Mariners basketball weekend roundup

By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler The Mariners travelled to take on the Langara Falcons and the Quest Kermodes this weekend, and did not let the bad weather deter them from taking the court. Against the Falcons, the Mariners men won 84–76, and the women fell 49–45 to the Falcons. On Saturday, the Mariners … Continued

Men’s basketball heating up

Above: Montell Lindgren jumps up for the steal. By Cole Schisler. By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler On November 4, the VIU Mariners hosted the Douglas Royals, and put on a clinic. The first quarter began at slowly, and was low scoring. The Mariners moved the ball well, and pressed the Royals into making some … Continued

Mariners basketball home opener

By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler The Mariners began the basketball season in style, winning both games over island rivals, the Camosun Chargers. The women’s team faced off first against the Chargers. Both teams played strong right out of the gate. While the Chargers put up stiff opposition, the Mariners ended the first quarter … Continued

Men settle for silver at National Championship

The VIU Mariners’ men’s basketball team’s hunt for a National Championship came to a disappointing end on Saturday, March 21. The Mariners lost the National Championship game 68-62 to the Humber College Hawks. The Mariners return home from the Nationals with a silver medal. The championship game was a tightly contested defensive affair. The two … Continued

Men’s basketball captures Provincial gold

The third time proved to be the charm for the VIU Mariners’ men’s basketball team, who defeated the Langara Falcons in the finals of the PacWest Provincial Championship on March 7. In each of the last two years, the Mariners had lost the gold medal game to the Falcons. The first quarter between the two … Continued

Men get revenge and soar over Falcons

The Mariners’ men’s basketball team hasn’t been on the losing end of many games this season—just one to be exact. On February 7, the Mariners exacted revenge on the only team to beat them this season; the Mariners defeated the Langara Falcons 82-67. The game featured the last two CCAA national champions, with the Mariners … Continued

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