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Whaler Courtney Anderson chips a shot over the outstretched wings of her Kondor counterparts during last weekend’s junior girls volleyball district playdowns. Both teams advanced to the North Islands in Courtenay Friday/Saturday.

Junior girls head to North Islands

Whalers and Kondors both earned spots in the regional championships this weekend

Whaler Courtney Anderson chips a shot over the outstretched wings of her Kondor counterparts during last weekend’s junior girls volleyball district playdowns. Both teams advanced to the North Islands in Courtenay Friday/Saturday.
Qualicum Beach MAYOR Teunis Westbroek calls 102-year-old Nelly Godwin “an inspiration.”

PGOSA members inspirational

Qualicum Beach mayor joins in the praise of local sports organization

Qualicum Beach MAYOR Teunis Westbroek calls 102-year-old Nelly Godwin “an inspiration.”
Alaskan forward Greg Johnson at work along the boards against the Clippers.

New Generals forward looks good on the ice

Power forward Greg Johnson may not have been on ice for a while, but one would never have guessed that watching him against the Clippers.

Alaskan forward Greg Johnson at work along the boards against the Clippers.

Open house with music and art

Practicum Music & Art in French Creek shows what it has available to art and music lovers in the community

Chase Gaudreault’s staked the Gens to a 1-0 lead against Nanaimo on Saturday.

Generals lose in 4-3 overtime thriller to Nanaimo

If push-backs were worth points, the Gens would have bagged more than one on Saturday.

Chase Gaudreault’s staked the Gens to a 1-0 lead against Nanaimo on Saturday.
Varsity pivot Garrin McDonnell and the rest of the Whalers take to the field for their final home game of the season on Saturday  against the Carson Graham Eagles.

Whalers clinch playoff spot

Ballenas' blue and white earn big 48-13 win over North Vancouver

Varsity pivot Garrin McDonnell and the rest of the Whalers take to the field for their final home game of the season on Saturday  against the Carson Graham Eagles.
‘Reverend’ Rae is using boxing as the pulpit for healthier lifestyles.

Genesis is boxing and a lot more

Back from an illness, Rick Rae is eager to keep the ‘club with a conscience’ active

‘Reverend’ Rae is using boxing as the pulpit for healthier lifestyles.
Hard charging Gens' captain Travis Flug leads the team by example and in scoring with seven goals and 12 assists for 19 points in 18 games.

Generals bring in two more new players

“Our D is done. We’re very happy with the depth of our defence, now we just have to bring a little bit more oomph up front.”

Hard charging Gens' captain Travis Flug leads the team by example and in scoring with seven goals and 12 assists for 19 points in 18 games.
Oceanside rookie Brodie Smith is stoned in close by the Braves goalie during Saturday's VIJHL game at Oceanside Place.

Generals still losing despite major changes

The Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals go back to the drawing board this week after a couple hard-fought VIJHL losses.

Oceanside rookie Brodie Smith is stoned in close by the Braves goalie during Saturday's VIJHL game at Oceanside Place.
The Buccaneers' Shamus Koughan crashes through the Titans' defence Sunday in field lacrosse action.

Outmatched Buccaneers learn a lot

Tier 2 Oceanside team lost two games to the Tier 1 Vic Field Titans over the weekend

The Buccaneers' Shamus Koughan crashes through the Titans' defence Sunday in field lacrosse action.
The RAC Breakers recently honored their own with their annual awards for Swimmers of the Year and Excellence awards.  Back Row (from left): Angus McGibbon Male 15&O Swimmer of the Year (SOTY) and the Robert Inns Excellence Award. Middle Row: Hannah Lorette 11-12 Girls SOTY

Breakers quick off the blocks

Mission accomplished for the RAC Breakers swim team with a great start to their 2013/14 season.

The RAC Breakers recently honored their own with their annual awards for Swimmers of the Year and Excellence awards.  Back Row (from left): Angus McGibbon Male 15&O Swimmer of the Year (SOTY) and the Robert Inns Excellence Award. Middle Row: Hannah Lorette 11-12 Girls SOTY
Five new recruits joined the Oceanside Generals last week.

Five new Generals

The Generals introduced two defenceman, two forwards and a goalie.

Five new recruits joined the Oceanside Generals last week.
Shifty new forward Wyatt Petryshen

Generals refreshed with reinforcements

Reinforcements have arrived, and the Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals were a better looking team on the weekend.

Shifty new forward Wyatt Petryshen
Kwalikum’s Blair Stewart breaks up a play during the Kondor’s foggy win over the Golden Eagles.

Kondors find the net through the fog

KSS team takes a big 6-2 win in QB while Ballenas loses close one to Dover

Kwalikum’s Blair Stewart breaks up a play during the Kondor’s foggy win over the Golden Eagles.
A Hornet stretches out but can’t catch the Whalers’ Scott Childs

Whalers sting Hornets

Parksville’s unranked Ballenas Whalers put together a convincing AA non-conference varsity football victory on home field Saturday.

A Hornet stretches out but can’t catch the Whalers’ Scott Childs
BSS striker Ian Whibley’s six goals in two games has the Whalers in the win column.

Boys soccer action

High school soccer is in full swing, and Oceanside’s boys teams are ramping up for the playoffs.

BSS striker Ian Whibley’s six goals in two games has the Whalers in the win column.
The Kondors Evan Stefanek heads the ball upfield during last weeks Sr. Boys derby.

Kondors dominate first derby

Whaler’s coach is former All-Canadian with experience in both local high schools

The Kondors Evan Stefanek heads the ball upfield during last weeks Sr. Boys derby.
Blueliner Colton Burt

Generals optimistic things are coming together

The Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals are back at work this week with two VIJHL games on tap

Blueliner Colton Burt
Kwalikum's  Luiz Lima knifes through the Wildcats' defence during Tuesday's AA Sr. Boys soccer win.

Kondors on a home-opener mission

Local soccer team starting off season with some great wins, even in the pouring rain

Kwalikum's  Luiz Lima knifes through the Wildcats' defence during Tuesday's AA Sr. Boys soccer win.
The arrival of fall marks the start of the indoor season at QBLBC.

Lawn bowl indoors

Outdoor season wrapping up for local lawn bowling clubs

The arrival of fall marks the start of the indoor season at QBLBC.