University of Saskatchewan News


Brayden Twarynski models the new Huskies jersey for Friday night’s Support Our Troops Game. Photo: Daniel Herrick.

U of S Huskies to honour the troops Friday night

September 17, 2015

SASKATOON – For the sixth straight year, the University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team will pay tribute to the dedicated men and women who serve in the Canadian Armed Forces, with Friday’s annual ‘Support Our Troops’ game.

Members of the military will be honoured prior to the Canada West conference matchup between the Huskies and the University of Regina Rams, as the province’s two university football teams take to the field at Griffiths Stadium in PotashCorp Park. For organizers, it’s the

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Huskies women's basketball coach Lisa Thomaidis

Huskies kick off 2015-16 season

September 15, 2015

Just as the University of Saskatchewan has garnered national acclaim for groundbreaking research, the Huskies have also earned a reputation for success on the fields, courts, tracks, mats and ice.

Huskies women's basketball coach Lisa Thomaidis

Huskies coach leads national team to Olympic berth

August 17, 2015

University of Saskatchewan Huskies women’s basketball coach Lisa Thomaidis guided the Canadian senior women’s national team to a berth in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil with an 82-66 win over Cuba in the FIBA Americas final on Sunday night in Edmonton.

Jonathan Halvorson in action. Photo credit: the Halvorson family

Halvorson family connection to the Huskies continues

May 7, 2014

The University of Saskatchewan men’s basketball team has announced that Jonathan Halvorson will play with the squad for the 2014-15 season, making him the third member of the family to sport Huskie uniforms next year.

All-star defensive end Joel Seutter

All-star Huskies

November 7, 2013

Defensive end Joel Seutter is one of three Huskies named to the 2013 Canada West all-star football team. He is joined by safety Mark Ingram and defensive back Braxton Lawrence. Read more about the all-star team on the Huskies website.

U of S Huskies honour troops at home opener

August 22, 2013

SASKATOON – The Huskie football team will honour the Canadian Forces during its home opening game on August 30. Coach Brian Towriss and the entire team invite the public to join them for the game against the University of Regina Rams.
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Huskie Salute winners Koren Pitkethly, Kit Hillis, Jimmy Bubnick, Landon Squires and Cassidy Hendricks.

Saluting our Huskies

April 12, 2013

Koren Pitkethly and Kit Hillis were named Huskie Athletics’ female and male athletes of the year when the U of S sports organization paid tribute to its top competitors at its annual Huskies Salute April 5.