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Basketball Forward Wyatt Tait Commits to U of M Bisons

Basketball Forward Wyatt Tait Commits to U of M Bisons

WINNIPEG — Coming off a recent high school basketball championship win, Wyatt Tait is going out on top.

The Oak Park product is a two-time hoops champ and committed his talents to the University of Manitoba Bisons on Thursday.

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Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team Returns to Winnipeg to Face Costa Rica on June 8

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team Returns to Winnipeg to Face Costa Rica on June 8

Desiree Scott - Canada Women's Soccer

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team, back-to-back Olympic bronze medallists and one of the top teams in the world, are returning to Winnipeg this summer to face regional rivals Costa Rica on Thursday, June 8th at Investors Group Field. Canada, led by Winnipeg native Desiree Scott, superstar captain Christine Sinclair and head coach John Herdman are aiming to continue their climb up the FIFA world rankings.

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Bombers’ Head Coach Mike O’Shea to Get Hall of Fame Treatment

Bombers’ Head Coach Mike O’Shea to Get Hall of Fame Treatment

By Brian Schultz

Mike O'Shea
Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Mike O’Shea grimaces after watching a reply of an Edmonton Eskimos’ interception during the second half of CFL action in Winnipeg Friday, September 30, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Mike O’Shea is known today for leading the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on a journey that he hopes will eventually win the team a Grey Cup under his tenure with the football club.

But on Wednesday night in Regina, O’Shea was called upon to be inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame for his time as a player, for which he played 16 CFL seasons.

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Bisons Send Nine to CFL Western Regional Combine

Bisons Send Nine to CFL Western Regional Combine

University of Manitoba BisonsWINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bisons are sending nine of their football players to the 2017 CFL Western Regional Combine in Regina.

Representing the herd on March 23-25 is linebacker Bami Adewale, running back Alex Christie, offensive lineman Tom Clarkson, running back Cam Fox, linebacker Christian Turner, defensive back Akeeno Williams and wide receiver Derek Yachison.

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Bisons Fall Short at Championships, Clinch 3-1 Win Over Laval in Consolation Final

Bisons Fall Short at Championships, Clinch 3-1 Win Over Laval in Consolation Final

U of M Bisons Volleyball
Bisons’ rightside hitter Devren Dear smashes a hit against Université Laval Rouge in Edmonton, Alberta on Sunday, March 19, 2017. (DON VOAKLANDER / U OF ALBERTA)

The Manitoba Bison men’s volleyball wound up in fifth place over the weekend at the U SPORTS Men’s Volleyball Championship in Edmonton.

The Herd defeated Laval 3-1 (25-22, 26-28, 25-23, 25-22) on Sunday in the consolation round after dropping the opening night match on Friday 3-1 to Alberta.

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Canada Summer Games Torch Relay Winding Through Manitoba

Canada Summer Games Torch Relay Winding Through Manitoba

By Brian Schultz

2017 Canada Summer GamesBefore the 2017 Canada Summer Games can officially get underway, the Roly McLenahan Torch will make its way across the province.

The Manitoba Hydro Torch Relay route will begin in Steinbach on June 23 after the torch is lit June 6 at the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

The torch will arrive in Winnipeg’s downtown on July 26 during a special celebration.

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