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Tight loss for men's field hockey in first game of 2017

21 hours agoEven with the loss, UBC head coach Kinder Gill was overall impressed by his team’s performance given the team’s current battle with injuries and illness. “I thought our boys played really well. Good effort overall. We were unlucky on a couple of cha

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Men's hockey scrape off important win against Saskatchewan Huskies

In the second game, the ’Birds came out on top 4-2 on a come-from-behind win. “It’s huge going into the stretch here. I know [Saskatchewan] is definitely one of the best teams in Canada … and to beat them really gives us insurance going forward,” sa

T-Birds 5-on-5: Childhood Champions

The spirit of the NewYear gives T-Birds the chance to reflect on both the future and the past. In this edition of the 5-on-5, secrets of the traditional childhood family fishing trip are revealed — the athletes hold nothing back when it comes to th

New Aquatic Centre open to the public on January 23

There is a total of three pools at the new center. The first is a recreational pool meant for the community. In it is a makeshift water basketball court, a lazy river, general play area complete with pool toys, and a large hot tub.

Why must the women’s basketball team play warm-up for the men?

Why can’t the women’s team sometimes play after the men’s team? If your response is “because the men are better,” you haven’t watched enough women’s basketball games and you need an argument that doesn’t belong in the early 1900s.

Men's basketball dominates Alberta in weekend double header

The second game is where UBC really shined. A reasonable crowd of about 800 people was present for the team’s 102-76 rout of the Golden Bears. The T-Birds even put on a show during warmup, with many of the players displaying some pretty inten

Women's basketball edge Alberta out on Friday, beaten on saturday

The T-Birds still hold a 13-8 overall record and a 9-3 Canada West record, but they’re still trying to bounce back into the form they were in when they won eight games in a row in the beginning of the season.