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The next step: Yantz, Demski, and Adewale invited to 12th annual East West Bowl

After an impressive 2013 campaign and numerous accolades, three Manitoba Bison football stars are getting yet another opportunity to add to their already multifarious football accomplishments. Quarterback Jordan Yantz, inside receiver Nic Demksi, and weak side linebacker Bami Adewale were all recently selected to represent the Bisons in the East West Bowl, which takes place […]

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Comedy Division

Manitoban March Movie Madness - Opening Round

VOTE BELOW                 Don’t forget to vote for the other divisions: Comedy Division Fictional Sports Division “Based on a True Story” Division Nostalgia Division

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Fictional Sports Division

Manitoban March Movie Madness - Opening Round

VOTE BELOW                   Don’t forget to vote for the other divisions: Comedy Division Fictional Sports Division “Based on a True Story” Division Nostalgia Division

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Road to recovery

U of M associate professor Bill Diehl-Jones returns to Boston Marathon one year following bombings

April 21 will be an emotional day in Boston, as the 118th Boston Athletic Association Marathon gets underway. It has been nearly a year since the tragic Boston Marathon bombings at the 2013 race, which took the lives of three people and injured hundreds of others. The marathon is the longest running and most prestigious […]

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Bison football below the border

Football never stops. This is a common saying all across the United States, and for many people, it extends beyond a passion for the game. It becomes a way of life. Bison halfback Brett MacFarlane can speak firsthand to the contrast in playing/coaching styles down South, compared to Canada. He spent 10 months in Menifee, […]

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Women’s Hockey Fundamentals

Hockey sessions at Canlan Ice Sports help women brush up on skills

Canlan Ice Sports’ co-ed adult hockey program was “bursting at the seams” when some of the women expressed the desire to have their own program. Thus began the inception of Women’s Hockey Fundamentals (WHF), hockey sessions catered to women. “It was really just kind of supply and demand; they sort of came to us,” said […]

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The new evolution of Bombers football

Key additions and subtractions made by Winnipeg in free agency frenzy

After an abysmal 3-15 record in 2013, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers need all the help they can get. The rebuilding process began when the team fired former general manager Joe Mack, and following seasons end, promoted assistant GM Kyle Walters. To say that Walters has his work cut out for him would be an understatement. […]

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Brawlers, scientific marvels, and high flyers

Premier Championship Wrestling offers a fantastic live show

Premier Championship Wrestling (PCW) was founded by a triumvirate of Winnipeggers including current owner Andrew Shallcross, Mike Davidson, formerly of Top Rope Championship Wrestling (TRCW), and businessman John Nguyen. Today, the Winnipeg promotion has become an international leader in high-quality entertainment. Commencement of Cool, PCW’s debut show, took place Mar. 3, 2002 at Investors Group […]

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Bisons give golden effort at CIS championships

Bison women’s volleyball wins national title in straight sets

The University of Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball team is the top team in the nation after upsetting the top-ranked UBC Thunderbirds for the national title in Regina on Mar. 2. The Bisons qualified for the 2014 CIS Women’s Volleyball Championship after settling for silver against UBC at the Canada West women’s volleyball championships. It would […]

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