Women’s sports and the media: not just an Olympic event

Turn the TV to ESPN or CBC Sports and chances are you will be met with an onslaught of predominantly men’s sports coverage. Perhaps you will catch sight of a…

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…

Coaching change for Vikes golf brings mixed results

As the second term has taken full flight, the Vikes golf team is looking for a more successful 2014 from both their men’s and women’s teams. Filling the boots of…

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…

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