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U SPORTS: 49 Answers Your Cancellation Questions

VANCOUVER, BC-  A world with no balls to be kicked, no pucks to be slapped and no touchdowns to be celebrated. That’s the world of 2020 fall sports in the U SPORTS conferences of Canada West, OUA and AUS this year. This news leaves a lot of questions, so I’ve tried to answer those here. What about the two-semester (fall/winter) sports? The two-semester sports such … Continue reading U SPORTS: 49 Answers Your Cancellation Questions

WHKY: U SPORTS alumni heading to Lake Placid for the NWHL’s bubble season

Toronto, ON- Rather than playing their usual schedule of games over a span of a few months, the National Women’s Hockey League is heading to Lake Placid, NY for a two week condensed bubble hockey season. There will be a handful of familiar faces for U SPORTS fans both on the ice and behind the bench. Autumn MacDougall became the first-ever NWHL draft pick to … Continue reading WHKY: U SPORTS alumni heading to Lake Placid for the NWHL’s bubble season

Monday Morning Coffey: Some way too early 2021/22 U SPORTS Winter Champion Predictions

Toronto, ON – Well, 2020 has come and gone, but unfortunately, 2021 will not bring us any U SPORTS athletics (at least until hopefully the fall). Bearing that in mind, I thought I might get this out of the way now; with at least eight months before any U SPORTS athletics will start again, I feel I can make my predictions on some of next … Continue reading Monday Morning Coffey: Some way too early 2021/22 U SPORTS Winter Champion Predictions

Former Alberta Panda, Alysia Rissling returns to Bobsleigh World Cup for a crucial season

Whistler, B.C.- When Alysia Rissling speeds down sliding tracks on the IBSF World Cup, and races for Canada at the Olympics, the screaming crowds, prying eyes, and grilling questions do not phase her. Although a bigger stage, it reminds her of playing at the U SPORTS National Championships, and with that, she is prepared.  Rissling, 32, transitioned to bobsleigh after finishing off a studded basketball … Continue reading Former Alberta Panda, Alysia Rissling returns to Bobsleigh World Cup for a crucial season

Monday Morning Coffey: U SPORTS MHKY Holiday Wishes

Toronto, ON- It truly is the most wonderful time of the year. With Christmas just eleven days away, and other holidays underway that means students are powering through exams, and in U SPORTS, this would have meant the end of the first half of the 2020-2021 season. Alas, we know that that is not the case. Still, the holiday season is when we as kids … Continue reading Monday Morning Coffey: U SPORTS MHKY Holiday Wishes

CPL: U SPORTS Draft going ahead despite no season

Toronto, ON- Despite no U SPORTS soccer season, the Canadian Premier League will still hold its annual  CPL-U SPORTS draft, selecting 16 players from Canadian universities. The league has had a partnership with U SPORTS since its inaugural 2019 season and has held a draft for the players since the 2018 U SPORTS men’s soccer championships in Vancouver, BC.  Usually, the draft takes place on … Continue reading CPL: U SPORTS Draft going ahead despite no season