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Cascade soccer’s Mark Village named to the 2012 Canada West All-Star team

GoalkeeperMark Village of the UFV Cascades has been named to the 2012 Canada West men’s soccer second all-star team. The third year General Studies major from Abbotsford played in 13 of the 14 Cascades regular season games, guiding UFV to their most successful Canada West record 5-5-4 for 19 team points. Village made 57 saves […]

UFV Cascades bringing John Herdman to breakfast

You saw him on the soccer sidelines during the Olympics, guiding Canada’s national women’s soccer team to a bronze medal; you likely shared his anguish during the controversial semifinal against the United States. Now you can see national team head coach John Herdman up close and personal at the UFV Cascades’ inaugural breakfast fundraiser. Herdman, […]

UFV celebrates giving at annual Changing Lives awards ceremony

In what was described as a cross between a blind date and speed dating, UFV benefactors and the recipients of their generosity got together recently to meet, greet, thank, and celebrate philanthropy. The university held its annual Changing Lives awards ceremony at the Ramada Inn recently. The casual meet-and-greet format groups donors and recipients together, […]

UFV Cascades explode in 2011-12 with record breaking performances

The sports historian who wrote “records are meant to broken” must have had this year’s University of the Fraser Valley Cascades in mind, as the nine teams earned two national bronze medals and  three conference silver medals, and four different student-athletes earned national all-star recognition, nine different student-athletes were selected conference all-stars, and two were […]

Rocky Olfert kicks off school year as UFV’s new Athletic Director

After a nine-month search for the right candidate, UFV has finally found a new Athletic Director. Starting next week, Rocky Olfert will dive into the world of UFV athletics, taking over the role from interim director Chris Bertram. Olfert comes to UFV from Columbia Bible College, where he notably led the men’s volleyball team to […]

Rick Hansen tour

Rick Hansen anniversary tour to visit UFV

Rick Hansen anniversary tour to visit UFV Twenty-five year ago Rick Hansen set out in his wheelchair to travel around the world to raise awareness about spinal cord research. Now, the man who has become a Canadian icon is back at it making sure his message, just like his wheels, is still in motion. His […]

Grewal and Bruce named UFV Cascades Athletes of the Year

Kyle Grewal, men’s basketball and Kayla Bruce, women’s volleyball, are 2012 University of the Fraser Valley Cascades athletes of the year.   Colton O’Neill, men’s soccer, and Krista Hogewoning, women’s volleyball, are the UFV Cascades Rookies of the Year.  The Cascades celebrated the 2011-12 varsity season, at the Ramada Plaza and Conference Centre, at the annual […]

Cascades playoff action — men’s basketball & women’s volleyball at nats; women’s basketball fighting to get there.

Three UFV athletic teams are involved in playoff action this weekend. The women’s volleyball team is playing in the national collegiate championships in Nanaimo, starting today (Thursday). The men’s basketball team plays in the Final Eight national tournament starting tomorrow (Friday) and the women’s basketball team plays for its life in a regional four-team tournament […]