Sports at a glance: Feb. 2, 2017

By in Sports & Health

Men’s hockey:

Huskies 10, Cougars 2

Huskies 5, Cougars 2

This past weekend, the number two ranked Huskies took on their provincial rivals, the University of Regina Cougars. Showing major prowess on Jan. 27, the Huskies captured a 10-2 victory on home ice. They repeated this success again on Jan, 28, winning 5-2 at the Co-operators Centre in Regina. The Cougars are on the road next weekend to take on the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds, while the Huskies return home to host the University of Manitoba Bisons.

Women’s Hockey:

Huskies 2, Cougars 1

Huskies 0, Cougars 1

The women’s hockey team had a mixed weekend as they also took on the U of R Cougars. On Jan. 27, the Huskies won a narrow victory after going into overtime,

Photo By Josh Schaefer/Huskie Athletics/
Alex Unruh of the mens basketball team makes a shot.

finishing 2-1. The Huskies and the Cougars went head-to-head the next day on home ice at the Rutherford Arena, but the Huskies ended with a loss of 1-0. Next weekend the Cougars travel to UBC to take on the Thunderbirds, while the Huskies remain in Saskatoon to take on the Manitoba Bisons.

Men’s Basketball:

Saskatchewan 82, Mount Royal 62

SK 90, MRU 87

The number nine ranked Huskies managed a 20-point victory over the visiting Mount Royal University Cougars, winning 82-62 on Jan. 27. The teams met again on

Saturday night at the Physical Activity Complex, with the Huskies winning again with a final score of 90-87. Next weekend, the MRU Cougars host the Trinity Western University Spartans in Calgary, while the Huskies remain at home to take on the University of Alberta Golden Bears.

Women’s Basketball:

Saskatchewan 84, Mount Royal 44

SK 78, MRU 50

The Huskies women’s basketball team also managed to capture double victories against the MRU Cougars this past weekend. On Friday, Jan. 27 the number nine ranked Huskies capture a win with final score of 84-44 against MRU. They repeated this victory again on Saturday with a final score of 78-50, carrying the team’s winning streak to nine games in a row.  Next weekend the Huskies remain at home to host the U of A Pandas, while Mount Royal returns home to host the Trinity Western Spartans.

Men’s Volleyball:

Huskies 0, Wesmen 3

Huskies 3, Wesmen 1

The  University of Winnipeg Wesmen extended a five-game winning streak with their Jan. 27 victory over the visiting number seven ranked Huskies, with a final score of 3-0. The Huskies got their revenge the following night, however, winning 3-1. Next weekend the Huskies travel to face off against the UBC Okanagan Heat, while the Wesmen remain at home with a weekend off.

Women’s Volleyball:

Huskies 2, Wesmen 3

Huskies 3, Wesmen 0

It was a mixed weekend for the Huskies women’s volleyball team, as they posted one loss and one victory against the U of W Wesmen. The Huskies lost 3-2 in a close game on Jan. 27, but came back to win a 3-0 victory on Saturday. The Huskies will play the UBC Okanagan Heat next weekend, while Winnipeg has a bye week and will remain at home.

Emily Klatt / Sports & Health Editor

Photo: Josh Schaefer / / Supplied