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UBC Okanagan women’s golf team. From left, McKenna Lesiuk, Samantha Copeland and Rebecca Reitsma. File photos for UBC Okanagan Heat athletics

UBC Okanagan womens golf team advances to championships for 1st time

The Heat take the field at the Golf Canada University and College Championships

UBC Okanagan women’s golf team. From left, McKenna Lesiuk, Samantha Copeland and Rebecca Reitsma. File photos for UBC Okanagan Heat athletics
From left, Lucas Hicklin, Mark Lawrence, Guiliano Montagliani and Jacob Sol are four of the six new players who will look to join the UBC Okanagan Heat mens’ soccer program in the fall. Photo: UBC Okanagan Athletics

UBC Okanagan brings in wave of soccer talent

Six new players will join the Heat in the upcoming 2019 season

From left, Lucas Hicklin, Mark Lawrence, Guiliano Montagliani and Jacob Sol are four of the six new players who will look to join the UBC Okanagan Heat mens’ soccer program in the fall. Photo: UBC Okanagan Athletics
File photo courtesy of UBC Okanagan Heat athletics

Straight Outta Rutland: UBC Okanagan adds Rutland basketball star

Prabhtej Deol will join the Heat this upcoming season

File photo courtesy of UBC Okanagan Heat athletics
Federal Minister of Public Services, Procurement and Accessibility Carla Qualtrough and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr joined UBC Okanagan officials to cut the ribbon for new research facility at university. (contributed)

UBC Okanagan opens new spaces for community-engaged research

Nearly $1 million in funding led to the new facilities

Federal Minister of Public Services, Procurement and Accessibility Carla Qualtrough and Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr joined UBC Okanagan officials to cut the ribbon for new research facility at university. (contributed)
UBC Okanagan nets new mens basketball coach

UBC Okanagan nets new mens basketball coach

Clayton Pottinger will take over from interim head coach Ken Olynyk.

UBC Okanagan nets new mens basketball coach
Photo: UBC Okanagan Athletics

UBC Okanagan gets new softball team

The new team will be led by long-time softball coach Joni Frei

Photo: UBC Okanagan Athletics
Coach Bobby Mitchell. Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics

UBC Okanagan extends womens basketball coach

Bobby Mitchell will continue head coach duties

Coach Bobby Mitchell. Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics
Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics

UBC Okanagan player wins 2019 Sylvia Sweeny Award

Jordan Korol was named the Student-Athlete Community Service Award winner in Canada West

Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat Athletics
UBC Okanagan adds Coquitlam guard to 2019 class

UBC Okanagan adds Coquitlam guard to 2019 class

Tessa Burton joins the Heat’s basketball program

UBC Okanagan adds Coquitlam guard to 2019 class
UBC Okanagan bringing KSS Owl into the fold

UBC Okanagan bringing KSS Owl into the fold

Kelowna Secondary’s Jaeli Ibbetson will join the Heat women’s squad in 2019

UBC Okanagan bringing KSS Owl into the fold
Heat player evades a tackle. Photo: Dan Kinvig

UBC Okanagan unable to snag a win in Abbotsford rugby tournament

The Heat look to build off games against tough competition.

Heat player evades a tackle. Photo: Dan Kinvig
UBC Okanagan’s Berrios finishes historic career

UBC Okanagan’s Berrios finishes historic career

Aldrich Berrios played his last game for the Heat Jan. 26

UBC Okanagan’s Berrios finishes historic career
UBC Okanagan athletic director wants to meld programs with community

UBC Okanagan athletic director wants to meld programs with community

Tom Huisman sees the beneficial connections between UBCO and local sports programs

UBC Okanagan athletic director wants to meld programs with community
UBCO Heat men’s and women’s basketball squads bounce over MacEwan

UBCO Heat men’s and women’s basketball squads bounce over MacEwan

The women got their first win of the season, while the men keep their playoff hopes alive

UBCO Heat men’s and women’s basketball squads bounce over MacEwan
A Kamloops Blazers’ players trash talks Nolan Foote during the Rockets win over the Blazers on Dec. 29. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Kelowna sports in 90

Sports update from Mackenzie Britton

A Kamloops Blazers’ players trash talks Nolan Foote during the Rockets win over the Blazers on Dec. 29. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Erik Gardiner celebrates a goal against the Tri-City Americans. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze

Updates in the Kelowna sports world

Rockets, Canada Games, Sun and more updates

Erik Gardiner celebrates a goal against the Tri-City Americans. Photo: Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze
Emily Instant of Coquitlam will join Heat in 2019. Photo: UBCO website.

UBCO basketball brings in 6’3 Coquitlam player

Emily Instant will join UBCO in 2019

Emily Instant of Coquitlam will join Heat in 2019. Photo: UBCO website.
Veronika Fagan races during the UBC Okanagan Invitational at Mission Creek Regional Park in Kelowna on Sept. 29, 2018. Fagan, a fourth-year nursing student, was the top female Heat in the race, finishing first in the team’s first U SPORTS race they hosted. (Greystoke Photo)

Kelowna close-up: The making of a great cross country runner

UBC Okanagan nursing student has become a national class runner

  • Nov 8, 2018
Veronika Fagan races during the UBC Okanagan Invitational at Mission Creek Regional Park in Kelowna on Sept. 29, 2018. Fagan, a fourth-year nursing student, was the top female Heat in the race, finishing first in the team’s first U SPORTS race they hosted. (Greystoke Photo)
Martina Mason played two years in the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) with Bellevue College.                                -Image: Vancouver Sports Photography

Point guard to join Heat, via Quest U

Martina Mason, from Washington,

  • Jul 19, 2018
Martina Mason played two years in the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) with Bellevue College.                                -Image: Vancouver Sports Photography
Heat recruit Leon Schenker averaged 25 points per game in his senior season with the Vernon Panthers. -Image: Contributed

Vernon guard joins Heat for 2018-19 season

Two-time Vernon Panthers MVP Leon Schenker is among UBCO basketball’s new recruits

  • Jul 10, 2018
Heat recruit Leon Schenker averaged 25 points per game in his senior season with the Vernon Panthers. -Image: Contributed
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