Athletics

26th Annual Duckworth Challenge Resumes December 3

The 26th Annual Duckworth Challenge picks up tomorrow night (Saturday, December 3rd). The basketball portion of the “challenge” takes place in the Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium  between the University of Winnipeg Wesmen and their cross-town rivals University of Manitoba Bisons. Women hit the court at 5:00 p.m. followed by the men’s action at 7:00 …Read more >

Wesmen Indigenous Night on Thursday, Nov 24

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen in conjunction with the University of Winnipeg’s Aboriginal Student Council and Pride Basketball are pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual University of Winnipeg Wesmen Indigenous Night will be taking place this Thursday (November 24th) when the Wesmen Basketball teams take on the Brandon University Bobcats. The event will help …Read more >

Wesmen Basketball Teams ready to roll

After a successful pre-season, the University of Winnipeg Wesmen Basketball teams are ready and eager to start the 2016-2017 Canada West regular season! Get the details here.

Memories wanted! Wesmen Classic Turning the Big “50”

The “Winnipeg Holiday Tradition”, known as the Wesmen Classic, is turning the Big 50 this coming December. The annual tournament that features some of the best CIS and High School basketball in the country has a special place in the hearts of so many loyal basketball fans. To help mark the occasion, The University of …Read more >

Wes Lee Coyote needs extreme makeover!

 Crowdfunding site launched to rejuvenate hardworking Wesmen mascot   WINNIPEG, MB – Being a university mascot for a big-time sports operation like the Wesmen Athletics program is a demanding job.  From Wesmen Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Wrestling and Baseball, Wes Lee Coyote attends more than 50 games and events each year, dancing up a storm and …Read more >

Wesmen on the road to Rio

The University of Winnipeg offers sincere congratulations to two members of the Wesmen Men’s Volleyball family who are heading to the Rio Olympics in August. Former player Justin Duff and current Wesmen Men’s Volleyball Head Coach Larry McKay are members of the Canadian National Men’s Volleyball team that qualified for the upcoming Summer Olympics in …Read more >

Wesmen Join “True Sports Live Here Manitoba”

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen is proud to announce they are one of seven local organizations that have joined together to launch “True Sports Lives Here Manitoba.” True Sport is dedicated to creating a good sport experience, based on the values of fairness, excellence, inclusion and fun.  True Sport Lives Here Manitoba is a response to the …Read more >

Noonan, Higgins Named Wesmen Athletes Of The Year

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen is pleased to announce that Women’s Basketball playerMegan Noonan and Men’s Wrestler Finn Higgins have been chosen as the 2015-2016 University of Winnipeg Wesmen Male and Female Athletes of the Year. The announcement was made this evening at the annual Wesmen Athletic Awards Banquet held at the Radisson Hotel. Read more.

Congratulations Keneca, CIS top basketball player

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates alumna Keneca Pingue-Giles, CIS basketball player of the year. Read the Winnipeg Sun story here. In 2011, she received the prestigious Harry Jerome Award which honours excellence in African-Canadian achievement. Keneca Pingue-Giles got involved in sports through a Winnipeg Boys & Girls Club after-school program. She soon caught the …Read more >

Wesmen wrestlers national champions

  The Winnipeg Wesmen Men’s Wrestling team won three medals and three individual awards at the CIS Wrestling Championships this past weekend (Feb 27, 28) at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. Gold Medal winners and National Champions are Finn Higgins (100 kg) and Aleksandr Sofronov (76 kg). Kyle Nguyen captured the bronze medal in …Read more >