Playoffs for senior men’s hockey, soccer reach semifinals

Victoria Hockey League Stars vs. Lions semifinals tonight (March 7), 8:30 p.m. at CFB Esquimalt’s Wurtele Arena.

Playoffs shape up for Victoria Hockey League

Rodney Lavoie, Trevor McNeil and Pat Papineau scored as the Stars beat the Lions 3-0 in Game 1 of their Victoria Hockey League senior men’s semifinal playoff series on Saturday.

The best-of-five series continues today (March 7), 8:30 p.m. at CFB Esquimalt’s Wurtele Arena.

In the other series the Penguins split the first two games with the Sharks. That series continues Friday (March 8), 8:30 p.m. at CFB Esquimalt’s Wurtele Arena.

The Lions and Sharks next play Saturday 8:15 p.m. at the Pearkes green rink.

Bays, Lakehill in VISL Jackson Cup semifinals

Bays United face Nanaimo 7 p.m. tonight at Hampton Park in Saanich in one of the two Vancouver Island Soccer League Jackson Cup semifinals this weekend.

The Div. 2 Lakehill Reds face Sooke Celtic at Braefoot Park tomorrow at 4 p.m.

The Reds are the only non Div. 1 team remaining in the competition, having squeaked past Vic West 1-0 in quarter-finals last week. Sooke beat Salt Spring 4-2, Bays Utd. throttled Div. 2 Gordon Head 9-0, while Nanaimo won 2-0 over Cowichan Div. 2.

Just Posted

Peninsula firefighters spend the summer in intensive training

No rest for personnel as they improve high tower, role-plays and marina fire fighting skills

VIDEO: RCMP officer killed in the line of duty remembered ‘through the laughter of children’

Sarah Beckett Memorial Playground opens with ceremony in Langford

B.C. police watchdog investigating high-speed crash in Victoria

Police watchdog called in after dramatic early morning crash at Bay and Douglas intersection

Westhills Stadium launches expanded stadium with ceremony, excitement

expanded stadium accommodates 6,000 spectators

NCAA basketball comes to UVic this fall

Eight-team tournament features top university women’s basketball teams Nov. 28-30

VIDEO: B.C. woman meets biological mother, 38 years later

Mother never gave up hope of finding daughter, despite all the obstacles

VIDEO: B.C. woman meets biological mother, 38 years later

Mother never gave up hope of finding daughter, despite all the obstacles

B.C. man who died after rescuing swimmer was known for helping others

Shaun Nugent described as a dad, a coach, a hero and ‘stand-up guy’ at celebration of life

B.C. RCMP plane chases fleeing helicopter as part of major cross-border drug bust

The helicopter eventually landed at a rural property near Chilliwack

Vancouver Island man dead after reported hit-and-run incident

Oceanside RCMP seek public’s help gathering information

Thousands cycle to conquer cancer

The 11th annual Ride to Conquer Cancer took place Saturday morning, Aug. 24 in Surrey, B.C.

PHOTOS: Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon fires

Amazon fires have become a global issue, escalating tensions between Brazil and European countries

Racist confrontation in Richmond parking lot caught on camera

Woman can be heard yelling racial slurs, swear words at woman in apparent parking dispute

Groups ready campaign to help young voters identify ‘fake news’ in election

The media literacy campaign to focus on identifying misinformation and suspicious sources online

Most Read