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Stuffed in the paint

Men’s basketball out-rebounded, outscored by Victoria

Undefeated at home heading into this past weekend, the University of Manitoba men’s basketball team met their match against a much bigger Victoria Vikes squad. Despite their best efforts, the Bisons fell in both contests at Investors Group Athletic Centre. Friday’s action saw the Bisons take a 43-39 lead into the half, before being out-rebounded […]

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Bisons strike back

Manitoba defeats Lethbridge, avenges early season sweep

Coming off a disappointing 8-6 loss to UBC, the University of Manitoba Bison men’s hockey team re-established their identity with back-to-back wins, beating the Lethbridge Pronghorns 5-3 Friday night and 6-0 Saturday night. “Last weekend against UBC, that was about as far from our team identity as you can get,” said head coach Mike Sirant. […]

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From there and back again

Detailing Shaquille Merasty’s impressive hockey journey

Shaquille Merasty is no stranger to success in the game of hockey. At age 23, he’s already compiled quite the resume, which includes an appearance for Team Manitoba at the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships, and two Turnbull Cups, along with an ANAVET Cup, with the Portage Terriers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. For Merasty, […]

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Bison Briefs

Women’s hockey and volleyball

Women’s hockey Four was the magic number for the University of Manitoba women’s hockey team, as they put away four goals in both games this weekend. The Bisons beat the Lethbridge Pronghorns 4-1 on Friday night and 4-0 Saturday night, as Rachel Dyck continued to stand out, with 52 saves over the weekend. Dyck leads […]

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Basketball and men’s hockey

Basketball After getting swept at home by Victoria, the University of Manitoba Bison men’s basketball team headed to Alberta looking to recapture their winning ways. They started off on the right foot Friday, with a come from behind win, but Manitoba couldn’t carry the momentum in Saturday’s rematch. Friday’s game saw four Bisons hit double […]

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Young guns get it done

Rookies help sweep away Cougars

The University of Manitoba Bisons continued their push for top spot in the Canada West this weekend, nearly tying the University of Alberta for the conference lead. This weekend’s unfortunate victims of Manitoba’s rise to the top were the University of Regina Cougars. Leading the way for the Bisons this weekend were two rookie top […]

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A band of brothers

Men’s volleyball team has long-term connection

If you were to look at the University of Manitoba men’s volleyball team roster, one thing would likely stand out – the local connection. “I think that’s something that makes U of M a really unique kind of environment to play volleyball especially,” co-captain and left side hitter Adam DeJonckheere said. “I think we have […]

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Playing with fire

Men’s basketball swept by streaking Huskies

The University of Manitoba Bison men’s basketball team ran into one of the hottest teams in the Canada West this past weekend, falling in two tightly contested matchups against the Saskatchewan Huskies. The visitors came to town on a four-game winning streak, and still haven’t lost since returning from winter break. Getting to the free […]

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Energizer Bisons

Manitoba outlasts Saskatchewan

In their last home stand of the 2014-15 regular season, the University of Manitoba Bisons swept the Saskatchewan Huskies. Manitoba outlasted Saskatchewan Friday night, netting the game-winner in a 2-1 double overtime win. The Bisons showed no signs of wearing down Saturday night, putting together an energetic 6-2 win over the Huskies on senior night. […]

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Bison Briefs

Volleyball and women’s hockey

Women’s volleyball Fighting to return to the post-season, the Bisons overcame a tough 3-1 loss against Saskatchewan Friday night to earn a weekend split, winning Saturday night in three straight sets (25-19, 25-17, 25-22). Saturday’s win gave the Bisons critical points as they battle to hold onto the final playoff spot in the conference. The […]

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