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Stingers pick up their first win of the year

By Alexander Cole A last minute try by Stingers winger Francois Yaccarini propelled the team to a 41-36 victory in their home-opener against the École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS) Piranhas on Sept. 25 at Concordia stadium. “[The game-winning try] was just a play we worked on a lot in practice, and we executed it perfectly,”… Continue reading Stingers pick up their first win of the year

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Defense wins football games

By Alexander Cole A last-second defensive stand by the Concordia Stingers defense allowed the team to pick up a 17-11 victory against the St-Francis Xavier University X-Men on Sept. 24 during homecoming at Concordia Stadium. “We had a good pre-game scouting report from our defensive-coordinator Patrick Donovan,” Stingers defensive end Andrew Barlett said. “We had… Continue reading Defense wins football games

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Continuing the war cry of Les Lawton

By Alexander Cole Last season, former Concordia Stingers women’s hockey head coach Les Lawton gave his team a motto to play by. The motto was simple: “Everything is earned.” When Lawton fell ill, and current head coach Julie Chu replaced him, she kept that motto going. “[The motto] was something that was initially going to… Continue reading Continuing the war cry of Les Lawton