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SWIM: Alumni swimmers honoured with Vikes Platinum Circle of Excellence banners

Braedan Willis The Western Collegiate Invitational hosted by the University of Victoria Vikes swimming team provided one last opportunity for athletes from UBC, Simon Fraser, Regina and Victoria to qualify for the U SPORTS national swimming championships. Before the races began...

Oak Bay High School’s Diego Maffia breaks BC High School single-game points record with...

© Copyright - 2019 - Victoria Sports News Oak Bay High School’s Diego Maffia broke the BC High School single-game points record by getting 96 to lead the Oak Bay Bays team to a 114-88 win over Ross Sheppard High...

WBB: Giannattasio still hot as stingy defence books Vikes in to Canada West Quarter-Finals

By Ali Baggott, Vikes Communications The University of Victoria Vikes women's basketball team are returning to the Canada West quarter-finals for the sixth-straight season after an 80-61 play-in series win over the Fraser Valley Cascades on Feb. 8 at the...

MBB: Vikes unable to contain Lethbridge, eliminated from Canada West playoffs

Braedan Willis The University of Victoria men's basketball team saw their 2018-19 season come to an end at the hands of the Lethbridge Pronghorns on Friday Feb.8 in Alberta. The Vikes could not stop the balanced attack from the 'Horns...

Victoria Royals suffer 8-3 defeat in Spokane

Adam McKinnon The Victoria Royals lost 8-3 to the Spokane Chiefs on Friday night. Game Summary: Gamesheet – bit.ly/2GhEfcK. Scoring: Royals – Mitchell Prowse, Kaid Oliver 1g-0a, Kody McDonald 1g-0a, Carson Miller 0g-1a, Phillip Schultz 0g-1a, Scott Walford 0g-1a. Spokane – Ethan McIndoe 2g-2a (Game Winner), Nolan...

Saanich Braves and Victoria Cougars settle game in overtime, 4-3

© Copyright - 2019 - Victoria Sports News The Saanich Braves wanted a win Friday night in the worst way. Likewise, the Cougars were not going to walk away without at least a point after losing 2-1 to the Oceanside Generals...

WLA Draft: Christian Del Bianco selected first; Shamrocks select Keegan Bell first (6th overall)

The Coquitlam Adanacs started the 2019 Western Lacrosse Association draft with a hometown pick in Christian Del Bianco. Del Bianco, a 5'10" 196-pound goaltender plays for the Calgary Roughnecks of the National Lacrosse League. The 21-year-old was drafted by Calgary in...

Victoria Shamrocks select nine players in the 2019 Junior A Draft

Victoria Shamrocks The Western Lacrosse Association 2019 draft of graduating junior lacrosse players was held Thursday night, with the Victoria Shamrocks using all nine of their picks, including an additional fourth-round pick acquired from New Westminster. Additionally, the Shamrocks were...

Cedar 12K postponed – race to be re-scheduled

The third race in the Vancouver Island Race Series – Cedar 12K – due to take place on Sunday, has been postponed due to the snowstorm that has blanketed parts of Vancouver Island. “Quennell Road has a layer of hard...

Victoria to host 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup

From sister publication: Athletics Illustrated The Victoria-based group Victoria International Cross Country Association (VICCA) – learned Wednesday that their bid proposal was successful for the 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup. The Association of Panamerican Athletics and Athletics Canada informed VICCA...