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UViclogoVictoria, BC (ISN) - Fresh off their 2011-2012 BCIHL Championship season, the University of Victoria Hockey Club is holding registration for tryouts on Friday, September 7th in Room 155 of the McKinnon Building.

All UVic Hockey players are University of Victoria students and are required to be enrolled in a minimum of three courses while maintaining a minimum GPA score.

The cost of trying out is $80 per player which is due at the time of registration (Cheques payable to the University of Victoria). All registered players will be guaranteed three tryout ice times after which players will be informed of their roster status.

The UVic Men's Hockey Team is intended for students who are serious about their education and wish to compete at a high level. UVic is a three time BCIHL Champion and is committed to continuing a winning tradition through the addition of elite players.

Vancouver Island Headlines

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VIU Sweeps CBC for Bronze at PACWEST Volleyball Finals

Feb 28, 2015

With Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

Saanich, BC (ISN) - The Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners captured the bronze medal on the Men's side at the 2015 PACWEST Volleyball Championships, by sweeping the Columbia Bible College (CBC) Bearcats 25-22,…

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Capilano Earns Bronze at PACWEST Volleyball Championships

Feb 28, 2015

With Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

Saanich, BC (ISN) - The Capilano Blues captured the bronze medal on the Women's side at the 2015 PACWEST Volleyball Championships, by sweeping the College of the Rockies Avalanche 25-16, 25-14 and 25-19 at the PISE…

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Riva, Francois named Canada West Athletes of the Year

Feb 28, 2015

by Chris Zuk, Manitoba Athletics

(ISN) - After a great two day of competition and six new conference records set, the team title were won by the Calgary Dinos for Top Male Team (R.E. DuWors Trophy) – first time since 2012 – and the Top Female Team (Eleanor…

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Vikes men lose out to experienced West Vancouver side

Feb 28, 2015

By Ali Lee, Vikes Communications

(ISN) - VICTORIA, B.C. – The University of Victoria Vikes men's field hockey team fell 4-2 to the visiting West Vancouver Millionaires on Feb. 28 in their final regular season game of the Vancouver men's premier field hockey…

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Squash athlete Michele Garceau selected as Team BC flag bearer

Feb 28, 2015

(ISN) - After two weeks of action at the 2015 Canada Winter Games including 88 podium performances by B.C. athletes, Team BC is proud to announce that squash athlete Michele Garceau (Surrey, B.C.) has been chosen as the Closing Ceremony flag bearer for…

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BC Rugby Saturday Scoreboard Feb 28th

Feb 28, 2015

BC Rugby Saturday Scoreboard

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Claremont High School Jr And Sr Champs

Feb 28, 2015

By Cheryl Brown

Jr champs Photo credit Caroline Mace

(ISN) - Four Claremont High School lacrosse teams headed across the pond this week to the mainland to compete in the B.C. High School Lacrosse Championships at Mercer High School in New Westminister and…

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Goodis leads Vikes to series win over WolfPack

Feb 28, 2015

By Ali Lee, Vikes Communications

(ISN) - VICTORIA, B.C. – The University of Victoria Vikes women's basketball team fought through a three-game quarter-final series to punch their ticket to the Canada West Final Four for the first time since 2007. The Vikes…

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Saunders' diagnosis improves to 5-6 weeks

Feb 28, 2015

By Gregor Chisholm

(ISN) - DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders underwent left knee surgery on Friday afternoon and he's expected to be out of action for approximately five to six weeks.

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The stage is set for the gold medal game in men’s hockey

Feb 28, 2015

(ISN) - PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – The stage is set for the gold medal game in men's hockey at the 2015 Canada Winter Games. Alberta and Ontario earned semifinal victories on Friday, and will meet Sunday at the CN Centre.

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Bays and Dolphins To Meet For Boys' 4A Island B-Ball Crown

Feb 28, 2015

Erich Eichhorn (ISN) – Friday night’s dreams will become one team’s Saturday night reality when South Island meets North Island centre court at Mt. Douglas High School gymnasium to decide Vancouver Island's Boys' 4A High School Basketball supremacy.

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Wolves Advance With Win Over Braves in Double Overtime

Feb 28, 2015

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

February 27, 2015, Saanich, BC (ISN) - This just might go down as one of the most memorable VIJHL playoff series ever. Playing their fourth overtime game in a row, the Westshore Wolves' James Severs scored with…

BC Interior Headlines

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Capilano Earns Bronze at PACWEST Volleyball Championships

With Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

Saanich, BC (ISN) - The Capilano Blues captured the bronze medal on the Women's side at the 2015 PACWEST Volleyball Championships, by sweeping the College of the Rockies Avalanche 25-16, 25-14 and 25-19 at the PISE…

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Royals Shot Down Late By Nationally Ranked Rockets

Erich Eichhorn (ISN) - The Victoria Royals suffered their fourth loss in only eleven games when the visiting nationally #2 CHL ranked Kelowna Rockets defeated the home team 3-2 in a televised game at Save on Foods Arena during Friday Night CHL Hockey on…

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Royals Rebound With Drubbing of Blazers

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

January 24, 2015, Victoria, BC (ISN) - Brandon Fushimi had a pair of goals and an assist and Justin Paulic stopped all 26 shots that he saw to lead the Victoria Royals to a 6-0 win over the visiting Kamloops…

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Royals Burnt In OT By Blazers, Win Streak Ends At 5

Erich Eichhorn (ISN) – The Victoria Royals had their 5 game win streak snapped on an 4-3 OT winner by the Kamloops Blazers in front of a near sell out crowd of 7006 cheering fans Friday night at Save On Foods Arena in the first of a back to back series.

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Magee and Soy Combine To Lift Royals Over Cougars

 

Erich Eichhorn (ISN) – The Royals Tyler Soy would net the 3-2 OT winner to lift his Victoria Royals team over the resilient Prince George Cougars Friday night, in game one action at Victoria’s Save-on Foods Arena.

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GW Graham Defeats Abbotsford Panthers For 'AA JV Title

Erich Eichhorn (ISN) – The JV AA football GW Graham Grizzlies defeated the Abbotsford Panthers 23-13 to take their second consecutive BC Junior Varsity 2014 ‘AA provincial high school title.

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Dixon Plays Hero in Grizzlies 2OT win Over Trail

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

November 23, 2014, Victoria, BC (ISN) - Zach Dixon's goal at 1:07 of double overtime gave the Victoria Grizzlies a 6-5 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters in BCHL action Sunday afternoon at The Q Centre in Victoria.

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Royals Ground High-Flying Rockets in OT

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

November 18, 2014, Victoria BC (ISN) - The Victoria Royals overcame 2-0 and 3-1 deficits to emerge with an exciting 4-3 overtime victory over the league leading Kelowna Rockets in a marquee Western Hockey League…

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Grizzlies Looking for Answers After 5-1 Loss in Vernon

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

November 16, 2014, Vernon, BC (ISN) - The Victoria Grizzlies faced a long and quiet bus ride home Sunday night, looking for answers after dropping a 5-1 decision to the Vernon Vipers In BCHL action Sunday…

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Grizzlies Drop 3-2 OT Heartbreaker in West Kelowna

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

November 15, 2014, West Kelowna, BC (ISN) - Andrew Johnson's goal at 3:03 of the first overtime gave the West Kelowna Warriors a 3-2 win over the Victoria Grizzlies in BCHL action Saturday night at Royal LePage…

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Grizzlies Tale of Two Teams Continues, Road Rout in Trail

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

November 14, 2014, Trail, BC (ISN) - "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," is the opening sentence of the novel "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, but it can easily be used to describe…

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Grizzlies Burned at Buzzer in OT Loss to Merritt

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

October 19, 2014, Merritt, BC (ISN) - A controversial buzzer beating goal at the end of the first overtime gave the Merritt Centennials a 4-3 OT win over the Victoria Grizzlies in BC Hockey League action Sunday…

BC North Headlines

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Bus Ride Home a Happy One, Grizzlies Double-Up Prince George

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

January 18, 2015, Prince George, BC (ISN) - Prince George is an awfully long way to go to play 60 minutes of hockey. It can seem an even longer way back should you happen to lose that game. Fortunately for the…

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Royals Rebound With Shut-Out of Cougars

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

Victoria, BC (ISN) - Austin Carroll had a pair of goals and an assist to lead the Victoria Royals to a 4-0 win over the Prince George Cougars in Western Hockey League (WHL) action Sunday afternoon in front of…

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Too Little, Too Late as Royals Fall to Prince George

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

Victoria, BC (ISN) - The Prince George Cougars jumped out to 3-0 and 4-1 leads and then hung on for a 4-3 victory over the Victoria Royals in Western Hockey League (WHL) action Saturday night in front of 5,293…

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Cariboo Cougars completed a weekend sweep of the Valley West…

Sept 21, 2014 (ISN) - Darren Hards was the playmaker Sunday as the Cariboo Cougars completed a weekendsweep of the Valley West Hawks at Kin 1.Hards had three assists as the Cougars won3-2 in the second game of the weekend set. Colton Thomas scored twice,…

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ISN and Victoria Grizzlies Announce Unique Media Partnership

September 18, 2014, Victoria, BC (ISN) - Scott Harrigan, Owner of Independent Sports News (ISN) and Brad Knight, General Manager and Head Coach of the Victoria Grizzlies, are pleased to announce that ISN and the Grizzlies have entered into a unique media…

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BC Climbers Shine at World Championships in Spain

September 15 , 2014, Gijon, Spain (ISN) - The Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) is pleased to announce that a number of British Columbia based climbers are returning from the 2014 International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World…

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Spruce Kings Captain secures scholarship to AIC

May 13, 2014, PRINCE GEORGE, BC (ISN) – The Prince George Spruce Kings of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) are proud to announce the commitment of team captain Bryant Christian to the American International College Yellow Jackets for the 2014-15…

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HarbourCats and Island Sports News Announce Media Partnership

April 22, 2014. Victoria, BC (ISN) - Jim Swanson, General Manager, Victoria HarbourCats and Scott Harrigan, Owner, Island Sports News (ISN), are pleased to announce that the HarbourCats and ISN have entered into a media partnership for the 2014 season.

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Spruce Kings announce Chad Staley's NCAA Division I Scholarship

March 3, 2014, PRINCE GEORGE, BC (ISN) – The Prince George Spruce Kings of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) are proud to announce the commitment of Chad Staley to the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Nanooks men's hockey team for the 2015-16…

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Spruce Kings Player Awards and Trophy Winners

March 2, 2014, PRINCE GEORGE, BC (ISN) – The Prince George Spruce Kings of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) presented their annual player awards following the conclusion of the regular season at the Annual Player Awards Banquet and Silent Auction. A…

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Cariboo Cougars to close out regular season on home ice

by Allan Bristowe

February 28, 2014, Prince George (ISN) - The Cariboo Cougars close out the regular season on home ice this weekend against a BC Major Midget League powerhouse.

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Cariboo Cougars planning special Saturday

by Allan Bristowe

February 19, 2014, Prince George (ISN) - The Cariboo Cougars are inviting a big group of VIPs to the rink on Saturday night as they play their first game at the newly renovated Kin 1 arena.

Vancouver & Lower Mainland Headlines

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VIU Sweeps CBC for Bronze at PACWEST Volleyball Finals

With Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

Saanich, BC (ISN) - The Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners captured the bronze medal on the Men's side at the 2015 PACWEST Volleyball Championships, by sweeping the Columbia Bible College (CBC) Bearcats 25-22,…

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Capilano Earns Bronze at PACWEST Volleyball Championships

With Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

Saanich, BC (ISN) - The Capilano Blues captured the bronze medal on the Women's side at the 2015 PACWEST Volleyball Championships, by sweeping the College of the Rockies Avalanche 25-16, 25-14 and 25-19 at the PISE…

Dhillon’s late heroics lift Cascades past Dinos in Game 1

By Dan Kinvig

With six players who averaged double-figure points during the regular season, the University of the Fraser Valley men’s basketball team is used to having a rotating cast of leading men.

’Cats fend off determined Cascades in PacWest quarter-finals

By Dan Kinvig

The University of the Fraser Valley men’s volleyball team had the No.

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VIU Sweeps CBC for Bronze at PACWEST Volleyball Finals

Feb 28, 2015

With Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

Saanich, BC (ISN) - The Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners captured the bronze medal on the Men's side at the 2015 PACWEST Volleyball Championships, by sweeping the Columbia Bible College (CBC) Bearcats 25-22,…

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Capilano Earns Bronze at PACWEST Volleyball Championships

Feb 28, 2015

With Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN)

Saanich, BC (ISN) - The Capilano Blues captured the bronze medal on the Women's side at the 2015 PACWEST Volleyball Championships, by sweeping the College of the Rockies Avalanche 25-16, 25-14 and 25-19 at the PISE…

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Final day of competition brings 12 medals for Team BC

Feb 28, 2015

(ISN) - Team BC finished its final day of competition in the 2015 Canada Winter Games on Saturday by winning another 12 medals including, two gold, six silver, and four bronze, bringing the host province's total medal count to 88.

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Vikes men add two silvers, one bronze on Day 2

Feb 28, 2015

By Ali Lee, Vikes Communications

(ISN) - VICTORIA – The University of Victoria Vikes men's track team are getting familiar with the podium after their Day 2 performance on Feb. 28 at the Canada West Track and Field Championship hosted in Winnipeg, Man. The…

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC played to a 1-1 draw with Chicago Fire

Feb 28, 2015

(ISN) - Vancouver Whitecaps FC played to a 1-1 draw with Chicago Fire Saturday afternoon in their preseason finale at Providence Park.

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Canada's Emma Lunder Serves Up First Career Silver Medal

Feb 28, 2015
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(ISN) - CANMORE, Alta.—Canada's Emma Lunder got the day off from serving coffee at the local Starbucks but was still able to delight the hometown crowd's appetite with a silver medal after having the race of her life as the IBU Cup made its…

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Vikes men lose out to experienced West Vancouver side

Feb 28, 2015

By Ali Lee, Vikes Communications

(ISN) - VICTORIA, B.C. – The University of Victoria Vikes men's field hockey team fell 4-2 to the visiting West Vancouver Millionaires on Feb. 28 in their final regular season game of the Vancouver men's premier field hockey…

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Claremont High School Jr And Sr Champs

Feb 28, 2015

By Cheryl Brown

Jr champs Photo credit Caroline Mace

(ISN) - Four Claremont High School lacrosse teams headed across the pond this week to the mainland to compete in the B.C. High School Lacrosse Championships at Mercer High School in New Westminister and…

Mesa trio returns to Dawgs, with Robb

Feb 28, 2015
Mesa trio returns to Dawgs, with Robb

 * The Okotoks Dawgs have signed Mesa Thunderbirds RHPs Evan Fresquez and Joseph Carvalho and OFAlex Gudac … along with coach Dave Robb (Lac Le Biche, Alta.). …. 

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P.E.I. skip Adam Casey shouts instructions to sweepers during his win on Saturday afternoon. (Photo, Curling Canada/Michael Burns)

P.E.I. captures prequalifying final at Tim Hortons Brier

Feb 28, 2015

Prince Edward Island is moving on while the Yukon is going home.

P.E.I. skip Adam Casey shouts instructions to sweepers during his win on Saturday afternoon. (Photo, Curling Canada/Michael Burns)

Yukon skip Bob Smallwood’s last-rock freeze attempt in the…

Halfpipe finals conclude in Park City, Dorey top Canadian in 4th

Feb 28, 2015

Four Canadians made the finals of the U.S. Grand Prix in Park City, Utah, a sanctioned FIS World Cup event, including three Canadian men who made the top-10.

Among them was Justin Dorey (Vernon, BC) who finished just off the podium with a score of 87.80, good…

Morneau spent lunch hour in batting cage

Feb 28, 2015

 * 1B Justin Morneau (North Delta, BC) spent his high school spares and lunch hours hitting in solo at the All-Star Academy in Vancouver while playing for coches Ari Mellios and Mike Kelly with the North Delta Blue Jays, before the Minnesota Twins selected…

World Headlines

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Canada's Emma Lunder Serves Up First Career…

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Chris Dornan (ISN) - CANMORE, Alta.—Canada's Emma Lunder got the day off from serving…
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Behind the Mic: Meet Ian Lahay, Camosun…

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February 28, 2015 - Victoria, BC - ISN's Lachlan Ross crosses the Camosun College score…
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Saunders' diagnosis improves to 5-6 weeks

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By Gregor Chisholm (ISN) - DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Blue Jays outfielder Michael Saunders…
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Purnelle-Faniel Finishes Fourth in First…

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Photo Credit: Chad Buchholz/FIS (ISN) - Park City, Utah – Competing in her first career…

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Sept 23,2014(ISN) - Now I understand why Toronto Maple Leafs fans are such supporters of the new iPhone 6.

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Bryan Cranston of Breaking Bad fame shares his heart about his new one man MLB show where he dramatically…

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