Laval’s Betts, UBC’s Van Ryk capture inaugural Lieutenant Governor Athletic Awards

Mathieu Betts a football player from the Laval Rouge et Or, and Kiera Van Ryk, a volleyball player from the UBC Thunderbirds, were named the winners of the inaugural Lieutenant Governor Athletic Awards Presented by Makadiff Sports, as U SPORTS Athletes of the Year...

Trinity Western University’s men’s rugby loading Up For Mens 15’s

Trinity Western University’s men’s rugby program officially announced the first five recruits for the 2019-20 season, which will see the return of rugby to Spartan Athletics this fall. Director of Rugby Andrew Evans announced commitments from South African flyhalf Keegan Marengo (Edenvale, Gauteng) along...

Trinity Western University’s men’s basketball program announced the hiring of Trevor Pridie

Trinity Western University’s men’s basketball program announced the hiring of Trevor Pridie as the team’s new head coach Friday. Pridie, who hails from Abbotsford, B.C., joins the Spartans after spending the past year as an assistant coach with the Raptors 905, which is the...

From A Town Of A Population Of 62 Amaya Perry has committed to playing with the UBCO women’s volleyball team

Chin, Alberta has a population of 62 but will be less one this fall, as one of the residents will be moving on from the southern Alberta hamlet to the Okanagan.The 5'11" Amaya Perry has committed to playing with the UBCO women's volleyball team...

Canadian men’s and women’s hockey teams for 2019 FISU Winter Universiade

U SPORTS announced Friday the rosters for Canada’s men’s and women’s hockey teams set to compete at the 2019 FISU Winter Universiade. The two squads bring Canada’s total delegation heading to Krasnoyarsk, Russia to 121, joining the first five teams and 45 athletes announced last...

Canada West launches hall of fame

EDMONTON – 100 years of excellence in university sport will enter the spotlight this season, as Canada West announced the launch of a conference hall of fame.The creation of the Canada West Hall of Fame coincides with the 100th anniversary  of  university sport in...

Waterloo’s Gibbon chosen second overall, 52 U SPORTS players selected in 2019 CFL Draft

Jesse Gibbon, an offensive lineman from the Waterloo Warriors, was the first U SPORTS player selected in the 2019 CFL Draft when the Hamilton Tiger-Cats called his name at No. 2, on Thursday evening. Gibbon was one of three U SPORTS players who went in...

Hec Crighton-winner Sinagra headlines rosters for 2019 U SPORTS East-West Bowl

With the 2019 Canadian Football League (CFL) draft completed Thursday night, the page turns next week to the next generation of top Canadian football prospects. Lieutenant Governor Athletic Award finalist and reigning Hec Crighton Trophy winner Adam Sinagra of the Calgary Dinos is one of...

Sugawara Named Spartans Women’s Rugby Head Coach

Three-time Women’s Rugby World Cup star Julia Sugawara will take the reins of the Trinity Western women’s rugby sevens program, as she has been named the Spartans women’s rugby head coach. With women’s rugby set to join Spartan Athletics this fall, Sugawara, who featured...

CFL Scouting Bureau Top 20 prospect list for 2019 Draft

Yan DoubletMathieu Betts, a defensive end from the Laval Rouge et Or, is the top-ranked player on the final prospect list released Friday by the Canadian Football League’s Scouting Bureau in advance of the 2019 Draft. It’s the first time a U SPORTS product has...

Clayton Pottinger named head coach for Heat men’s basketball

UBC Okanagan Director of Athletics Tom Huisman announced today that Clayton Pottinger has been named the new head coach of the men's basketball program.A husband and father, the current Head Coach and tenured professor at Red Deer College will be moving his family to...

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