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Cascades dump Dinos to end season

By Ashton Chugh, March 5 2015 — The University of Fraser Valley Cascades put an end to the Dinos men’s basketball season with a 72–65 win in game two of the Canada West quarterfinals on Feb. 28 in Abbotsford. UFV took game one the previous night by a score of 78–71. Cascades guard Vijay Dhillon…

Pandas trample Dinos to end series

By Ashton Chugh, March 5 2015 — The Dinos women’s hockey team was eliminated from the Canada West semifinals after losing game two by a score of 4–3 against the University of Alberta Pandas on Feb. 28 in Edmonton. The Dinos lost in overtime as Canada West all-rookie team selection and Pandas forward Hannah Olenyk…

Dinos sweep Bisons off a cliff to end their season

By Ashton Chugh, February 26 2015 — In the last home game of his illustrious college career, Jarred Ogungbemi-Jackson led the Dinos to a convincing 93–81 win over the University of Manitoba Bisons on Feb. 21 at the Jack Simpson gym. The intensity of the elimination game was apparent from the outset with both teams…

2014–15 NBA all-star preview and predictions

By Ashton Chugh and Sonny Sachdeva, February 2015 — The 2014–15 NBA all-star weekend goes down on Feb. 13–15 in the world’s mecca of basketball, New York City.  Unlike the pro bowl in the NFL, and the goof off that is the NHL all-star weekend, the NBA all-star game has a legacy of being taken seriously by…

Huskies’ bark no match for Dinos’ offensive bite

By Ashton Chugh, January 15 2015 — Spring cleaning came early for the Dinos men’s hockey team as they swept the University of Saskatchewan Huskies in back-to-back games on Jan. 9 and 10. Game one featured a balanced offensive from the Dinos as they scored two goals each period on route to a 6–3 victory….

Bears crush Dinos in back-to-back series

By Ashton Chugh, January 8 2015 — The University of Calgary men’s hockey team couldn’t muster a win against the University of Alberta Golden Bears, losing game one 6–1 on Jan. 3 and game two 5–3 on Jan. 4. Game one saw five different Golden Bears find the back of the net as the country’s…

Dinos swimmer named Rhodes Scholar

By Ashton Chugh, December 4 2014 — University of Calgary swimmer Bogdan Knezevic has been named a Rhodes Scholar. He is one of 11 Canadian students to earn the distinction this year. The Rhodes Scholarship pays for two years of graduate school and living costs at Oxford University. Famous recipients include journalist and MP Chrystia…

Dinos forced to forfeit win against U of A

By Ashton Chugh, October 2 2014 — The University of Calgary announced on Sept. 29 that the Dinos football team will forfeit its Sept. 5 victory over the University of Alberta because two student-athletes were not eligible to play. The problem was caused by an academic administrative error in the athletic department. The discovery of…

Dinos Athletic Excellence Award program announces $500,000 in scholarships

By Ashton Chugh, September 25 2014 — The University of Calgary Dinos announced that $500,000 from the Dinos Athletic Excellence Award program will be available to student-athletes in the 2014–15 academic year. The increase from $250,000 doubles the Dinos’ scholarship offering from 2013–14. Combined with the Jimmie Condon athletic scholarships funded by the Government of…

Historic night for Timmis as Dinos beat Huskies

By Ashton Chugh, September 25 2014 — The Dinos football team continued their road trip with a 38–24 win over the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Sept. 19. In what was the Dinos’ toughest test of the season, Mercer Timmis — the reigning Canada West MVP — picked up 208 rushing yards on 22 carries, scoring…

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