BC U17 team member Jaden Touchie of Oak Bay battles against Team Saskatchewan during the provincial basketball series at Langley Events Centre last Thursday.

BC U17 team member Jaden Touchie of Oak Bay battles against Team Saskatchewan during the provincial basketball series at Langley Events Centre last Thursday.

Premier teams close regular ball season

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

  • Jul. 15, 2016 10:00 a.m.

While the Oak Bay-based Premier Victoria Mariners baseball players close their regular season on the road, the Premier Victoria Eagles finish regular season with four home games this weekend. Playing out of Lambrick Park, the Eagles host the Okanagan Athletics in a doubleheader Saturday, July 16, when they play at 1:30 and 4 p.m. and on Sunday, July 17, with first pitches at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Similar to their Premier counterparts, the Junior Premier Eagles play their final regular games at their home field, Lambrick this weekend, hosting the JP Okanagan Athletics. Saturday’s games go at 1:30 and 4 p.m. and Sunday’s at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Finally, the rival Junior Eagles and Mariners end with a bang when they face each other at 6 p.m. at Lambrick Park on Tuesday, July 19.

In WCL action, after returning from the all-star game, the Victoria HarbourCats host the Bellingham Bells in a three-games series at home at the Royal Athletic Park, playing nightly at 6:35 p.m. Friday, July 20 to Sunday, July 22.

In Oak Bay cricket the Oak Bay team heads to Metchosin on Saturday, July 16 for a noon start. Play returns to Oak Bay’s Windsor Park Sunday, July 17, when the University team hosts the Incogs at noon.

The Uplands Golf Club hosts the annual Heart Tournament for cardiac care on Vancouver island. The women’s event take place on July 20 and the men’s event takes place on July 24. To play, donate, and volunteer visit ugcheart.com.

In lacrosse, the Victoria Shamrocks look to extend a two-game win streak when they host the Maple Ridge Burrards at the Q Centre tonight, Friday, July 15, at 7:45 p.m. Next Friday takes the ’Rocks on the road to face the Burnaby Lakers.

Registration is now open for Woman2Warrior, Victoria’s only all-women charity obstacle adventure race. Visit woman2warrior.ca and use promotional code “WARRIOR50” by Friday, July 29 to save on registration.

With an eye to the coming hockey season, the Victoria Grizzlies have announced a summer training camp at Westhills July 25 to 29. Geared to elite players from the ages of 11 to 20, register and find more information at victoriagrizzlies.com/camps. Season tickets are also on sale for the Victoria Grizzlies season.

This Saturday, July 16, is Military Appreciation Night at Western Speedway. Check out the action as the Keg Steakhouse & Bar Late Model Drivers Challenge Twin 50s, Galaxy Motors Stock Cars, Dwarf Cars and Island Powder Coating IMCA Modifieds hit the oval. Grandstands open at 4:30 p.m.

Come Wednesday, July 20, take in the Marlin Motors Hornet Series. For tickets and more information visit westernspeedway.net.



Colin Gall is an athlete and Grade 12 student at Mt. Doug Secondary. Send your coming sports events to jocktalk@telus.net.


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