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Hardy Cup heartbreak for Dinos football team

By David Song, November 14 2018 — Despite a highly competitive first half, the University of Calgary Dinos fell to the visiting Saskatchewan Huskies 43–18 in the Nov. 10 Hardy Cup at McMahon Stadium. Faced with a clinical and accurate Huskies attack, mistakes by the Dinos offence proved to be fatal. With the Dinos season…

Dinos defeat Bisons for a spot in Hardy Cup this weekend

By David Song, November 9 2018 — After an undefeated regular season, the Dinos football team rolled into McMahon Stadium on Nov. 3 to face the 3–5 Manitoba Bisons in the Canada West Semi-Final. Despite a lopsided 37–13 victory for the Dinos, the underdog Bisons proved to be quite a challenge in the first half….

Dinos basketball opens season ahead of Pack the Jack

By Kristy Koehler, November 1 2018 — The University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team opened their season of Canada West conference play with a home court win on Oct. 26. The game began with a banner raising celebrating the team’s U Sports National Championship title win last year, the first in Dinos history. This…

Former tennis pro Andrew Ochotta provides big draw for Dinos

By Kristy Koehler, November 1 2018 — The University of Calgary Dinos have a big draw in former professional tennis player Andrew Ochotta. He played in the Australian Open, once practised with former number-one-ranked player Novak Djokovic and has travelled all over the world playing tennis. Due to strict eligibility rules imposed on former pro…

Coming weekend provides plethora of sport options

By Kristy Koehler, October 26 2018 — This coming weekend is a sports fan’s dream, filled with high-stakes matchups, playoff games and celebratory season openers. The Dinos play at home in a plethora of events — these home-field-advantage spectacles will give you a break from midterms. Basketball: The Dinos men’s team will celebrate last season’s…

Dino Cup marks the end of volleyball exhibition games

By Kristy Koehler, October 17 2018 — The University of Calgary hosted the 32nd annual Dino Cup from Oct. 11–13. The volleyball tournament is a Dinos tradition that for many years involved teams from the United States’ collegiate league, the NCAA. Unfortunately, stringent rules put in place in 2010 by the American league barred any…

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