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Manitoba Moose Fight Cancer Game

WINNIPEG - The very first Hockey Fights Cancer (HFC) for the Manitoba Moose is Saturday November 24th. The Moose will play the Iowa Wild on a day that features a lavender game presentation, including rinkboards and visual media. Camp Quality Manitoba, an organization that provides free camp experiences, programming and support for children with cancer…

Canada is Lacking on Abuse & Harassment Police in Sports

Sheldon Kennedy’s sexual abuse case against hockey coach Graham James rocked Canadian sport in the late 1990s, and Canada stepped up, writing one of the strongest sexual harassment and abuse policies in the world, experts say. But 20 years later, most believe Canada has fallen asleep on the job. When it comes to protecting its…

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Manitoba Moose Fight Cancer Game

WINNIPEG - The very first Hockey Fights Cancer (HFC) for the Manitoba Moose is Saturday November 24th. The Moose will play the Iowa Wild on a day that features a lavender game presentation, including rinkboards and visual media. Camp Quality Manitoba, an organization that provides free camp experiences, programming and support for children with cancer…

Canada is Lacking on Abuse & Harassment Police in Sports

Sheldon Kennedy’s sexual abuse case against hockey coach Graham James rocked Canadian sport in the late 1990s, and Canada stepped up, writing one of the strongest sexual harassment and abuse policies in the world, experts say. But 20 years later, most believe Canada has fallen asleep on the job. When it comes to protecting its…

Bison Jayden McKoy is the 2018 Russ Jackson Award Winner in Canada West

WINNIPEG – After having seven players recognized on the Canada West All-Star team, Bison football also has a spot at the table with the conference’s major award winners. Fifth-year defensive back Jayden McKoy has been selected as the 2018 Russ Jackson award winner. Presented since 1986, the Russ Jackson is awarded to a player who…

MFMHL Player of the Week - Week6

The MFMHL is pleased to announce that Central Plains Capitals forward Halle Edwards has been selected as the CCM-Selkirk Source for Sports Player of the Week for week 6 ending Nov. 4. Edwards, a grade 12 student from Starbuck, had 3 points on the week to go along with 2 shootout goals. Edwards had 2…

Nicole Davis Named to 2018 U SPORTS Women’s Soccer All-Rookie Team

OTTAWA — For the first time since 2009, a Bison women’s soccer player has been named to a U SPORTS All-Canadian team. First-year midfielder Nicole Davis was named to the All-Rookie Team late Wednesday, with the announcement coming at the U SPORTS Women’s Soccer Championship banquet, hosted by the University of Ottawa. Bison alum and…

WHSHL Scores for November 8

WINNIPEG - There were four games played in the Winnipeg High School Hockey League yesterday. One game needed overtime to see a winner. Murdoch MacKay 2 @ Shaftesbury 6 St. Paul's 2 3 @ Glenlawn 2 Leo Remillard 8 @ Transcona 3 College Jeanne Sauve 3 @ Lord Selkirk 4 (OT)

Seven Blue Bombers Named West Division All-Stars

WINNIPEG - The Canadian Football League unveiled its 2018 divisional all-star teams today, with seven members of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers named to the West squad. Honoured as West Division All Stars were running back Andrew Harris, receiver Darvin Adams, centre Matthias Goossen, tackle Stanley Bryant and guard Sukh Chungh on offence, along with linebacker…

Kelsey Wog and Derek Dufault are Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week

WINNIPEG — Thanks to record-setting numbers over the weekend, Kelsey Wog from women's swimming and Derek Dufault from Bison football have been named the Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week for the week ending November 5, 2018. The Bison swim teams returned to competitive action against other university squads this weekend, battling it…

Eight Bisons selected for 2018 Canada West Football All-Star Team

WINNIPEG — The Bison football team finished their 2018 regular season at 3-5 and head into a road semi-final matchup against no. 3 Calgary on Saturday, November 3. Before that, though, the team earned several conference selections for their effort this season. The Bisons were recognized with eight players selected to the 2018 Canada West…

Bison Women’s Hockey Adds Local Recruit Camryn Gillis for 2019-20

WINNIPEG — Bison women’s hockey, ranked number two in the country, continues to keep their eyes on the future with the recruitment of Winnipeg native Camryn Gillis for the 2019-20 season. Gillis, 17, is a 5’8” defenceman currently playing with the Midget AAA Winnipeg Avros, where she’s been since 2016. In 2017-18, she had eight…

Jets' Seventh Hockey Fights Cancer Campaign

WINNIPEG - For the seventh season, the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club will support the NHL's league-wide Hockey Fights Cancer (HFC) initiative with a local campaign held in support of CancerCare Manitoba Foundation (CCMF). The campaign runs throughout the month of November with opportunities for fans to give at all Manitoba Moose and Winnipeg Jets home…

CFL Names Nichols & Bighill Players of the Month

WINNIPEG - The Canadian Football League announced quarterback Matt Nichols and linebacker Adam Bighill as the Shaw CFL Top Performers for the month of October. Nichols comes off his strongest performance of the season against Calgary in Week 20, completing 24 of 33 passes, throwing for 358 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions. Nichols…

MFMHL Player of the Week - Week 5

The MFMHL is pleased to announce that Yellowhead Chiefs forward Juliana Davis has been selected as the CCM-Selkirk Source for Sports Player of the Week for week 5 ending October 28. Davis a grade 12 student from Onanole and attends Erickson Collegiate had 4 points last week. Davis had the lone goal in the 2-1…

WHSHL Scores for October 30

WINNIPEG - There were six games played in the Winnipeg High School Hockey League on October 30, 2018. St. Paul's 1 and 2 teams pulled off high scoring games and Churchill vs. Springfield needed overtime to see a winner. College Gabrielle-Roy 0 @ Garden City 3 Murdoch MacKay 1 @ St. Paul's 2 7 Sanford…

Winnipeg Goldeyes Extends Radio Partnership

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Goldeyes, in conjunction with Nostalgia Broadcasting Cooperative, have extended their radio partnership on 93.7 FM CJNU through 2020. CJNU will broadcast all spring training, regular season, and potential playoff games on 93.7 FM in Winnipeg. Each Goldeyes’ radio broadcast commences with a 30-minute pre-game show, and concludes with a 30-minute post-game…

Kevin Negus and Nicole Konieczny are Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week

WINNIPEG — Putting up strong numbers in wins for Manitoba, Kevin Negus from men's volleyball and Nicole Konieczny from women's basketball have been named the Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 29, 2018. There was the usual home opener energy for Bison men’s volleyball this past weekend, but…

Scholarships Honour Humboldt Broncos Players From Alberta

ST. ALBERT — Former National Hockey League player Chris Joseph wants people to remember his son for his love of hockey and the smile he brought into every room. Jaxon Joseph, 21, was one of 16 people who died last spring when the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team bus and a semi−trailer collided at a…

UBC topples Manitoba, 38-34 in OT

Riding the shoulder of their backup quarterback, the Manitoba Bisons came out strong in Week 8 against no. 10 ranked UBC. The story shifted in the second half, though, as the Thunderbirds showed their aggression and got the win, 38-34 in overtime at Investors Group Field. The win secures the second seed for UBC (5-3),…

Maritime CFL Expansion Introduces Stadium Plans

HALIFAX — The company hoping to bring a CFL team to Halifax has proposed Shannon Park, along the east side of the city’s harbour, as the site for a 24,000−seat stadium. The proposal from Maritime Football Ltd. estimates construction costs between $170 million and $190 million, with the municipal and provincial governments expected to pitch…

Bisons Face Timberwolves in Play Off Game on Oct. 26

WINNIPEG – The playoffs have arrived for Bison women’s soccer, as they travel to UBC for the Canada West play in single elimination game on Friday, Oct. 26. Manitoba, who comes in 6-5-3 and the no. 3 seed in the Prairie division, will play the UNBC Timberwolves, who are 3-8-3 and the no. 6 seed…

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