Exploring the martial arts

Students looking to try something new, step outside of their comfort zone, get in shape, gain useful life skills and meet new people should consider practicing the martial arts.

Valkyries: First women’s football team in Saskatoon

Saskatoon is lucky enough to be the home of many football teams such as our own Huskies, the Hilltops and the single most successful team in the Western Women’s Canadian Football League — the Saskatoon Valkyries.

Sports at a Glance: Sept. 23, 2016

A lone goal scored late off a corner kick secured victory for the Huskies on Sept. 17 against the University of Manitoba Bisons in Winnipeg

Huskies hockey teams gearing up for the preseason

Although their seasons may not start until October, the Huskies men’s and women’s hockey teams have already laced up and hit the ice. Both teams have been working hard in fall camp to get ready for their preseason games before heading into the regular season.

Huskies men’s soccer team takes to the field for home-opening weekend

The University of Saskatchewan Huskies men’s soccer team hosted their home-opening game as well as the inaugural Bateman Cup over the weekend of Sept. 9-11. Despite excelling in the preseason, the Huskies were unable to win either of the match-ups and have been unable to secure a win in the early regular season.

Huskies football capture two-game win streak

The Huskies are off to a strong start this season after defeating the University of Alberta Golden Bears in Edmonton on Sept. 9, propelling the green and white to a first-place tie with the University of Calgary Dinos in the Canada West division.

Weight gain woes: Avoiding the freshman 15

A classic problem that university students face is one that creeps up unexpectedly: weight gain. The “freshman 15” is a phrase that refers to an amount of weight that is usually gained during a student’s first year of post-secondary education, and is generally caused by everything student life stands for — drinking, lack of exercise and not eating well.

USSU encouraging healthy living with yoga and cycling

For students looking to ease their minds and loosen their limbs between classes this term, the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union has just the solution: Yoga in the Bowl, a weekly event in September where students are welcome to gather in the Bowl for free yoga lessons.

Options for rec sports outside of university

Although the University of Saskatchewan offers a fairly comprehensive list of recreational sports, there are other opportunities for students who can’t find what they want at the university or even just want a change of environment. In addition, students may be able to find space in one of these leagues if their sport of choice fills up at the university.
Soccer Practice

Men’s soccer looking to take win streak into regular season

The Huskies men’s soccer team is already off to a good start. Coming home from a preseason tournament in Kelowna, B.C. with four straight wins and only one goal against, the team set their sights to further improve their game during the remainder of their fall camp and to carry that momentum with them into the regular season.