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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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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

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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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Bisons Hosting UBC in Canada West Final Four

Bisons Hosting UBC in Canada West Final Four

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(JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — Win or lose this weekend, the Manitoba Bisons are headed to the Canada West nationals next weekend in Edmonton. But they don’t plan on dropping a single set.

The #2 Bison men’s volleyball team has been near perfect all season long under head coach Garth Pischke. The Herd is looking to continue that trend this weekend when the UBC Thunderbirds come to down for the Canada West Final Four.

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Pischke Named Canada West Men’s Volleyball Coach of the Year

Pischke Named Canada West Men’s Volleyball Coach of the Year

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U of M Bisons volleyball haed coach Garth Pischke speaks with the media on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Bisons’ head coach Garth Pischke has been named the 2016-17 Canada West Men’s Volleyball Coach of the Year.

Pischke, in his 35th season at Manitoba, guided the Bisons to a 21-3 conference regular season record in 2016-17 and finish first in Canada West plus ranked number one in the country for four weeks.

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Blue Bombers Sign Former Bison LB Thomas Miles

Blue Bombers Sign Former Bison LB Thomas Miles

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Manitoba Bisons linebacker Thomas Miles (52) brings down Saskatchewan Huskies receiver Kit Hillis (8) in Canada West playoff football action at Investors Group Field on Friday, November 1, 2013. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Winnipeg-born linebacker Thomas Miles has signed on with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

The former Manitoba Bison spent the past three seasons with Toronto after being taken by the Argos 33rd overall in the 2014 CFL Draft.

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Bisons Recruit Oak Park Defensive Tackle Cole Adamson

Bisons Recruit Oak Park Defensive Tackle Cole Adamson

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Manitoba Bisons newly-recruited defensive tackle Cole Adamson with head coach Brian Dobie (second), new offensive coordinator Blair Atkinson and new special teams coordinator Ryan Karhut, on Thursday, February 23, 2017. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Cole Adamson visited four universities before deciding to stay in Winnipeg and call the University of Manitoba home.

The newly-recruited student-athlete is the Manitoba Bisons latest defensive tackle to suit up in the brown and gold.

Adamson, 17, played for the Oak Park Raiders (2013-2016) and was the defensive player of the year in 2016 in Manitoba.

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Bisons Begin Best-of-Three Playoff Series at Home

Bisons Begin Best-of-Three Playoff Series at Home

University of Manitoba BisonsWINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team begins their post-season tonight, hosting a Canada West Quarter Final best-of-three playoff series.

The third place University of Manitoba squad (16-7-3-2) welcomes the Mount Royal Cougars. It’s the first time the two teams will have a playoff meeting since the sixth-place Mount Royal started conference play in the 2012-13 season.

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Bisons Defending Win Streak Against Visiting WolfPack

Bisons Defending Win Streak Against Visiting WolfPack

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The Manitoba Bisons volleyball teams host the Thompson Rivers WolfPack on February 3-4 at Investors Group Athletic Centre. (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bison men’s volleyball team has only a single loss under their belt this season, making for an impressive 17-1 record and a first-place position in Canada West conference standings.

The visiting Thompson Rivers WolfPack (2-14) hopes to disrupt Manitoba from their comfortable seat leading the conference during a two-game set tonight and Saturday.

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