Category: Sports

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Quidditch makes its way

Harry Potter’s magical game now a reality   Lauren Gilbart Contributor   Athletes race from one end of the field to the other with sweat pouring down their faces. Sheer determination reflects in their...

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Grappling with an affinity for pro wrestling

WWE culture overshadowing athletic skill   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   “STONE COLD! STONE COLD! STONE COLD!”   I still remember Jim Ross, ring announcer for the then World Wresting Federation, screaming into...

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Todd’s Nods: Fight your bear

On Feb. 8, the New Orleans Hornets basketball club featured a new announcer for their starting lineups. Former ABA basketball player Jackie Moon introduced the players from the Hornets and the visiting Chicago Bulls....

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The Cougars have their man

7-foot-2 Grigor Kartev to lead MRU to volleyball championship   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   Grigor Kartev has come a long way to get where he is.   The seven-foot-two Mount Royal University...

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More than money

Hockey agent Neil Sheehy talks about putting players first   Derrick Newman The Agents of Change   Neil Sheehy a Harvard graduate, former NHL defenceman and a father to nine kids, is an NHL...

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Cougars’ upcoming home games

Men’s hockey Feb. 17 vs. SAIT 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24-Mar. 25 ACAC Playoffs (Hosts TBD)   Women’s hockey Feb. 18 vs. Grant MacEwan University, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23-Mar.18 ACAC playoffs   Basketball Feb. 17...

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Let our Cougars roar

A mountain lion represented by 20-somethings   Samara Hawkins Staff Writer   Let’s go Cougars! Let’s go Cougars!   Oh sorry was that offensive?   Chanting the name of our varsity teams shouldn’t be...

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Comrades in victory

Teammates make the best friends   Todd Colin Vaughan Sports Editor   Sport is based on love.   No, seriously.   Stereotypically, the dominant view of a sports team is an enclosed system of...

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All-star game a bust

NHL’s mid-season showcase needs to change   Drew Henn Contributor   With boos, cheers and heckles raining down from a boisterous Ottawa crowd, the NHL All-Star weekend took place on Jan. 26.   Or,...

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Todd’s Nods: Pigskin Party

Super Bowl XLVI will be played in Indianapolis on Feb. 5.   The game features the high-flying offenses of the New England Patriots and the New York Giants, with quarterbacks Tom Brady and Eli...