Author Archive | Dan Kinvig

Coaching at BC Games a thrill for UFV student Broatch

For University of the Fraser Valley kinesiology student Jordan Broatch, the BC Summer Games represented a unique opportunity. Broatch was the head coach of the Fraser River (Zone 4) baseball team at the Games, which were held July 21-24 in Abbotsford. The 28-year-old White Rock product is no stranger to standing on the top step […]

Wierks named CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadian

Sarah Wierks of the University of the Fraser Valley women’s basketball program has been selected to receive Canadian Interuniversity Sport’s most prestigious academic award. Wierks, a Chilliwack, B.C. product, is a member of the CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadian team for the 2014-15 season. She is the first-ever UFV Cascades athlete to achieve the distinction. […]

Budget development forums: Oct 19 and 21

A message from President Mark Evered 2016-17 Budget Development: Attend a Forum The university has begun the process of planning its budget for next year. As in the past, we welcome your guidance. I invite all members of the UFV community to attend one of the following two opportunities to discuss the principles, goals, opportunities, […]

Cascades cruise past UBC, clinch Canada West bronze medal

The University of the Fraser Valley men’s basketball team secured the second Canada West podium finish in program history on Saturday evening, blowing out the UBC Thunderbirds 87-71 in the conference bronze medal game in Saskatoon. Third-year point guard Manny Dulay, held scoreless in the Cascades’ semifinal loss to the Victoria Vikes on Friday, bounced […]

Cascades gearing up for Final Four — watch online Fri at 4 pm

The UFV men’s basketball team makes its fourth straight Canada West Final Four appearance this weekend in Saskatoon, putting them within reach of two significant accomplishments: a national championship berth, and the program’s first-ever conference title. The No. 2-seeded Cascades take on the No. 3 Victoria Vikes in the Canada West semifinals on Friday at […]

Cascades fend off Dinos to punch Final Four ticket for fourth straight year

For the fourth straight year, the University of the Fraser Valley men’s basketball team is headed to the Canada West Final Four. The tournament will take place at the University of Saskatchewan next weekend. The Canada West Final Four begins Friday at the PAC. The Cascades will meet the Victoria Vikes will meet in the […]

Women’s basketball: Cascades host Cougars in first round best-of-3

As the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades and the Regina Cougars prepare to duel in the first round of the Canada West playoffs, it’s fascinating to take stock of the striking similarities between the two squads.It’s fair to refer to the Cascades and Cougars as two of the most decorated programs in recent Canada […]

Nationals bound! Beck’s goal lifts UFV past Alberta in Canada West semis

Shelby Beck’s goal in the 71st minute on Friday evening simultaneously lifted the University of the Fraser Valley women’s soccer team past the Alberta Pandas into the Canada West final, and into the CIS national championship tournament. Playing in the Canada West semis on a foggy Halloween night at Trinity Western University’s Rogers Field, Carley […]