The UBC Thunderbirds’ youthful ways led to some anxious moments on Wednesday.Yet its first-unit players, in all three phases, looked as devastating as they ever have as the Blake Nill-era entered its third season in the Southern Interior.With quarterback Michael O’Connor and a healthy UBC offence, bolstered by a deep core of running backs and […]
VANCOUVER — If the reports from training camp carry over into the regular season, then a popular touchdown anthem at Thunderbird Stadium this fall is going to be a sound bite of the line ‘Sugar, Sugar’ from that infectious 1969 bubble-gum pop smash by The Archies.
Welcome to Day 2 of Varsity Letters’ 2017 Recruits List week.Yesterday, we opened with soccer. Today, it’s time to look at football.The following is our schedule for the rest of the week:Thursday, July 6 — VolleyballFriday, July 7 — BasketballSaturday, July 8 — The entire list, including baseball, cross-country, field hockey, golf, hockey, lacrosse, rowing, […]
VANCOUVER — In those on-field moments, when he breaks contain and puts his feet to work, UBC Thunderbirds’ quarterback Michael O’Connor is a guy that can make you miss.
BURNABY — Simon Fraser University may not have won a football game this past season, but Canadian Football League scouts saw plenty of talent atop Burnaby Mountain, its teams selecting a total of four Clan players Sunday in the CFL draft.
It’s May 4, and the countdown to kickoff and the start of the 2017 Great Northwest Athletic Conference football season for the Simon Fraser Clan is exactly 120 days.
VANCOUVER — While gaining an invitation to the New York Giants rookie mini-camp offers UBC Thunderbirds’ receiver Alex Morrison no guarantee of an NFL future, recent history has shown that his particular destination packs a ton of karma in the pursuit of a professional football career.
VANCOUVER — Parker Simson came to UBC hoping to get his foot in the door with both the football and basketball programs.
BURNABY — Jordan Herdman was hoping to see his name flash across the screen Saturday during the final four rounds of the NFL draft.
VANCOUVER — Paul Orazietti came back with a lot of memories from his stint in China this past summer as an assistant coach for Canada at the World Under-19 football championships.