Sports

Hardy Cup heartbreak for Dinos football team

By David Song, November 14 2018 — Despite a highly competitive first half, the University of Calgary Dinos fell to the visiting Saskatchewan Huskies 43–18 in the Nov. 10 Hardy Cup at McMahon Stadium. Faced with a clinical and accurate Huskies attack, mistakes by the Dinos offence proved to be fatal. With the Dinos season…

Dinos defeat Bisons for a spot in Hardy Cup this weekend

By David Song, November 9 2018 — After an undefeated regular season, the Dinos football team rolled into McMahon Stadium on Nov. 3 to face the 3–5 Manitoba Bisons in the Canada West Semi-Final. Despite a lopsided 37–13 victory for the Dinos, the underdog Bisons proved to be quite a challenge in the first half….

U of C Australian Football Club brings university championship to Calgary

By Kristy Koehler, November 9 2018— The University of Calgary has a plethora of sporting options available, both at the varsity and club levels. One group looking to make an impact on the university’s sporting landscape is the Australian Football Club. Australian Football, known colloquially as Aussie Rules or just ‘footy,’ is surprisingly popular in…

Legendary CFL coach Wally Buono retires

By David Stewart, November 9 2018— Few Canadian Football League head coaches have influenced the game like current BC Lions head coach Wally Buono. With a combined 22 years as head coach of the Calgary Stampeders and BC Lions, he is tied for the most seasons coached in CFL history. During his tenure, Buono became…

Fitness Centre offering women’s-only weight room hours

By Charm Breaker, November 9 2018 — On Sept. 11, Active Living began running women’s-only weight room hours for the fall semester. These take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 5–6 p.m. in KNA107. The room offers various weight machines, mats and cardio bikes. Active Living manager of health and fitness programs Pamela Cox says that…

Dinos basketball opens season ahead of Pack the Jack

By Kristy Koehler, November 1 2018 — The University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team opened their season of Canada West conference play with a home court win on Oct. 26. The game began with a banner raising celebrating the team’s U Sports National Championship title win last year, the first in Dinos history. This…

Former tennis pro Andrew Ochotta provides big draw for Dinos

By Kristy Koehler, November 1 2018 — The University of Calgary Dinos have a big draw in former professional tennis player Andrew Ochotta. He played in the Australian Open, once practised with former number-one-ranked player Novak Djokovic and has travelled all over the world playing tennis. Due to strict eligibility rules imposed on former pro…

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