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Six sports, two competitors, one legendary contest

The Legends Cup: UBC vs. UVic Since UVic’s early days as Victoria College, a deep rivalry has existed between the Vikes and UBC’s Thunderbirds. Before UVic became an independent institution…
The 'snitch' tackles a UBC player in the Semi-Final match. Photo by Devon Bidal, Senior Staff Writer.

Brooms, bludgers, and bruises

UVic hosts the 2018 Western Regional Quidditch Championships Quidditch, a game from the Harry Potter series, was brought to life on the artificial turf fields outside CARSA this weekend. A…

A focus-destroying distraction

The Vancouver Canucks’ ban on Fortnite By this point, you will probably have heard of the video game Fortnite. If you haven’t, I’m impressed. Fortnite is a free-to-play, battle royale…

Perfect practice makes perfect

The refined art of Shorin-ji Ryu Karate I find that the best way to describe Karate is to compare it to yoga — just with more punches and kicks. Both require a…

UVic at the forefront of concussion research and management

How the changing landscape of concussion research has taken shape across campus Rats with tiny helmets and 3-D video games—welcome to the front lines of concussion research and management. Information…

From deep dives to home-run highs

Our interview with UVic alumnus and Vancouver Canadians GM JC Fraser For JC Fraser, an ex-Scuba diving instructor and UVic French History major, his journey into the sports business industry…

Youth sport specialization is ruining childhood sport

Parents pushing their kids to be the next ‘Connor McDavid’ or ‘Christine Sinclair’ put too much pressure on youth’s shoulders For the past four summers, I have seen the dark…

Sedins put on a show in final home game

The end of an era | Henrik and Daniel Sedin would never want this. All the recognition, tribute videos, and social media posts of support from teammates and other players…

Top 10 sports stories of 2017

With knees taken and championships raised, 2017 was a memorable year for sports around the world. Despite the fact that 2017 didn’t include the Chicago Cubs 108-year-old-curse-shattering World Series win…