Tagged Crowchild Classic

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…

Midseason report: Dinos hope to build on strong first half

By Sonny Sachdeva & Emilie Medland-Marchen, January 12, 2016 — Women’s Hockey The Dinos women’s hockey team stumbled through the fall semester, winning only four of their first 18 games and dropping to last place in the Canada West division. Their struggles continued in their first game of 2016, as they suffered a 4–3 loss to the…

Dinos earn key win with Crowchild Classic looming

By Sonny Sachdeva, January 12, 2016 — The Dinos men’s hockey team swept the University of Regina Cougars on Jan. 8–9 at Regina’s Co-operators Centre, extending their winning streak to three games as they approach their schedule’s toughest stretch. The club got a remarkably balanced effort from their forward group, with goals from six different players…

Dinos top Cougars in double overtime thriller to take 1–0 series lead

By Sonny Sachdeva, February 28 2015  After losing three of four regular season contests to their Crowchild Classic rivals, the Dinos men’s hockey team opened their post-season by defeating the Mount Royal University Cougars by  3–2 on Feb. 27. Over 800 fans packed the Father David Bauer Arena to watch game one of the Canada West…

Dinos blanked in Crowchild Classic

By Sonny Sachdeva, January 22 2015 — The University of Calgary Dinos and Mount Royal Cougars men’s hockey teams faced off for the fourth annual Crowchild Classic on Jan. 15, battling it out in front of a record-setting 8,882 fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome. After losing all three previous contests against the Cougars this season,…

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