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Sports

A look at this year’s WHL Victoria Royals

October 1, 2013 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under Sports, Web Exclusive

With a record of two wins and three losses heading into October, the Victoria Royals are set for another year of growth since entering the Western Hockey League and moving to our city three seasons ago. Year three in Victoria could be the hockey team’s make-it-or-break-it time in the league. Here’s a quick look at […]

Camosun golfers win local tournament

April 10, 2013 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under Sports, Campus, April 3, 2013

The defending champion Camosun Chargers went into the recent Bear Mountain Collegiate Golf Tournament without their top player, the injured Jarred Callbeck. Luckily, another Jared stepped up with the performance of his collegiate career to lead the Chargers to their second consecutive title. Jared Hundza, who calls Edmonton, AB his hometown, shot a 142 to […]

Victoria soccer players suggest league improvements

April 3, 2013 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under Sports, April 3, 2013

In the wake of a new soccer league starting up in Victoria, local players are chiming in with their own ideas on how to run a successful and player-friendly league in town. As reported last issue, Vicsoccer is a new league beginning this spring that prides itself on more casual play. The upstart league enters […]

New soccer league provides casual option

March 27, 2013 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under Sports, March 20, 2013

A new soccer league promising a more casual playing atmosphere is readying its launch in Victoria, and the local footie scene is ready to welcome it with open arms. Vicsoccer, a division of KWsoccer out of Ontario, is starting a recreational league later this spring and, according to league organizers, flexibility is what gives it […]

Camosun arts studio hosts WHL Royals’ Ben Walker

March 7, 2013 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under Sports, March 6, 2013

If you see a guy with flaming red hair in the visual arts pottery studio at the Lansdowne campus, you might just have a budding Western Hockey League star in your midst. Victoria Royals right winger Ben Walker has been doing pottery as an independent study through Camosun College since January, but before you go […]

Hockey: Edmonton Oilers prospect Brandon Magee pursues dream with WHL Victoria Royals

March 2, 2013 by Jason Schreurs, managing editor  
Filed under Sports, February 20, 2013

Hockey is life. Life is hockey. It’s a catchphrase that’s probably been used by a few hockey equipment companies over the years, maybe even a couple of beer ads. But for Victoria Royals star centre Brandon Magee, it’s been a personal mantra since he was three years old. Magee’s enjoying a banner year in the […]

PACWEST basketball championships to be held at Camosun

February 27, 2013 by Greg Pratt, editor-in-chief  
Filed under Sports, Web Exclusive, Campus

Camosun College Athletics will be hosting the 2012-13 Pacific Western Athletic Association (PACWEST) Provincial Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships from February 28 to March 2, 2013. It’s the first time that Camosun has hosted the event, which will go down on the Chargers’ home turf: the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence (PISE) at Interurban. “This […]

Chargers look forward to BC playoff berths

January 23, 2013 by Crystal Derry, contributing writer  
Filed under Sports, Campus, January 23, 2013

Things are looking up for the four main sports teams at Camosun College. The Camosun Chargers men’s and women’s volleyball and basketball teams all have a chance to make the playoffs, with two of the four teams currently holding winning records. The Chargers women’s volleyball team has put together some recent wins and is currently […]

Charity event transforms regular people into boxers

November 28, 2012 by Marielle Moodley, staff writer  
Filed under Sports, Features, Magazine Issue, November 28, 2012

Imagine having no combat skills and getting put into a boxing ring to duke it out. Imagine waking up every weekday morning and training at 6 am for two months straight to prepare for your big fight. That’s exactly what contenders in a local charity event called Fight 4 the Cause do. We spoke with […]

MMA fights criticisms, continues to grow

November 7, 2012 by Marielle Moodley, staff writer  
Filed under Sports, Magazine Issue, October 31, 2012

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a combination of boxing, Muy Thai, wresting, and Brazilian Ju Jitsu with its own unique set of rules. MMA started as a competition to see which of those sports was the best, but quickly turned into its own sport entirely. But while the popularity of MMA is increasing rapidly, so […]

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