Midget Braves hit the ice for Hockey Classic

Saanich Minor Hockey’s Midget Tier 1 Braves are competing in the Greater Victoria Midget Hockey Classic this weekend

Saanich Minor Hockey’s Midget Tier 1 Braves are competing in the Greater Victoria Midget Hockey Classic this weekend. Following round-robin games Wednesday and Thursday, the Tier 1 Braves face the Hollyburn Huskies Friday at 7 a.m. at the University of Victoria’s Ian Stewart Complex, then the Richmond Blues at 1 p.m. at Westhills Arena. Playoff games start at 9 a.m. Saturday at Panorama Arena with the gold medal game at 2:30 p.m.

The Saanich Junior Braves visit the Westshore Wolves at the Q Centre Wednesday. Puck drops at 7 p.m. The Braves then play at home on Friday, Nov. 20, hosting the Nanaimo Buccaneers at Pearkes at 6:30 p.m.

After away games during the week, the men’s and women’s Camosun Chargers basketball teams host the Quest Kermodes at PISE Nov. 20. The women’s game starts at 6 p.m. and the men’s game follows at 8 p.m.

The Camosun men’s volleyball team starts its week playing the University of Fraser Valley Cascades at PISE at 8 p.m. on Friday and also at 3 p.m. on Saturday. The squad finished on the road playing against the Capilano Blues on Nov. 20.

On the gridiron, the Spectrum Thunder football team travels to Campbell River Saturday to take on Timberline in Tier II Varsity play.

Senior boys high school soccer is in playoffs right now with Spectrum and Esquimalt going head to head in the Colonist Shield final. The game takes place on Monday at Hampton Field at 2:30 p.m.

Registration has opened for the Victoria Minor Ball Hockey Association, with divisions for players born between 1997 and 2011. For information and registration details, visit vmbh.ca.

Colin Gall is a Saanich athlete, an avid sports fan and a Grade 11 student at Mt. Douglas secondary.


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