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Category: NCAA / U Sports

Stanford goes third straight at NCAA Division I swimming and diving championships

Photo by Jack Spitser / Spitser Photography / NCAA. It’s one of the fastest swim meets of the year, where impressive feats of speed often call for the history books to be re-written when the lights come down. However, this is not a competition between professionals swimmers, but for college kids. Many putting down the […]

Preview for the upcoming March Madness

Arike Ogunbowale of Notre Dame after sinking a thrilling game-winning shot in the 2019 championship game. (Photo courtesy of The Globe and Mail.) Before 64 of the top women’s basketball teams begin their emotionally grinding three-week journey, here’s a preview to help guide you through the madness. The top seeds across all four regions will […]

NCAA conference tournament season is upon us

All standings and rankings are after games on Monday March 4. It’s that wonderful time of year in which every NCAA Division One women’s basketball team has one last shot at a conference championship in a single elimination format, with hopes of reaching nationals. Breaking down the conferences, there is a clear divide. Those with […]

UBC wins 10th consecutive Canada West banner

Photo courtesy of UBC Swimming Instagram page. The University of British Columbia (UBC) is remarkable for its ability to consistently bring swimmers prepared for battle at championship time. They repeated this feat by capturing both the women’s and men’s Canadian Western Championship banners at this year’s championships hosted in Calgary. This was the sixth consecutive […]

UBC Rowing wins women’s and men’s overall points titles at Canadian University Championships

The UBC women’s team hold the championship banner with Coach Craig Pond. Photo by Stephen Leithwood/Brock Badgers. The University of British Columbia (UBC) made history at this year’s Canadian University (CUs) Rowing Championships, winning both the women’s and men’s overall points banners. Brock University held the regatta for the first time, and racing was held […]

NCAA D1 basketball preview

Photo courtesy of ESPN.com. After all four #1 seeds made the final four last year, a pair of exciting overtime games saw Notre Dame outlast Connecticut and Mississippi State survive Louisville before they met in the finals. A veteran-filled Fighting Irish squad beat Mississippi State 61-58 to win their second national championship in program history. […]

UBC triumphs at Western Canada university rowing championships

Last weekend, student-athlete rowers from eight universities across Western Canada gathered at Telford Lake in Leduc, Alberta for the Western Canadian University Rowing Championships. ​ It was very much Canadian fall rowing conditions, with snow on the docks and a challenging cross wind, bringing with it a chill of -8 C. However, the 107 athletes […]