Feature Sports Stories
- Published on Saturday, 18 October 2014 16:04 18 October 2014
- Written by MADISON FARKAS MADISON FARKAS
Four-year undefeated streak continues for No. 1 team in Canada
The Notre Dame Pride have extended their season record to 5-0 after a 21-18 victory over their longtime rivals, the St. Francis Browns, on Friday, Oct. 17.
What started out as a defensive battle turned into an offensive shootout between the two teams. Both offences were fairly stagnant in the first half, but the Browns were the first on the board with a field goal late in the opening quarter. Notre Dame's Avery McCuaig responded with an 82-yard touchdown reception that made the score 7-3 going into halftime.
- Published on Wednesday, 08 October 2014 19:35 08 October 2014
- Written by NEIL HILTS NEIL HILTS
Former Edge School golfer claims Pac-12 victory with Washington State University
With his father watching him compete in post-secondary athletics for the first time, Calgarian Sang Lee had one of the best games of his life in Pullman, Wash. earlier this fall.
The Washington State University (WSU) redshirt senior scored a 6 under par across three rounds to tie for the individual title at his college's home course, Palouse Ridge.
Sang's father, Chan, who had never watched his son play golf in his college career, was persuaded by 22-year-old Sang to come down and watch.
- Published on Thursday, 02 October 2014 20:43 02 October 2014
- Written by Haley Anderson and Lucas Silva Haley Anderson and Lucas Silva
This month Curtis Glencross begins the last season of his four-year contract with the Calgary Flames and reflects on perseverance that got him to the NHL
Near the end of last season, the Calgary Journal sat down with Curtis Glencross after practice to discuss a series of injuries that put him out of play, and the winding path he took to become an NHL player. One thing was abundantly clear, it wasn't easy.
Beating the odds. A concept very familiar for Glencross.
Odds that seemed insurmountable in a sport where hard-work is valued at the NHL level, but the majority of scouting directors and player personnel look for talent and prototypes over anything else. Glencross defied that mentality, just as he overcame every obstacle thrown his way during his career.
- Published on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 22:05 01 October 2014
- Written by Daniel Ball Daniel Ball
Fiery 5-3 inch soccer player led MRU Cougars' transition into university CIS play with second most points
The Beautiful Game is one of the few collegiate sports in which an athlete's size isn't necessarily critical to success. Players like Lionel Messi and Diana Matheson have shown the world that when it comes to soccer, the smallest player on the pitch can still dominate.
The Calgary Journal's Athlete of the Month for October clocks in at a mere five foot three but could very well be the biggest player on the Cougars roster.