The Bison men’s volleyball team hosted the second of a two game set against the Trinity Western Spartans on Saturday, eager to bounce back from a loss on Friday. Manitoba won the day by a score of 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-16).
It was goaltending that ultimately decided the University of Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey teams clash with the Lethbridge Pronghorns on Friday evening. Manitoba peppered the opposition net with a flurry of shots, but the visitors left the Wayne Fleming Arena with the 3-2 victory.
This past Friday night, the University of Manitoba Bisons women’s volleyball team had a tough task ahead of them, taking on the #2 ranked Trinity Western Spartans. The Spartans showed all their skill and class in this matchup, easily putting away the herd 3-0 (25-11, 25-20, 25-15). Manitoba made it close in the second set, but in the end they were no match for the top team in the Canada West.
In what should have been an easy game for the University of Manitoba Bisons men’s volleyball team,, the herd got complacent and lost to a Trinity Western side who are sitting in sixth place in the Canada West standings. The Bisons had their four game win streak snapped with the loss and will hope to bounce back against the Spartans on Saturday.
The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns used a strong shooting performance – going 50.7 percent from the field – to down the University of Manitoba Bisons 96-74 at home on Friday night.
The University of Manitoba Bisons track and field team has made strides over the past few seasons and with a strong roster for both the women and men beginning to come into form, the sky is the limit. Below are the stories of a handful of Bison athletes as they aim for big things in 2016.
The Manitoba Moose may not be a contending team in the AHL this season, but their lineup boasts a collection of blossoming talent that is en route to starring in the NHL. Masking their woeful 11-21-2-3 record are the individual displays of Chase De Leo, J.P. Lipon, Josh Morrissey, Brenden Kichton, and Eric Comrie.
Stony Mountain is a small community 16 kilometres north of Winnipeg with a population of approximately 1,700 people. It’s home to NHL Hall of Famer Babe Pratt – a six-foot-three defenseman who applied his trade in the NHL in the 1930s and 40s. Stony Mountain is also where 21-year-old Canada West rookie phenom Brett Stovin honed his gifts as a hockey player.
On Jan. 1, a new set of CIS recruiting rules came into effect, with a full page dedicated specifically to football. Most of the changes in relation to football involve finances, with teams being prohibited from taking recruits to professional sporting events, for example.
As the trade deadline approaches, plenty of eyes will be on Winnipeg and what occurs with some of their franchise players. Ryan Stelter and Andy Che discuss their thoughts on what the best choice may be for the Jets.