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Canadian Content - Weekend Roundup

There were some technical issues today that we have now fixed so again ... we have Kalisha Keane, a video of the Canadians at Huntington Prep, the Edmonton Energy are back for 2011, PBL news, CIS, CCAA, high school news and more in the Valentine's edition of the Canadian Content Weekend Roundup ...


First we start off with some pro news from the PBL ... - Mill Rats look to rebound from last tilt with Halifax | RANDY O'DONNELL - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada - Mill Rats grind out key victory | Randy o'Donnell - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Rainmen fall to Mill Rats - Sports -

Metro - Dollard’s pro dream is alive

Journée de basket pour des policiers, des joueurs des Kebs et des jeunes - Basketball - Sports - Québec Hebdo

UPDATE:  Metro - New low for Rainmen


And a big announcement that had the Edmonton Energy coming back to play in the IBL ...

Unfinished business for Energy | Basketball | Sports | Edmonton Sun

Energy hope to woo fans back | Basketball | Sports | Edmonton Sun

Re-energized Malish rarin' to go

International Basketball League returns to Edmonton


And now for a couple of great NCAA stories ...

2011 Senior Spotlight: Kalisha Keane - MICHIGAN STATE OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE

How Nova Scotia native Bryson Johnson ended up playing for Bucknell -- not hockey, basketball |


And now for some high school stuff ...

First a big shout to our boy Nolan Shulman at Flagrant Fouls for this clip ... VIDEO: Findlay Prep "The Season" – Episode #21 | Flagrant Fouls

And this one as well ... VIDEO: Big Three @ Huntington Prep | Flagrant Fouls

Redmen like being team to beat 

YorkRegion Article: Bold move pays off for Denison Huskies

Redmen guard relishes challenge - St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Region, Sun Media - Ontario, CA

Lerach has great drive 

UPDATE:  Loyola repeats at Catholic Classic - St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Region, Sun Media - Ontario, CA 

UPDATE:  Saints surpass school mark




And now for some CIS news ...

As always, check out our colleague Mark Wacyk at for all the game summaries from this past weekend that was ...

Sports community bids a fond adieu to University of Alberta’s Main Gym

And check out our colleagues at The CIS Blog who take a look at what they think could be the potential Final 8 teams for this season's CIS crown.  I was asked to give an opinion on the matter for this first round of predictions and a big thanks to the guys for even thinking of me.  For all you wondering, for me it was a toss up between UBC and Carleton for number overall and I bucked the trend ... The CIS Blog: Bracketology: Four weeks to go

Strong second half wasn't enough

Canadian Hoopster Greg Stewart Well-Armed for Success -- NCAABB FanHouse

NiagaraThisWeek Article: Badgers Bulletin: Gorges lifts Brock to victory

Playoffs still up for grabs 

Mustangs near playoff berth with win over Warriors | The Gazette - Thunderbirds clip Pack

Vallee poised to reach 60th win 

Marauder Sports Blog " Blog Archive " Women’s Basketball: McMaster 51, Guelph 56 - Sports - Gryphon hoops women grab playoff berth

Win over Warriors eases path to finals | Western Mustangs | Sports | London Free Press

Cap women slam dunk their home season 

And here is a great story about the amazing Lakehead University men's basketball team.

UPDATE:  Women's b-ball Huskies on all-time high, finish first

UPDATE:  UPEI still looking for playoff berth in men’s basketball - Sports - The Guardian

UPDATE: - Hoop V-Reds hanging tough | BY BILL HUNT - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

UPDATE: - No worries of sibling rivalry in V-Reds' backcourt | BY BILL HUNT - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada 


Now for some CCAA stories ...

BramptonGuardian Article: Sheridan and Humber split doubleheader

Saints tighten grip on playoff spot 


And last but not least, we have some stories leading up to the Canada Winter Games in Halifax ...

Jewells turns tragedy into triumph - Sports - The Cape Breton Post - Jamey Jewell

Sask.'s wheelchair basketball team focuses on reaching the podium again

A complex, co-ed sport

UPDATE:  Sask. shows muscle in wheelchair b-ball