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Manitoba Bisons Move Women’s Soccer Championship Indoors

Manitoba Bisons Move Women’s Soccer Championship Indoors

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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

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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

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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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Bisons Drop Football Home Opener to Saskatchewan 44-23

Bisons Drop Football Home Opener to Saskatchewan 44-23

By Chris Zuk, Bison Sports

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University of Manitoba Bisons and the Saskatchewan Huskies clash in the Herd’s season home opener at Investors Group Field on Friday, September 1, 2017. (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG – Now that is a way to get your first Canadian university football coaching win. First-year football head coach of the Saskatchewan Huskies Scott Flory was dumped with Gatorade after leading the unranked Huskies to a road upset 44-23 win over #10 ranked Manitoba Bisons at Investors Group Field on Friday, September 1 afternoon in front of 1,501 fans.

This was the first Canada West game of the 2017 season for both teams.

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Bisons Name Football Captains Ahead of Home Opener

Bisons Name Football Captains Ahead of Home Opener

University of Manitoba BisonsWINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bisons football squad heads into their opening season weekend ranked 10th, but the end goal remains to repeat becoming Vanier Cup champions 10 years since their last big win.

The Bisons host the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Friday, September 1 at Investors Group Field.

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Former U of M Bison Named New CFL Commissioner

Former U of M Bison Named New CFL Commissioner

Randy Ambrosie
Randy Ambrosie speaks during a press conference in Toronto, Wednesday July 5, 2017. The CFL says Ambrosie will serve as the 14th commissioner in league history. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)

A former University of Manitoba Bisons athlete has been named the 14th commissioner of the Canadian Football League.

Randy Ambrosie, 54, was announced Wednesday during a news conference in Toronto. Jeffrey Orridge stepped down as commissioner last month after about two years on the job.

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