Hoops hype: Trojans men’s basketball team first in the country with 10-0 start

The SAIT Trojans men’s basketball team, winning their first 10 games, finished the fall semester ranked first in the country.  The team climbed to first in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC), and their undefeated run also ranked them first in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). Everything is working …

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Trojans cricket team shows promise, gaining momentum in first competitive tournament

The Trojans seek greatness in the world of cricket as they enter their first year of competition. Cricket, a sport that originated from south-east England in the 16th century, is a game with 11 players on each team. Similar to baseball, one side has a batsman, and one side has …

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More national success for Trojans cross-country Men’s team wins CCAA silver; three Trojans named All-Canadian

(Photos courtesy of SAIT Trojans) According to one star runner on the SAIT Trojans cross-country team, their phenomenal year-to-year success owes much to word-of-mouth recruitment. The cross-country team upgraded from national bronze to silver this year, continuing their ascent as one of the best programs in Canada.  At the Canadian …

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Matthew Travaglini, the dominant Trojan Graduating running star: back-to-back cross-country national champion

A SAIT running star is leaving an outstanding athletic legacy after another stellar season. Matthew Travaglini is in his second and final year at SAIT, and has become one of Canada’s top runners. He just won his second consecutive national title at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) championship in …

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Home heartbreak for Trojans soccer Women win silver, men bronze at ACAC soccer championships

Both SAIT Trojans soccer teams fell short of gold, but still medalled, at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conferences (ACAC) championships, held at SAIT from Oct. 25-28. The women’s team won silver, while the men managed to win bronze after an upset loss in the semi-finals.   Silver, and on to …

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First month of Trojans hockey in the books Men’s team starts strong, women’s team struggling

After the first month of their seasons – about a quarter through – the SAIT Trojans hockey teams were going in opposite directions. However, both said that their depth remains their strength. Men’s team The first quarter of the Trojans men’s hockey season featured both a huge win against a …

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Men’s volleyball team off to good start defending ACAC title Coach encouraged by wins over tough competition

A year after winning the provincial championship, the SAIT Trojans men’s volleyball team got off to a 3-0 start, before dropping their next four games. Head coach Sean McKay was encouraged by the team coming out strong for a “front-loaded” schedule, against three of the top Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference …

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Staying off the court but in the game Alicia Tan moves from star player to coach this season

Alicia Tan, star of the SAIT women’s basketball team the last few years, has taken her talents behind the bench this season, starting her coaching career with the Trojans. Tan was starting guard for the Trojans last year in their 17-4 season, winning bronze in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference …

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Logging off from the esports debate Learning to live with videogames being considered “sports”

Over the past few years, I have become annoyed at esports headlines creeping their way into my sports coverage. How dare those nerds interrupt me from reading the 40th straight TSN article arguing about just how good Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews are? However, after some consideration, I have reached …

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Calgary 2026: Let’s do what Calgary city council didn’t have the guts to

Calgarians should vote “No” to the 2026 Olympics on Nov. 13 Calgary city council may have kept the 2026 Olympic bid on life support, but Calgarians should still pull the plug on Nov. 13. The rollercoaster journey of the bid the last week of October was a reminder of how …

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Trojans hockey and golf: Double threats on the ice and fairway

“Hockey and golf go hand-in-hand,” according to Karmen Mooney, a SAIT Trojan who pulled double duty on both teams this season. “It’s the swing,” joked Mooney, comparing the two sports. Mooney and fellow Trojans rearguards Tashel Scantlebury and Will Gretton helped the Trojans golf team win respectable middle-of-the-pack finishes in …

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Trojans women’s basketball: Team looks to develop rookies, change tempo

The SAIT Trojans women’s basketball team will have a new look this season, with a more team-driven offense and the team developing a few talented rookies. Assistant coach Howie Leong said that the team will be significantly different this year after back-to-back bronze-medal finishes in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference …

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Undefeated first half for Trojans soccer: Teams look to go for gold at home later this month

Just over halfway through the season, SAIT Trojans soccer is off to a roaring start. After the games on Sept. 30, the men’s and women’s teams were both undefeated at 7-0, placing them both first in their Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) divisions. Last season, both teams finished first in …

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Trojans golf comeback: Men’s team finishes fourth in championship; women finish fifth

In their first season in almost 20 years, the SAIT golf team had a rocky, but respectable, showing. At the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) championships at Alberta Springs Golf Course in Red Deer, the men’s team finished in a tie for fourth of seven teams, while the women finished …

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Trojans set to host softball championship

The SAIT Trojans women’s fastball team is hosting the Western Collegiate Softball Association (WCSA) Championship from Sept. 28 to 30. The team is led by seasoned head coach George Edwards, the longest serving coach in the WCSA. Edwards is no stranger to hosting championship tournaments. This will be his second …

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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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New Trojans logo helping SAIT soar into it’s second century

Trojans Athletics re-branding part of school-wide change.  Aug. 1, 2018 the SAIT Trojans revealed their sharp new logo to media, staff, and students.  The new design is part of a SAIT-wide re-branding that began in 2016 with a new school logo, and continues now with a fresh look for the …

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Free fitness during Wellness Week at SAIT

Students were encouraged to try the recreational activities available on campus for free during Wellness Week between Sept. 10 and Sept. 14. Instructor-led fitness classes are offered at SAIT throughout the year. Students who purchase the RecX pass can join in classes such as Yoga, Get Ripped!, Box X, and more. …

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