PBL Teams Head to Island for first “Cross-Strait” games of the season

Eagles provide rude welcome to Twins, taking pair of Saturday gamesStory and Photos by Christian J. StewartJuly 10, 2021, Victoria, BC - BCPBL teams have finally begun to utilize BC Ferries to make trips across the Strait of Georgia, as the North Shore Twins,...

Czech Dominate Over Greece, Punch Ticket To Tokyo

FIBA Release / ISN imagesVICTORIA (Canada) - Czech Republic was a couple bad bounces away from being bounced from the tournament early.They didn't let it get to that point in the championship.The Czechs dominated Greece, leading wire to wire and winning 97-72 to clinch...

Mariners sweep Royals as BCPBL expands travel boundaries for league play

Story and Photos by Christian J. StewartJuly 4, 2021, Victoria, BC - With a move to Stage 3 of the Provincial Re-Start plan by the Province, the BC Premier Baseball League eased some of their previous travel restrictions this past weekend, with teams beginning...

Heartbreak For Canada : Czech’s Eliminate Canada In OT 2021 Olympic Qualifier

July 3rd, 2021  Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Canadian Men’s Basketball’s dreams of returning to the Olympics were crushed yesterday in a thrilling, yet heart breaking, 103-101 OT  semi-final loss to the Czech Republic  in Olympic qualifying action Saturday afternoon at Save-on- Foods Arena...

Canada Advances To Semi-Finals With Lopsided Win Over China

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June 30th, 2021. Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Canadian Men’s National Basketball team took a giant step forward towards a berth in the Tokyo Olympics with a lopsided 109-79 win over China in game two FIBA Olympic Qualifying action Wednesday evening at Save On...

Green plays hero to give Victoria Eagles a walk-off victory over Mariners

Story and Photos by Christian J. StewartJune 29, 2021, Victoria, BC - A double to the fence in the bottom of the seventh inning by Ryder Green scored Tyrus Hall and gave the Victoria Eagles an exciting 6-5 walk-off victory over the Victoria Mariners...

Canadian Men’s B-Ball Team Use Second Half Surge To Dispatch Greece

VICTORIA (Canada) - Perhaps Canada won't cruise to the Olympics, after all. The hosts, who have been praised as the heavy tournament favorites all weekend, struggled with an energized Greece squad before prevailing with a 97-91 win Tuesday in the opening game of the Olympic Qualifying Tournament...

Canadian Senior Men’s Hoops Ready For Olympic Bid

June 28th, 2021 Victoria, BC (ISN) - The Canadian Men’s national basketball team addressed the media Monday afternoon on the eve of their 2021 Olympic qualifying bid.The Canadian team, noted by many as Canada’s best chance at revisiting the Olympics with a team full...

Premier Mariners stage late-inning rally to overtake Eagles

Story and Photos by Christian J. StewartJune 26, 2021, Victoria, BC - The Victoria Mariners used a five-run seventh inning to overcome a 3-0 deficit and came away with an eventual 8-4 win over the Victoria Eagles in a nine-inning BC Premier Baseball League...

Premier Mariners overcome Eagles in entertaining PBL affair

Story and Photos by Christian J. StewartJune 22, 2021, Victoria, BC - Victoria Mariners Myles Chamberlain pitched five innings of scoreless relief and centre fielder Daniel Sawchyn made a sensational diving catch in the bottom of the sixth inning, to help the Mariners defeat...

Photo Essay : Island Football Players Shine At BCPFA Regional Event

June 20th, 2021. Victoria, BC (ISN ) - The BC Provincial Football Association returned to game action Saturday at Newton Park in Surrey, BC as regional teams from across BC knocked the rust of a prolonged Covid layoff.ISN photographer Erich Eichhorn tagged along with...

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