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Blue Bombers Sign Winnipeg OL Geoff Gray

Blue Bombers Sign Winnipeg OL Geoff Gray

Geoff Gray
U of M Bisons offensive lineman Geoff Gray stands with his parents on Sunday, April 30, 2017, one day after signing a free-agent contract with the Green Bay Packers. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are shoring up their offensive line by bringing in city product Geoff Gray.

The Winnipeg native and former University of Manitoba Bison was selected by the Bombers eighth overall in the 2017 CFL Draft.

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Valour FC Season Tickets to Start at $15 Per Match for Inaugural Season

Valour FC Season Tickets to Start at $15 Per Match for Inaugural Season

Rob Gale
Rob Gale, head coach and general manager of Valour FC. (@VALOURFOOTBALL / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — Season ticket prices for Winnipeg’s professional soccer team will range from $15 to $28 per match to begin the 2019 season.

Valour FC announced Tuesday its 15-game inaugural season at Investors Group Field. Youth season tickets start at $11.

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Bisons Women Open Season as Defending National Champs

Bisons Women Open Season as Defending National Champs

Manitoba Bisons Champions
The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team returns home in Winnipeg on Monday after winning the U Sports national championship for the first time in their team’s history on March 19, 2018. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team is returning to the ice on a high note after clinching a national championship last season.

Manitoba is already ranked first in the Canada West preseason coaches’ poll. Twenty-one of 24 players are returning for the Herd, including steller second-year goaltender Lauren Taraschuk.

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Bisons’ Homecoming Game a Chance to Inch Closer to Playoff Contention

Bisons’ Homecoming Game a Chance to Inch Closer to Playoff Contention

Brian Dobie
Manitoba Bisons football coach Brian Dobie celebrates a past win at Investors Group Field. The Bisons host the Regina Rams this weekend. (@UMBISONS / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — With the Manitoba Bisons looking down on four short weeks remaining in the regular Canada West football season, the Herd knows that pulling out a win this weekend is crucial in reaching the post-season.

The Bisons are heading into the annual Homecoming Game on Saturday against the visiting Regina Rams. Both teams sit at 2-2 for the season so far, with Manitoba winning their last two games. Working off of that momentum is something the third-place Bisons hope will translate into a victory at Investors Group Field.

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Two Manitobans Named to Women’s FIVB World Championships Roster

Two Manitobans Named to Women’s FIVB World Championships Roster

Canada Women's Volleyball
Team Canada will compete at the 2018 Women’s FIVB World Championships in Japan. (JAPAN2018.FIVB.COM)

Two Manitoba volleyball players are part of a 14-women roster representing Canada at the upcoming FIVB World Championships in Japan.

Alicia Ogoms of Winnipeg and Megan Cyr of St. Andrews, Manitoba are part of Canada’s pool B in Sapporo for the first round of the round-robin. Canada joins Turkey, Italy, Cuba, China and Bulgaria in the same pool.

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