Sports

Perfect practice makes perfect

The refined art of Shorin-ji Ryu Karate I find that the best way to describe Karate is to compare it to yoga — just with more punches and kicks. Both require a…

UVic at the forefront of concussion research and management

How the changing landscape of concussion research has taken shape across campus Rats with tiny helmets and 3-D video games—welcome to the front lines of concussion research and management. Information…

A sports fan’s biggest confession

Yep, I’m saying it: the Canadian Football League is more entertaining than its American counterpart I’ve got a confession to make. Ever since my dad brought me to a sold…

Air quality concerns cancel Men’s Soccer openers in Prince George

Cancellation follows new Canada West policy prohibiting games played in unsafe smoke conditions As wildfire smoke continues to blanket the skies of the Pacific Northwest, the UVic Men’s Soccer team…

From deep dives to home-run highs

Our interview with UVic alumnus and Vancouver Canadians GM JC Fraser For JC Fraser, an ex-Scuba diving instructor and UVic French History major, his journey into the sports business industry…

Barrett leads Canada over China at basketball showcase in Victoria

Professional hoops returned for the second time this calendar year to Greater Victoria, as the Canadian men’s national team took on team China as part of the Pacific Rim Basketball…

A Raptor’s guide to university

Our interview with NBA’s breakout bench star Fred VanVleet In team sports, there are few positions more concerned with bringing out the best in teammates than point guard, the basketball…

Vikes summit the Cascades, progress to playoff quarter-finals

Men’s team knocked out in Saskatchewan It was lucky number 13 for the Vikes women’s basketball team, who saw their win streak continue into the postseason with a 91–62 win…

Vikes fly into playoffs on 12-game winning streak

“It was a total lacklustre effort from us,” said coach Dani Sinclair after her women’s basketball team was trounced 96–63 by the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Nov. 18, 2017.…