The Bobcats, despite a woeful 6-9 conference record and being 10 points behind the ’Birds, defeated UBC 1-3 on Friday and 0-3 on Saturday. On Friday night, the Thunderbirds lost in four sets with set scores at 25-16, 15-25, 25-27 and 22-25.
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The women’s hockey team faced the University of Alberta Pandas at the Doug Mitchell Arena over the weekend. Although ranked lower in league standings coming into the weekend, the Thunderbirds were able to win both games, 4-0 and 2-1.
UBC will be hosting an NBA skills competition Saturday at the Student Rec Centre. The event will have a skills competition, a three-point shootout and a slam-dunk contest. The winner could win a trip to the NBA All-Star Game in Toronto.
Men’s basketball were dealt a tough loss by the Regina Cougars on Saturday night. After trailing close behind Regina for three quarters of the game, the Thunderbirds managed to tie the score before falling 83-79.
The 'Birds men’s hockey team lost back-to-back this weekend against the Saskatchewan Huskies with a 6-2 loss at home on Saturday night. “It was a rough game for us. I think Saskatchewan outplayed us,” Thunderbirds defender Wes Vannieuwenhuizen said.
After winning four straight games, the UBC women’s basketball team lost two at home against the Regina Cougars. The T-Birds’ first game ended in a tight 71-69 defeat. On Saturday, the 'Birds fell 69-61.
Cellular reception tends to disappear about 50km north of Pemberton, which is a shame because we were meant to be 30km east of Pemberton. But with a bit of luck and help stranger, we managed to find our way to Joffre Lakes Provincial Park.
In the same year as UBC’s Centennial celebration and for the first time in 44 years, the UBC men's basketball team will host the CIS Final 8 on a new wooden court at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre.
Skiing and boarding attracts thousands of snow-stoked students year after year and rightfully so. Lucky for us, UBC is close to a Mecca of world ski terrain. If you haven’t hit the slopes yet this season, you are truly missing out.
Thunderbird rugby players Elizabeth Theems-Golding and Annabel Arnott are training with Julie Johnson, a national team bobsled pilot hopeful. The duo had never bobsledded before a few months ago when Johnson approached the team.
This last Saturday, UBC hosted the NBA All-Star Challenge that has been travelling across the country. Returning to the city with the event is former Vancouver Grizzlies icon Shareef Abdur-Rahim. The game has never played in Canada before.
The UBC Winter Classic is back at Doug Mitchell Arena on Friday and although we won’t be seeing the Montréal Canadiens steamroll past the Boston Bruins outdoors in front of a sold out Gillette Stadium, there is a lot to look forward to.
I know, I know — enough of the football coverage. The season's over and you're still talking about them, seriously? Yes, seriously. Someone made a football pump up video from footage of this season's Vanier Cup winning run and it's spectacular.
UBC eSports Association had an amazing year in 2015. The team is now looking to build on last year’s successes in their new season, starting with their match against SFU in the 2016 LoL Campus series this Sunday.
After going 2-8 in the last 10 games, the UBC men’s hockey team were desperate to impress at the Winter Classic, only to finish with a disappointing 4-1 loss. UBC now holds a record of 9-11-3 and place sixth in Canada West.