Midget Female Sooke Thunderbirds lose to Victoria

Both teams played shorthanded, with Sooke having only nine skaters and Victoria 10, due to the Christmas holiday season.

The Midget Female Sooke Thunderbirds dropped a 5-2 decision to Victoria on Saturday in the Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association.

Both teams played shorthanded, with Sooke having only nine skaters and Victoria 10, due to the Christmas holiday season.

Thunderbirds’ Olivia Carello opened the scoring early, but after that Victoria scored five goals before Kailee Purnell potted the local side’s second goal.

Despite the loss, Thunderbirds’ coach Peter Faulkner  said the game was clean and well played by both teams.

“[The games] was a good chance to get rid of the Christmas turkey and holiday rust.”

This weekend the Thunderbirds head to Port McNeill for a tournament.

 

Just Posted

Sooke School trustee and VIHA both call for vaccine education in schools

A renewal of cultural memory is needed, says trustee

Canadian alcohol policy gets failing grade from UVic researchers

Canadian provinces and territories collectively achieved less than half of their potential to reduce alcohol related harm

MISSING: 32-year-old Heather Limer last seen in Victoria

Limer was last seen in the 800-block of Johnson Street on Feb. 18

Island playoffs underway at Oak Bay High

Home team vies for fifth straight Island title

Bungy jump naked in support of mental health programs

Registration open for annual fundraiser for BC Schizophrenia Society

Sell regulated heroin to curb B.C.’s overdose problem: report

B.C. Centre on Substance Use points to organized crime and money-laundering as contributing factors

Writing contest for teens

Students in grades 8 to 12 are invited to enter the Vancouver… Continue reading

Man charged in stabbing of woman, off-duty cop outside B.C. elementary school

Manoj George, 49, is facing two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of assault with a weapon after the incident on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Federal fisheries minister calls for precautionary approach to fish farming

Government still reviewing Federal Court’s decision on PRV – Wilkinson

Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

Researchers from University of Bristol look into why zebras have stripes

Poll: More voters believe Canada doing worse under Trudeau government

22 per cent believed the country is doing better and 27 per cent said things are the same

HBC shuttering Home Outfitters across Canada

North America’s oldest retailer is revamping its various stores to improve profitability

BC SPCA investigates Okanagan woman with prior animal abuse convictions

BC SPCA is investigating a property near Vernon

Man wanted for sex trafficking, confinement may be heading to B.C.

Kevin Myrthil, 26, is also accused of assault on a 19-year-old woman at an Edmonton hotel

Most Read