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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…

Dinos fastball league playoffs cancelled due to weather

By Kristy Koehler, October 4 2018 — Inclement weather across the Prairies this fall has impacted at least one University of Calgary sports team. The Dinos women’s fastball team has cancelled the rest of their regular season games due to low temperatures, snow and rain. The team played their last game on Sept. 11, cancelling…

Legalization won’t change the prohibition of cannabis in varsity sports

By Kristy Koehler, September 28 2018 — Recreational cannabis will become legal in Canada on Oct. 17. How will this impact varsity athletics? The short answer, according to president and CEO of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) Paul Melia, is that it won’t. “We want athletes to remember that they are liable…

U of C to host U Sports National Wrestling Championships

By Kristy Koehler, September 25 2018 — In February, varsity wrestling teams from across the country will converge in Calgary to compete in the 2019 U Sports National Wrestling Championships. The championship typically alternates between east- and west-coast venues annually. This year, following a successful bid by Dinos Athletics, the event was awarded to the…

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