Month: June 2012

BRANDON, MB –– The dream of two Melita women has come true. Earlier this month, the Serruys sisters — Darci and Danielle —both graduated with education degrees from Brandon University (BU).

BRANDON, MB — With Toronto shimmering on his horizon, new Brandon University alumnus Chris Bentley is content to close the current chapter of his life. After four years of studying at his hometown university, the 24 year old has graduated with honours.

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon University Bobcats men’s basketball team will be taking their love of the game of basketball on the road this summer. The ‘Cats will be hosting the first “Hoops for Hope” basketball camp in Swan River, Manitoba on Sunday, August 26.
The one day camp is open to all boys and girls, from Grades 4 through 12 and will be held from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm at the SVRSS gym in Swan River.

BRANDON, MB – Just a few short weeks after losing import sensation Ben Glue, the Bobcats men’s volleyball coaching staff has found a new recruit in the same place they found Glue.
Roy Ching of Nelson, New Zealand has committed to the Bobcats starting in the 2012-13 season.

BRANDON, MB – One week after stepping aside as men’s volleyball coach, Russ Paddock is still putting his touch on next year’s line-up.
Part of Paddock’s responsibility is to put together the roster for the 2012-13 season, and Paddock is doing exactly that in adding 6-foot-3 left-side Scott Vercaigne of Winnipeg.
Vercaigne will be graduating from Collège Jeanne-Sauvé at the end of June where he has been an out-side hitter with the senior boys varsity volleyball team for four years.

BRANDON, MB – After seven seasons as an assistant coach with the Brandon University Bobcats men’s volleyball team, Grant Wilson is set to take over the reins as head coach on a one-year term.
Wilson has been an assistant to Russ Paddock since the program was added to BU’s athletic program in 2005, however this is the first dramatic change to the coaching structure since the team’s inception.

BRANDON, MB — More than 200 people were attendance at the annual Brandon University Graduation Powwow on May 31. Designed to honour graduating aboriginal students, the event assembled dancers, singers and drummers.
The graduating students — Tia Nienhuysen (B.A.