Starting this week, Steltsy and Still are proud to give you their hottest takes from the week that was, as well as general grievances about rules, protocol or anything else that comes to mind from the NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL, or CFL.
Arguably the biggest addition the Bombers have made this offseason, however, was bringing in national running back Andrew Harris – a Winnipeg native who grew up playing high school football at both Grant Park and Oak Park.
It’s not often that you get the opportunity to play football on the same team as your older sibling – especially when the latter is four years older. For Des Catellier, however, that rare occasion will occur in 2016 as he joins his older brother Luc on the Bisons football team.
For the fourth time on the season, the University of Manitoba Bisons took a game to overtime – coming out on the winning side to improve to 2-2 in that department for the 2015-16 campaign with an 82-74 victory on Saturday night.
The University of Manitoba Bisons men’s basketball team made a huge statement on Friday night at Investor’s Group Athletic Centre, snapping the visiting Winnipeg Wesmen’s six game conference winning streak and increasing their own streak to four. Manitoba never trailed in the contest, winning 79-65 and also claimed the 25th annual Duckworth Challenge in the process. It was the sixth time in the last seven years that the challenge was won by the Bisons.
With the Duckworth Challenge reaching its 25th year and the back half of the 2015-16 edition just under two weeks away, the Manitoban decided to take a look back at some past Bisons MVPs in their individual sports against the Wesmen and where they are now.
Saturday afternoons rematch between the University of Manitoba Bisons and Regina Cougars saw Manitoba’s starting five put on a show as each starter scored a minimum of 12 points. Justus Alleyn led the way with 13 overall in a game where the herd never took their foot off the gas pedal, dominating from start to finish in a 77-63 victory.
The University of Manitoba Bisons men’s basketball team made a huge statement on Friday night, shutting down a potent Regina Cougars offence.
Six of Manitoba’s eight players scored in double digits on Saturday night to help the Bisons manage a split against the Lethbridge Pronghorns, 102-94. It was the first time the defensive-minded herd had scored over 100 points in a game this season, shooting 48.6 percent from the field overall.
The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns used a strong shooting performance – going 50.7 percent from the field – to down the University of Manitoba Bisons 96-74 at home on Friday night.