A pair of Western engineers – both curling competitors – has helped explain the science behind an international sweeping debate dubbed Broomgate.
Author Sandy Lubert, BA’89, recently published ‘A FAIRS to Remember, The Life & Times of Happy Jack,’ a new book that explores the career of one of Western professor and coaching legend Jack Fairs, BSc’46, LLD’05.
Julia Curran got a late start – but she more than made up for lost time.
The stakes are high when you head a dynasty. But leading a program that holds the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) all-time record for the most consecutive championships in any sport, David Mill has excelled.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have paused the games – but it cannot stop Kyle Dawson’s dream to play professional lacrosse.
University sports regular- and post-season games across the country have been canceled for the fall term due to concerns about the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches, administrators, officials, and fans during the ongoing pandemic, U SPORTS and Ontario University Athletics (OUA) announced June 8.
Travel all over from map when Stephanie White, Director of Sport, in Sport and Recreation, Student Experience, takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Sports have moved beyond the field, court and rink in a lot of ways as big data has become the big play in understanding player performance.
Hollywood added one of Western’s brightest stars this week as former Mustangs kicker Lirim Hajrullahu inked a three-year deal with the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams.
Western welcomed Grade 7 and 8 Indigenous students from across Southwestern Ontario for the 15thannual Track and Field Day on Wednesday.
More than a century of tradition will be on display this week as Western takes to the ice Thursday against the Guelph Gryphons for the inaugural Faceoff at the Forks under the Budweiser Gardens lights.
The best university rowers in the world will take to the water in London as the Forrest City has been named host of the 2022 International University Sports Federation (FISU) World University Rowing Championship, U SPORTS officials announced today.
Western gridiron stars took top honours for their work on the field and on the sidelines, as Mustangs quarterback Chris Merchant and Head Coach Greg Marshall were named the nation’s best at their positions.
Injuries and missed opportunities highlighted a tough afternoon for the Western Mustangs, as the team ended its season with a 29-15 loss to the McMaster Marauders in the 112th edition of the Yates Cup.
Chris Merchant is looking to wrap up his playing career with another Yates Cup championship and Vanier Cup ring, but the fifth-year Mustang quarterback has already added a new trophy to his shelf – Ontario University Athletics (OUA) MVP.
Western boasts a strong legacy of kickers that can be traced back to the beginning of the program, but recent success can be measured on four feet – Darryl Wheeler, Lirim Hajrullahu, Zack Medeiros, and Marc Liegghio, above.
A typical morning: Roll out of bed. Work out the kinks in his quads and calf muscles. Go for an ‘easy shakeout run’ of 8 kilomentres. Grab some breakfast. Race to a lab meeting. Yes, marathon runner Chris Balestrini does more before 8 a.m. than some of us do all day. But he is not done.
While hundreds of fans visited that giant Mustang purple Muskoka chair outside TD Stadium last weekend, they may not have known it to be the handywork of Dan Durack.
With a smile showing beneath the brim his trademarked Stetson hat, David Lee Tracey will tell you that he has been cheering for Western for a “freakishly long” time – and there is nothing wrong with that.
The Western Mustangs football team has begun its quest to return for a third-straight Vanier Cup with two-a-day practices at TD Stadium.