High school sports

Tweedsmuir running back Noah Anderson, the football clearly out of his hands (seen by his left knee), crosses the one-yard line as he runs for a touchdown in a game in November 2019. The governance of high school football and mostly all other high school sports is changing after a pivotal vote May 1. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Massive change coming to B.C. high school sports

New governance model passed at B.C. School Sports AGM; high school sport commissions to be ‘phased out’

 

Lord Tweedsmuir’s Tremmel States-Jones jumps a player and the goal line to score a touchdown against the Kelowna Owls in 2019. The face of high school football, along with a majority of other high school sports, could significantly change if a new governance proposal is passed at the B.C. School Sports AGM May 1. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Governance vote for B.C. high school sports ‘has lost all credibility’: rugby commissioner

Game changing governance proposal to be voted on May 1

 

Lord Tweedsmuir’s Tremmel States-Jones jumps a player and the goal line to score a touchdown against the Kelowna Owls in 2019. The face of high school football, along with a majority of other high school sports, could significantly change if a new governance proposal is passed at the B.C. School Sports AGM May 1. (Malin Jordan)

Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports

Most commissions are against the new model, but B.C. School Sports (BCSS) and its board is in favour

 

Ines Khouider (left), a Grade 12 student at St. Margaret’s School, and Ishaan Kareer, a Grade 11 student at Stelly’s Secondary, are among the seven members of the FIX IT Robotics team who competed in a virtual challenge against other teams from B.C. and Washington with their robot, Beyonce, April 3. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Teen-built robot Beyonce puts a ring on virtual robotics competition

High school team from Greater Victoria battled teams from B.C., Washington virtually April 3

Ines Khouider (left), a Grade 12 student at St. Margaret’s School, and Ishaan Kareer, a Grade 11 student at Stelly’s Secondary, are among the seven members of the FIX IT Robotics team who competed in a virtual challenge against other teams from B.C. and Washington with their robot, Beyonce, April 3. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Some of the characters in the League of Legends video game. (Photo: na.leagueoflegends.com)

E-sports trial at B.C. high schools to start with ‘League of Legends’ team game

For fall launch, Vancouver’s GameSeta company partners with BC School Sports

Some of the characters in the League of Legends video game. (Photo: na.leagueoflegends.com)
Lord Tweedsmuir football players swarm a lone W.J. Mouat Hawk Nov. 8, 2019 at Cloverdale Athletic Park. High school athletes still don’t know whether they will be playing sports this fall or not. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Future still uncertain for B.C. high school sports this fall

B.C. School Sports working on detailed return-to-sport plan

Lord Tweedsmuir football players swarm a lone W.J. Mouat Hawk Nov. 8, 2019 at Cloverdale Athletic Park. High school athletes still don’t know whether they will be playing sports this fall or not. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Keanu Kanealii competes in the 45-kilograms weight class at the Cougar Invitational tournament in Cowichan. Kanealii is a member of the Sooke Wrestling Club. (Contributed photo)

Sooke Wrestling Club shows muscle in first season

Three earn spots in B.C. championships

Keanu Kanealii competes in the 45-kilograms weight class at the Cougar Invitational tournament in Cowichan. Kanealii is a member of the Sooke Wrestling Club. (Contributed photo)
Athletes and coaches from the 2020 Oak Bay High Hall of Fame induction from top left, Heather Benson (field hockey), Oak Bay Barbarians rugby champions with Murray Allen (far right), the late Dylan Jones and Connor Braid (with ball), Tom Holmes (circa 1969), Kathleen Leahy and Maddie Secco. (Images from Oak Bay High)

Oak Bay High to add 20 inductees to its athlete Hall of Fame

Oak Bay High hosts induction ceremony Feb. 22

Athletes and coaches from the 2020 Oak Bay High Hall of Fame induction from top left, Heather Benson (field hockey), Oak Bay Barbarians rugby champions with Murray Allen (far right), the late Dylan Jones and Connor Braid (with ball), Tom Holmes (circa 1969), Kathleen Leahy and Maddie Secco. (Images from Oak Bay High)
Mount Douglas Secondary hit with sanctions over Rams football recruitment

Mount Douglas Secondary hit with sanctions over Rams football recruitment

Fine handed down over recruitment claim will hit school, not the coach or players

  • Oct 18, 2019
Mount Douglas Secondary hit with sanctions over Rams football recruitment
Belmont’s Daunte Nelson gets a break against Cowichan during the 2019 Senior Boys 4A Basketball Championships, Feb. 21, 2019. (Jesse Laufer/News Staff)

Victoria schools top Island Championships

Oak Bay, Belmont and Claremont named best boys’ basketball teams on the Island

Belmont’s Daunte Nelson gets a break against Cowichan during the 2019 Senior Boys 4A Basketball Championships, Feb. 21, 2019. (Jesse Laufer/News Staff)
Vic High’s John Mark Sulboan (17 gold) appears to have his hand firmly on the ball going up for a rebound against much taller Royal Bay players Brennan Pletsch (20) and Dawson Gestwa (14), during city league Div. 3 senior boys basketball action at Vic High. The visiting Ravens led by as much as 35 points in the second half, but the Totems closed the gap in the fourth quarter only to lose 73-59. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Basketball Ravens exploit height advantage over Victoria High boys

Home court Totems dominate final quarter, but lose to Royal Bay

Vic High’s John Mark Sulboan (17 gold) appears to have his hand firmly on the ball going up for a rebound against much taller Royal Bay players Brennan Pletsch (20) and Dawson Gestwa (14), during city league Div. 3 senior boys basketball action at Vic High. The visiting Ravens led by as much as 35 points in the second half, but the Totems closed the gap in the fourth quarter only to lose 73-59. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Rugby Canada under-18 program member Denise Roy (with ball) is among several highly experienced players in the Belmont Bulldogs senior girls program this season. The Bulldogs compete in the B.C. High School Girls Sevens championships at UBC in Vancouver this Friday and Saturday. Photo Canadian Sport School

Belmont rugby girls tackle provincials this weekend in Vancouver

Langford-based side’s depth likely to help improve on 2016 B.C.s result

Rugby Canada under-18 program member Denise Roy (with ball) is among several highly experienced players in the Belmont Bulldogs senior girls program this season. The Bulldogs compete in the B.C. High School Girls Sevens championships at UBC in Vancouver this Friday and Saturday. Photo Canadian Sport School