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Bisons Women Open Season as Defending National Champs

Bisons Women Open Season as Defending National Champs

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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 on March 19, 2018. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team is returning to the ice on a high note after clinching a national championship last season.

Manitoba is already ranked first in the Canada West preseason coaches’ poll. Twenty-one of 24 players are returning for the Herd, including steller second-year goaltender Lauren Taraschuk.

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Bisons’ Homecoming Game a Chance to Inch Closer to Playoff Contention

Bisons’ Homecoming Game a Chance to Inch Closer to Playoff Contention

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Manitoba Bisons football coach Brian Dobie celebrates a past win at Investors Group Field. The Bisons host the Regina Rams this weekend. (@UMBISONS / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — With the Manitoba Bisons looking down on four short weeks remaining in the regular Canada West football season, the Herd knows that pulling out a win this weekend is crucial in reaching the post-season.

The Bisons are heading into the annual Homecoming Game on Saturday against the visiting Regina Rams. Both teams sit at 2-2 for the season so far, with Manitoba winning their last two games. Working off of that momentum is something the third-place Bisons hope will translate into a victory at Investors Group Field.

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Bisons Recruit Nine to 2019-20 Women’s Volleyball Squad

Bisons Recruit Nine to 2019-20 Women’s Volleyball Squad

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The University of Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball 2019-20 recruitment class. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba Bison women’s volleyball team is looking ahead, introducing its 2019-20 recruitment class on Thursday.

The Herd is welcoming nine players into the fold, including Katreena Bentley, Light Uchechukwu, Julia Arnold, Jaidyn Spencer, Asha Gurney, Simone Crevier, Keziah Hoeppner, Julia Horne, and Olivia Schuster.

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Former University of Manitoba Music Professor Charged with Sexual Assault

Former University of Manitoba Music Professor Charged with Sexual Assault

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University of Manitoba (UMANITOBA.CA)

Winnipeg police have laid charges against a former jazz professor at the University of Manitoba for sexual assault.

Police began investigating in June 2017 after a former female student, who was 19 at the time, came forward to report she was sexually assaulted several times while in the professor’s program. The incidents allegedly occurred between September 2014 and January 2017.

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