VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC “Football’s a cruel game sometimes.”

Those were the words of Vancouver Whitecaps FC (8W-13L-7D) head coach Carl Robinson after watching his team fall 1-0 to New York Red Bulls (12W-9L-7D) on Saturday afternoon in front of a sold-out crowd of 22,120 at BC Place. Cruel, indeed. Robinson's side controlled large portions of...

ANDREESCU, AUGER-ALIASSIME AND SIGOUIN REACH QUARTER-FINALS IN REPENTIGNY

Second round matches continued on Wednesday at the National International Junior Tennis Open at Parc Larochelle in Repentigny, Quebec. Canadians Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC), Bianca Vanessa Andreescu (Toronto, ON), and Benjamin Sigouin (Vancouver, BC) all advanced to the quarter-finals. Sixteen-year-old Andreescu needed three sets to...

Home Floor No Advantage in WLA Finals

Home floor has not proven to be an advantage for either the Victoria Shamrocks or the Maple Ridge Burrards in their WLA final series.  The series is tied 2-2 and both teams have picked up both their wins in the other team’s barn.  The...

LAURA SCHULER RETURNS AS HEAD COACH OF CANADA’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S TEAM

CALGARY, Alta. – Laura Schuler (Scarborough, Ont./Dartmouth College, ECAC), is returning as head coach of Canada’s National Women’s Team for the 2016-17 season.   Schuler, who led Canada’s National Women’s Team during the 2015-16 season, is backed by Dwayne Gylywoychuk (Winnipeg/Hockey Manitoba) and Troy Ryan (Spryfield,...

Hometown Athletes Jeff Symonds and Jen Annett Win National Long Distance Triathlon Titles in Penticton

PENTICTON, B.C.—Two hometown athletes, Jeff Symonds and Jen Annett, were crowned king and queen of long distance triathlon in Canada on Sunday in Penticton, B.C., capping off a successful week of racing at the inaugural Challenge Penticton – a unique multi-sport event that hosted...

Rebels Extend Record With Back To Back Wins Over Huskers

August 26, 2106  Langford, BC (ISN) – The Westshore Rebels are revisiting territory not seen from the south island team since their 2012 season as they improved to 5-1 Saturday with a 45-28 win over the winless Valley Huskers of Chilliwack. With the win, the...

T-Birds Trampled By Bison In History Making CIS Football Preseason Action

August 27, 2016 (ISN) - It will be a game to remember for both football fans and players as history was made in the first ever CIS football game played on Vancouver Island came to Westhills Stadium in Langford Friday night where the Manitoba...

Rocks Fall To Burrards In WLA Finals Opener

By Janice Huckin /  Images Erich Eichhorn ( ISN ) It wasn’t the start to the series the Shamrocks wanted, as they fell 11-6 to the visiting Maple Ridge Burrards in game 1 of their best-of-7 WLA final series Wednesday at the Q Centre. They did...

Extra Time : BC Lions vs Calgary Stampeders At Glance

August 20th, 2016 ( ISN ) - Friday night the BC Lions dropped a decisive 37-9 score to the Calgary Stampeders in a marquis matchup battle for first place in the CFL West. ISN photographer Erich Eichhorn was on hand and offers this additional look...

Rebels Runaway Late To Tally Convincing Win Over Huskers

Story and images by Erich Eichhorn (ISN) August 20th, 2016 Chilliwack, BC (ISN) – The Westshore Rebels, slow out of the gates early, waited until the fourth quarter, outscoring the Chilliwack Valley Huskers 21-0 in the final frame to lift themselves to a 47-23 win...

Stamps Dominate In The Den

Story Lucas Wilson / Images Erich Eichhorn ( ISN ) August 19, 2016   Vancouver, BC ( ISN ) - The Calgary Stampeders made it perfectly clear: they are the team to beat in the CFL West Division. With first place up for grabs, the Stamps...

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