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Lauren McNeil (left) and Joanna Brown (right) at the Trinity Western Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 9. (Contributed)

UBCO Heat women’s cross-country team capture gold and silver

Lauren McNeil and Joanna Brown have once again captured the spotlight at the Canada West Championships

 

The UBCO Heat softball club became national champions after defeating the St. Clair Saints on Sunday (Oct. 10) at the Canadian College Softball Association (CCSA) Championship game. (Contributed)

UBCO Heat softball club crowned Canadian College Softball Association champions

Five members of the Heat team were named to the Championship All-Star team after the game

 

The UBCO Heat women's golf team poses with their silver medals following the conclusion of the 2021 Canada West Championships. (Contributed)

UBCO Heat women’s golf team wins silver at Canada West Championships

This is the second time a Heat program won a Canada West silver medal

 

The team sits ninth in Canada in the first U Sports ranking of the season after finishing in second place at the Vikes Invitational back on Sept. 25. (Contributed)

UBCO Heat women’s cross country team among top 10 programs in the country

The team sits ninth in Canada in the first U Sports ranking of the season

The team sits ninth in Canada in the first U Sports ranking of the season after finishing in second place at the Vikes Invitational back on Sept. 25. (Contributed)
On Friday night, Oct. 1, the Heat and MacEwan Griffins battled in a high-scoring game. The Heat pulled an 87-82 victory in its first home game since the start of the pandemic. (Contributed)

UBCO Heat women’s basketball team wins first two games since COVID-19 pandemic

The Heat will continue its preseason schedule in two weeks in Edmonton

On Friday night, Oct. 1, the Heat and MacEwan Griffins battled in a high-scoring game. The Heat pulled an 87-82 victory in its first home game since the start of the pandemic. (Contributed)
The UBC Okanagan Heat are the newest member of Canada West track and field, which will allow them to compete at the 2021-22 Canada West championships. (Contributed)

UBCO to debut track and field program at 2021-22 Canada West championships

The UBCO Heat is the conference’s ninth track and field member

The UBC Okanagan Heat are the newest member of Canada West track and field, which will allow them to compete at the 2021-22 Canada West championships. (Contributed)
Fully vaccinated fans will be welcomed back to Nonis Field this weekend as women’s and men’s soccer hosts Thompson Rivers on Saturday and Sunday. (Contributed/GreyStroke Photography)

UBC Okanagan Heat welcoming fans back this weekend

All fans in attendance must be double vaccinated

Fully vaccinated fans will be welcomed back to Nonis Field this weekend as women’s and men’s soccer hosts Thompson Rivers on Saturday and Sunday. (Contributed/GreyStroke Photography)
Kelowna’s Stephanie Young of the UBCO Heat (left) tangles with Alberta Pandas defender McKayla Brault during U-Sports Canada West women’s soccer pre-season action in Edmonton. (Don Voaklander photo)

UBCO Heat melt Alberta Pandas

Vernon keeper earns shutout, Kelowna forward scores goal as UBCO defeats Alberta 1-0 in Canada West women’s soccer pre-season play

Kelowna’s Stephanie Young of the UBCO Heat (left) tangles with Alberta Pandas defender McKayla Brault during U-Sports Canada West women’s soccer pre-season action in Edmonton. (Don Voaklander photo)
UBCO Heat. (Contributed)

UBC Okanagan Heat set to host university softball national championship

The Heat will compete in their first-ever national championship in October against the nation’s best

UBCO Heat. (Contributed)
Jennifer Oakes (right) will be making her second appearance at the Paralympic Games with Canada's sitting volleyball team. (Contributed: UBCO Heat)

Former UBCO Heat women’s volleyball player to make second Paralympic Games appearance

Jennifer Oakes was a member of the UBCO Heat women’s volleyball team for two seasons

Jennifer Oakes (right) will be making her second appearance at the Paralympic Games with Canada's sitting volleyball team. (Contributed: UBCO Heat)
Former North Okanagan Knights forward Owen Spannier of Lake Country has signed with the expansion Okanagan Lakers of the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League. (AE Images)

Lake Country hockey forward signs with expansion college club

Owen Spannier of the KIJHL’s North Okanagan Knights will play for the Okanagan Lakers, based at UBCO/Okanagan College of the BCIHL

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Former North Okanagan Knights forward Owen Spannier of Lake Country has signed with the expansion Okanagan Lakers of the B.C. Intercollegiate Hockey League. (AE Images)
Emma Kearns. (Photo - UBCO Athletics)

CapriCMW scholarship awarded to UBCO cross country runner

Emma Kearns is the first cross-country athlete to win the CapriCMW Athletics Scholarship

Emma Kearns. (Photo - UBCO Athletics)
UBCO Heat athletics. (Contributed)

UBCO Heat look to future season after record-breaking convocation

A record 60 current and former members of Heat teams were among 2020’s graduating class

UBCO Heat athletics. (Contributed)
Former Vernon Panthers standout Jordan Korol of Coldstream capped off her college basketball career by being named UBC Okanagan’s Female Graduating Player of the Year. (UBCO Heat Athletics - photo)

Coldstream’s Korol top UBCO graduating female athlete

Jordan Korol goes out as one of the all-time best to wear a Heat uniform

Former Vernon Panthers standout Jordan Korol of Coldstream capped off her college basketball career by being named UBC Okanagan’s Female Graduating Player of the Year. (UBCO Heat Athletics - photo)
RBC Training Ground, a search for local and potential Olympians, comes to UBC Okanagan Feb. 29. (CBC Sports/RBC Training Ground)

Future Olympians invited to UBC Okanagan for RBC Training Ground

Okanagan athletes aged 14 to 25 can test their skills in front of Olympic officials Feb. 29

RBC Training Ground, a search for local and potential Olympians, comes to UBC Okanagan Feb. 29. (CBC Sports/RBC Training Ground)
John Lent released a book of poetry and an album back-to-back in the fall of 2019. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Okanagan author named UBCO writer-in-residence

Vernon’s John Lent will also announce the winner of the 2020 Okanagan Short Story Contest

John Lent released a book of poetry and an album back-to-back in the fall of 2019. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
UBC Okanagan’s Nik Federko led the Heat to a fourth place finish at the Canada West championships last weekend. It was the first-ever time UBCO hosted the event. (UBC Okanagan Athletics)

Heat qualify for Canada-wide golf championships after 4th place finish at Okanagan Golf Club

Men qualify, women miss cut at UBCO-hosted inaugural Canada West tournament

UBC Okanagan’s Nik Federko led the Heat to a fourth place finish at the Canada West championships last weekend. It was the first-ever time UBCO hosted the event. (UBC Okanagan Athletics)
UBC Okanagan golf team starts season with historic win

UBC Okanagan golf team starts season with historic win

Men’s team Cole Wilson led the Heat to two titles at the University of Alberta Invitational

UBC Okanagan golf team starts season with historic win
The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s softball team opened up their inaugural season over the Labour Day long weekend. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)

UBC Okanagan women’s softball puts good foot forward in season-opener

The Heat started their first-ever Western Collegiate Softball Association season over Labour Day

The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s softball team opened up their inaugural season over the Labour Day long weekend. (Mackenzie Britton - Capital News)
Jessica Podskalny will join the UBC Okanagan Heat womens softball team after two years with the Douglas College Royals. Photo: Douglas College Royals Athletics

Okanagan draws in Metro Vancouver softball star

Jessica Podskalny will pitch for UBC Okanagan in their inaugural softball season

Jessica Podskalny will join the UBC Okanagan Heat womens softball team after two years with the Douglas College Royals. Photo: Douglas College Royals Athletics