Category: Sports

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Hockey is here

Five stories you should be following   Derrick Newman Hockey Analyst   1. Will the fans come back?   The No. 1 topic of conversation since the lockout ended has been just how fans...

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Blades of glory

Calgary’s historic midget hockey tournament   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor     Photos: Todd Colin Vaughan   Calgary played host to a familiar tournament over the holiday break.   The 2012 Mac’s AAA...

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Year in review

Cougars highlights from 2012   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   The year of 2012 was a groundbreaking year for the Mount Royal University Cougars.   Following years of dominating the Alberta Conferences Athletic...

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Gun violence in the sports world

Poor gun control and machismo culture leads to tragedies   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   On Dec. 2, 2012 when most National Football League fans were settling into their regular Sunday Night Football...

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Todd’s Nods: Damn those Dinos

Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   The Cougar womens’ hockey team had a tough weekend againt their cross-town rivals, the University of Calgary Dinos. On Nov.22 they lost their first game at Flames Community...

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Sport is a backdrop to life

How non-sport movies portray sports narratives   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   There has to be some societal reason why the average Jane or Joe thinks that every time they play intramural sport,...

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Concussed reasoning

Head injuries need to be taken seriously   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   In the old days, an athlete could have their head smashed into the ground and their coach would laugh, telling...

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Todd’s Nods: Gender barrier breakdown

Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   Recently, Jezebel.com posted a story about a 9-year-old girl who is doing something very rare in her home state of Utah.   Sam Gordon is leading her pee...

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We should all be Cougars

You don’t have to like sports to enjoy cheering on the team   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   All athletes have their sports memories. You know, that moment where we truly achieved something...