Sports

Vera Creelman and Nan Preece celebrate lawn bowlings’ Dewar Cup.

STATS: Golf’s Cedar Hill Open; Lawn bowling; Victoria Cycling League

Results from the Cedar Hill Open May 21 and 22 at Cedar…

Vera Creelman and Nan Preece celebrate lawn bowlings’ Dewar Cup.
Blaine Hawkins

The not so swift boats of Swiftsure

A beginner’s guide to handicapping Swiftsure boats

Blaine Hawkins
Victoria Flyers' Jakob Rimmer passes the ball during the Western Canadian Volleyball Open in Saskatchewan earlier this month.

Volleyball Flyers spike second place

Settling for second wasn’t the Victoria Flyers’ plan, but they’ll take it.The…

Victoria Flyers' Jakob Rimmer passes the ball during the Western Canadian Volleyball Open in Saskatchewan earlier this month.
Coach and general manager Marc Habscheid on the bench of the Chilliwack Bruins. Habscheid's family has relocated to Victoria as he will carry guide the WHL's restart on Vancouver Island.
Coach and general manager Marc Habscheid on the bench of the Chilliwack Bruins. Habscheid's family has relocated to Victoria as he will carry guide the WHL's restart on Vancouver Island.
May 22

Steering his leap of faith

Cowboy athletes from all over were in town for the May long…

May 22
Badminton players Matt Baxter

Belmont badminton takes second in city championships

Belmont students may have dabbled at badminton in P.E. class, but after…

Badminton players Matt Baxter
St. Michaels University Blue Jag Goven Sandhu holds Oak Bay’s Luke Campbell just inches from a try during the Howard Russell AAA city final at Oak Bay

HIGH SCHOOL RUGBY: St. Michaels University to host super Saturday

In perhaps the biggest rivalry of all rugby in Victoria, 2011 went…

St. Michaels University Blue Jag Goven Sandhu holds Oak Bay’s Luke Campbell just inches from a try during the Howard Russell AAA city final at Oak Bay
Oak Bay High Grade 12 athlete Zarria Storm gets good air time in the long jump event at the Island track and field championships May 19 at the University of Victoria. Her best leap of 5.22 metres gave her one of three event wins and helped Oak Bay capture a record 20th consecutive team title.

Heptathlete has provincial title in mind

Oak Bay win 20th straight Island Track and Field title

Oak Bay High Grade 12 athlete Zarria Storm gets good air time in the long jump event at the Island track and field championships May 19 at the University of Victoria. Her best leap of 5.22 metres gave her one of three event wins and helped Oak Bay capture a record 20th consecutive team title.

Seven synchro golds at provincials

Members of the Pacific Sport Synchro Victoria team enjoyed a successful weekend…

  • May 24, 2011
Katelyn Hayward times her leap into the water of the 1

Island Track and Field results – updated

Mount Douglas secondary school athlete Katelyn Hayward was sensational for the second-straight…

Katelyn Hayward times her leap into the water of the 1
Alex Norman-Ross is one of 10 local athletes who'll compete at this weekend's Victoria Highland Games festival.

Highland Games catch on with local athletes

Topaz gearing up for annual Highland Games Scottish festival

Alex Norman-Ross is one of 10 local athletes who'll compete at this weekend's Victoria Highland Games festival.

Glenlyon Norfolk School win Colonel Hodgkins Cup

In a power shift among high school boys’ AA rugby, the rough…

Velox rugby club caps season with player awards

A week after a provincial championship was snapped from the clutches of…

Three Shamrocks players off to world championships

Three Victoria Shamrocks will miss the opening games of the WLA season…

  • May 18, 2011
Oak Bay's Elise Butler and Claremont's Jocelyn Chalmers battle during the AAA Island final at Hampton Park on Tuesday. Claremont won 3-1.

Spartans surge to Island soccer title

Claremont, Oak Bay headed to high school girls AAA soccer provincials

Oak Bay's Elise Butler and Claremont's Jocelyn Chalmers battle during the AAA Island final at Hampton Park on Tuesday. Claremont won 3-1.

Locals new and former in running for Rugby World Cup

This week Rugby Canada released its team that will play in June’s…

James Bay (white) hosted the Oxford Blues (blue) three years ago at MacDonald Park and Ballymena RFC (Ireland) at Bullen Park in 2009. This weekend the Bays host the Newfoundland Rock provincial team as part of JBAA's 125th anniversary.

Rugby returns to RAP Saturday as James Bay hosts Newfoundland provincial team

James Bay host Newfoundland Rock, Shawnigan Lake high school host Atlantic U21

James Bay (white) hosted the Oxford Blues (blue) three years ago at MacDonald Park and Ballymena RFC (Ireland) at Bullen Park in 2009. This weekend the Bays host the Newfoundland Rock provincial team as part of JBAA's 125th anniversary.
Canucks Game 6 Live Chat: Replay

Canucks-Sharks Game 1 Live Chat: Replay now

Black Press newspaper reporters and readers from across B.C. live-chat the Canucks Stanley Cup playoff run.

  • May 13, 2011
Canucks Game 6 Live Chat: Replay
Oak Bay's Lindsay Smith and Glenlyon Norfolk's Sarah Douglas leap for a header during 2011 Ryan Cup at UVic on Thursday

Oak Bay, Claremont in Island AAA final Tuesday; Oak Bay win Ryan Cup championship

Oak Bay top Glenlyon Norfolk in penalty kicks to win high school girls city soccer championship

Oak Bay's Lindsay Smith and Glenlyon Norfolk's Sarah Douglas leap for a header during 2011 Ryan Cup at UVic on Thursday

Highlanders U20 reserves in B.C.’s Doug Day final

Call it a quick transition for the Victoria Highlanders men’s U20 reserve…