Sports

Diversity and inclusion in sport a priority for EDI head

The U of M co-sponsored two presentations held Jan. 28 THAT INCLUDED NOTABLE BLACK, INDIGENOUS AND PEOPLE OF COLOUR (BIPOC) GUEST SPEAKERS WHO BROKE DOWN THE CHALLENGES YOUNG CANADIANS FACE IN SPORT, THEIR OWN PERSONAL EXPERIENCES WITH OPPRESSIVE SYSTEMS AND THE DIFFERENT TACTICS THEY EMPLOY TO MAKE SPORT A SAFE PLACE FOR ALL CANADIANS. 



Bisons represented well in Golden Bear Open

The University of Manitoba Bisons travelled to Alberta this past weekend as the track and field team participated in the Golden Bear Open, with both the men’s and women’s teams making the trip out west. The female roster finished fifth in the weekend rankings while the men’s team impressed and tied for second, a competitive showing by both teams. 


Bisons win Duckworth Challenge

The 2021-22 Duckworth Challenge came to a close last week as the University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg’s volleyball teams faced off in the final two games of the competition. The Bisons men’s team won its game, while the women’s team lost. With the series scored 3-2 for the U of M, the Bisons secured its first Duckworth Challenge title since 2017.


Men’s hockey dominant over Griffins

The University of Manitoba Bisons men’s hockey team played a two-game series against the MacEwan University Griffins this weekend. The herd was dominant over the weekend, winning Friday’s game 4-2 and Saturday’s 5-2. 


Bisons drop back-to-back against Wesmen

The women’s Bisons basketball team took the court this past weekend as they faced off in back-to-back games against the University of Winnipeg Wesmen. The series started with a game on Friday that resulted in the Wesmen closing the Bisons lead in the Duckworth Challenge. The score currently sits at 2-1 for the U of M.


Nic Demski leads Blue Bombers to Grey Cup

ON DEC. 12, THE WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS CAPTURED ITS SECOND CONSECUTIVE GREY CUP CHAMPIONSHIP, DEFEATING THE HAMILTON TIGER-CATS 33-25 IN OVERTIME. Former Bison football player Nic Demski scored a crucial touchdown in the fourth quarter, helping the Blue Bomber slotback win his first ever Grey Cup’s Most Valuable Canadian award. The Winnipeg native sat down to discuss his recent achievements as well as his journey to the Grey Cup. 


Bisons hope to rebound in second half of season

IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE SEASON, THE U OF M BISONS MEN’S HOCKEY TEAM DID NOT PERFORM LIKE A CHAMPIONSHIP-CONTENDING TEAM. First-year forward Brett Davis says the team’s 3-9 record is not something they are content with.


Bisons volleyball closes out fall semester

The University of Manitoba Bisons volleyball teams played their last series before the winter break at Investors Group Athletic Centre this weekend. The women’s team faced off against the University of Regina Cougars, while the men’s team played its crosstown rivals — the University of Winnipeg Wesmen — with both teams winning and losing a game apiece.


Bisons men’s basketball recap

The Bisons men’s basketball team is at the halfway point of its season after some impressive play. The team is first in the east division with a 5-3 record and looks to stay in that spot for the rest of the season. The squad went in to the weekend with a 5-1 record before dropping back-to-back games to the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.