Tagged Football

Shortened orientation week doesn’t impact Kickoff crowds

By Kristy Koehler, September 13 2018— This year, Orientation Week became Fall Orientation, reduced from its original four-day schedule down to two jam-packed days. Orientation Week used to culminate in Kickoff, an annual University of Calgary tradition marking the beginning of the Dinos football season, the beginning of the academic year and the end of…

Dinos stomp T-Birds in record-setting Kickoff game

By Kristy Koehler, September 7 2018 — The rivalry between the University of Calgary Dinos and the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds was on full display at Kickoff on Sept. 7. A rematch of last year’s Hardy Trophy final, this year’s edition of the annual home-opener provided the near-6,000-person crowd with plenty of excitement. The Dinos…

Dinos set to build on 2017–18 season

By Kristy Koehler, August 29 2018 — Action-packed and with a storied history of athletic prowess, the Dinos Athletics program offers a chance to get your school spirit on. The University of Calgary teams offer a lot to be proud of, winning 46 national championships in 10 sports throughout the school’s history. There are a…

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…

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