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Bisons Partner with Bell Let’s Talk to Bolster Mental Health Conversation

Bisons Partner with Bell Let’s Talk to Bolster Mental Health Conversation

Canada West - Bell Let's Talk

WINNIPEG — When the Manitoba Bison men’s hockey team hits the ice tonight, the conversation at Wayne Fleming Arena won’t only be about the third-ranked Herd, but about mental health.

The Bisons have partnered with the Bell Let’s Talk campaign to shine light on mental health initiatives and the importance of speaking out to get help.

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Bisons’ Venla Hovi Named to Finnish Olympic Hockey Team

Bisons’ Venla Hovi Named to Finnish Olympic Hockey Team

Venla Hovi
Venla Hovi (GOBISONS.CA)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Bisons hockey forward Venla Hovi will appear at the Olympics for the third time to represent her homeland.

The 30-year-old was named to the Olympic women’s hockey team for Finland at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.

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Blue Bombers Sign Veteran QB Darian Durant

Blue Bombers Sign Veteran QB Darian Durant

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Demond Washington (7) and Teague Sherman (27) chase down Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant (4) in CFL action at Investors Group Field on Sunday, September 7, 2014. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have shored up their quarterback depth by signing Darian Durant to a one-year deal.

The 12-year veteran played last season with the Montreal Alouettes and previously with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, posting career totals of 31,740 yards and 167 touchdowns in 174 games (128 starts).

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Goldeyes Re-Sign Pitcher Charle Rosario

Goldeyes Re-Sign Pitcher Charle Rosario

Charle Rosario
Winnipeg Goldeyes pitcher Charle Rosario (HANDOUT)

The Winnipeg Goldeyes have re-signed right-handed pitcher Charle Rosario to the 2018 roster.

The 29-year-old veteran ranked prominently on the American Association leaderboards in 2017, finishing tied for fourth in wins (11), tied for seventh in ERA (3.06), second in innings pitched (158.2), and second in strikeouts (132).

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Bisons-Wesmen Duckworth Challenge Rivalry Alive and Well

Bisons-Wesmen Duckworth Challenge Rivalry Alive and Well

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The 27th annual Duckworth Challenge concludes on Friday night with basketball at the U of M. Both volleyball teams are in action tonight at UWinnipeg. (GOBISONS.CA)

WINNIPEG — It’s a cross-town rivalry in its 27th year and it’s never been stronger.

The annual Duckworth Challenge continues tonight as the University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg battle it out on the volleyball court on Wesmen turf (Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium).

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