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The University of Victoria has appointed Jane Gumley as interim head coach of the women’s rowing team for the 2021-2022 season. (Courtesy of UVic)

UVic appoints interim women’s rowing coach

Former head coach Barney Williams resigned in April following lawsuit alleging verbal abuse

The University of Victoria has appointed Jane Gumley as interim head coach of the women’s rowing team for the 2021-2022 season. (Courtesy of UVic)
The Canadian Collegiate eSports League will host its inaugural event on May 29. (Photo courtesy of CCEL/ Twitter)

University of Victoria to compete in collegiate eSports league’s inaugural event

UVic’s intramural coordinator Joni Richardson helped create the league

The Canadian Collegiate eSports League will host its inaugural event on May 29. (Photo courtesy of CCEL/ Twitter)
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

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)
Shalie Dheensaw addresses Vikes players during U Sports play at CARSA in February. 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 among youngest ever

At 26, Shalie Dheensaw assumed head coaching role

Shalie Dheensaw addresses Vikes players during U Sports play at CARSA in February. Dheensaw was named the interim coach of the UVic Vikes women’s basketball team for the 2020-2021 season. (Armando Tura/UVic Vikes)
A giant falls as Vikes lose Cord Clemens of 80s dynasty
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)

Young Vikes chasing world rugby title

Eight UVic students make Canada’s junior national men’s team

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 Friday and an 83-64 victory Saturday . (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Vikes women complete weekend sweep over WolfPack

Carnarvon Cobras from Oak Bay perform mop duties and play halftime game

UVic Vikes women’s basketball team takes the visiting Thompson Rivers WolfPack in an 83 to 65 victory Friday and an 83-64 victory Saturday . (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)