Lacrosse

Dylan Dewarle had two assists in the shorthanded Rats’ loss to the Saanich Express on Tuesday night. (Paula Harris photo)

Shorthanded Cowichan Rats battle to split

Rats get by Blazers but fall to Express

 

Pete Vanden Dungen flies through the crease to score against the Westshore Aces on Tuesday. (Paula Harris photo)

Cowichan Rats lock up semifinal berth with win over Aces

Rats stretch winning streak to seven games

 

Cowichan’s Conor Manahan hangs on despite some strong defence by the Blazers in the Rats’ 11-3 victory last Wednesday. (Paula Harris photo)

Cowichan Rats win 4 in 7 nights

Tyson Black scores 18 goals in 4-game span

 

Brayden Zunti led the Rats with two goals and two assists last Saturday. (Paula Harris photo)
Brayden Zunti led the Rats with two goals and two assists last Saturday. (Paula Harris photo)
Tyson Black leads the Cowichan Rats with 10 goals and 17 points through their first four games. (Paula Harris photo)

Cowichan Rats set for rematch with Saanich Express

Expansion club has been Rats’ biggest test to date

Tyson Black leads the Cowichan Rats with 10 goals and 17 points through their first four games. (Paula Harris photo)
U16B Thunder teammates Elora Waardenburg and Anikka MacDonald will represent B.C. at the Canada Summer Games in August. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Thunder teammates bound for Canada Summer Games

Elora Waardenburg and Anikka MacDonald crack B.C.’s box lacrosse roster

U16B Thunder teammates Elora Waardenburg and Anikka MacDonald will represent B.C. at the Canada Summer Games in August. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan’s Josh Hayton avoids a Westshore Aces defender during last Saturday’s 16-0 win for the Rats at the Cowichan Arena. (Paula Harris photo)

Rats burn Aces: Cowichan beats Westshore 16-0

Defending champs now 4-0 in Vancouver Island Lacrosse League

Cowichan’s Josh Hayton avoids a Westshore Aces defender during last Saturday’s 16-0 win for the Rats at the Cowichan Arena. (Paula Harris photo)
The U14B Cowichan Thunder celebrate winning gold at the Tim White Tournament in Nanaimo last weekend. (Submitted by Raina Bennefield)

U14B Cowichan Thunder claim gold at Nanaimo tournament

Late comeback spurs Cowichan to top spot

The U14B Cowichan Thunder celebrate winning gold at the Tim White Tournament in Nanaimo last weekend. (Submitted by Raina Bennefield)
The U16B Cowichan Thunder celebrate their gold medal at the Karsten Huth Memorial Tournament in Kamloops last weekend. (Submitted by Chris Claxton)
The U16B Cowichan Thunder celebrate their gold medal at the Karsten Huth Memorial Tournament in Kamloops last weekend. (Submitted by Chris Claxton)
An airborne Aidan Miller is foiled on this shot against the WSANEC Arrows last Saturday, although he scored on a similar play against the Victoria Blazers two days earlier. 
(Paula Harris photo)

Cowichan Rats jump out to 3-0 start in VILL season

Rats show adaptability different wins over three different opponents

An airborne Aidan Miller is foiled on this shot against the WSANEC Arrows last Saturday, although he scored on a similar play against the Victoria Blazers two days earlier. 
(Paula Harris photo)
Cowichan Rats logo

Cowichan Rats return to the floor this week

Senior C lacrosse team back to defend Island title

Cowichan Rats logo
Saanich’s Maki Jenner, right, here in action for the Concordia University (St. Paul) Golden Bears women’s field lacrosse team in 2021, is bringing her knowledge of the sport to a national audience with her LAX Facts clips on TSN. (Photo by Hannah Schwartz/CSP Athletics)

Young Island lacrosse player showcases knowledge, broadcast skills in TSN clips

Maki Jenner has strong pedigree in the sport, is pursuing goal of sportscasting

Saanich’s Maki Jenner, right, here in action for the Concordia University (St. Paul) Golden Bears women’s field lacrosse team in 2021, is bringing her knowledge of the sport to a national audience with her LAX Facts clips on TSN. (Photo by Hannah Schwartz/CSP Athletics)
Cowichan minor lacrosse product Colin Jeffrey was selected by the Victoria Shamrocks in the 2022 WLA draft on Feb. 10. (Cathie Jeffrey photo)

Cowichan lacrosse products go in WLA and BCJALL drafts

Sr. A Shamrocks take goalie Jeffrey, Jr. A ‘Rocks select Gron

Cowichan minor lacrosse product Colin Jeffrey was selected by the Victoria Shamrocks in the 2022 WLA draft on Feb. 10. (Cathie Jeffrey photo)
Thomas Vaesen of the Nanaimo Timbermen takes on a Victoria Shamrocks player during a BCJALL game at the Cowichan Arena in 2019. (Citizen file)

Cowichan’s Thomas Vaesen picked in first round of NLL draft

Vaesen goes 14th overall to Buffalo Bandits on Saturday

Thomas Vaesen of the Nanaimo Timbermen takes on a Victoria Shamrocks player during a BCJALL game at the Cowichan Arena in 2019. (Citizen file)
Seen here with the provincial box and field lacrosse teams, Cobble Hill’s Josh MacDonald has been drafted by the junior A Nanaimo Timbermen. (Submitted)

Timbermen draft Cowichan’s Josh MacDonald

‘Rave reviews’ for Cobble Hill lacrosse player

Seen here with the provincial box and field lacrosse teams, Cobble Hill’s Josh MacDonald has been drafted by the junior A Nanaimo Timbermen. (Submitted)
Field lacrosse is back in the Cowichan Valley with boys and girls teams this fall. (Citizen file)

Youth field lacrosse returns to Cowichan this fall

Mini house leagues in the works for boys and girls

Field lacrosse is back in the Cowichan Valley with boys and girls teams this fall. (Citizen file)
New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)

Mann Cup, Ontario and B.C. lacrosse seasons cancelled due to COVID-19

The MSL and WLA seasons were originally scheduled to begin later this month

New Langley Thunder goaltender Frank Scigliano played for England at the World Lacrosse Indoor World Championship this past September at Langley Events Centre. the 2020 Western Lacrosse Association season has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak (Paul Yates Langley Events Centre photo)