WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bisons volleyball teams are in action this weekend at Investors Group Athletic Centre.
Manitoba hosts a two-game series against the visiting MacEwan Griffins tonight and Saturday.
By Brian Schultz
WINNIPEG — A summer volleyball tournament has tallied up its total and is now donating $87,936 to local charities.
Bell MTS Super-Spike was July 21-22 at Maple Grove Rugby Park, featuring 464 teams and 3,472 players. Organizers say the 16th annual event was the second-most attended on record.
The University of Winnipeg Wesmen is sending second-year setter Mikael Clegg to play on Canada’s Men’s Junior Volleyball team.
Clegg will play in the U21 Pan Am Cup May 14-21 in Fort McMurray, Alberta.
The University of Winnipeg Wesmen volleyball squad has received the commitment of middle blocker Madison Fehr for the 2017-18 Canada West season.
The 5’10″ New York, NY native — who moved to Steinbach in 2011 — recently completed her final season at Steinbach Regional Secondary School, where she was named both an SCAC and a Manitoba Volleyball Association Graduating All-Star.
The annual MTS Super-Spike volleyball tournament this summer will bring the Sam Roberts Band to Winnipeg as the festival’s headliners.
The weekend tournament, taking place July 21-22 at Maple Grove Rugby Park, is Western Canada’s largest outdoor beach volleyball event.
The Manitoba Bison men’s volleyball wound up in fifth place over the weekend at the U SPORTS Men’s Volleyball Championship in Edmonton.
The Herd defeated Laval 3-1 (25-22, 26-28, 25-23, 25-22) on Sunday in the consolation round after dropping the opening night match on Friday 3-1 to Alberta.
WINNIPEG — Win or lose this weekend, the Manitoba Bisons are headed to the Canada West nationals next weekend in Edmonton. But they don’t plan on dropping a single set.
The #2 Bison men’s volleyball team has been near perfect all season long under head coach Garth Pischke. The Herd is looking to continue that trend this weekend when the UBC Thunderbirds come to down for the Canada West Final Four.
WINNIPEG — Manitoba Bisons’ head coach Garth Pischke has been named the 2016-17 Canada West Men’s Volleyball Coach of the Year.
Pischke, in his 35th season at Manitoba, guided the Bisons to a 21-3 conference regular season record in 2016-17 and finish first in Canada West plus ranked number one in the country for four weeks.
WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bison men’s volleyball team has only a single loss under their belt this season, making for an impressive 17-1 record and a first-place position in Canada West conference standings.
The visiting Thompson Rivers WolfPack (2-14) hopes to disrupt Manitoba from their comfortable seat leading the conference during a two-game set tonight and Saturday.