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Pioneer 8K race leaves Saanich Fair Grounds on Sunday

Prairie Inn Harriers event welcomes new registration for 8 kilometre run in Central Saanich

Panther Dane Gibson

Panthers head into home stretch

Peninsula Panthers prepare to begin their battle for the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League finals in February

Panther Dane Gibson
Jordie Benn is the latest Victoria Salmon King and will likely be the only homegrown player

Jordie Benn cracks Stars’ NHL lineup

Homeboy and ex-Victoria Salmon Kings and Grizzlies player debuts with the Dallas Stars in the NHL

Jordie Benn is the latest Victoria Salmon King and will likely be the only homegrown player
Dane Gibson

Peninsula Panthers face rival Victoria Cougars

Island minor hockey teams battle on Friday Jan. 6 at Panorama Recreation Centre in North Saanich

Dane Gibson
Gordon Miller

100 years of hockey in Victoria

Patrick family shaped the modern game from house on Michigan Street

Gordon Miller
Recently re-aquired Trevor Yee darts up the ice playing as a young Panther at Panorama Recreation Centre several years ago.

Santa leaves Yee under tree for Panthers

Peninsula Panthers junior hockey squad re-acquire Trevor Yee from Kerry Park

Recently re-aquired Trevor Yee darts up the ice playing as a young Panther at Panorama Recreation Centre several years ago.
Josh Hozack and team are at home for the junior curling provincials in Victoria Dec. 27 to 31.

Jr. CURLING PROVINCIALS: Hometown Hozack rink aims for gold

Hozack rink seek to avenge last year's silver medal at boys and Junior curling provincials in Victoria, Dec. 27-31

Josh Hozack and team are at home for the junior curling provincials in Victoria Dec. 27 to 31.
Courtenay Neville-Rutherford

Hammer girl athlete of the year

B.C. Athletics honours Parkside secondary school teen thrower

Courtenay Neville-Rutherford
Sam Johnston is being rewarded for his steady play with the Braves and will represent his team when it  hosts the VIJHL All Star Classic on Jan. 15.

BCHL’s smaller roster size makes Jr. B better

Saanich Braves preparing to host Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League All Star Classic on Jan. 15

Sam Johnston is being rewarded for his steady play with the Braves and will represent his team when it  hosts the VIJHL All Star Classic on Jan. 15.
It all fell together for Riley McCormick with the final dive on Sunday.

Last dive does it for Riley McCormick

Boardworks members qualify for international Grand Prix diving events

It all fell together for Riley McCormick with the final dive on Sunday.
Oak Bay Bays guard Kaz  Kobayashi

BASKETBALL: Mount Doug Rams win second tourney in two weeks

Mount Douglas Rams crack top-10 AAA rankings in B.C., win Gary Taylor Classic over host Oak Bay Bays

Oak Bay Bays guard Kaz  Kobayashi
Glanford's girls basketball team is the Grade 8 city champs of 2011.

Glanford great eights take the city

Glanford Mavericks defeat Pacific Christian Pacers for Grade 8 girls basketball title

Glanford's girls basketball team is the Grade 8 city champs of 2011.
Victoria Royals star Kevin Sundher has an NHL contract in his back pocket.

Sundher signs NHL deal with Sabres

When the dust settles on the Royals' WHL season, Kevin Sundher will start his pro career

Victoria Royals star Kevin Sundher has an NHL contract in his back pocket.

Coach blessed with Oak Bay Bays

New coach happy to take the reigns of Oak Bay High boys basketball team

Sarah Kaufman just signed a four fight deal and another shot at the Strikeforce MMA world title.

Sarah Kaufman’s MMA title watch begins

Former world mixed martial arts champ Sarah Kaufman waits for a shot at fighting Miesha Tate

Sarah Kaufman just signed a four fight deal and another shot at the Strikeforce MMA world title.

Jr. B Cougars, Braves meet Friday

Victoria Cougars, Saanich Braves meet in rematch at Pearkes, Friday

Former Shamrocks coach and Victoria native Chris Hall is battling cancer while coaching the Washington Stealth pro lacrosse team.

Ex-Shamrocks coach battling cancer

Stealth coach battles cancer, treatment to make it out to camp

Former Shamrocks coach and Victoria native Chris Hall is battling cancer while coaching the Washington Stealth pro lacrosse team.
Peninsula Minor Hockey Player of the Week Spencer Harman stands beside Panthers starting goaltender Zach Wear during the singing of the national anthem Saturday.

Panthers pounce on Comox

Peninsula Panthers fail in final minutes against rival Victoria Cougars

Peninsula Minor Hockey Player of the Week Spencer Harman stands beside Panthers starting goaltender Zach Wear during the singing of the national anthem Saturday.
Grizzlies captain Sean Robertson loves himself a good goal

Grizzlies captain traded for an NCAA shot

Grizz' ‘aren’t giving up’ on season despite moving captain Sean Robertson to Vernon Vipers

Grizzlies captain Sean Robertson loves himself a good goal
Steve Nash was a surprise guest for the 2011 St. Michaels boys alumni basketball game on Nov. 19.

Speedy St. Michaels Blue Jags use balanced attack

St. Michaels University School Blue Jags hosted and roasted the Terry Fox Ravens, 72-50, at SMUS on Saturday

Steve Nash was a surprise guest for the 2011 St. Michaels boys alumni basketball game on Nov. 19.