Erin Burns’ Final Stand

by: Michael Sun, The Charlatan This Wednesday is Erin Burns’ seniors’ night. It’s the final home regular season home game for the Marauders guard. It will also be end of an era for her and her family. Burns and her older sister Liz (she calls her Elizabeth) have both played five years in the Marauder…

U Sports All-Stars From the First Half of the 2018-19 Season

SARNIA, Ontario — Christmas is under a week away, which means the New Year and the second half of the 2018-19 season is just around the corner. That said, there is still some time to reflect on the fall semester and the level of excitement that it provided across the country. From coast to coast,…

Ryerson Rams Looking to Keep Foot on the Gas in the Second Half

by Libaan Osman TORONTO, Ontario -- The Ryerson Rams men’s basketball is gearing up for the second half of the season and are looking to keep their foot on the gas pedal after an impressive 10-0 start to the year. After losing in a nail-biting finish against the Calgary Dinos in the national championship game last…

Checking in on the Defending National Champions Across Canada

SARNIA, Ontario -- It was a year of firsts in 2017-18 in terms of national championship winners on the basketball court. Three out of the four teams who cut down the nets in March did so for the first time in school history. The fourth team picked up their second national title in three seasons, and…

Who Can Stop the Calgary Dinos in the Canada West Conference?

SARNIA, Ontario -- Winning a national championship is hard enough. Defending that title the next season tends to be a more difficult task. For the first time in their history, the Calgary Dinos won the men's basketball national championship in 2018. The Dinos secured the title with a 79-77 win over the Ryerson Rams in the title…

Introducing the First Annual CCR Canada Christmas ‘Advent Calendar’

SARNIA, Ontario -- Christmas is just around the corner, so it's time to get into the holiday spirit. An Advent calendar is a calendar that is used to count down the days of Advent in anticipation of Christmas. Many kids have calendars filled with pieces of chocolate in which they get from opening cardboard doors…

U Sports Men’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 19-25, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- The stars were out in Ontario this past week, while role players took the spotlight out West in what was an exciting week across the U Sports landscape. In the OUA, a new modern-day scoring record was set for the Laurier Golden Hawks in their overtime win over the visiting Nipssing Lakers. Second year…