Friday, September 19, 7:00 p.m. Griffiths Stadium Broadcasts available: Radio – www.ck750.com (pregame show at 6:30 p.m.) Records coming in: Huskies: 2-0, second in Canada West, won 42-41 in overtime over Alberta last week; Calgary 2-0, first in Canada West, won 59-11 over UBC last week. Head to head history: Saskatchewan has eight regular season wins to Calgary’s six since 2004. Calgary has won the last five games, dating back to the 2011 season. What’s on the line: There’s more on the line for the Dinos than the Huskies. For the Dinos, anything less than a repeat performance of their first two dominant games would be a disappointment. For the | Full Article
The Huskies escaped with a week two win in the narrowest of fashions, coming back in the last two minutes from an eight point deficit and knocking down a questionable two-point convert attempt by the Alberta Golden Bears in overtime. While the Huskies battled a tough and much-improved Bears team all afternoon, they also battled themselves in all three phases of the game. This was certainly not the result one expected after last week’s 71-3 blowout of the Bears by the Dinos and the 44-24 one-sided victory by the Huskies over the Bisons. The Huskies had a difficult game from the start, with Jeremy Long finally getting into the endzone | Full Article
In episode 2 we sit down with BT, preview the Huskies’ week 2 match-up with Alberta and receiver Brydon Ozmun is this week’s player profile!
Saturday, September 13, 5:00 p.m. Foote Field, Edmonton, Alberta Broadcast available at www.ck750.com (pregame show at 6:30 p.m.). Records coming in: Huskies: 1-0, second in Canada West (won 44-24 over Manitoba last week); Alberta: 0-1, sixth in Canada West (lost 71-3 to Calgary last week). Head to head history: The Huskies have a narrow 13-3 record over the Bears in the last decade. The Huskies have a 2-1 advantage What’s on the line: The Huskies want to continue to make statements in the Canada West in the lead up to the week three clash against the Dinos at Griffiths Stadium. They are still figuring a few things out, but they | Full Article
The University of Saskatchewan Huskies kicked off the 2014 season with a bang, shutting out the Manitoba Bisons in the second half on their way to a 44-24 victory over the sixth-ranked team in the country. This victory was a statement, not only of the Huskies’ explosiveness on offence but also how physical and nasty their defence is. It was also a testament to the Huskies’ new-found resilience and ability to adjust during the game, as a tight, closely contested first half turned into a one-sided second half. Drew Burko had a good first game, throwing for four touchdowns and 233 yards. His one interception in the second quarter led | Full Article
Friday, September 5, 7:00 p.m. Griffiths Stadium Broadcast available at www.ck750.com (pregame show at 6:30 p.m.). Records in 2013: Huskies: 5-3, third in Canada West; Manitoba: 5-3, second in Canada West. Saskatchewan lost 37-36 to the Bisons in the Canada West Semi-Final. Head to head history: The Huskies have a narrow 7-6 advantage over the Bisons since 2004. The teams are tied with a 1-1 record against each other in the playoffs in the past deacade. What’s on the line: An early lead in the Canada West standings. These teams may be battling for a home playoff date at the end of the season, so a win by a large | Full Article
It’s not often that a position that loses ¾ of its starters may be even better than last season. When it comes to the Huskies’ defensive line, there will be little or no drop-off from last season, even with the loss of three fifth-year veterans, including all-Canadian Joel Seutter. Returning tackles Clayton Sarich and Timi Agbaje, both junior veterans, form arguably the best interior of any defensive line in the Canada West, while Brayden Twarynski is ready to take on a full-time roll off the edge. Like the Huskie receiving unit, the new recruits will keep the defensive line at or above the level they played at in 2013. Off | Full Article
The Huskies wrapped up training camp with the Green and White Game. The offence, dressed in green, had early success, while the defence tightened up and gave the offence problems as the scrimmage wore on. On a picture-perfect day in front of around 500 fans, the Huskies showed what is waiting for their Canada West opposition this season. Jarvis James continued his excellent training camp, scoring the first touchdown of the afternoon on a short yardage play from the one. Quarterback Drew Burko played three series, ending the last with a touchdown strike to Kieran Johnston, who took the ball in in spite of getting hit at the goal line | Full Article