On Sept. 14, 2018, the Winnipeg Wesmen women's team hosted the Fraser Valley Cascades.
University of Winnipeg (U of W) student group Inexperienced Sports League (ISL) is interested in bringing new and old sports and games to fun-loving students who don’t have time to join a sports team but are down to get some physical exercise.
Lower-level dodgeball teams in Manitoba are co-ed and require a minimum of two female players on the court at all times.
People might play sports for leisure and enjoyment, but should also take safety precautions, since they’re at risk of injuries.
The Wesmen women’s volleyball team might have more potential than their mid-season 1-5 record indicates.
Curling clubs are weathering social changes, but many community members continue to use them for recreation, including both the sport itself and the atmosphere.
On Sept. 12, Connor Lawrence and Shayne Pfeifer broke the Guinness World Record for the most behind-the-back flying disc catches in one minute. Their record was 34.
The University of Winnipeg’s Wesmen women’s soccer team hopes to become stronger and make the playoffs this year.
The University of Winnipeg’s (U of W) Andrea Bedard confirms that sitting is the new smoking, but luckily, the instructor barely has time to do so between teaching, raising a family and advocating for physical activity in the community.
Canada’s top dodgeball players will head to Winnipeg next year. In January, the city won the bid to host the third annual Canadian National Dodgeball Championship Tournament in April 2018, a move event director Mat Klachefsky calls a “huge win” for the local dodgeball community.
Bonspiel has been hurrying hard for 125 years
Breaking down student athletic and rec fees
Teams seeking to build relationships in the community
The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM) is helping ease the arrival of newcomer youth and children in Canada through sports.
1. Dodgeball Winnipeg
2. Ultimate Frisbee (Winnipeg Rec League)
1. James Reimer
2. Jonathan Toews
3. Honourable mentions: Desiree Scott, Mark Scheifele, Clara Hughes
“The Wesmen” has a long historical background and meaning, but over time, its meaning has changed in the context of sports. The name given to University of Winnipeg sports teams has morphed into the desired identity of those who engage and connect with it. But, at the core, what truly is a Wesmen?
U of W hosts Canada West Wrestling Championship for first time
Free intramurals offered to students at the RecPlex
Wesmen wrestling program gets more athletes and support