Simran Dhami

Volleyball veteran Simran Dhami makes ACAC history in final year

Middle Simran Dhami sets all-time blocks record Trojans women’s volleyball player Simran Dhami achieved ACAC legend status with the Nov. 21 game in Medicine Hat. The middle, who is originally from Golden, B.C., became the record holder for most all time blocks, outshining Lakeland College’s Michelle Laing, who previously set …

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Make Some Noise for Mental Health

Upping the volume: Make Some Noise for Mental Health returns for 2019 

Make Some Noise for Mental Health, the SAIT-made campaign runs for three weeks instead of one this year. The fourth annual Make Some Noise for Mental Health campaign kicked off at SAIT on Jan. 11, 2019 with some notable changes. This year’s campaign had a “handful of new things,” according …

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Calgary eSports League holds debut event sparking the Calgary pro gaming scene

A new eSports league has emerged onto the Calgary gaming scene, with a debut event this month. The Calgary eSports League (CEL) is hosting their inaugural event at Telus Spark on Jan. 15.  All of the big eSports titles are represented in this event, including iconic competitive games Super Smash …

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Bob Probert documentary screened at Plaza Theatre

The life of legendary NHL enforcer Bob Probert has been put on the big screen by a local filmmaker. Tough Guy: The Bob Probert Story follows the “heavyweight champion of the NHL” from the 1980s and 1990s. The film follows Probert through his early days in hockey, his 16-year career …

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Randy O’Dell Centre donation received to benefit electrical apprenticeship programs

Estate of the late electrician, and entrepreneur Randy O’Dell  provides largest single legacy donation ever received by SAIT. A substantial gift was given to SAIT on Nov. 13 to make a new space for certain electrical programs. The gift is from the estate of Randy O’Dell, founder of O’Dell Electric, who died …

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Hoops hype: Trojans men’s basketball team first in the country with 10-0 start

The SAIT Trojans men’s basketball team, winning their first 10 games, finished the fall semester ranked first in the country.  The team climbed to first in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC), and their undefeated run also ranked them first in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). Everything is working …

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Trojans cricket team shows promise, gaining momentum in first competitive tournament

The Trojans seek greatness in the world of cricket as they enter their first year of competition. Cricket, a sport that originated from south-east England in the 16th century, is a game with 11 players on each team. Similar to baseball, one side has a batsman, and one side has …

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Matthew Travaglini, the dominant Trojan Graduating running star: back-to-back cross-country national champion

A SAIT running star is leaving an outstanding athletic legacy after another stellar season. Matthew Travaglini is in his second and final year at SAIT, and has become one of Canada’s top runners. He just won his second consecutive national title at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championship in …

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Red Dead Redeption 2 raises the bar for open world games

Rockstar Games released Red Dead Redemption 2 on Oct. 26th, and the game couldn’t be more perfect.  The gameplay, the sounds, like the people screeching in pain after they get their legs shot off with a double barrel, the wildlife that is always ripe for slaughter, and the interaction with …

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Home heartbreak for Trojans soccer Women win silver, men bronze at ACAC soccer championships

Both SAIT Trojans soccer teams fell short of gold, but still medalled, at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conferences (ACAC) championships, held at SAIT from Oct. 25-28. The women’s team won silver, while the men managed to win bronze after an upset loss in the semi-finals.   Silver, and on to …

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Staying off the court but in the game Alicia Tan moves from star player to coach this season

Alicia Tan, star of the SAIT women’s basketball team the last few years, has taken her talents behind the bench this season, starting her coaching career with the Trojans. Tan was starting guard for the Trojans last year in their 17-4 season, winning bronze in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference …

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Trojans golf comeback: Men’s team finishes fourth in championship; women finish fifth

In their first season in almost 20 years, the SAIT golf team had a rocky, but respectable, showing. At the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) championships at Alberta Springs Golf Course in Red Deer, the men’s team finished in a tie for fourth of seven teams, while the women finished …

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Trojans set to host softball championship

The SAIT Trojans women’s fastball team is hosting the Western Collegiate Softball Association (WCSA) Championship from Sept. 28 to 30. The team is led by seasoned head coach George Edwards, the longest serving coach in the WCSA. Edwards is no stranger to hosting championship tournaments. This will be his second …

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SAIT sets the par high

Golf returns to SAIT after 17 years off Trojans roster After 17 years, the SAIT golf team is returning, with a local pro as head coach.  Golf was discontinued in 2001, but athletics manager Bob Murray said he thinks the increased popularity of the sport made it return.  Murray said …

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