Category Archives: Huskies

Local Players Getting A Look At Rider Camp:

The Saskatchewan Roughriders today announced the addition of four Saskatchewan products to the 2013 training camp roster.

Drew Burko played his freshman season at the University of Saskatchewan in 2013 after redshirting the previous year. The six-foot-three quarterback played five games for the Huskies completing 96 passes for 1257 yards and ten touchdowns.

Andre Lalonde spent last season in the Prairie Football Conference with the Saskatoon Hilltops. The runningback played eight games finishing the season with 104 carries for 741 yards to sit third among league rushers. He also added five touchdowns.

Brett Pisio also spent last season with the Hilltops. The defensive lineman totaled 16 defensive tackles, 11 special teams tackles, 1.5 quarterback sacks, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.

Mitch Thompson spent the 2013 season in the PFC with the Regina Thunder. Through eight regular season games the wide receiver totaled 569 yards on 40 receptions and added two touchdowns.

Dave’s Dis N’ Dat… And Why This Man May Head The Raiders Ship

Well here we go another week’s worth of thoughts… From my recommendation to the Prince Albert Raiders for a new head coach, to the “Saskatoon card” in professional sports, AND what to make of the possible WHL champions! I’ve thought about it all…

Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy your Friday!

Let’s start with hockey….

Huskies Inroduce Recruits:

University of Saskatchewan Huskie football head coach Brian Towriss announced 18 new faces to the squad for the 2013 season Thursday at the 13th Annual Dogs’ Breakfast.

This year’s recruiting class features some of the best high school and junior football players in the province and Western Canada.  These players are just some of the new athletes who will be in Huskies’ uniforms for the 2013 season.

Head Coach Brian Towriss joined myself and Les Lazaruk on CJWW-Saskatoon this morning. You can hear his thoughts here.|titles=Brian
  1. Brian Towriss – Dogs Breakfast —

Dogs Set To Hit the Ground Running

The University of Saskatchewan Huskies are set to open spring camp. Here are the details:


Ready to hit the turf of Griffiths Stadium in PotashCorp Park for spring camp, the University of Saskatchewan Huskie football team will get its first chance to test skills for the 2013 season.

Friday Night Lights For the Dogs in 2013

UofS Huskies logoCanada West Football and the University of Saskatchewan Huskies announced their 2013 football schedule this morning.

Three Dogs Headed East

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Canadian Interuniversity Sport announced Wednesday the rosters for the 11th annual East West Bowl, presented by Under Armour. The all-star showcase is set for Saturday, May 11, 2013 at TD Waterhouse Stadium on the campus of Western University in London, Ont.

Huskies Announce Top Dog Nominees

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Huskie Athletics is proud to announce the nominees for the Major 7 Awards to be handed out at the 2013 Huskie Salute on April 5 at TCU Place.

The Major 7 Awards are handed to those athletes who have had outstanding seasons for the green and white, as well as made big contributions on the field, in the classroom and in the community during their time with the Huskies. Huskie Athletics will also honour Canada West All-Stars and Major Award Winners, CIS All-Canadians and Major Award Winners and fifth year athletes, as well as hand out the Trainer of the Year award.

And the nominees are…

Howard Nixon Trophy – Male Rookie of the Year

Starting all but one match as a rookie in midfield…
Mitch Bauche, Soccer

Leading rookies in conference scoring…
Jimmy Bubnick, Hockey

Winning three conference medals…
Alex Fedyk, Track & Field 

Pat Lawson Trophy – Female Rookie of the Year

Canada West silver medalist…
Tye Buettner, Track & Field

Leading the Canada West in saves…
Cassidy Hendricks, Hockey

Averaging 16 minutes per game off the bench…
Desarae Hogberg, Basketball

Leading her team with eight goals to a first-ever playoff appearance…
Jenelle Zapski, Soccer

E. Kent Phillips Trophy – Male Athlete of the Year

Leading the Canada West in scoring….
Kyle Bortis, Hockey

Leading the Canada West in assists…
Chris Gilbert, Volleyball

Setting two school records, while leading the Canada West in receptions…
Kit Hillis, Football

Canada West MVP and leading scorer…
Stephon Lamar, Basketball

Starting all matches and scoring a conference second-best 15 points…
Brett Levis, Soccer

Mary Ethel Cartwright Trophy – Female Athlete of the Year

Capturing two Canada West medals…
Amanda Banks, Track & Field

Leading the Huskies in scoring and rebounds…
Dalyce Emmerson, Basketball

Winning her third straight CIS silver medal…
Koren Pitkethly, wrestling

Rusty McDonald Trophy – All-Round Male Athlete

A captain, all-academic and five-year HAC representative…
Jeff Grant, Volleyball

A Canada West champion track athlete, soccer player and master student…
Nick Clarke, Track & Field

A captain, All-Canadian and Huskie Athletics ambassador…
Bryce McCall, Football

Three-time All-Canadian, an All-Academic and HAC President…
Landon Squires, Wrestling

Valerie Girsberger Trophy – All-Round Female Athlete

A three-time All-Star, CIS Major Award winner and All-Academic…
Natasha Kramble, Wrestling

An all-star, leader for her team and All-Academic…
Morgan Sawatzky, Track & Field

Colb McEwon – Coach of the Year

This award’s winner will be announced at Salute

Doors open for Huskie Salute begins at 7 p.m. The program begins at 7:30 p.m. Guest are encouraged to show their Huskie Pride and include a splash of green in their outfit.

Tickets are available for teams through a HAC representative or by calling 306-966-1023. Ticket prices are $10.