Eagles soar at provincials

Victoria squads capture gold in A and AAA divisions at provincial championships

Victoria’s Mosquito A (Red Eagles) and Mosquito AAA (Black Eagles) struck gold at the provincial championships last weekend.

Each team, comprised of the top divisional players from five parks throughout the city, competed against nine other teams from around the province at the B.C. minor baseball championships in Cloverdale.

The ‘A’ Red Eagles compiled a 5-1 record over the weekend, losing their only game to Abbotsford during tournament play. In their final game, the team rallied with six runs in the sixth and final inning for a come-from-behind 7-3 win over Abbotsford.

The AAA Black Eagles went undefeated over the weekend, upending Ladner 11-6 in the final. It was a sweet victory for the team, made up of most of the same players and coaches from last year who lost their only game in the provincial final.


Just Posted

Queue up a playlist of Victoria musicians

Local guitarist, Cody Rueger, creates playlist to highlight Victoria’s music scene

Block party hosted in Oak Bay to welcome two young Syrian refugees

Funds raised will support the brothers for first year on Island

Plans for Colwood’s Royal Beach property moving forward

Seacliff Properties to hold open house on June 25

Ambulance service practises virtual reality CPR in Victoria

Training takes place on B.C. Parliament lawns

VIDEO: Trans Mountain expansion project gets green light, again

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the decision in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoon

POLL: Do you support the government’s decision to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion?

The federal government announced Tuesday its approval for the Trans Mountain pipeline… Continue reading

Greater Victoria wanted list for the week of June 18

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary, in wake of TMX approval

Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi is set to visit Trans Mountain Corp.’s terminal in Edmonton

B.C. municipality prepares to forbid overnight camping by homeless despite court ruling

While courts have ruled against blanket bans, Langley City is employing a site-by-site approach

B.C. auditor says Indigenous grad rate highest ever but education gaps exist

The percentage of Indigenous students graduating from B.C. public high schools has hit its highest level ever

Statistics Canada reports annual pace of inflation rises in May to 2.4%

Transportation prices gained 3.1 per cent as the cost of air transportation added 8.9 per cent

BREAKING: Forest fire on North Island disrupts Hwy. 19

Wildfire has reached .25 hectares, according to BC Wildfire Service

Man to be sentenced for sexual abuse of young girl in Nanaimo

Stephen Mark Castleden also sentenced for child pornography-related charges

Most Read