Mariners spring into 2018

Though the weather may not feel like it, spring is just around the corner. Soccer season officially ended in dramatic fashion, and we are reaching the final stretch for our remaining Mariners teams. Here’s everything you need to know in prep for the spring sports season. Men’s Basketball The Men’s team opened 2018 with impressive … Continued

Island Rivalry Action

By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler Cole is a second-year Bachelor of Arts student majoring in creative writing, minoring in political science. He has an interest in all things exciting, mundane, or otherwise. He hopes to one day become an author, actor, comedian, editor, and rapper, while moonlighting as an astronaut.

Men’s volleyball: Mariners dig in to win

Above: Grigg and Wayne Woyciehouski jump up for a block. Photo courtesy Northfield Photography. By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler Fresh off their first loss of the season against Capilano, the top ranked Mariners were poised coming into their weekend matchups against the Douglas Royals. “We’ve had a really good week of practice,” Mariners … Continued

VIU Volleyball: Set up for success

Above: Mid Natalie Crews goes in for a spike. Photo by Northfield Photography. By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler The VIU Volleyball home opener got off to an emotional start with the raising of the 2015-16 CCAA National Women’s Volleyball Championship banner. Fired up by last year’s success, the Mariners women took to the courts … Continued

Men’s volleyball captures Provincial bronze

The VIU Mariners’ men’s volleyball team captured the bronze medal at the PacWest Provincial Volleyball Championships, held February 26-28 in Victoria. The Mariners’ opponent in the bronze medal match was the fourth-seeded Columbia Bible College Bearcats. The first set between the two teams went down to the wire as the Mariners picked up the 25-22 … Continued

Men’s volleyball suffers set back in chase for second

The Mariners’ men’s volleyball team remains in a tight race with the Camosun Chargers for second place in the PacWest standings, and a bye into the semifinals of the provincial championship. The team faced their toughest test of the season as they traveled to New Westminster to take on the first place Douglas College Royals … Continued

Men’s volleyball preparing for return action

After an extended holiday break, the VIU Mariners will return to action on Friday, January 16 against the Columbia Bible College Bearcats. There’s no doubt the Mariners will be excited to return to action as the team hasn’t played since November 29, when the Mariners picked up a victory on the road against the Bearcats. … Continued

Mariners men’s volleyball among Canada’s elite

The VIU men’s volleyball team wrapped up the first half of the 2014-2015 Pacwest season with a weekend sweep over the Columbia Bible College Bearcats on November 28 and 29 in Abbotsford. The Mariners picked the 3-1 victory on Friday, November 28. The two teams met again for a rematch the following day. Tied 2-2 … Continued

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