Even 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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The UBC men's volleyball team decimated the Mount Royal Cougars on Friday, January 20 in three straight sets, with set scores at 25-21, 25-17 and 25-19. On Saturday night, the match was a lot closer, as the sides played out all five sets. UBC took
Heather Cranston sees the 1969-70 season as having set a legacy for the women’s basketball program at UBC. “The coaching style was what really took this group of athletes higher than most of the teams had been before,” said Cranston. “We did fitness
Teams also tested their smarts, speed and team spirit with other activities like Riddles in the Dark, Storming Helms Deep, and Escape Shelob’s Lair. There was even Lord of the Rings music and a movie playing to put teams right into the Middle Earth
While some groups appeared to know each other very well, others did not and used it as a bonding activity. One team, who all dressed in plaid and called themselves “plaidinators,” said that they originally did not know each other very well and wer
“It was around eight on a Friday night,” said Spriddle. “I’m at home with my parents, and I looked at them and just said, ‘I don’t think I’m gonna play football anymore. I can’t take four more years of this.’”
The ’Birds have now tied the school record in most wins in a single season. “With four games left … we got a good chance at setting a new record and setting a new bar for us as a program … and getting that first place, which has never been done.”
Friday’s game was one to remember for the ’Birds. They managed to score more than 30 points in each quarter and limited the Bobcat’s scoring. Brandon managed to get 21 points in the first quarter, but that momentum disappeared.
Canada West leading scorer Maddison Penn led UBC with a total of 24 points, giving her an incredible 43 points for the weekend. Saturday’s game also saw the ’Birds make a total of eight blocks and score 22 points of Brandon turnovers. UBC won the clo
The T-Birds entered the game with high emotions coming off their Wightman Boot victory the previous week against the University of Victoria Vikes. The Wightman Boot is a trophy awarded annually to the victor of a match between the two historic and ri
“You should never feel like what you are going through is not as important as what others you know may have gone through,” said Terejko. “I felt silly seeking help for something I originally thought was the everyday stress of being a student athlete.
Around 50 students made the trek by car or bus to get up Seymour and hike to that point beside Mystery Peak, with the intention to continue out into the snow-covered forest for one of their most popular events of the year: snow cave building, and an
“It was just a hiccup. When you go 20-0 during a season, you kind of think you walk over everyone,” said Sandover-Best. “When you get complacent — and that happened to us at the start — we felt we were better than we were.”
After his departure from the Canucks, Butenschon returned to Germany and spent seven seasons playing for Adler Mannheim and the Thomas Sobo Ice Tigers. He also represented Germany at the 2010 WInter Olympic Games. Butenschon retired from profession
I replayed the shot in my head. I asked Paul, our video and tech person in the video booth above me, if in fact she had tipped it and he confirmed that it had been executed perfectly. I moved on. No more goals would pass.