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With more rookies than returnees, the coach does the hazing

By Amanda VanSteelandt

With 14 rookies and a roster of 26–plus some injured senior players–the Dinos men’s soccer team’s prospects don’t look so good. “It’s going to be a challenging year,” admitted Head Coach Andy Gibbs.The team appears to be blessed yearly by the fountain of youth, having battled with a rookie-laden roster last year as well. Because… Continue reading With more rookies than returnees, the coach does the hazing

Dinos miss golden opportunity

By Tanya DeLyzer and Amanda VanSteelandt

The Dinos men’s basketball team was disappointedly eliminated from playoffs Feb. 18-20. The 2004 Canada West Champion Dinos lost to the University of Alberta Golden Bears in a best-of-three Mountain Division semi-final. After defeating the Bears 78-76 on Friday, the Dinos were trounced 79-69 and 86-68 on Saturday and Sunday respectively. This is the third… Continue reading Dinos miss golden opportunity

Report Card: Men’s Soccer

By Tanya DeLyzer and Amanda VanSteelandt

Talent With fewer newcomers than last year, this team was still on the young side. However, they didn’t lack talent. They had many consistent contributors who shone on some days and blended in on others. The stats from the regular season didn’t show this team’s true potential. Effort Scrappy, indeed. That shows heart. When they… Continue reading Report Card: Men’s Soccer

Ballers net two against Huskies

By Amanda VanSteelandt

On a roll, the Dinos men’s basketball team crushed the fifth-ranked University of Saskatchewan Huskies twice Nov. 2627. On Friday, the Dinos had already amassed a massive 4526 lead by halftime. No doubt their just reward for shooting 57 per cent from the field, compared to a paltry 35 per cent for the Huskies in… Continue reading Ballers net two against Huskies

Thank the Lord we’re hosting

By Tanya DeLyzer and Amanda VanSteelandt

This final week of regular season soccer competition was full of Pronghorns and Pandas and Dinos, oh my! A Pronghorn, more commonly called an antelope, uses its sharp vision to see danger and its superior agility to run away from it. The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns were ecologically disappointing this past weekend. They neither saw… Continue reading Thank the Lord we’re hosting

Men can’t score

By Amanda VanSteelandt and Tanya DeLyzer

Perhaps the University of Calgary men’s soccer team was still recovering from their big “cabaret” when they went out on the road last weekend. The men couldn’t even manage to score. This isn’t usually a problem according to rumors on the sidelines. The first game, on Thu., Sept. 30, Trinity Western University slaughtered the Dinos.… Continue reading Men can’t score