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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 »

Capers soccer continue to garner respect in national rankings

For the second consecutive week, the Cape Breton University Capers soccer programs are the lone Atlantic University Sport representatives ranked among the nation’s top teams. In the Canadian Interuniversity Sport rankings released Tuesday, both CBU programs continued to set the standard for the conference. On the women’s side, the Capers (4-1-1) remained 10th in the More »