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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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SAIT Trojans women's hockey defenseman Madison Colbow poses for a portrait in a dressing room at SAIT in Calgary on Feb. 21, 2017. Colbow spent three years playing for the Southern Range Goldwings in her midget hockey career. During the 2013-2014 season, her team finished first in their conference and went on to win the Esso Cup in 2014. During an interview at the Esso Cup, Colbow said she was, "living the dream." Upon arrival back to Sask., she had the quote tattooed on her right rib. (Photo by Madison Casavant /SAIT)

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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Cora Sutton, fifth year Trojans women's hockey player, poses for a photo in her dressing room at SAIT on March 7, 2017. Sutton was recently named to the ACAC Second All Conference Team for the fourth consecutive year. (Photo by Madison Casavant /SAIT)

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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This is an image of a referee and a person on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 shaking hands.  (Photo by Ruwald de Fortier /SAIT)

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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The 2016 Paralympic Games had a SAIT connection, thanks to the MET program.

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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