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Nanoose Bay athlete Michael Mason did not reach the finals in the men’s high jump at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Submitted photo)

Former Ballenas Secondary athletes compete for Canada at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Langerfeld just misses podium, finals elude Mason and Butterworth still to compete

Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.

Ultra Marathon running: the highs, the lows, the pain

Kootenay man describes what motivates someone to run 108 km in one shot

Parksville’s Trevor Hirschfield will co-captain the Canadian wheelchair rugby team at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville’s Hirschfield a Canadian wheelchair rugby co-captain at 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

Athlete previously represented country in Beijing, London and Rio de Janeiro

BC Games logo. (File photo)

Quesnel to host 2024 BC Winter Games

The announcement was made during zoom confrence call on July 28 with local and provincial

BC Games logo. (File photo)
Ex-CFL coach and player Chuck McMann has died at age 70. (Submitted photo)

Former CFL player, Grey Cup champion Chuck McMann of Qualicum Beach dies at age 70

‘He was a wonderful father and grandfather, as well as a great friend and neighbour’

Ex-CFL coach and player Chuck McMann has died at age 70. (Submitted photo)
Nanoose Bay golfer Shelly Stouffer rallied to win her second B.C. Senior Women’s Golf Championship. (PQB News file photo)

Nanoose Bay golfer Shelly Stouffer captures 2nd straight B.C. senior women’s crown

Birdie on first playoff hole against Jackie Little clinched title

Nanoose Bay golfer Shelly Stouffer rallied to win her second B.C. Senior Women’s Golf Championship. (PQB News file photo)
The David Wallace Memorial Scholarship, worth $1,000, was presented to Parksville Royals players Trevor Nicoll, left, and Cody Jackson by David Wallace’s daughter Kim, wife Judy and son Chris at Springwood Park diamond on July 24. (Submitted photo)
The David Wallace Memorial Scholarship, worth $1,000, was presented to Parksville Royals players Trevor Nicoll, left, and Cody Jackson by David Wallace’s daughter Kim, wife Judy and son Chris at Springwood Park diamond on July 24. (Submitted photo)
The Oceanside Generals visit the Comox Valley Glacier Kings on Sept. 11 to open their VIJHL season. (PQB News file photo)
The Oceanside Generals visit the Comox Valley Glacier Kings on Sept. 11 to open their VIJHL season. (PQB News file photo)
Oceanside Running Club Association plans to hold the popular Mother’s Day 10K and 5K Walk-Run event next May. (PQB News file photo)
Oceanside Running Club Association plans to hold the popular Mother’s Day 10K and 5K Walk-Run event next May. (PQB News file photo)
The Cross On The Commons cyclocross race is temporary slated to take place in October in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
The Cross On The Commons cyclocross race is temporary slated to take place in October in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
Gavyn Knight played well at the 119th B.C. Amateur men’s golf championship held at Stoney Creek Golf Club in Campbell River. (Michael Briones photo)

Parksville’s Gavyn Knight a solid 3rd at 119th B.C. Amateur men’s golf championship

Morningstar golfer coming off B.C. junior title win on home course

Gavyn Knight played well at the 119th B.C. Amateur men’s golf championship held at Stoney Creek Golf Club in Campbell River. (Michael Briones photo)
Diane Cruickshank, Mary Card and Barry Knowles won the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club’s Mixed Triples Tournament. (Submitted photo)

COVID-19: Parksville Lawn Bowling Club stages 1st post-restrictions tourney

Cruickshank trio tops triples tournament

  • Jul 21, 2021
Diane Cruickshank, Mary Card and Barry Knowles won the Parksville Lawn Bowling Club’s Mixed Triples Tournament. (Submitted photo)
The Morningstar Golf Club has turned things around since going into receivership in 2018 and successfully staged its first major tournament, the B.C. Junior Golf Championships ,with member Gavyn Knight clinching the crown in June. (Michael Briones photo)

Former ownership group buys back Morningstar Golf Club in Parksville

Club on the upswing since going into receivership in 2018

The Morningstar Golf Club has turned things around since going into receivership in 2018 and successfully staged its first major tournament, the B.C. Junior Golf Championships ,with member Gavyn Knight clinching the crown in June. (Michael Briones photo)
The Challenge Cup that pits the ladies versus the men in over-65 action takes place at the Parksville Community Park diamond on July 28.
The Challenge Cup that pits the ladies versus the men in over-65 action takes place at the Parksville Community Park diamond on July 28.
The Arrowsmith Cycling Club wants more young people to take up biking. (PQB News file photo)

Bikes for All project seeks $26K to promote cycling for youth in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Funding sought for purchase of mountain bikes to donate to school programs

The Arrowsmith Cycling Club wants more young people to take up biking. (PQB News file photo)
Aidan Cook will man the blueline for the Oceanside Generals this coming season. (Submitted photo)

VIJHL: Oceanside Generals add d-man Cook for 2021-22 campaign

Junior hockey team also looking for billet families

Aidan Cook will man the blueline for the Oceanside Generals this coming season. (Submitted photo)
The Arrowsmith Tennis Club is hosting events again for 2021. (Michael Briones photo)
The Arrowsmith Tennis Club is hosting events again for 2021. (Michael Briones photo)
‘Option 00’ is one of two options being considered for the next phase of the Ravensong Aquatic Centre expansion plans. (RDN illustration)
‘Option 00’ is one of two options being considered for the next phase of the Ravensong Aquatic Centre expansion plans. (RDN illustration)
The Central Vancouver Island Rage U12 celebrate after winning the U12C Regional Softball Tournament held in Sooke July 9 to July 11. (Submitted photo)
The Central Vancouver Island Rage U12 celebrate after winning the U12C Regional Softball Tournament held in Sooke July 9 to July 11. (Submitted photo)
The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.

With logo reveal complete, Abbotsford Canucks GM Ryan Johnson turns attention to hockey

Johnson said it’s been a busy summer relocating from New York, but he’s ready to build the roster

The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.