Thunderbirds medal in back-to-back years, picking up bronze. (Ian MacAlpine/U SPORTS)
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Thunderbirds medal in back-to-back years, picking up bronze

By Aaron Martin – Special to VarsityLetters.caNAPANEE, ON – Coming into the 2017 U Sports Women’s Hockey National Championships as the top seed before falling 1-0 to the McGill Martlets in yesterday’s semifinals, some onlookers posted that the UBC Thunderbirds would be hard-pressed to get up for the Bronze Medal game.

New Westminster's Douglas College Royals open play at the CCAA nationals Thursday in Edmonton. (Douglas College athletics photo)
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Quarter-century later, coach Beauchamp leads Douglas Royals back to CCAA nationals

NEW WESTMINSTER — Steve Beauchamp has been coaching basketball for so long now and made it such an ingrained part of his life that sooner or later, he was going to run into a season like this one.With the symbolism as rife as the crackling pages a family scrapbook, Beauchamp has not only returned to […]

SFU's Ozi Nwabuko ended her rookie season battling Cal Baptist in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA D2 women's basketball championships in Anchorage on Monday. (Kenneth Hickey photo)
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SFU basketball: Weary Clan fall to Lancers, terrific season comes to an end in Sweet 16

There’s a song whose lyrics are all about being anchored down in Anchorage, Alaska, and on Monday night, the road-weary Simon Fraser Clan women’s basketball team could certainly relate.