Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Sports

Dig out those “ugly blazers” for this weekend’s two-game set between Royals and Blazers

The Victoria Royals wrap up their 7 game homestand this weekend with a two-game set against their division rivals, the Kamloops Blazers. Coming off back-to-back...

Royals return to action in Victoria this weekend with back-to-back games

The Victoria Royals and Vancouver Giants continue their three-game series tonight in Victoria after a 3-1  victory over the Giants last night as the...

Royals’ Griffen Outhouse named WHL goaltender of the week

Victoria Royals’ goaltender Griffen Outhouse had a spectacular week with four wins, allowing just three goals and for that, he was named WHL goalie...

Penny Oleksiak named Canadian female athlete of the year

It was a landslide victory for Penny Oleksiak who garnered 61 votes (94%) of the vote for the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award for 2016, given...

Victoria Royals return to action against WHL leading Cougars

The Victoria Royals will return to action after an extended holiday break to face off against the top team in the WHL the Prince...

Victoria Royals Teddy Bear Toss is this Saturday night

Get your throwing arms ready Victoria - the Royals will take on the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre at 7:05...

Vladimir Bobylev returns to the Victoria Royals lineup tonight

Vladimir Bobylev will be in the Victoria Royals lineup tonight for the first time after the club announced the 1997-born import forward would return...

Victoria will host the 2019 World Juniors with Vancouver

It's official! Hockey Canada announced on Thursday that Victoria and Vancouver have been awarded the 2019 World Junior Championships. The 2019 World Juniors will mark...

Victoria to host not one, but two consecutive Canadian baseball championships

A news release issued by the Victoria HarbourCats today revealed that not only had the organization landed the hosting rights for the 2017 Baseball Canada...

Victoria Royals, Island Savings partner on “Full Cupboard Night” to raise funds for local...

The Victoria Royals have teamed up with Island Savings to raise cash donations for The Mustard Seed at their home game against the Kelowna...

Victoria Royals to waive ticket cost for past and present Canadian Forces members on...

The Victoria Royals will be hosting Remembrance Day on Friday, November 11 when they take on the Tri-City Americans. Any Canadian Forces member that...

8 Victoria Royals home games you will want to go to in November

The Victoria Royals are currently on a franchise-record eight-game home stand, and what perfect timing, as about a dozen players take part in this...

Dust off the boots for Country Night tonight, and prepare to celebrate Marty the...

The Victoria Royals have two home games this weekend as they host Swift Current Broncos on Friday, October 21 and the US Division leading...

Fan arrested at Westshore Rebels football game after coffee thrown in football player’s face

West Shore RCMP arrested an intoxicated 22-year-old Colwood man on Saturday, at the Westshore Rebels football game, after he allegedly threw a cup of coffee at...

Make Your Vote Count: Sooke Project Gaining Momentum

The community of Sooke is rallying for funding in support of an all-weather turf field through the Aviva Community Fund and your support is...

Blue Jays daytime playoff games – how to skip work and watch them

The Toronto Blue Jays entered the conventional off-season in dramatic fashion on Tuesday night, with an 11th-inning victory over Baltimore in the play-in game. Now it's a...

Local resident steps in to caddy for Mark O’Meara to save the day

Bear Mountain resident and Golf Club member, Ryan Ruedebusch has been living the dream this weekend, stepping up to caddy for Mark O’Meara at...

(UPDATED with itinerary) Will Prince George meet Prince George, will the Royals meet the...

It might be a sports marketers dream, or it might just create fantastic - if not confusing - worldwide headlines. The WHL hockey schedule was set...

First ever CIS football game played on Vancouver Island: UBC Thunderbirds vs Manitoba...

The UBC Thunderbirds and Manitoba Bison will kick off their 2016 season in an exhibition game at Westhills Stadium in Langford. The game will be...

Become a billet family for the WestShore Rebels

The WestShore Rebels are looking for billet families for the 2016 season. Organizers say they have some outstanding young men that may not be able...

Can you conquer Metro Victoria’s tallest mountain?

The paved road to the top is just a short 1.63 kilometres long, but it's the vertical rise that'll really challenge you.  Saanich's Mount Douglas...

Victoria Royals training camp schedule released – on-ice sessions open to the public

The Victoria Royals have released the schedule for their 2016 draft, rookie, and main training camps set to take place at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. During...

5 Food Trucks to check out at the HarbourCats games this weekend

If you haven't been to a HarbourCats game recently, you might not know that one of the biggest draws to Royal Athletic Park is...

Three regular season games remain for HarbourCats before heading into playoffs

The Victoria HarbourCats 2016 regular season has been a thrilling ride. After starting the season 0-3, the team went on an unprecedented run, winning a...

Five Hole for Food charity event raised $13,000 and 1,330 lbs of food for...

Hats off to you, Victoria - Hockey for Food was a success, and it couldn't have done it without you! Hundreds took part in the...

Tenors apologize after ‘lone wolf’ singer changed O Canada lyrics at all-star game

Social media erupted in fury after the Canadian quartet The Tenors changed the words to O Canada to make a political statement during the...

Shawnigan Lake keeps the Canucks coming back

For the second consecutive year, the Vancouver Canucks Development Camp took place this past week at Shawnigan Lake High School. What is it about this...

Play some hockey and help raise food and funds for the Mustard Seed

Make sure to save the date and take part in Victoria's biggest street hockey game - a Canada-wide event! Enjoy an entertaining afternoon of road...

Victoria’s Michael Saunders voted onto the MLB All-Star team

Earlier this afternoon Major League Baseball announced that Victoria's Michael Saunders, a Blue Jays standout this year, will be going to the All-Star game...

Blue Jays’ Saunders from Victoria named to fan vote for final spot on all-star...

The campaign is on to send Lambrick Park alumni Michael Saunders to the 87th MLB All-Star Game. Saunders started his baseball playing Little League Baseball...

Canucks development camp happening this week at Shawnigan Lake School

Vancouver Island Canucks fans rejoice! The development camp is happening this week at Shawnigan Lake School for the second consecutive year. Before you get into...

HarbourCats golden during this “grand slam” year

For Victoria sports fans, it simply does not get any better than this. It may seem odd, but less than four weeks into the 2016...
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Hockey Cave in Vic West ranked in the top 5 for Hockey Man Caves...

With the Stanley Cup on the line tonight, we figured today would be the ideal day to show off this ultimate hockey cave. The Cave”...

How to Prepare Yourself For the TC10k

Written by guest blogger, Yana Hempler: The TC10k is the biggest running event in Victoria with over 10,000 people stepping on the starting line! It's very inclusive...

World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Langford this weekend!

The best women’s sevens players are on Vancouver Island this week. The World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series begins in Langford at Westhills Stadium on Saturday. If the...

Victoria Royals second round series against Kelowna will be on Shaw TV

Great news Victoria Royals fans! The WHL and Shaw announced today that the second round series of the 2016 WHL Playoffs between the Victoria...

Royals begin playoff march with Chiefs tonight! Fans encouraged to wear black and blue

‪ After the most exciting regular season in the Victoria Royals 5 year history, the playoffs are set to start tonight! The Victoria Royals will...

Royals renew radio partnership with the Zone @ 91.3

As the Royals continue to battle for top spot in the Western Conference tonight against  Kelowna, the team announced that they have renewed their...

Saanich Braves Atom hockey team need your help to win new equipment

The Saanich Braves Atom hockey team won the regional cheering contest for Hometown Hockey, when the show was in Victoria in late February, and...

Shamrocks present a Mann Cup championship ring to “Super Fan” Jody Rice

Today was a great day for Jody Rice! The Victoria Shamrocks presented a Mann Cup championship ring to "Super Fan" Jody Rice. Jody has Cerebral...

Grizzlies to auction Salsa Jerseys at fan Appreciation Night

This Victoria Grizzlies just returned from a three game road trip over the weekend and will be back at the Q Centre on Friday,...

Royals edge league leading Hurricanes

The Victoria Royals topped the league leading Lethbridge Hurricanes 3-1 in a fast-paced contest in front of 6,245 fans at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre...

Grizzlies remember local hockey player Reid Kyfiuk tonight at The Q Centre

The love of hockey, and bonds with teammates, will always be central in recalling the remarkable life of Reid Kyfiuk. The 15-year-old from Victoria, a...

Ali Baba Pizza and Victoria Royals team up for “Friends and Family Night” promotion

The Victoria Royals have announced a new promotion named Friends and Family Night. For their game on Friday, January 29th against the Lethbridge Hurricanes, you...

Coming Soon! HarbourCats Ale!

The HarbourCats and craft-brew specialists Spinnakers have come together on a beer-label agreement that will see the local brewing company produce "HarbourCat Ale" in...

Royals’s Joe Hicketts named captain of team WHL at 2015 Canada Russia Series

Victoria Royals defenceman Joe Hicketts has been named captain of Team WHL for Game 2 of the upcoming CHL Canada Russia Series in Kamloops,...

Victoria Royals’ Hicketts and Lowry headed back to WHL stars against Russians

The WHL team was announced Monday for the 2015 CHL Russia Series. For the second consecutive year, Hicketts and Royals’ Head Coach Dave Lowry,...

Kraft HockeyVille announces winners for NHL preseason game

The winners have been announced for the Kraft Hockeyville NHL Preseason Game and Kraft Hockeyville NHL Pre-Game Skate between the Vancouver Canucks and San...

World class motor track coming soon to Vancouver Island!

Set in the Cowichan Valley, and opening in spring, 2016, Vancouver Island Motorsport Resort (VIMR) will be an exciting year-round motorsport facility. The resort...

The wait is over! Kraft Hockeyville announced how to enter for ticket to NHL...

In April 2015, Panorama Recreation was announced the grand prize winner of Kraft Hockeyville 2015 and received $100,000 to fund arena improvements as well...

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