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Nathan Chen-Mack jumps in front of Panthers goalie Stephen Heslop to avoid Steve Axford's goal Game 1 of the 2012 VIJHL final at Archie Browning Sports Centre on Sunday

Cat fight: Cougars blast Panthers in Game 1 of VIJHL final

The Victoria Cougars take 1-0 series lead over Peninsula Panthers in the Brent Patterson Memorial Trophy VIJHL championship

Nathan Chen-Mack jumps in front of Panthers goalie Stephen Heslop to avoid Steve Axford's goal Game 1 of the 2012 VIJHL final at Archie Browning Sports Centre on Sunday
The Victoria Royals kept their playoff hopes alive with a 4 -3 win over the high flying Portland Winterhawks at the Save-On-Foods Memorial centre. Royals #15 Jamie Crooks and #19 Logan Nelson congratulate #11 Steven Hodges after he scored the game winning goal. Portland goalie Mac Carruth lies sprawled on the ice and high scorer #8 Ty Rattie kneels in the goal after trying to stop the shot.

Royals club Winterhawks to clinch playoffs

Victoria Royals headed to Western Hockey League playoffs

The Victoria Royals kept their playoff hopes alive with a 4 -3 win over the high flying Portland Winterhawks at the Save-On-Foods Memorial centre. Royals #15 Jamie Crooks and #19 Logan Nelson congratulate #11 Steven Hodges after he scored the game winning goal. Portland goalie Mac Carruth lies sprawled on the ice and high scorer #8 Ty Rattie kneels in the goal after trying to stop the shot.

A tale of two Saaniches: Never say die Panthers are at it again, force Game 7 against Braves

The Peninsula Panthers won 8-5 at Panorama Rec. Centre on Friday to push the VIJHL semifinals to a seventh and deciding game

Brentwood racqueteers qualify for world event

Brentwood Bay pair qualify for world competition in Bulgaria in July

Saanich's Jordan Groenheyde tries to slide past the Panther's Ryan  Hunter during Wednesday night's action

A tale of two Saaniches: Panthers extend series with OT winner in Game 5

Tyler Porteous scored OT winner to keep Peninsula Panthers alive in the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoffs

Saanich's Jordan Groenheyde tries to slide past the Panther's Ryan  Hunter during Wednesday night's action
Walnut Grove Gators' De'Sean Monsanto drives to the hoop against Mount Douglas Rams' Gurpinder Kang during the Gators' 78-73 victory at the B.C. senior boys AAA championships at the Langley Events Centre.

Fraser Valley excelling at B.C. AAA senior boys championships

Six of the eight quarter-final teams from Valley

Walnut Grove Gators' De'Sean Monsanto drives to the hoop against Mount Douglas Rams' Gurpinder Kang during the Gators' 78-73 victory at the B.C. senior boys AAA championships at the Langley Events Centre.

Royals Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With 4-3 Win

Victoria Royals defeated the Portland Winterhawks in WHL action to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Oak Bay break through with B.C. title

Oak Bay Breakers win junior girls basketball championship, deny South Kamloops girls a provincial sweep

Panthers No. 7 Ryan Hunter skates the puck past Andrew White of the Saanich Braves. The Braves lead the Panthers 3-2 in the VIJHL semifinal series.

A tale of two Saaniches: Braves one win away from VIJHL final

Four point game by Sam McMullen propels Saanich Braves defeat Peninsula Panthers 5-4 on Monday to take 3-1 series lead in VIJHL semifinal

Panthers No. 7 Ryan Hunter skates the puck past Andrew White of the Saanich Braves. The Braves lead the Panthers 3-2 in the VIJHL semifinal series.
Wade Murphy is a first team all-star in the B.C. Hockey League with the Penticton Vees.

Wade Murphy named to BCHL first all-star team

Spectrum community school graduate named to B.C. Hockey League's first all-star team, part of history making Penticton Vees

Wade Murphy is a first team all-star in the B.C. Hockey League with the Penticton Vees.

Claremont junior boys second in B.C. hoops

Claremont Spartans finish second in B.C. Junior Boys Basketball championship

Fives for fighting: Opposite fives

Cougars torch Islanders for a dozen in series clinching win

Cougars powerplay guts Islanders, clinches berth in VIJHL finals against Peninsula or Saanich

Fives for fighting: Opposite fives
Panther Ty Jones sneaks past a Saanich Brave during the 5-4 overtime loss to the southern rivals on Friday

A tale of two Saaniches: Braves victorious in overtime against Panthers

Saanich Braves beat Peninsula Panthers 5-4 in Friday night VIJHL playoff game

Panther Ty Jones sneaks past a Saanich Brave during the 5-4 overtime loss to the southern rivals on Friday

Peninsula rower girls help rock Shawnigan Lake regatta

Vic City rowers top junior regatta, girls actively recruited by American schools

Is a rematch of the 2011 VIJHL finals in store? Chris Savage

A tale of two Saaniches: How the defending B.C. champs have become underrated

Saanich Braves at Peninsula Panthers (VIJHL semifinal tied 1-1)

Is a rematch of the 2011 VIJHL finals in store? Chris Savage
Roland Rabien

Cyclist a cog in Island’s race scene

Island cycling's race season starts Sunday with two mountain, cross country races

  • Mar 9, 2012
Roland Rabien
The Saanich Braves host the Peninsula Panthers in Game 2 of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League semifinals Monday at Pearkes arena. The Panthers dominated

A tale of two Saaniches: North dominates south in Game 2

Peninsula Panthers 1, Saanich Braves 1 in VIJHL hockey playoff semifinals after Panthers win on Wednesday

The Saanich Braves host the Peninsula Panthers in Game 2 of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League semifinals Monday at Pearkes arena. The Panthers dominated

HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS: B.C.’s Day 1: Claremont win, Oak Bay lose

Claremont Spartans defeat Gleneagle Talons while Oak Bay fall to Argyle Pipers

Matt Biagoni and the Saanich Braves suffered a 5-2 loss to the Peninsula Panthers at Pearkes arena in Game 2 of their VIJHL semifinal series on Wednesday. Game 3 is 7:30 p.m. at Panorama

Panthers even series with 5-2 win over Braves

Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League semifinals shift to Peninsula for Games 3 and 4

Matt Biagoni and the Saanich Braves suffered a 5-2 loss to the Peninsula Panthers at Pearkes arena in Game 2 of their VIJHL semifinal series on Wednesday. Game 3 is 7:30 p.m. at Panorama

Islanders use quick goals to defeat Cougars

Kerry Park Islanders scored twice in eight seconds to tie the game Victoria Cougars, and then win 5-2 over Victoria Cougars