CALGARY - Yesterday Volleyball Canada announced the appointment of coaches for the Team Canada Youth Men and Junior Women to provide an environment of excellence in Canada to expose identified athletes to international level of education, training and competition early in their careers.
EDMONTON – A total of five players in their first or second year of eligibility were honoured as 2017-18 Canada West women’s volleyball all-stars Tuesday, as the conference’s youth movement in the sport was on full display.
EDMONTON - The Alberta Golden Bears advanced to their sixth-straight Canada West Final, as they eliminated the visiting Mount Royal Cougars 6-1 in Game 2 of their semifinal series, Saturday night at Clare Drake Arena.
CALGARY – After a nine-year absence, the University of Calgary Dinos are off to the U SPORTS women’s volleyball championship after disposing of the Mount Royal University Cougars in straight sets Friday (25-21, 25-23, 25-22), winning their best-of-three Canada West quarter-final 2-0.
EDMONTON - First-year University of Alberta Golden Bear Brandon Magee scored 2:43 into the first overtime period, giving Alberta a 4-3 win over the Mount Royal Cougars in Game 1 of their best-of-three semifinal series, Friday night at Clare Drake Arena.
CALGARY – The top-seeded University of Calgary Dinos needed just three sets and 74 minutes to take the Canada West women’s volleyball playoff opener over their crosstown rivals, defeating the Mount Royal University Cougars in straight sets (25-12, 25-8, 25-22) Thursday night in the Jack Simpson Gym.
EDMONTON – Canada West’s top four men’s basketball teams from the regular season all had multiple players honoured Thursday, as the conference unveiled the 2017-18 basketball all-star and all-rookie teams.
VANCOUVER – Forward Kathleen Cahoon scored at 15:55 of the third overtime period to give the third-seeded UBC Thunderbirds a dramatic 2-1 victory over the visiting Mount Royal Cougars in Game 1 of their Canada West quarter-final series Friday at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Center.
CALGARY - What better way to end the season then the two Calgary teams facing off? The Cougars took on the Dinos on Kenyon court for the last game of the 2017/18 season. Although they lacked home court advantage it was the Dinos who came out on top in four sets after a close fight. The final scores were 25-18, 25-22, 21-25 and 25-22.
WINNIPEG - The University of Manitoba Bisons and Mount Royal University Cougars kicked off the 2018 Canada West men's hockey playoff schedule with the Cougars coming out victorious and taking a 1-0 series lead at Wayne Fleming Arena on Friday, Feb. 16 night in game one of the conference quarter-final best-of-three series.
CALGARY - The Cougars were celebrating their seniors with their last match on home court of the 2017/18 season. Six p.m. kicked off the match against their Calgary rivals the Dinos on Kenyon Court. The Dinos took the match in three clean sets with final scores of, 25-22, 25-20 and 25-23.
CALGARY – The third-ranked University of Calgary Dinos women's volleyball team faced some stiff competition in their final home game of the regular season, being forced into a fifth set before beating the cross-town rival Mount Royal Cougars 3-2 (25-13, 21-25, 25-19, 21-25, and 15-10) on Thursday night at the Jack Simpson Gym.
BRANDON – The Brandon Bobcats showed some late signs of life but it was too little too late as the visiting Mount Royal Cougars picked up a big 3-1 (25-20, 25-15, 24-26, 25-23) win to move one step closer to clinching a playoff spot on Saturday evening at the BU Healthy Living Centre.
SASKATOON – The No. 5 ranked University of Saskatchewan Huskies earned a bye into the Canada West semifinal playoff round with a 4-2 win over the visiting Mount Royal University Cougars Friday night in Rutherford Rink.
BRANDON – In what was essentially a must-win match for both the Brandon Bobcats and Mount Royal Cougars, the Cougars mounted an impressive comeback to tie the Bobcats in the Canada West standings. The Cougars battled back from a 2-0 deficit to take the match 3-2 (23-25, 19-25, 25-15, 25-17, 15-6) in front of a loud and raucous crowd.