Trojans fall shy of Nationals

The ACAC 2010 cross-country running season wrapped up on Oct. 30 with two strong performances by SAIT Trojan runners Josh Inhaber and Rebecca Britton. But their effort wasn’t enough to clinch a spot at nationals. Both Inhaber and Britton finished 10th overall in their races at provincials, held at Edmonton’s …

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Women’s hockey in second place after successful month

The SAIT women’s hockey team finds itself getting few shots, but a lot of goals. After earning three of eight points over the last two weeks against the NAIT Ooks and Grant MacEwan Griffins, both from Edmonton, the team is second in the ACAC with a 3-2-1 record. After team …

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Get your rub on at couples massage class

In the age of the “pound,” Mardelle Hansen says there’s a lack of meaningful physical contact between people. “People are afraid to be touched,” says Hansen, a registered massage therapist who’s teaching an upcoming couples massage class at SAIT. “There is a (bond) that needs to be connected more.” Hansen …

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Student riders budget big rewards

Rider anticipation comes to an end Nov. 5, with Lake Louise being the first ski hill to re-open and marking the first official day of the 2010/11 snow season. With all the expenses of student life and the lack of disposable income, the Weal’s Alex Glazerman found the cheapest way …

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Basketball season underway

Sports Wrap Women’s basketball The SAIT Trojan women opened the ACAC season with an 88-63 victory against the Lethbridge College Kodiaks on Oct. 22 at Val Matteotti Gym in Lethbridge. SAIT head coach Donovan Martin says the women played a sloppy game off the start, but found their grove as …

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Men’s soccer team comes up short

The SAIT men’s soccer team earned a chance to play for a medal twice but came up short on both attempts. The Trojans advanced to the medal round during ACAC provincials with a 2-1 quarter-final victory over the Grant MacEwan Griffins from Edmonton. Goals came from Francisco Miron and Jordan …

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SAIT gets defensive

As a woman it’s important to know how to defend yourself if you ever get into a sticky situation. SAIT recreational department is offering a women’s self defence class Nov. 16 – 30. Instructor, Trudy Fossey is a fifth-degree black belt instructor in karate and is ready to help women …

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Race to the Nationals

Cross-country running gives the word endurance its true meaning. And SAIT Trojan runners train vigorously in hopes that it will pay off with a spot at the Nationals that will be held this year in Fredericton, New Brunswick at St. Thomas University. The national event focuses on the best runners …

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Men’s hockey first-place standing on thin ice

The streak had to come to an end eventually. The SAIT men’s hockey team earned only one of four points on their road trip to Lac La Biche against the Portage Voyageurs. In the first game on Friday, the Voyageurs performed their best in front of about 1,000 fans and …

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Anna Salt on derby girls

Her name is Karyann Dorn, but you can call her Anna Salt. That’s Dorn’s derby name when she straps on her skates and becomes her butt-kicking alter ego in the Calgary Roller Derby Association (CRDA). This roller derby is not the stuff that you might have seen in the ‘70s …

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From civil war to centre court World-travelled athlete finds home with the Trojans

At first glance, Nyawal Bukjok’s height is immediately apparent. At six-foot-one, the SAIT first-year business administrative student stands with confidence and poise.

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National gold lures Ook to Trojans

Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Johann Hernandez played many sports growing up, but he found himself “always dreaming about going away to play volleyball at a high level.” These dreams led Hernandez to Canada, lst year where he landed in Edmonton playing volleyball for the NAIT Ooks. However, the SAIT Trojans’ …

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Coaches Corner – Ryan Marsden

Men’s volleyball head coach, Ryan Marsden answers a few questions for the Weal. How is this season looking so far? The season looks good as far as results are concerned, but that is not my primary focus. We have many new guys to the program and what I am most …

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Coaches Corner – October 28, 2010

Head coach of the Trojans men’s basketball team, Mike Stevens answers a few questions for the Weal: How would you say this season is looking so far? It is going to be a fun season, as the league is wide open this year. Not only that, but we have a …

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Cross-country runner “competitive from day one”

Imagine running a five-kilometer cross-country race in 24.08 minutes, earning eighth place in a field of 53. Now imagine achieving this feat without formal training at a track or in a running club. That’s exactly what SAIT radiology technology student Rebecca Britton accomplished recently in Red Deer Sept. 25 during …

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Soccer player defies cystic fibrosis

At 13 – after being told she had pneumonia twice and enduring multiple tests – Morgann Schnell was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. “It was overwhelming,” Schnell says. Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease of the glands; which produce extra mucus and sweat, which can lead to lung infections, cause …

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SAIT Cross Country

Ready, set go: The SAIT Cross Country team participates in its first meet Saturday, Sept. 18th.

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