Volleysaurs in early season struggle

By Carly McKay

“We’re just trying to get W’s,” said Glen Handley at the outset of the season. Unfortunately, those wins have proven more elusive than the men’s volleyball team had anticipated. This past weekend was to mark the Dinos’ return to form following two disappointing matches against the University of Alberta Pandas Nov. 12-13, but the team’s… Continue reading Volleysaurs in early season struggle

Dinos ladies feelin’ Pronghorny

By Sean Nyilassy and Lee Bogle

As our powerhouse women’s basketball team went into combat mode at home Fri., Nov. 19, they must have been thinking one thing: We are playing the unranked University of Lethbridge Pronghorns. “We learned a hard lesson,” Associate Coach Claire Mitton confided, “but fortunately we learned it quickly.” It’s a lesson some of us learn the… Continue reading Dinos ladies feelin’ Pronghorny

Back in first

By Jo Wynn

The sweet taste of revenge was extra sweet this past weekend. The Dinos women’s volleyball team beat their nemesis from the north–the University of Alberta Pandas–two nights in a row in Calgary, Nov. 12-13. After losing to the Pandas three weekends in a row during the preseason, our girls are making up for it when… Continue reading Back in first

Volleysaurs bronzed at Dino Cup

By Carly McKay

It isn’t quite what they had envisioned, but a third place finish in last weekend’s Husky Dino Cup Oct. 29-30 is still quite an accomplishment for the Dinos men’s volleyball team. With a 4-0 record at the University of Saskatchewan preseason tournament under their belts, most of the players had high hopes heading into action… Continue reading Volleysaurs bronzed at Dino Cup

Clan’t burn a Dinosaur

By Jo Wynn

The Canada West season opened with a bang for the Dinos women’s volleyball team at Simon Fraser University Fri., Oct. 22. The SFU Clan were beaten swiftly 3-1 by the Dinos, crushing any hopes of beating the reigning national champs. After winning Friday’s first set 25-16, the Dinos were a bit shaky in the next,… Continue reading Clan’t burn a Dinosaur

Volleysaurs set

By Carly McKay

With only a couple of weeks to go before the official season starts, Dinos men’s volleyball Head Coach Greg Ryan is quietly confident. The team is looking to improve on last years’ finish in a tough conference, and with five returning starters, Ryan believes his team has what it takes to go the distance. “This… Continue reading Volleysaurs set

Pandas thwart Dinosaurs once again

By Sean Nyilassy

Having fallen to the University of Alberta Pandas twice already in the preseason, the Dinos women’s volleyball team had something to prove Oct. 8-10 at the University of Saskatchewan’s tournament. Unfortunately for our ladies, the Pandas once again showed that friendly and fuzzy rule the court for the time being. The Dinos started out with… Continue reading Pandas thwart Dinosaurs once again