Category: Sports

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Cougars hosting annual v-ball tourney

By Blaine Meller While many student athletes will be enjoying some time off during the holiday break, such is not completely true for Mount Royal’s volleyball stars. The Cougars men’s and women’s volleyball teams...

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MRU Cougar Athletics unveils Wall of Fame

by Blaine Meller In a year that sees Mount Royal celebrate its 100th anniversary, Cougar Athletics officially unveiled its contribution to the centennial celebrations. The Cougars Wall of Fame and its inaugural five inductees...

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Mount Royal soccer stars honoured

by Blaine Meller Three Mount Royal soccer stars have been named among Canada’s best. Ashley Dixon, Gillian Doubleday and Justin Farenik were among 22 players to receive All-Canadian recog- nition from the Canadian Colleges...

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Volleyball team still perfect

by Blaine Meller There’s an old saying in sports: you can’t win them all until you win the first. Although the season is still early, the Mount Royal women’s volleyball team is well on...

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‘Water’ running to Montreal for UFC 124

by Blaine Meller When the temperature drops below zero, water turns to ice. On what could be a cold December night in Montreal, the man nicknamed “Water” will stare across the octagon at his...

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Cougars induct five to Wall of Fame

The Mount Royal University Cougars unveiled their inaugural Wall of Fame Nov. 25, enshrining one student athlete, two former coaches and two into the builders category. Sharlene Marschall, Gary Koroluk, Jack Kenyon, Al Bohonus...

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Sports hall of fame welcomes class of 2010

by Blaine Meller A Stanley Cup-winning goaltender and four gold medalwinning Olympian are among the new inductees into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. For the first time since 1987, Calgary – the new permanent...

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Cougars feeding off special teams

by Blaine Meller Going into the 2010-11 season, Jean Laforest, head coach of the Cougars men’s hockey team, was cautiously optimistic. Fourteen new bodies on the team meant he would be preaching his message...