Photo by Carolyne Kroeker

Finnish Flash 2.0

The Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team is on back on track after a jittery start to the 2015-16 season. The hosts topped the Calgary Dinos last weekend to improve their record to .500, producing 3-2 and 5-0 wins, respectively.

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Herd stampedes over Dinos

The University of Manitoba Bisons men’s hockey team traveled to Calgary this weekend to play a two-game set against the Dinos. They swept the matchup, winning 3-1 on Friday and 5-2 on Saturday.

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T-Birds win fight for home field advantage

The University of Manitoba Bisons football team entered UBC for the final regular season game of the season on Saturday afternoon, hoping to leapfrog over their opponent in the standings and grab the number two seed in the conference. Ultimately, though, it was the Thunderbirds who came out on top 24-10, advancing to 6-2 and securing their first home playoff game since 2011-12.

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Wild weekend for Bison volleyball

This weekend saw both the Bisons men’s and women’s volleyball teams play a two game series against the Grant MacEwan Griffins. The men stayed undefeated while the women split their two games, getting their first win of the year in the process.

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Bisons trample Golden Bears

On Friday, the University of Manitoba Bisons football team went into battle during their last home game of the season against the Alberta Golden Bears. The Bisons cruised to an easy 29-7 victory, despite missing some key players.

This game never looked in jeopardy for the herd. They came out flying in the first quarter, scoring a touchdown on each of their first two drives.

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Graca grinds it out

Experienced, composed, and with a clever trick or two up her sleeve, the University of Manitoba Bisons’ Megan Graca knows her way around a CIS pitch. This season, the midfield maestro leads the team with five assists in 12 appearances and is set to conclude a memorable university career.

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A fitting finale

Selina Speranza scored the lone goal in a 1-0 win against Regina on Saturday and then scored again in a 2-1 loss against Saskatchewan on Sunday, as Manitoba concluded their regular season at home with three points.

The winger is the last Bison to score in the regular season, having also tallied their première goal against Thompson Rivers back in September.

Photo credit to Shawn Coates

Finishing on a high note

The University of Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team visited the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds this weekend on the back of three consecutive losses. Entering the matchup, the herd’s last win was at Regina on Oct. 9.

In their trip to Canada’s west coast, Manitoba dropped a 2-1 decision before winning convincingly 4-1 the very next day.

Photo credit to Jordan DePape

Battling back

This past weekend, the University of Manitoba Bisons men’s hockey team faced off at home against the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in a two-game set. They were dominated in the opening game on Saturday 4-2 but battled back on Sunday afternoon to grab a 3-2 win in a second overtime.

Photo by Carolyne Kroeker.

Opposite outcomes

The University of Manitoba Bisons volleyball squads got their 2015-16 regular season started last weekend, taking on the Saskatchewan Huskies at Investors Group Athletic Centre….