Feature Sports Stories

No league seems to be off the table for Canadian Interuniversity Sport programs when looking for their next head coaching hire

Coaching FiveCollege sports in the United States are much more lucrative compared to their Canadian counterparts In part, this is because college sports in the U.S. are heavily supported financially, and winning is the ultimate goal. But men’s hockey programs at the CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport) circuit take winning just as seriously.

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ShouldicePark TNA revamped plaza and three turf fields could attract national tournaments

A major portion of the overhaul of Shouldice Athletic Park is nearly complete after floodwaters damaged three artificial turf fields in 2013, leaving minor league football teams without a home.

Calgary’s minor league football community has been heavily reliant on Calgary’s NW park for decades and has had to adapt since the fields were deemed unsafe to play on.

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Buyers pay $100s for McDavid collectibles, $1000s for Orr

TN vintagesports andyheadshotWayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe and Bobby Orr.

No surprise, but these men aren’t just hockey players, they are icons, national heroes. What’s surprising about these legendary players? Their collectibles still sell in abundance.

Andy Dunning, the owner of Andy’s Sports Cards and Collectibles in the northwest Calgary community of Hidden Valley, says sports card trading and collecting memorabilia is a hobby that is still alive, even thriving, among sports fans and aficionados.

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Disabled athletes cannot always fully enjoy recreation due to facility deficiencies

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The president of the Calgary Sledge Hockey Association says there is a deficit of arenas in Calgary with appropriate accommodations for athletes and sports enthusiasts with physical challenges.

Dominic Shaw plays sledge hockey as well as four other disability sports, and believes work should be done to give people with physical challenges more options.

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