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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

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

BREAKING: MRU Cougars facing COVID-19 outbreak with 18 cases

Toronto, ON- 18 members of the Mount Royal Cougars Men’s Hockey program have tested positive for COVID-19. The entire roster and staff were tested prior to a now-cancelled matchup against Hockey Canada’s U20 team and suspended training when the first member experienced symptoms.  The games against the Canadian junior team were already called off after two players tested positive for the virus. The Canadian camp … Continue reading BREAKING: MRU Cougars facing COVID-19 outbreak with 18 cases

Monday Morning Coffey: Your Vanier Cup memories

Toronto, ON- In yet another reminder of how 2020 is a year unlike any other, this weekend came and went without the Vanier Cup being awarded. Since 1965 the Vanier Cup has served as the culmination of a year of Canadian University football. From 1965 to 2003, the two best Canadian University football teams gathered in Toronto, Ontario. From 2004 onward the championship has shifted … Continue reading Monday Morning Coffey: Your Vanier Cup memories