After opening the season with a 43-19 stomping of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Aug. 30, the U of M Bisons football team got a taste of its own medicine Friday in a 49-21 loss at Griffiths Stadium.
University of Manitoba
Manitoba had the lead at halftime and Regina clawed back to take the lead late, but Matt Riley played the hero in a 27-26 win.
This quiet sky turned out to be a sign for the day’s Canada West football action, as the visiting University of British Columbia Thunderbirds were silenced by a 37-19 U of M Bisons win.
There was plenty of drama under the Friday night lights in Edmonton as a U of M Bisons football team comeback against the University of Alberta Golden Bears was squashed 29-26.
They say nothing can be certain in life but death, taxes and the University of Calgary Dinos winning football games. The latter at least felt true Friday as the U of M Bisons football team dropped a 24-10 decision to the Dinos in Calgary.