This year, the team recruited a promising young wrestling out of high school named Joseph Huh. He won silver at the 2016 Canadian Juvenile Championships and is highly-regarded as one of Canada’s top high school wrestlers. Hayashi believes new talent
With three games left in the regular season, the 'Birds look to be on the right track. However, their remaining games are against three tough opponents. In order to host a playoff game, they are going to have to finish in the top two of the standings
Tuesday night, the Youth Town Hall on Voting Reform event took place at Irving K. Barber Library. The meeting gave youth under 30 the opportunity to voice their opinions on reforming Canada’s voting system.
In fine form after this stunning win, UBC will look to continue their success with four games remaining. Last season, they were 2-2 at the middle of the season and ended up winning their subsequent eight game on route to the Vanier Cup. Can the ‘Bird
Hayashi believes the event was an excellent way to promote combat sports to students. “Many students don’t get to watch it or know about it,” said Hayashi. “This is a way to get the word out that we have combat clubs at UBC.”
“It’s nice to see the guys go out there and perform in a game situation,” said head coach Sven Butenschon. “They’ve worked so hard in practice [and] they’ve really impressed me in the short time I’ve been here. It’s nice to see them get rewarded.”
This event undoubtedly saw one of the biggest crowds in UBC sports history. All in all, Homecoming 2016 was quite the spectacle. Too bad the ’Birds weren’t able pull-off a victory for their unbelievable crowd.
“Today we played a team that kept nine behind the ball all the time,” said head coach Jesse Symons. “It was hard to break down. The players are a little frustrated because we are getting chances but we haven’t buried one in two of our three games now
The win did not come easy for Mosher’s side. In the 19th minute, the Timberwolves took the shock early lead thanks to a goal by Owen Stewart. That goal was quickly cancelled out by UBC’s Tyler Mertens, with the helper coming from rookie Zach Verhoven
In his lone season, Shell started off in the right direction, leading the ‘Birds to a 6-1-3 record through the first ten games. That was offset by a dismal second half, plagued by injuries to players like captain Neil Manning. Inconsistent play from
After winning two of their three preseason matches to kick off the year-- including their 7-0 decimation of University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves (UBC)-- the team headed to Burnaby to play a friendly against their cross-town rivals
After Theresa Hanson’s departure for SFU, the Thunderbirds started a year-long search for a new athletics director. That search has finally come to a conclusion with UBC announcing that Gilles Lepine has been named senior director of UBC Athletics.
Despite a valiant effort by the Dalhousie University Tigers, they were edged by the reigning champions the Carleton Ravens 76-66. Carleton will now face the Calgary Dinos in the final, who upset the first-seeded Ryerson Rams by a score of 98-87.
The UBC women’s rugby team pulled off an impressive performance last weekend, beating top teams from across Canada to claim the National University Sevens championship at Burnaby Lake. UBC defeated reigning champion McMaster 33-26 to claim the title
It’s March again and UBC's most iconic event is quickly approaching. What started as an intramural event in the 1970s has become a UBC tradition. The competition will be take place for the 38th time this year from March 20-23.