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Former VI Raiders HC joins Westshore Rebels

Former VI Raiders HC joins Westshore Rebels

March 1, 2019 at 4:05 pmby 0 comments

Former VI Raiders Head Coach Doug Hocking Joins the Westshore Rebels Coaching Staff Victoria, BC, Canada – March 1, 2019 – Doug Hocking is a local success story. From 1991-2002 he was a star Linebacker who played twelves seasons in the CFL with the BC Lions and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.Read More

SFU Clan now home to CFC100 twins

SFU Clan now home to CFC100 twins

February 21, 2019 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

SFU welcomes two BC commits to their 2019 class. It is said that football is a brotherhood, well CFC100 quarterback Gideone Kremler and CFC100 athlete Zairech Kremler from Mount Douglas Secondary School took that literarily when the twins signed with the Simon Fraser Clan. The pair will be joining olderRead More

Nils Haeni

Nils Haeni

June 6, 2018 at 11:29 amby 0 comments

  

Photo courtesy of Brenda Pelland Photography

CJFL: VI Raiders Win The BC Conference

October 23, 2017 at 5:38 amby 0 comments

Congratulations to the @ViRaiders on winning the 2017 BC Conference Cullen Cup with an upset 21-7 victory over the @WestshoreRebels. It's the #Raiders first title since 2013 and will now play in the #CJFL National Semi-Final next week. Photo: @BulletinSports pic.twitter.com/tl6TxKVPAM — CJFL News (@CJFLnews) October 22, 2017 The CullenRead More

BCFC: VI Raiders hire Hocking as head coach

BCFC: VI Raiders hire Hocking as head coach

February 23, 2017 at 5:10 amby 0 comments

.@ViRaiders promote Doug Hocking to head coach, as Erdman moves on to universityhttps://t.co/QA2Xfk1zoS @BCFC_Media @CJFLnews #Nanaimo pic.twitter.com/RkFu1IQ1qT — NanaimoNewsNOW.com (@NanaimoNewsNOW) February 22, 2017 As reported in the Nanaimo News, the VI Raiders have hired Doug Hocking as their new head coach for the 2017 season. He will take over for JeromeRead More

Wyatt Gilson (left) and Diego Pineda (right).

VI Raider, Carson Graham Eagle commit to SMU

February 20, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

SMU welcomes two BC commits to their team. For these west coast boys, Diego Pineda, a defensive end from the Vancouver Island Raiders, and Wyatt Gilson, a linebacker from Carson Graham Secondary School, will be making the cross-country trek to join the Saint Mary’s University Huskies. Diego Pineda Diego PinedaRead More

Dinos “gives players a lot of tools to excel” says Winnipeg recruit

Dinos “gives players a lot of tools to excel” says Winnipeg recruit

July 11, 2016 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

Winnipeg kicker joins CWUAA team’s 2016 class Matias Bueno will be calling Calgary home for the next few years. Recently, the 5’11, 190 pound kicker from Winnipeg, Manitoba signed with the Calgary Dinos.  Bueno will join the team for the 2016 CWUAA season. Ultimately, there were three reasons Bueno choseRead More

CJFL Spring Camp Preview: VI Raiders (AUDIO)

CJFL Spring Camp Preview: VI Raiders (AUDIO)

May 13, 2016 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

The journey back to the top of the BCFC begins Photo courtesy of Greystoke Photography Despite having a very young team in 2015 the VI Raiders showed great promise playing in the Cullen Cup title game.  They have one of the best quarterbacks in the game and are hoping toRead More

British Columbia recruit makes X-Men landing (VIDEO)

British Columbia recruit makes X-Men landing (VIDEO)

January 23, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Namaimo defensive back joins AUS team’s 2016 class. StFX X-Men have announced the addition of ColeVirtanen to their football program. Virtanen, the 5’9, 195 pound defensive back from Nanaimo, British Columbia, will join the team for the 2016 AUS season. “We have had our eye on Cole for well overRead More

CJFL Spotlight: VI Raiders Chapdelaine (VIDEO)

CJFL Spotlight: VI Raiders Chapdelaine (VIDEO)

May 30, 2015 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Dylan Chapdelaine was named an All-Canadian in each of his four years with the VI Raiders. He talks with Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters) following his 2014 award

CJFL: Chapdelaine recipient of Wally Buono Award

CJFL: Chapdelaine recipient of Wally Buono Award

May 15, 2015 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

Photo courtesy of Mijen Multimedia Wally Buono along with the Saint Bernard Pass Charitable Foundation and the Nanaimo Museum and Sports Hall of Fame would like to announce that the 12th Annual Wally Buono Award winner will be Mr. Dylan Chapdelaine of the CJFL VI Raiders.  Chapdelaine is a fourRead More

Raiders announce Conn as head coach, Hocking returns as Defensive Coordinator

Raiders announce Conn as head coach, Hocking returns as Defensive Coordinator

December 6, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The V.I. Raiders are excited to announce that Jeremy Conn has been named the fourth Head Coach in franchise history. Conn joins the Raiders after 8 seasons as the Head Coach of the Ballenas Whalers High School football program. Conn has been a football coach for 20 years, starting with FootballRead More

Preview:  Sun seeks repeat

Preview: Sun seeks repeat

August 15, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

BCFC Week 4 Preview After putting the boots to the defending champions on home turf this past weekend, the Okanagan Sun (2-1) will look for a repeat when they duel the Vancouver Island Raiders (1-2) again this Saturday at Caledonia Park. Game time is 4 pm.The Sun manhandled the Raiders last Saturday scoringRead More

RECAP:  Rebels nab first win of season, Suns earn shutout

RECAP: Rebels nab first win of season, Suns earn shutout

August 12, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Just two games across the BCFC this past weekend as the Okanagan Sun won their 33rd home opener and the Westshore Rebels recorded their first win of the season. The Game of the Week in Kelowna turned out to a lopsided affair as the Sun beat the Vancouver Island RaidersRead More

Recap (BCFC Week 1):  Rams, Suns & Broncos open season with victories

Recap (BCFC Week 1): Rams, Suns & Broncos open season with victories

July 29, 2014 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Week 1 of the BCFC season is in the books as the Langley Rams, Okanagan Sun and Kamloops Broncos claim victory and move to 1-0. The Game of the Week was in Langley as the Rams hosted the VI Raiders in a rematch of the 2013 Cullen Cup.  The RamsRead More

Bison dream realized (VIDEO)

Bison dream realized (VIDEO)

July 19, 2014 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Manitoba lineman signs with CWUAA team. Josh Toledo is looking forward to embarking on his CIS gridiron career on the home stage. Recently, the 5’11, 255 pound lineman from Winnipeg signed with the University of Manitoba Bisons for the 2014 CWUAA season. “I know I’m going to into a programRead More

Bison integrity (VIDEO)

Bison integrity (VIDEO)

May 20, 2014 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Oakbank kicker recently commits to local CIS team. Improvement and integrity were decisive factors in Ryan Jones’ choice of where he would begin his CIS career. Recently, the 5’10, 205 pound kicker from Oakbank, Manitoba committed to the Manitoba Bisons. Jones will join the team for the 2014 CWUAA season.Read More

BCFC releases 2014 schedule

BCFC releases 2014 schedule

March 30, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The British Columbia Football Conference (BCFC) is pleased to announce their 2014 regular season schedule. For the third consecutive season the Conference will once again produce an unbalanced schedule. The schedule remains a 10 week regular season, however the “top tier” teams will face each other three times this year.Read More

Eclectic Bison class (VIDEO)

Eclectic Bison class (VIDEO)

March 21, 2014 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

British Columbia & Manitoba standouts commit to CWUAA team Recently, the Manitoba Bisons signed seven recruits to the team’s 2014 class. Matt Clarkson, Jake Creasey, Whitman Tomusiak, Anthony Daley, Reid McMorris, Eric Plett and Evan Foster will join the Bisons for the 2014 CWUAA season. Of the seven recruits, fiveRead More

Raiders name Ridgeway as new head coach

Raiders name Ridgeway as new head coach

January 8, 2014 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

he V.I. Raiders are excited to announce the appointment of the second Head Coach in franchise history. Former Raider Brian Ridgeway has been chosen to lead the Raiders into the 2014 season as they try to defend their BCFC Championship and win a 4th Canadian Bowl. The 29 year old Ridgeway joinsRead More

New gridiron journey

New gridiron journey

December 8, 2013 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

BCFC’s most winningest coach opts to leave VI Raiders. Coach Snoop will be scripting a new gridiron chapter. This past Thursday, Matthew (Snoop) Blokker announced that he will not sign a new contract with the VI Raiders of the British Columbia Football Conference (BCFC) of the Canadian Junior Football LeagueRead More

Hastings lead Thunder to first Canadian Bowl championship  (VIDEO)

Hastings lead Thunder to first Canadian Bowl championship (VIDEO)

November 12, 2013 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

The Regina Thunder beat the Vancouver Island Raiders 55-26 in the 2013 Canadian Bowl, claiming their first National Championship since 1998 when they were known as the Rams. BOXSCORE The Thunder offense seemed to be able to move the ball at will, gaining 596 yards of total offense and scoringRead More

Fratmen’s season ends in Jostens Cup blowout

Fratmen’s season ends in Jostens Cup blowout

October 28, 2013 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

The Vancouver Island Raiders of the BCFC defeated the Windsor AKO Fratmen of the OFC 50-3 in the Jostens Cup – CJFL semifinal. The Raiders stuck first in their opening drive of the first quarter on a cold but dry game at Windsor Stadium. Ashton Galloway scored on a 21-yardRead More