Tyson Taylor

Makayla Hoey busts through the defense on her way to the hoop in action at the Island championships in Nanaimo. Hoey and the Ballenas Whalers advanced to provincials after finishing second.

Whalers senior girls to provincials

Hard work and defence driving Ballenas Secondary School team’s success on the court

Makayla Hoey busts through the defense on her way to the hoop in action at the Island championships in Nanaimo. Hoey and the Ballenas Whalers advanced to provincials after finishing second.

Eriksen back in Gecko Tour action in Spain

Qualicum Beach’s Brayden Eriksen is playing in his third Gecko Tour event since his return from the winter break.

Larry Stefanek

Whitecaps FC helping develop local soccer

Young players in the Parksville Qualicum Beach region benefit from Vancouver team’s efforts

Larry Stefanek

ORCAs running strong

The Oceanside Running Club (ORCA) continued their successful start to the 2016 Winter Series at the Cedar 12K.

Cyrus Kienas eyes up a target on Sunday morning at the 3D Harry Tutton Memorial Shoot at the Dorman Range in North Qualicum.

3D archery shoot

Cyrus Kienas eyes up a target on Sunday morning at the 3D Harry Tutton Memorial Shoot at the Dorman Range in North Qualicum.

Cyrus Kienas eyes up a target on Sunday morning at the 3D Harry Tutton Memorial Shoot at the Dorman Range in North Qualicum.
Sebastian Powsey takes it hard to the net as the Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals took on the Victoria Cougars at home on Saturday night. The Generals would lose to the Cougars 5-2.

Generals just miss wild card playoff spot

The local Save–On–Foods Oceanside Generals’ season has come to a close, after a hard-fought win over the Panthers.

Sebastian Powsey takes it hard to the net as the Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals took on the Victoria Cougars at home on Saturday night. The Generals would lose to the Cougars 5-2.
Aaron Paetkau goes up for a layup as the Ballenas Whalers took on the Carihi Tyees in action at the North Island tournament. The Whalers would go on to finish fourth

Whalers earn way to Island finals

Parksville high school basketball team finished fourth at the North Island tournament

Aaron Paetkau goes up for a layup as the Ballenas Whalers took on the Carihi Tyees in action at the North Island tournament. The Whalers would go on to finish fourth

Shantz and Noble teams look good in Richmond

The 2016 Tim Hortons B.C. Senior Curling Championships kicked off Tuesday, featuring two local teams.

Whalers hosting North Island championship

The Ballenas senior boys basketball team hopes to win on home court to advance to the Vancouver Island finals.

Ana Franco goes up for a layup as the Kwalikum Kondors took on the Timberline Wolves during action at the AA North Island tournament. The Kondors are in action tonight

Ballenas and Kwalikum battle for Isle title

Both the Whalers and Kwalikum will be in action at Wellington Secondary School for the AA senior girls Island tournament, starting Thursday.

Ana Franco goes up for a layup as the Kwalikum Kondors took on the Timberline Wolves during action at the AA North Island tournament. The Kondors are in action tonight
Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals goaltender Matt Henwood makes a stop in close on Will McNamara of the Nanaimo Buccaneers. The Generals beat the Buccaneers 4-2.

Generals have two regular season games left

The Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals earned a split last week, beating the Nanaimo Buccaneers and losing to the Campbell River Storm.

Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals goaltender Matt Henwood makes a stop in close on Will McNamara of the Nanaimo Buccaneers. The Generals beat the Buccaneers 4-2.
SHIELDING:  Andrew McLane

Shady v. Eagles

Andrew McLane, right, shields an attacker as the Shady Rest Eagles took on their counterparts from Nanaimo at Arbutus Meadows recently.

SHIELDING:  Andrew McLane
Makayla Hoey goes hard to the hoop in AA North Island Tournament action. The Ballenas Whalers claimed first place in the tournament

Whalers win North Island title

Both local high school basketball teams advance to Island championships this weekend

Makayla Hoey goes hard to the hoop in AA North Island Tournament action. The Ballenas Whalers claimed first place in the tournament
Felix Richter

Locals earn personal best times

Felix Richter and Steven Schan, both members of the Oceanside Track and Field Club, were in Seattle earlier this month.

Felix Richter

Top-ranked Whalers girls head to North Islands

The Ballenas Whalers senior girls basketball team look to continue their fine play heading into the North Island tournament today.

Captain Cam Nickerson celebrates his second goal of the game as the Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals took on the Nanaimo Buccaneers last Saturday night.

Gens still struggling at the bottom

Coach says Parksville team isn’t playing hard enough to show they want to win

Captain Cam Nickerson celebrates his second goal of the game as the Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals took on the Nanaimo Buccaneers last Saturday night.
Dave Perry (right) lets one go at the Qualicum Beach Lawn Bowling Club which will host the first ever women’s and men’s singles indoor tournament

Lawn bowling tournament

QBLBC hosting indoor Bowls B.C. men and women March 4-6

Dave Perry (right) lets one go at the Qualicum Beach Lawn Bowling Club which will host the first ever women’s and men’s singles indoor tournament
The U-18 Storm captured their league title

U18 Storm sailing to Island finals

Mid-Island team with four locals looking to top impressive season at championships

The U-18 Storm captured their league title

Qualicum Beach product in Beanpot tourney

Qualicum Beach’s Connor LaCouvee’s Boston University Terriers are back in the finals of the Beanpot tournament

Ballenas Whaler Andy Reynolds (in white) guards against Lucas Sposato of the Kwalikum Kondors in action earlier this season.

Ballenas Whalers gearing up for Wellington

Parksville senior boys high school basketball team hopes to level off their Jekyll and Hyde season

Ballenas Whaler Andy Reynolds (in white) guards against Lucas Sposato of the Kwalikum Kondors in action earlier this season.