mount Allison’s badminton team has dominated the Atlantic league (ACAA) for the past decade. This year was no different, as the Mounties won their ninth-straight championship heading into nationals. This year, the Canadian league (CCAA) badminton nationals were hosted at Seneca College in Toronto from March 8-11. A total of nine schools were represented, and […]

After storming out of the gates with a 7-2 first-semester record, Mount Allison’s women’s volleyball overcame second-half adversity, finishing the regular season with a 12-9 record and setting themselves up as the third seed for the ACAA championship playoffs. Mt. A ended the season with two Mounties receiving ACAA All-Star honours. Freshman Rachel McDougall made […]