Athletics News

  • Mount Royal eliminates Huskies from playoff contention
    February 15, 2019
    SASKATOON – Two teams in desperate need of a win to keep their Canada West playoff hopes alive took to Ron & Jane Graham Centre court on Feb. 15 and it was the visiting University of Mount Royal Cougars that were able to get the job done, knocking off the Saskatchewan Huskies in a marathon 3-2 (15-25, 25-23, 25-22, 21-25, 15-13) victory.
  • Under Armour & Players Bench Athletes of the Week, Feb 6-12 2019
    February 12, 2019
    CALGARY – Two veteran players who majorly contributed on senior night, have been selected as the Under Armour & Players Bench Athletes of the Week for the week of February 6-12, 2019.
  • Breakout Offense Powers ‘Horns Past Cougars
    February 09, 2019
    With seven different players registering points for the home side, and a stellar 35 save performance from Taz Burman, the sixth-place University of Lethbridge Pronghorns power through the fifth-place Mount Royal University Cougars by a score of 6-2, in what was the final regular season game for both teams on Saturday.
  • Mount Royal wins on senior night, sweeps Dinos
    February 09, 2019
    CALGARY – Cougars finish their last game of regular season on home court with a bang. Not only did the Cougars win both matches, but defeated their hometown rival the University of Calgary Dinos. After honouring the Cougars senior players they came out ready to play both offensively and defensively leading them to their sweep. The final scores were 25-15, 25-20 and 25-18
  • Rodeback, Cougars sweep the ‘Horns heading into playoffs
    February 09, 2019
    CALGARY-  An emotional but vital season-concluding game for Mount Royal on home-ice saw host the Cougars sweep provincial rivals Lethbridge Pronghorns Saturday night 6-2 at the Flames Community Arena to end their season.
  • Cougars beat Dinos in five set senior night thriller
    February 09, 2019
    CALGARY – The Cougars end their season on a high note with a huge win against their hometown rivals University of Calgary Dinos. After a sweep from the Dinos the previous night, the Cougars came out anxious to impress their fans. Making every moment of their last time on the court this year count the Cougars take the Dinos in five sets. The final scores were 25-15, 26-25, 22-25, 18-25 and
  • De Beauville Shuts Out Pronghorns in Penultimate Regular Season Game
    February 08, 2019
    LETHBRIDGE — Despite a relatively close game on the shot clock, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns are held scoreless in their final home game of the season falling 2-0 to the Mount Royal Cougars, thanks to a successful shutout bid by Cougars netminder Zoe De Beauville on Friday.
  • No. 5 Mount Royal shutdown No.7 Dinos
    February 08, 2019
    CALGARY – The Cougars hold on to their chance in the playoffs. Needing only one more win to secure another match, the Cougars take down their hometown rivals the University of Calgary Dinos in four close sets. The final scores were, 25-15, 19-25, 16-24 and 25-21
  • Cougars take home big win on senior night
    February 08, 2019
    CALGARY- The Lethbridge Pronghorns took a trip up the highway 2 for the first half of a home-and-home in the final weekend of Canada West regular season action, looking to redeem a sweep at hands of the Mount Royal Cougars from earlier in the season, but instead they fell 5-2 to open the set.
  • Cougars playoff journey ends with 106-83 loss to Regina
    February 08, 2019
    REGINA, Sask. – The University of Regina’s men’s basketball team started out slowly on Friday night in its Canada West play-in game against Mount Royal, but a huge second quarter lifted Regina to a 106-83 victory at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health & Sport.
  • Dinos beat Cougars in 3 straight sets
    February 08, 2019
    CALGARY - Eager spirits and loud fans helped to kick off the Cougars final weekend of play at home. The Cougars took on their closest rivals the University of Calgary Dinos, but found themselves lacking the home-court advantage as the Dinos swept the match. The final scores were 25-21, 25-20 and 25-22
  • Under Armour & Players Bench Athletes of the Week, Jan. 29 - Feb 5, 2019
    February 05, 2019
    CALGARY – Two basketball standouts have been selected as the Under Armour & Players Bench Athletes of the Week. This time for the week of January 29 - February 5, 2019.
  • Cougars withstand Bobcat comeback, clinch first ever U SPORTS playoff berth
    February 02, 2019
    Mount Royal held off a furious comeback by the Bobcats, to secure their first-ever Canada West playoff spot with a 99-94 road win.
  • Cougars suffer 6-1 defeat in Saskatoon
    February 02, 2019
    Jesse Forsberg tallied twice while Carter Folk, Collin Shirley and Sam Ruopp all added a goal to help the Huskies sweep Mount Royal and move their record to a conference-best 23-3 in the process.
  • Cougars' season concludes with a 76-71 loss
    February 02, 2019
    BRANDON, Man. – In the final game of the conference schedule the Brandon Bobcats rallied for a 76-71 win to close the season with a weekend sweep over the Mount Royal Cougars on Saturday night.
  • Cougars defeated again by Spartans
    February 02, 2019
    After three hard-fought sets the Spartans are undefeated in both matches against the Cougars in regular season play. The final scores were 25-15, 25-19 and 25-18.
  • Cougars emphatically snap losing streak with 6-1 win
    February 02, 2019
    CALGARY - Saturday night, the Mount Royal Cougars and Saskatchewan Huskies rematched at the Flames Community Arenas after a Huskies win the day prior. After a tough first period, the Cougars emerged with a major lead and weren’t shaken from the top, winning 6-1 and punching their ticket into the playoffs.
  • Cougars swept by No.3 Spartans
    February 02, 2019
    CALGARY – The Cougars came out swinging on the second night of a two-day match up against the Spartans. Although they were tenacious they were unable to keep up with the Spartans quick paced play. The Spartans swept the match in three sets. The final scores were, 25-13, 25-21 and 25-18.
  • Third quarter surge sends Bobcats past Cougars
    February 01, 2019
    BRANDON, Man. – The Bobcats had a big momentum surge in the second half to power the BU men's basketball team to a 94-74 win over the Mount Royal Cougars on Friday night.
  • Cougars fall in OT
    February 01, 2019
    BRANDON, Man. – The Brandon Bobcats outlasted the Mount Royal Cougars 92-82 in a game that had little on the line, but delivered in a big way in terms of entertainment.
  • Cougars suffer rare home defeat
    February 01, 2019
    CALGARY- An absolutely bouncing Kenyon Court played as the venue for the weekend heavyweight battle between nationally ranked third and fourth-placed Mount Royal Cougars and Trinity Western Spartans, but it was the visitors who set the tone for the weekend, sweeping the Cougars on their home-court 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-13).
  • Morris makes 42 saves as Cougars fall 1-0 in OT
    February 01, 2019
    SASKATOON – Levi Cable's game winner 1:35 into the second overtime frame was enough to give the University of Saskatchewan men's hockey team the victory over the Mount Royal Cougars by a score of 1-0 on Friday, Feb. 1 at Merlis Belsher Place.
  • Cougars drop seven goal thriller to Saskatchewan
    February 01, 2019
    CALGARY - Friday night, at the Flames Community Arenas, the Mount Royal Cougars and Saskatchewan Huskies both sought to end their respective losing streaks. Following an early Huskies lead the Cougars evened the score, but the Huskies ultimately took it by a final score of 4-3.
  • Cougars' courageous comeback thwarted by Spartans
    February 01, 2019
    CALGARY - The first-place Trinity Western Spartans visited the Mount Royal Cougars at Kenyon Court and came away with a 3-1 win (25-21, 25-18, 14-24, 27-25).  
  • Dinos win 2019 Crowchild Classic with three seconds left
    January 29, 2019
    CALGARY- University of Calgary Dinos and Mount Royal Cougars are separated by a few kilometers down the road, and own one of the most unique rivalries across Canada. For the seventh straight season, the Dinos and Cougars clashed inside the Scotiabank Saddledome, in front of a capacity crowd of 11,490.
  • Dinos squeeze past Cougars at Crowchild Classic
    January 29, 2019
    CALGARY- The fourth meeting between crosstown rivals Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary was not any regular setting for a Canada West showdown. For the seventh time, the Cougars and Dinos clashed inside the Scotiabank Saddledome where Calgary picked up a vital three points with just two weekends left to play with a 2-1 win in front of 1,826 fans.
  • Cougars fall in OT at Father David Bauer Arena
    January 25, 2019
    CALGARY – On the heels of the seventh annual Crowchild Classic, the University of Calgary Dinos took care of business on home turf, besting the Mount Royal University Cougars 2-1 in overtime, Friday evening at the Father David Bauer Arena.
  • Cougars fall to Dinos in Crowchild Classic preview game
    January 25, 2019
    CALGARY- Four points separated inner-city rivals Mount Royal and the University of Calgary heading into their third meeting of the season, but the outcome favoured the Dinos once again, stealing points on the road with a 3-1 win.
  • Crosstown smackdown especially special for Cougar seniors
    January 23, 2019
    CALGARY - Not many athletes get to experience it, and not many memories can top it.
  • Under Armour & Players Bench Athletes of the Week, Jan. 15-21, 2019
    January 22, 2019
    CALGARY – For the second consecutive week two outside hitters have been selected as the Under Armour & Players Bench Athletes of the Week. This time for the week of January 8-14, 2019.
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