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Vikes fall sports—What’s on the horizon?

Men’s Basketball The men’s Vikes basketball team has gotten off to a wicked start going 5-2 in preseason competition and look to follow it up with another CIS final-eight appearance.…
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Vikes ready to ball

The Vikes men’s basketball team is riding into the regular season with plenty of momentum after a strong preseason showing, highlighted by an undefeated run in the UBC Tournament. UVic’s…

Sawicki looks to put a ring on it

Though few may guess it, Jaclyn Sawicki didn’t possess the stereotypical love of all things sports that many successful athletes appear to have as a child. Rather, her first encounter…

Tips from Olympian Adam Kreek on academic goals

“Doing the thing is like the candy you earned.” – Adam Kreek, at Science North 2013 Twenty-nine feet long, six wide; four men sharing less than 100 square feet; a boat,…

‘It’s certainly not a passive sport’

Getting a university education is an important step in making yourself a desirable candidate in the job market, but finding and being hired into a career after you’ve completed your…

Inside UVic sports: Vikes scouting and recruiting

UVic has a rich history of competitive sports teams. The eight varsity sports at UVic—basketball, swimming, soccer, rowing, rugby, field hockey, golf and cross-country/track—have shown great success throughout the years…

Imagine costs

Anyone who’s set foot on the UVic campus this term has most likely noticed the major construction project behind the McKinnon Gym. Though it may not look like much at…

Vikes track star Rachel Francois runs to her future

Rachel Francois is running from class to her track practice. Born into a family of star runners (her father, André Francois, was an Olympic sprinter and her mother, Julie, was…

Setting the bar

The Vikes golf team return from a successful tournament in Portland, Oregon and both the women’s and men’s teams are happy with their results. The women finished first, shooting a…

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