Tagged CIS

Five stand-out players from the Hardy Cup

By Tommy Osborne, November 15 2016 — The University of Calgary Dinos won a 46–43 nailbiter against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds on Nov. 12. With the win, the Dinos advanced to the U Sports Mitchell Bowl, where they’ll compete for a position in the Vanier Cup. Though the Hardy Cup victory was a…

Dinos men’s basketball off to early head start

By Tommy Osborne, November 15 2016 — Coming off a 17–3 season that ended in a Canada West Championship, the Dinos men’s basketball team hopes to achieve greater success and bring home the University of Calgary’s first national championship title. But head coach Dan Vanhooren emphasized that the team cannot rest on the accolades of…

Dinos swim team looking to dive into national championships

By Tommy Osborne, November 1 2016 — The University of Calgary swim team proudly displays their motto on the walls of their pool. “We will dominate Canadian swimming by our unprecedented work ethic and team unity” it reads. It’s a philosophy that has led to a history of storied success from Dinos athletes on both…

Dinos women’s basketball team showcases influx of new talent

By Tommy Osborne, October 18 2016 — Amidst the competitive atmosphere, constant calls of encouragement from teammates and the ever-present voice of head coach Damian Jennings, one thing is abundantly clear about the 2016–17 Dinos women’s basketball team — the chemistry is something special. Despite welcoming 10 new players — over half of the current…

Dinos hockey shut out by Montreal at CIS national championship

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, March 20 2016 — The Dinos women’s hockey team faced off against the University of Montreal Carabins on March 18 at the Markin MacPhail Centre, kicking off the University of Calgary’s run at the 2016 CIS National Championship. Although the Dinos were ranked seventh in the Canada West this year, their role as…

Dinos men’s basketball claim Canada West championship

By Grant Jackson, March 12 2016 — The Dinos men’s basketball team are the 2016 Canada West Champions. The University of Calgary club won the title in dramatic fashion, beating the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack by a score of 91–84 in what proved to be a very close affair. The match started quickly for Thompson…

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