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Wierks, Pauls named athletes of the year at UFV Cascades awards banquet

Sarah Wierks and Aaron Pauls were named the University of the Fraser Valley’s athletes of the year on Tuesday evening, as the Cascades athletic department held its annual awards banquet at the Ramada Plaza and Conference Centre. Wierks, a 6’2” fifth-year centre with the women’s basketball team, was honoured for a historic season. The Chilliwack […]

Cascades’ Kahlon wins silver medal at CIS wrestling nationals

University of the Fraser Valley wrestler Manheet Kahlon earned a silver medal at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championships, hosted by the University of Alberta in Edmonton on the weekend. Kahlon, competing in the men’s heavyweight (120 kg) division, battled his way to the final, where he fell to Kyle Nguyen of the Winnipeg […]

UFV men’s wrestling team earns bronze at Canada West championship

The University of the Fraser Valley wrestling program’s first-ever trip to the Canada West championship yielded a bronze medal for the men’s team. It wasn’t necessarily the medal colour the Cascades had been dreaming of – they came into the tournament, hosted by the University of Calgary, as the No. 1-ranked team in the nation. […]

Weekend preview: Wrestlers chase Canada West title, hoopsters play at home

The University of the Fraser Valley wrestling teams are flying to Calgary this week to participate in the Canada West championship, and they’re hoping to come back home with a banner. It might seem like an incredibly lofty goal, given the fact the Cascades wrestling program is in just its first year of Canada West […]

UFV men’s wrestling team victorious at home

The University of the Fraser Valley men’s wrestling team lived up to its advance billing at home, winning the Cascades Classic on Sunday at the Envision Athletic Centre. The Cascades men, who sit No. 1 in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national rankings, combined for seven individual medals – including three gold – en route […]

Cascades weekend preview: Wrestlers host first Canada West home meet, hoopsters hit the road

It’s an exciting week for the University of the Fraser Valley’s fledgling wrestling program, as they hold their first-ever Canada West home tournament. The Cascades Classic takes over the Envision Athletic Centre on Sunday, Feb. 1, with roughly 130 wrestlers in attendance from across Western Canada. Raj Virdi, who serves as co-coach of the Cascades […]

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