Bisons, Huskies Meet in Prairie Rivalry on Friday

Bisons, Huskies Meet in Prairie Rivalry on Friday

By Brian Schultz

The Manitoba Bisons football team is on the road Friday to meet the Saskatchewan Huskies following their bye week.

The No. 8-ranked Herd will go into Griffiths Stadium with a 3-2 record this season, while the Huskies sit in fourth at 2-3.

The last time Manitoba played at Saskatchewan, the team suffered the worst defeat in team history by losing 64-3 on October 1, 2010. Manitoba has rebounded to win the next two meetings since 2010 and overall during coach Brian Dobie’s 17-year tenure. The Bisons hold a 5-4 conference regular season record versus the Huskies on the road and overall have a 12-11 regular season record over last 17 seasons.

Kickoff is at 8 p.m. CT and can be heard on UMFM 101.5 with the pre-game show at 7:45 p.m. CT.

The Bisons return home the following week for their last game of the season at University Stadium on Saturday, October 20 (U of M campus, 1 p.m.)

— With files from Bison Sports