Category: Sports

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Hapless, not hopeless

The plight of pulling for perennial basement dwellers   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   I’m a loser. Call it guilty by association.   There are only two instances in 24 years of life...

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Going beyond the game

The Agents of Change profiles hockey’s power brokers   Derrick Newman The Agents of Change   Hockey agents are an interesting breed.   They are heavily involved with the ebbs and flows of daily...

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Todd’s Nods: Reality Bites

Prediction: It is the year 2050. Picture the NBA in its 11th season since becoming a basic cable reality television show. Instead of receiving rings every year, the NBA champions now pick out rings...

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Cougars’ upcoming home games

Men’s hockey Feb. 4 vs. Augustana 7:30 p.m. Feb.11 vs. Concordia 7:30 p.m.   Women’s hockey Feb. 3 vs. Red Deer 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 vs. Grant MacEwan University, 7:30 p.m. Feb.23-Mar.18 ACAC playoffs...

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Coaches sound off on season

What do you want in 2012?   Shawn Sky Men’s volleyball “Grigor Kratev, a 7’1” open studies student from France, successfully completed his English Language proficiency class with MRU’s Language Institute in the last...

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Rich punks

A fan’s requiem for levity   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor     It’s the last minute of the fourth quarter. The game’s tied.   Most players are pining for that end of season...

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Todd’s Nod’s: Metta World Peace

The nickname is a time-honoured tradition in sports. From the NBA’s “Iceman” George Gervin to the NHL’s Mark “Moose” Messier, we as a sports society love giving our heroes a fitting moniker. However, what...

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Mount Royal teams back at it

A look at the coming months for campus sports   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   Hockey   Mount Royal’s men’s hockey team looks to build on its pristine record as they try to...

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Top headlines of 2011

Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   The year of 2011 was a groundbreaking year for Cougar Athletics. Not only did teams perform beyond expectations, but Mount Royal University also gained notoriety as a premier...

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World Juniors results

Drew Henn Contributor   This year’s world juniors tournament was served up to the world like a hunk of Alberta beef.   The annual hockey tournament was jointly hosted by Edmonton and Calgary. The...