Sports

Oak Bay high student joins national field hockey team

Oak Bay High school student Maddie Secco going to India for senior field hockey Olympic qualifier

Lambrick Park senior volleyball players Chelsea Strandlund and Tyger Holt plan to continue playing at the college level after high school

Can Victoria survive as volleyball mecca?

Lack of Vikes program a “factor” in number of CIS, national players produced from the South Island

Lambrick Park senior volleyball players Chelsea Strandlund and Tyger Holt plan to continue playing at the college level after high school

Grey Cup to visit Mount Doug secondary, Oak Bay Safeway and Bear Mountain Arena

Canadian football's biggest trophy comes to Saanich, Oak Bay and Colwood

Victoria Royal goaltender Keith Hamilton has two plays in our Top 10 from the WHL.

WHL Plays of the Week: Jan. 13-19

Here are your top 10 plays of the week in the WHL, from Jan. 13-19, 2011.

  • Jan 21, 2012
Victoria Royal goaltender Keith Hamilton has two plays in our Top 10 from the WHL.

Vikes field hockey squad goes indoors for annual tourney

The UVic Vikes women’s field hockey team is hosting the annual five-on-five indoor tournament at the Ian Stewart Complex, Jan. 21-22.

Oak Bay's Crosby Stewart clings to the ball from the prying hands of St. Michaels Blue Jags players Mark Yorath (not seen) and Monty Fraser-Brown

HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS: Multi-talented Lions win Police tourney; Bays win boys Police tourney; Rams gut Bays in league thriller

Lambrick Lions girls basketball team prove they are toast of the Island with Police tourney win

Oak Bay's Crosby Stewart clings to the ball from the prying hands of St. Michaels Blue Jags players Mark Yorath (not seen) and Monty Fraser-Brown
Cut loose from the Washington State Cougars before he ever got there

Rams football star Terrell Davis to sign with Arizona Sun Devils

Mount Douglas Rams running back Terrell Davis will play NCAA football for Arizona State

Cut loose from the Washington State Cougars before he ever got there
Coach Matt Willis

Racquet Club figure skaters on fast track

Victoria Figure Skating dance team Elise von Holwede and Eric Streichsbier in just six months

Coach Matt Willis
Panthers captain Jake Bryan wheels through the neutral zone before sliding past Generals defenceman Garrett Kemmler in VIJHL hockey action last Friday at Panorama.

Panthers call up young netminder after cut

Peninsula Panthers play backup goalie Stephen Heslop in match against Oceanside Generals

Panthers captain Jake Bryan wheels through the neutral zone before sliding past Generals defenceman Garrett Kemmler in VIJHL hockey action last Friday at Panorama.

Cougars clinch VIJHL first round playoff bye

Nothing is slowing the Victoria Cougars, who have locked up first in the league with eight games still remaining

Campbell River Storm player Brett Willsie

South prevail in chippy VIJHL All-Star game

VIJHL All-Star game in Saanich a chippy, serious affair as South prevail 7-6 in a 20 round shootout

Campbell River Storm player Brett Willsie
Stelly's grad James Blandford scored 20 points on Friday as the Camosun Chargers dusted the second ranked team in the country

COLLEGE HOOPS: Camosun Chargers cut up Capilano Royals

Chargers men double up with home wins over Capilano Royals and Quest Kermodes

Stelly's grad James Blandford scored 20 points on Friday as the Camosun Chargers dusted the second ranked team in the country
Nanaimo's Jamie Arbanas

SOCCER: Gordon Head poised to take over as Gorge trapped in rebuild

The spectrum of men's Island league soccer is different without Gorge

  • Jan 17, 2012
Nanaimo's Jamie Arbanas
Brian Nugent captained the Victoria Grizzlies as hosts of the 2009 RBC Cup national junior A championship at Bear Mountain Arena. The Grizz' fell to the Humboldt Broncos in the semifinal. In 2013 the newly organized Western Canadian Championship comes to Nanaimo. The top two teams will advance to the RBC Cup. Nugent is currently skating for Northern Michigan University

BCHL to host first Western Canadian Jr. A championship

Nanaimo Clippers will host first ever Western Canadian Championship in 2013

Brian Nugent captained the Victoria Grizzlies as hosts of the 2009 RBC Cup national junior A championship at Bear Mountain Arena. The Grizz' fell to the Humboldt Broncos in the semifinal. In 2013 the newly organized Western Canadian Championship comes to Nanaimo. The top two teams will advance to the RBC Cup. Nugent is currently skating for Northern Michigan University

Stelly’s junior basketball girls steal first place

Basketball tournament at Parkland secondary ends well for rivals Stelly's of Central Saanich, less well for North Saanich host team

Royals edge Wheat Kings in trade deadline rendezvous

Dakota Conroy nets goal as he and Jordan Fransoo return to Brandon as Victoria Royals

Victoria Bulldog Gurdeep Sihota

Wrestling results from the U15 tournament at Esquimalt High

Wrestling results from the under-15 tourament at Esquimalt High on Jan. 7

  • Jan 12, 2012
Victoria Bulldog Gurdeep Sihota
Lambrick Park Lions basketball star Tyger Holt rises above Calgary's Bowness Trojans No. 8 Rachelle Tang and No. 14 Elyssa Sommerfeldt during the St. Michaels University School Invitational Senior Girls Basketball Tournament last weekend. The Lions hope to improve on their fourth place finish at the Invitational when they return to SMUS for this weekend's 33rd annual Victoria Police tournament. The girls draw includes hosts St. Michaels

HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS: Vic PD tourney underway at SMUS

The 33rd annual Vic PD basketball tournament is underway at St. Michaels University School today

Lambrick Park Lions basketball star Tyger Holt rises above Calgary's Bowness Trojans No. 8 Rachelle Tang and No. 14 Elyssa Sommerfeldt during the St. Michaels University School Invitational Senior Girls Basketball Tournament last weekend. The Lions hope to improve on their fourth place finish at the Invitational when they return to SMUS for this weekend's 33rd annual Victoria Police tournament. The girls draw includes hosts St. Michaels
Brandon Wheat Kings property Jack Palmer

Island’s junior B all-star game a time to reflect on league’s progress

Weekend All Star game a chance to showcase the VIJHL, past and present

Brandon Wheat Kings property Jack Palmer
Oak Bay Breaker’s Katie Hanson is fouled as she jumps for a shot against Calgary’s Rundle College Cobras during play at the St. Michaels University School Invitational Senior Girls Basketball Tournament. Danica Robirtis scored 11 points in the tourney final to lead the Breakers past Calgary’s Bishop O’Byrne

HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS: Scorelines from SMUS Invitational, Spartan Invitational

Stats for the Oak Bay Bays and Breakers in the finals of the SMUS Invitationals

Oak Bay Breaker’s Katie Hanson is fouled as she jumps for a shot against Calgary’s Rundle College Cobras during play at the St. Michaels University School Invitational Senior Girls Basketball Tournament. Danica Robirtis scored 11 points in the tourney final to lead the Breakers past Calgary’s Bishop O’Byrne