Heat Athletics The UBC Okanagan Heat women return to Canada West volleyball action this weekend at home against Alberta.

Heat volleyball launches 2018 at home

UBC Okanagan women and men open Canada West second semester against the U of A

UBC Okanagan’s volleyball squads will be on their home court for their first Canada West matches of 2018.

The Heat men and women will play host to the University of Alberta this weekend at the Kelowna campus gym.

Matches go at 6 and 8 p.m. on Friday, and at 5 and 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Steve Manuel’s women’s team, which lost its last two matches of 2017 to the Calgary Dinos, sits at 8-4 on the season and in fourth spot in Canada West. The Pandas (7-5) are tied for fifth with Brandon.

Coach Brad Hudson and the UBCO men (5-7) are tied for eighth in Canada West, while the Golden Bears (9-3) are in a three-way tie for fourth.

Heat basketball

Both UBC Okanagan basketball teams open up 2018 this weekend in Prince George with two games each against the UNBC Timberwolves.

Claire Meadows’ Heat women (0-10) are in search of their first victory of the season, while the T-Wolves are 4-8.

Pete Guarasci and the UBCO men are 2-8, while UNBC is 4-8.

The next home action for Heat basketball teams is Jan. 12 and 13 against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.

To report a typo, email: edit@kelownacapnews.com.


@KelownaCapNews
newstips@kelownacapnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Protective roof to be build over burned out historic Kelowna building

The city spending $29,000 to protect the charred remains of the Fleming House over the winter

West Kelowna council to be presented with new Community Wildfire Protection Plan

The plan will help access more funding for predicted wildfires in the new year

Single-vehicle crash on Highway 97 south of Vernon

Second crash on Highway 97 near Vernon Sunday

Being vegan during the holidays just got a little bit better

Cook up these delicious options during the holidays

Big White’s Big Reds Wine Festival grows in popularity

More than 600 guests attended the event

Cookies and puppies at the Kelowna BC SPCA

The Kelowna BC SPCA is hosting it’s annual Christmas bake sale on Dec. 15

Canada Post backlog, Greyhound exit creating headaches ahead of the holidays

The federal government forced members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers back to their jobs late last month

Top EU court rules UK can change mind over Brexit

Britain voted in 2016 to leave the 28-nation bloc, triggering a two-year exit process

UPDATE: Hedley residents will be without water for at least one week

Elevated levels of coliform and arsenic leave small town dry

Boeser scores 3, Pettersson has 5 points as Canucks hammer Blues

Vancouver picks up impressive 6-1 win in St. Louis

Cold case files: Murdered woman still unidentified after 44 years

Penticton RCMP releasing info on historical missing person and found human remains investigations

Okanagan Valley to see snow tonight

Environment Canada is calling for two-to-four centimetres of snow from Penticton to Salmon Arm

B.C. police stop drunk driver who offered up burger instead of ID

Roadblock checks over the weekend found at least two other impaired drivers

In Canada, the term ‘nationalism’ doesn’t seem to have a bad rap. Here’s why

Data suggest that Canadians don’t see the concept of nationalism the way people do in the United States

Most Read