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Kelsey Wog and Simon Berube are Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week

WINNIPEG — After a gold medal weekend at two separate championships, Kelsey Wog from women's swimming and Simon Berube from men's track and field have been named the Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 26, 2019. This weekend was the feather in the cap of an outstanding campaign,…

WHSHL Playoffs Schedule

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg High School Hockey League Championship Playoffs have begun and the top teams have taken to the ice to crown the champions. The schedule for the games are as follows: Platinum Promotions (A) Tier I Championship: Championship Finals (Best-of -three series): #3 Sturgeon Heights (home) vs. #5 Garden City (away) Game 1:…

Manitoba’s 2-1 win over UBC secures sweep, trip to Canada West Final

WINNIPEG— With Saturday night’s 2-1 win over the No. 3 seeded UBC Thunderbirds, the No. 2 seeded Manitoba Bisons swept the Canada West Semifinals and are headed to compete for the conference title for the second straight season. Coming off an intense matchup from the previous night which saw it all — a called-off goal,…

Rashawn Browne Named as 2018-19 Canada West Men’s Basketball Third Team All-Star

WINNIPEG — The 2018-19 Canada West men’s basketball all-star and all-rookie teams were announced by the conference on Thursday, with Bison fourth-year guard Rashawn Browne being selected as a Third Team All-Star. This is the first all-star selection for Browne in his Bisons career and the fourth consecutive season that a Bison men’s basketball player…

Winnipeg Jets take over Morris, Manitoba

WINNIPEG, Feb. 19, 2019 - The Winnipeg Jets will take over the town of Morris, Man. on Tuesday, March 5 as part of the inaugural Jets Town Takeover event. The Jets Town Takeover initiative makes Winnipeg Jets hockey and programming accessible to a community outside of the perimeter and allows the entire community to celebrate…

Erica Rieder and Lauryn Keen named as 2018-19 Canada West Women’s Hockey First Team All-Stars

WINNIPEG — The 2018-19 Canada West women’s hockey all-star and all-rookie teams were announced by the conference on Wednesday, with three Manitoba Bisons honoured for their efforts. Bisons Erica Rieder and Lauryn Keen were named as 2018-19 Canada West First Team All-Stars while Alexandra Anderson was named a Second Team All-Star. Rieder, 22, had another…

Bison Cassie Bujan selected Canada West Female Third Star of the Week

WINNIPEG - After a weekend that saw her surpass two Canada West season records, Bison women’s volleyball fifth-year libero Cassie Bujan has been named the conference’s Female Third Star of the Week. On the road against the No. 5 ranked Trinity Western Spartans, Bujan racked up a total of 47 digs in two matches. The…

Bison Volleyball Battles For the Post-Season at Trinity Western

WINNIPEG – Four points back of UBC with two matches to go, the Bison men (7-13) will need some help if they're going to get into the post-season. Facing No. 2 ranked Trinity Western (16-4), they'll need to start with a pair of upsets and for Calgary to sweep the Thunderbirds (9-11). From there, tiebreaker…

Tegan Turner and Oyinko Akinola are Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week

WINNIPEG — After auto-qualifying performances at the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Classic, Tegan Turner and Oyinko Akinola from Bison track and field have been named the Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 12, 2019. The No. 9 ranked Bison women's track and field team had members on…

McEwen/Carruthers Win Manitoba, Earn Brier Trip

CURL MANITOBA - After most of a decade of competing against each other at the highest level of Manitoba and Canadian Curling, including each winning two of the last four Manitoba titles, the combined might of Mike McEwen and Reid Carruthers has resulted in another Manitoba championship and a trip to the Tim Hortons Brier…

Saskatchewan Shuts Out Manitoba in 3-0 Win

WINNIPEG— Three unanswered goals were enough for the Saskatchewan Huskies to finish their regular season play on a high note, beating the Manitoba Bisons 3-0 on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 9) at Wayne Fleming Arena. Huskie Travis Child effectively shut out Manitoba with 18 saves. This game was only Child’s fifth of the season and his…

No. 2. Bisons Top Huskies

SASKATOON - Alexandra Anderson's tally 34 seconds into the third period stood up as the game-winning goal to help the Manitoba Bisons defeat the Saskatchewan Huskies 2-1 on Friday, Feb. 8 at Merlis Belsher Place. Jordyn Zacharias opened the scoring with her 11th goal of the season at 11:55 of the first period, while Anderson's…

"Love Struck Puck" Night on Valentines Day at Bell MTS Place

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets wives and girlfriends will be selling autographed "Love Struck Pucks" on Thursday February 14 at the Jets vs Avalanche game. All proceed will go towards Camp Manitou. There are 1,200 pucks custom designed pucks available and each puck is autographed and wrapped to keep their identity a surprise. You can…

Tegan Turner Credits Those Around Her for Track Success

BISON SPORTS - Tegan Turner started running track in grade nine. From the get-go, the Nelson McIntyre grad knew she was suited for sprinting. "My high school track coach kind of shifted everybody towards distance," she says. "But I said, I'm not a distance runner I promise you. He had me run up and down…

Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose Celebrate Indigenous Culture with WASAC Night and Follow Your Dreams Day

TRUE NORTH SPORTS - As part of the NHL's "This is Hockey" initiative, which promotes diversity and inclusiveness in hockey, True North Sports + Entertainment will host two hockey games that celebrate Indigenous culture in Manitoba: Winnipeg Jets WASAC (Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport Achievement Centre) Night on Saturday, Feb. 16, and Manitoba Moose Follow Your Dreams…

Patriots Victory Parade Boasts a Million-Strong Crowd

Superstar Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick were among the first to greet a million-strong crowd for their victory parade in Boston on Tuesday to celebrate the New England Patriots' record-tying sixth Super Bowl win. Watch this Reuters News video for the full story.

Markus Rurangirwa and Madisson Lawrence are Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week

WINNIPEG — With standout performances at the 10th annual Bison Classic this past weekend, Madisson Lawrence and Markus Rurangirwa from Bison track and field have been named the Boston Pizza Bison Sports Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 5, 2019. The Bison track and field teams hosted the 10th annual Bison Classic…

WHL’s Winnipeg ICE Coming to Wayne Fleming Arena

WINNIPEG — Bison Sports is excited to announce that WHL hockey and the Winnipeg ICE will be coming to the University of Manitoba campus in fall 2019. The WHL (Western Hockey League) announced today that the Kootenay ICE will be relocating to Winnipeg for the 2019-20 season. As part of this, Bison hockey facilities (Wayne…

Rivers to Host 2020 Scotties Tournament of Hearts

The Rivers Curling Club will be hosting the 2020 Manitoba Scotties Tournament of Hearts January 28 to February 2, 2020. “The community of Riverdale is excited to be chosen to host this high-class event,” said Les Wedderburn, Host Committee Chair of the Rivers Curling Club. “The committee and volunteers are already starting the buzz and…

Goldeyes Sign Rookie Right-Handers

The Winnipeg Goldeyes added two players to their 2019 roster on Monday, re-signing right-handed pitcher Brandon Bingel and signing right-handed pitcher Tyler Garkow. Both pitchers have three-plus years of professional experience, but retain rookie classification in the American Association. Bingel posted a 2.85 ERA for the Goldeyes last year in 41 relief appearances. The Peabody,…

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