VANCOUVER — Mason Bourcier is turning the 2017 recruiting class of the UBC Thunderbirds men’s basketball program into the school’s own version of the NBA’s 1996 draft lottery.
Gord Collings has coached through 23 seasons of high-calibre softball, including the past four as the boss of the UBC Thunderbirds.
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.
VANCOUVER — Sven Butenschon showed a level of mettle last season which went a long ways towards convincing UBC Thunderbirds’ athletic director Gilles Lepine that he need not look far to find the next fulltime head coach of the school’s men’s hockey program.
VANCOUVER — The visits, both those to living rooms across the country and around the sprawling Point Grey campus, are complete.
LANGLEY — There have been a lot of great two-sport athletes in the modern era of B.C. high school and university sports, but in any discussion you have, Ryan Sclater’s name needs to be a vital part of the discussion.
VANCOUVER — If you asked Jesse Hooton to cast a ballot for himself as either a track athlete or a politician, the result would likely require a re-count.
If you’re a passionate believer in the importance of B.C.’s annual crosstown university football rivalry, you’re no doubt thirsty for the return of the Shrum Bowl.
(This is a complete write-through of the earlier story Varsity Letters broke on UBC’s signing of former Kelowna Owls basketball star Grant Shephard. There’s more quotes from all concerned including Shephard’s former high school coach Harry Parmar, and additional reporting on the impact his arrival could have on the program)VANCOUVER — Even after an inglorious end to its 2016-17 U Sports […]
NORTH VANCOUVER — There must be some part of Madison Legault which knows she is no longer the baby sister, no longer the tiniest player on her team at 5-foot-2.