Big Ben touches down in Winnipeg

Jets’ Chiarot warrants stay in NHL after impressive stint

It’s been a truly unforgettable last two months for Jet rookie defenceman Ben Chiarot. After skating in the Thrasher-Jet pipeline for the past four seasons, the native of Hamilton, Ontario recently landed a long-term position in the NHL, and has been turning heads ever since. A fourth-round selection of the Atlanta Thrashers in 2009, he […]

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Bison Briefs

Basketball and men’s hockey

Basketball After getting swept at home by Victoria, the University of Manitoba Bison men’s basketball team headed to Alberta looking to recapture their winning ways. They started off on the right foot Friday, with a come from behind win, but Manitoba couldn’t carry the momentum in Saturday’s rematch. Friday’s game saw four Bisons hit double […]

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Young guns get it done

Rookies help sweep away Cougars

The University of Manitoba Bisons continued their push for top spot in the Canada West this weekend, nearly tying the University of Alberta for the conference lead. This weekend’s unfortunate victims of Manitoba’s rise to the top were the University of Regina Cougars. Leading the way for the Bisons this weekend were two rookie top […]

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Saturday night sweep

Volleyball splits weekend series against top-ranked Alberta

Women Coming off a win that saw their head coach Ken Bentley pick up career win number 1,000, the University of Manitoba Bisons hosted the nation’s top-ranked team at the University of Alberta over the weekend. The double header carried with it serious playoff implications for the national champions who are currently fighting forseventh in […]

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The present and the future

Bison football players on the rise in the CFL

The 2014 CFL season was a year of progression for the University of Manitoba Bison football program. Nine former members of the herd found themselves on CFL rosters, signifying a trend in the right direction. Led by former safety Teague Sherman, Manitoba has bred a number of promising products, and that number looks to increase […]

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A band of brothers

Men’s volleyball team has long-term connection

If you were to look at the University of Manitoba men’s volleyball team roster, one thing would likely stand out – the local connection. “I think that’s something that makes U of M a really unique kind of environment to play volleyball especially,” co-captain and left side hitter Adam DeJonckheere said. “I think we have […]

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Playing with fire

Men’s basketball swept by streaking Huskies

The University of Manitoba Bison men’s basketball team ran into one of the hottest teams in the Canada West this past weekend, falling in two tightly contested matchups against the Saskatchewan Huskies. The visitors came to town on a four-game winning streak, and still haven’t lost since returning from winter break. Getting to the free […]

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Energizer Bisons

Manitoba outlasts Saskatchewan

In their last home stand of the 2014-15 regular season, the University of Manitoba Bisons swept the Saskatchewan Huskies. Manitoba outlasted Saskatchewan Friday night, netting the game-winner in a 2-1 double overtime win. The Bisons showed no signs of wearing down Saturday night, putting together an energetic 6-2 win over the Huskies on senior night. […]

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Bison Briefs

Volleyball and women’s hockey

Women’s volleyball Fighting to return to the post-season, the Bisons overcame a tough 3-1 loss against Saskatchewan Friday night to earn a weekend split, winning Saturday night in three straight sets (25-19, 25-17, 25-22). Saturday’s win gave the Bisons critical points as they battle to hold onto the final playoff spot in the conference. The […]

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Entering the gates of Hell-ebuyck

IceCaps goaltender proving invaluable in Jets pipeline

The 2014-15 season is proving to be an impressive campaign for Winnipeg Jets goaltenders. Starter Ondrej Pavelec’s form has reached commendable heights through the first half, posting the best numbers in his career. Michael Hutchinson has been giving Pavelec a run for the starter’s job and is arguably the better of the two goaltenders, ranking […]

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