Sports

UVic Kendō club member heading for the National Kendō Team

The sound of a shinai (bamboo sword) hitting protective headgear is sharp and loud, and it sounds brutal. Yet none of the students flinch — even the children, some as…

Introducing pro-soccer team Pacific FC

Bringing professional soccer to an island near you Gear up soccer fans, Greater Victoria will soon be home to a fast, exciting, and uniquely Canadian brand of “the beautiful game.”…

Two UVic students take on Fencing Canada Cup

UVic fencing community en-garde for growth Equal parts technique, raw power, and energy, competitive fencing is a scarce art at UVic. But for the first time in recent years, two…

Top 10 sports stories of 2018

From Golden State winning the NBA title (again) to the Vegas Golden Knights getting to the Stanley Cup final, 2018 saw underdogs flourish and favourites dominate Last year I said…

Six sports, two competitors, one legendary contest

The Legends Cup: UBC vs. UVic Since UVic’s early days as Victoria College, a deep rivalry has existed between the Vikes and UBC’s Thunderbirds. Before UVic became an independent institution…
The 'snitch' tackles a UBC player in the Semi-Final match. Photo by Devon Bidal, Senior Staff Writer.

Brooms, bludgers, and bruises

UVic hosts the 2018 Western Regional Quidditch Championships Quidditch, a game from the Harry Potter series, was brought to life on the artificial turf fields outside CARSA this weekend. A…

Curtain falls on Vikes Men’s first act

Men’s soccer team see the end of the fall season as they will not continue on to playoffs The Vikes Men’s soccer team narrowly missed a Canada West playoff berth…

Vikes bring the thunder

Men’s soccer team have a promising start to the season at the Thunderfest home opener Bells, whistles, chants, and cheers welcomed the Vikes back to Centennial Stadium for the first…

Shouldn’t we all stand up (or kneel) for what we believe in?

Why Nike’s decision to make Colin Kaepernick the face of their 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign is inspiring and you would be ignorant to think otherwise With nine simple…