Vikings host SFU at Commonwealth Pool

UVIc basketball teams in Manitoba for weekend series against Brandon University

It’s a quieter weekend on the University of Victoria campus. The Vikes swimming team will be in action for the SFU Dual, hosted at Commonwealth Pool on Sunday, Feb. 8.

UVic’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will be out of town this weekend, playing a weekend series at Brandon University. The Vikes will be back in town the next weekend, however, when they play their last two games of the regular season against Trinity Western – also the final two games at McKinnon Gym.

While the Vikes are in Manitoba, the Camosun Chargers men’s and women’s basketball teams will be in town this weekend. The Chargers host Langara College for games Friday, Feb. 6 at PISE, with the women starting at 6 p.m. followed by the men at 8 p.m. Saturdays games begin at 1 p.m. for the women and 3 p.m. for the men.

Because the Camosun basketball teams are in town this weekend, the men’s and women’s volleyball teams will be on the Mainland for their respective weekend double header at Capilano College. The squad will be back in town the following weekend, however, to host the College of the Rockies Feb. 14 and 15.

Beacon Hill Little League, serving Oak Bay with baseball for ages three through 13, and softball for ages five through 18, will be open for registration Feb. 7 and 8 at the park clubhouse. (Online registration is also available at www.beaconhilllittleleague.org.) The Challenger program, for mentally and physically challenged youth who want to experience the full benefits of Little League, is available at Hampton and Lakehill Little League in Saanich.

On the Oak Bay hardwood, the Oak Bay senior boys host Lambrick ParkFriday, Feb. 6 for what should be a very competitive game, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Oak Bay’s junior boys host Glenlyon Norfolk Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 5:45 p.m., while the senior boys welcome Mt. Douglas at 7:30 p.m. On Thursday, Feb. 12, the junior boys visit Stelly’s for a 4:15 p.m. game while the senior boys visit Lambrick Park for a 7:30 p.m. tip-off. On the girls side, GNS junior squad visits Oak Bay at 4:15 p.m. while the senior GNS girls are at Claremont.

Coming into the last weeks of Vancouver Island Junior B Hockey regular season, the Victoria Cougars Junior B boys have just one home game this week. On Thursday, Feb. 12 at Archie Browning Arena, the Cougars squad will host the Kerry Park Islanders, a team the Cougars beat 12-0 the week before. They will end their impressive regular season on Feb. 15 against the Westshore Wolves.

Grade 12 student Devon Gall is an avid sports fan, athlete and former Carnarvon baseball player. Send your sports events news to jocktalk@telus.net.

 

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