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Manitoba coaches are ‘top of the line’

Manitoba coaches are ‘top of the line’

March 15, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Manitoba adds one out-of-province commit and two local commits to their 2019 class. In the upcoming seasons, offensive linemen Ethan Croome from the Langley Rams (CJFL), Matteo Vaccaro from St. Paul’s High School and Matt Stokman from Vincent Massey Collegiate will be shoring up the University of Manitoba Bisons’ offensiveRead More

DYK: Female Bisons player setting new standard, Sudbury program cancels season, and more

DYK: Female Bisons player setting new standard, Sudbury program cancels season, and more

March 3, 2019 at 6:35 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels.  In this edition: Bisons football players attempting to become first female player to play U Sports football. Sudbury Gladiators football program elects to sit out 2019 season. University of Saskatchewan equipmentRead More

Reina Iizuka ready to stand shoulder-to-shoulder alongside her USPORTS gridiron contemporaries

Reina Iizuka ready to stand shoulder-to-shoulder alongside her USPORTS gridiron contemporaries

March 1, 2019 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

In a year that has seen Kendall Coyne become the first woman to compete in the National Hockey League All-Star Skills Competition, the momentum for women shattering the glass ceiling in sport continues with an unparalleled revelation from the University of Manitoba. Having made national news, Reina Iizuka, a red-shirtedRead More

Bisons add talent, experience with 2

Bisons add talent, experience with 2

February 21, 2019 at 6:06 amby 0 comments

Manitoba adds two out-of-province commits to their 2019 class. When the 2019 season rolls around, quarterback Stephen Woit from F.W. Johnson Collegiate and linebacker Tye Kitzman from the Okanagan Sun (CJFL) will be ready to get to work with the University of Manitoba Bisons. Stephen Woit Stephen Woit will beRead More

DL Mackie-McLeod becomes a role model

DL Mackie-McLeod becomes a role model

January 9, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Kaleb Tayvish Mackie-McLeod finished his 2018 season as a defensive MVP with 27 tackles, 3 sacks, and 8 fumble recoveries. “I first started wanting to play football after always watching NFL Sunday at my Grandparents,” he said. “My Papa played football when he was teenager and my dad played RugbyRead More

Bisons commit has strong ties to team

Bisons commit has strong ties to team

November 8, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Manitoba adds a top local talent to their 2019 class. CFC100 running back Vaughan Lloyd from Vincent Massey Collegiate is already well acquainted with his new team, the University of Manitoba Bisons. “It has always been home to me,” Lloyd said of the university. “I love their facilities and I’veRead More

Bisons coaches “one of the best,” team adds 2 CFC100s

Bisons coaches “one of the best,” team adds 2 CFC100s

October 25, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Manitoba welcomes two local commits to their 2019 class. When the 2019 season rolls around, CFC100 running back Austin Balan from Sisler High School and CFC100 quarterback Samuel Hezekiah from River East Collegiate will be bringing some top-end talent to their new team, the University of Manitoba Bisons. CFC100 AustinRead More

Local talent remains home, 2 join Bisons

Local talent remains home, 2 join Bisons

September 19, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Bisons stay local and add two to their 2019 class. Defensive back Jarrett Alcaraz and athlete Elijah Rivera from Garden City Collegiate will be continuing on as teammates as they journey to the next level after joining the University of Manitoba Bisons. Jarrett Alcaraz While with the Garden City FightingRead More

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Versatile athlete staying home, joins Bisons

June 14, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Manitoba adds a local commit to their 2018 class. Braeden Smith, a wide receiver from Miles Macdonell Collegiate Institute, is staying home after signing with the University of Manitoba Bisons. “The reason I decided to commit to the U of M is first off, it’s my hometown team and IRead More

RB Coppens models himself after teammates

RB Coppens models himself after teammates

June 9, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Ridley Coppens was a very little kid growing up and he always got picked on so he wanted to find a way to let his anger out. “I found out that a couple of my friends signed up for the team so I thought I would try it out, itRead More

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NCAA-bound CFC100 commit staying home, joins Bisons

May 25, 2018 at 10:12 amby 1 comment

Manitoba adds local recruit to their 2018 class. CFC100 Rain Slater, an offensive lineman from St. John’s High School, is staying home after all, having recently committed to the University of Manitoba Bisons. Slater was set to join the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks (NCAA Division 1) for theRead More

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CFC100 leaving province, joins Manitoba

April 22, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Manitoba adds out-of-province commit to their 2018 class. CFC100 Billy Matwichyna, a receiver from South Delta High School, currently calls Tsawwassen, BC, home, but soon that title will belong to Winnipeg, Manitoba, after signing with the University of Manitoba Bisons. “I chose the UofM because I felt at home whenRead More

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RB Gushulak holds himself to high standards

March 26, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Cody Gushulak fell in love with football after watching highlights from Grant Park’s YouTube channel in grades seven and eight. Cody replied, “Without this sport I wouldn’t be the man I am today as cheesy as it sounds this sport helped mold me into a leader and role model forRead More

Bisons stay local, add two

Bisons stay local, add two

March 20, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Manitoba adds two local commits to their team. There is nothing like playing for your hometown school, and running back Victor St. Pierre-Laviolette from the Regina Thunder (CJFL) and linebacker Noah Paulic from Dakota Collegiate will be able to experience that after committing to the University of Manitoba Bisons. VictorRead More

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Surprising twist for Bison commit

March 6, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Manitoba adds a local commit to their Class of 2018. When Noah Dornn, a receiver from St. Paul’s High School, envisioned the future, joining the University of Manitoba Bisons football team was not in the forefront. Dornn is a ten-year veteran of the sport. However, he wasn’t expecting to beRead More

Home is where the heart is for Bison commits

Home is where the heart is for Bison commits

March 5, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Manitoba adds two local commits to their Class of 2018. It is said that home is where the heart is, and for University of Manitoba Bisons commits, defensive lineman Collin Kornelson and defensive back Stephen Adamopoulos from St. Paul’s High School, that sounds just about right. Collin Kornelson Collin KornelsonRead More

Manitoba Bisons was ‘always my number one’

Manitoba Bisons was ‘always my number one’

February 8, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Manitoba brings in a local product to their Class of 2018. Linebacker Easton Montour from Sisler High School has a very simple reason for choosing the University of Manitoba Bisons. “I chose Manitoba because it’s home,” Montour said, who is from Winnipeg, Manitoba. “I knew players already on the team.Read More

Bisons have ‘best facilities’ in the nation, says commit

Bisons have ‘best facilities’ in the nation, says commit

January 16, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Manitoba brings in a local commit to their Class of 2018. Tyler Koniuck, a receiver from Sisler High School, won’t be traveling very far for practices with his new team, the University of Manitoba Bisons. “I chose Manitoba because they have a great program, the best facilities in Canada andRead More

WR McMillan works on his speed

WR McMillan works on his speed

November 5, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Luke McMillan is suiting up in his third football season with the Miles MacDonnel Buckeyes. Last year, in Luke’s first year of football he was named Special Teams Player of the year. The highlight of last season for Luke was having his first multi-catch game and scoring his first touchdown. Luke doesn’tRead More

OL Bednarski loves being in the trenches

OL Bednarski loves being in the trenches

November 3, 2017 at 5:48 amby 0 comments

Ryley Bednarski is entering his 11th season on the football field as a Sisler Spartan. Over the course of his years on the field, Ryley has suited up for the North Winnipeg Nomads, and Sisler Spartans. “I love the physical part of being in the trenches and being face toRead More

DB Zimmer changes positions

DB Zimmer changes positions

September 11, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Jayden Zimmer will be entering his first season with the Vincent Massey Trojans ‘AAA’ squad this fall. The young defensive back was always an offensive player but this year his coach decided to switch him over to defense. Zimmer explained, “I like the different atmosphere and I believe the smartsRead More