SAIT Trojans Aim For Third Straight ACAC Crown in 2018-19

CALGARY, Alberta -- The third time is the charm. In each of the last two seasons, the SAIT Trojans have entered the CCAA National Championships as the ACAC Champions. They have won each of the last two post-season titles in the league, but haven't been able to turn that into success at nationals, falling short of…

Olds College Broncos Out to Prove That 2017-18 Was No Fluke

OLDS, Alberta -- A ton of things can change from one season to the next. For the Olds College Broncos, the difference between the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons was almost night and day. One year, the Broncos were at the bottom of the ACAC South Division standings. The next, they were back in the playoffs and…

New Season, Same Goal For The Vancouver Island University Mariners

NANAIMO, B.C. -- The 2017-18 season marked the end of an era for the Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners. When last season came to a close, it meant the end of the collegiate career for Usama Zaid, who will go down as one of the best players to ever suit up in the PacWest Conference, regardless of…

Medicine Hat Rattlers Look to Continue Their Climb in the ACAC South Division Standings

MEDICINE HAT, Alberta -- It may have only been one spot, but the Medicine Hat Rattlers improved in the ACAC South Division last season. As the 2018-19 season fast approaches, they are hoping to continue their forward progress. In 2016-17, the Rattlers finished in fourth place in the division, securing the last playoff spot with a…

Obaseki, Sappleton Ready to Lead Medicine Hat Rattlers in 2018-19

MEDICINE HAT, Alberta -- In 2018-19, the Medicine Hat Rattlers will be hoping that their regular season success translates to the post-season. Last year, the Rattlers picked up a pair of wins in their final two games to earn themselves a share of first place in the ACAC South Division with the SAIT Trojans. Due to a…

International Talent Decorates 2018-19 Roster for the Red Deer College Queens

RED DEER, Alberta -- The game of basketball can take you anywhere. No matter what language you speak, or where you're from, players from all over the world speak the same language when it comes to the game of basketball. For the 2018-19 edition of the Red Deer College Queens, basketball is the common ground for…

Mount Royal Cougars Hoping to Re-Enter Canada West Playoffs in 2018-19

CALGARY, Alberta -- The difference in 2017-18 was one game. In 2017-18, the Mount Royal Cougars were on the brink of a playoff spot in the Canada West standings. They entered the last game of the regular season with a record of 8-11, and they were tied with the Brandon Bobcats for the last playoff spot. The…