Luke Chiverton

Luke has written 15 articles for Nouse

Poor luck costs York in double Leeds loss

There has been very little to smile about this term for the York Men’s Football 1sts, and two defeats to Leeds Metropolitan within a week has piled on the misery for the White Rose as a disappointing terms draws to a close

York athletes compete in the Big Apple

The ING New York City Marathon is one of the world’s premier urban marathon events drawing a combined spectatorship of over 260 million people worldwide, and crossing the finish line in Central Park last Sunday amongst the 37,597 people that took part were four athletes who had travelled hundreds of miles from the substantially older city of York for an unforgettable experience

Sports Clubs set to suffer as AU trebles the cost of sport at York

THE AU IS receiving strong criticism from many quarters of the university’s sporting community as wholesale changes to its charging system and large developments to the sports centre are having a negative impact on nearly all clubs

London 2012 could benefit York sport

York University could be in line to receive a huge financial boost to improve its sporting facilities with the economic benefits of the London Olympics in 2012 looking likely to be felt all around the country

New season promising plenty for entertaining Minstermen

Last week saw the ten year anniversary of York City’s famous 3-0 victory over Manchester United in the league cup at Old Trafford, and after a decade which has held very few fond memories, York’s promising start to this season’s campaign has finally brought some optimism back to KitKat Crescent

Men’s basketball produce vintage peformance to end Roses drought

York Men’s basketball team produced an outstanding second half display to beat Lancaster at Roses for the first time in seven years. Playing against a side ranked above them in BUSA, York dominated their rivals after a very closely fought first half and eventually ran out 86-63 winners

Dyke huffs and puffs, but goes the distance in five-a-side game

As students from York and Lancaster got the historic Roses competition underway, there was chance for an old face to compete again after an absence of over thirty years. York Chancellor Greg Dyke participated in a 5-a-side tournament, and described how it was ‘terrifying to be back!

Hockey redeem last years Roses failure

York hockey club epitomised the spirit that characterised this years Roses victory for the White Rose as they spectacularly reversed last years string of defeats by dominating the hockey fixtures this time around

Football 1sts shock Lancaster with tenacious Roses display

York centre back Aaron Burke scored a memorable injury time equaliser to salvage a 3-3 draw for the White Rose just minutes after Lancaster thought they had stolen the points, in a grandstand finish to the Roses weekend

AU to investigate rugby photo complaints

The Athletic Union is set to discuss potential action against rugby club after obscene photos were put on the official Student Union site. Women’s Officers head campaign to ‘protect reputation of University’

Dodgeball proves to be a hit amongst York students

28 TEAMS from across the university decided to ‘Grab Life by the Ball’ in a dodgeball charity event organised by the Athletic Union to support the British Heart Foundation. With record participation in a charity event of this kind, it would seem that the sport has been a hit amongst the university’s sports clubs

Defeat to Leeds ends basketball hopes in BUSA

AFTER a superb run in BUSA this year for the York Mens Basketball team, the season is finally over after they were beaten 73-62 at home to a very impressive Leeds team in the semi-final of the shield competition. It was the first time that the team has been beaten in BUSA this season and it came as a big disappointment with the final looking like a real possibility