Junior Sports

Victoria City Rowing Club athletes Mira Calder, left, and Sophia Regosa are all smiles during the World Rowing U19 Championships last month in Varese, Italy. The pair finished fifth overall in women’s pairs. (Courtesy of Katie Bahain-Steenman/VCRC)

Greater Victoria junior rowers having a hot summer on the water

Victoria City Rowing Club members competing on national, international stages

 

Erin Brooks is carried out of the surf after winning the Girls U-16 Final on June 5. (Sean Evans / ISA photo)

Canada wins historic Junior surf medal at an international competition

Erin Brooks, 14, nabs Gold for Team Canada at the ISA World Junior Championships in El Salvador

 

Erin Brooks is carried out of the surf after winning the Girls U-16 Final on June 5. (Sean Evans / ISA photo)

Canada wins historic Junior surf medal at an international competition

Erin Brooks, 14, nabs Gold for Team Canada at the ISA World Junior Championships in El Salvador

 

Skateboarder James Clarke will be participating in the Generations Skateboard Society’s first 7 Generations Cup next month. (Ryan Clark/Special to Langley Advance Times)

B.C. welcomes world’s best skateboarders

Indigenous-hosted pro skateboarding event coming to Langley for the first time

Skateboarder James Clarke will be participating in the Generations Skateboard Society’s first 7 Generations Cup next month. (Ryan Clark/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Greater Victoria player Rio Schaefer (in white) returns a volley during an under-19 boys match against Joseph Toth in the Canadian Junior Squash Championships, at the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre. Schaefer wound up tied for ninth while Toth placed sixth. The tournament ran Thursday through Sunday. See story on page A29. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

PHOTOS: National junior tournament in Saanich boosts squash profile locally

Cedar Hill club’s head pro hopes exposure will boost numbers down the road

Greater Victoria player Rio Schaefer (in white) returns a volley during an under-19 boys match against Joseph Toth in the Canadian Junior Squash Championships, at the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre. Schaefer wound up tied for ninth while Toth placed sixth. The tournament ran Thursday through Sunday. See story on page A29. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Cedar Hill Squash Club head pro Benjamin Uliana invites the community down to watch top-level Canadian junior squash played inside the glass court behind him. The nationals get underway Thursday (May 5) and run through Sunday at the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre in Saanich. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Squash talent will be clear to spectators at Jr. nationals in Saanich

Nation’s tops teens battling on Cedar Hill Squash Club courts for Canadian crowns

Cedar Hill Squash Club head pro Benjamin Uliana invites the community down to watch top-level Canadian junior squash played inside the glass court behind him. The nationals get underway Thursday (May 5) and run through Sunday at the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre in Saanich. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Junior rowers with the Victoria City Rowing Club, (left to right) Teagan Zecher, Eryn Whale, Hui-Lin Shan, Willow Tzonev, Quinn Parfitt and Stella Graham, won the Rowing Canada Aviron Row to Tokyo challenge and are looking forward to getting back in the crew boats after the pandemic. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Young Greater Victoria rowers find community during solitary training sessions

Rowers train virtually, social distanced at Elk Lake amid COVID-19 restrictions

Junior rowers with the Victoria City Rowing Club, (left to right) Teagan Zecher, Eryn Whale, Hui-Lin Shan, Willow Tzonev, Quinn Parfitt and Stella Graham, won the Rowing Canada Aviron Row to Tokyo challenge and are looking forward to getting back in the crew boats after the pandemic. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Nanaimo RCMP members and staff and team members with the VIU Mariners Hockey Club and staff with Kirby’s Source for Sports stand behind a pile of donated hockey gear that will be sent to outfit children and youths in Kinngait, Nunavut. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

VIU Mariners, Nanaimo Mounties gathering hockey gear for youths in Nunavut

Donated hockey equipment will be sent to hamlet of Kinngait

Nanaimo RCMP members and staff and team members with the VIU Mariners Hockey Club and staff with Kirby’s Source for Sports stand behind a pile of donated hockey gear that will be sent to outfit children and youths in Kinngait, Nunavut. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)