Month: March 2011

BRANDON, MB – The coaching staff of the Brandon Bobcats women’s volleyball team has gone west to find their latest recruit. The ‘Cats have signed Brianna Walsh to a letter of intent to play in Brandon next year.

BRANDON, MB – Local basketball players will soon have the opportunity to hit the floor and play both with and against the Brandon Bobcats. The annual Bobcats Spring Basketball League will begin again in an expanded format this May.
The Brandon Bobcats basketball teams are adding a men’s component to the traditional Ladies Spring League.

BRANDON, MB – One week after announcing the first recruit for next season, Bobcats men‟s volleyball head coach Russ Paddock is pleased to announce another.
David Stasica of Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute in Winnipeg has signed a letter of intent to play for the Bobcats in 2011-2012.

BRANDON, MB — The latest book by two of Brandon University’s own — Reinhold Kramer and Tom Mitchell — has been nominated for the 2011 John W. Dafoe Prize. Their collaborative work entitled When the State Trembled: How A. J. Andrews and The Citizens’ Committee Broke The Winnipeg General Strike is one of the five books selected for the shortlist.

BRANDON, MB — Brandon University’s Canada Research Chair in English and Creative Writing, Professor Di Brandt’s new poetry collection, Walking to Mojacar, with French and Spanish translations by Charles Leblanc and Ari Belathar (Turnstone 2010) has been shortlisted for both the McNally Robinson Manitoba Best Book of the Year Award and the Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher. The awards will be announced at a ceremony in Winnipeg on April 17.
Professor Brandt is the author of six poetry collections, including questions i asked my mother (1987), Agnes in the sky (1990), Jerusalem, beloved (1990), and Now You Care (2003).

BRANDON, MB – It’s been just a little over two weeks since the Bobcats men’s volleyball team won a silver medal at the CIS national championship tournament in Langley, BC, but that has not stopped head coach Russ Paddock from looking down the road at next season.
Paddock has signed his first recruit for the upcoming 2010-2011 season, but he did not have to look very far.
At a special signing ceremony Paddock announced local product D.J.