Hard work pays off for Cranbrook soccer brothers

The men’s soccer team is taking brotherly love to the next level this season with the addition of two new players, Mark and Jeff Hamm. The Hamm brothers have successfully made the Trojan men’s soccer team this year after trekking the almost 800-kilometre roundtrip journey from  their hometown Cranbrook B.C. …

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Sweat: It’s a Good Thing

Despite the profuse sweat that drips into my eyes making it impossible to see, and between the bending twisting poses that cause my muscles to tremor, there is a moment of tranquility that washes over me. I let go of those post-secondary anxieties that normally drive my everyday life. Out …

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High Knees Translate into High Hopes

Kate Dupuis (right) and Roz Telfer enjoy a practice run with SAIT’s cross-country running team at Confederation Park last Thursday. The fleet-footed men and women of the Trojans cross-country running teams are ready to make huge strides this fall. The Trojans are looking for gold at home this year as …

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Fitness off the map

With winter around the corner, fall is a great time to sneak in some hiking before the snow falls. As a SAIT student, you might think you don’t have the time or the means to   hit the hiking trail. But you’d be surprised how many hikes – of varying difficulty …

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SAIT soccer heads into new season

Men’s soccer season preview It could be a year of juggling for the SAIT men’s soccer team. Seeing only three players returning from last year’s Trojans squad, coach Grant Stevens is left with many tough decisions on how to fill out the rest of his lineup. Defenseman Jordan Alvarez, and …

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All fore the Trojans Open

The weather may not have been perfect, but it didn’t seem to matter to the participants in the inaugural SAIT Trojans Open golf tournament. The tournament was created as a way to ease the financial burden placed upon SAIT Trojan student athletes and athletes who come from out of province, …

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Two former Trojan hockey All-Stars go pro

Two former line-mates from previous SAIT Trojans championship-winning teams are set to take the next step in their respective hockey careers. Former assistant captain Shane Lust has signed a professional contract to play with the Morzine-Avoriaz Pingouins of the Elite Magnus League in France. Mike Ullrich, former forward, heads to …

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SAIT soccer begins season with losses

Men’s soccer The SAIT Trojans men’s soccer season kicked off Sunday with a 1-0 loss to cross-city rivals the Mount Royal University Cougars. The Trojans put up a solid effort in the first half and entered the dressing room at half-time locked up in a scoreless tie. However, Mount Royal …

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Roughnecks dominating the ‘dome

Since the Roughnecks signed on as Calgary’s professional lacrosse team in 2001, they’ve only missed the playoffs once – in the inaugural season. This season is shaping up like their other successes as the team has finished first in the division and is gunning for a possible third championship. The …

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Hoops for hope

Former Trojans shoot for prostate awareness Two former Trojans are coming back to SAIT for a good cause this May to rally for a cause they believe in. Foundation Youth Basketball founders – and husband and wife team – Junior Palomino and Chris Monfort have partnered with the Prostate Cancer …

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Babey advocates for new hockey helmet design

Whether you’re a diehard hockey fan or only catch a game once in a while, you know the game can be rough. SAIT Trojan men’s hockey coach Ken Babey has proposed an idea that could help protect players in these moments of rough play. He’s asked SAIT researchers to develop …

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Cooper steeped in hockey head

At the young age of 33, Ben Cooper has already built up quite the resume.  Aside from being an assistant coach for the Trojans men’s hockey team, Cooper is a full time employee of Hockey Canada and is working his way up the ranks in the hockey world. In February …

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UFC kicks butt in Canada

Mixed martial arts, or MMA, is one of the fastest growing sports, and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the largest promoter of the sport. With their recent purchase of large rival promotion company, Strike force, the UFC has now positioned itself as the largest fight-promotion company in the world. …

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Manage mounting academic stress with movement

With final exams and major project deadlines rapidly approaching, the average student is carrying serious stress on their shoulders. The fact that Old Man Winter has had a stranglehold on Calgary for the better part of five months also contributes to elevated stress levels, and that lethargic feeling many people …

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Cougars reinstated as ACAC champions: Trojans’ rematch hopes dashed

A roller coaster week ended in disappointment for the SAIT Trojans on March 31, as the Mount Royal Cougars won their appeal with the ACAC and retained their championship title. After the Trojans’ hopes of a fifth-straight championship were crushed in a 1-0 loss to the Cougars in game 5 …

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Athletes have mixed feelings about retirement

All good things must come to an end, and a college sporting career is no different. Each year, as athletes at SAIT finish their academic studies, some of them also end their athletic runs. Although the ACAC conference is competitive and features top level athletes from across the country, it’s …

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No rematch for Trojans MRU wins ACAC appeal, retains title

A roller coaster week ended in disappointment for the SAIT Trojans on March 31, as the Mount Royal Cougars won their appeal with the ACAC and retained their championship title. After the Trojans’ hopes of a fifth-straight championship were crushed in a 1-0 loss to the Cougars in game 5 …

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Avoid being a gym jerk

They drop weights with a clang, and flex in front of the mirror. They’re more concerned with their GTL than their GPA, and they can make your gym experience less than enjoyable. SAIT sheet metal apprentice Kristin DeJong says he’s encountered problems with gym jerks at gyms he’s belonged to …

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Building the perfect team, theoretically

Fantasy sports turn your average sports fans into acting general managers and scouts for their respective fantasy teams. Fantasy sport is a game whereby participants, acting as owners, build teams based on the real-life stats of players. Baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer – you name it, there’s a league for …

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Sport your knickers and lace for cancers below the waist

For most people, the idea of a 10 km run can come off as an intimidating task. But get a group of your friends and suit up in your nicest underwear in support of a good cause and you’ve made a daunting task into a fun and bearable one. All …

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