The Manitoba Bisons have signed former Regina Pats defenceman Brady Pouteau for the 2019-20 season.
The Oak Bluff native spent his five-year WHL career between the Pats — who originally drafted him — and the Lethbridge Hurricanes.
A former University of Manitoba Bisons basketball player has been drafted to play in the Canadian Elite Basketball League.
Justus Alleyn, who played for the Bisons from 2013-2018, will suit up for the Saskatchewan Rattlers, having been selected in the third round (16th overall).
Manitoba Bisons defenceman Erica Rieder has been named a 2018-19 First Team All-Canadian.
The fifth-year player was given the honour Wednesday at the U SPORTS Women’s Hockey All-Canadian Gala in Prince Edward Island.
By Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press
Reina Iizuka is Canadian university football’s best-kept secret.
The five-foot-seven, 160-pound defensive back is entering her third year at the University of Manitoba, having been a red-shirted player on the Bisons in 2018.
Red-shirted players, who practise but do not dress for games, usually aren’t in the spotlight. However, it’s a different story for the 19-year-old Iizuka, who is believed to be the first woman to appear on a U Sports football roster.
University of Manitoba swimmer Kelsey Wog added more hardware to her name over the weekend at the 2019 U SPORTS Odlum Brown Swimming Championships.
The third-year swimmer won four golds at the meet — hosted by the University of British Columbia — making it the best performance of her student-athlete career.
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It was a record-breaking weekend for University of Manitoba Bisons swimmer Kelsey Wog in Calgary.
The third-year student-athlete earned herself a gold medal in the in the 200m breaststroke at the 2018 Canada West Swimming Championships.
By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press
WINNIPEG – Ian and Val McHale got a call from their son Gavin just hours before the Winnipeg Jets hosted the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
The excited 31-year-old told his mom to put the phone on speaker so they could hear his news together — he was going to be the emergency backup goaltender for the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals.