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Words by 'Birds: Ode to the old Aquatic Center

There is no tiptoeing around it — the old pool was full of problems. The ceiling was constantly leaking, the showers were the extreme of hot or cold and you were lucky if you didn’t develop asthma. The fire alarm would go off for no rhyme or reason,

Five UBC swimmers earn spots at international championships

A big surprise from the meet came in the form of fourth-year Alex Loginov’s win in the 50m freestyle. Loginov finished under the “A” standard mark of 22.47 with a final time of 22.24, touching ahead of both Kisil and Thormeyer.

Rowing teams shine at Brown Cup and San Diego Crew Classic

On March 25, the rowing teams captured three of the four wins at the 25th Brown Cup against their archrivals — the University of Victoria Vikes. Both reserve teams, along with the varsity women’s team, came out on top while the men’s varsity tea

’Birds seize three of five in series against Lewis-Clarke

The first game was a replacement for a cancelled game from February 26. Tyler Yorko, Austen Butler, John Whaley, Kyle McComb, Brenda Rose and Anthony Olson each had a run. Connor Noble pitched the entire game, allowing five hits.

Grading the Thunderbirds: The 2016/17 second term report card

School's out nerds. Who excelled? Who didn't live up to the expectations? We review the first half of the athletics season by grading the UBC Thunderbird teams. After a dreadful first half of the season, head coach Sven Butenschon was able to rely o