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UManitoba motionball kicks off 2021-22 season

UManitoba motionball, an initiative to raise money for Special Olympics, is holding its first fundraiser on Nov. 25 in lead-up to the main motionball event on Jan. 16.

Bisons fall to Huskies in Hardy Cup

The University of Manitoba Bisons football team faced off against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies in the Hardy Cup final on Saturday, losing 17-45 to the Huskies in a disappointing ending to an otherwise successful season for the Bisons.

Bisons basketball struggles against Cougars

The Bisons basketball teams each played a two-game series at home against the University of Regina Cougars Nov. 12 and 13. The women’s team lost both games and the men’s team finished 1-1 on the weekend.

Former Bison is first U-Sports female football player

In 2018, the Mississauga, Ont. native became the first female athlete ever to be named to a U-Sports football roster when she was named to the University of Manitoba Bisons football team, a monumental moment for sports in Canada. For Iizuka, attending the U of M was a choice made easy after meeting Bison head coach Brian Dobie.

Bisons impress at cross-country championships

The U of M Bisons men’s and women’s cross-country team participated in the Canada West championship this weekend. Individually the five athletes each finished with respectable times but were not able to come away with any team banners due to their low numbers.

Bisons men’s hockey swept by Huskies

The U of M Bisons men’s hockey team has had a very tough start to the 2021-22 season. The University of Saskatchewan Huskies were in town this weekend and the herd lost both games, 4-3 in the first and 4-0 the next day.

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