Gurjarat Titans: The Dominating Debutants

Samay Dadlani ’24Contributor Even before the conclusion of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL), the hype for the next rendition has begun. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the addition of two new feathers on their wings. This means an addition of two new teams to the roster, the Gujarat Titans... Continue Reading →

Black NHL Players

Luke Perret '24Contributor There have been countless Black hockey players in the National Hockey League (NHL) who have made an impact on the ever-changing game. In celebration of Black History Month, I will be highlighting some of these influential Canadians  Willie O’Ree (b. 1935) was the first Black hockey player to lace up their skates... Continue Reading →

The Crusader News Remembers Jesse Owens 

John Ergon Golpe '24Contributor Born on September 12, 1913, in Oakville, Alabama, James Cleveland “J.C.” Owens was the seventh child of Henry Cleveland Owens and Emma Alexander Owens. Henry Owens was a sharecropper, and along with Emma, descended from a lengthy line of people trapped and traumatized by decades of slavery in the United States... Continue Reading →

A FIFA Cup Every Two Years? 

Manny Bezabeh '22Contributor The FIFA World Cup, one of the most prestigious sporting tournaments in the world, could have some major changes coming soon. A recent proposal from FIFA President Gianna Infanito suggests hosting the World Cup every two years instead of the normal four.   The main reason for this proposal is that it allows... Continue Reading →

Manitoba Skiing for 2022

Sawyer Ramsay 24' Contributor Manitoba is not usually considered a great place for skiing or snowboarding. There are no mountains, with the lone places being either small hills or decent size valleys. Nevertheless, there are still quite a few ski hills in Manitoba that are enjoyable and make for a fun time. This year, Manitobans... Continue Reading →

The Blue Bombers Regular Season Review

Sawyer Ramsay '24 Contributor Two years ago, Winnipeg Blue Bomber fans were ecstatic when the Manitoba team took home their first Grey Cup since 1990. This year, the Bombers have dominated throughout their regular season with a near-perfect score and a solid lineup.   This incredible season saw the Blue Bombers finish with a record of eleven wins and three losses. The Bombers played excellent on offence with many of their games being one-sided. It... Continue Reading →

St. Paul’s Represented in the WHL Draft

Luke Perrett '24 Contributor On December 9, 2021, the Western Hockey League (WHL) will hold its annual bantam draft. This year, teams will select players born in 2006. With 22 teams and 15 rounds of drafting, the lives of over 300 young men will change for the near future. Among the group of draft prospects is St. Paul’s Jacob Armstrong.   Armstrong ’24 currently plays goaltender for the U17 Winnipeg Wild and has a top... Continue Reading →

A Costa Rican Experience

Julian Brennan '24 Contributor The Canadian Men’s National Soccer Team defeated Costa Rica 1-0 on November 12, 2021, coming one step closer to qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. With 48,800 fans in attendance, an exuberance filled Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta.   I was privileged to drive to Edmonton to attend the match, as well as visit some family. The stadium was filled with the cool... Continue Reading →

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