It was an impressive start to the year for the University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team as they knocked off their non-conference opponent, the Wilfred Laurier University Golden Hawks
It took a wild second half comeback for the University of Manitoba Bisons to upset the University of Saskatchewan Huskies and eliminate them from the Canada West playoffs.
For the second time in three weeks they used a late touchdown to seal a victory — this time over the University of Regina Rams.
The Huskies took on the undefeated Univeristy of Calgary Dinos on Oct. 4 but were unable to hand the visiting team their first loss of the year. The Canada West number one team topped the rival number two ranked Dogs 24-12 during the Huskies annual blackout game.
The Huskies football team battled the elements and the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds on Sept. 27 for a 17-12 victory in Vancouver. The Huskies are now 4-1 this season and remain in the number two spot in the Canada West rankings.
When two undefeated teams met last Saturday night only one could escape with their record unscathed. The University of Saskatchewan men’s football team suffered their first loss of the season at the hands of the Calgary Dinos on Sept. 14.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders began practicing June 2 at Griffith’s Stadium with a few familiar faces on the field.
It may be the off-season for university football, but Huskies’ players know that is no reason to slack off. In terms of physical training, there is no real time off for Huskies football players; they continue to prepare for next fall’s games with a heavy workout and indoor practice schedule.
Huskies football player Bryce McCall got an early Christmas present Dec. 19 when he became the latest Huskie to sign with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
The University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team lost out of playoffs in the conference semifinal round for the third consecutive year. The squad struggled to get any sort of offensive momentum in the road game, and as a result lost 31-9 against Regina Rams in a snowy Mosaic Stadium Nov. 2.