Race times and final scores aren't the only numbers that count. The annual AAC breakfast recognizing the student-athletes for earning an 80 per cent or better GPA while playing on a varsity sports team was recently held.
UBCO will be one of the teams competing in 2020 with Canada West's commitment to growing the game of rugby 7s was reaffirmed Monday, as the conference announced an extension of their partnership with B2ten and Rugby Canada.
At home on the UBC Okanagan Gymnasium, the Heat women stayed in the game for more than three quarters, however, the visiting Calgary Dinos would prove their No. 2 national ranking, dropping the hosts (43-68).
Last weekend of varsity sporty at UBC Okanagan before the semester break.
The Calgary Dinos visit Kelowna for a tough basketball matchup. The women from Calgary are ranked second in the country and the men third.
After successfully transitioning the Heat cross country program into U SPORTS competition, John Machuga has elected to step down as the head coach of the UBC Okanagan men’s and women’s cross country teams, effective November 29.
The UBCO men's team's improved second-half play was not enough to overcome a 40-point halftime deficit on homecourt as the UBC Thunderbirds rallied to a convincing (112-57) win Friday night at the UBC Okanagan Gymnasium.
Big-time basketball will be in the gym this weekend, the Heat teams will look for a signature win against their big brother school, the UBC Thunderbirds. Start times on Friday night are 6 p.m. for the women and 8 p.m. for the men.