Thursday, June 27, 2019


Roller derby offers fun, sport, outlet for local player

May 15, 2019 by Emily Welch, features writer  
Filed under May 15, 2019, Sports

Whenever a person hears the words “roller derby,” there’s a very specific image that comes to mind. It’s an image of angry women—women you don’t want to offend—pushing and clawing their way around a rink. There’s an aura of mystery around it too, and everyone who hears those words is instantly curious. That’s why when […]

Camosun Chargers golfers swing for the greens

October 5, 2016 by Adam Boyle, staff writer  
Filed under Sports, Campus, October 5, 2016

Update: After this story went to press, the Chargers golf team finished in first place in the PACWEST standings. The first-place finish is their second consecutive PACWEST title. They will go to the nationals in PEI later this month. The Camosun Chargers golf team had a great season last year, and they’re looking to repeat […]

Victoria roller-derby league Eves of Destruction not for the faint-hearted

August 10, 2016 by Adam Marsh, student editor  
Filed under Sports, August 10, 2016

Roller derby is a physically intense sport, and those involved in Victoria’s Eves of Destruction roller-derby league know all too well the physical toll it can inflict on its players. Skye Dumond, whose team name is reGretel, sits on the league’s board of directors; she coaches the Rotten Apples and currently plays for the Belles […]

Camosun Chargers golf team starts season strong

October 9, 2015 by Kaitlin Woods, contributing writer  
Filed under Sports, Campus, October 7, 2015

The 2015/2016 PACWEST golf season has begun, and the Camosun Chargers golf team has claimed its third consecutive win on home turf. The Chargers golf team, who took home silver in the provincial and national championships last year, hosted the Camosun Invitational at Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa on September 26 and 27. They […]

Mid-season equals middle of pack for Camosun Chargers basketball teams

November 28, 2014 by Mac Clohan, contributing writer  
Filed under Sports, Web Exclusive

The Camosun Chargers basketball teams recently finished up the first half of their regular seasons. After seven games each, the men’s and women’s teams will take the winter break to rest up, refocus their game plans, and, presumably, write an exam or two with the rest of us. The women’s team have had a solid […]

Camosun Chargers Volleyball teams look forward to successful seasons

October 27, 2014 by Matthew Hubbard, contributing writer  
Filed under Sports, October 29, 2014

This year’s Camosun Chargers volleyball teams are off to a flying start, but they still have a long and competitive season ahead of them and ambitious goals to reach, according to their head coaches. Both women’s head coach Chris Dahl and men’s coach Charles Parkinson have high hopes for their teams after the opening weekend […]

Camosun women’s volleyball team charge, while men retreat

October 20, 2014 by Mac Clohan, contributing writer  
Filed under Sports, Web Exclusive

The Camosun Chargers volleyball teams kicked off their seasons on Friday, October 17 at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence at the Interurban campus. An enthusiastic crowd of close to 400 people turned out to cheer on the home team as they faced off against island rivals the Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners. First up […]

Camosun Chargers golf team aims to improve on last year’s bronze

September 17, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, assistant editor  
Filed under Sports, Campus, September 17, 2014

Camosun College’s 2013 national bronze-medal golfers are aiming their sights even higher this year, according to the team’s coach and players, but first they’re going to have to get past a stalwart team in their own province. After two tournaments so far this season, the Camosun Chargers men’s golf team sits second behind the University […]

College recognizes Chargers student athletes in 20th annual awards ceremony

April 16, 2014 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under Sports, Web Exclusive, Campus

Elyse Matthews and Lucas Dellabough came away as co-winners of the President’s Cup award for outstanding achievement in academics and athletics at the recent Camosun Chargers 20th annual athletics awards ceremony. Matthews, a fourth-year wing on the college’s women’s basketball team, finished her studies in the environmental technology program this year with a perfect 9.0 […]

Camosun Chargers celebrates two decades with gala, alumni games

October 2, 2013 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under Sports, Campus, October 2, 2013

On Saturday, September 28, the Camosun Chargers had a reunion-like party to celebrate 20 years of the college’s sports teams. Not only did the college’s athletics department unveil their new logo and mascot, but there were also alumni games and a social gathering, all of which meant a great deal to Camosun recreation and athletic […]

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