Category: Sports

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Team falls short at golf nationals

by Blaine Meller After capturing both ACAC titles this year, Mount Royal’s golf team was hoping for a repeat performance this past week at nationals. Unfortunately, they came up a little short. Competing at...

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Cougars striker makes history

by Blaine Meller Gillian Doubleday has made history. The Mount Royal University soccer star scored five goals, including the 47th of her career, to establish the new Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) women’s individual...

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The class of 2010

By Blaine Meller Jacques Villeneuve: A two-time winner of the Lou Marsh Award as Canada’s top athlete, Villeneuve is only the third driver to win the IndyCar Championships, Indianapolis 500 and Formula One World...

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Calgary home to new sports hall

by Blaine Meller Over the years, Canada Olympic Park has undergone significant changes. From the addition of the ski jumping towers and bobsleigh, luge and skeleton track for the 1988 Winter Olympic Games, to...

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Double-dose of history?

by Blaine Meller There’s an old adage in sport: records are meant to be broken. It would seem Gillian Doubleday has heard this as well. Doubleday, playing for the Cougars Women’s Soccer team, has already...

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Golden Goal or Super Summit?

by Blaine Meller Thirty-eight years ago, legendary broadcaster Foster Hewitt uttered a phrase that, to this day, remains one of the true defining moments in Canadian sports history. “They score! Henderson has scored for Canada!”...

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Cougars golden on greens

by Blaine Meller It isn’t rare to see cougars prowling the foothills of Southern Alberta. However, the Cougars stalking the fairways at Wintergreen Golf Course had a different prey in mind: ACAC gold. The Cougars’ men’s...

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MMA advocates take on Canada’s top docs

by Blaine Meller The gloves are off. In one corner, the Canadian Medical Association: an organization of doctors that “advocates high quality health care, and provides leadership and guidance to physicians.” In the opposite corner: mixed martial...

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Mount Royal teams ready to pounce

by Blaine Meller September means two things at Mount Royal: classes are back in session and Cougars are on the prowl. Or soon will be. With the new school year comes the start of the...

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Former Vipers pitcher calls it quits

by Blaine Meller The man they call Sarge has called it a career. After an injury-riddled season split between the Calgary Vipers and Victoria Seals, pitcher Joe Sergent announced his retirement after 11 seasons in...