The wind got the best of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Sept. 17 as the Manitoba Bisons handed them their first loss of the season.
The Huskies’ all-star defensive duo of Peter and Luke Thiel suffered a major blow Sept. 17 in the Huskies’ loss to the Manitoba Bisons. Luke broke his arm.
The University of Saskatchewan will take a positive step this fall in terms of celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights within sport. It will be the first school in Canada to take part in the international Athlete Ally campaign.
Friday night lights, marching bands, tailgating, fireworks and Huskies cheerleaders ”” they’re all part of the rich football tradition at the U of S. Sadly, however, one of these facets has been removed from Huskies football culture and will no longer be found at Griffiths Stadium.
It’s the Huskies cheerleading team.
Both U of S Huskies soccer teams had their ups and downs during last weekends opening season games, but in the end came out looking strong for the upcoming year.
Brothers Zach and Dylan Hart played for opposing teams during the Huskies v. Rams football game at Griffiths Stadium on Sept. 9. While the Huskies defeated the Rams, watching Dylan leave the game on a stretcher wasn’t what Zach wanted to see.
U of S President MacKinnon had three major initiatives when he took office 12 years ago ”” to reopen the College Building, to build more residences and to build a new hockey arena. The College building was reopened in 2005 and the first of two new residences just opened this summer, but campus has yet to start construction on a new rink.
Fortunately, an arena with two ice surfaces is part of the university’s College Quarter master plan and has become a top priority for the president’s office.
Elizabeth Hudon has done what most university students can’t do ”” receive a degree in four years.
Oh, and she did this all while balancing time on the soccer field with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies women’s team.