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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

 

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

 

UBC Okanagan’s Amaya Perry (#19), who won the U Sports Rookie of the Year in early March, wins the UBCO Heat Athletics Award for Female Rookie of the Year. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)

Perry and Stanley awarded top UBC Okanagan rookies

The volleyball star and soccer star won the prize over Heat’s virtual awards banquet

 

UBC Okanagan’s Amaya Perry (#19), who won the U Sports Rookie of the Year in early March, has been named a UBCO Heat Athletics Award finalist. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)

UBC Okanagan names Heat Athletic Awards finalists

The 29th annual award celebration was cancelled but Heat athletes still honoured by UBCO

UBC Okanagan’s Amaya Perry (#19), who won the U Sports Rookie of the Year in early March, has been named a UBCO Heat Athletics Award finalist. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)
UBC Okanagan’s Amaya Perry caps off impressive year with U Sports Rookie of the Year win after being named the Canada West Rookie of the Year, the first Heat player to ever win the award. (Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)

Heat’s Perry makes history with U Sports Rookie of the Year Award win

UBC Okanagan volleyball player is the first-ever Heat athlete to win the award

UBC Okanagan’s Amaya Perry caps off impressive year with U Sports Rookie of the Year win after being named the Canada West Rookie of the Year, the first Heat player to ever win the award. (Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)
UBCO Heat’s Amaya Perry named Canada West Rookie of the Year

UBCO Heat’s Amaya Perry named Canada West Rookie of the Year

Perry is the first to win the award in UBCO sports history

UBCO Heat’s Amaya Perry named Canada West Rookie of the Year
The Heat’s Jaeli Ibbetson scored 20 points in UBCO’s basketball home-opener on Nov. 1 (UBC Okanagan Athletics)

UBC Okanagan forward named to Canada West All-Rookie Team

Kelowna’s Jaeli Ibbetson averaged 13.8 points a game in her first year with the Heat

The Heat’s Jaeli Ibbetson scored 20 points in UBCO’s basketball home-opener on Nov. 1 (UBC Okanagan Athletics)
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)
Sepideh Pakpour, an assistant professor with UBCO’s School of Engineering, said test show levitating human plasma may lead to faster, more reliable, portable and simpler disease detection. (Contributed)

UBC Okanagan researches health benefits of levitating blood

Floating human plasma helps researchers detect diseases like opioid addiction

Sepideh Pakpour, an assistant professor with UBCO’s School of Engineering, said test show levitating human plasma may lead to faster, more reliable, portable and simpler disease detection. (Contributed)
Junior Heat volleyball stars. From left, Lexi Prefontaine, Taysha Boulter, Brooklyn Parliament, Tessa Ivans, Madelyn Hettinga, Rosie Howard, Amelia Anderson, Sophie Lachapelle and Anya Pemberton. (Photo: John Anderson)

Strong side: Okanagan volleyball aces moving on to university level

This Junior Heat squad has nine teammates heading to collegiate level next season

Junior Heat volleyball stars. From left, Lexi Prefontaine, Taysha Boulter, Brooklyn Parliament, Tessa Ivans, Madelyn Hettinga, Rosie Howard, Amelia Anderson, Sophie Lachapelle and Anya Pemberton. (Photo: John Anderson)
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 Heat softball coach Joni Frei addresses her squad during their inaugural season. (Contributed)

UBC Okanagan to host 2020 softball national championships

The Heat will host the Canadian Collegiate Softball Association National Championships in October

UBC Okanagan Heat softball coach Joni Frei addresses her squad during their inaugural season. (Contributed)
(UBC Okanagan Athletics)

UBCO Heat drop volleyball home-opener

Men and women squads get a rematch against the University of Alberta on Saturday

(UBC Okanagan Athletics)
(Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)

UBC Okanagan in for tough volleyball home-opener challenge

The Heat host the University of Alberta Friday and Saturday

(Photo: UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)
Hamish Walde takes a free kick for the UBC Okanagan Heat. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)

Heat players included in Canada West all-star team nods

Hamish Walde and Pierson Stanley grab some of the league’s top accolades

Hamish Walde takes a free kick for the UBC Okanagan Heat. (UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)
(UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)

UBCO Heat fall just short in final play at Hindson Cup

The 24-20 loss came to the Calgary Dinos last weekend

(UBC Okanagan Heat athletics)
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)
The Heat’s Erica Lampert carries the ball in UBC Okanagan’s 1-0 loss to the Calgary Dinos on Sept. 29. (Photo: UBCO Heat Athletics)

Heat women’s squad nets first win in weekend series

The Heat will look for their second win of the year this weekend with games against UVic and UBC

The Heat’s Erica Lampert carries the ball in UBC Okanagan’s 1-0 loss to the Calgary Dinos on Sept. 29. (Photo: UBCO Heat 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
UBC Okanagan’s Sam McDonald looks to make a pass in the Heat soccer action. (File photos for UBC Okanagan Heat athletics.)

Heat defender earns league accolade as 2nd star of the week

UBCO’s Sam McDonald has led the Heat to a 4-1-1 start to the season

UBC Okanagan’s Sam McDonald looks to make a pass in the Heat soccer action. (File photos for UBC Okanagan Heat athletics.)