Sports

Vikes varsity soccer player

An insider look at the UVic Vikes varsity teams

UVic offers a host of varsity sports, and maybe you should become familiar with the teams and how you can watch them compete. Take it from a Vikes athlete, here's…
Jose Sagaste, photo provided by UVic Vikes.

Vikes men’s soccer begins season under new coach

For the first time in 34 years the Vikes men's soccer team has run out onto the pitch under new leadership. Vikes soccer alumnus Larry Stefanek has taken over as…
Person sitting beside a bike on a mountain, photo by Dó Castle via Pexels.

The Martlet’s beginner’s guide to biking

With UVic’s BikeHub reopening this summer, and parking fees at an all-time high, it’s never been a better time to get around Victoria on two wheels. The saying goes, “it's…
Womens' 8 Vikes rowers, photo by Royal Henley Regatta.

Vikes summer rowing club brings home gold from the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta

One of the most prestigious events for rowers across Canada began earlier this month at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta in St. Catharines, Ontario. This was the first time since…

A short guide to scenic hikes around Victoria

The Island, known for its lush scenery, towering trees, and outdoor pursuits, is the perfect place to start hiking. Maybe you’re new in town, or recently lied to a Tinder…
Kevin Hall and Amanda Kettyls. Photo by Armando Tura/AP Shutter via Vikes Instagram.

Soccer player Trinity Kettyls wins top awards at Vikes Celebration of Champions

After two years without events and ceremonies of recognition, the Vikes athletics department was finally able to honour outstanding athletes with the 2022 Celebration of Champions. The event saw such…
Canada players celebrate the Cup Final win over England on day two of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Kitakyushu on 21 April, 2019. Photo credit: Mike Lee - KLC fotos for World Rugby

The World Rugby Sevens tournament is coming to Langford

The HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series is coming to the Island. The two-day tournament will be in Langford, B.C. on April 30 and May 1 at Starlight Stadium: the…
Wheelchair basketball, graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

A guide to accessible sport in Victoria

The Paralympics are upon us, with opening ceremonies taking place on March 4. With the televising of these inspiring athletes comes an increase in awareness for adapted and inclusive athletics.…
Cord Clemens, photo sourced from govikesgo.com.

Vikes welcome basketball dynasty alumni to Sports Hall of Fame

The University of Victoria Vikes have welcomed new inductees to the 2022 Sports Hall of Fame. The late Vikes basketball alumnus Cord Clemens has been selected to join the collective…