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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Pickford keeps his cool on legendary Zamboni

Imagine driving one of the world’s most iconic machines, and getting paid to do it. No, it’s not a Ferrari. It’s the humble, bulky Zamboni ice machine. Warren Pickford, SAIT manager of Campus Centre administration and arena, has been doing this since 1993. Pickford, a SAIT business graduate and former …

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Drive for Five within reach for men’s hockey team

Breaking even without anyone getting broken, seems appropriate. As the Trojan war with the Cougars continues towards the end of its 47th season, very little was settled as both teams took one game of their ACAC men’s hockey finals this past weekend. It now comes down to a best of …

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How sweet it is: Women of Troy capture ACAC championship

They say revenge is a dish best served cold. But in the case of the SAIT women’s hockey team, revenge is a dish best served on ice. Only two seasons ago, then last-placed MRU defeated the regular-season champion Trojans for the ACAC victory. But this year, the Trojans played the …

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Indoor Track and Field

Cody Reaume competes in the Alberta Provincial Indoor Track and Field Championships, held March 12-13 at the Universiade Pavilion in Edmonton. Deborah Powell photo

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Women’s hockey team one win from provincial title

It took over a year for the first win. Then it only took 24 hours for the next. And with one more, the SAIT women’s hockey team can deliver the ultimate blow. The SAIT women’s squad now has a two-games-to-none lead against Mount Royal University in their best-of-five league final …

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Derby debuts in pre-season action

In any sport, preseason play is the time to work the kinks out and fall back into the swing of things. Roller derby is no different. The Calgary Roller Derby Association (CRDA) is entering its fourth season with three house teams and one travel team SAIT student Janet Fisher, whose …

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Martin wins ACAC south coach of the year

Good things come in threes for SAIT Trojans women’s basketball coach Donovan Martin.  He’s been awarded the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference’s south division coach of the year award for the third time. “It’s an honour, but it’s also a result of team work.  I am a team with my assistant …

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Trojans sweep Thunder in bid for Drive for Five

The SAIT Trojans are one step closer to ACAC history. Seeking an unprecedented fifth straight championship, the team was paced to a 6-3 victory Friday night by a Trevor Bailey hat trick, completing the sweep of the Concordia Thunder in their ACAC semifinal series. The Trojans now await the winner …

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Women’s hockey team prepares to tame Cougars

The Trojans have advanced to their first provincial championship in four years after defeating their institute of technology brethren (or rather, sisters) from NAIT three games to one over the past two weekends. It’s the furthest level many of the players have reached in a Trojans’ uniform, as well as …

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Hot season ends in defeat for Trojan women hoopsters

Despite winning their first 17 games of the regular season and having the provincial championships in their home gym, the Trojans couldn’t defend their titles and succumbed to finishing fourth and out of further play this season. In their provincial semi-final game against the Grande Prairie Wolves, the ball just …

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Hockey provides bright spot for visually impaired

At 21 years of age, I am rushing forward into an exciting life, studying Journalism Arts at SAIT so that I might be able to live this life to the fullest, doing what I love. But there is a problem. I am going blind. I’m losing my peripheral vision – …

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Three Trojan teams ready for playoff action

Men’s Volleyball It’s going to be a year of rebuilding as the Trojan men’s volleyball team end their season in seventh place. The team lost their first two post-season games against the Kings University College Eagles and the Grande Prairie Wolves, losing both games with a score of 1–3 the …

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Good communication between refs and coaches critical to game

On any given night, a sports game referee can endure a litany of complaints. How fans, coaches and players treat a referee could make the game a nightmare or an enjoyable experience. Referees have to prepare themselves for every game despite the atmosphere surrounding the game. “It’s pretty good as …

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Player’s Corner: Ali Cameron

The Weal’s Jeff Clemens asks Ali Cameron of the women’s basketball team a few questions: When did you first start playing basketball? I first started playing in grade 5 on the junior team in Carstairs. What position do you play and what do you do there? I play two positions. …

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Bracketology for beginners

Welcome to Bracketology 101.  This course outline will prepare students for the upcoming NCAA March Madness tournament, and offer the best advice possible to fill out their brackets. With the tournament a little over a month away, it’s time for college basketball fans to look at this year’s top teams …

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Trojans move to playoffs

Men’s hockey Winning a game is an intense experience. But when you win against your rivals, it’s that much sweeter. The men’s hockey team showed how strong they are with their final regular season game against the MRU Cougars. Breaking three records, the phenomenal Trojans have the most wins, fewest …

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Buddy up to slim down

If you feel bored at the thought of running on the treadmill to the same play list yet again, then partnering up with a buddy to spice up your fitness routine may be a good alternative. Iris Pinder, owner of Multisport Fitness says having a buddy system works because you …

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Trojan players smash records

It was a history-making weekend for two Trojan men’s hockey players. Shane Lust became the all-time points leader at SAIT when he ramped up his number to 146 on Feb. 4. Teammate Mike Ulrich also broke the all-time career assists leader record, putting him at 97 assists with one assist …

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PLAYERS TAKE: Chelsea Overwater

The Weal’s Jeff Clemens asks Chelsea Overwater from the Trojans women’s volleyball team a few questions. Do you remember the first time you played volleyball? What’s your most cherished volleyball memory? The first time I played was Grade 7 in junior high. My most cherished volleyball memory would have to …

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