Every Day Presents a New Opportunity to Improve for the UPEI Panthers

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI -- They weren't expected to achieve much success this season, but that only added fuel to the fire for the UPEI Panthers in 2018-19. At the holiday break, the Panthers sit at 3-4 on the year and find themselves in sixth place in the AUS standings. They opened the season with three straight wins,…

Introducing the First Annual CCR Canada Christmas ‘Advent Calendar’

SARNIA, Ontario -- Christmas is just around the corner, so it's time to get into the holiday spirit. An Advent calendar is a calendar that is used to count down the days of Advent in anticipation of Christmas. Many kids have calendars filled with pieces of chocolate in which they get from opening cardboard doors…

U Sports Men’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 19-25, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- The stars were out in Ontario this past week, while role players took the spotlight out West in what was an exciting week across the U Sports landscape. In the OUA, a new modern-day scoring record was set for the Laurier Golden Hawks in their overtime win over the visiting Nipssing Lakers. Second year…

U Sports Women’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 19-25, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- Several players introduced themselves as stars to their respective conferences and the rest of Canada over the past seven days. In Ontario, first-year guard Kaitlyn Overeem put together a pair of impressive performances to help guide the Waterloo Warriors to a pair of home wins. With nine first-year players on their roster, the Warriors…

U Sports Men’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 12-18, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- It was a statement week across the U Sports landscape. From coast to coast, teams and players alike made some impressive statements as they look to build momentum ahead of the Christmas break, which is just around the corner. Some of the top contenders faced some tough challenges, and some even took…

U Sports Women’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 12-18, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- What a week it was across the U Sports women's basketball landscape. In Ontario, the defending national champions saw their lengthy win streak come to an end. The Carleton Ravens dropped their first regular season game since their opener of the 2016-17 season, and it was their first loss since their semi-finals loss to…

New Look, New Faces for the New Brunswick Reds in 2018-19

FREDERICTON, N.B. -- Both on and off the court, the New Brunswick Reds will look vastly different in 2018-19. Off the court, the University of New Brunswick athletics department unveiled a new brand for the department, shedding the word 'varsity' from their nickname. Once known as the Varsity Reds, teams at the university will now be known…