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Stepping up to the plate

Trojans softball player not held back by blindness Sheelsa Steed has been blind in her eye since birth, and can remember when she first communicated to her parents that she saw things differently. “I can see movement and colour in my eye, but that’s about it. I’m considered legally blind,” …

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Indoor track recap

The SAIT Trojan’s indoor track and cross-country teams are done for the season, and after a successful indoor track championship in Lethbridge, the preparation for next year is about to begin. “We had a really good team this year,” said co-head coach Ryan Edgar. “Good training sessions and good participation …

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Megan Brennan poses for a portrait in the Campus Centre gym at SAIT in Calgary on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Brennan is graduating from the radio, television and broadcast program in April, and just finished her fifth and final year playing for the Trojans women's volleyball team. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/SAIT)

A career to remember

Megan Brennan says goodbye to her Trojans family after five years Megan Brennan has spent her time at SAIT busy with breaking records and cementing her name in the history books. After a five-year career with the Trojans women’s volleyball team, she’ll now embark on a new journey and write …

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SAIT Trojans photographer Andrew Crossett poses for a portrait in the Campus Centre gym at SAIT in Calgary on Friday, March 3, 2017. Crossett is a SAIT graduate as well as a past photo editor at the Weal.

Through the looking lens

Trojans photographer had long journey to becoming sports photographer For the past six years, Andrew Crossett has taken photos of all the league sports that the SAIT Trojans has to offer. He is regularly found at Trojans home games, snapping shots of the athletes in their element. With the phenomenal …

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Members of the SAIT Concrete Toboggan team show off their sled in Winnipeg on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. The team placed fifth out of 21 teams in the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race.

Hitting the slopes

SAIT wins big at Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race Back in February, SAIT competed with multiple colleges and universities across the country in the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race, an engineering challenge where students are tasked with creating a fully functioning sled with multiple mechanical parts.  The SAIT team of …

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SAIT Trojans women's hockey head coach Terry Larson talks game plan to his players. Larson has coached 200 ACAC games.
Photos by Andrew Crossest

A night to remember

Trojans victory highlighted by two memorable achievements One milestone is great, two in one game is even better. Add in a victory, and it’s a night filled with celebrations.  On Feb. 12, the SAIT Trojans women’s hockey team celebrated head coach Terry Larson’s 200th Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) game. …

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The SAIT Trojans men's volleyball team take on the Red Deer College Kings in their season opener in the SAIT gym.
Photo by Andrew Crossett

Going for the kill

February Trojan of the Month: Trent Mounter For his sophomore season, Trent Mounter was sure to put the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) on notice with his attaking play. The 21-year-old business student from Perth, Australia had an excellent scoring record this season playing for the SAIT Trojans men’s volleyball …

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(Photo by Dawn Gibson/SAIT)

Set up across the globe

Two-year Trojan has travelled the world for volleyball International student and men’s volleyball player Tyler Latu’ila has played volleyball across the globe for most of his life. A current student athlete enrolled in business administration, Latu’ila first started playing volleyball at Penrose high school, in his hometown of Auckland, New …

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February 12, 2017 === Indoor Track === SAIT hosts indoor track at the Repsol Centre.
Photograph by: Andrew Crossett

Running like the wind

Trojans indoor track star looks to replicate cross-country success Ricki Doyle was born and raised on a farm in Ernfold, Sask., a town with a population of 35.  She was the youngest of three daughters and running has always been a part of her life.  “I started running when I …

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SAIT Trojans women's hockey player Kali Jamieson relaxes before practice at SAIT in Calgary on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/SAIT)

The comeback kid

Trojan not held back by rare arthritis Kali Jamieson has Rheumatoid arthritis, a disease that causes inflammation, swelling and pain in small joints. This will be her first interrupted season in two years. Rheumatoid arthritis is a rare condition for people under the age of thirty to develop. “My will …

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(Photo by Alex Medina)

Leading by example

Trojans talk the importance and responsibility of being a captain The role of a captain on any sports team is more complex than just being the best player on the team. “The captain needs to have a connection with the rest of the players,” said Sean McKay, head coach of …

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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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Ambrose University Lions guard Katie Nutini shoots the ball in women's basketball action pitting the SAIT Trojans against Ambrose University Lions at SAIT in Calgary on Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Trojans claimed victory over the Lions, with a final score of 73-45. (Photo by Parker Crook/SAIT)

Trojans end dry spell

Team hopes to build on success for nationals The SAIT Trojans women’s basketball team took on Ambrose University Lions on Feb. 3, ending in a landslide victory for the Trojans. The end-of-game horn blew as fans celebrated the Trojans 73-45 win over the Lions, which brought an end to the …

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SAIT Trojans women's basketball guard Martina Allen takes a break from practice at the Campus Centre gym at SAIT in Calgary on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/SAIT)

Lucky number seven

January Trojan of the month: Martina Allen Martina Allen has always been around a basketball. As the youngest of three sisters, she grew up watching them play league basketball, and eventually they were the inspiration for her coming to SAIT. After one year of red-shirting at Mount Royal University, Allen …

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September 3, 2016 === Women's Fastball ===
Photograph by: Andrew Crossett

Fielding questions

Sitting down with softball captain Hailey Young The Weal caught up with SAIT Trojans softball captain Hailey Young, to talk about softball and her experiences at SAIT both on and off the field.  The Weal: How did you find out about the softball team at SAIT?  Hailey Young: The head …

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Game action photos between the SAIT Trojans and Red Deer College Kings on Jan. 27, 2017 at SAIT Arena in Calgary, Alta. (Photo by Alex Medina/The Press)

In the zone

Trojans men’s hockey continues to build on a strong season Coming off a bye week can prove to be a tough task. It tests the resilience of a team to overcome the rust of a week off to push for the win.  For the SAIT Trojans men’s hockey team, they …

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We’re on the air

Trojans Productions broadcast worldwide Trojans Productions is a webcast here at SAIT that gives broadcasting students an incredible opportunity to get hands-on experience through broadcasting Trojans games, and it’s a great way for alumni around the world to catch up on their old teams.  “We’ve been doing Trojans Productions since …

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SAIT Trojans take on the NAIT Ooks during a men's hockey regular season game in the ACAC league at SAIT in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. Ooks defeated the Trojans 4-3 after double overtime. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ SAIT)

The times, they are a-changing

Trojans coaches reflect on their playing careers As with everything else in the world, over the course of time, things evolve to become better and sports is no exception. When we compare sports today to those of the past, it is clear that much has changed and we may often …

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SAIT Trojans men's basketball team take on the Lethbridge College Kodiaks in a regular season game at SAIT in Calgary on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. The Trojans defeated the Kodiaks 77-66. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/SAIT)

Primed for playoffs

Trojans Men’s basketball gear up for upcoming post-season The SAIT Trojans men’s basketball team is almost half-way through their regular season. And, with an impressive eight wins to three losses, the Trojans don’t plan on slowing down.  Head coach Marty Birky said the team has continued to perform at a …

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January 27, 2016 === DJ Spin ===
Photograph by: Andrew Crossett

Bring the noise

Trojans gear up to raise awareness for mental health January is a month of mental health awareness, with Blue Monday, statistically the most depressing day of the year, Bell Let’s Talk Day and the Trojans Make Some Noise campaign which runs from Jan. 23 to Jan. 28  All of these …

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