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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SAIT and MRU join softball forces

The SAIT Trojans and Mount Royal University Cougars have combined their two programs to create one women’s softball team in the Western Collegiate Softball Association (WCSA). George Edwards, the general manager and head coach of the SAIT Trojan’s women’s softball team, said that he went to the league when the …

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Voice of the Calgary Flames

Peter Maher, the radio voice for the Calgary Flames from 1980 to 2013, said that since his youth, he was destined to be a broadcaster. “My mother said that she had a feeling, when I was 10 or 11 years old that I was going to be a broadcaster,” said …

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SAIT basketball is back

  Coming back from Christmas break can be a tough transition after being at home with family all month. Both the men’s and women’s Trojans basketball teams finished 7 – 0 before the break and are looking to build off their impressive starts. “Mentally I think everybody is focused on …

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Spiking back into the season

  The Trojan’s mens and womens volleyball teams marched into the new year with home and home sweeps of the Medicine Hat Rattlers. The women, who have a 6-8 win-loss record, now stand fifth in the Alberta College Athletic Conferences (ACAC) South Division, and trail the fourth and final playoff …

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Skating into the new year

  Both Trojan hockey teams came back from the Christmas break by winning the first games and losing the second in their respective home-and-home weekends. “Friday, I thought we played really well. The guys were refreshed, the guys looked like they were eager to get back at it,” said Dan …

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Calgary Inferno partners with Girls Hockey Calgary Fostering hockey role models

        In Oct. 2016, the Calgary Inferno partnered with Girls Hockey Calgary (GHC) to create the Jr. Inferno program. The Inferno approached Girls Hockey Calgary in 2016 with the idea of a partnership. John MacDonald, VP of marketing and communications of Girls Hockey Calgary, said in a …

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From SAIT broadcasting to Sportsnet 960

To many Sportsnet 960 listeners in Calgary, Pat Steinberg is just a voice on the radio, but, to those who know him, Steinberg is much more. Steinberg knew he wanted to be on the radio since grade seven, however, he didn’t decide on sport broadcasting until high school. He said …

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Slow start to season for women’s hockey

The SAIT women’s hockey team is off to a slow start and are 1-9 overall as they approach the halfway mark of the season. They currently sit in last place of the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conferences (ACAC), but have plenty of time to improve. “I think it is just conditioning, …

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Hockey brings people together in the month of November

Hockey brings people together. Whether it’s watching the game on TV with friends and family, banding together to cheer on your favourite team, or a parent teaching their child how to tie their skates and shoot the puck. Hockey also brings people together through the NHL’s initiative Hockey Fights Cancer. …

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Bringing home the bronze

The SAIT men’s soccer team didn’t let the loss that sent them to the bronze medal game, and away from nationals, stop them from bringing home one final win of the 2017/2018 season. The team became the bronze medal champions by shutting out Concordia University of Edmonton Thunder, with a …

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Women’s soccer ends season with high hopes

For the first time, the SAIT women’s soccer team took the south division title, and ended the season with their highest finish at the Alberta College Athletic Conference (ACAC) championship since the 2003/2004 season. After a disappointing loss in the semi-finals against the Grande Prairie Regional College Wolves, the girls …

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SAIT’s cross country star

Ricki Christopher, of the SAIT women’s cross-country team, finished the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference cross-country championship with a silver medal after finishing sixth in last year’s tournament. Since her very first race of the season, Christopher said it was her goal to get a medal. She knew it would be …

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Fans and players hit the ice at SAIT

The SAIT Trojans held their annual Skate with the Trojans event on Sunday, Oct. 28 following the men’s hockey game against the Briercrest College Clippers in the SAIT Arena. The SAIT men’s hockey team, joined by a few members of the women’s hockey team, skated with young fans, who got …

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