Vikes softball joins western collegiate league

The University of Victoria Vikes are pleased to announce that starting next fall, they will add a women’s team into the Western Collegiate Softball Association (WCSA) on a full-time basis.   “The WCSA is very excited and pleased to welcome the University of Victoria into the...

Elite Youth Sevens Boys’ Program Announced for 2020

BC Rugby is delighted to confirm details of the 2020 Elite Youth Sevens Boys’ Program.  The program will see some changes to how it functioned in 2019 thanks to the proposal spearheaded by Rugby Development Manager (Men & Boys) Aaron Takel. Takel has retained...

Canadian Lacrosse Association has changed the age division names

This year, the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) has changed the age division names for box lacrosse and men’s field lacrosse. At the CLA’s semi-annual meeting in May, the CLA passed approval for age division name changes to the men’s field lacrosse sector. The men’s field lacrosse age divisions are now categorized as U19, U16, etc. These changes...

11 BCHL players crack Team Canada West roster for the World Junior A Challenge

Hockey Canada announced Team Canada West’s roster for the World Junior A Challenge (WJAC) today and 11 BCHL players made the final cut. The lone returning BCHL player this year is Coquitlam Express forward Massimo Rizzo, who won a bronze medal at last year’s tournament....

More junior teams are headed to Victoria for the 2020 BC Junior Curling Championships

A total of 11 junior teams have qualified for the 2020 BC Junior Curling Championships.   Playdown qualification events took place at Kerry Park Curling Club, at Chilliwack Curling Club and at Oliver Curling Club, with all events wrapping up over the weekend (Nov. 30-Dec.1).   Qualifiers have...

Grizzlies Getting Hot Beating Alberni Valley Bulldogs At Home

The Grizzlies came into Sunday's game on a two-game win streak. Coming into the game the Grizzlies are on their way to becoming a cohesive unit with a new look roster after acquiring DiPaolo and Kitchen from the Penticton Vees. Currently the team sits...

NANAIMO CLIPPERS EDGE WARRIORS IN OVERTIME

The West Kelowna Warriors and Nanaimo Clippers go the distance Saturday night, with the Clippers winning in overtime, 4-3. The Warriors didn’t get off to the start they wanted with the Clippers drawing first blood. It was a lead pass to Joshua Bourne who took...

Nanaimo Clippers Captain Ethan Scardina Invited to Canada West Camp

Nanaimo Clippers captain, Ethan Scardina, has joined Trevor LeDonne and Kyler Kovich at the 2019 Canada West training camp. This camp is part of the selection process for the Canada West team heading to the World Junior A Challenge to be held in Dawson...

EARL MARRIOTT MARINERS AND KELOWNA OWLS SET FOR 3A BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

All that is standing in the way of the Kelowna Owls’ first AAA provincial volleyball championship in 66 years is an Earl Marriott Mariners program on a dominant three-year run. In 2017, the Mariners were 38-0 and captured the junior boys provincial title. After graduating...

2019 BC Rugby Junior Girls’ Club Finals to take place Sunday, December 1 at UBC

The 2019 BC Rugby Junior Girls' Club Finals are set for this Sunday, December 1st. The event, to be held at Thunderbird Stadium in Vancouver, is the culmination of a hard-fought 2019 age-grade girls' rugby season. The U16 Bronze Medal Game between between Coquitlam's United...

Clippers acquire Brandon Dent from Warriors

The Nanaimo Clippers have strengthened their offense with the acquisition of Brandon Dent from the West Kelowna Warriors (BCHL) for future considerations. The 2001 born Dent, a second year player in the BCHL, currently leads the Warriors in scoring this year with 21 points in...

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