A great team remembered

A great team remembered

The NAIT Ooks hockey program holds a very rich history. There is one team in particular that shines amongst the rest – the 84-85 men’s Ooks. The team won all their regular season games, swept their opponents at the nationals and capped off their season with a perfect...
Pro athletes are worth it

Pro athletes are worth it

Are athletes paid too much money? It’s one of the most debated questions in sports. It also has one of the most obvious answers. No, they aren’t. Now, there’s no question that athletes are getting PAID. The average salary in the NBA is a whopping $6.2 million. In the...
NAIT athletes honoured

NAIT athletes honoured

After another season has wrapped up for all Ooks teams, many players and coaches have been honoured for their work. In curling just over a week ago, Jules Owchar received the Curling Canada women’s coaching award, while Jonah Tobinski of the men’s curling team took...
Believe in yourself

Believe in yourself

Fifty three per cent. That was my mark in English 30-2 in high school. It was a measly grade to get my diploma for a student who didn’t show up to class and didn’t care. I care now. I’ve been your co-sports editor for two semesters while I’ve also been taking the...
So close … once again

So close … once again

The mens Ooks hockey team has seen another strong season come to a disappointing close after losing 4-1 in a do-or-die Game 3 final playoff to the MacEwan Griffins last Sunday in the ACAC championships. Griffins goaltender Marc-Olivier Daigle was voted playoff MVP for...