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Five ways to convince the bros you’re a real American football fan

By Tommy Osborne, January 31 2017 — With the Super Bowl rapidly approaching on Feb. 5, it will probably be the only thing you’ll hear about in the sports world this week. If you’re someone that doesn’t care about football — but was invited to a Super Bowl party — this list will help you…

Smooth sailing for Dinos football en route to Vanier Cup

By Tommy Osborne, November 22 2016 — Following an impressive 50—24 victory over the St. Francis Xavier University X-Men, the University of Calgary Dinos extended their season and will face the Laval University Rouge et Or in the Vanier Cup on Nov. 26. Led by head coach Wayne Harris, the Dinos boast a 9–2 record…

Five stand-out players from the Mitchell Bowl

By Tommy Osborne, November 22 2016 — The University of Calgary Dinos won a blowout 50–24 game against the St. Francis of Xavier X-Men in the Mitchell Bowl on Nov. 19. The Dinos cruised through the second half of the game and will now compete in the Vanier Cup in Hamilton on Nov. 26. The…

Dinos football secures Hardy Cup win in clutch effort

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, November 13 2016 — The fight for the 80th Hardy Cup was a rematch between the University of Calgary Dinos and the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds — but this time, the outcome was entirely different. The Dinos football team walked away with the Hardy Cup trophy and the title of Canada…

Five stand-out players from the Hardy Cup

By Tommy Osborne, November 15 2016 — The University of Calgary Dinos won a 46–43 nailbiter against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds on Nov. 12. With the win, the Dinos advanced to the U Sports Mitchell Bowl, where they’ll compete for a position in the Vanier Cup. Though the Hardy Cup victory was a…

Dinos dominate Bears in Battle of Alberta

By Tommy Osborne, October 4 2016 — It was a tale of two halves for the Dinos football team in the Battle of Alberta on Oct. 1. The excitement was palpable as fans watched the Dinos take the field in celebration of the University of Calgary’s 50th anniversary. Dubbed the “Battle of Alberta,” pre-game festivities…

Dinos fans roar at annual Kickoff game

By David Song, September 10 2016 — Kickoff is the marquee event of the University of Calgary’s Orientation Week. A long-running tradition, first-year and upper-year students alike are encouraged to attend the annual gridiron showdown. This year was no exception, as fans decked out in red livery and yellow O-Week shirts packed McMahon Stadium to…

Five players who stood out in the Dinos Kickoff win

By Tommy Osborne, September 10 2016 — The University of Calgary Dinos faced off against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds on September 9, coming out with a decisive 35–8 victory. While the entire team had a stellar performance, here are our top five players who really stood out. 1.Kicker Niko DiFonte First-year student Niko…

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