Stories

Redeemer Adds Saskatchewan Product Josh Carbonel

ANCASTER, Ont. -- On the heels of another fourth-place finish in the OCAA, the Redeemer Royals have started to assemble their roster for the 2020-21 campaign. The Royals finished fourth at the 2020 OCAA Men's Basketball Championship back at the beginning of March, dropping the Bronze Medal game to the Seneca Sting, 97-81. The loss ended the…

Caleb Sooley Commits to Dalhousie

HALIFAX -- Just over two weeks removed from the National Championship game, Head Coach Rick Plato and the Dalhousie Tigers are looking ahead to the 2020-21 season. Back on March 8th, 2020, the Tigers fell in the U Sports Men's Basketball National Championship game to the Carleton Ravens, 74-65. Still, their Silver Medal finish was their best-ever…

SAIT Trojans Add Two Recruits to 2020-21 Roster

CALGARY -- Head Coach Bir Parmar has landed his first two recruits for the SAIT Trojans women's basketball program ahead of the 2020-21 season. In what has been a relatively quiet off-season thus far in terms of recruits, Parmar and the Trojans made their first two moves on Thursday afternoon. They dipped into the talent pool…

A Career in Full: Gee-Gees Honour Stoqua and Epistola in Final Game

By Michael Sun, the Charlatan OTTAWA -- As the clock wound down on Calvin Epistola and Sean Stoqua’s university basketball careers, a special moment came up. With around two minutes remaining in the U Sports consolation finals game between the Ottawa Gee-Gees and the Alberta Golden Bears, there was a stoppage in play as both…

Transfer Guard Arthur Reece Commits to Langara

VANCOUVER -- One of the country's most talented back court rotations added another piece to the puzzle for the 2020-21 season. With a back court rotation that could very well feature the likes of Moeiz Athaya (Abbotsford, B.C.) and Luka Lizdek (Vancouver, B.C.), if they do return for the 2020-21 season, the Langara Falcons have increased…

Rachel Fradgley’s Self Discovery

by Michael Sun - The Charlatan LONDON, Ont. -- Rachel Fradgley is back home. The London forward and Western teacher’s college student has had a basketball career and life of highs and lows – as well as self-discovery. It’s taken her from London to Vancouver to back to London. Now, she’s playing for the local Western…

The Balance Within

by Michael Sun, The Charlatan When the Western Mustangs contacted Nate McKibbon about their head coach opening last summer, it gave him a chance to go back to his roots. McKibbon had just finished his fourth season as the women’s basketball head coach at Mount Royal University in Calgary when the Western job became open…