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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…

Gauntlet hands out annual awards

By Sonny Sachdeva, April 5 2016 — Each year, the Gauntlet recognizes two Dinos athletes who put forth noteworthy performances for their teams. The Gauntlet awards one female recipient and one male recipient the Extra Effort Award. The Dinos basketball teams swept both awards this year, with Kristie Sheils and David Kapinga receiving the 2016…

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…

Dinos defend home turf against Thunderbirds

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, November 28, 2015 — The Dinos women’s basketball team overcame a slow start in their Nov. 27 tilt against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds to earn a 70–50 victory, extending their win streak to six games. Back-and-forth play defined the game’s first quarter, but the Dinos quickly caught on to their…

Dinos men’s basketball opens season with back-to-back wins

By Grant Jackson, November 8, 2015 — The Dinos men’s basketball team made their home debut on Nov. 6, beginning their Canada West campaign with a 87–67 win over the University of Winnipeg Wesmen at the Jack Simpson Gymnasium. The Dinos got off to a quick start against the Wesmen, opening the game with a…

New Dinos athlete Taylor White talks tryouts and team bonding

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, November 3 2015 — Joining a varsity athletics program can be daunting, especially when it involves moving across the country and competing in two sports at once. But Taylor White, originally from Cambridge, Ontario, did exactly that. White is in the midst of her first season playing for the Dinos women’s basketball…

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