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Spring at CMU 2023: The Early Edition (video)

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 @ 9:00 AM

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Blazers volleyball coach inducted into the North American Indigenous Athletes Hall of Fame

Thursday, February 23, 2023 @ 3:54 PM

Jayme Menzies, head coach of Canadian Mennonite University's (CMU) Women's Volleyball team, has been inducted into the North American Indigenous Athletes Hall of Fame.

Menzies is a decorated and celebrated individual within Manitoba sports. She is recognized for her achievements as both athlete and coach, as well as her outstanding leadership both on and off the court.

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CMU Blazers win fifth consecutive MCAC women's basketball title

Monday, February 13, 2023 @ 10:12 AM

Perfect again. The #1 seed Canadian Mennonite University Blazers completed another undefeated season finishing with a fifth consecutive Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) Women's Basketball Championship title in front of a packed Loewen Athletic Centre in Winnipeg.

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Blazers celebrate local championship, prepare for a historic trip to volleyball nationals

Thursday, March 10, 2022 @ 10:05 AM

March 6, 2022 marked a momentous day for Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) Blazers Athletics. The Blazers men's volleyball team became the first-ever representative of the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference (MCAC) at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Volleyball National Championship.

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CMU announces new Director of Athletics

Thursday, January 20, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

Cara Isaak has been appointed to Director of Athletics at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU). Isaak will work across all athletics programs and help develop and bolster the already robust athletics programming at CMU.

Isaak has spent the past seven years as a coach of CMUs women's soccer team, and, in 2018, her experience helped lead the Blazers to their first MCAC Women's Soccer Championship since 2009.

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Deaf first-year student finds place at CMU, both on the court and in class

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 @ 1:58 PM

Adaptability might be Annika Goodbrandson's greatest strength. As a multi-sport athlete, Goodbrandson understands the importance of versatility and flexibility. Goodbrandson is lacing up for Canadian Mennonite University's (CMU) Blazers women's basketball team this year, and her greatest strength will be to the test.

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A heritage moment for CMU athlete

Friday, July 2, 2021 @ 1:00 PM

We all know the saying "when one door closes, another one opens," but for many people the COVID-19 pandemic has closed a lot more doors than it has opened. That's not the case for CMU men's basketball guard Binh Nguyen, who now finds himself playing professional basketball in the VBA in his native country of Vietnam.

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Opportunity overseas proves to be a win-Nguyen for CMU shooting guard

Thursday, November 19, 2020 @ 4:19 PM

After moving to Canada with his family from Vietnam at the age of nine, Binh Nguyen has always had ambitious hoop dreams. One of his goals is to finish his five years of university basketball eligibility with an undergraduate degree. However, today the six-foot guard has even bigger dreams that bring him back to Asia. An opportunity awaits for Nguyen to start a professional basketball career in his native Vietnam, as well as the chance to the country on the national men's basketball team.

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Music everyone can dance to: How defenseman Gode Katembo is using his business savvy and soccer prowess to raise up a community

Thursday, August 13, 2020 @ 9:37 AM

"Soccer has a language we all understand, a music that everyone will dance to."

Gode Katembo, 23, is a fourth-year business student and leading defensemen for the CMU Men's Soccer Team. Playing for the Blazers, his job is to keep his eyes up, plan ahead, and protect his team's goal. Playing for his other home team, Manitoba's pan-African community, his approach has been similar: last summer, Katembo founded the Manitoba chapter of the African Cup of Nations (MACN), a recreational soccer league bringing diverse African communities together through sport and solidarity.

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CMU Blazers Kroeker, Klassen, Hofer earn CCAA Academic All-Canadian honours

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 @ 5:10 PM

It has been almost a year since the Canadian Mennonite University Blazers and the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Conference were welcomed into the CCAA and on Tuesday, Tiegan Kroeker, Jana Klassen, and Carter Hofer became the first CMU student-athletes to be officially recognized by the national conference with a major award.

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