Laval Upsets Queen’s, Will Play for First Women’s Basketball Title in Program History

by David Conlin, Vikes Communication Photos by Christian J. Stewart, Independent Sports News March 11, 2017, VICTORIA, BC (U SPORTS) – The Laval Rouge et Or came out like a team possessed on Saturday afternoon, charging to a 45-29 half-time lead...

Vikes Season Comes to an End With Loss to Regina in Consolation Semis

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) With Files from David Conlin, Vikes Communication March 10, 2017, VICTORIA, BC (ISN) – It was a bittersweet moment Friday evening at the CARSA Performance Gym in Victoria, as the host UVic Vikes...

Huskies Move to Consolation Final With Win Over Cape Breton

by David Conlin, Vikes Communication Photos by Christian J. Stewart, ISN March 10, 2017, VICTORIA, BC (U SPORTS) – The Saskatchewan Huskies bounced back from their quarter-final loss to Laval on Thursday to stay alive on Friday night, beating Cape Breton...

Vikes Upset Bid Falls Short Against Carleton

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) March 9, 2017, Vicotria, BC (ISN) - Oh the upset it could have been.  The #8 seeded Victoria Vikes took a 37-30 lead into the half, only to see the #1 seeded...

McGill Books Trip to Semifinals with Victory over Regina

by David Conlin, Vikes Media Photos by Christian J. Stewart, ISN March 9, 2017, VICTORIA – The McGill Martlets advanced to the U SPORTS Women's Final 8 semifinals on Thursday night with a 72-62 victory over a resilient Regina Cougars team...

Laval Upsets Saskatchewan in Quarter-Final Match-Up

by David Conlin, Vikes Communication Photos, Christian J. Stewart, ISN March 9, 2017, VICTORIA (U SPORTS) – The Laval Rouge et Or may have entered as the seventh seed, but they showed on Wednesday afternoon that that their loss in the semifinals...

Queens Mounts Big Comeback Win Over Cape Breton in Opener at Nationals

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart, ISN March 9, 2017, VIctoria, BC (ISN) - The Queen's University Gaels can thank the students from Arbutus and Gordon Head Elementary School for the continuation of their 2017 U Sports Women's Basketball...

PREVIEW: Vikes look to defend home court at U SPORTS Final 8 in Victoria

Cameron Doherty, Vikes Communications Photos: Christian J. Stewart, ISN March 9, 2017, VICTORIA – For the first time since 1993 the UVic Vikes women's basketball team will welcome the best teams from across the country to battle it out for the right to...

Oak Bay Cruises to Record 22nd Vancouver Island AAAA High School Basketball Championship

Nanaimo (AAA), Brentwood College (AA) and Duncan Christian (A) Also Crowned Champs Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) February 25, 2017, Victoria, BC (ISN) - Jordan Touchie scored 22 points to lead the Oak Bay Bays to a 83-64 win...

Wellington, Nanaimo Soar Into AAA Vancouver Island High School Basketball Final

Lambrick, Brentwood College (AA), Belmont and Oak Bay (AAAA) Also Playing for Gold Saturday Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) February 24, 2017, Victoria, BC (ISN) - It will be an all mid-Island final Saturday night at the 2017...

Harlem Globetrotters Weave Their Basketball Magic in Victoria

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) February 23, 2017, Victoria, BC (ISN) - Tell me if you've seen this one before.  The Harlem Globetrotters, trailing late in a game, work a miraculous comeback and hit a dunk at...

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