It’s been a hot minute (more like a year or two), but welcome back to Weekend Rundown, your place to stay up to date with all of the different Thunderbirds teams!
While we could look at the financial statistics or regulation differences when comparing different leagues like U Sports and the NCAA, an often-overlooked source are the student-athletes themselves
Effective 9 p.m. on March 16, all UBC sports facilities will be closed until at least April 5 due to fears over the spread of COVID-19.
Both the men's and women's U Sports hockey national championships have been cancelled due to fears surrounding the spread of COVID-19.
This year's edition of Storm the Wall has been cancelled.
The Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC), part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) in the United States, has announced a two-week suspension of play effective immediately due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.
Kamaishi bore the brunt of the full force of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, where almost all of the city was wiped out by 14-foot high waves and over 1,250 people were either killed or went missing.
It’s the fourth year in a row that both swim squads took home the national title, winning last year in front of home fans at the UBC Aquatic Centre.
There was no shortage of clutch plays, overtime periods, heroes and villains, heartbreaks and moments of history. While some squads seasons have come to an end, other teams will make the trip out to various U Sports Nationals Championships across the country.
It was a big weekend for the men’s and women’s Thunderbird hockey teams as both squads won their Canada West quarterfinals in overtime thrillers.
In the lead up to the trip, I was determined to take the opportunity to learn more about my heritage on my mother’s side and learn more about what life was like in Calabria.
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.