Homecoming Showcase Games this Weekend


After a break in the schedule for Thanksgiving weekend, the Algoma Thunderbirds soccer teams return to action this Saturday and Sunday on home turf.

The Thunderbirds will take on the McMaster Marauders in their annual Homecoming games. Competition will be tough for both young Algoma squads. The men Marauders are currently 5-4-3 in the OUA West while the women are 4-6-2.

Game times are 1:00pm (women) and 3:00pm (men) on Saturday and 12:00pm (women) and 2:00pm (men) on Sunday at Superior Heights field.

Keeping with the theme of Homecoming, the Algoma Thunderbirds basketball teams will take on former Thunderbirds in the fan favourite friendly alumni games. Tip-off at the GLC is at 6:00pm (women) and 7:30pm (men).

The cross-country running team will be in Toronto, Ontario scouting out the OUA Championship course slated for October 30th. The team will compete at the U of T Open on Sunday. Competing for the Thunderbirds are Anna Stilin, Zach Buchan, Aksel Pollari, Lucas Luciani, and Marissa Ditoro. The women will race in a 5-kilometre loppet while the men will complete 8 kilometres.