Cascades lose four games in one weekend to the Wolfpack

2015-16 is the final regular season where we see the Canada West basketball Conference (BC through Manitoba) of Canadian Interuniversity Sport competition split into two age-appropriate divisions. The Explorers Division houses the six newest teams, in UFV, Thompson Rivers, UBC-Okanagan, UNBC, Mount Royal, and Grant Macewan. Meanwhile, the Pioneers Division is home to the elder statesmen of CW Basketball, in Victoria, UBC, Saskatchewan, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Regina, TWU, Calgary, Alberta, Lethbridge, and Brandon. Needless to say, there’s some uneven scale-tipping taking place west of “On-terrible.”

Kayli Sartori on the myth of balancing life and basketball

Kayli Sartori is beginning her fourth year with the Cascades women’s basketball team as a guard / forward. The agriculture student talks about her favourite moments playing with the Cascades, as well as being named Canada West’s third star of the week.

Manny Dulay balances sport and school, with time left for “Movember”

As the Cascades men’s basketball team finishes off their second home weekend of the season, Manny Dulay begins his fourth year as a guard for the team. The kinesiology student talks to The Cascade about his beginnings with the sport, as well as his Movember fundraising initiative.

Shayna Cameron: four years and counting

After four years at Quest University, Shayna Cameron finishes her final year of eligibility as a guard with the Cascades women’s basketball team. Having just completed her liberal arts and science degree, Cameron is working on her prerequisites for grad school. Cameron talks playing for Quest, her future with basketball, and what she loves about the sport.

Season preview: women’s basketball

With a new roster and a larger team than last season, the Cascades women’s basketball team gears up for their regular season. As the team hits the halfway mark of their preseason, head coach Al Tuchscherer talks about their strengths and weaknesses, as well as what to expect in the upcoming season.

UFV broadcasting team shares their trade secrets

Image: Anthony Biondi

Aaron Levy, CIVL station manager, and Jaslyen Singh (Jazz), a former UFV women’s basketball player: these are the two voices of the UFV broadcasting team. I got the chance to sit down with both Aaron and Jazz to see if I could get a little insight into some of the secrets behind their craft.