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Vancouver Canucks goalie Collin Delia (60) is scored on by Edmonton Oilers’ Tyson Barrie (22) as Dylan Holloway (55) watches the puck go in the net during second period preseason action in Edmonton on Monday, October 3, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Holloway scores 3 to lead Oilers to 7-2 pre-season rout over Canucks

Vancouver remains winless during exhibition action

West Shore Warriors football practices will now happen Tuesdays and Thursdays at Spencer Middle School in Langford after SD62 arranged an alternative to Belmont. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore football program back on Langford field

Spencer Middle School found as temporary practice location

BC Sports Hall of Fame is holding a Greg Moore lap of honour. (Special to The News)

BC Sports Hall of Fame hosts virtual race in memory of racer Greg Moore

Memorial iRacing event will start on Monday, Oct. 3 at 1 p.m.

Bryan Burnham in action with the B.C. Lions. (The Canadian Press / Christopher Katsarov)

PODCAST: Bob Marjanovich with Bryan Burnham

MOJ on Sports: B.C. Lion’s Father played for the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles

Bryan Burnham in action with the B.C. Lions. (The Canadian Press / Christopher Katsarov)
Pacific FC’s Marco Bustos scores early on against FC Edmonton at Starlight Stadium on Sept. 30. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)

Langford-based Pacific FC seals playoff spot with win against FC Edmonton

Marco Bustos’ goal early in game propels PFC to 1-0 victory and playoffs

Pacific FC’s Marco Bustos scores early on against FC Edmonton at Starlight Stadium on Sept. 30. (Simon Fearn/Black Press Media)
Riders fly over a jump at the start of the hill climb competition at the Victoria Motorcycle Club in Metchosin on Oct. 2. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Metchosin motorcyclists rev engines for hill climb competition

Victoria Motorcycle Club’s annual hill climb competition held Sunday (Oct. 2) in Metchosin

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Riders fly over a jump at the start of the hill climb competition at the Victoria Motorcycle Club in Metchosin on Oct. 2. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Nashville Predators forward Yakov Trenin (13) and Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn (14) react after being called for penalties by referee Garrett Rank (48) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Behind the stripes: What 3 NHL officials enjoy off the ice

Referees, linesman say sharing other aspects of lives helps humanize them

Nashville Predators forward Yakov Trenin (13) and Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn (14) react after being called for penalties by referee Garrett Rank (48) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
B.C. Lions’ James Butler, left, tries to fend off Ottawa Redblacks’ Alonzo Addae as he carries the ball during the second half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, on Friday, September 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
B.C. Lions’ James Butler, left, tries to fend off Ottawa Redblacks’ Alonzo Addae as he carries the ball during the second half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, on Friday, September 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
(courtesy B.C. Lions)

THE MOJ: A Rourke return for the Lions? Let’s call it a long shot with a shot

Still a faint hope that B.C.’s quarterback sensation could be back in time for the playoffs

(courtesy B.C. Lions)
Pacific FC players will be wearing their alternate kit tonight, featuring a design by Indigenous artist Maynard Johnny Jr. The match will follow a special Orange Shirt Day Ceremony, which starts at 6:45 p.m. at Starlight Stadium. (Lia Crowe photograph)

Pacific FC hosts Orange Shirt Day ceremony ahead of tonight’s match

The team will also be wearing kit designed by Indigenous artist Maynard Johnny Jr.

Pacific FC players will be wearing their alternate kit tonight, featuring a design by Indigenous artist Maynard Johnny Jr. The match will follow a special Orange Shirt Day Ceremony, which starts at 6:45 p.m. at Starlight Stadium. (Lia Crowe photograph)
Vancouver Canucks’ Quinn Hughes, left, and J.T. Miller talk during a stoppage in play during the first period of a pre-season NHL hockey game against the Seattle Kraken in Vancouver, on Thursday, September 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks’ Quinn Hughes, left, and J.T. Miller talk during a stoppage in play during the first period of a pre-season NHL hockey game against the Seattle Kraken in Vancouver, on Thursday, September 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (27) celebrates his RBI sacrifice fly against the New York Yankees during sixth inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (27) celebrates his RBI sacrifice fly against the New York Yankees during sixth inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Toronto Raptors’ Pascal Siakam speaks to reporters at the Raptors media day availability, in Toronto, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Toronto Raptors’ Pascal Siakam speaks to reporters at the Raptors media day availability, in Toronto, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Players from the Westshore Warriors and the Victoria Spartans (black) play a football match on Goudy Field on May 29, 2022. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Lighting complaints force Langford football team to relocate practices

Neighbours’ complaints mean Westshore Warriors’ practices have moved to Spectrum Community School

Players from the Westshore Warriors and the Victoria Spartans (black) play a football match on Goudy Field on May 29, 2022. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
The University of Victoria’s Nora Struchtrup was named the U SPORTS field hockey player of the week after the season’s second weekend of play. (Courtesy of UVic)
The University of Victoria’s Nora Struchtrup was named the U SPORTS field hockey player of the week after the season’s second weekend of play. (Courtesy of UVic)
Pacific FC player Djenairo Daniels playing against HFX Wanderers FC at the Wanderers Grounds in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Tuesday (Sept. 27). (Trevor MacMillan/HFX Wanderers FC)

Pacific FC back in the playoff picture with win in Halifax

PFC came out on top 2-0 on Tuesday, after the game had been twice delayed due to Hurricane Fiona

Pacific FC player Djenairo Daniels playing against HFX Wanderers FC at the Wanderers Grounds in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Tuesday (Sept. 27). (Trevor MacMillan/HFX Wanderers FC)
Toronto Raptors’ Chris Boucher answers questions from a reporter during the Raptors training camp at the Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities at the University of Victoria in Victoria, B.C., on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Raptors coach Nick Nurse says<strong> </strong>Boucher is one of the most unique players in the NBA.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Toronto Raptors’ Chris Boucher answers questions from a reporter during the Raptors training camp at the Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities at the University of Victoria in Victoria, B.C., on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Raptors coach Nick Nurse says<strong> </strong>Boucher is one of the most unique players in the NBA.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
New York Yankees designated hitter Aaron Judge (99) hits his 61st home run of the season, a two-run shot, against the Toronto Blue Jays during seventh inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
New York Yankees designated hitter Aaron Judge (99) hits his 61st home run of the season, a two-run shot, against the Toronto Blue Jays during seventh inning American League MLB baseball action in Toronto on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Victoria Royals defenceman Luke Rybinski eyes the puck during a game against the Spokane Chiefs on Sept. 23. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)

Victoria Royals open season with pair of losses

Pair of comebacks come up short against the Spokane Chiefs

Victoria Royals defenceman Luke Rybinski eyes the puck during a game against the Spokane Chiefs on Sept. 23. (Courtesy of the Victoria Royals)
Brandon Colantonio is set to turn professional after the event in Esquimalt on Oct. 1. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

Fighters step into the ring in Esquimalt Oct. 1

Some fighters on the card set to turn pro, some eyeing Olympic team spot

Brandon Colantonio is set to turn professional after the event in Esquimalt on Oct. 1. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)