VANCOUVER — In building the most successful Canadian university women’s volleyball program of its generation, UBC Thunderbirds head coach Doug Reimer has brought some of the country’s best and brightest talent War Memorial Gymnasium.
BURNABY — This past August, Mallory Velte got a chance to experience the kind of atmosphere that every wrestler dreams of when she packed her bags for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
VANCOUVER — When Jordan Jensen-Whyte began his career with the UBC Thunderbirds in the fall of 2012, he was standing in shadows deep enough to resemble the cover of night.
Here are my three big basketball take-away from the recently-completed university sports weekend:
ABBOTSFORD — The Manny Moment, it turns out, is impervious to just about anything including the rage of an Fraser Valley East snowstorm. Manny Dulay and teammate Nav Bains got caught in an icy, snowy traffic jam on Highway 1 east Friday as the pair headed to Abbotsford to suit up for the Fraser Valley Cascades’ […]
BURNABY — In her childhood days in London, Ont., Meg Wilson would always tell her mom that when the day came for her to pick one sport, she would choose running.
Track the daily movements of a basketball program from high school through university and the calendar, like clockwork, moves a team of dedicated, age-specific athletes through a timetable of tradition.
BURNABY MOUNTAIN — News flash: Ellen Kett didn’t play the whole 40 minutes on Thursday for the Simon Fraser Clan, in fact she was actually afforded 10 minutes of rest.
VANCOUVER — He only picked up a basketball because his high school didn’t have a volleyball team.At one stretch of his university career he had played for three different programs in four seasons.