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Beacon Hill Little League baseball is hosting the 2017 Provincial Championships at Hollywood Park in Fairfield next month. A 14-player all-star team, including those pictured here, will be guided by assistant coach Craig Shaw (left) and manager Tak Niketas (right). Kendra Wong/Victoria News

Beacon Hill to host Little League baseball B.C. championships

Hollywood Park in Fairfield the site of tournament July 22 to 30

Beacon Hill Little League baseball is hosting the 2017 Provincial Championships at Hollywood Park in Fairfield next month. A 14-player all-star team, including those pictured here, will be guided by assistant coach Craig Shaw (left) and manager Tak Niketas (right). Kendra Wong/Victoria News
Bear Mountain golf sales manager Chris Currie, left, poses with resort owner Dan Matthews (centre) and assistant professional Jaegan Patron after the trio completed their third hole of their third round of golf of the morning, which had them nearly halfway to their goal of 100. The long day of golf was part of the PGA of BC’s annual golfathon, which raises money for the ALS Society of BC. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Golfathon raises funds for BC ALS Society

Bear Mountain golfers play 100 holes at Langford course

Bear Mountain golf sales manager Chris Currie, left, poses with resort owner Dan Matthews (centre) and assistant professional Jaegan Patron after the trio completed their third hole of their third round of golf of the morning, which had them nearly halfway to their goal of 100. The long day of golf was part of the PGA of BC’s annual golfathon, which raises money for the ALS Society of BC. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)
Kristopher Walushka gets ready to field a grounder during a game with the Sooke Loggers. The Belmont secondary teacher was named to Team Canada’s national softball squad last week. (Photo by Kerry Savory).

Belmont secondary teacher named to Canadian softball squad

Kris Walushka got his start in softball while growing up in Langford

Kristopher Walushka gets ready to field a grounder during a game with the Sooke Loggers. The Belmont secondary teacher was named to Team Canada’s national softball squad last week. (Photo by Kerry Savory).
Shamrocks forward Mike Triolo tries to slip past Timbermen defenders during Sunday’s game at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press)

Victoria Shamrocks take decisive win in Nanaimo

‘Rocks cut down Timbermen, move to 6-1-1

Shamrocks forward Mike Triolo tries to slip past Timbermen defenders during Sunday’s game at Frank Crane Arena. (Greg Sakaki/Black Press)
Red Pandas host district championships at Fireman’s Park
Red Pandas host district championships at Fireman’s Park
Claire Eccles in mid-windup as she and her Victoria HarbourCats teammates face the Kitsap Bluejackets in West Coast League baseball action Sunday at Royal Athletic Park. In her first start – the first ever by a female pitcher in WCL history – she went three innings and picked up the win in an 11-2 victory. Victoria won the second game of the Father’s Day doubleheader, 5-4. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Cats’ bats help Victoria starter Eccles chalk up her first win

More West Coast League baseball history made on Father’s Day at RAP

Claire Eccles in mid-windup as she and her Victoria HarbourCats teammates face the Kitsap Bluejackets in West Coast League baseball action Sunday at Royal Athletic Park. In her first start – the first ever by a female pitcher in WCL history – she went three innings and picked up the win in an 11-2 victory. Victoria won the second game of the Father’s Day doubleheader, 5-4. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Victoria Shamrocks battle Timbermen in Nanaimo

Victoria Shamrocks battle Timbermen in Nanaimo

‘Rocks are coming off a rare tie on Friday night against New Westminster

Victoria Shamrocks battle Timbermen in Nanaimo
Sunny skies shine on Oak Bay’s Jubilee Pacific Pairs Open
Sunny skies shine on Oak Bay’s Jubilee Pacific Pairs Open
Jock Talk: Cricket hits Windsor all weekend

Jock Talk: Cricket hits Windsor all weekend

Colin Gall is a local athlete and Grade 12 student at Mt. Douglas Secondary

  • Jun 14, 2017
Jock Talk: Cricket hits Windsor all weekend
Participants hit the road for the 2016 Navy Run in Esquimalt. The annual event happens again this Sunday and spots remain in the 5K, 10K and Kid’s Race. Photo by Bob Vanderford

Big gun to kick off Navy Run in Esquimalt

Annual family event features three separate races

Participants hit the road for the 2016 Navy Run in Esquimalt. The annual event happens again this Sunday and spots remain in the 5K, 10K and Kid’s Race. Photo by Bob Vanderford
Bear Mountain Tennis Centre opens to positive reviews

Bear Mountain Tennis Centre opens to positive reviews

Founding members excited by addition to Langford tennis community

Bear Mountain Tennis Centre opens to positive reviews
Dan Price, who joined the Western Hockey League’s Victoria Royals last season as assistant coach, takes over the head coach position left vacant with the departure of Dave Lowry to the Los Angeles Kings. Kendra Wong/Victoria News

Victoria Royals name experienced WHL assistant new head coach

Dan Price looks to continue Royals’ winning ways, up-tempo style of play

Dan Price, who joined the Western Hockey League’s Victoria Royals last season as assistant coach, takes over the head coach position left vacant with the departure of Dave Lowry to the Los Angeles Kings. Kendra Wong/Victoria News
Victoria HarbourCats offer free seats to first-timers

Victoria HarbourCats offer free seats to first-timers

Baseball team opens gates to anyone who’s never watched a game at RAF.

Victoria HarbourCats offer free seats to first-timers
Victoria Shamrocks go 1-1 on weekend trip to the Lower Mainland

Victoria Shamrocks go 1-1 on weekend trip to the Lower Mainland

‘Rocks get some revenge against Maple Ridge Burrards in 12-10 win

Victoria Shamrocks go 1-1 on weekend trip to the Lower Mainland
Sporting shirts bearing the image of the late Doug Hudlin, family members gather Sunday during a special day honouring the soon-to-be inducted Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer, at National Little League’s Jerry Hale Field. Pictured are (back row, left) Mirene Hudlin, Tyson Hudlin, Barbara Hudlin, Johl Green, (front, left) Parnell Green, Ariella Hudlin, Tyler Conners and Benjamin Green. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Beloved Victoria umpire celebrated where it all began

Memories fond of Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Doug Hudlin

Sporting shirts bearing the image of the late Doug Hudlin, family members gather Sunday during a special day honouring the soon-to-be inducted Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer, at National Little League’s Jerry Hale Field. Pictured are (back row, left) Mirene Hudlin, Tyson Hudlin, Barbara Hudlin, Johl Green, (front, left) Parnell Green, Ariella Hudlin, Tyler Conners and Benjamin Green. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Uplands swings into action

Uplands swings into action

Colin Gall is a local athlete and Grade 12 student at Mt. Doug Secondary

  • Jun 9, 2017
Uplands swings into action
Runner earns stripes in military trenches

Runner earns stripes in military trenches

CFB Esquimalt Navy Run hits start line on June 18

Runner earns stripes in military trenches
Oak Bay High senior track team earns 11th provincial title

Oak Bay High senior track team earns 11th provincial title

Almost 50 athletes hauled home medals, memories and broken records

Oak Bay High senior track team earns 11th provincial title
Kekai Rios of the HarbourCats slides into second but is easily put out by Wenatchee shortstop Joel Condreay in the first half of an AppleSox double play. The action came during Wenatchee’s 9-4 win over Victoria in the West Coast League home opener Monday at Royal Athletic Park. The teams play again Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 6:35 p.m. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

Large crowd sees HarbourCats drop baseball home opener in Victoria

Royal Athletic Park was rockin’ Monday night, but so were the AppleSox

Kekai Rios of the HarbourCats slides into second but is easily put out by Wenatchee shortstop Joel Condreay in the first half of an AppleSox double play. The action came during Wenatchee’s 9-4 win over Victoria in the West Coast League home opener Monday at Royal Athletic Park. The teams play again Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 6:35 p.m. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
Cyclist Erin Attwell of Gordon Head graduates from the Canadian Sports School. Attwell, the defending national junior road racing champion, will move to Kingston to study at Queen’s University in the fall while training with the Next Gen program in Ontario. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Sport school grads move on to university, national teams

Saanich-based Canadian Sport School grooms national level athletes

Cyclist Erin Attwell of Gordon Head graduates from the Canadian Sports School. Attwell, the defending national junior road racing champion, will move to Kingston to study at Queen’s University in the fall while training with the Next Gen program in Ontario. Travis Paterson/News Staff