The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Sports

International student athletes look for team support when adjusting to life in Calgary

thumb teamhug2On the court, they look and play like any other players on the team — fast, skillful, prepared.

 Off the court, however, they are dealing with many different issues than their Canadian teammates, adjusting to a new life as a university student athlete in a foreign country.

Ex NHLer's take to the ice to teach their little girls a thing or two about hockey

thumb Ponytails1Blame it on genetics. Or maybe it's being Canadian.

 In either case, little ladies are picking up hockey sticks and seeking daddy's advice on how to perfect one's slap shot.

A veteran Dino team attempts to win McCrae Cup for the first time in history on home turf

thumb Longworth1The last time the Calgary Dinos hosted the CIS Women's field hockey championship, Mariah Carey and Boys II Men ruled the radio waves, while Lion King made its first 2D appearance on the big screen.

Post-season will offer one final shot at winning Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference

thumb FirstChoiceSoccerThe Mount Royal University Cougars women's soccer team pulled off a decisive win on Oct. 23, beating the Lethbridge College Kodiaks 2-0. The victory secured the Cougars top spot in the south division of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC), an achievement that designates them as hosts for the Oct. 28-30 playoff tournament.