High School Basketball Kicks Into Gear at Parkland – Mt. Douglas Tip Off Tournament

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) December 3, 2016, Saanich, BC (ISN) - The 2016-2017 Senior Boys High School basketball season kicked into high gear Friday night, as a number of local teams including the Lambrick Park Lions, Mt. Douglas Rams and Parkland...

Claremont Tops SMUS in 2017-2018 High School Basketball Season Opener

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) December 5, 2017, Victoria BC (ISN) - The 2017-2018 South Island Senior Boys High School Basketball season began on a number of fronts Tuesday, with the Claremont Spartans thumping the St. Michael’s University (SMUS) Blue Jags 56-31...

Bugiardini registers double-double, Vikes bounce back for victory over Dinos

Story by David Conlin, Vikes Communication Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) VICTORIA – Jenna Bugiardini finished with 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Victoria Vikes to a 58-51 victory in their home opener against the Calgary Dinos at the CARSA Performance Gym. The loss was the...

Miclat Leads Totems Past Ballenas in Vancouver Island AAA High School Basketball Championships Opener

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) UPDATED: February 23, 2016, Victoria, BC (ISN) - With big guns Lyndon Hamilton and Chris Niketas running cold, Vic High's Jairus Miclat stepped up for 17 points to lead the Totems past the Ballenas Whalers 57-44 in...

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 saw their 2016-2017 Women's basketball...

Brentwood College Tops Oak Bay in Clash of the Titans, Wins UVic Alumni Classic

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) December 30, 2017, Victoria, BC (ISN) - In an epic battle between two previously undefeated and #1 ranked teams in their respective Provincial tiers, it was AA Brentwood College who stayed undefeated and emerged with a thrilling...

Alberta’s Winston Churchill and Oak Bay to Meet in Gary Taylor Final

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) December 15, 2017, Victoria, BC (ISN)  - It will be a battle between BC and Alberta Saturday evening in the Championship game of the 2017 Gary Taylor High School Basketball Classic, as the host Oak Bay Bays...

Carleton Overtakes Queen’s to Capture Bronze at Women’s Basketball Nationals

by David Conlin, Vikes Communications Photos by Christian J. Stewart, Independent Sports News March 12, 2017, VICTORIA, BC  – The No. 1 Carleton Ravens finished the 2017 U SPORTS Women’s Final 8 on a high note on Sunday, using a game-high 18 points from Catherine Traer...

Vikes home-opener spoiled by potent Dinos

Story by Cameron Doherty, Vikes Communications Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) VICTORIA – The reigning Canada West champion and No. 4 ranked team in the nation - the Calgary Dinos - stormed onto the court at the CARSA Performance Gym Friday night and walked away with a...

UBC men’s basketball to host UC Santa Barbara

The UBC Thunderbirds men’s basketball team will play host to special NCAA guests as the University of California Santa Barbara Gauchos will travel north of the border for a late summer battle at historic War Memorial Gym.   The contest is set for this coming Friday,...

Krug Sparks Vikes to Playoff Sweep of MacEwan

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) February 18, 2017, Victoria, BC (ISN) - UVic Vikes guard Jenna Krug came alive when it mattered, scoring 19 of her 22 points in the second half, to propel the Vikes to a 68-60 win over the...

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