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CBU Female Athletes of the Year: Hannah Brown and Ciera Disipio

Two talented student-athletes were presented with the CAPERS Female Athlete of the Year Award at the 45th annual Athletics Award Banquet this March. Bachelor of Business Administration graduate and basketball all-star, Hannah Brown, and Bachelor of Arts in Community Studies student and soccer MVP, Ciera Disipio, took home the shared title after an equally incredible More »

CBU Male Athlete of the Year: Peter Schaale

The CAPERS Male Athlete of the Year Award was presented to soccer star Peter Schaale at the 45th annual Athletics Award Banquet this March. Schaale, who is finishing his third year of the Bachelor of Business Administration program at CBU, dominated the field this year representing the University with passion and drive. “It was a More »

Jason Callaghan: Starting Off Strong

Jason Callaghan was born into a basketball family. He and his brothers grew up on the court, with their father coaching the high school team and their mother supporting from the stands. When Jason earned the opportunity to play for the CBU CAPERS, there was no hesitation. He couldn’t wait to represent Cape Breton as More »

Hannah Brown: Making the Most of Her Last Year as a CAPER

By the time she was in seventh grade, basketball lover Hannah Brown knew she would become a CBU athlete one day. As she sat in the stands watching the CAPERS dominate the court, Hannah promised herself that she would do whatever it took to experience that excitement firsthand. Hannah says she was lucky to be More »

Ciera Disipio Named U-SPORTS Top 8 Academic All-Canadian

We are proud to celebrate CBU CAPERS athlete, Ciera Disipio, who has been named a U-SPORTS Top 8 Academic All-Canadian for the 2017-2018 season. A leader on the soccer field, in the classroom and in the community, Ciera embodies the dedication and determination necessary to be a top tier student-athlete.   In order to achieve More »

CAPERS Soccer: A MacIntyre Family Tradition Continues

This Saturday, September 8, the CBU CAPERS Men’s and Women’s soccer teams will face off against UNB in their season home openers. One CAPER taking the field for the Men’s team will be fourth-year Bachelor of Science student Jesse MacIntyre, but he’s not the first of his family to bleed orange. Jesse’s uncle Mark MacIntyre More »

CAPERS Athletics Announces Staffing Change for Men’s Basketball Program

The Cape Breton University Department of Athletics announces that David Petroziello and CBU have agreed that Petroziello will no longer be the Head Coach of the Men’s Basketball program. Both parties agreed that it was in their best interest to pursue other opportunities. Petroziello’s departure will take effect immediately. “We are grateful for the dedication More »

Olympian Desiree Scott to speak at AUS Luncheon

As the CAPERS Women’s Soccer team host the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Championship Tournament this weekend, they’ll also play host to a special guest speaker. Two time Olympian Desiree Scott will give the 2016 AUS luncheon address to kick off the weekend. “It’s exciting for us to be able to bring an athlete of Olympic More »

Alison Keough CIS Female Athlete of the Week

CAPERS Women’s Basketball player Alison Keough from Cape Breton University is the ArcelorMittal Dofasco CIS female athlete of the week for the period ending Jan. 31, 2016. Keough, a third-year science student from Marion Bridge, N.S., averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds per game as she helped the Capers improve to 9-4 in league play More »