Saturday will see the UBC Thunderbirds volleyball teams take on rivals Trinity Western in the third annual Pride Night.
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On Saturday, the UBC Thunderbirds men’s rugby team braved rain and cold to decisively defeat Meraloma in a 34–10 game which saw the T-Birds strengthen their position amongst the best teams in the BC Premier League.
Currently at large: the University of Manitoba's offense after getting thrashed by the UBC Thunderbirds at this year's Winter Classic in front of over 5,400 people.
If the Thunderbirds want to win Winter Classic in front of thousands of UBC students, faculty and staff, they'll need to find some hidden offensive power and come out swinging against the Manitoba Bison.
Former UBC Thunderbirds defensive back Malcom Lee has had his CCES four-year ban from competition upheld after failing a drug test leading up to the CFL draft. He is still eligible to sign a CFL contract in March.
Both coaches broke the Canada West records in wins against the Trinity Western Spartans over the weekend.
From the 2010 Winter Olympics on campus to success at the summer games abroad, the 2010s have been a busy decade for the UBC Thunderbirds.
It's easier to look at the last two decades and count the years that the UBC Thunderbirds haven't won both the men's and women's national championships in swimming.
The decade started with the UBC Thunderbirds women's volleyball team in the midst of an un-precedented feat: six straight U Sports National Championships. The 2010s saw the squad become one of the most dominant teams across the country.
From Shrum bowl misery to U Sports glory, the 2010s were a busy decade for Thunderbirds football.
While the result could have been better, the public skate beforehand and the game itself did generate a positive environment for those in attendance.
It’s been one hell of a season for a bunch of Thunderbird teams. From comeback wins to huge upsets and big crowds, some teams are riding on a high note into the winter break. Some others need to go back to the drawing board and figure out what needs to change if there is any hope of making the Canada West playoffs in 2020.
Men's rugby and basketball earned big wins respectively over the weekend and will look to carry that winning momentum into the new decade.
Skating provides a great reminder during this hectic time of year, which is that it is best to stay chill and alert so that obstacles don’t make you fall on your face. Every breath is exhaled as a white cloud, the ice is crisp and the feeling is rejuvenating.
Men's rugby dropped the championship final to UVic in an unbelievably close finish while women's hockey had their points streak snapped by Mount Royal.