All-Indigenous Basketball Team Takes to the Courts

The BC Summer Games are filled with storylines from underdogs to goliaths. However, one team had to undergo an especially difficult journey just to arrive at the games in sunny Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. The Zone 7 (North West) Basketball team isn’t only...

Vikes Unveil Walk of Excellence Exhibit, Ticket Passes Ahead of Women’s National Championships

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart, ISN February 1, 2017, VICTORIA, BC (ISN) – University of Victoria Women's Basketball Coach Dani Sinclair and current players Jenna Bugiardini, Marissa Dheensaw, Jasmine de Vries and Paige Thomson were all on hand Wednesday afternoon, as Vikes Athletics...

Camosun Chargers Men’s Basketball Ty Cleland Led Team To Huge Win

Chargers men’s basketball team nets a split against nationally ranked competitiors The Camosun Chargers Men’s Basketball team netted a split on the November 9 and 10 weekend, beginning with a thrilling 81-76 victory against the 2018 CCAA National Silver medalist Douglas Royals (currently ranked #11...

Barry Rawlyk New GM Of The Canadian Elite Basketball League Saskatchewan Rattlers

The winningest coach in Huskie men's basketball history is set to take on another challenge after the Saskatchewan Rattlers, member club of the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL), announced Barry Rawlyk as their second General Manager in franchise history. Rawlk, who will also continue in his role...

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 of the RSEQ playoffs won’t...

WolfPack Lose A “Shootout” To Open Canada West Play In Series

Brandon, MB—Defense was put on the back burner as the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack and the Brandon University Bobcats opened up their best of three Canada West men’s basketball play in series. The hometown Bobcats took the opener 101-97 on Friday night (Feb 17)at the...

Heavy Canada West content on Canadian Commonwealth Games teams

There will be no shortage of Canada West connections on the hardcourt for Canada at the Commonwealth Games, as Basketball Canada announced its teams for the upcoming Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Tuesday.   A total of six CW men’s players, along with Summer Masikewich...

Vikes Streak Snapped at Six With Loss to Trinity Western

Story and Photos by Chrisitan J. Stewart (ISN) With files from Vikes Communications January 27, 2017, Victoria, BC (ISN) - The Trinity Western Spartans jumped out to an early lead and then hung on for a 64-60 win over the UVic Vikes in U Sports Canada...

Blue Jays free agent pitcher Jaime Garcia

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed free agent LHP JAIME GARCIA to a one-year contract (US $8,000,000) with a club option for the 2019 season. GARCIA, 31, appeared for three clubs last season posting 5-10 record with a 4.41 ERA in 27 starts between the Atlanta...

WolfPack men’s basketball set for their home opener hosting Vikes

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s basketball team will be looking to impress as they have their Canada West home opener this weekend. The WolfPack will be on the Warner Rentals Court at the Tournament Capital Centre as they play host to the University of...

Large first quarter deficit hurts Vikes in loss to Cougars

REGINA, Sask. - The University of Regina women's basketball team used 14-0 runs at the start of the first and third quarters to power them to a 69-53 win over the Victoria Vikes at the Centre for Kinesiology, Health & Sport on Saturday night. "We...

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