Sports

Sofia Donnecke, Trinity Kettyls, and Katie Martens. Photo via UVic Vikes.

Three female student athletes spilt prestigious Vikes Provost Award

At the 17th annual Vikes Honour Roll Luncheon, three female student athletes were surprised to hear their names called for the distinguished Provost Award. Trinity Kettyls from the women’s soccer…
Avalon Wasteneys, photo by Isabella Kennedy.

Meet Avalon Wasteneys: UVic student and Olympic champion

Avalon Wasteneys was sitting in a second year UVic anthropology course when the class discussion sidetracked to the Olympic Games. The psychology major contributed to the conversation, and her peers…
A hitter from the UVic Vikes women's softball team. Photo by Captured Sports Photography,

Vikes women’s softball plays in first home opener series

The Vikes women’s softball team battled hard in their first home opener series on a sunny fall Saturday at Hyacinth Park. After dropping two games to the top ranked UBC…
A crowd at a sporting event. Photo sourced from CARSA.

Sporting arenas across Greater Victoria open their doors

The sight of yellow and red leaves coating the sidewalks means two things in B.C.: winter is just around the corner, and sports are back.

Former Vikes on Canada’s rugby sevens team place a respectable eighth at Tokyo

Four Vikes alumni wore the Canadian jersey for the Olympics men’s rugby sevens tournament in Tokyo this July but fell short of a chance at an Olympic me
UVic rower Avalon Wasteneys

Three UVic rowers are headed to the Tokyo Olympic Games

Patrick Keane and Avalon Wasteneys talk about their Olympic debut goals and the benefits and drawbacks from training during the pandemic with the Martlet.
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Jane Gumley to lead women’s rowing team as interim coach

UVic alumnus takes over following resignation of Barney Williams The Vikes women’s rowing team will have a new head coach for the 2021-22 season: UVic alumnus and former national team…
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UVic athletes stoked to return to play following Canada West announcement

Regional schedules await approval from university, province Canada West has announced their plans for the 2021-22 season. After a year without competition, Canada West plans for most sports to be…
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UVic esports to introduce a paid ‘battle pass’ in January

There is currently no finalized price point, but the paid premium battle pass allows participating students to unlock prizes, such as a $500 tuition credit. UVic administration says that a…