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November 02, 2000
  Intensity, integrity and intelligencePDF files may take a moment to load

Wrestling may be the toughest sport in the world. One-on-one raw intensity, unmatched by any team sport, makes freestyle wrestling competition not just one of the oldest, but also one of the toughest athletic events known to man. Strength, speed and smarts all help make a good wrestler. Good news for Dinos' fans: the University of Calgary has plenty of good wrestlers, both male and female.

November 02, 2000
  Men split in SaskatchewanPDF files may take a moment to load

Last weekend once again saw the University of Calgary men's hockey squad head out to the vastness of the Saskatchewan landscape--a return to the site of their previous year's national defeats in order to square off against long-time rivals, the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.

The venue: Rutherford Arena, Saskatoon.

The thought inside the head of every member of the Dinos: Redemption.

November 02, 2000
  Pronghorns pillage DinosPDF files may take a moment to load

Announcing the winner of the first annual Pennzoil Positive-Spin-in-the-Face-of-Massive-Adversity Award: Dinos women's hockey Head Coach Kathy Berg.

November 02, 2000
  Soccersaurs prepare for playoff dominationPDF files may take a moment to load

In a famed '80s movie, the secret of Michael J. Fox's success was to work hard and sleep with his aunt, but for the Dinos soccer teams, this weekend's playoffs require a different formula in order to succeed.

"More than any time in the past 17 years, we are ready," said men's Head Coach Andy Gibbs. "But if we don't get our attitude right from the first minute of the first game we won't succeed."

November 02, 2000
  Return to the promised landPDF files may take a moment to load

In their last regular season game, the Calgary Dinos won away from home, beating the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in a muddy game that ended 33-13.

"I think we played a very solid game on both sides of the field," said Head Coach Tony Fasano.

"The defensive team is coming together and everybody did what they wanted to do. We're playing within our limits and we know what they are and we're starting to feel good about ourselves," said Assistant Coach Jerry Friesen.

November 02, 2000
  Volleyball Dinos roll over Trinity WesternPDF files may take a moment to load

There is a certain challenge that comes with beginning a new season. For Dinos men's and women's volleyball, the challenge was greater than merely the pressure of performing for points in the Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union--it was the challenge of playing away from the safety of their own gymnasium.

"To win in this league, you have to be able to win on the road," commented men's Head Coach Greg Ryan.

November 02, 2000
  New season, new hope, new lossesPDF files may take a moment to load

In their home opener for the 2000/2001 season, the University of Calgary men's basketball team fell to the Brandon University Bobcats 90-84 and 90-88. Both games were extremely close and the Dinos made a jubilant effort to show off their new team and new coach, Dan Vanhooren. However the Bobcats, last year's Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union finalists, proved to be too much for the hosts. Both teams played good games with Brandon coming out on top each time.

November 02, 2000
  All is right with the world againPDF files may take a moment to load

Basketball season has just begun for the University of Calgary Dinos, and the women have proven they are ready to play. After defeating Brandon University 107-60 and 83-49, the team's experience is evident.

"I really like what I'm seeing in our team this year," said Head Coach Shawnee Harle. "Any time you win your first two league games, particularly at home, I think there is no better way to start."

November 02, 2000
  Olympic champion Igali visits U of CPDF files may take a moment to load

It's funny; at first glance, Daniel Igali doesn't look very intimidating at all. Until one gets a closer look, his five-foot-eight frame doesn't seem very imposing, certainly not the image most athletes of his calibre portray. Even his ears don't surrender the fact that the man is a wrestler.

November 02, 2000
  Foreign policy 411PDF files may take a moment to load

Students with an interest in Canada's role on the international stage were given insight into the nature of foreign policy last Friday when President of the Canadian Institute for International Affairs Barbara McDougall lectured at the University of Calgary. The CIIA looks at a broad range of global issues and provides a forum for discussion among those who take a particular interest in this vital component of Canadian policy.

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