Sports

Fall cancellations of U Sports and Canada West leaves Vikes athletes in limbo

Ordinarily, the start of each school year not only brings the excitement of new classes, but also the beginning of a fresh season of competition for student athletes. Whether it…

How to get through sports withdrawal amid COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe, halting virtually every sports league or event in the world, here are some movie and book recommendations to help you get through sports…

Punching for a greater cause: Local boxing club empowering women through sport

For the past four years, Ellen Connor has established and grown the West Coast Wonder Women — a division of Sooke Boxing Club, and non-profit club that hosts just one…

Top 10 sport stories of the decade

With 2019 and another decade officially behind us, it’s time to not only look back on the biggest sports stories of the past 365 days, but of the previous 10…

App helps 400 UVic athletes succeed

With the help of one app, hundreds of UVic athletes train with the same technology that powers baseball all-stars Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman for the MLB’s Houston Astros.

The return of the sports stats page to the Martlet

Following a sports team costs a lot of money, work, and heartbreak. But the reward, for how short it lasts, is so sweet, and it’s why I’m excited to see…

Here’s what you need to know about Vikes Varsity sports this fall

Despite the size of our athletic department — unlike many other universities across the country, UVic is home to just eight varsity sports — Vikes athletes, coaches, and alumni have…

How to run a marathon, even if you’re irreversibly lazy

Last October, I dragged myself over the finish line of the Goodlife Fitness Victoria marathon. For anyone who would like to try a marathon but, like me, is a ‘lazy’…

Vikes field hockey star makes international debut

Anna Mollenhauer, a second-year women’s field hockey defender, had an exceptional season with the Vikes and simultaneously launched her career with the Canadian senior national team. She claimed the Canada…