Tagged Dinos Basketball

Four Dinos teams earn spots in the Canada West playoffs

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, February 28 2017 — Now that the winter semester is almost over, many Dinos teams have entered the playoff season. The Dinos sent four varsity teams to the Canada West quarterfinals this year — men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s volleyball and men’s hockey. Although championship hopes were quickly dashed for the men’s…

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 women’s basketball shines in victory over TRU

By Tommy Osborne, September 20 2016 — The Dinos women’s basketball team won their second game of the regular season, dominating the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack on Sept. 24 with a final score of 73–59. The win extended the Dinos’ winning streak to three games and marked the second time they’ve won by double digits….

The Gauntlet Radio: September 2016 edition

We discuss the University of Calgary’s recent influx of funding and Scott talks with a Standard prof who specializes in stress. Then, Emilie and Rachel preview the Calgary International Film Festival and make some movie picks before Emilie chats with a Dinos men’s basketball star.

Thomas Cooper talks historic 2015-16 Dinos basketball season

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, August 30 2016 — It was a historic moment for the Dinos men’s basketball team. After securing the Canada West title, the Dinos played their way to the CIS championship finals for the first time since 1966. Losing to the six-time champion Carleton Ravens in the final game of the season was…

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