In their Sept. 2. game against the Albert Golden Bears, the U of S Huskies’ defence did not allow a single point against, and continued their nine year streak of never losing an opening game.
The Huskies men’s and women’s soccer coaches had an early look this past weekend at how their players might compete on the road. Rest assured, things are looking good for the coming season.
Michael Lieffers wishes Serbia had not made good on their second chance.
The Huskies men’s basketball forward represented Canada at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China this summer. Canada won silver after losing 68-55 to Serbia in the final ”” a team they had beaten in round robin play earlier in the tournament.
Andrew McWiggan has travelled a long way to play volleyball at the University of Saskatchewan, but he hopes to bring more than just skill.
The 19-year-old from Sale, Australia was diagnosed with type one diabetes when he was 16 and is now an ambassador for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He wants to show diabetic children around the world that they too can succeed in sports.
Jahlani Gilbert-Knorren and Trent Peterson have been fighting for the position of starting quarterback all summer and head coach Brian Towriss is still “not ready to say” who will start during the regular season.
University of Saskatchewan Huskies point guard Jamelle Barrett was the highest scoring varsity basketball player in Canada last year.
But he has football on his mind.
Jason Grieve knows how to rebuild a struggling athletic program. The 38-year-old was recently appointed interim head coach of the Huskies women’s volleyball team ”” a team that has finished the last four seasons with an average .153 win percentage.
Vancouver recently hosted 1,000 athletes and delegates for a big party, celebrating sports, culture and human rights in the LGBT community.