The values of “determination, courage and spirit” in the SAIT Trojans’ motto couldn’t have been better demonstrated than they were recently by Chanelle Petrie. Petrie, 18, was sexually exploited by her minor hockey coach, Heidi Ferber, back in 2010 and 2011, and recently urged her lawyers to fight to have the publication ban lifted that concealed Petrie’s name in the case.
In his rookie season, Australian born Trojan, Jon Morley helped lead the Trojans to a Third place finish this season.
When opportunity knocks, you better answer the door with your arms open to catch the fire. That couldn’t be more true than it is for Edmonton Oil Kings winger and Calgary native Mitch Moroz.
With hockey season upon us, many local Calgarians have taken to the rinks to play ball hockey until the ice and snow arrive.
Ball hockey has seen interest increase ferociously in the past few years, and some pro NHL hockey players such as Vancouver Canucks’ forward Alex Burrows have become advocates for the sport.
The 2013 Alberta Floods left many sports and music fans doubting that they would be able to see their beloved sports teams or their favourite bands in the calendar year. But thanks to some hard work and perseverance, the Saddledome was able to open just in time for the Calgary Flame’s preseason.
In the depths of the University of Calgary Kinesiology building lies a small and dingy gymnasium which smells a little like sweat all the time, and a lot like sweat during practice. But don’t be fooled by the setting. This nondescript space is an incubator for Olympic medalists in the sport of women’s wrestling.