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Brian McDonnell retires from coaching soccer

By Sonny Sachdeva, November 27 2014 — The University of Calgary Dinos men’s soccer team will have a new look on the sidelines next season as head coach Brian McDonnell has resigned. McDonnell has decided to focus on his family and his career as a full-time teacher. During McDonnell’s five-year tenure, he guided the team…

Bears bounce Dinos from playoffs 1–0

By Eric Licis, October 30 2014 — The University of Calgary men’s soccer team finished their regular season well above expectations, winning more games than any other year. Despite their success, the momentum wasn’t enough to overcome their provincial rivals in the Canada West playoffs. A single goal in the first half was enough for…

Dinos sweep cross-town rivals in last home game

Annie Randhawa, October 16 2014 The Dinos men’s soccer team secured a spot in the post-season by defeating the Mount Royal University Cougars 1–0 on Oct. 11 at the West Varsity Pitch. After losing three games to start the season, the Dinos have gone on an unstoppable seven-game win streak. The victory puts the Dinos’…

Dinos stomp pesky Huskies 2–1

By Annie Randhawa, September 25 2014 — The Dinos women’s soccer team remains undefeated after a 2–1 victory over the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Sunday, Sept. 21. The victory puts the Dinos in first place in the Canada West Prairie division. The Dinos are now 4–0–2 for the season, while the Huskies record fell…

Dinos edge Golden Bears in Men’s soccer

By Scott Strasser, September 18 2014 — After losing their opening three games, the Dinos men’s soccer team earned their first win of the season with a 2–1 comeback victory over the University of Alberta Golden Bears on Sunday, Sept. 14. Goals for the Dinos came from third-year winger Kieran Lane-Oppenheim and fourth-year centre-back Jason…

Two soccer hooligans butt heads

By Scott Strasser and Mark Villani, June 12, 2014 —  The 2014 FIFA World Cup is underway. Gauntlet Sports writers Mark Villani and Scott Strasser got into a squabble over it and we documented it. Who is this year’s dark horse? Mark Villani: Forza Italia! Being an Italian football fan all of my life, I…

Dinos selected for new Calgary soccer franchise

Scott Strasser News Assistant Calgary will soon be home to a new high-calibre soccer team set to include Dinos players, coaches and alumni. The new Calgary Foothills Soccer Club Under-23 (CFSC) is touted as the first step towards a new professional soccer team in Calgary. The CFSC will play a series of exhibition games this…

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