The new evolution of Bombers football

Key additions and subtractions made by Winnipeg in free agency frenzy

After an abysmal 3-15 record in 2013, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers need all the help they can get. The rebuilding process began when the team fired former general manager Joe Mack, and following seasons end, promoted assistant GM Kyle Walters. To say that Walters has his work cut out for him would be an understatement. […]

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Brawlers, scientific marvels, and high flyers

Premier Championship Wrestling offers a fantastic live show

Premier Championship Wrestling (PCW) was founded by a triumvirate of Winnipeggers including current owner Andrew Shallcross, Mike Davidson, formerly of Top Rope Championship Wrestling (TRCW), and businessman John Nguyen. Today, the Winnipeg promotion has become an international leader in high-quality entertainment. Commencement of Cool, PCW’s debut show, took place Mar. 3, 2002 at Investors Group […]

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Bisons give golden effort at CIS championships

Bison women’s volleyball wins national title in straight sets

The University of Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball team is the top team in the nation after upsetting the top-ranked UBC Thunderbirds for the national title in Regina on Mar. 2. The Bisons qualified for the 2014 CIS Women’s Volleyball Championship after settling for silver against UBC at the Canada West women’s volleyball championships. It would […]

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Winnipeg Jets push for the playoffs

Evaluating the Winnipeg Jets’ chances of making the post-season

The Winnipeg Jets have experienced revitalization since the hiring of new head coach Paul Maurice. They have a record of 10-3-1 under the current bench boss, and appear to be headed in the right direction. While their recent success is a positive, Winnipeg faces just six non-playoff teams for the remainder of the season, and […]

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Canada’s Paralympic medal contenders

Canadians looking for more success in Sochi

While the Winter Olympics have now left Sochi, athletes will once again descend on the Russian city for the 11th Winter Paralympic Games, which run Mar. 7-16. This is the first Paralympics ever held in Russia and it has the potential to leave a significant effect on the country. While Russia is behind Canadian standards […]

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Bisons suffer heartbreak in Calgary

Bison men’s hockey team gives nationally-ranked Dinos all they can handle in semifinals

Heading into this past weekend’s action, the Manitoba Bison men’s hockey team had lost in the semifinals each of the past three years, and were on a mission to change their fate this year. Their opponent, the fourth-ranked Calgary Dinos, had not lost to Manitoba all season, but the Bisons gave the home team everything […]

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Bison Briefs

Awards season

Men’s volleyball After an outstanding Canada West season, Adam DeJonckheere was recognized for his outstanding rookie year with the Bisons at both the conference and national levels. He was named to the 2013-14 Canada West men’s volleyball All-Rookie Team and also to the 2013-14 CIS men’s volleyball All-Rookie Team. DeJonckheere was recruited from St. Paul’s […]

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Bisons second seed at CIS championships

Settle for silver in Canada West showdown vs. UBC

  The University of Manitoba women’s volleyball team is off to the national championships in Regina, SK after earning silver at the Canada West Women’s Volleyball Final Four this past weekend in Vancouver. Reading week synced up nicely with the Bisons’ training schedule, as players could focus on their goal of reaching the podium out […]

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Bison briefs

Post-season edition

Women’s hockey The 17-7-4, fourth-ranked Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team was ready to do battle in the post-season. The Bisons hosted the Regina Cougars in their first home playoff series since the 2010-11 season, when they went on to capture their second Canada West Championship. This year the Cougars  finished fifth in the Canada West […]

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