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Mackenzie Rigg and Trinity Kettyls at Rigg’s University of Victoria convocation. The 25-year-old Rigg was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade 5 brain tumour this summer. On Nov. 20, 50 Vikes athletes will do a relay of 50 laps, each 5.4 kilometres long, for 270 km through Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Trinity Kettyls)
Mackenzie Rigg and Trinity Kettyls at Rigg’s University of Victoria convocation. The 25-year-old Rigg was diagnosed with Astrocytoma Grade 5 brain tumour this summer. On Nov. 20, 50 Vikes athletes will do a relay of 50 laps, each 5.4 kilometres long, for 270 km through Gordon Head. (Courtesy of Trinity Kettyls)

Vikes rally support for alum battling brain cancer

Fifty Vikes to run 50 laps in Gordon Head in fundraiser for Mackenzie Rigg

 

Speakers at the recent UVic Vikes Championship Breakfast, online edition, included (clockwise from upper left) keynote speaker and UVic alumna Debbie Yeboah, UVic president Dr. Kevin Hall, current Vikes swimmer Danielle Hanus and student-athlete event hosts Eryn Libert-Scott and Vaughn Taylor. (Courtesy Vikes Athletics)

Online Vikes breakfast raises over $500K for University of Victoria athletes

Scholarship fundraiser donations push all-time total past $6 million

 

UVic Vikes swimmer Lauren Crisp on the podium at the U Sports national championships at Saanich Commonwealth Place in February, where the rookie our of Reynolds secondary won a silver and a bronze medal. (Armando Tura/UVic Vikes)

Saanich swimmer Lauren Crisp in running for rookie-of-the-year

Saanich swimmer Lauren Crisp, Oak Bay’s Diego Maffia in running for rookie-of-the-year

 

Shalie Dheensaw addresses Vikes players during U Sports play at CARSA in February. This week Dheensaw was named the interim coach of the UVic Vikes women’s basketball team for the 2020-2021 season. (Armando Tura/UVic Vikes)

UVic Vikes new basketball coach on the fast track

At 26, Shalie Dheensaw assumed head coaching role

Shalie Dheensaw addresses Vikes players during U Sports play at CARSA in February. This week Dheensaw was named the interim coach of the UVic Vikes women’s basketball team for the 2020-2021 season. (Armando Tura/UVic Vikes)
UBC Men’s Varsity 8 takes a lead on UVic as they race down the Gorge Waterway towards Victoria’s Inner Harbour during the Brown Cup race. This year’s event has been cancelled. (Black Press Media file photo)
UBC Men’s Varsity 8 takes a lead on UVic as they race down the Gorge Waterway towards Victoria’s Inner Harbour during the Brown Cup race. This year’s event has been cancelled. (Black Press Media file photo)
A giant falls as Vikes lose Cord Clemens of 80s dynasty

A giant falls as Vikes lose Cord Clemens of 80s dynasty

Vikes’ giant Cord Clemens dead at 56

A giant falls as Vikes lose Cord Clemens of 80s dynasty
Two-time Olympian Hilary Stellingwerff recently found out that she will helping Team Canada later this month during the Pan American Cross-Country Championship on Feb. 29 at the Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club. (Photo/Vikes Communications)

Vikes coach joining Team Canada at Pan Am Cross Country Cup

Two-time Olympian Hilary Stellingwerff named to coaching staff

Two-time Olympian Hilary Stellingwerff recently found out that she will helping Team Canada later this month during the Pan American Cross-Country Championship on Feb. 29 at the Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club. (Photo/Vikes Communications)
UVic Vikes women’s basketball team took on the visiting Thompson Rivers WolfPack in an 83 to 65 victory in 2018. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Two wins in one night for Vikes basketball

UVic Vikes men’s and women’s basketball teams victorious on Saturday

UVic Vikes women’s basketball team took on the visiting Thompson Rivers WolfPack in an 83 to 65 victory in 2018. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Rowers make their way across Elk Lake at sunset. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

‘In my opinion, the team won not me’: Vikes men’s rowing coach wins President’s Award

Aalbert Van Schothorst was honoured Sunday evening for ‘substantial’ contribution to rowing

  • Nov 5, 2019
Rowers make their way across Elk Lake at sunset. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Vikes athlete Kiara Kilbey completes for the ball with a player from the University of the Fraser Valley. (UVic Vikes/Twitter)

Vikes women’s soccer team hosts clinic for young female players

She Kicks SoccerFest to draw 150 girls from U8 to U14

Vikes athlete Kiara Kilbey completes for the ball with a player from the University of the Fraser Valley. (UVic Vikes/Twitter)
Gilles Lepine (left), senior athletics director at UBC, kids with Clint Hamilton, director of UVic athletics and recreation as their schools prepare to battle it out for the first ever Legends Cup series. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

UVic, UBC rivalry gets official status with launch of Legends Cup

Bragging rights, coveted trophy on the line in new series between longstanding rivals

Gilles Lepine (left), senior athletics director at UBC, kids with Clint Hamilton, director of UVic athletics and recreation as their schools prepare to battle it out for the first ever Legends Cup series. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
UVic Vikes women’s basketball team takes the visiting Thompson Rivers WolfPack in an 83 to 65 victory. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Vikes women complete weekend sweep over WolfPack

UVic Vikes women’s basketball team hosted the Thompson Rivers WolfPack on Friday and Saturday

UVic Vikes women’s basketball team takes the visiting Thompson Rivers WolfPack in an 83 to 65 victory. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
APShutter.com/UVic Vikes   UVic Vikes guard Amira Giannattasio leaps to rescue a loose ball headed out of bounds against the Carleton Ravens in the opening round of the U Sports Final 8 women’s national basketball championship at CARSA. The Vikes nearly upset of the No. 1 seed Ravens

Vikes put scare into Ravens before being eliminated from nationals

Host UVic Vikes show big spirit with near-upset of No. 1 seed in opening round

APShutter.com/UVic Vikes   UVic Vikes guard Amira Giannattasio leaps to rescue a loose ball headed out of bounds against the Carleton Ravens in the opening round of the U Sports Final 8 women’s national basketball championship at CARSA. The Vikes nearly upset of the No. 1 seed Ravens

WATCH: A look at Canadian basketball history as Vikes set to host women’s nationals

Vikes host U SPORTS Women's Basketball Final 8 at CARSA, Mar. 9 to 12

UVic Vikes guard Calli McMillan carries the ball agains the Winnipeg Wesmen in a regular season Canada West basketball match at CARSA earlier this year.

Ousted from playoffs, Vikes turn focus on nationals

The Vikes were eliminated 92-65 in Game 3 of the Canada West quarterfinals to the Winnipeg Wesmen in Winnipeg on Saturday.

UVic Vikes guard Calli McMillan carries the ball agains the Winnipeg Wesmen in a regular season Canada West basketball match at CARSA earlier this year.
The Wonder Girls basketball team cheers on the UVic Vikes women's basketball team at UVic.

WATCH: UVic Vikes heading to the nationals

Locally produced Vikes looking for community support en route to hosting Canada's best varsity basketball teams

The Wonder Girls basketball team cheers on the UVic Vikes women's basketball team at UVic.
UVic Vikes rugby player Gurpreet Dhaliwal leaps for the ball during a recent match in the 2017 Canada West Women's Rugby Sevens Series.

Vikes to host final stop of new rugby sevens series

University Women's Rugby Sevens Series comes to Saanich Feb. 18 and 19

  • Feb 16, 2017
UVic Vikes rugby player Gurpreet Dhaliwal leaps for the ball during a recent match in the 2017 Canada West Women's Rugby Sevens Series.
Luanne Krawetz (Hebb)

Vikes women set to host national championship

Women's national basketball championships will be at the University of Victoria March 9-12

Luanne Krawetz (Hebb)