U SPORTS talent highlights players to watch in League 1 BC

Two players to watch on each League 1 BC Women’s team. Continue reading U SPORTS talent highlights players to watch in League 1 BC

Around U Sports Football: East-West Bowl Story, Pro Opportunities, a Historic Championship and 2022 lookahead. 

Hamilton,ON- The sun was shining last Saturday in Hamilton as the U Sports East-West Bowl made its triumphant return after a two year hiatus. Team West – made up of players from Canada West schools and half of the OUA – edged out team East (AUS, RSEQ and other half of the OUA) 11-8.  McMaster quarterback Andreas Dueck found Waterloo receiver James Basalyga for the go-ahead … Continue reading Around U Sports Football: East-West Bowl Story, Pro Opportunities, a Historic Championship and 2022 lookahead. 

York United FC take down Atlético Ottawa in penalties to win Canadian Championship first round

Ottawa, ON – Is it fair to say the Canadian Championship used to be kind of boring? This isn’t to disrespect the Voyageurs Cup. Still, the reality is when a tournament is five teams (and with all due respect to pre-2018 FC Edmonton and Ottawa Fury, three teams), it makes it a little less interesting to see Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver over and over.  That’s what … Continue reading York United FC take down Atlético Ottawa in penalties to win Canadian Championship first round

UBC Men’s Rugby Complete Undefeated BC Premiership Season

Vancouver, BC – The first BC Rugby Premier Division season since the pandemic saw the UBC Thunderbirds claim yet another accolade in an impressive season. Toppling the Castaway Wanderers RFC in the finals 48-34, it comes as the program continues to gain momentum. On the backdrop of a sunny but breezy afternoon, the teams took to the South Surrey Athletic Park pitch, where the finals for … Continue reading UBC Men’s Rugby Complete Undefeated BC Premiership Season

Dueck Marks Return to Mac with East-West Bowl Triumph

Hamilton, ON- McMaster Marauders quarterback Andreas Dueck capped off his first East-West Bowl in style.  Dueck weaved past defenders to score on a two-point conversion to give his West team a late 11-8 lead over the East. One play earlier, he found Waterloo Warriors receiver James Basalyga for the go-ahead touchdown. The West would win the game 11-8, their fifth straight East-West bowl victory. The … Continue reading Dueck Marks Return to Mac with East-West Bowl Triumph

CPL: Atlético Ottawa fall in tight match against Pacific FC

Ottawa, ON – “This is the kind of opponent that we like, good teams that come here to put us in tough situations.” Atlético Ottawa head Coach Carlos Gonzaléz at practice availability this week. So much of this young 2022 Atlético Ottawa season has been about change. Change in the roster, change in the technical staff, as Coach Gonzaléz has said, changing the “ghosts” of last … Continue reading CPL: Atlético Ottawa fall in tight match against Pacific FC

CPL: Atlético Ottawa fall back to earth with blowout loss to Valour FC

Ottawa, ON – It’s fun to be the team on top, isn’t it? To be “that team” that everyone is talking about. To be the team that everyone thinks, “Maybe they’ll do something special.” For the last two weeks, Atlético Ottawa has ridden high as the talk of the early 2022 Canadian Premier League. Back-to-back wins over Cavalry FC, and Halifax Wanderers gave the CPL’s youngest … Continue reading CPL: Atlético Ottawa fall back to earth with blowout loss to Valour FC