Lacrosse

The growing field lacrosse program at Royal Bay Secondary has produced a number of scholarships for its players to American universities, starting in the fall 2021. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Five Royal Bay students sign Lacrosse scholarships at U.S. universities

“It’s a village that raises these kids,” says lacrosse coach

 

Lacrosse player Patrick Dodds, 19, got his start playing for the Saanich Tigers in Braefoot Park and has now been drafted to the Calgary Roughnecks for the upcoming National Lacrosse League season. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Calgary Roughnecks draft young Saanich lacrosse star for coming NLL season

Going pro at 19 is ‘surreal,’ says Patrick Dodds

 

New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)

Mann Cup, Ontario and B.C. lacrosse seasons cancelled due to COVID-19

The MSL and WLA seasons were originally scheduled to begin later this month

 

The Saanich Tigers Lacrosse Association came together for a virtual passing practice from their separate homes as the COVID-19 pandemic halts in-person play. (Courtesy of Candace White)

VIDEO: Saanich Tigers lacrosse players showcase skills in virtual passing video

Team building goes online with season on hold due to COVID-19

The Saanich Tigers Lacrosse Association came together for a virtual passing practice from their separate homes as the COVID-19 pandemic halts in-person play. (Courtesy of Candace White)
Juan de Fuca Whalers PeeWee A1 team has started a creative way to practise while in social isolation during COVID-19. Parents sent a video of their kids passing the ball to one another to demonstrate team spirit. (Courtesy of Candace White)

VIDEO: West Shore lacrosse team makes virtual practice video during COVID-19

‘Keep the sticks in your hands, keep practicing,” says team manager

Juan de Fuca Whalers PeeWee A1 team has started a creative way to practise while in social isolation during COVID-19. Parents sent a video of their kids passing the ball to one another to demonstrate team spirit. (Courtesy of Candace White)
Rob Hellyer of the Toronto Rock looks for the net. Hellyer was acquired by the Victoria Shamrocks for the upcoming season. (Photo by Martin Deland)

Victoria Shamrocks acquire NLL and MSL all-star

Rob Hellyer brings offensive power to the Shamrocks

  • Apr 25, 2018
Rob Hellyer of the Toronto Rock looks for the net. Hellyer was acquired by the Victoria Shamrocks for the upcoming season. (Photo by Martin Deland)
The Peninsula Warriors Midget A2 lacrosse team wins provincial championships in Langley. (Contributed photo)

Peninsula Warriors Midget A2 wins lacrosse provincials

Team defeats Coquitlam, North Okanagan, Langley and Semiahmoo in Langley

  • Jul 27, 2017
The Peninsula Warriors Midget A2 lacrosse team wins provincial championships in Langley. (Contributed photo)
Victoria-Esquimalt Eagles capture lacrosse gold in Parksville

Victoria-Esquimalt Eagles capture lacrosse gold in Parksville

Bantam C squad was on a mission in Sunday’s final

Victoria-Esquimalt Eagles capture lacrosse gold in Parksville
Joshua Bryce (near right) in field lacrosse, and soccer player Caleb Sam are among seven Songhees Nation athletes who are competing in the North American Indigenous Games in Toronto this month.                                Photos by Kendra Wong/Victoria News

Songhees Nation athletes to compete at indigenous games

The North American Indigenous Games take place July 16 to 23.

Joshua Bryce (near right) in field lacrosse, and soccer player Caleb Sam are among seven Songhees Nation athletes who are competing in the North American Indigenous Games in Toronto this month.                                Photos by Kendra Wong/Victoria News
Victoria Shamrocks goaltender Cody Hagedorn stops a shot with teammates all around him during practice at The Q Centre in Colwood. The team opens the 2017 Western Lacrosse Association season there tonight (May 19) against the Langley Thunder at 7:30 p.m.                                 Don Descoteau/
News Gazette staff

2017 Shamrocks look to bring Mann Cup back to Colwood

Role players counted on more, unlike 2015 Mann Cup champions

Victoria Shamrocks goaltender Cody Hagedorn stops a shot with teammates all around him during practice at The Q Centre in Colwood. The team opens the 2017 Western Lacrosse Association season there tonight (May 19) against the Langley Thunder at 7:30 p.m.                                 Don Descoteau/
News Gazette staff
Juan de Fuca Whalers novice A2 player Cohen Lacey absorbs a hit from Victoria-Esquimalt’s Luke Spivey during the gold medal game at the Travis Bateman Memorial Novice Lacrosse Tournament on Sunday at the Juan de Fuca Arena. The Eagles went undefeated in five games over the weekend and won the final 9-2.

Colwood tournament honours Juan de Fuca lacrosse favourite

Whalers girls among gold medallists at 14th annual Travis Bateman event

Juan de Fuca Whalers novice A2 player Cohen Lacey absorbs a hit from Victoria-Esquimalt’s Luke Spivey during the gold medal game at the Travis Bateman Memorial Novice Lacrosse Tournament on Sunday at the Juan de Fuca Arena. The Eagles went undefeated in five games over the weekend and won the final 9-2.