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Humber Hawks Re-frame Focus, Look to Regain Championship Form in 2020-21

ETOBICOKE, Ont. -- If you’re reading this, it’s not too late. While we’re still looking back on an incredible 2019-20 season, one that had no shortage of excitement across both U Sports and the CCAA, it’s also the perfect time to look ahead. The 2020-21 season is going to be one for the history books.…

Lakehead Thunderwolves Ready to Pick Up Where They Left Off in 2020-21

THUNDER BAY, Ont. -- If you’re reading this, it’s not too late. While we’re still looking back on an incredible 2019-20 season, one that had no shortage of excitement across both U Sports and the CCAA, it’s also the perfect time to look ahead. One way or another, the 2020-21 season is going to be…

Five Basketball Players Among 20 Participants for 16th Season of Female Apprentice Coach Program

SARNIA, Ont. -- The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) is proud to announce its participants for the 16th season of the Female Apprentice Coach Program (FACP). The FACP is designed to identify and support female graduating student-athletes who demonstrate the desire and skills for coaching by providing them opportunities to share in the coaching experience in…

StFX Women’s Basketball Head Coach Lee Anna Osei Creates Platform for People of Colour in Canadian Sports Community

ANTIGONISH, NS -- StFX X-Women basketball head coach Lee Anna Osei hasn’t let the pandemic slow her down. In fact, she established and founded the Black Canadian Coaches Association (BCCA), a newly formed not-for-profit organization committed to providing a platform for Black Canadians in sport. “I wanted some way of filling the voids for People…

Serresse, Golden Hawks Add Five to 2020-21 Recruiting Class

WATERLOO, Ont. -- The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball program is coming off their second straight OUA Semifinal appearance and hope the five new additions to the 2020-21 roster can help them take the next step. Golden Hawks head coach Justin Serresse is entering his fifth season as Laurier’s bench boss and is looking…

Four Quarters Media to Introduce Courtside Seats Program for Students Across Canada

SARNIA, Ont. -- We'll get right to the point. We're looking to expand our team at Four Quarters Media. As we enter a 2020-21 season that's still in the air with the uncertainty surrounding the global COVID-19 pandemic, things are going to look a little bit different. While things are constantly in a state of flux…

Nipissing Lakers Add Algoma Transfer Nick Gehlen

NORTH BAY, Ont. -- The Nipissing Lakers men's basketball team has received a big boost when it comes to the team's offensive potential for the 2020-21 season. Head Coach Thomas Cory and the Lakers are proud and excited to announce the addition of small forward Nick Gehlen, a transfer who is making his way to…

St. Clair Saints Add Transfer Guard Tyvell Peters to 2020-21 Roster

WINDSOR, Ont. -- The St. Clair Saints are hoping that history doesn't repeat itself. In 2019-20, the Saints ended a lengthy playoff drought when they secured their spot at the 2020 OCAA Men's Basketball Championship, hosted by the Lambton College Lions. Prior to that, the Saints went 13 years without a trip to the tournament. While they…

Laurier Golden Hawks Add Four to 2020-21 Roster

WATERLOO, Ont. -- Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball head coach Paul Falco has added four student-athletes to his roster, finalizing his recruiting class for the upcoming season. Joining the Golden Hawks for 2020-21 are guard Dylan Mazzuchin of Sudbury, Ont., wing Maddy White of Bolton, Ont., guard Miranda Campbell of Etobicoke, Ont., and guard Cassidy…

First Annual SpeakHER Series to Spotlight Women’s Basketball in Canada

CANADA -- From the grassroots level to the International stage, Women's Basketball is on the rise in Canada. At the university and college levels, the growth is especially true. Each and every season, the level of parity in all leagues continues to grow. The talent level is always changing for the better, and more and…