Vikes swimmers strive for championship qualifications

The Vikes swim team enters its spring season with one goal in mind: to qualify as many athletes for the CIS championships as possible. Their only remaining qualification event is…

They shoot, I write

I drew a hockey rink in my notebook. Underneath, on the same dotted lines that fifth-graders practice on, I described the play: “Naslund to Mo’, back to Naslund—he scores! The…

The Legendary Tate

In the results-oriented business of college sports, longevity in the role of head coach is a rarity. One poor season can be grounds for dismissal, while only the most fortunate…

Vikes’ hockey team looks to rebound after slow start

The UVic hockey team has struggled thus far in the 2013/14 season, but things are looking up as of late, as Vikes’ goaltender Nick Babich has led the way for…

What are your thoughts on the upcoming Olympic games?

Brandon Johnston Second year Civil Engineering “I’m excited to see team Canada play.” Elly Thorne Fourth year Religious Studies “I hope there’s some noise about, is all; I don’t expect…

Holidays out of the way, more Vikes basketball to come

After posting dominant first halves to their respective seasons, both the Vikes’ men’s and women’s basketball teams hit the road over the holiday break to test their skills outside the…

Vikes runners head to Trinidad and Tobago

It’s a new year, and once again UVic will continue its proud tradition of showcasing its athletes on the world stage. The Vikes international display kicks off this February with…

Rogers buys exclusive NHL broadcast rights

A $5.2 billion deal has secured Rogers as the exclusive broadcasters of the NHL for the next 12 years. CBC has a sub-licensing arrangement with Rogers, allowing them to broadcast…


Canada is well known for its love of the stick-and-ice sport, hockey. With the number of fights that have occurred in the 2013-14 season so far, hockey in the NHL…

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