The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Sports

thumb Q MikeWarkPicHow one sport has traveled the distance — from imaginations to books, from movies to now real life

Thousands of spectators endured the sharp winds of New York City, cheering their teams on to victory. Athletes ran from one end of the field to the other; sweat dripping down their faces, sheer determination reflecting in their eyes.

Ten player squad with few veterans leans on its star player

thumb 02.11"DE-FENSE! DE-FENSE!" Teammates and fans chant as they watch from the sidelines, decked out in their red and white. It's game night for the women's SAIT Trojans basketball squad.

Adults forming dodgeball teams at an unprecedented rate

thumb dodgeball1"If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball," goes the well-known line from director Rawson Marshall Thurber's 2004 film, "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story."

 It's a film that made people laugh in theatres upon its release, but is also a source of inspiration for the Calgary Sports & Social Club's dodgeball program.