Becca Glackin is back on the ice

After taking last semester away from sports to focus on her studies, veteran women’s hockey player Becca Glackin rejoined the Trojans in time for the playoffs. The second-year respiratory therapy student has been a staple on the team since the 2011-12 season. She attended SAIT first as an EMT and …

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Keeping busy with Crossett

Andrew Crossett is a busy man: with 12 Trojans Athletic teams and dozens of games each season, he works to capture each home game through his camera lens. Crossett, a current SAIT student and alumnus, will complete his fifth season a as photographer for the SAIT Trojans this spring. He …

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Life after SAIT

After a long career with the SAIT Trojans, Ken Babey is reaching for new heights after leaving a record legacy in the world of post-secondary hockey. In June 2014, Babey concluded his 27-year career with the SAIT Trojans athletics and recreation department. In his years of service to the department, …

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Growing up Grundy

For siblings Ellen and Lucas Grundy, growing up was more than just being competitive: it was about beating each other, no matter what. At 23, Ellen—the older of the two siblings—is attending SAIT for business administration, and her brother Lucas, 22, is upgrading to get into mechanics. The entire Grundy …

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Sport socks for Trojan jocks

Former SAIT Trojan Scott Peris and his two partners are providing quality athletic socks to school sports teams branded with the institutions’ logos. Peris attended SAIT from 2009 to 2011 and played for the Trojans’ mens basketball team while studying business. He then transferred to the University of Victoria (UVic) …

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From the field to the court

Earlier this year, SAIT athlete and first-year business student Trent Joseph traded in his jersey from the U of C Dinos football team for a Trojans basketball jersey. At U of C, Joseph tried to find a balance between playing football and completing his studies. “It was like working a …

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SAIT Runner inspired by the sport

Some athletes derive strength from their chosen sport – for one of the SAIT Trojans, running has become a source of inspiration. Second-year new media production and design student (NMPD) Becca Gould, began running competitively  in 2007 with the University of Calgary Athletics club (UCAC). The club has youth specific …

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Jenna Leniczek combines rodeo and radio

Most students wait tables or work a desk job to earn money over the summer months, but Jenna Leniczek prefers a more interesting profession: she’s a groom for a chuckwagon outfit, and spends her summer caring for thoroughbred horses. It’s not a job for the faint of heart—working with horses …

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SAIT provides “more cowbell” for mental health

Mental health awareness month doesn’t happen until May, but that didn’t stop the SAIT Trojan athletic department from making some noise around campus. The idea was simple: create a campaign to help raise awareness for mental health affecting student athletes in Canada. The first annual “Make Some Noise” campaign held …

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Faces behind the voices

Don’t fret if you can’t make it to a Trojans  game this year, because SAIT’s radio station has you covered. A team of first and second year broadcasting students air Trojans games on 103 Empire Radio. “People volunteer at the start of the year,” said second-year radio, television, and broadcasting …

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Trojan of the month: An inside look into Jon Isaac

Jon Isaac, opposite player for the men’s volleyball team, took a winding road to end up playing for the Trojans this year. Isaac, who is 22 years old, is an international student hailing from Nassau, Bahamas. Growing up in an athletic household, Isaac became familiar with a lifestyle that involved …

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Mert Shepard comes to Calgary

The sport of baseball is second nature for Mert Shepard, who grew up in Troy,  Mich. and will be playing for the SAIT Trojans Baseball team next season. Shepard has always been a sports enthusiast, and  has tried everything at least once. Her father always made sure she was active …

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Good ride, Cowboy

Shortly after graduating high school, Sam Trottier decided to follow in his father’s footsteps as a bareback bronco rider and moved down to Texas to pursue a career in rodeo. Trottier is now a full-time SAIT student. He is currently undergoing academic upgrading and has applied to begin the two-year …

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Catching up with Marty Birky

The Trojans men’s basketball team rookie head coach Marty Birky is doing everything he can to help his team make the playoffs. During his first year as head coach, Birky has faced some adversities due to his age, and it being his first year coaching, but he has risen to …

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Trojans department partners with Pride Day

Trojans Athletics has announced it will be taking part in the SAITSA–hosted Pride Awareness Day events across campus to show support for equality and acceptance. Feb. 11 will mark the second annual Pride Awareness Day ever hosted at SAIT. The SAIT Students Association (SAITSA) organized the event in order to …

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Jared Stock gets geared up: SAITSA prez prepares for upcoming motocross season

Even though there’s snow on the ground and no biking to be had, SAITSA president and motocross pro Jared Stock doesn’t let winter stop him from training. Last October, Stock placed tenth in the world in the 250 FCC race at the International Six Days of Enduro (ISDE) event in …

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SAIT Trojans launch their first ever “Make Some Noise” campaign

The SAIT Trojan athletics department is gearing up to launch its first-ever mental health awareness campaign called “Make Some Noise.” On the weekend of Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, the campaign will be showcased at nine Trojan games including volleyball, basketball, and hockey. “The goal of this campaign is solely …

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Runners move indoors

As Jamie Grant coaches the indoor track team, he will be helping the athletes from the cross-country running team make the transition to shorter distances on the indoor circuit. Grant has been coaching the cross-country team for six years. This will be his second year coaching indoor track, which has …

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SAIT’s student athlete of the month breaks record

In the first half of the season, SAIT Trojan women’s volleyball player Megan Brennan broke the school’s all-time kill record. Brennan also achieved rank for having the third-highest kill average in the 2014 Alberta College Athletic Conference (ACAC) South Individual Leaders division with 131 kills in 41 sets, averaging 3.2 …

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On the hunt: Fastball coach recruits for new season

With the 2015 fastball season wrapped up, team coach George Edwards is already working full-time recruiting new players for this year’s team. Headed into their 12th year with a promising season ahead of them, Edwards has been working hard to find new women to fill the roster for the upcoming …

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