Vikes look towards playoffs with four memorable wins

  As one chapter nears an end, the Vikes basketball made sure some of the final memories of games played McKinnon Gymnasium were unequivocally positive. The Vikes men’s and women’s…

MRT: Episode 1 – Canadian Basketball

Welcome to the first edition of the Martlet Sports Roundtable. Each week, this will be a space to chat about broad issues in Canadian sport and we will feature guests…

McKinnon’s swan song

Celebration, pair of games mark McKinnon Gym's waning weeks

Vikes rebound for weekend split

It was a frantic and nervous weekend for Vikes basketball fans who saw their UVic men’s team go 1-1 with the Winnipeg Wesmen in two hotly-contested games. After losing the…

New year, new challenges for Vikes basketball

The Vikes entered the December break with a pair of home wins over the University of Alberta Golden Bears, firmly planting them in third place in Canada West’s Pioneer Division.…

The changing face of Canadian basketball

It’s early November, and I’m watching Lakers highlights featuring hometown hero Steve Nash and his SportsCentre Top 10-worthy side-parted hair. But something’s not quite right: Nash languishes on the sidelines,…

A season of balls…and oars, and more

It’s another semester in the books for the Vikes athletic teams, a season that featured plenty of achievements from UVic’s many athletes. Track Major accomplishments were scored on the track…

Vikes overpowered by top-seeded Ottawa at CIS Final Eight

Fresh off an impressive showing in the Canada West playoffs, the Vikes headed to Ottawa last weekend looking to end UVic’s men’s basketball title drought. The school’s last national championship…

Vikes and ball star each other’s first choice

UVic’s strong commitment to its student athletes, both on and off the court, has paid off yet again, as the women’s basketball team secured the services of star provincial player…

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