Tagged Crowchild Classic

Frosh 2017: Dinos

By Emilie Medland-Marchen The University of Calgary Dinos program features some of the strongest athletes and coaching staff in the country. Varsity athletics are a major part of the student experience, especially on a commuter campus like the U of C. There are few events that bring students, faculty and staff together in one place to…

Marquee Dinos events prove student engagement is possible

It’s easy at the University of Calgary to claim nobody goes to Dinos games. With the U of C’s commuter campus status and the low rates of student engagement, it wouldn’t be much of a stretch to conclude that most students aren’t interested in the Dinos. Yet over the past five years, large events like…

Dinos men’s hockey in the business to win

By David Song, November 1 2016 — Last year, the Dinos men’s hockey team made it to the second round of the Canada West playoffs before their elimination by the University of Saskatchewan Huskies — a fact that does not sit well with head coach Mark Howell. When asked what goals he and his coaching…

Dinos women’s volleyball earn comeback win against Mount Royal

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, January 31 2016 — The Dinos women’s volleyball team helped round out this season’s overall Crowchild Classic win over the Mount Royal University Cougars, earning a hard-fought victory on Jan. 30 to complete the three-sport, 16-game series between the two universities. With the win, the Dinos’ 2015–16 record against the Cougars moves…

Dinos men’s hockey outlast Mount Royal in double overtime thriller

By Sonny Sachdeva, January 21 2016 — In front of a raucous crowd of 12,859 at the Saddledome for Jan. 21’s Crowchild Classic, the University of Calgary Dinos and Mount Royal University Cougars men’s hockey teams put on a performance for the ages. The attendance numbers easily eclipsed last year’s 8,882, breaking the all-time record for…

Crowchild Classic lives up to its name

By Fabian Mayer, January 26 2016 — Competing chants of “Let’s Go Dinos” and “M-R-U, M-R-U” rang out in the Saddledome on Jan. 21 as students took part in the fourth annual Crowchild Classic. The crowd of nearly 13,000 provided an electric atmosphere. The sedate businessmen that usually occupy the arena’s lower bowls were replaced…

Crosstown rivalry spills off the ice at Crowchild Classic

By Queenie Cagulada, January 26 2016 — The rivalry between the University of Calgary Dinos and Mount Royal University Cougars was hard to miss at the fourth annual Crowchild Classic on Jan. 21. Fans from both institutions decked themselves out in team colours and packed the Saddledome. With a record-breaking turnout of 12,859, there was…

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