Victoria Wheelers cycle into Windsor Park for race

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This Sunday, July 3, brings the Victoria Wheelers’ Victoria Cycling League Race 16 right into the heart of Oak Bay at Windsor Park. For information visit: victoriacyclingleague.wordpress.com.

The Premier Victoria Mariners head over the Malahat to take on the Parksville in a Canada Day doubleheader. Cheer the boys on beginning at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Friday, July 1. The Ms return home, Saturday, July 2, hosting the Nanaimo Pirates in a doubleheader at 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Layritz field.

Come Tuesday, July 12, the Mariners face cross-town rivals, the Victoria Eagles, in a single game at Lambrick Park at 6 p.m.

The Premier Victoria Eagles start their week at home, hosting the Langley Blaze  Tuesday, July 5. The doubleheader starts at 12 and 2:30 p.m. at the Eagles’ home field of Lambrick Park.

On Thursday, July 7 the Eagles head to the Mainland for two games against North Shore Twins.

The Bantam AAA Red Eagles have an action-packed week, opening Saturday, July 2 at Carnarvon Park. The Eagles play two games against the Mariners Bantam Prep team, with 12 and 3 p.m. starts. On Tuesday, July 5 the Red Eagles play an exhibition game at Carnarvon Field at 6 p.m.

The Victoria HarbourCats continue their series against the Kelowna Falcons with a doubleheader today (July 1) at Royal Athletic Park. Games go at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, July 2 features a 6:35 p.m. start.

In local lacrosse action, the Victoria Shamrocks follow a Wednesday away game in Langley by hosting the Coquitlam Adanacs on Friday, July 8. Game time is 7:45 p.m. at the Q Centre.

The Junior Shamrocks play their final regular season home game Saturday, July 2, hosting the Burnaby Lakers at the Q Centre at 5 p.m. The Junior ‘Rocks hit the road Sunday, July 3 to take on the Delta Islanders.

The Victoria Intermediate Shamrocks take on Burnaby in their final regular season game next Saturday, July 9 beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Q Centre.

Colin Gall is a local athlete and Grade 12 student at Mt. Douglas High School. Send your coming sports events to jocktalk@telus.net