Snowy soccer

Adversity is setting in as the smell of the playoffs becomes increasingly pungent in the Canada West women’s soccer league. In an epic battle against nature, our Dinos squad found themselves with yet another day off on Sat., Oct. 23 as the snow encompassed our city and their second game in a row was cancelled.… Continue reading Snowy soccer

Husky Dino Cup rocks the Jack

This weekend, the Jack Simpson Gymnasium plays host to a volleyball tournament of prestige and honour. The Husky Dino Cup returns to the University of Calgary for its’ 18th year. The men’s line-up this year includes the Dinos, the University of Saskatchewan Huskies, the York University Lions and the University of California, Los Angeles Bruins.… Continue reading Husky Dino Cup rocks the Jack

A losing weekend

The Dinos men’s soccer team can’t seem to win for trying. On a chilly afternoon, the University of Victoria Vikes bared the brisk winter-like temperatures here in Calgary to beat the Dinos men 5-1 Sun., Oct. 24. With a delayed game due to snow on the field and a sparse gathering of fans, the men… Continue reading A losing weekend

Volleysaurs set

With only a couple of weeks to go before the official season starts, Dinos men’s volleyball Head Coach Greg Ryan is quietly confident. The team is looking to improve on last years’ finish in a tough conference, and with five returning starters, Ryan believes his team has what it takes to go the distance. “This… Continue reading Volleysaurs set

R.I.P. Field Hockey

The Dinos field hockey team ended their season on a high note. Their final tournament was played Oct. 22-24 in Victoria, with the team going 0-1-2. Bright moments of the weekend included a one-all draw against the number two University of Victoria Vikes on their home turf. “It was pretty satisfying, because we knew we… Continue reading R.I.P. Field Hockey

NHL? Dinos women’s hockey come to entertain

The Dinos women’s hockey team is employing a tortoise’s strategy this year. They kicked off their regular season with a sloooow start. Falling behind the hare quickly, they attempted to come back. Unfortunately, it was too little, too late. The hares on Thu., Oct. 21 were the Red Deer College Queens. Midway through the second… Continue reading NHL? Dinos women’s hockey come to entertain

Preseason princesses

The Dinos women’s basketball team left another pile of crushed dreams and really tall sobbing post-adolescent girls at the Panda HoopFest tournament Oct. 22-24. With the body count now at six straight, the girls wrapped up their pre-season with a bang and another trophy. The first victim fell Friday night when our Dinos met the… Continue reading Preseason princesses

Clan’t burn a Dinosaur

The Canada West season opened with a bang for the Dinos women’s volleyball team at Simon Fraser University Fri., Oct. 22. The SFU Clan were beaten swiftly 3-1 by the Dinos, crushing any hopes of beating the reigning national champs. After winning Friday’s first set 25-16, the Dinos were a bit shaky in the next,… Continue reading Clan’t burn a Dinosaur

Hockeysaurs give Pronghorns a new asshole

A nonexistent power-play suddenly roared to life this past weekend, giving the Dinos consecutive victories in their home-and-home series against the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns. The special teams played a huge role for the Dinos, as a grand total of 43 penalties were dished out during the two games. In their season openers against the… Continue reading Hockeysaurs give Pronghorns a new asshole