Saturday, 14 April 2007

In the News

Here are some recent news items from publications across the country that are CIS-topical:

** Newest Addition to "In the News": The Charlatan, Carleton's campus newspaper, reports on Carleton's preparations for hosting the 2008 CIS Nationals Carleton with big plans for National Championship

An update on the Tim McGarrigle vs. Dalhousie U. case: McGarrigle appeals decision McGarrigle files appeal

Former Canadian National team coach and current Toronto Raptor assistant Jay Triano will add another in the long list of honours to his resume when he is named to the Niagara Falls A.N. Myer High School "Wall of Distinction" Raptors coach honoured by Myer's Wall of Distinction

UBC's graduating star guard Casey Archibald was named the Bobby Gaul Memorial Trophy winner as outstanding graduating male athlete at UBC. Archibald Named Top UBC Athlete

Steve Green's article in Sun Media newspapers on Western's two newest recruits Blue chip hoopsters added to Mustangs

An article in the Vancouver Province about multi-sport athlete Chris Barrett who is quoted as saying he would like to continue his basketball career at the CIS level at either Queen's or Western Hoops a head above for star Chris Barrett Barrett, from Vancouver's St. George's Secondary, played the point guard spot for St. George's B.C. provincially-ranked Triple A basketball team.

An interesting ranking of the top CIS sports programs completed by the Gateway, Alberta's campus newspaper
Alberta tops Gateway rankings

Karl Tilleman, the incomparable shooting guard with Calgary between 1979-1984 was recently named the top athlete ever at University of Calgary. For those who never got a chance to see Karl knock shots down from all over the court in the days pre-dating the three point line, Tilleman could be one of the greatest pure shooters in Canadian basketball history Tilleman named greatest Dino of All-Time

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