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Bison Men's & Women's Hockey returns with a vengence to 101.5 UMFM!

Bison Sports, in conjunction with Campus Radio 101.5 UMFM, are once again pleased to announce the return of Bison Hockey to the radio airwaves for the upcoming 2016/17 season. UMFM is the exclusive location to listen to all of the hard hitting action for the both the Bisons Men's and Women's Hockey teamsduring the upcoming year.

This will be the 9th consecutive season for Bison Hockey on 101.5 FM, and this year our partnership once again includes four regular season home hockey games for both the men's & women's teams, as well as playoff games to be determined. Be sure to tune into the Bison Sports Show, hosted by Bison Sports Information Director Chris Zuk, airing every Friday at 11AM during the CIS season, to get the full lowdown on everything related to Bison Athletics.

2016/17 BISON HOCKEY SCHEDULE - FM BROADCASTS

DateSponsorTimeVisitorHomeResults
 October 28
-
7 PM UBC Thunderbirds
Bisons (M)
2 - 3
November 19
 -
1 PM
Alberta Pandas
Bisons (W)
0 - 1
November 25
 -
7 PM
Saskatchewan Huskies
Bisons (M)
2 - 1 (OT)
December 3
 - 1 PM
Mount Royal Cougars
Bisons (W)
3 - 5
January 14
 -
1 PM
UBC Thunderbirds
Bisons (W)
3 - 4
January 27
 - 7 PM
Calgary Dinos
Bisons (M)
4 - 3
February 4
 - 4 PM
Saskatchewan Huskies

Bisons (W)

3 - 1
February 10 - 7 PM Alberta Golden Bears
Bisons (M) -

Hockey Broadcast Crew

WOMEN'S GAMES

TJ Phillips is entering his first season behind the mic for Bisons' Women's Hockey on UMFM. Prior to joining the sports broadcast collective at UMFM, TJ was a member of the CFRC 101.9FM sports team in Kingston, providing the play-by-play for Queen's Gaels Men's and Women's Hockey for two seasons, calling two Harris-Carr Cups and a slate of OUA.ca webcasts. In addition to hockey, TJ also was a member of Queen's Gaels football broadcasts as the colour commentator and in-game host for 3 seasons, including the 2013 Yates Cup OUA Championship. Catch, TJ as the new host of "At the Edge of Canada" Monday mornings on UMFM at 11:00am and "The Hockey Show" on Thursday afternoons at 5:30pm. Follow TJ on Twitter @tphillers

Trevor Alexander is known for his knowledge of hockey and his dedication to the sport, Trevor "Teebz" Alexander returns to UMFM play-by-play broadcasts this season as the color commentator. Trevor has called games for Bisons women's hockey over the last two seasons, and will bring his insights to the broadcasts on every play as the Bisons vie for a Canada West Championship this season! Follow Trevor on Twitter @TeebzHBIC

MEN'S GAMES

Rob Mahon has been calling Bison men's and women's hockey games since 2014. He has also done freelance work for 880 CKLQ and has had his work used in the intermission of Brandon Wheat Kings' games. When he's not doing his best Gord Miller impersonation and driving the other inhabitants of the Wayne Fleming Arena press box crazy, Rob is a Winnipeg Jets beat writer for The Hockey Writers. He was also the director of Daily Fantasy Sports-NHL for fantasyteamadvice.com during the 2015-16 season. Follow Rob on twitter @RobMahon19

Nolan Kowal is a second-year Creative Communications student at Red River College who is majoring in journalism. This is his second year working on Bisons hockey broadcasts. In addition, he also works as a news anchor/reporter for 680 CJOB, and as a producer for Winnipeg Goldeyes radio broadcasts. He is pursuing a career in sports broadcasting. Follow Nolan on twitter @NolanKowal

Chris Zuk has been with Bison Sports as Sports Information Officer since 2004 season. He received the Dallis Beck Memorial Good Guy Award in 2007, presented for exceptional service and guidance to the provincial sports media by the Manitoba Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. He was part of the Team Canada Communications staff for the 2011 Summer Universiade (World University Games) in Shenzhen, China. Zuk has been host of UMFM’s "This Week in Bison Sports" as a weekly show dealing with Bison Sports during the season over the last four years (’08-present) and doing play-by-play for both Bison men’s and women’s hockey games over the last four seasons (’09-present).

2016/17 BISON HOCKEY SCHEDULE - SECOND STREAM GAMES

DateSponsorTimeVisitorHomeResults
October 14
-
7 PM Mount Royal Cougars
Bisons (M)
3 - 1
October 15
 -
1 PM
Mount Royal Cougars
Bisons (M)
5 - 1
October 20
-
7 PM Regina Cougars
Bisons (W)
1 - 5
October 21
 -
7 PM
Regina Cougars Bisons (W)
 1 - 7
October 29
 -
7:30 PM
UBC Thunderbirds
Bisons (M)
3 - 2
November 4  -
7 PM
Calgary Dinos Bisons (W)
0 - 1
November 5  -
1 PM
Calgary Dinos Bisons (W)
0 - 5
November 11
 - 7 PM
Lethbridge Pronghorns
Bisons (M)
2 - 4
November 12
 -
1 PM
Lethbridge Pronghorns
Bisons (M)
6 - 4
November 18  -
7 PM
Alberta Pandas
Bisons (W)
4 - 3
November 26
 - 7 PM
Saskatchewan Huskies
Bisons (M)
2 - 5
December 2
 -
7 PM
Mount Royal Cougars Bisons (W)
0 - 4
January 6
 - 7 PM
Regina Cougars

Bisons (M)

0 - 3
January 7
- 1 PM Regina Cougars
Bisons (M) 4 - 5
January 20
 -
7 PM
Lethbridge Pronghorns Bisons (W)
1 - 5
January 21
 -
1 PM
Lethbridge Pronghorns Bisons (W)
0 - 5
January 28   1 PM Calgary Dinos Bisons (M) 7 - 6
February 3
 -
7 PM
Saskatchewan Huskies Bisons (W)
-
February 11   7 PM Alberta Golden Bears Bisons (M)  

NEW THIS SEASON, UMFM will be airing ALL Men's Hockey home games on our second stream. The pre-game show starts 30 minutes before the puck drops and you can catch all the action RIGHT HERE.

 

Bison Football Broadcasts Return for their 17th Season

Bison Sports, in conjunction with 101.5 UMFM, is pleased to announce the return of Bison Football to the radio airwaves for the 2016 season. Once again, UMFM will only be carrying all of the home football action for Bison Football during the upcoming year.

This will be the 17th consecutive season for Bison Football on 101.5 FM. For the upcoming campaign,we have a change in the radio broadcast team! TSN radio personality Darrin Bauming is back for his second year behind the mic and will handle play-by-play once again this season, teaming up with former Bison Matt Rollason, who will be performing colour commentary for the tenth consecutive season.
 
“We are once again excited again to see the popular return of Bison Football to the UMFM airwaves for a record 17th consecutive season,” said Jared McKetiak, UMFM Station Manager. “UMFM continues to be a proud and loyal supporter of Bison Sports and especially Bison Football and happy to provide another exciting season to all listeners locally and online.”

There is a 30 minute pre-game show for all broadcasts. Once again, we'll also be offering up podcasts of each game broadcast, just in case you missed it!  If you have any questions or comments concerning any of the Bison broadcasts, please email us at gobisons@umfm.com.

2016 BISON FOOTBALL SCHEDULE (all times CST)

DateSponsorTimeVisitorHomeResults
Saturday, August 26th  (pre-season)
UMSU 1:00pm Manitoba UBC 50 - 7
Thursday, September 1st UMSU
7:00pm
 Calgary Manitoba  23 - 14
Thursday, September 8th UMSU 7:00pm
Manitoba  Regina 38 - 41
Friday, September 16th UMSU 7:00pm
Alberta
 Manitoba 12 - 42
Saturday, September 24th UMSU 1:00pm
Saskatchewan
Manitoba 17 - 38
Friday, September 30th UMSU 8:00pm
Manitoba UBC 50 - 53
Saturday, October 8th BYE BYE BYE BYE BYE
Friday, October 14th  UMSU 8:00pm Manitoba Calgary 6 - 63
Saturday, October 22nd UMSU 7:00pm
Manitoba Alberta 67 - 59
Saturday, October 29th UMSU 8:00pm
Regina
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Football Broadcast Crew

DARRIN BAUMING, now in his second year with our team, is no stranger to listeners of Winnipeg sports radio. He is an anchor and reporter for TSN Radio 1290 in Winnipeg, delivering game day coverage for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and  also provides play-by-play commentary for the station’s University of Winnipeg Wesmen basketball games.

Follow Darrin on twitter @DarrinBauming

A former team captain, MATT ROLLASON played football with the Bisons from 1997-2001, with his last Bisons game at the Skydome in Toronto for the Vanier Cup. He is currently employed by the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service.