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Rob Gale Named First Head Coach, GM of Valour FC, Winnipeg’s New Soccer Team

Rob Gale Named First Head Coach, GM of Valour FC, Winnipeg’s New Soccer Team

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

The former head coach of the Canada Under-20 Men’s National Team has been chosen to lead Valour FC, Winnipeg’s new soccer team.

Rob Gale was announced Monday and will also take on the role as the club’s general manager.

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U of M Renames College of Dentistry After Historic $7.5M Donation

U of M Renames College of Dentistry After Historic $7.5M Donation

Dr. Gerry and Mrs. Reesa Niznick - College of Dentistry
Dr. Gerry and Mrs. Reesa Niznick with University of Manitoba president David Barnard on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. The U of M has renamed its College of Dentistry after Niznick following a $7.5 million donation. (@UM_PRESIDENT / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — The College of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba has received a $7.5 million from an alumnus.

Dr. Gerry and Mrs. Reesa Niznick presented the historic donation on Tuesday through the Front and Centre campaign.

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Bisons Hockey Team Celebrated On Campus with Pancake Breakfast

Bisons Hockey Team Celebrated On Campus with Pancake Breakfast

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 Sunday night in London, Ont. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

It’s a pretty big deal to capture a national women’s hockey championship. Doing it for the first time in the program’s history? Even bigger.

To celebrate the accomplishments this season of the University of Manitoba Bisons, a celebratory breakfast will be held Friday in UMSU University Centre.

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Manitoba Bisons Bring Home Women’s Hockey Championship for First Time

Manitoba Bisons Bring Home Women’s Hockey Championship for First Time

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 Sunday night in London, Ont. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — It’s never happened before, but on Sunday, the Manitoba Bisons slid into the history books. The women’s hockey team hoisted a national championship trophy for the first time in the program’s 21-year history.

Twenty-four hours later, the feeling is still sinking in.

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Manitoba Beats Western 2-0 for U Sports Women’s Hockey Title

Manitoba Beats Western 2-0 for U Sports Women’s Hockey Title

By The Canadian Press

Manitoba Bisons Champions
The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey won the USports championship for the first time in their team’s history Sunday night in London, Ont. (BRANDON VANDECAVEYE PHOTO)

LONDON, Ont. – The top-ranked Manitoba Bisons have won their first U Sports women’s hockey title.

Lauren Taraschuk stopped all 20 shots she faced as Manitoba blanked the Western Mustangs 2-0 on Sunday in the championship.

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University of Manitoba Bisons the Top Seed in National Women’s Hockey Tournament

University of Manitoba Bisons the Top Seed in National Women’s Hockey Tournament

By Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press

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Members of the University of Manitoba Bisons celebrate a goal against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies in recent U Sports women’s hockey playoff action in Winnipeg. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO- University of Manitoba-Jeff Miller)

The University of Manitoba women’s hockey team knows what it is to go the distance and then some.

The Bisons won a conference playoff game in quadruple overtime en route to the Canadian university women’s hockey championship starting Thursday in London, Ont.

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U of M Students Camp Out to Fight Homelessness

U of M Students Camp Out to Fight Homelessness

5 Days for the HomelessSix University of Manitoba business students are trading in their beds for a tent and some cardboard this week in an effort to raise funds and awareness for homeless Winnipeggers.

The annual 5 Days for the Homeless campaign consists of participants sleeping outside of the U of M’s University Centre from March 12-16.

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