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Women’s volleyball Jesse Knight was named the full-time head coach of the University of Calgary Dinos women’s volleyball team. Knight was interim-coach for the 2008-09 season. He led the Dinos to 16-4 record and won a silver medal in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport volleyball championship. Next year will be his second season with the Dinos… Continue reading Sport shorts

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Spoiler alert: women’s volleyball team sweeps WolfPack Second place is first loser, right? Try telling that to the University of Calgary Dinos women’s volleyball team.Their dominant effort last weekend in a two-game series against the University of Thompson Rivers WolfPack proved they wanted a first-place finish in the Canada West conference.Unfortunately, the two wins were… Continue reading Canada West sport shorts

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Men’s hockey The University of Calgary Dinos men’s hockey team were unable to take a win away from their two-game series in Regina. They lost their Saturday game 3-0 and then followed that up with a 6-2 loss on Sunday, to bring their winless streak to four. The men are in last place and face… Continue reading Sporty sport shorts

Sport shorts: Dinos nab new QB; Boyles named athletic director

Dinos land new quarterback Canadian Interuniversity Sport’s 2007 most valuable football player is now a part of the University of Calgary Dinos organization. Hec Crighton trophy winner Erik Glavic has transferred for the 2009 winter semester and will be on board for the 2009 season. The 22-year-old Glavic comes from the 2007 Vanier Cup runner-up… Continue reading Sport shorts: Dinos nab new QB; Boyles named athletic director

Sport shorts: Effah snags Tees award

Men’s basketball The University of Calgary Dinos men’s basketball team continuesd their Canada West domination sweeping Saskatchewan 91-66 and 90-80 last weekend in Saskatoon.The wins put the team at a 9-1 record as they enter the semester break. Women’s basketball The University of Calgary Dinos women’s basketball team enters the semester break coming off two… Continue reading Sport shorts: Effah snags Tees award

Sport shorts: Dino Cup this weekend, Stanley Cup mishap

Men’s hockey splits series The University of Calgary men’s hockey team split their home-and-home series against the University of Alberta Golden Bears last weekend.The Dinos never bounced back from two goals scored in the first five minutes of the teams’ first meeting of the season, losing 6-1.Looking to avenge the lopsided score, the Dinos unleashed… Continue reading Sport shorts: Dino Cup this weekend, Stanley Cup mishap

Sport shorts: football returns, athletes of the week

Basketball this weekend The University of Calgary Dinos women’s basketball invitational tournament gets underway this Friday. You can catch the University of Toronto Varsity Blues take on the University of Windsor Lancers at 5 p.m. and stay to watch the Dinos take on Memorial University of Newfoundland Sea-Hawks at 7 p.m. in the Jack Simpson… Continue reading Sport shorts: football returns, athletes of the week

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CFL has eyes on Steenbergen University of Calgary Dinos offensive lineman Dylan Steenbergen’s confidence got a little boost when he was named the number eight ranked CFL draft-eligible player last week.The rankings are produced by the CFL’s amateur scouting bureau, which is made up of a team of scouts, player personnel directors and general mangers… Continue reading Sport shorts

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Three inducted into U of C Athletic Hall of Fame Peter Connellan, Wendy Carson and Robert Laycock were inducted into the University of Calgary’s Athletic Hall of Fame during a dinner at the Roundup Centre on Wednesday.Connellan was inducted in the builders category for his tenure as Dinos football coach (1977, 1983-95), one of the… Continue reading Sport shorts