VIU Mariners rock the boat

Vancouver Island University’s sports teams have high hopes for their coming season and they want to share all the big games with their fans.

VIU Nation members Kyle Anderson and Amanda McKichan and the Mariners mascots give all the M's teams a cheer at a rally last fall.

VIU Nation members Kyle Anderson and Amanda McKichan and the Mariners mascots give all the M's teams a cheer at a rally last fall.

Vancouver Island University’s sports teams have high hopes for their coming season and they want to share all the big games with their fans.

The athletics department is holding a Rock the Boat rally on Wednesday (Sept. 14) from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Vancouver Island University gymnasium. The Mariners promise “crazy activities” and information on being a part of the VIU Nation sports boosters.

In other Mariner news, the athletics department is looking to hire students for game-day duties for the coming seasons. The M’s are looking for people to play the part of mascots Blue Thunder and the VIU sturgeon. Scorekeepers, statisticians and video camera operators are also being sought. Call 250-753-3245, ext. 6407 for more information.