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ACAC Return To Play

ACAC Return To Play

By Orrin Farries Return to play: the three hottest buzzwords in amateur sports leagues across the world right now. COVID-19’s declaration as a pandemic by WHO officials placed the summer of sports into tumult and uncertainty. Many sporting events were cancelled...

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ACAC postpones Fall 2020 season

ACAC postpones Fall 2020 season

By Mia Hildebrandt Earlier this week the ACAC announced the cancelation of all fall semester sports. It was also announced there are plans to reschedule the seasons for April 2021. Women’s volleyball player and Saskatchewan resident, Anna Ancheynum says that it is...

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Ook Grads Spread Their Wings

Ook Grads Spread Their Wings

By Mia Hildebrandt As the athletic seasons are wrapping and graduating Ooks are starting to spread their wings out in the real world, they reflect on what being a part of the NAIT athletic family has meant to them over the years. Donnelly, Hurlburt, Lewington and...

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NAIT National Champion: Alex Fung

NAIT National Champion: Alex Fung

By Alvin Thammavongsa Alexander Fung had a year to cherish and remember this year on the badminton court. Competing in mixed doubles with his partner Eyota Kwan, they went undefeated throughout the season, and won gold at ACAC provincials en route to Nationals. On the...

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NAIT Athletic Banquet Awards Streamed Online

NAIT Athletic Banquet Awards Streamed Online

By Mia Hildebrandt The athletic banquet awards are highly anticipated by all NAIT athletes but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the awards ceremony was moved to an online presentation. The awards consisted of a 15 minute video recapping highlights from all teams...

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COVID-19 Decides The ACAC Championships

COVID-19 Decides The ACAC Championships

By Ty Gour On Wednesday March 11, the NBA rocked the sporting world with the announcement of the immediate suspension of their season following Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert’s positive COVID-19 diagnosis. With this news came a domino effect across the sporting world...

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It’s Post-Season Season, Folks

It’s Post-Season Season, Folks

By Orrin Farries Sports Editor The ACAC regular season draws to a close for NAIT’s team sports and the Ooks will look to have a vigorous foray into the post-season. May they screech into battle and crush their opponents for the pride of our nest- with all due respect....

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Captain’s Corner: Ryan Saville

Captain’s Corner: Ryan Saville

By Dawson Petryshen In the vast world of sports, there are quite a few that get overlooked outside the big 4 of hockey, baseball, basketball and soccer, curling being one of them. Although there are only four people per team curling is a sport centered on teamwork...

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Ooks badminton team brings home medals

Ooks badminton team brings home medals

By Joe Lipovski NAIT’s entire badminton team is off to nationals following the ACAC Badminton Championships. The team brought home three gold and four silver medals in the individual competitions and secured silver in the team competition. The CCAA Badminton...

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