Posts By: Taylor McKee

Go fourth, Vikes

Certainly, this was not the way that the UVic Vikes wanted to end their season. For the second year straight, the Vikes men’s basketball team ended their season with a loss in the CIS Final Eight bronze-medal game. The Vikes were defeated by the Ryerson University Rams 82-68 on Sunday and finished the tournament ranking fourth.

MRT: Episode 4 – Flicks and Votes

If you have ever been curious how Oscar voting works or whether or not slates are a good idea for university elections but have never been able to seamlessly transition those topics into an enjoyable and thought provoking discussion, the boy howdy do we have a show for you!

Vikes women send TRU packing

It took all three games and some late-game heroics, but the Vikes women’s basketball team is off to the CW Final Four for the first time in seven years. The Vikes defeated the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack two games-to-one in their quarterfinal matchup last weekend.

MRT: Episode 3 – Tanking in Sports

  It’s the third edition of the Martlet Round Table and we are here to talk about tanks, only not of the mechanical variety. We are joined  by Martlet contributors James Davey and Matt Miskulin to talk about the efficacy and morality of deliberately losing in professional sports: all sorts of sports including hockey, basketball,… Read more »

Vikes look towards playoffs with four memorable wins

  As one chapter nears an end, the Vikes basketball made sure some of the final memories of games played McKinnon Gymnasium were unequivocally positive. The Vikes men’s and women’s teams won all four games against Trinity Western University, including both games on Saturday night during the “I Heart McKinnon” festivities. Friday night’s games were… Read more »