Sports

Longest championship drought in North American sports history finally over

Microwave ovens, international air travel, and the granted statehood of Alaska and Hawaii are among the many things that didn’t exist the last time the Chicago Cubs won the World…

Blue Jays fever quickly turns into Blue Jays uncertainty

For just over two weeks this October, Blue Jays fever took over a country and a campus. The Toronto Blue Jays, “Canada’s Team,” had a playoff run that fell just…

Vikes women look to bounce back in playoffs

Whether you’re a women’s soccer, rugby, or field hockey player, it’s been a rough 12 months. Last November, a 2-1 loss to the University of Calgary Dinos meant the Vikes…

Your guide to all things playoff baseball

As September cools, we have the perfect suggestion for a midterm distraction: playoff baseball! There’s tons of excitement and camaraderie surrounding the post-season, and given the likelihood that the Jays…

UVic students start B.C.’s first blind soccer club

Some call it soccer, others call it football. No matter the name, soccer is played in over 200 countries and is the most watched sport in the world. At its…

No, Canada: What’s happened to Canada’s game?

So here’s where we’re at: it’s April 12, the playoffs open tomorrow, and now is usually the time I grudgingly prepare to root for the Habs for two weeks before…

Mexico brings the heat at World Cup qualifier

Soccer really does bring people together. The World Cup qualifier between Canada and Mexico on March 25th was no exception, with drunken fans of both teams joining arms and voices…

Vikes put Spartans to sword in three game series

The Vikes kept their post-season dreams alive, beating the Trinity Western University (TWU) Spartans 2-1 in their best-of-three series. The Vikes opened with an 84-69 victory on Friday, Feb. 26th,…

Vikes bounce Bobcats to book playoff berth

When you spend $77 million on a new court, it’s nice to be able to use it as much as possible. And CARSA will soon have its first taste of…