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

The UBC Thunderbirds ready to slay giants at the 2022 University Cup

Vancouver, BC – It’s been a long time coming.  The UBC Thunderbirds have qualified for their second consecutive U CUP, but it’ll mark the first time in 44 years that they will play a game in the David Johnston University Cup after the 2020 edition was cancelled. They’re back in Nova Scotia, too, with plenty of unfinished business on their minds. It was a historic year … Continue reading The UBC Thunderbirds ready to slay giants at the 2022 University Cup

WHKY: Concordia Stingers complete national championship run for the ages

HALIFAX, NS – The first U SPORTS Women’s Hockey Championship in two years was weird, wacky and wonderful. We’ve seen some strange milestones hit (when there weren’t any ice issues, anyway). Besides the first game of the tournament, all matchups ended in shutouts. That would be 10 straight for those counting, which is a tournament record. That broke the previous mark of nine, set in … Continue reading WHKY: Concordia Stingers complete national championship run for the ages

U SPORTS WHKY Nationals Day 3: Concordia back in final after 23 years, while Nipissing clinches first gold-medal game berth

This year’s U SPORTS Women’s Hockey Championship final will be very different-looking, as neither team has advanced that far in the 21st century. With wins in Saturday’s semifinals, the Concordia Stingers and Nipissing Lakers have booked their tickets in the tournament’s primetime finale Sunday night in Charlottetown. Nipissing cruised to a win over the UNB Reds in the early semi on Saturday afternoon, while Concordia … Continue reading U SPORTS WHKY Nationals Day 3: Concordia back in final after 23 years, while Nipissing clinches first gold-medal game berth

U SPORTS WHKY Nationals Day 1: Overtime games required as UNB and Nipissing win first-ever nationals games

Charlottetown, PEI – “It’s our time. Why not us?” Sarah Hilworth’s message to her team, the UNB Reds, after the second period against the McGill Martlets could be summed up in those six words. That’s according to a postgame speech she gave to her squad, anyway. Either way, it was more than enough to spark a 5-4 comeback win in a shootout after being down … Continue reading U SPORTS WHKY Nationals Day 1: Overtime games required as UNB and Nipissing win first-ever nationals games

Alberta dominate UBC to win Canada West Men’s Hockey banner

VANCOUVER, BC – It was never really in much doubt. After a strong showing in a 3-1 victory on Friday, the Alberta Golden Bears completed a dominant season in emphatic fashion, demolishing the UBC Thunderbirds 7-0 in front of their home crowd at a rambunctious Clare Drake Area The Golden Bears got the game off on the right foot, Gary Haden scoring the opening marker … Continue reading Alberta dominate UBC to win Canada West Men’s Hockey banner

Saskatchewan drops two against UBC

VANCOUVER, BC – It was a weekend clash of Canada West men’s hockey titans, as the UBC Thunderbirds and Saskatchewan Huskies met in Vancouver. Both teams came into the matchup at the top of the conference, with Sask sitting up top and UBC not far behind in fourth.  The first game saw the T-Birds take it to the visiting Huskies. Tyler Sandhu got the scoring … Continue reading Saskatchewan drops two against UBC