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The Treble Opening for Sam Roberts at Super-Spike

The Treble Opening for Sam Roberts at Super-Spike

The Treble
The Treble (HANDOUT)

Local rockers The Treble will be the opening act for the Sam Roberts Band at this summer’s MTS Super-Spike volleyball tournament.

The band takes the stage on Saturday, July 22 at Maple Grove Rugby Park.

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New York Native Madison Fehr Commits to Wesmen Volleyball

New York Native Madison Fehr Commits to Wesmen Volleyball

Madison Fehr
Madison Fehr (UWINNIPEG WESMEN)

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen volleyball squad has received the commitment of middle blocker Madison Fehr for the 2017-18 Canada West season.

The 5’10″ New York, NY native — who moved to Steinbach in 2011 — recently completed her final season at Steinbach Regional Secondary School, where she was named both an SCAC and a Manitoba Volleyball Association Graduating All-Star.

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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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Bisons Hosting UBC in Canada West Final Four

Bisons Hosting UBC in Canada West Final Four

Bisons Volleyball
(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

Garth Pischke
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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Bisons Defending Win Streak Against Visiting WolfPack

Bisons Defending Win Streak Against Visiting WolfPack

U of M Bisons Volleyball
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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Bisons Volleyball Recruits Five for 2017-18

Bisons Volleyball Recruits Five for 2017-18

University of Manitoba Volleyball Recruits
Five high recruits committed to the 2017-18 Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball team on Monday, January 16, 2017. (BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — Five recruits have committed to the Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball team for 2017-18.

The Herd introduced the group on Monday, comprised of outside/middle hitter Laura Hill (St. Mary’s Academy), setter Kelsey Jordan (Vincent Massey), left side hitter Sydney Kurth (Glenlawn Collegiate), libero Sydney Michalyshen (Oak Park High School) and outside hitter Ayiya Ottogo.

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Bisons’ Pischke Chalks Up 1,300th Volleyball Win

Bisons’ Pischke Chalks Up 1,300th Volleyball Win

Garth Pischke
U of M Bisons volleyball head coach Garth Pischke (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Bison men’s volleyball coach Garth Pischke reached another career milestone Saturday when he hit his 1,300th overall match win.

Pischke’s squad defeated the UBC Thunderbirds 3-1 in the second game of a two-day series at the University of Manitoba (25-23, 27-29, 25-16, 25-23).

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