Cheerleading is a tough sport. Historically, there are few activities as underappreciated and as over-stereotyped as the art of the cheerleader, despite the excruciating physical demands and intense training it requires. Contrary to popular belief, the ability to clap like a seal and date members of the football team do not a cheerleader make; just ask Coach Brooke Ostendorf and her team, the UFV Cascade Elite.
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.
The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades women’s soccer team defeated the University of Regina Cougars, 2-0, to improve their Canada West regular season record to 6-5-1 for 19 points and a tie with the University of Saskatchewan Huskies for fourth place in Canada West. There are only two regular season matches remaining, both of which take place next weekend.
The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades Men’s Volleyball Team split their weekend games defeating the Camosun College Chargers, 3-0, on Saturday and falling Friday night to the VIU Mariners, 3-0. The Cascades record improves to 2-1, in the BCCAA.
The UFV sports season is winding down, and it’s time to acknowledge those who have played their last game in the green-and-white, scored their last points, and dug their last hit. Over the coming weeks, The Cascade will be interviewing each of these individuals, recognizing them both for their character as leaders and their skill as players. These men and women are the “legends” of UFV Sports.
By Nathan Hutton (Contributor) – Email Print Edition: September 11, 2013 This past Friday night, UFV women’s soccer kicked off the regular season with a match...
In men’s soccer, The University of Saskatchewan Huskies topped the UFV Cascades 2-1 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The UFV defeat dropped the Cascades Canada West regular season record to 2-8-0. The Cascades, currently sitting in sixth place, trail the fourth place Huskies by 11 points this season. There are only four games remaining for the Cascades, all home games at Bateman Park.
After a solid three weeks, the Cascades men’s volleyball team heads into their new season. Head coach Kyle Donen talks about the team’s strengths and weaknesses this year, as well as their recent winning weekend.
The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades men's basketball team drove down Highway 1 to play an exhibition game at Sardis Secondary School, in Chilliwack, BC. They defeated the University of British Columbia-Okanagan Heat (CCAA-BCCAA) 102-75. The win improves the Cascades preseason record to 3-0 and marks the first time they have stepped on the court since their sweep of the two NCAA schools in July, at the Envision Athletic Centre. The Cascades received a solid performance from all 11 players dressed, as they all played valuable minutes and scored at least one point in the exhibition game. Zeon Gray, from Los Angeles, led the Cascades with a game high 25-point performance. Sam Freeman, from Coquitlam, added 21-points of his own. Meanwhile, Ryan Fahendeg from Kelowna, added 19-points and three rebounds against his old school. Three different players led the Cascades in total rebounds with four each as UFV pulled down 23 total rebounds for the game.
Schedule of upcoming Cascades home games.