Beat cancer T-shirtBuy a T-shirt at a Lancer home game Saturday and the proceeds will benefit breast cancer research.

Basketball bouncing back into Lancer Centre court

Varsity basketball will return to the Toldo Lancer Centre for a pair of doubleheaders this weekend, hosting the McMaster Marauders on Saturday, Feb. 4, and the York Lions on Sunday, Feb. 5. The women will tip off at 2 p.m. and the men at 4 p.m. both days.

Lancer hockey will also play at home, hitting the ice in the Capri Pizzeria Recreation Complex. The women will face off against the Waterloo Warriors at 7:30 p.m. Friday and the men at 4 p.m. Saturday. The women will return to action for a game against the Nipissing Lakers at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Saturday is the Lancers’ annual Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The blue and gold will sell a commemorative T-shirt with all proceeds donated to breast cancer research. The shirt is only $15 and can be purchased at any of the Saturday events listed above or by contacting Elisa Mitton at

Sunday is scoliosis awareness day. Ryan Brunelle, an assistant coach for men’s basketball, will take his campaign promoting awareness of the sideways curvature of the spine to the Toldo Lancer Centre from 2 to 6 p.m. Windsor players will don apparel during warm-ups bearing messages about the condition. Learn more on his website.

Women’s curling will compete in the Ontario University Athletics championship tournament, Feb. 3 to 5 in Oshawa, with skip Aiden Banks identified by the league as one of the players to watch.

It has been a lot of fun getting to know the team, says head coach Mike McKay: “We have grown together on and off the ice, and that relationship has been positive in mentorship of student-athletes.”

Find a preview analysis on the Lancer website.

Volleyball will travel to North Bay for matches against Nipissing, with men’s and women’s teams taking to the court Friday and Saturday.

Track athletes will compete in the Jud Logan Light Giver Open in Ashland, Ohio, Feb 3. and 4.

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