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Smoke Eaters top Grizzlies

TRAIL 4 VICTORIA 2 Special teams were certainly distinguished for the Trail Smoke Eaters on Friday night as they scored three power-play goals and added a shorthanded effort en route to a 4-2 win over the Victoria Grizzlies.

With no labour deal in sight, NHL cancels games through November

The NHL lock-out has forced the cancellation of all games through the end of November. The NHL announced Friday that 326 regular-season games from Oct. 11 through Nov. 30 were lost - more than 26.5 per cent of the schedule.
Chan off to slow start at Skate Canada

Chan off to slow start at Skate Canada

Patrick Chan may have new pro-grams, new choreographers and new coaches. But the two-time world champion finds himself in a familiar position at Skate Canada International - heading into Day 2 with some ground to make up.

UVic women hope to add to Cascades' woes in playoff opener

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades women's soccer team limped into the Canada West playoffs riding a three-game losing streak and an overall record of 6-51.
Tigers hoping bats warm up against Giants, and quick

Tigers hoping bats warm up against Giants, and quick


Tiger prowling for the title in Malaysia

Five strokes off the lead after two rounds, Tiger Woods thinks the CIMB Classic course "can be had" and still expects a total of better than 20-under to win it.

Class of 2012 takes its place in Victoria Sports Hall

Tracie Sibbald (nee McAra) was the first player Kathy Shields recruited upon becoming head coach of the University of Victoria women's basketball team in 1978.

Royals start long road trip on wrong foot

VANCOUVER 4 VICTORIA 1 The Victoria Royals took their by-now patented routine of slow starts to new extremes Friday night before 7,826 fans at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver.
Stampeders stomp on Lions early

Stampeders stomp on Lions early

CALGARY 41 B.C. 21 Two quarter-backs with something to prove spurred the Calgary Stampeders to a 41-21 win over the B.C. Lions on Friday. The result meant nothing in the CFL standings.

Win takes Giants to 2-0

SAN FRANCISCO 2 DETROIT 0 A Giant dose of small ball, and suddenly San Francisco finds itself in a most unique position - way ahead in a postseason series.