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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mind games

Mental aspect of sports just as important as physical skill When it comes to sports, the general consensus is that it’s all physical skill, which, in turn, leads to the mental aspect of the game being overlooked. An old philosophy in sports states that it is 90 per cent mental …

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Eleventh heaven

Trojans women’s volleyball extend win streak to eleven straight games Winning streaks come and go during a season, but it is very rare to see a winning streak reach double-digits at any level.  The SAIT Trojans women’s volleyball team has accomplished this feat after winning back-to-back games against the Lethbridge …

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New man on campus

Introducing the new athletics and recreation director SAIT’s new athletics and recreation director, Wade Kolmel, formerly of Keyano College in Fort McMurray, brings experience and determination to the Trojans’ teams. “The program has always impressed me, so when the position became available, I thought it would be a good fit.”  …

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No break from the game

For many of our SAIT Trojans teams, the winter break comes in the middle of their busiest season. In between final exams, practice and trying to get some relaxation during the holidays, the Trojans try to stay active to avoid dampening their skills. “Most of the players are more mentally …

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Five star recruit

November Trojan of the month: John Smith Jr. Making the jump from playing college basketball in the United States to Canada was a change of pace, but was something John Smith Jr. couldn’t pass up. Smith was one of SAIT Trojans men’s basketball assistant coach Zach Alger’s new recruits for …

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