The Huskies men’s soccer team lost a crucial game this past weekend in Calgary, meanwhile, the Huskies women’s soccer team fared slightly better with a tie game.
The Huskies men’s hockey team scored 10 goals in two games to down the Regina Cougars twice this past weekend.
The home-and-home series saw the Dogs win 5-2 in Regina on Oct. 14 and 5-4 the next night in Saskatoon.
The Huskies women’s hockey team burst into the 2011-12 season Oct. 14 with a 7-1 victory at home over the Regina Cougars.
The Huskies, whose scorers were out in full force, saw several players’ names penned onto the score sheet.
The fireworks in Griffiths Stadium provided more of a spark than the University of Saskatchewan Huskies offence Oct. 14 in the Dogs 20-8 loss to the University of Calgary Dinos.
“I think we dropped five or six passes. We didn’t run hard, we didn’t block anybody, and it was pretty much a total offensive collapse,” said Huskies coach Brian Towriss.
Years after receiving funding from KidSport, Rylund Hunter is giving back to the charity.
The fourth-year Huskies linebacker is the president of the Huskie Athletics Council and has spearheaded a fundraising effort to raise money for KidSport Saskatoon.
Rory Kohlert is hoping the third time’s a charm when he tries to crack a CFL roster once again next season.
The 6-1, 203-pound receiver for the University of Saskatchewan Huskies signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL this past March but was released in July prior to the 2011 season start. The year before that, he fractured his fibula at a CFL evaluation camp.
Despite the idea of private ownership constantly surrounding the University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team, Huskie Athletics says it is something that has never seriously been considered.
David Dube of the team’s top supporters and his donations, valuing over $1 million, have made Huskies’ home games the most electrifying in the team’s history and help draw in record crowds. These donations include the new stands at Griffiths Stadium, the equipment in the weight room of the team’s new clubhouse and the fireworks at every home game.
The Huskies are hoping that their luck on home turf continues Oct. 14 when they line up against the league-leading Calgary Dinos for their final home game of the season.
Saskatchewan has yet to lose inside Griffiths Stadium this year, but they will be greatly tested by the undefeated Dinos — earlier this year, the Dinos beat the Dogs 38-24 in Calgary.