College sports

The VIU Mariners men’s and women’s soccer teams competed at PacWest provincials in Coquitlam this past weekend. (News Bulletin file photo)

VIU Mariners men take silver at soccer provincials

Men fall to Douglas in gold-medal match, M’s women defeated in semifinals

 

VIU Mariners player Hector Valdez keeps the ball away from a Douglas Royals opponent during a PacWest match Saturday, Sept. 25, at Merle Logan Field. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

VIU men’s soccer team, ranked No. 1 in the nation, wins two more matches

Mariners defeat both Douglas Royals and Capilano Blues by 3-2 scores

 

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in NCAA’s Power 5 football conference

Soccer goalie joined gridiron team after kicker shortage due to COVID-19

 

The Pacwest announced that all winter sports competition has been cancelled.

B.C.’s Pacwest college sports conference cancels winter competition

Pacwest cancels all winter sports competition after cancelling fall sports back in June

The Pacwest announced that all winter sports competition has been cancelled.
VIU grads are sticking around the sidelines as part of a CCAA apprentice coaching program. The three VIU Mariners alumni participating this year include Andrea Cankovic, left, Emma Platner and Nicole Foglietta. (Vancouver Island University photo)

VIU grads giving back as apprentice coaches

Andrea Cankovic, Emma Platner, Nicole Foglietta participate in CCAA program

VIU grads are sticking around the sidelines as part of a CCAA apprentice coaching program. The three VIU Mariners alumni participating this year include Andrea Cankovic, left, Emma Platner and Nicole Foglietta. (Vancouver Island University photo)
Oceanside Sharks Junior B player Tanner Allan will be joining the University of Lourdes Gray Wolves field lacrosse team in Ohio. — Michael Briones photo

Mid-Island lacrosse player recruited by Ohio’s Lourdes University

Qualicum’s Tanner Allan set to suit up for Gray Wolves

Oceanside Sharks Junior B player Tanner Allan will be joining the University of Lourdes Gray Wolves field lacrosse team in Ohio. — Michael Briones photo
VIU basketball player Tyus Barfoot and volleyball player Karoline Tormena won VIU Athlete of the Year at a virtual awards ceremony released via video on Tuesday, April 21. (News Bulletin file photos)

VIU celebrates its sports standouts with virtual awards ceremony

Basketball player Barfoot and volleyball player Tormena win VIU Athlete of the Year honours

VIU basketball player Tyus Barfoot and volleyball player Karoline Tormena won VIU Athlete of the Year at a virtual awards ceremony released via video on Tuesday, April 21. (News Bulletin file photos)