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Huskies women's basketball coach Lisa Thomaidis

Thomaidis touch

November 18, 2015

The accolades keep rolling in for Lisa Thomaidis, head coach of the women’s Huskies basketball team, currently ranked as the number one team in Canada.

Annie Monteith, left, earned a silver medal in wrestling at the national championships last year while also posting an 85 per cent average in her classes.

Huskies balance sports and studies

November 6, 2015

It can be a difficult task for any university student taking a full course load, with lectures, labs and lengthy study sessions preparing for that next exam.

Andrea Eccleston, equipment manager for the U of S Huskies football team

Friday night lights

November 6, 2015

Andrea Eccleston has seen a lot of changes with the Huskies football team over the past 16 years, including the field’s conversion from grass to turf, and the evolution of no fireworks to, well, plenty of fireworks.


Olympic medallist to speak at Huskies’ Raise a Paw

October 8, 2015

Four-time Canadian Olympic speedskating medallist Kristina Groves will be the guest speaker at this year’s Raise a Paw fundraiser in support of University of Saskatchewan Huskies women’s basketball.

Groves, a 38-year-old native of Ottawa, will headline the annual Huskies fundraising brunch on Nov. 22 at Saskatoon’s TCU Place, beginning at 10 am. This season’s Huskies women’s basketball team will also be introduced at the event.

During her career and since her retirement from competitive speedskating in 2011, Groves has been involved

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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.