Uncommon talent at Commonwealth Games

By Sean Nyilassy

As we come down from the Olympic buzz, there are a few other events to keep us going until our blood boils with playoff hockey in April. Along with the Paralympics and various World Championships taking place, the XVIII Commonwealth Games run Mar. 15-26 in Melbourne, Australia. The games showcase some of the world’s best… Continue reading Uncommon talent at Commonwealth Games

Sporty tracksters unearth victory

By Sean Nyilassy

The Dinos track and field squad’s season climaxed Mar. 9-11 as the University of Saskatchewan hosted the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Indoor Track and Field Championship. The Dinos sent 13 women and seven men to fight for the titles. While the men had a few successes, the small number of athletes only managed a tie for… Continue reading Sporty tracksters unearth victory

Dinos feel deeply pleased with Canada West win

By Sean Nyilassy

As most students counted down the hours before classes resumed, the men and women of the Dinos track and field squad pointed their hopes north to the University of Alberta where they competed in the Canada West Track and Field Championship Feb. 24-25. The women’s squad aimed at a second consecutive CW title, while the… Continue reading Dinos feel deeply pleased with Canada West win

Trio of tracksters compete in Washington meet

By Sean Nyilassy

Three Dinos track athletes had the opportunity to carefully venture into the United States of America during the evidently dangerous quail-hunting season. But these athletes weren’t there for sport; this was strictly business–which in their case happens to be sports.Renee Kaylor, Shannon Popowich and Geoff Kerr competed in Washington in the Husky Classic Sat., Feb.… Continue reading Trio of tracksters compete in Washington meet

Report Card: Track and Field

By Aritra Das

Talent The Dinos women are certainly not deficient in talent, boasting numerous high performance athletes such as Jessica Zelinka, three-time Canadian Interuniversity Sport Female Track Athlete of the Year. The middle and long distance women were also dominant throughout most of the season. It was not abnormal to see three or more Dinos placing in… Continue reading Report Card: Track and Field

Track and Field

By Sean Nyilassy

Talent I can’t think of a word to describe this team’s talent, so I’m going to make one up. Amtifluecent. There, I said it. They had Jessica Zelinka, capturing two golds, a silver and a bronze at the national championships earning herself CIS Female Track and Field Athlete of the Year in the process. Coaching… Continue reading Track and Field