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Second-year standout looking to build on last year

VballThumbHe walks down the Mount Royal University hallways daily and when you see him, you can't help but notice. He plays for the Cougars men's volleyball team and measures in at seven feet one inch tall. His name is Grigor Kartev, a second-year player from France who can singlehandedly change the outcome of a volleyball game.

Players know there is work to be done and are prepared to improve

thumbnail copyThe 2012-2013 season has not been a good start for the Mount Royal University Cougars men's soccer team.

Four games into the season, and the men's Cougar squad does not have much to show for their efforts.

With zero wins and four losses in regular season Canadian Interuniversity Sport conference (CIS) play, it would seem things could not be any worse for the team.

Local club hosts successful world championships

paddlesFifteen years ago, John Roberts bought two outrigger canoes and started paddling them on the Glenmore Reservoir. Outrigger canoes are easy to spot: unlike Canadian-style canoes, they have lateral support floats attached to one or both sides of the boat's hull.

Meet this season's upcoming high school competition

Senior girls volleyball players from across the city were getting their first in-game action this weekend, gearing up for their respective regular seasons.

The tournament held at the University of Calgary September 14th and 15th served as an icebreaker for the 16 Div. 1 teams involved. The tournament allowed for all high school teams to see opponents for the first time this year, and showed everyone the kind of competition they'll be seeing throughout the season.