Vikes battle back to win men’s rugby national championship

A fantastic battle between two long-time rivals came down to a last-second kick by Max Radcliffe. The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds first-year scrum half lined up his kick, took his time, but missed left. With no time on the clock, the University of Victoria Vikes...

Vikes Hand Golden Bears First Loss

The University of Victoria Vikes leaned on three big men to split a weekend series with the University of Alberta Golden Bears. The Vikes rallied and shutdown the Bears 64-55 on Saturday night during Canada West play at the CARSA Performance Gym. Fifth-year forward Hayden Lejeune...

UBC Thunderbirds Punch Their Ticket To The Semifinals

The UBC Thunderbirds advanced to the U SPORTS Women’s Soccer Championship semifinal following their 1-0 victory over the Montréal Carabins on Thursday evening at Centennial Stadium.   The Carabins earned the first great opportunity in the fifth minute. Amelia Crawford thought she managed the space well...

Dinos eliminate host Vikes in Women’s Soccer Championship

The Calgary Dinos became the fourth and final semifinalist on Thursday evening at the 2019 U SPORTS Women’s Soccer Championship, defeating the host Victoria Vikes 1-0 in front of a boisterous hometown crowd. “I thought we were really resilient tonight and we brought a good,...

Vikes soccer earns Canada West All-Star honours

Three members of the University of Victoria Vikes soccer program were recognized with Canada West All-Star selections on Thursday afternoon. Leading the way was Isaac Koch with the men’s program, as he was named a First Team All-Star. Koch, a West Kelowna product, was one of...

HarbourCats Ballpark Blonde Earns Silver Medal at 2019 BC Beer Awards

The Victoria HarbourCats came within one game of winning the 2019 WCL Championship last August, earning a silver medal if you will, and now the first-year partnership between the HarbourCats and Duncan's Red Arrow Brewing has paid off in the same way, with Red...

Camosun Chargers women’s volleyball team sets up for exciting new season

The Camosun Chargers Women’s Volleyball program is setting up for an exciting new season with 13 experienced returnees and four talented recruits making up the 2019-20 roster.   “We’ve got a lot of depth, so it will be challenging,” said Chargers Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Brent...

CLIPPERS TO DAWN PINK IN OCTOBER FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

The Nanaimo Clippers have announced for the entire month of October they will be wearing Pink Jerseys for home games in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "Breast Cancer has emotionally touched almost everyone in some way." commented Darren Naylor Clippers Head Coach "As a...

Clippers acquire Steven Agriogianis

The Nanaimo Clippers have made their most important deal of the 2019-2020 season by acquiring veteran USHL forward Steven Agriogianis from the Omaha Lasers of the USHL for future considerations. Agriogianis is a 1999 born forward who will definitely be a top 3 forward...

20 players to wear the Maple Leaf as part of Canada’s National Para Hockey Team

Hockey Canada has announced the 20 players that will be part of Canada’s National Para Hockey Team during the 2019-20 season.   The roster includes 18 players who have previously donned the Canadian jersey, including 14 who earned a silver medal last spring at the 2019...

Nicci Wright is the first Victoria Vike to enter the Canada West Hall of Fame

Nicci Wright is the first Victoria Vike to enter the Canada West Hall of Fame. A three-year starter as goalkeeper during her five seasons with Vikes women's soccer (1991-95), Wright is best known for her national team career. After completing her time in Victoria, Wright went...

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