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
Wesmen men’s volleyball team swaps strategies this season
Bubble soccer ‘a cross between soccer and bumper cars’
Winnipeg dodgeball is taking a leap to the next level
New blood in the men’s Wesmen soccer ranks
The University of Winnipeg Wesmen women’s soccer team has a new outlook on competition in 2015.
There’s a boom happening in Winnipeg right now. It’s a local scene experiencing the type of renaissance that one rarely sees in action. There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of it, because it receives virtually no coverage from the local press.
Stephanie Kleysen works harder than you. As a five-year Wesmen veteran and captain of the women’s basketball team, Netflix black holes and other time-sucking, brain-numbing hobbies simply don’t exist on the young athlete’s watch.
The Winnipeg Jets are stuck at a crossroads.
There are a few things in life that transcend the divides of language, affluence, status and belief – a few rituals that connect groups of people on a level that words just don’t do justice. These collaborations creating unspoken bonds most often take the form of music, art, dance and sport. When our most ingrained patterns of social behavior become stripped away, what’s left?
It’s simple: nothing but play.
Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) Wesmen basketball player Given Isaac is a player to keep an eye on in the next few years.
I’ve never conducted an interview in just a bra before, but when I sat down with Tahea Mack and Elisha Ewonchuk – owners of Fantasy Pole Dancing – I felt anything but discomfort and awkwardness.
They finally did it.
Just as soon as the Wesmen women’s basketball team began a month-long break from regular season games, they were packing their bags and heading overseas.