Hockey brings people together in the month of November

Hockey brings people together. Whether it’s watching the game on TV with friends and family, banding together to cheer on your favourite team, or a parent teaching their child how to tie their skates and shoot the puck. Hockey also brings people together through the NHL’s initiative Hockey Fights Cancer. …

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Bringing home the bronze

The SAIT men’s soccer team didn’t let the loss that sent them to the bronze medal game, and away from nationals, stop them from bringing home one final win of the 2017/2018 season. The team became the bronze medal champions by shutting out Concordia University of Edmonton Thunder, with a …

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Women’s soccer ends season with high hopes

For the first time, the SAIT women’s soccer team took the south division title, and ended the season with their highest finish at the Alberta College Athletic Conference (ACAC) championship since the 2003/2004 season. After a disappointing loss in the semi-finals against the Grande Prairie Regional College Wolves, the girls …

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Once a Trojan, always a Trojan

Fifth-year volleyball veteran Samantha Carpenter reflects on time at SAIT After five years of playing for SAIT’s women’s volleyball team, Trojan player Samantha Carpenter is getting ready to start her life and graduate from the hospitality management program. Carpenter’s five years on the team had not gone exactly as she …

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Trojans women’s hockey ends season with silver medal

Second-year defencewoman Madison Colbow talks playoffs After starting the year with one win and nine losses, the Trojans women’s hockey team turned their season around and managed to finish second in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) league. Their final game, the championship game, was lost when the MacEwan Griffins …

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Trojans student-athlete feels at home on SAIT ice

Balancing an education and social life is hard enough for the average college student without adding a sport to the mix. But for many student athletes the benefits of being on a team are worth the sleepless nights. Cora Sutton, captain of the SAIT Trojans hockey team, started her journey …

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Show them the money

Court case of CHL class action lawsuit underway in Calgary On Feb. 7, Calgary Justice Robert Hall ruled that more than 7,000 pages of the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) financial records would be unsealed. “The defendants are making use of the documents so it would be entirely unfair not to …

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A shakey solution

Referee and play contact outlawed A new rule introduced by Hockey Calgary has caused plenty of confusion in Calgary’s minor hockey community. The new rule states that there will be no post-game contact, including handshaking, with the referee or linesmen, by players or team officials. This does not mean there …

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Playing playmaker

SAIT assists Paralympic athletes with prototype wheelchair A prototype wheelchair designed by the Mechanical Engineering Technology program (MET) here at SAIT was proved to be essential for Team Canada’s wheelchair basketball teams for the 2016 Paralympic Games. The project was started on a computer program called Solid Works, as a …

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