JOCK TALK: Lacrosse action returns to the West Shore Friday

Find Metchosin cricket players on the pitch and more local sports teams on the West Shore this week

After two games on the road, the league-leading Victoria Shamrocks return home to The Q Centre tonight (Friday, June 16) to host the New Westminster Salmonbellies at 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, June 18 the ‘Rocks head up Island to take on the Nanaimo Timbermen, before returning to The Q Centre next Friday to welcome the Maple Ridge Burrards at 7:30 p.m.

Following a roadtrip to Coquitlam, the Junior Shamrocks host the Langley Thunder on Saturday, June 24 at 5 p.m. at The Q Centre.

For Westshore Div. 1 cricket play, head to the Metchosin municipal grounds Saturday to catch the local team in action against Cowichan. Start time is noon.

In Div. 2 midweek play, Tuesday, June 20 takes Metchosin 2 into town to take on Ross Bay at 6 p.m. at Windsor Park.

Head to the Juan de Fuca diamonds next Saturday, June 24, when the youngest baseball fans take to the field for a fun, one-day tournament for all of Triangle Baseball’s t-ball kids.

Coming up this Saturday, June 17 at Western Speedway, the Keg Late Models battle it out for the Rick O’dell Memorial Trophy, while the stock cars and mini-stocks take to the track for Round 4 of their respective series. The Old Timers Racing Association and dwarf cars bring Round 3 to the track.

Looking ahead, the Westshore Rebels have finalized their team and are anxious to get back on the field for the season opener on July 29 in the Okanagan. Learn more and follow the team at

Turning to golf, registration has now opened for the sixth annual Bear Mountain Men’s Amateur golf tournament, July 8 and 9. The fee for non-members is $225, or $100 for members, and includes a practice round July 7 on the Valley Course, and one round each on the Mountain and Valley courses, power cart and range balls, a meal after both rounds, gifts and prizes. To register, visit

The following weekend, join Cool Aid at the Bear Mountain Valley Course for the Legacy Golf Tournament, a benefit for Victoria Cool Aid Society, teeing off at 1:30 p.m. July 14. The event supports the construction of new housing for people who are homeless. For information, visit

Colin Gall is a local athlete and Grade 12 student at Mt. Douglas Secondary. Send your coming sports events to

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