Huskies host Grey Cup champion Roughriders on Family Weekend


by Nicole Betker

January 13, 2014, Saskatchewan (ISN) – Huskie Athletics invites Saskatoon families to a special weekend at basketball. Not only will fans see CIS Top 10 teams battling for Canada West supremacy in their last home games of the season, but get to celebrate University of Saskatchewan’s own 2013 Grey Cup champion Roughriders and everybody’s favourite mascot Howler’s birthday.

Great sports, great entertainment, great celebration for one low price of $40 per family (regular retail value $100). The Family Passport also offers families a meal at the game and special gift courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Bookstore.

To purchase a Family Passport or individual game tickets, visit

Friday, January 31st vs UNBC Timberwolves

All six University of Saskatchewan football alum, including Ben Heenan, Levi Steinhauer, Scott McHenry, Graeme Bell, Paul Woldu and Graig Newman, that were part of the 2013 Saskatchewan Roughriders championship team will be at the game. Come spend the night with the Huskies as we honour these special alumni at halftime of the women’s game. The Roughriders will sign autographs following the celebration. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. Women play at 6:15 p.m. and men play at 8 p.m.

Saturday, February 1st vs Mount Royal Cougars

Have a Howl of a time at Howler’s birthday party! Your family is invited to a special birthday celebration! Don’t miss cake, face painting, the Concorde Kidz Zone inflatables, balloon animals and great basketball! Howler and some of his best friends will be on hand to meet and greet your family!