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Wrestling comes to Luxton Hall

Professional wrestling returns to Victoria as the Canadian National Wrestling Alliance storms Luxton Hall on Thursday (April 13)

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  • Apr 10, 2012
Graeme Thompson of the Victoria Eagles slides into third. The Eagles won both games of their opening day double-header against the North Island Blizzard

Eagles see red, sweep Blizzard to open bantam baseball season

Victoria Eagles bantam baseball season underway at Carnavon Park

Graeme Thompson of the Victoria Eagles slides into third. The Eagles won both games of their opening day double-header against the North Island Blizzard
Victoria Mariners player Jesse Hodges connects with a pitch during Saturday’s game against the Nanaimo Pirates at Nanaimo’s Serauxmen Stadium. The teams split the doubleheader as the Mariners won 3-2 and lost 8-3.

That summer feeling: Mariners, Eagles open premier baseball season

Victoria Mariners split opening weekend with Nanaimo while Victoria Eagles sweep Parksville

Victoria Mariners player Jesse Hodges connects with a pitch during Saturday’s game against the Nanaimo Pirates at Nanaimo’s Serauxmen Stadium. The teams split the doubleheader as the Mariners won 3-2 and lost 8-3.
Mark Walton has four goals and three assists in nine playoff games with the Victoria Cougars. The feisty

Enter the Cyclone: Cougars in Abbotsford for junior B provincial championship

Victoria Cougars in Abbotsford as Pilots host Cyclone Taylor Cup April 12-15

Mark Walton has four goals and three assists in nine playoff games with the Victoria Cougars. The feisty
Robert Drysdale has signed a four-fight contract in the newly expanded AFC

Aggressive in Alberta: Victoria MMA merges with Edmonton, Calgary

Victoria’s Armageddon Fighting Championship merging with pair of Alberta MMA organizations to form Aggression Fighting Championship

Robert Drysdale has signed a four-fight contract in the newly expanded AFC

Oak Bay High grads up front for Canada in rugby test

Oak Bay High school grads Connor Braid and Sean White helped the Canadian Maple Leafs beat the Ontario Blues 31-18

Juan de Fuca under-14 player Sean Cullen

Results form Lower Island soccer’s District Cup finals

Prospect Lake boys win under-18 gold; Saanich Fusion girls win under-18 gold as LISA District Cup finals wrap up

Juan de Fuca under-14 player Sean Cullen
James Bay's Zac Coughlan is tackled by Burnaby's Misha Govarchin during the Bays' 28-13 win in Canadian Direct Insurance Premiere rugby action at MacDonald Park on Saturday (March 31).

RUGBY: James Bay is back; Maple Leafs face Ontario Blues in Langford

With an infusion of imports, James Bay is back on top of the CDI Premier League rugby standings

James Bay's Zac Coughlan is tackled by Burnaby's Misha Govarchin during the Bays' 28-13 win in Canadian Direct Insurance Premiere rugby action at MacDonald Park on Saturday (March 31).
Robert Patterson takes a practice technical climb at The Boulders. The Central-Saanich based facility is hosting a regional youth competition over the long weekend.

Central Saanich climbing gym hosts youth regionals

This Easter long weekend will see the world-class facility hosts its first major competition — Youth Western Regionals.

Robert Patterson takes a practice technical climb at The Boulders. The Central-Saanich based facility is hosting a regional youth competition over the long weekend.
Olympian road cyclist Erinne Willock and mountain bike national team coach Geoff Pendrel will be coaching kids at the inaugural Bike Jam at the Juan de Fuca velodrome and BMX park on Friday.

Bike jammin’ in Colwood

World-class cyclists on hand to mentor students at West Shore Parks and Rec

Olympian road cyclist Erinne Willock and mountain bike national team coach Geoff Pendrel will be coaching kids at the inaugural Bike Jam at the Juan de Fuca velodrome and BMX park on Friday.
Dr. Gord Sleivert played a pivotal role in establishing the concept of a national sports institute on Vancouver Island.

Saanich-based national high performance leader passes away

Vice president Dr. Gord Sleivert of the Canadian Sports Centre Pacific passes away in Montreal

Dr. Gord Sleivert played a pivotal role in establishing the concept of a national sports institute on Vancouver Island.

Wee sisters pack a punch

Nine-year-old Kiana Shew and six-year-old sister Zena returned with plenty of medals from the Tiger Balm Internationals

  • Apr 3, 2012
Jason Nickels stunts on a ledge in front of the Leg

Cycling festival jumps into year two

Jumpship moves from barge to bridge on Inner Harbour as Victoria International Cycling Festival returns in 2012

Jason Nickels stunts on a ledge in front of the Leg

Saanich Storm win Frank Leversedge Cup, promotion

Results from the Lower Island Women's Soccer Association's Frank Leversedge and Stephanie Shergold Community Cups

Bays United defender Cody Fitzsimmons slide checks Cowichan FC's Matt Arnett during the 2012 Jackson Cup at Royal Athletic Park on Sunday (April 1). Arnett was the MVP of the game

Bays drop Jackson Cup in battle of the brothers

Cowichan's Tyler Hughes wins battle of the brothers over Jordie and the Bays United in the Jackson Cup

Bays United defender Cody Fitzsimmons slide checks Cowichan FC's Matt Arnett during the 2012 Jackson Cup at Royal Athletic Park on Sunday (April 1). Arnett was the MVP of the game
Nick Driedger pulls a mean rear naked choke on Baz Cunningham at AFC 3: Evolution

Fighters climbing ladder with AFC 8

Mixed martial arts returns to Bear Mountain Arena on April 14 as AFC 8: Vengeance showcases local talent

Nick Driedger pulls a mean rear naked choke on Baz Cunningham at AFC 3: Evolution

Get prepped for Victoria lawn bowling season

Lawn bowling season is here, and Victoria Lawn Bowling Club is holding an open house event to teach the game to new bowlers

Czech import Robin Soudek ended his four year WHL career with the Victoria Royals in Wednesday's loss to the Kamloops Blazers.

So long Soudek, Royals pack up and go

Victoria Royals forward Robin Soudek ends four year career with 150 points in 250 games

Czech import Robin Soudek ended his four year WHL career with the Victoria Royals in Wednesday's loss to the Kamloops Blazers.
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