JOCK TALK: The Rebels get their rematch against the Okanagan Sun

Your weekly roundup of sports action on the West Shore

The Westshore Rebels play their last game of the regular season this Saturday, Oct. 7 when they welcome the Okanagan Sun to Westhills Stadium for a 7 p.m. kick-off. Join the Rebels for fan appreciation night, including food trucks, Red Arrow Brewing, a football toss, plus plenty of fun and prizes. Visit for tickets and more information.

In high school football, Belmont’s varsity Bulldogs return to the gridiron Friday, Oct. 6 to take on the Mount Doug Rams at 7 p.m. at Goudy Field. They return to Goudy Field the following Friday, Oct. 13, when they host the Saint Thomas More Knights.

High school cross country returns Wednesday, Oct. 11, taking West Shore runners to race at Cedar Hill. The junior boys start at 3:45 p.m., junior and senior girls start at 4 p.m., and senior boys at 4:05 p.m.

Senior girls’ volleyball comes to the West Shore Tuesday, Oct. 10 with Belmont hosting a round of play, with the local girls facing Claremont at 6 p.m. and Reynolds at 7:15 p.m.

Senior boys’ volleyball takes Belmont to Lambrick Park Secondary Wednesday, Oct. 11, when the hosts also welcome Reynolds and Oak Bay. The first game starts at 6 p.m.

The Victoria Grizzlies faceoff at The Q Centre this Friday, Oct.6, at 7 p.m. against Cowichan Valley. The team then hits the road starting in Nanaimo on Saturday when they take on the Clippers at 6 p.m. before continuing on to Trail, Penticton and Surrey. The Grizz return home on Wednesday, Oct. 18 to host the Alberni Valley Bulldogs at 7 p.m. at The Q Centre.

The Westshore Wolves start out on the road this week, taking on the Peninsula Panthers at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 at Panorama Arena. Play continues at home on Wednesday, Oct. 11 when they host the Saanich Braves at 7 p.m. at The Q Centre. Finally, the Wolves finish their week up Island, visiting the Campbell River Storm on Friday, Oct. 13.

From the rink to the pitch, Westshore rugby returns Saturday, Oct. 14 when Westshore’s Women’s Premier team hosts Nanaimo at 12:45 at Juan de Fuca. Come Sunday, Oct. 15, the U18 Westshore visits James Bay AA at 2:30 p.m.

In men’s Div. 1 soccer, WestCastle United takes on the Vic West FC at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 at University of Victoria turf. In Div. 2 play, Juan de Fuca faces Fernwood Town ET Soccer on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. at Finlayson. Juan de Fuca continues on Saturday, Oct. 6 when they host the Prospect Lake Lakers at 6 p.m. at Westhills Stadium.

Colin Gall writes Fridays about coming West Shore sports events. Send your coming games and events to

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