Category: Sports

0

‘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...

0

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...

0

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...

0

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...

0

B-ballers off to mixed start

by Blaine Meller The Mount Royal Cougars women’s basketball team is off to a strong start this season. The Cougars currently sit second the south division with a 5-1 record, thanks in large part...

0

Cougars soccer mines double bronze

by Blaine Meller The pursuit of gold came up a little short. The Mount Royal Cougars men’s and women’s soccer teams, after tough losses in the ACAC semi-finals, both rebounded to capture provincial bronze...

0

The scary side of sports

by Blaine Meller Another Halloween has come and gone, but this time, it left something behind other than stomach aches and dentist bills: The scariest sports personalities of all time. 1. Mike Tyson In...

0

Knocking on wood

by Catherine Szabo There’s Wayne Gretzky’s jersey tucked into one side of his hockey pants, and Boston Red Sox Wade Boggs’ pre-game meal of chicken. Entire hockey teams turn into Neanderthal men with the...

0

New Superheroes hoping to put evil on “ice”

by Blaine Meller Thirty superheroes, each with unique powers and abilities. One uber-villain, bent on mayhem and chaos. It’s the classic battle of good versus evil, and it’s com- ing soon to a National...

0

The heart of a Bulldog

by Blaine Meller If you’ll excuse the pun, David Hart Smith comes from an incredible pedigree. The Calgary native, a superstar with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), is the son of The British Bulldog, Davey...