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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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Bisons Rally Against Bullying at Local Schools

Bisons Rally Against Bullying at Local Schools

University of Manitoba BisonsWINNIPEG — University of Manitoba student-athletes are rallying against bullying to a group of Winnipeg students today.

The Bisons are speaking to Grade 4, 5 and 6 students at Gladstone School to deliver a message of anti-bullying, marking the 200th local school the Bisons have visited since the program began in 2006.

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Manitoba Bisons Move Women’s Soccer Championship Indoors

Manitoba Bisons Move Women’s Soccer Championship Indoors

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Subway Soccer South, 211 Chancellor Matheson Road (GOBISONS.CA)

The University of Manitoba Bisons have had to change venues for the 2017 U SPORTS Women’s Soccer National Championship next week due to inclement weather.

The tournament was originally scheduled for Ralph Cantafio Soccer Complex, but snowfall on Saturday in Winnipeg has altered those plans.

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Three Bison Football Players Make Canada West All-Star Team

Three Bison Football Players Make Canada West All-Star Team

Brad Mikoluff - Jayden McKoy
U of M Bisons’ football players Brad Mikoluff and Jayden McKoy have been named to the 2017 Canada West Football All-Star Team. Jamel Lyles (not pictured) was also selected. (GOBISONS.CA)

WINNIPEG — Three players on the University of Manitoba Bisons football team have been selected to the 2017 Canada West Football All-Star Team.

The Bisons announced Thursday Jamel Lyles, Jayden McKoy and Brad Mikoluff have been chosen.

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Stovin Leading Bisons to Open 2017-18 Hockey Season

Stovin Leading Bisons to Open 2017-18 Hockey Season

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U of M Bisons hockey coach Mike Sirant (left) with five captains for the 2017-18 season. (GOBISONS.CA)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bisons will turn to Brett Stovin as their captain when the Herd opens up the regular hockey season this weekend.

The third-year forward was introduced Thursday along with four alternate captains as Manitoba welcomes the UBC Thunderbirds to town.

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Bisons Recruit Five to 2018 Football Squad

Bisons Recruit Five to 2018 Football Squad

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Five high school student-athletes have committed to the University of Manitoba Bisons. (JEFF AND TARA MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

University of Manitoba BisonsWINNIPEG — Five high school recruits have committed to the University of Manitoba Bisons football team next season.

On the day the Bisons suffered a disheartening 76-17 loss to the Calgary Dinos in their homecoming game on Saturday, the Herd looked to the future in what 2018 could bring.

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Dressing the Part: U of M Bisons Don New Football Jerseys

Dressing the Part: U of M Bisons Don New Football Jerseys

U of M Bisons Football Jerseys
University of Manitoba Bisons student-athletes show off their new jerseys at Investors Group Field on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — When the Manitoba Bisons take the turf at Investors Group Field this Saturday, the football team will be looking flashier than normal.

The Bisons on Tuesday unveiled new Nike jerseys for the 2017 season as they celebrate the 10th anniversary of their 2007 Vanier Cup championship. It’s the first time since the 2008 season that the Herd will be sporting new jerseys, which return the Bisons to the black and gold colour scheme.

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