U Sports Basketball: Regional drafting highlights 2020 CEBL U Sports Draft

Toronto, ON- The sports world is silent, there are no pucks being slapped, no balls being kicked or bats being cracked, but while the action is on pause, the administrative measures continue on. U Sports, after being silent since wrapping its multi-sport season up a couple of weeks ago had a moment in the spotlight, as 21 players were drafted into the Canadian Elite Basketball … Continue reading U Sports Basketball: Regional drafting highlights 2020 CEBL U Sports Draft

U Sports Hockey Championships Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

Toronto, ON- For one day, U Sports hockey was the only hockey around. By the end of the day, it joined all other North American sports in suspension due to Coronavirus COVID-19. Both the men’s and women’s tournaments opened on Thursday afternoon with their first set of quarterfinal matchups. There were upsets galore, but that all feels very trivial at this point. The world has … Continue reading U Sports Hockey Championships Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

U Sports MHKY: SMU’s Balmas wins rookie of the year, while season awards are given out

The best of U Sports men’s hockey have gathered in Halifax for their respective national championship tournaments. However, before the hockey gets underway, the players and coaches who stood out among the rest were honoured for their seasons. SENATOR JOSEPH A. SULLIVAN TROPHY (Player of the Year) & Goaltender of the Year: Taran Kozun Saskatchewan Taran Kozun, the former professional netminder is the first player … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: SMU’s Balmas wins rookie of the year, while season awards are given out

U Sports WHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, The Resurgence of the York Lions

Toronto,ON- Outside of the playoffs, with no clear solution. The York Lions 2018-19 campaign did not end how they had hoped. Fast forward 12 months, they are OUA silver medalists and have qualified for nationals for the first time in their program’s history.  The Lions hit so many milestones this season,  it’s a little crazy. They made their first playoff appearance in eight years, qualified … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, The Resurgence of the York Lions

U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, UBC’s Miracle on Ice

Vancouver, BC- They are one of the best stories that U Sports hockey has seen in a long time. The UBC Thunderbirds, who were out of a playoff spot in mid-January have qualified for the U Sports national championships this week in Halifax. It’s fair to say that nobody expected them to get to this point. While at least no one in the public was … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, UBC’s Miracle on Ice

Lacrosse: Dominey the only CUFLA point as Rock fall to Roughnecks

Toronto, ON- There was a different feeling inside the Scotiabank Arena on Sunday afternoon. Kids packed the arena from head to toe, making every cheer just a little bit higher pitch. Other than the kids, the game held significant importance in many ways. However, the Rock suffered in the most important factor, the standings, as they fell in both the NLL table as well as … Continue reading Lacrosse: Dominey the only CUFLA point as Rock fall to Roughnecks

U Sports MHKY: Hockey 101, The Guelph Gryphons win Queen’s Cup in triple OT

Guelph, ON– Six periods of hockey in front of hundreds of fans with a trophy on the line. It was a crazy night at the Gryphons Centre as the Guelph Gryphons took over 100 minutes of hockey to beat the Ottawa Gee-Gees and capture the Queen’s Cup. Everything was a little different in the final, it was on internationally sized ice, there was a rambunctious … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Hockey 101, The Guelph Gryphons win Queen’s Cup in triple OT