Hamilton, ON- With this year’s U SPORTS women’s basketball Final 8 field set, one thing stands out from last year: the different teams. Three of the four semi-finalists from 2022 are gone. The only teams returning from last year’s nationals are Queen’s and Acadia. Also, five of the eight teams have never won a national championship and among the three who have (Carleton, Alberta, Calgary), only … Continue reading U SPORTS WBB Final 8 Preview: Winds of Change Blowing in Sydney?
Hamilton, ON- Almost all the teams had been determined already by the end of Saturday night for the men’s and women’s basketball U SPORTS Final 8 tournaments. Now, we know the seeding and matchups. On the women’s side, the OUA champion Carleton Ravens earn the number one seed. The last time the Ravens were the one seed, they won the national title in 2018. They face … Continue reading U SPORTS Final 8 At-Large berths and Seeding Announced
Hamilton, ON- With fall upon us, it’s a reminder that exhibition tournaments and games are tipping off for U Sports women’s basketball teams. There are usually games between nonconference opponents, NCAA opponents (although none this year so far) and CCAA opponents. One of the most exciting parts of the preseason are exhibition tournaments, where teams often play two or three games in a short time period … Continue reading 2022 U Sports Women’s Basketball Exhibition Tournament Guide: Preseason Basketball is Back
It also marks the first time since 2016 that the Dinos have clinched the playoffs Calgary, Alta- It was a weekend to remember for the University of Calgary Dinos women’s hockey team who swept the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns to earn a much deserved bye week. The Dinos outscored the Pronghorns 7-2 while Goaltender Kelsey Roberts made 33 saves during the sweep. Team leader in … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: Dinos sweep Pronghorns to secure first round bye
The University of Calgary Dinos men and women’s hockey teams are playoff bound next week, but after three losses and a win during the Crowchild Classic, both teams will face tough tests this week as they wrap up the regular season in a home and home matchup. Men: Coming into the Crowchild Classic, the Dinos had a two point lead over the Mount Royal University … Continue reading Dinos hockey teams ready to wrap up regular season + Crowchild Classic review
Derek Ryan is a shining light for U Sports hockey. The former Alberta Golden Bear now Calgary Flame is one of the few players to have carved out a successful NHL career after spending time at a Canadian University. Ryan’s journey has been a strenuous one and is not a pathway many take, as he combined school, as well as a trip to Europe en … Continue reading From U Sports, to Europe and now the NHL; Calgary Flames forward Derek Ryan has seen it all
Calgary faces Montreal for the Vanier Cup, U Sports most famous championship. Continue reading U Sports Football: Vanier Cup weekend is upon us
Hayley Wickenheiser has put U Sports into the Hockey Hall of Fame, all while bringing more attention to the Canadian collegiate game. Continue reading U Sports Hockey: Wickenheiser puts U Sports in the Hockey Hall of Fame