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By Cary Mellon on May 21, 2013
Women’s volleyball coach Steve Manuel dipped once again into the local talent pool and has Siobhan Fitzpatrick from Immaculata Regional High School suiting up for the 2013-14 campaign. The 6’1’’ Power Hitter only ever considered staying home for her post-secondary volleyball and educational career. Originally a Vancouver native, she has lived most of her life […]
By Cary Mellon on May 17, 2013
The UBC Okanagan Heat athletics department will find out this week if it has earned full membership status into the Canada West University Athletics Association.
UBCO requires 75 per cent approval from Canada West's 13 member schools who will vote Thursday in Calgary on the Kelowna-based institution's final application.
By Cary Mellon on May 16, 2013
Kyle Pankratz, a 6’7’’, 225lb right side hitter has committed to playing for the Heat men’s volleyball squad under head coach Greg Poitras next fall. Pankratz, from Surrey, BC, will come to the Heat after starring for Briercrest College in Caronport SK. Poitras and his coaching staff have been keeping track of Kyle since he […]
By Cary Mellon on May 15, 2013
Kelowna Christian product Ryan Linttell has committed to playing for Heat men’s basketball coach Pete Guarasci this upcoming season. A 6-foot 4 multi-sport athlete, Linttell won provincial gold in both volleyball and basketball and will come to the Heat with a winning pedigree, while also adding depth and versatility on the wing. “I’d have to […]
By Cary Mellon on May 15, 2013
Barry McDivitt and CHBC Evening News
The long simmering talks of a merger between UBCO athletics and the Okanagan Sun football team are moving off the back burner. Barry McDivitt reports.
Read it on Global News: UBCPO sports playoffs - Evening News - Videos | CHBC News
By Cary Mellon on May 14, 2013
UBC Okanagan Heat Men's Soccer 2013 Try-outs Students that have the desire to play varsity soccer and are attending UBC Okanagan and where unable to attend the ID camp in March will have the opportunity to display their abilities for the coaching staff at our WALK ON camp on August 6th and 7th. Any student-athlete […]
By Cary Mellon on May 13, 2013
Join us in BC’s beautiful Okanagan Valley from July 9 to July 11, 2013, for Okanagan Days. The region is a renowned summer destination, with pristine lakes and sandy beaches, orchards, vineyards, wineries and world class golf courses. This all-season paradise is also the site of UBC’s Okanagan campus, making it the ideal location for UBC alumni and supporters to gather and celebrate their shared connection while enjoying everything the Okanagan has to offer.
By Cary Mellon on May 11, 2013
By Dan Kinvig - Abbotsford News Published: May 10, 2013 6:00 AM Talking to Abe Falls about his decision to sign with the UBC-Okanagan men’s basketball team, it quickly becomes apparent why his game must have appealed to new UBC-O bench boss Pete Guarasci. Rather than wax eloquent about his ability to knock down the three-pointer or […]
By Cary Mellon on May 10, 2013
What a day for UBC Okanagan on Thursday, as they officially became the 14th member of Canada West. Not much will change for the basketball and volleyball teams, as they have been playing at the Canada West level for the past two seasons.
The change will be noticed for the soccer program as they will be the next sport to play in Canada West beginning in September of 2014. The option is also now there for UBCO to apply to add sports, which is what the Okanagan Sun have been waiting for the last couple of years.
Ryan talks with UBCO Director of Athletics and Recreation Rob Johnson about the announcement on Thursday…
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By Cary Mellon on May 9, 2013
UBC Okanagan Heat teams make grade to stay in Canada West loop Teams vote to approve full membership after two years of probationary play UBC’s Okanagan Heat teams are now members of the big club – for good. Today, after a process that spanned more than five years, the UBC Okanagan Heat received the votes […]