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Big Horn Breakdown

New year, new cheer

A popular trend around this time of year is the “New Year’s resolution.” Most of you will likely be recommitting yourselves to the gym or healthier diets. In case you didn’t know, if you paid your tuition this semester, you now have access to the gym facilities, so get cracking! I’ve got another resolution for […]

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International flight

Reviewing the 6 Winnipeg Jets prospects at the 2015 World Junior Championships

The Winnipeg Jets must be pleased with the performances of their six prospects at the 2015 World Junior Championships. Six is the most out of any NHL team.   Introduction In 2012, Nic Petan and Josh Morrissey played a role in Canada’s gold medal win at the U18 Ivan Hlinka Tournament, one year prior to […]

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Yakking with Yantz

Discussing end-of-season plans

It seems like just yesterday that Jordan Yantz took his first snap as starting quarterback of the University of Manitoba Bison football team. In reality, it was over two years ago, and the Regina native has accomplished many feats within that timespan for Manitoba. From helping lead the team to their first playoff win since […]

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Bison Briefs

Winter break updates

Three’s the magic number The Bison men’s basketball team placed third at the48th annual Wesmen Classic for the second year in a row. The University of Alberta Golden Bears took first place after defeating our city rivals and tournament hosts, the University of Winnipeg. In quarter-final action, the Bisons defeated the University of Regina Cougars […]

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Following the herd

Mid-season report

With each Bison team taking a month off for the winter break, the Manitoban decided it was an ideal time to see how each team is doing heading into the second half of the season.   Men’s basketball Record: 8-2 Record in last six games: 5-1 Team leader in rebounds per game: Wyatt Anders (11.5, […]

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Grabbing momentum

Hynes records first win as women's basketball head coach, men sweep Lethbridge

The final weekend before the winter break was a successful one for the University of Manitoba Bisons basketball program, as the men took both games at home against visiting Lethbridge, while the women secured their first victory of the 2014/15 campaign.   Women After losing by 23 on Friday night, Manitoba bounced back in a […]

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Lord of the crease: the two towers

Top ranked goalies square off

With the clock ticking down on the first half of the regular season, the University of Manitoba Bisons welcomed the Alberta Pandas to town. Heading into the game, the Bisons were riding a two-game win streak and sitting in a four-way tie for first place. UBC, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Manitoba all started Friday night with […]

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Jets fly by

Highlighting Winnipeg's defence and goaltending

The Winnipeg Jets have some serious momentum heading into the third month of the 2014-15 NHL campaign. Though they’re slightly sluggish on the offensive side, defense and goaltending have risen to become the team’s strengths this season.  The sudden defensive onslaught during the early season could be a short-term spell; however, a diligent Jets backline […]

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Hard work on the hard court

The story of Bison basketball guard AJ Basi

AJ Basi has always had a love for the game of basketball. Born in Toronto, Basi grew up watching both his older brother and the Raptors play, which began to pique his interest in the sport. Once he moved to Winnipeg at age nine and saw a Wesmen game, he was hooked. “My cousin played […]

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Bisons fall just short against Montreal

University of Manitoba football team suffers heartbreaking 29-26 loss in Uteck Bowl

Just 12 yards stood between the Manitoba Bisons, and a trip to their first Vanier Cup since 2007 on Saturday afternoon, however fate would not play into the visitors’ hands, as they fell 29-26 against a stingy Montreal Carabins defence.  Summary Trailing by five points with 1:32 remaining, Bison quarterback Jordan Yantz led his team […]

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