Victoria HarbourCats Add ZIP to Their Games!

  • June 30, 2019
  • GoWestShore
The Victoria HarbourCats have teamed up with WildPlay and TELUS to install a 400-foot zipline to their already entertaining activities available during their West Coast League baseball games. The WildPlay Zipline is believed to be the only currently operating zipline of its kind during a baseball game—adding another great reason for you and your family to take in HarbourCats games,...

West Coast Wonder Women II!

  • May 15, 2019
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2nd Annual International All Female Card by Anne Marie Moro Photos by Sooke Boxing ClubMay 17-19 | 7pm - West Coast Wonder Women II Catch the action! Sooke Community Hall, 2037 Shields RdEllen Connor, owner of the Sooke Boxing Club, sees boxing as a fitness opportunity for anyone, whatever their age. Despite the stereotype of boxing as an aggressive sport,...

Women's Rugby 7s: It's Show Time!

  • May 9, 2019
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by Anne Marie Moro Photos by Rugby Canada and World Rugby Canada’s Women’s Sevens Team is fresh off their Gold Medal performance at the last tournament in Kitakyushu, Japan. Canada currently sits in 2nd place on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series with two tournaments to go – Langford, May 11-12 and Biarritz, France on June 15-16 The top four nations...

Rugby 7s: Working Tirelessly to be the Best in the World!

  • March 18, 2019
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by Anne Marie Moro Photos by Rugby CanadaAs the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series competition passes the halfway mark, the race for the coveted World Series title continues—and it’s headed straight to the newly-renovated Westhills Stadium for the weekend of May 11 and 12! This round is the second to last tournament before the finale in Biarritz, France in June. Currently, the team to beat...

Amateur Boxing Comes to the West Shore!

  • March 18, 2019
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by Anne Marie Moro Photos by Boxing CanadaGet ready, West Shore! From April 23- 27, the Westin Bear Mountain Resort will be hosting the 2019 Super Channel Championships in their newly-constructed tennis courts.There will be two rings under a dome in 21,000 sq. feet of space. It’s an event for Canada’s top open boxers from the ages of 15 to 39 competing for a place...

Dynamic Langford

  • March 18, 2019
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BIG Year for Hometown Sporting Events! by Anne Marie Moro Renderings and images from City of Langford[vc_custom_heading text="“2019 is on track to be one of the biggest years for major sporting events in Langford,”" font_container="tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23b7224a"]Mayor Stewart Young says “2019 is on track to be one of the biggest years for major sporting events in Langford,” And he eagerly grins and adds...

Looking to 2019 with the Shamrocks

  • January 7, 2019
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By Gareth Gilson Although planning for the next season starts the day after the last season, January is the perfect time to look at the year ahead and get ready for the Home Opener in May. Back this month, Shamrocks’ Head Coach Bob Heyes, Captain Matt Yager, and top goal scorer Rhys Duch talk about their plans for 2019. Matt Yager: “I don’t really make New Year’s resolutions;...

Holidays with the Shamrocks

  • December 1, 2018
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By Gareth Gilson As the weather gets colder and thoughts turn to Christmas parties and time off work with family, Shamrocks’ Head Coach Bob Heyes, Captain Matt Yager and top goal scorer, Rhys Duch, talk about what the holidays mean to the. Bob Heyes: “The last few years we have taken in a play at Chemainus Theatre— which I wasn’t...

Shamrocks Keep It Fresh & Edgy

  • November 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
By Gareth Gilson Shamrocks fans know what they like—even when it comes to their hats, hoodies, and tees! Cathy Kozina, Fan Experience Coordinator with the club, knows that better than anyone. “The club definitely has very high standards,” said Kozina. “So, it’s important to maintain that standard of quality through every interaction a fan might have with the Shamrocks; and...

SHAMROCKS: TECHNOLOGY & TRADITION

  • October 1, 2018
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By Gareth Gilson Gareth outdid himself this month. In an effort to gather information in line with the GoWestShore Magazine’s ‘Technology and Innovation’ theme, he interviewed the best person for the job— himself! Thanks, Gareth. Your results clearly demonstrate that creativity and innovation are alive and well on the West Shore. Technology and tradition aren’t usually two concepts that go hand-in-hand; but, when it comes...
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