York Sport Column

Dropping Pietersen would boost his England career

Kevin Pietersen’s Test career has stalled and would only be reignited if he lost his place in the England team

We can blame a lot of things on York Sport, the weather is not one of them

Photograph by Sam Newsome It is frustrating that this year’s College League Competition has been so badly affected by weather.…

Emily Scott – York Sport President

We’re into week five of term and the York Sport budget has been under scrutiny from the campus press for five weeks

York Sport President

And so, another year of sport at York is looming. The second year of York Sport’s existence looks like it should be as compelling as its first. With the clubs showing a much more united front, playing in their matching black and gold strips, it will hopefully be a year of York clubs supporting each other as well as themselves

Alex Lacy’s Final Word

Alex Lacy, outgoing York Sport President, reflects on his year in office

Chaos and Cheerleading

Well it’s a bloody good job that this year’s tournament didn’t go down to the wire, because nobody left Central Hall with any semblance of what had gone on for the past hour, let alone the preceding three days

Nick Waite: Roses 2009 Secretary

Considering Roses is the centrepiece of York’s sporting calendar, it still baffles me to find people who are unaware of what it actually is! For the uninformed, I’ll briefly explain: in 1964 a boat race between the universities of Lancaster and York began a contest that would evolve into the largest inter-university sports competition in Europe

Emily Scott

We all know that York’s sporting facilities aren’t exactly on a par with other similar universities. This year saw York in 9th place in The Times Good University Guide, and we should be proud to be there. But is doing well in league tables and developing the campus for future York students more important than improving the facilities that we’ve already got, and helping York achieve its full potential?

Michael Leahy

Well it’s 2009, and I’m sure many resolutions have been made (and broken). Exams are now out of the way, and sport at York is starting to get back into full swing

Alex Lacy

One of the most visible accomplishments of the York Sport Committee this term has been in helping the first class coverage of the sports matches each Wednesday

Jo Carter – AU President

This coming year will see a transition in student sport. The merger of BUSA and UCS [University & College Sport] will see a joined up approach from Athletic Unions and Sports Departments in a new organisation to be called British Universities and Colleges Sport, or BUCS

Jo Carter

What a weekend. After going into the weekend 12 points down from the rowing, I was a little concerned that our little jaunt across the Pennines wouldn’t be as successful as I’d hoped. In the end, it was plain and simple: we wanted to win more