We are at the halfway mark of most of the seasons in European soccer and there are some interesting storylines developing. The Manitoban highlights some of the biggest stories.
While the group was started in August, its origin can be traced back to mid-July, when Guy came up with the idea for a “week of kindness,”
The University of Manitoba Bisons men’s basketball team is riding high heading into the second half of the year. Fresh off their first Wesmen Classic holiday tournament win since 1991 and riding a four-game win streak from before the break, there’s plenty to get excited about.
Heading into the holiday break, this team deserves to be included in the CIS Top 10 conversation.
Adidas is a massive global company that, in current years, has been acquiring more and more lucrative sponsorship deals. They are perhaps more prevalent in the European market, but they are slowly making their way into North America.
Last week, the University of Manitoba men’s hockey team traveled to Regina in search of some wins to snap their four-game losing streak. They did just that, thumping the Regina Cougars 6-2. In the rematch on Friday, the Bisons came away with another two points as they beat the Cougars 5-3.
The Bisons men’s and women’s volleyball teams were in Regina last weekend and had a successful end to their first half campaigns.
The University of Manitoba Bisons women’s hockey team hosted the Regina Cougars last weekend recording a 2-1 loss and 1-0 win on Friday and Saturday respectively. The victory improved the Bisons’ record to 2-2 against the Cougars in the season series while Rachel Dyck’s shutout notched the team’s fourth of the campaign thus far.
The University of Manitoba Bisons men’s basketball team ended the first half of their season on a high note, sweeping the Brandon Bobcats on the road this past weekend. The herd never trailed in any of the eight total quarters, coming out on top 86-75 on Friday and 89-72 on Saturday.
The 103rd Grey Cup on Sunday, held at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, signified a homecoming for three former Bisons football players, as Ottawa running back Kienan LaFrance and Edmonton defensive tackles Eddie Steele and Don Oramasionwu all got the chance to return to the province where their football careers started.