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Former Wesmen Setter Josh McKay Signs Pro Deal in France

Former Wesmen Setter Josh McKay Signs Pro Deal in France

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Josh McKay (UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG WESMEN)

A former University of Winnipeg volleyball star has signed his second professional contract overseas.

Setter Josh McKay made headlines with the UWinnipeg Wesmen a few years ago for his stellar on-court performance, including being named a Canada West all-star in his final season at U of W in 2015-16.

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Junior Wesmen Volleyball Teams Off to Nationals

Junior Wesmen Volleyball Teams Off to Nationals

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The Junior Wesmen boys and girls volleyball teams are off to nationals. (UWINNIPEG WESMEN)

Two University of Winnipeg Junior Wesmen volleyball teams have punched their tickets to the club national championships.

The Jr. Wesmen 18U boys team won the provincial gold medal last weekend in Brandon, while the Jr. Wesmen 18U girls team battled to a bronze-medal finish.

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U of W’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre Sharing in $55K IKEA Investment

U of W’s Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre Sharing in $55K IKEA Investment

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Eager shoppers prepare to camp out overnight at the new IKEA store in Dartmouth, N.S. on Tuesday evening, Sept. 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

IKEA Canada is partnering with a Winnipeg organization to outfit it with renewed home furnishings as part of a $55,000 national investment with 13 local organizations.

The Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre at the University of Winnipeg benefits inner-city youth through educational programs rooted in Indigenous language and culture.

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Wesmen’s McKay Named Canada West Coach of the Year

Wesmen’s McKay Named Canada West Coach of the Year

Larry McKay
Larry McKay, UWinnipeg Wesmen men’s volleyball coach (HANDOUT)

University of Winnipeg Wesmen men’s volleyball coach Larry McKay has earned coach of the year honours for the third time in his career.

The Canada West distinction comes as McKay marks 29 seasons leading the men’s team, which travels to UBC on Friday to play for a conference bronze medal.

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One Lucky Youth Basketball Team Will Party with the Wesmen

One Lucky Youth Basketball Team Will Party with the Wesmen

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(WESMEN.CA)

The Winnipeg Wesmen want to share their playoff celebrations with a youth basketball team in the province.

The University of Winnipeg basketball squad is holding a contest to reward one lucky youth team with the chance to party in the Duckworth Centre’s corporate suite with pizza and drinks at Thursday night’s Wesmen playoff games.

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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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