VIU Golf Tournament Registration Open

Registration for the third VIU Athletics Golf Tournament is now open. The annual event is a fundraiser for players and coaches of the Athletic department and raises money towards VIU scholarships. This year’s tournament will take place Thursday, Sept. 20 at Fairwinds Golf Club and features a shotgun start, 18-hole scramble. Participants of all skills … Continued

Will There Be an NHL Season?

It looks as though hockey fans may be forced to endure a second National Hockey League lockout in less than a decade. The Sept. 15 expiration date of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL and its Players’ Association (NHLPA) is looming, and a substantial rift still remains between the two sides. So if … Continued

Mariners Pre-season Soccer Underway

A fresh season of VIU Mariners soccer is underway with both the men’s and women’s teams taking to the pitch for exhibition action. The VIU Nation could be in for an exciting season if these tune-up games are any indication. The ladies travelled south to kick off the pre-season, outscoring opponents 6–1 during their three-game … Continued

Wickenheiser leads Calgary to first CIS Championship

EDMONTON (CUP)Hayley Wickenheiser’s three Olympic gold medals just got some more company. The superstar of Canada’s Olympic Women’s Hockey team, and now a second-year Kinesiology student at the University of Calgary, can add a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) gold medal to her already packed trophy case. Wickenheiser’s team, the Calgary Dinos, downed the Montral Carabins … Continued

Baseball Basics

Though it doesn’t seem like it right now, baseball season is upon us. If you’re like me, you’re going to need a refresher course on the basic rules of the game. The basics of baseball are simple: nine players play various defensive positions with the goal of getting three “outs” on the other baseball team. … Continued

Mariners Win National Gold Medal in Volleyball

The VIU Women’s Mariners volleyball team started and finished their National tournament performance in the same place: first. They captured the gold medal at the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association women’s volleyball championship on Saturday, Mar. 10. The Mariners started off the tournament against Halifax’s Mount Saint Vincent University on Mar. 8 and won all three … Continued

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