Spreading the Inferno Calgary Inferno broadcasting four games on Sportsnet 960 The Fan

The Calgary Inferno of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) will have four of its games broadcast on Sportsnet 960 The Fan this season. According to the Fan’s Oct. 15 press release, they are “the first commercial radio station in North America” to do live play-by-play of the CWHL.  The …

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First month of Trojans hockey in the books Men’s team starts strong, women’s team struggling

After the first month of their seasons – about a quarter through – the SAIT Trojans hockey teams were going in opposite directions. However, both said that their depth remains their strength. Men’s team The first quarter of the Trojans men’s hockey season featured both a huge win against a …

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Men’s volleyball team off to good start defending ACAC title Coach encouraged by wins over tough competition

A year after winning the provincial championship, the SAIT Trojans men’s volleyball team got off to a 3-0 start, before dropping their next four games. Head coach Sean McKay was encouraged by the team coming out strong for a “front-loaded” schedule, against three of the top Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference …

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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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Logging off from the esports debate Learning to live with videogames being considered “sports”

Over the past few years, I have become annoyed at esports headlines creeping their way into my sports coverage. How dare those nerds interrupt me from reading the 40th straight TSN article arguing about just how good Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews are? However, after some consideration, I have reached …

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Calgary 2026: Let’s do what Calgary city council didn’t have the guts to

Calgarians should vote “No” to the 2026 Olympics on Nov. 13 Calgary city council may have kept the 2026 Olympic bid on life support, but Calgarians should still pull the plug on Nov. 13. The rollercoaster journey of the bid the last week of October was a reminder of how …

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Trojans hockey and golf: Double threats on the ice and fairway

“Hockey and golf go hand-in-hand,” according to Karmen Mooney, a SAIT Trojan who pulled double duty on both teams this season. “It’s the swing,” joked Mooney, comparing the two sports. Mooney and fellow Trojans rearguards Tashel Scantlebury and Will Gretton helped the Trojans golf team win respectable middle-of-the-pack finishes in …

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Trojans women’s basketball: Team looks to develop rookies, change tempo

The SAIT Trojans women’s basketball team will have a new look this season, with a more team-driven offense and the team developing a few talented rookies. Assistant coach Howie Leong said that the team will be significantly different this year after back-to-back bronze-medal finishes in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference …

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Stampeders fans showing unwavering loyalty

The countdown to the Grey Cup is upon us, and many Calgary Stampeders fans have no doubt in their team’s ability to take it home this year, despite their painful title-game defeats the last two seasons. As of Sept. 28, the Stampeders were first in the CFL’s West Division at …

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Undefeated first half for Trojans soccer: Teams look to go for gold at home later this month

Just over halfway through the season, SAIT Trojans soccer is off to a roaring start. After the games on Sept. 30, the men’s and women’s teams were both undefeated at 7-0, placing them both first in their Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) divisions. Last season, both teams finished first in …

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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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New Trojans hockey coach returns to his roots: Former Red Deer College hockey player comes back to ACAC

After a long career coaching and developing hockey players at all levels, new Trojans men’s hockey coach Brent Devost is returning to where it began for him as a player. Devost was hired by the Trojans in May, after spending the last 19 years running two private schools, the Edge …

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Trojans soccer on the national stage

SAIT team members play role in Foothills FC national championship This summer, two Trojans helped raise the profile of Canadian soccer in a major way. Aug. 4, 2018 Calgary Foothills FC won the Premier Development League (PDL) national championship in Reading, Pa. On the team were two players from the …

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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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Charlie Connor’s comeback

Charlie Connert the end of their high school careers, many high school athletes think that their dream is over, but Charlie Conner thought differently. Conner plays guard for the SAIT men’s basketball team and is in the business administration program. This is his first year at SAIT, and he is …

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Athlete awarded ACAC Scholastic Award for excellent performance

For forward Joel Hamilton, balancing outstanding academic and athletic performance is no sweat. Hamilton was awarded the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) top scholastic achiever award on March 16, matching his team-leading 28 points with a 3.94 GPA in Business Administration in the fall semester. Hamilton offered a simple explanation …

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The honour of the puck drop

    The puck drop marks the launch of each hockey game, promising equal parts excitement and fear as players battle to win, however sometimes the drop represents something special marking a celebration of heroes in the community.   Recently, the SAIT Trojans hockey teams hosted three different puck drops. …

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Eagles flying high after Super Bowl win

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl 52 to achieve the first Super Bowl win in Eagles franchise history. “Well it really hasn’t sunk in completely yet, you know I can remember back even as a player winning this game what it felt like. I …

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The Flames show how hot they can burn

The Calgary Flames were one of the NHL’s hottest teams at the start of January, and have given fans reason to be cautiously optimistic. Going into the game against the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday, Jan. 24, the Flames had points in nine straight games and had started 2018 by …

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