U SPORTS: Individual Honours Highlight the 2019-20 Wesmen

Vancouver,BC- The Winnipeg Wesmen are often caught in the shadows of their city counterparts, the Manitoba Bisons, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t have some great stories.  It’s easy to forget about the University of Winnipeg, that only has a third of the students of the University of Manitoba,  but some of their athletes put Canada West on notice this year. They did not … Continue reading U SPORTS: Individual Honours Highlight the 2019-20 Wesmen

A Year to Remember For the RMC Paladins

Vancouver, BC- Truth, Duty, Valour. Three words that students at the Royal Military College of Canada live by, and it’s no different for the ones who don the Paladins’ crest in athletic competition.  RMC is different. Everyone there is training to be a part of Canada’s armed forces, and that takes priority over sports. It’s different than at other schools, where academics can slide in … Continue reading A Year to Remember For the RMC Paladins

U SPORTS: Trophies Galore for the Guelph Gryphons in 2019-20

Guelph,ON- Another year has gone by and the Guelph Gryphons are once again updating their trophy cabinets with new hardware. 2019 – 2020 saw the Guelph Gryphons continue their dominance, winning championships and trophies galore as they steamrolled their way to the top of competitions all across the board. Men’s Hockey  Hoisting the Queen’s Cup is the goal for all OUA men’s hockey teams, but … Continue reading U SPORTS: Trophies Galore for the Guelph Gryphons in 2019-20

A Year of Championships: The Best From the Toronto Varsity Blues in ’19-’20

Toronto,ON- The Toronto Varsity Blues long history of Canadian University Athletics has given them one of the most decorated trophy cases in the entire country. In hockey alone they have won so many titles that endlessly fill the rafters of Varsity Arena, so much so that they squeezed all the names on to just a few banners. Among many success stories during the athletic season, … Continue reading A Year of Championships: The Best From the Toronto Varsity Blues in ’19-’20

A New Kind of Gold: Université de Laval

Québec City, QC- It was a year of change in Québec City, as the famous football school saw a new sport bring them a banner, while their football team fell in astonishing fashion. Regardless, Le Rouge et Or are still golden.  Women’s Rugby: Golden Girls  Université de Laval women’s rugby team took the golden part of their Rouge et Or name seriously in this year’s … Continue reading A New Kind of Gold: Université de Laval

STEINER: How U SPORTS Field Hockey Could Work, Even if Other Sports Can’t

Vancouver, BC- Field hockey is one of the more intriguing competitions in U SPORTS. The conference setup has always been a point of contingency, however, its odd split of divisions could make it one of the best sports to happen in a school year impacted by COVID-19.  There are 10 teams that compete in U SPORTS, only three of which are in Canada West. The … Continue reading STEINER: How U SPORTS Field Hockey Could Work, Even if Other Sports Can’t

LACROSSE: How Canadian University Players Impacted the NLL This Season

Toronto,ON- Everyone knows about the NCAA and the constant impact that their players have on the National Lacrosse League, but little attention is given to the Canadian collegiate players who also make their mark on the world’s premier box lacrosse competition. Although the 2019-20 NLL season was cut short, there were still stellar performances by Canadian university players, and we’re here to highlight some of … Continue reading LACROSSE: How Canadian University Players Impacted the NLL This Season

30 Years of Championships; How the Brock Badgers Continue their Wrestling Dynasty

St. Catharines, ON- It’s a mystery, to some, how the Brock University Badgers wrestling team manages to win championships year after year after year in the cyclical world of university sports. To those who’ve seen the Badgers up close though, it’s obvious. Culture, teamwork and hard work.  The Badgers wrestling program has a list of accomplishments so long that it might get boring to read. … Continue reading 30 Years of Championships; How the Brock Badgers Continue their Wrestling Dynasty

2020 U Sports Mens Volleyball Award Winners

U Sports held their annual All-Canada Awards banquet on Wednesday and along with the naming of the 2020 All-Canadian and All-Rookie Teams, some athletes picked up individual Awards Player of the Year: Trinity Western Spartans – Eric Loeppky Despite not appearing in every game this season, the 4th year Outside Hitter was a force to be reckoned with in Canada West. He finished 4th in … Continue reading 2020 U Sports Mens Volleyball Award Winners

2020 U Sports Mens Volleyball National Championship Preview

Winnipeg – MB Yesterday we focused on the Women’s Volleyball National Championship, so we would be remiss if we don’t speak about the Men’s championship. The Men’s championship see a lot of the same foes returning to do battle once again. The Trinity Western Spartans will enter as the presumptive favourite, as defending champions three out of the last four years, as well as winning … Continue reading 2020 U Sports Mens Volleyball National Championship Preview