Rookie forward Kylie Lesuk scored twice to power the University of Manitoba Bisons to a 5-2 triumph over the Calgary Dinos in Canada West Universities Athletic Association women’s hockey action at Wayne Fleming Arena Saturday afternoon.
Ashley Keller, Lauren Warkentin and Jessica Haner also scored for the Bisons, who swept the two-game regular-season opening series after posting a 6-4 win Friday night.
Holly Reuther and Bridget Rezansoff replied with goals for the Dinos.
Erin Fargey made 29 stops in the Manitoba net while the Calgary goaltending duo Gabrielle Durante and Ella Howard combined for 15 saves.
Cole Sabourin kicked an 11-yard field goal and running back Breydon Stubbs added a five-yard touchdown run in the final four minutes to rally the University of Manitoba Bisons to a stunning 28-20 victory over the No. 4 Calgary Dinos in Canada West football action at IG Field Saturday afternoon.
Earlier in the fourth quarter, Macho Bockru and Kai Madsen added TD catches of 14 and six yards, respectively, as the No. 6-ranked hosts fought back from a 17-2 halftime deficit.
The win improved Manitoba's record to 3-0 for the first time in program history since the Bisons won the Vanier Cup national championship in 2007.
Manitoba reported 92 new COVID-19 infections and four new pandemic deaths on Friday.
New cases were detected in all health regions, including 17 cases in Winnipeg, 30 in Southern Health, 13 in Interlake-Eastern, 17 in the Northern Health region, and 15 in Prairie Mountain Health, according to the province’s pandemic dashboard.
Fifty-eight of the new cases were in people who were not fully vaccinated, 28 were in vaccinated individuals, and six were in partially vaccinated people.
Manitoba’s pandemic death toll was 1,230. No details were provided about the four additional deaths reported Friday.
The five-day test positivity rate provincewide was 3.2 per cent and 3,163 tests were performed on Thursday.
A total of 92 patients were being treated for COVID-19 in hospital, including 16 in intensive care.
Across Manitoba, 963 cases were considered infectious, including 603 which were identified as a variant of concern.
As of Friday, 86.1 per cent of eligible Manitobans had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 82.4 per cent were fully vaccinated.
Volleyball Manitoba is inducting five individuals and one team into the Volleyball Manitoba Hall of Fame.
Dustin Schneider, Lisa Barclay, and Tabi Love are entering the athlete category. Kevin Neufeld and Rick Scott are being inducted as builders. The final inductee of the 2021 Class in the Team category is the 1992-1997 Goose Lake Raiders Boys Varsity Volleyball teams.
Volleyball Manitoba will be hosting a stand-alone induction ceremony in Brandon on Nov. 27 at the Victoria Inn & Suites.