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Dinos kick off 2015 season with record-breaking effort

By Sonny Sachdeva, September 5 2015 — The Dinos football team’s 2015 campaign got off to a somewhat rocky start in this season’s inaugural match-up. The Dinos lined up against former head coach Blake Nill and his University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in front of over 4,200 fans at McMahon Stadium on Sept. 4, only…

Dinos men’s hockey primed for success

Johny Faul, September 3 2015 — The Dinos men’s hockey team is gearing up for a superb 2015–16 season as fall arrives. The team found plenty of success last season, posting a 20–8 record and finishing second in the Canada West division. The club’s sharp goaltending played a crucial role in their success. The Dinos…

NHL star Pavel Bure founds hockey legends league

Sonny Sachdeva, September 3 2015 — The main allure of professional hockey is grounded in the awe-inspiring performance of the game’s premier talents. While the majority of the NHL’s participants continue at a standard level, there are always a handful of stars who establish themselves in a class of their own. But even these historic…

Athletics Canada misses the mark with insensitive tweet

Emilie Medland-Marchen, September 3 2015 — The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championships kicked off in Beijing last week, and Team Canada has garnered praise for a surprising string of top-place finishes. Sprinter Andre De Grasse took home a bronze medal in the 100-metre while racing against gold medalist Usain Bolt. Melissa Bishop…

Dinos’ Jenna Smith signs pro deal in Sweden

Sonny Sachdeva, September 3 2015 — The Dinos women’s hockey team is no stranger to star power. That’s par for the course when you have Canadian legend Hayley Wickenheiser suiting up for you every night while head coach Danielle Goyette, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Hall of Fame, calls shots from the…

Dinos football team dominates Regina in preseason tilt

Sonny Sachdeva, September 3 2015 — The Dinos football team kicked off their 2015 campaign on a high note, taking down the University of Regina Rams by a dominant score of 25–9 in front of 1,200 fans at Medicine Hat’s Methanex Bowl. While the match was a non-conference tilt and won’t count as part of…

Dinos field hockey looking for redemption

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, August 6, 2015 — The Dinos women’s field hockey team headed to the fields behind the Olympic Oval on a rainy day earlier this week to start training for the upcoming season. The team began their session with an aerobic workout before moving to the soggy artificial turf for hockey training. Even in…

National Women’s Hockey League breaking new ground

By Sonny Sachdeva, August 6, 2015 — Every four years, women’s hockey taps into the mainstream of North American sports culture when hundreds of thousands tune in to watch the sport’s top talents suit up at the Winter Olympics. For the three years in between, however, support for the sport vanishes, leaving female hockey players with…

Players’ Tribune revolutionizes sports media

By Sonny Sachdeva, July 30 2015 — Derek Jeter is, without question, one of the greatest athletes in history. Over the course of 20 seasons with the New York Yankees, Jeter put together what was arguably the finest career of his generation. But despite his historic accomplishments on the field, one of Jeter’s most noteworthy contributions…

Taking ladies out of women’s professional sports

By Emilie Medland-Marchen, July 30 2015 — Women’s high-performance sport has made great strides over the last decade, but there’s one archaic ideal that has been hard to shake — the expectation that female athletes remain “lady-like” in their pursuit of greatness. When women were first allowed to compete in the Olympic Games, their events were…

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