Tandem team up for the Pipe

Ness, Clift lead ruggers to 2-0 start

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Purple Pipe: Tanja Ness and Joannah Clift

The Purple Pipe is usually awarded to an individual Mustangs athlete who exhibits exceptional athletic ability, but this week a pair of teammates share the honour.

Women’s rugby players Tanja Ness and Joannah Clift combined for 42 of Western’s 62 points last week against the Laurier Golden Hawks, showing no mercy against the competition. (read more)

Mustangs Briefs

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Women’s fastball begins season with four road victories in Ottawa
The Mustangs women’s fastball team won four games in Ottawa last weekend to open their 2007 season. Over the course of the weekend, the squad outscored their opponents 47-4. (read more)

O.J. in trouble with law, may face prison sentence this time

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Barry Bonds

Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer O.J. Simpson was in court this week facing 10 felony charges in connection to an attempted robbery of sports memorabilia.

Simpson, who was acquitted of murder in 1994, will likely be spending a long time in jail, where a 300 lb felon will ensure he scores a lot more than Buffalo’s offence. (read more)

'Stangs look to win at home and on the road

Friday, September 21st, 2007

With Homecoming just around the corner, a number of Mustangs teams will be in action this weekend.

After a strong showing at the McGill Open, the men’s and women’s cross-country team will be hoping to improve this weekend at the team’s home meet, the 32nd annual Western Invitational at the Thames Valley Golf Course. (read more)

Rowers working to build on past success

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Rowing

“There is something unique about the sport. There’s something about getting to an eight [person race] with the entire crew and getting out there to the water, even if it’s one or two degrees out, and when the boat gets moving, everything gels together. (read more)

Baseball camp in London

Friday, September 21st, 2007

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s Super Camp!

With the baseball season well under way, Baseball Super Camp opens this Saturday in London. The camp is designed to give players a set of rules to help them develop sound mechanics and approaches to their game. (read more)

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