With only the Bisons women’s hockey team in town, all eyes were on Wayne Fleming Arena. But the best action was possibly going down outside the province, as the rest of the herd travelled to Alberta and B.C. for a series of tough tests.
Bison men’s volleyball
With the holidays over, the Bisons volleyball clubs were back on the hardwood over the weekend, playing host to the University of Calgary Dinos. While the men were able to come away from the weekend with a tally in the win column, the women were no so lucky.
With the Duckworth Challenge settled, the U of M Bisons and University of Winnipeg Wesmen still had conference obligations to fulfill over the weekend.
Despite entering the week’s action up 1-0 thanks to a win by women’s soccer on Oct. 10, the U of M Bisons let the U of W Wesmen come back to win the challenge for the third straight year.
The 28th edition of the Duckworth Challenge belongs to the University of Winnipeg Wesmen. Each year the Duckworth Challenge pits the U of M and U of W against each other in a best-of-five series.
With the Duckworth decided, the Bisons and Wesmen still had conference obligations to complete.
Wolf packs are usually less successful hunting Bison compared to other prey — but this weekend was a feast.
The U of M Bisons men’s volleyball team continued its unexpected run toward the post-season on the weekend. The herd swept aside the winless UBC Okanagan Heat to snag a playoff position in the standings.
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