Tagged Soccer

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…

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…

Confident Dinos men’s soccer team stacked with talent

By Tommy Osborne, September 20 2016 — Following a promising season last year, the University of Calgary Dinos men’s soccer team is poised to contend for the conference championship again. Despite an early playoff exit last year, this season’s squad doesn’t lack confidence. Led by captain Dominick Zator and 2015 second team CIS All-Canadian Dominic…

Dinos soccer teams to lose field after the end of 2016 season

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, February 9 2016 — After more than a decade of playing on Field 8, the Dinos soccer teams are slated to lose their designated practice and competition pitch. The Dinos will lose their field following the conclusion of the 2016 season, after which the space will be used for the development of…

Foothills F.C. aiming for spot in Major League Soccer

By Sonny Sachdeva, November 24, 2015 — Soccer is thriving in North America. As Canadian youth participation rates steadily rise, Major League Soccer continues to bring in legitimate stars from established soccer nations, bolstering respect for the game on a continent already enthralled with a long list of other sports. Calgary is hoping to join…

Canadian soccer gets revenge against Honduras

By Sonny Sachdeva, November 17, 2015 — The Canadian men’s national soccer team remains well on the outskirts of legitimacy — they’re currently ranked 102nd in FIFA’s world rankings — but the club recently took one significant step closer to raising their international profile. Canada is currently in the midst of the fourth round of…

Canadians finally making their mark on MLS

By Sonny Sachdeva, October 20 2015 — Major League Soccer (MLS) has slowly ascended in the eyes of fans. Once considered little more than a goofy younger brother of historic European leagues like the Premier League, La Liga or the Bundesliga, America’s MLS has garnered more respect recently due to the arrival of legitimate European…

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