Men’s Volleyball

By Chris Johns

Talent With the exception of Sean Kendal, this team lacks the elite talent required to be a contender in national competition. With the departure of key players last year, the team is relatively new and inexperienced. Now don’t get me wrong, they’re a solid team, they just didn’t possess enough extra pizzazz. Coaching Trust within… Continue reading Men’s Volleyball

Male volleysaurs extinct for now

By Dale Miller

Like the auto-cannibalistic Orobouros, the Dino men’s volleyball team came full circle and ended their season the same way they started it–by losing to the Trinity Western University Spartans. The volleysaurs met their demise in close but convincing fashion, falling 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-23) Fri., Feb. 13, and 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 21-25, 25-15) Sat., Feb.… Continue reading Male volleysaurs extinct for now

Volleysaurs gain trust and win

By Dale Miller

The Dinos men’s volleyball team skinned, tanned and mounted the University of Regina Cougars in two consecutive matches Feb. 6-7. The Dinos kicked the weekend off right with a heartening 3-0 (25-19, 25-11, 26-24) win Friday. Saturday’s match was closer, with the flatland felines briefly flashing their claws in the first and second games only… Continue reading Volleysaurs gain trust and win

Volleysaurs pushed to extinction

By Daorcey Le Bray

“Dino Extinction Tour.” It’s a popular shirt for $20 in the University of Alberta gym. The simple white tee sports a fossilized Rex and the dates the Dinos men’s volleyball team meet the University of Alberta Golden Bears this season. Hurtful enough to make a Dinos fan angry. True enough to make him cry. Jan.… Continue reading Volleysaurs pushed to extinction

Swept aside by flatlanders

By Dale Miller

The University of Saskatche- wan Huskies brought out their big brooms to sweep the Dinos men’s volleyball team out of the Jack Simpson Gymnasium Jan. 9-10, dropping the volleysaurs to seventh in the country. "We ran into the best serving team in the conference," commented Head Coach Greg Ryan about the victorious Huskies. "They were… Continue reading Swept aside by flatlanders

Volleysaurs heading for nationals

By Kris Kotarski

"We play better under pressure," said a grinning Denis Zhukov. "No pressure all season and this is the first weekend in a while we took both games."The entire Jack Simpson Gymnasium grinned along with the Dinos’ power hitter as he led his team to two quick victories against the Trinity Western University Spartans."Look, the Russian… Continue reading Volleysaurs heading for nationals