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Grounded Griffins

MacEwan Athletics boasts a plethora of competitive teams. Taking in an inexpensive volleyball match in the gym or a hockey game at the rink is one of the perks of being a member of a school community. At the helms

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Take a break, do a loop

A phantom vibration initiates an automatic phone check, reminding us just how wired in we’ve become. Tuition comes due, and book lists seem to be even more expensive this time around. The leaves have started to change – yes, winter

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Griffins take to the ice

To be the best, you have to beat the best.   That will be the mentality of every opponent stepping on the ice with the MacEwan University Griffins in 2017-18. When both the men’s and women’s MacEwan teams won their

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Veteran Griffins set statistical bar

A look around campus at the promo materials for the men’s hockey team reveals the athletic figures of two skate-clad forwards plastered on the walls. Ryan Benn torques his stick to shoot on goal and Shawn Proulx lugs the puck

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Women’s hockey secures victory in Downtown home opener

MacEwan hockey has officially christened the Downtown Community Arena with two victories after the women’s team took a 2-1 victory over SAIT Saturday night.   The prospect of a new arena had been highly anticipated for both Griffins hockey teams

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Edmonton’s struggle with its secondary sports

Kyle Brodziak of the Edmonton Road Runners had the greatest wrist shot of all-time — or so my 12-year-old self would tell you. Caught in the midst of the NHL lockout during the ’04-’05 season, I was exposed to great

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Men’s hockey wins first game at new rink

Have you ever watched Extreme Makeover: Home Edition? The one where Ty Pennington, the jack-of-all-trades host of the show, finds a family with a run-down house and builds them the biggest house they can imagine? It felt like that’s what

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The Decision

When Rob Poole, the mainstay of the women’s basketball team for six years, decided to move on from the program, it was unclear who would step up in the midst of MacEwan’s best years in its short Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS)

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Building a team

While the season may be over for the players as they turn their attention to training and the offseason, the focus for coaches shifts to recruitment. For the MacEwan University head coaches, recruitment is a year-long battle. Fortunately for the

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Griffins women come home empty-handed from Saskatchewan

After a record-breaking season, MacEwan University’s women’s basketball team looked to exceed expectations even further in Saskatoon last weekend. After a clean sweep of the University of Victoria Vikes the previous weekend, the Griffins attempted to continue the winning streak

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