JOCK TALK: The Westshore Wolves hit home ice this week

Your weekly roundup of West Shore sports events

West Shore Junior A hockey returns to The Q Centre Friday night! The puck drops at 7 p.m. on the Victoria Grizzlies’ Nov. 3 tilt against Merritt. Still at home, the Grizzlies host Trail Sunday, Nov. 5 before heading up Island to finish the week Friday, Nov. 10 in Port Alberni.

In Junior B play, the Westshore Wolves play at home Wednesday, Nov. 8, facing the Saanich Braves at 7 p.m. at The Q Centre. Looking ahead to Sunday, Nov. 12, the Wolves head to Esquimalt to take on the Victoria Cougars at 3:30 p.m. at Archie Browning Arena.

In Midget Tier 1 hockey, the Juan de Fuca Grizzlies have an action-packed week starting Saturday, Nov. 4 when they take on Powell River at 5:30 p.m. at The Q Centre.

In a long-weekend tournament, Friday, Nov. 10 has the Grizzlies host the Central Zone Huskies at 8:30 p.m. at The Q Centre. On Saturday, Nov. 11 the local squad hosts the Hollyburn Huskies at 11 a.m. at Westhills Arena, before facing the North Vancouver Storm at 5:15 p.m. at Archie Browning Arena. The Grizzlies finish round-robin play Sunday, Nov. 12 when they host the Chilliwack Bruins at 4 p.m. at The Q Centre.

In high school sports, senior boys’ volleyball playoffs get underway next week, with the schedule still being determined at press time. Stay up to date at lowerislandschoolsports.ca.

In senior girls’ volleyball, the 4A South Island playoffs hit the court Tuesday, Nov. 7 at a venue still being determined at press time. In a series of games opening at 5 p.m., Belmont will compete with Oak Bay, Claremont, Reynolds, Spectrum and Mount. Doug.

Colin Gall writes Fridays on coming local sports events. Send your events to jocktalk@telus.net.


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