Trojans women’s hockey ends season with silver medal

Second-year defencewoman Madison Colbow talks playoffs After starting the year with one win and nine losses, the Trojans women’s hockey team turned their season around and managed to finish second in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) league. Their final game, the championship game, was lost when the MacEwan Griffins …

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Alexa Tan earns rookie of the year

Women end season on a positive note Alexa Tan has been named women’s basketball Rookie of the Year by the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC). “I just worked really hard, I guess. I didn’t do anything specific, I just tried my best,” said Tan. On top of winning Rookie of …

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Trojans find success playing by the books

The Trojans Men’s basketball team had major success last weekend, winning the first gold medal for SAIT basketball since the year 2000. The game ended with an 85-65 score for the Trojans over the Lethbridge Huskies, a team that closely rivals SAIT’s basketball statistics this year. John Smith Jr., is …

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Self-healing for the mind, body and soul

Kyra Page is a personal trainer at SAIT who has first-hand experience in healing her own body through movement. Burpees are her saving grace. “Whenever I’m feeling down, I do burpees. I’m writing a book about burpees right now, actually. They are the number one pick-me-up during the day,” Page …

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Trojans student-athlete feels at home on SAIT ice

Balancing an education and social life is hard enough for the average college student without adding a sport to the mix. But for many student athletes the benefits of being on a team are worth the sleepless nights. Cora Sutton, captain of the SAIT Trojans hockey team, started her journey …

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Stepping up to the plate

Trojans softball player not held back by blindness Sheelsa Steed has been blind in her eye since birth, and can remember when she first communicated to her parents that she saw things differently. “I can see movement and colour in my eye, but that’s about it. I’m considered legally blind,” …

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Indoor track recap

The SAIT Trojan’s indoor track and cross-country teams are done for the season, and after a successful indoor track championship in Lethbridge, the preparation for next year is about to begin. “We had a really good team this year,” said co-head coach Ryan Edgar. “Good training sessions and good participation …

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A career to remember

Megan Brennan says goodbye to her Trojans family after five years Megan Brennan has spent her time at SAIT busy with breaking records and cementing her name in the history books. After a five-year career with the Trojans women’s volleyball team, she’ll now embark on a new journey and write …

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Through the looking lens

Trojans photographer had long journey to becoming sports photographer For the past six years, Andrew Crossett has taken photos of all the league sports that the SAIT Trojans has to offer. He is regularly found at Trojans home games, snapping shots of the athletes in their element. With the phenomenal …

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Hitting the slopes

SAIT wins big at Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race Back in February, SAIT competed with multiple colleges and universities across the country in the Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race, an engineering challenge where students are tasked with creating a fully functioning sled with multiple mechanical parts.  The SAIT team of …

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A night to remember

Trojans victory highlighted by two memorable achievements One milestone is great, two in one game is even better. Add in a victory, and it’s a night filled with celebrations.  On Feb. 12, the SAIT Trojans women’s hockey team celebrated head coach Terry Larson’s 200th Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) game. …

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Going for the kill

February Trojan of the Month: Trent Mounter For his sophomore season, Trent Mounter was sure to put the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) on notice with his attaking play. The 21-year-old business student from Perth, Australia had an excellent scoring record this season playing for the SAIT Trojans men’s volleyball …

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Set up across the globe

Two-year Trojan has travelled the world for volleyball International student and men’s volleyball player Tyler Latu’ila has played volleyball across the globe for most of his life. A current student athlete enrolled in business administration, Latu’ila first started playing volleyball at Penrose high school, in his hometown of Auckland, New …

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Running like the wind

Trojans indoor track star looks to replicate cross-country success Ricki Doyle was born and raised on a farm in Ernfold, Sask., a town with a population of 35.  She was the youngest of three daughters and running has always been a part of her life.  “I started running when I …

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The comeback kid

Trojan not held back by rare arthritis Kali Jamieson has Rheumatoid arthritis, a disease that causes inflammation, swelling and pain in small joints. This will be her first interrupted season in two years. Rheumatoid arthritis is a rare condition for people under the age of thirty to develop. “My will …

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Leading by example

Trojans talk the importance and responsibility of being a captain The role of a captain on any sports team is more complex than just being the best player on the team. “The captain needs to have a connection with the rest of the players,” said Sean McKay, head coach of …

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Show them the money

Court case of CHL class action lawsuit underway in Calgary On Feb. 7, Calgary Justice Robert Hall ruled that more than 7,000 pages of the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) financial records would be unsealed. “The defendants are making use of the documents so it would be entirely unfair not to …

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Trojans end dry spell

Team hopes to build on success for nationals The SAIT Trojans women’s basketball team took on Ambrose University Lions on Feb. 3, ending in a landslide victory for the Trojans. The end-of-game horn blew as fans celebrated the Trojans 73-45 win over the Lions, which brought an end to the …

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Lucky number seven

January Trojan of the month: Martina Allen Martina Allen has always been around a basketball. As the youngest of three sisters, she grew up watching them play league basketball, and eventually they were the inspiration for her coming to SAIT. After one year of red-shirting at Mount Royal University, Allen …

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Fielding questions

Sitting down with softball captain Hailey Young The Weal caught up with SAIT Trojans softball captain Hailey Young, to talk about softball and her experiences at SAIT both on and off the field.  The Weal: How did you find out about the softball team at SAIT?  Hailey Young: The head …

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