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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…

Goldeyes Aquire Frontier League Most Valuable Player

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Goldeyes announced several transactions this week, including the acquisition of Frontier League Most Valuable Player James Harris and former American Association All-Star Dylan Thompson. Harris, an outfielder, was acquired from the Frontier League’s Washington Wild Things in exchange for infielder Jordan Ebert. The Oakland, California native finished tied for 11th in…

Midget Player of the Week

The MFMHL is pleased to announce that Westman Wildcats’ forward Paige Hubbard has been selected as the CCM-Selkirk Source for Sports Player of the Week for Week 4 ending October 21. Hubbard, a grade 12 student from Brandon, had 5 points on the weekend. In the Wildcats 9-0 win on Saturday vs. Interlake Lightning Hubbard…

Erica Rieder and Brendan Warren are Boston Pizza Athletes of the Week

Following their weekend performances, Erica Rieder from women's hockey and Brendan Warren from men's volleyball have been named the Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 22, 2018. After a pair of losses to Alberta the week before, it was a weekend to right the ship for women's hockey,…

Kenny Omega Sparks Crowd Adulation as Hometown PCW Promotion Shines

Kenny Omega, an international sensation in the wrestling industry and a cross-cultural inspiration for change as leader of the 'Bullet Club' had a joyful reunion with his hometown crowd in Winnipeg at a special Premier Championship Wrestling event Friday night. Recognized by New Japan Pro Wrestling as World Champion, and much coveted by industry giant…

Bisons and Cougars Battle to 0-0 Stalemate in Regular Season Finale

There were some outstanding opportunities late, but the Manitoba Bisons were unable to find a winning goal on Saturday, as they tied the visiting Regina Cougars 0-0 at the West Turf Field (U of M campus). The tie gives Manitoba a single point in their last regular season game, which moves them to 6-5-3 and…

Huskies Ride Early Momentum to 3-0 Win Over Bisons

With a game-winner scored just three minutes in, the Saskatchewan Huskies built on an early lead to beat the Manitoba Bisons at the West Turf Field (U of M campus), 3-0 on Friday night. The win secures a playoff spot for the Huskies, as they improve to 3-6-4 on the season. Manitoba falls to 6-5-2,…

Jordin Tootoo Announces Retirement

BRANDON, Man. — Jordin Tootoo, the first Inuk player in the history of the NHL, has announced his retirement from the league after 13 seasons. Tootoo made history when he was selected by Nashville in the fourth round, 98th overall, of the 2001 NHL draft. He played most of his career with the Predators and…

MacAuley's 36-Save Night Helps Regina Topple Manitoba 3-1

WINNIPEG — A 36-save performance from Dawson MacAuley helped the Regina Cougars to a 3-1 win over the Manitoba Bisons on Friday night at Wayne Fleming Arena. On top of a stellar performance from both net minders, the game also featured a frenzied pace and tons of team speed on both sides. “We discussed this…

Bisons and Huskies Battle in Late-Season Showdown

WINNIPEG – With three teams at 3-3 in Canada West with two weeks to go, it’s time to break out the calculators for playoff positioning and deciding who’s going where. Right in the thick of things are two rivals, the Bisons and Huskies, who meet in Week 7 at Griffiths Stadium in Saskatoon. The game…

MFMHL Player of the Week

The MFMHl is pleased to announce that Pembina Valley Defense Cora Fijala has been selected as the CCM-Selkirk Source for Sports Player of the Week for Week 3 ending October 14. Fijala, a grade 11 student from Manitou, registered 5 points over the weekend picking up 1 goal and 3 assists in the Hawks 8-2…

Winnipeg High School Hockey Scores for October 17

WINNIPEG, MB - Winnipeg High School Hockey was busy yesterday afternoon with eight games being played. Men's divisional games; Sanford 2 @ Steinbach 1 (OT) College Gabrielle-Roy 2 @ Dakota 4 Sturgeon Heights 4 @ Kelvin 1 Leo Remillard 2 @ Fort Richmond 3 Glenlawn 2 @ Murdoch MacKay 3 (OT) Lorette 2 @ College…

Jamel Lyles and Shaylyn Dyck are Boston Pizza Athletes of the Week

Following their weekend performances, Jamel Lyles from football and Shaylyn Dyck from women's soccer have been named the Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 15, 2018. While it wasn't the outcome Bison football was looking for on the road in Calgary, third-year running back Jamel Lyles had an…

CurlManitoba to Host 550+ Students in Floor Curling Event

Over 550 Grade 3 students from 12 schools in five School Divisions will be taking part when CurlManitoba hosts one of Canada’s largest youth floor curling tournaments at the Sport for Life Centre, Thursday, October 18. About half of the students will participate in the morning session (10-11:30AM) and the other half will be at…

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