UBC Men’s Rugby take down TWU to kick off Coastal Cup

VANCOUVER, BC – Spectators packed the Gerald McGavin Rugby Centre on a sunny Saturday afternoon, taking in the UBC Thunderbirds’ return to their home ground. The T-Birds men’s rugby squad last played at home against Berkeley 573 days ago, the wait finally over.  The Trinity Western Spartans were the first test that awaited them in the new Coastal Cup, a newly established high-performance championship in … Continue reading UBC Men’s Rugby take down TWU to kick off Coastal Cup

UBC Women’s Hockey Preseason Preview

Vancouver, BC – UBC Women’s hockey returns to action on Saturday against the Pacific Steelers, the first of four preseason warmups before the Canada West season gets underway. It has been a long year of waiting, but soon enough, the women in blue and gold will hit the ice.  After a 2019-20 season that saw them bow out in the Canada West semi-finals, just what … Continue reading UBC Women’s Hockey Preseason Preview

U SPORTS WSOC: National champion Thunderbirds add 8 new recruits

Vancouver, BC- Like a bolt of lightning to their already national championship-winning squad, the UBC Thunderbirds women’s soccer program announced a highly-touted recruiting class ahead of their 2020 campaign.  With the new recruits, they are bringing in talent from a variety of locations, including Canada and the USA, and even different provinces within Canada. The 2019 U SPORTS Women’s Soccer champions have certainly grown with … Continue reading U SPORTS WSOC: National champion Thunderbirds add 8 new recruits

U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, UBC’s Miracle on Ice

Vancouver, BC- They are one of the best stories that U Sports hockey has seen in a long time. The UBC Thunderbirds, who were out of a playoff spot in mid-January have qualified for the U Sports national championships this week in Halifax. It’s fair to say that nobody expected them to get to this point. While at least no one in the public was … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, UBC’s Miracle on Ice

U Sports MHKY: Saskatchewan Huskies crowned champions in front of sell out crowd against UBC

Saskatoon, SK- Whether it is a good story or a bad story, all stories must have an ending and that is what happened for both the University of Saskatchewan Huskies and the UBC Thunderbirds men’s hockey team on Saturday night. For the Saskatchewan Huskies, it was a good story that reached its conclusion. After a gruelling season where they finished right behind the Alberta Golden … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Saskatchewan Huskies crowned champions in front of sell out crowd against UBC

U Sports MHKY: Canada West teams get set for playoff action

It’s go time in the U Sports conference of Canada West, as the western Canadian provinces prepare to kick off their playoffs on Wednesday. Canada West, similar to the Atlantic Sport Conference has an odd playoff structure, with six teams qualifying for the postseason. The top two teams earn themselves a bye past the first round, while the other four play a best of three … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Canada West teams get set for playoff action