March 23-29, 2015
The NAIT Ooks women’s curling team won the Bronze medal at the CCAA National Championships hosted at Olds College this past weekend. Katie was the team lead who was named to the All-Tournament team.
Walton earns CCAA Coaching Excellence Award
April 14, 2015 – Talbot Walton, head coach of the back-to-back Women’s Volleyball champion Red Deer Queens, is this year’s recipient of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association’s Coaching Excellence Award.
Childerhose returns to lead men’s basketball program
04/10/15... Caronport, SK - A familiar face will take the helm as the head coach of the Briercrest men’s basketball program for the 2015-16 season.
Briercrest Athletics is excited to announce that former Briercrest men’s basketball all-star, captain, and assistant coach Gradyn Childerhose has accepted the position of Briercrest men’s basketball head coach.
39 ACAC CCAA Academic All-Canadian Award recipients
by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips
04/07/2015....School days, school days. Dear old Golden Rule days. Up in the mornin' and out to school. The teacher is teachin' the Golden Rule. American History and Practical Math. Studyin' hard and hopin' to pass. And workin' your fingers right down to the bone. The guy behind you won't leave you alone.
The opening lyrics to the 1957 Chuck Berry hit single later popularized by the Beach Boys, is said to be considered a rock and roll anthem.
Studyin’ hard and hopin’ to pass is said to be considered a Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association honour as they recently announced the 2014-15 Academic All-Canadian Award recipients.
Kenny Cameron named 2014-15 Men’s Hockey Top Scholastic Achiever
Edmonton, April 6, 2015 – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference is proud to announce the selection of Kenny Cameron of the NAIT Ooks as the 2015 ACAC men’s hockey top scholastic achiever. Kenny, who hails from Calgary, AB, obtained a 4.0 in the Business program at NAIT during the first semester. The Ooks goalie is currently in his first year of eligibility.
Mike Piluso named 2014-15 Men’s Hockey Play-off MVP
Edmonton, April 6, 2015 – The ACAC is proud to announce the selection of Michael Piluso of the NAIT Ooks as the 2014-15 ACAC Men’s Hockey Play-off Most Valuable Player. Michael, who hails from Maple Ridge, BC and is enrolled in Open Studies at NAIT, won the ACAC play-off scoring title, tallying 5 goals and 4 assists for 9 points in only 4 games. Piluso helped the Ooks with the ACAC championship this season with a 2-0 series win over the SAIT Trojans in the finals.