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

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

Women’s basketball: Double defeats

Above: Mariners Guard Chanece Curtis leads the play. By Cole Schisler. By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler On Friday November 4, the VIU Mariners took on the Douglas Royals in a close contest. Both teams came out strong defensively. The Royals relied on a few key players to make their shots, while the Mariners … Continued

Carver comes up big as Mariners win final game

It wasn’t the game they wanted to be playing in, but the VIU Mariners’ women’s basketball team picked up the win in the team’s final game at the National Championship. VIU got a monster performance from fifth-year forward Jenna Carver as the Mariners picked up a 63-51 victory over the Mount Allison University Mounties. Mount … Continued

Pollard having a strong first year as a Mariner

With the end of the National Championship comes the end to the season for the VIU Mariners’ women’s basketball team. The Mariners were a very deep team this year, with a lot of players contributing in different ways to the team’s success. Leading the team scoring this year was Sienna Pollard, a first year Mariner, … Continued

Women’s basketball returns from break with win

The VIU Mariners’ women’s basketball team returned from the break on a positive note. The Mariners traveled down the Malahat to Victoria to take on the Camosun Chargers and came away with a 68-48 victory. The Mariners came out strong and dominated the opening quarter, controlling the tempo of the game from the opening tip-off. … Continued

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