Running down a dream

After some key departures from last year’s Canada West championship teams, both the men’s and women’s cross country squads have a lot to prove this season. Three out of seven members from last year’s Dinos women’s CIS team have graduated, as have four from the men’s. Head coach Doug Lamont thinks that despite these losses,… Continue reading Running down a dream

Cross-country team conquers Plains of Abraham

Returning to the tough 2.5 kilometre course where University of Calgary Dinos cross-country team captain Geoff Kerr set a course record two years prior, the Dinos cross-country team overcame strong winds and an uphill final 400 metres to win both the men’s and women’s Canada West titles at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championship on the… Continue reading Cross-country team conquers Plains of Abraham

Cross Country: Solid gold

It’s been a luminescent season so far for Geoff Kerr. The Dinos cross country runner kept up his winning streak Sat., Nov. 11, by grabbing the individual gold at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport cross country championships. The gold is his fourth of the year, in only four events. “Everything’s sort of come together this season,”… Continue reading Cross Country: Solid gold

Cross Country: Gryphons take team gold, Kerr takes individual gold

QUEBEC CITY (CUP)– Geoff Kerr of the University of Calgary Dinos won the gold medal in the men’s 10 km race last Saturday in Quebec City at the 2006 Canadian Interuniversity Sport cross country national championships. Hosted by Universite Laval, and held on the historic Plains of Abraham, the championships brought student-athletes from across Canada… Continue reading Cross Country: Gryphons take team gold, Kerr takes individual gold

Midterm Review: Cross-Country

TalentShannon Popowich continued her domination of the Canada West conference this season, toppling competitors to take gold in many events. She even managed fourth at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Cross-Country Championship on the eastern coast of this vast country.Lindsay Winter stayed just behind Popowich all year, with a few top 10s, including a second place… Continue reading Midterm Review: Cross-Country

Good but not great

On the jolly eastern coast of Canada, the lads and lasses of the Dinos cross-country running squad vied for national pride at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Cross-Country Championship Sat., Nov. 12. Dalhousie University hosted the competition, which took place on a course in Halifax commencing so close to the Atlantic Ocean the fish could smell… Continue reading Good but not great

Cross-country carnage

The Dinos cross-country squad tied up their sneakers for a race down in Mr. George W. Bush’s promised land. Okay, it was Spokane, but the Dinos teams collected some hardware to sneak back through customs. The women’s team dominated the field, sealing the competition in a plastic bag and leaving them to suffocate. They placed… Continue reading Cross-country carnage

Cross Country

Talent With a talented field, you can’t accuse the team of being talent-less. With names like Shannon Slater and Renee Kaylor on the women’s side and Geoff Kerr and Andrew Carruthers on the men’s side continually contributing huge success to the Dinos, the results speak for themselves. Effort The women did extremely well, dominating Canada… Continue reading Cross Country

The bar was set a little too high

A chance for cross-country glory went up in a blaze of stress fractures last weekend when the Dinos men’s team finished sixth at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championships.“We had some good performances and some not-so-good performances,” lamented Coach Doug Lamont. “It was not what we expected.”The Dinos were ranked fourth in the country going into… Continue reading The bar was set a little too high