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Former Bisons Athletic Director Named to Canada West Hall of Fame

Former Bisons Athletic Director Named to Canada West Hall of Fame

Coleen Dufresne
Coleen Dufresne (CANADA WEST)

WINNIPEG — Coleen Dufresne, the former athletic director of the University of Manitoba Bisons, has entered the Canada West Hall of Fame.

Dufresne has a storied history with the Bisons spanning three decades. She spent 17 years as a coach and 15 as athletic director — retiring from the administrator position in August 2016.

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Bisons Recruit Brenna Bedosky, Volleyball Opening 2019-20 Season

Bisons Recruit Brenna Bedosky, Volleyball Opening 2019-20 Season

Brenna Bedosky
Manitoba Bisons volleyball recruit and Winnipeg native Brenna Bedosky. (JOHN GAUDES / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — As the Manitoba Bisons volleyball teams prepare to open their season Saturday at Investors Group Athletic Centre, the women’s squad is looking ahead to 2020-21.

The Herd introduced local recruit Brenna Bedosky on Friday. The Collège Jeanne-Sauvé product is a middle blocker currently playing for her high school and the Junior Bisons Volleyball Club.

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Bisons Recruit Six for Women’s Soccer Squad

Bisons Recruit Six for Women’s Soccer Squad

U of M Bisons Soccer Recruits
The U of M Bison women’s soccer team has signed six recruits for the 2019-20 Canada West season. (GOBISONS.CA)

The University of Manitoba Bisons have recruited six players for the women’s 2019-20 soccer team.

The Herd on Monday announced the commitments of Anna Biebrich, Alex Paul, Jessica Tsai, Rebecca Wilson-Abreu, Jane Morris, and Tabata Bravo.

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Winnipeg Ice Spending $1.2M on Upgrades to Wayne Fleming Arena

Winnipeg Ice Spending $1.2M on Upgrades to Wayne Fleming Arena

Winnipeg Ice - Wayne Fleming Arena
An artist’s rendering of future upgrades to Wayne Fleming Arena for the Winnipeg Ice’s inaugural 2019-20 season. (50 BELOW SPORTS + ENTERTAINMENT)
Winnipeg Ice - Wayne Fleming Arena
The ‘Ice Cave’ entrance way to Wayne Fleming Arena. (CHRISD.CA)

When you step inside Wayne Fleming Arena this fall, you’ll hardly recognize the place.

50 Below Sports + Entertainment is injecting $1.2 million into the University of Manitoba hockey arena as the WHL’s Winnipeg Ice begin their inaugural 2019-20 season in the city.

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Bisons Sign Former Regina Pats Defenceman Brady Pouteau

Bisons Sign Former Regina Pats Defenceman Brady Pouteau

Brady Pouteau
Regina Pats defenceman Brady Pouteau (28) fights for control of the puck with WHL Swift Current Broncos defenceman Noah King (7) during first period Memorial Cup action in Regina on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Pouteau has signed with the Manitoba Bisons for the 2019-20 season. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

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.

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