Jr. Braves earn first win, midget Braves win Sea Fair tourney

Saanich Braves first win of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League season over Oceanside Generals

Junior Braves pick up first win of season

The Saanich Braves earned its first win of the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League season, defeating the Oceanside Generals 6-2 on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at Pearkes arena.

Nick Guerra scored a hat trick, one in each period, to pace the Braves in the win. Kyle Schnettler, Cam MacKay and Cameron Kovesdi also scored for the Braves.

The win streak ended at one game, as the Braves (2-9-1) fell to the first-place Westshore Wolves on Friday (Oct. 10), 3-1.

Last night (Oct. 15) the Braves picked up their second win, beating the Peninsula Panthers 6-3 at Pearkes.

Kovesdi, who scored his first goal of the season in the win over Oceanside, tallied a hat trick and two assists in the win over the Panthers (0-13-0). The only goal Kovesdi wasn’t in on came from Hunter Atchison in the third period. Dayne Ellison and Ben Meek also scored for the Braves.

The Braves host the Nanaimo Buccaneers Friday, 6:30 p.m. at Pearkes arena.

 

Midget Braves win Sea Fair tournament

The Saanich Braves midget A boys team won gold at the 12th annual Seafair Ice Breaker Rep Tournament, Oct. 10 to 13 at the Richmond Ice Centre.

Head coach Ian Birnie helped the Braves go undefeated through the tournament, outscoring opponents 18-3 in round-robin play. That set up a semifinal against North Vancouver.

The Braves edged North Vancouver 6-0 to move into Monday’s Thanksgiving final, then defeated Kelowna 6-3 to win gold.

 

Just Posted

UVic president offers condolences after two students killed in bus crash

‘We also grieve with those closest to these members of our campus community,’ Cassels says

Central Saanich strawberry farmer reports bumper crop

Strawberry season could last well into October

GoodLife marathon helps enrich lives, share stories

Seniors’ care one of many causes supported by GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon

Oak Bay community invited to News’ 5th annual readers tea

Oak Bay News, Carlton House host Sept. 17 afternoon tea

Colwood square dancing open house to welcome in new dancers

“It’s therapy,” said long-time square dancer Linda Townsend

VIDEO: Greater Victoria, here’s the news you missed this weekend

Tragic bus crash, Pacific FC win and Terry Fox runs

VIDEO: Vancouver Island mayor details emergency response after fatal bus crash

Sharie Minions says she is ‘appalled’ by condition of road where bus crashed

Federal party leaders address gun violence after weekend shooting near Toronto

One teen was killed and five people injured in the shooting

Scheer makes quick campaign stop in Comox

Conservative leader highlights tax promises early in campaign

Conservatives promise tax cut that they say will address Liberal increases

Scheer says the cut would apply to the lowest income bracket

B.C. VIEWS: Cutting wood waste produces some bleeding

Value-added industry slowly grows as big sawmills close

Fewer trees, higher costs blamed for devastating downturn in B.C. forestry

Some say the high cost of logs is the major cause of the industry’s decline in B.C.

Federal food safety watchdog says batch of baby formula recalled

The agency says it’s conducting a food safety investigation

Coming Home: B.C. fire chief and disaster dog return from hurricane-ravaged Bahamas

The pair spent roughly one week on Great Abaco Island assisting in relief efforts

Most Read