HUSKIE FOOTBALL 2016 SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
The University of Saskatchewan Huskie football team will kick off the 2016 season at home in Griffiths Stadium in PotashCorp Park.
The Huskies will open the 2016 Canada West schedule renewing their provincial rivalry with the Regina Rams on September 2nd in the first of four home games of their schedule announced by the conference on Wednesday.
Saskatchewan will return home September 16th to take on the Calgary Dinos in a rematch of last season’s Hardy Cup semifinal.
Defending Vanier Cup Champions the UBC Thunderbirds will visit Saskatoon on October 14th following the bye week. The Huskies will close out the regular season at home on October 28th against the Alberta Golden Bears.
The Huskies will not play in a non-conference game for the second time in the past nine seasons.
Kick off for all four home games is slated for 7 p.m. at Griffiths Stadium in PotashCorp Park, with the Wyant Group Rally Alley returning for its second season starting at 5 p.m. The presenting sponsor of Huskie football is Concorde Group of Companies.
Road trips for the Huskies include dates with the Alberta Golden Bears on September 9th, Manitoba Bisons on September 24th, Rams on October 1st and Dinos on October 22nd.
Once again in 2016, CJWW (600 AM) will be the radio broadcast partner for the Huskies. All Huskie games, including any playoff games, will be broadcast live on CJWW. The broadcast will also include a 60-minute pregame show and a 30-minute postgame show.
Shaw Cable and canadawest.tv will also feature games throughout the season with the schedule to be announced at a later date.
Huskie spring camp kicks of May 5th with the 16th annual Dogs’ Breakfast featuring CFL on TSN host Rod Smith alongside analysts Jock Climie and Duane Ford. Special Guests Saskatchewan Roughriders Head Coach and General Manager Chris Jones and former quarterback Kerry Joseph will join the panel members at the breakfast.
Friday, September 2 vs Regina Rams, 7 p.m. (Support Our Troops)
Friday, September 16 vs Calgary Dinos, 7 p.m. (Homecoming)
Friday, October 14 vs UBC Thunderbirds, 7 p.m. (BLACKOUT)
Friday, October 28 vs Alberta Golden Bears, 7 p.m. (5th Year Salute)
(All times local)
Friday, September 2 vs Regina Rams, 7 p.m.
Friday, September 9 at Alberta Golden Bears, 7 p.m.
Friday, September 16 vs Calgary Dinos, 7 p.m.
Saturday, September 24 at Manitoba Bisons, 1 p.m.
Saturday, October 1 at Regina Rams, 2 p.m.
THANKSGIVING WEEKEND – ALL TEAMS BYE
Friday, October 14 vs UBC Thunderbirds, 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 22 at Calgary Dinos, 1p.m.
Friday, October 28 vs Alberta Golden Bears, 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 5 – Canada West Semifinals
Saturday, November 12 – 80th Hardy Cup Final
Saturday, November 19 – CIS Mitchell Bowl: AUS @ Canada West
Saturday, November 26 – CIS 52nd Vanier Cup (Hamilton)