U Sports: Slam dunks, silky hands and Superbowls highlight this week in U Sports highlights

Goals, baskets and blocks once again captured our eyes in the latest edition of the play of the week, but there was also a Superbowl championship. That’s a lot of stuff, so let’s get right to it. Starting on the court, there were some plays that even garnered big media attention. Brandon, not a usual focus of national attention had a spotlight put on them … Continue reading U Sports: Slam dunks, silky hands and Superbowls highlight this week in U Sports highlights

U Sports: Skills, shots and other plays of the week in Canada

Athletes are talented, especially the ones who have made it to the elite levels of the game.  U Sports is one of those levels, but the talent is often overlooked. However, that’s not to say that the unbelievable doesn’t happen. In this column, 49 sports will go into the shots, goals and other plays of the week as well as the more “off-script” events which … Continue reading U Sports: Skills, shots and other plays of the week in Canada

U Sports Men’s Soccer: A look at the Western flavour on display at National Championships

After they both reached the finals of the Canada West Men’s Soccer this past weekend, it meant that UBC and University of Calgary earned a spot at next week’s National Championships, which will be held in Montreal. After surviving a pair of tense semi-final matches, as Calgary staved off Mount Royal, while UBC cruised past Saskatchawan, they now find themselves at the end of the … Continue reading U Sports Men’s Soccer: A look at the Western flavour on display at National Championships

U Sports Soccer: York narrowly get past Varsity Blues, book spot in final

OUA soccer dominated the York University campus on Friday night with the men’s final four taking place at the Alumni Field. The winners of the semi-final games on Friday earned a spot in Saturday afternoon’s championship final, but more importantly a berth to the 2019 U Sports championship in Montreal next weekend. The first game of the day went a full 105 minutes before the … Continue reading U Sports Soccer: York narrowly get past Varsity Blues, book spot in final