WrestleMania MMX

By Noah Miller

The Dinos wrestling team will look to defend its women’s championship team title against the rival Simon Fraser University Clan at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport nationals this weekend in Calgary. The team qualified seven out of eight women and four men for this weekend’s meet. “I’m pretty satisfied,” said Dinos wrestling coach Mitch Ostberg. “I… Continue reading WrestleMania MMX

Dino women wrestlers throw down to claim CIS gold

By Brad Halasz

Energy poured from the home crowd stands of the Jack Simpson Gym last weekend during the Canadian Interuniversity Sport wrestling championships. Energy seeped through the locker room speeches and on to the mat. Energy burst through the faces of each contestant, but ultimately it was the harnessing of that energy by six University of Calgary… Continue reading Dino women wrestlers throw down to claim CIS gold

Wrestlers prepare for CW

By Amanda Hu

As the season nears a close, the Dinos wrestling team is gearing up for the Canada West championships in Saskatoon Feb. 16-17. The women’s team is a top contender going into the competition, currently ranked first in Canadian Interuniversity Sport standings, while the men stand at fifth. Coach Mitch Ostberg is hopeful about the outcome… Continue reading Wrestlers prepare for CW


By Kris Kotarski

The University of Calgary will play host to the 2008 and 2009 Canadian Interuniversity Sport men’s and women’s wrestling championships. This is the first time since 1995 that Calgary has played host to the event, and the first time ever that it will play host to the women’s portion, which didn’t become recognized as a… Continue reading Wrestling

Wrestling lasses land silver at CIS Championship

By Sean Nyilassy

The beautiful Brock University campus played host to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Wrestling Championship Mar. 3-4. Since the ability to walk, and the ability to talk make you eligible to go to Brock, many Dinos wrestlers qualified. However, these low standards made contenders from Brock as tough as nails.The lady Dinos, with 50 points, managed… Continue reading Wrestling lasses land silver at CIS Championship

Second ain’t too bad

By Sean Nyilassy

How was the west won? In the case of wrestling, the supremacy of the Simon Fraser University Clan won the west. The Dinos traveled to Vancouver, where the Clan hosted the Canada West Wrestling Championship. Though the Clan mopped up, the Dinos had some solid results.The women fared best, in second just seven points behind… Continue reading Second ain’t too bad

Dinos near top

By John Leung Chung-Yin

It has been a busy month for the wrestling team as they continued their quest to conquer the forbidding island that is Canada West. The women have been tearing up their competition while the men are staying competitive in a tough field. The women started with a devastating win at home at the Dino Invitational… Continue reading Dinos near top

Wrestling. The W and T are silent

By John Leung Chung-Yin

Warriors come and go, and this transition is most obvious in university sports. The Dinos wrestling team is certainly not immune to this rule, and this year produces a pair of distinguished graduates–Damon Booth and Krista “Killer” Wells. Both have made a name for themselves on the wrestling mat of glory. Booth, a local high… Continue reading Wrestling. The W and T are silent