IN THE NEWS
Jess Reynolds (age 14) of Seal Bay BC on her way to winning her category in the Crit and the gold medal in the GC at the Mutual of Enumclaw Stage Race, in Enumclaw Washington.
Photo credit: Amara Edwards of Wheels in Focus
VIU Mariners guard Brandon Jones, left, was named the MVP at the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association men's basketball championships in Montreal.
By: Josh Aldrich, Nanaimo Daily News
Published: Sunday, March 17, 2013
The Vancouver Island University Mariners ended a 19-year title drought on Saturday, beating the Holland Hurricanes 77-70 in the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association men's basketball championship final at John Abbott College in Montreal.
Christmas came early for the PacificSport office last week when the VIU tech support team arrived with five new computers for all the staff on March 14th.
The purchase was made possible through a grant from the Nanaimo Community Foundation.
Nanoose Bay high jumper Mike Mason leaped all the way back to the Olympics last summer, and Sport B.C. is recognizing the achievement.
The 2013 season is only a few weeks old but Nanoose Bay, B.C.'s Michelle Stilwell has already resumed her assault on the record books. Today in Australia's Summer Down Under Series Michelle improved her world record mark in the T52 classification wheelchair 200-metres to 33.19 seconds.
Twenty members of the Cowichan Valley Wrestling Club attended the Western age-group wrestling championships in Kamloops and 11 won medals by finishing in the top three.
Six U-16 and three U-14 Mt. Washington Race Club members competed in two days of racing at Whistler on Dec. 22-23.
photo by: Kevin Light
Qualicum Beach’s Kai Langerfeld — above powering his way over the finish line at Elk Lake to capture the Canadian title in Mens Single — and his National Team teammates are in South Korea for the World Rowing Championships which got underway Thursday.
Photo courtesy National Team Development Centre
Andrea Lee of Black Creek made the national U23 cross country ski team after clocking the fastest time at the world trials. She’s currently going to school and training in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
By Don Bodger - Cowichan News Leader Pictorial
Published: January 08, 2013 1:00 PM
Updated: January 08, 2013 11:12 PM
Two highly-motivated girls who’ve shared similar paths and compete in sports that don’t always receive a lot of attention are the co-winners of the Cowichan News Leader Pictorial’s Cowichan Valley Youth Athlete of the Year Award.
Wrestler Maegan Kuruvita and triathlete Maya Munzar were announced as the award recipients during a luncheon Sunday at Shawnigan Lake School, honouring the top 20 of 2012.
Story by: Josh Aldrich, Daily News
Published: Tuesday, January 08, 2013
The cliché about games and inches is as tired as they come, and it is one Nanaimo's Kalia Van Osch rink would rather not have had to experience this weekend in the final of the Tim Hortons Junior Women's Provincial Championship.
LOCAL JUNIOR CYCLIST Andrew Grant is seen here in action at the 2012 Nationals.