Bisons second seed at CIS championships

Settle for silver in Canada West showdown vs. UBC

  The University of Manitoba women’s volleyball team is off to the national championships in Regina, SK after earning silver at the Canada West Women’s Volleyball Final Four this past weekend in Vancouver. Reading week synced up nicely with the Bisons’ training schedule, as players could focus on their goal of reaching the podium out […]

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Post-season edition

Women’s hockey The 17-7-4, fourth-ranked Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team was ready to do battle in the post-season. The Bisons hosted the Regina Cougars in their first home playoff series since the 2010-11 season, when they went on to capture their second Canada West Championship. This year the Cougars  finished fifth in the Canada West […]

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Comeback central

Bisons rally from one game down, advance to Canada West semi-finals

The Manitoba Bison men’s hockey team entered playoff action with their spirits high after clinching a home playoff berth the week prior. Their opponents, the Mount Royal Cougars, were making their first-ever Canada West playoffs appearance and gave the home squad everything they could handle. The Bisons showed tremendous resolve after losing game one, eventually […]

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Winter on wheels

Ice Bike creates unique, fun dynamic for cyclists

When thinking about a typical Winnipeg winter, certain words come to mind: frigid, slippery, intimidating, and many others along that line. A thought that does not cross many minds is participation in a winter ice biking event. For the past 14 years, the folks at Woodcock Cycle have organized a fun and exhilarating winter biking […]

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Bisons deliver beatdown

Women’s hockey surrenders just one goal in weekend sweep of Lethbridge

The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team went to war this past weekend, finishing off their regular season by clinching a top four position in Canada West and a home ice advantage for next weekend’s playoff games. The Bisons had plenty to play for in their games against the Lethbridge Pronghorns. Entering the weekend series, Manitoba […]

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‘Are sports welcoming for everyone?’

UMSU and the Canadian Sport Film Festival partner to discuss homophobia in sports

“Homophobia in Sports” was the topic discussed at a special panel held Feb. 6 at the Hub in University Centre on the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus. The panel was sponsored by the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU), the Canadian Sport Film Festival, U of M Student Life, the Hub, and the Rainbow […]

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Bring on the Banny Bowl!

Bannatyne students put on hockey tournament in support of WISH Clinic

University of Manitoba students from the Bannatyne campus will be lacing up their skates and hitting the ice in the first ever Banny Bowl hockey tournament on Feb. 8 at the MTS Iceplex. According to event organizer and fourth-year dentistry student Todd Honcharik, the main goal of the tournament is to bring students from the […]

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Celebration Week brings Mark Chipman to campus

Highlights from the owner of the Winnipeg Jets

Mark Chipman paid a visit to the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus on Jan. 30 as part of Celebration Week. The executive chairman of the Board of True North Sports and Entertainment Ltd. and governor of the Winnipeg Jets discussed his involvement in reacquiring the Jets, as well as the behind-the-scenes decisions that have […]

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Late-season letdown

Men’s hockey swept by Regina

The stakes couldn’t have been any higher heading into this past weekend, as just one point separated the Manitoba Bisons and Regina Cougars in the Canada West standings. After being swept by Regina on the road earlier this season, the Bisons were looking for a measure of revenge on home ice. Friday’s action was a […]

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