Category: Sports

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History of ‘The Wave’

How Edmonton Oilers’ fans allegedly started a global phenomenon   Nathan Ross Staff Writer   Chances are if you’ve ever watched a live sporting event, you’re familiar with “The Wave.”   For those of...

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Todd’s Nods: Summer Lovin’

April showers bring May flowers.   In sports nothing could be more true. April is often the month where sports fans are subjected to “the sink or swim” mentality of making the playoffs.  ...

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Move to CIS means rise in tuition

$12-fee to be added to full-time students’ bill   Drew Henn Staff Writer   The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) is changing. College teams across Alberta are fist-bumping because the powerhouse program of Mount...

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Swinging into golf season

A beginner’s guide to the PGA tour’s four majors   Laura Lushington Web Editor   I have a confession. I’m a girl who loves watching golf.   Yes, it isn’t all that common especially...

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The sport of poker

A 5-card stud plays Texas Hold-em   Alex Kubinski Contributor   Daytime and late at night — that’s it.     It’s the only time sports channels show poker on television.   I was...

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Get it through your head

Eliminating brain injuries could save lives   Todd Colin Vaughn Sports Editor   Sidney Crosby should retire.   Sounds crazy, but hear it out for a bit.   Concussions and post-concussion syndrome have become...

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Cougars grab 5th ACAC title

Women’s hockey team knocks off Griffins in 5-game series   Jonathan Vern McGill Staff Writer   The Mount Royal Cougars overcame the Grant MacEwan Griffins this past weekend, claiming their fifth award for the...

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GM promotes inclusion

LGBTQ players should feel safe in locker room   Nathan Ross Staff Writer   Can you name three openly gay professional athletes? Don’t feel bad if you can’t.   The fact is the NHL...

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Todd’s Nods: Fantasy Sports

Imagine this miracle, folks.   Finally, sometime long into the future, a No.16 seed in the NCAA overtakes a No.1 seed in the first round of the college basketball tournament after one-seeded teams collectively...

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Casual rascism unacceptable

Athletes unfairly judged by complexion   Todd Colin Vaughn Sports Editor   Let’s try an experiment.   Imagine four different sports: Hockey, basketball, baseball and golf.   Now think of the first race you...