Local Sports

Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Sardis Drumline gets season-long gig at Vancouver Canucks games

Small groups from Sardis secondary school will perform at 41 National Hockey League matches

An Errington resident wants a feasibility study done regarding the potential of establishing a multi-sport athletic surface in the community. (PQB News file photo)
An Errington resident wants a feasibility study done regarding the potential of establishing a multi-sport athletic surface in the community. (PQB News file photo)
The Oceanside Generals and Campbell River Storm VIJHL game last Saturday (Oct. 16) was postponed due to a power outage at Oceanside Place. (Rohan O’Doherty photo)
The Oceanside Generals and Campbell River Storm VIJHL game last Saturday (Oct. 16) was postponed due to a power outage at Oceanside Place. (Rohan O’Doherty photo)
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2021 BCHL Showcase runs Wednesday to Sunday in Chilliwack

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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The Oceanside Minor Hockey Association has female players playing at the AAA and AA levels. (Submitted photo)

Oceanside Minor Hockey Association celebrates World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend

Parksville Qualicum Beach players excel at variety of levels

The Oceanside Minor Hockey Association has female players playing at the AAA and AA levels. (Submitted photo)
The Vancouver Island Society for Adaptive Snowsports is getting ready for the 2021-22 season. (Submitted photo)
The Vancouver Island Society for Adaptive Snowsports is getting ready for the 2021-22 season. (Submitted photo)
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31 BCHL alums on NHL rosters as pro season starts

The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche lead the way with three BCHLers on their rosters

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Former Oceanside Generals forward Cage Newans, who also played for the Victoria Royals in the WHL, signed with the with the Humboldt Broncos in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. (PQB News file photo)
Former Oceanside Generals forward Cage Newans, who also played for the Victoria Royals in the WHL, signed with the with the Humboldt Broncos in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Curling Club’s Team Penny Shantz that include third Tina Chestnut, second Nicole Guizzo and lead Nancy Betteridge show off the gold medals they won at the B.C. Curling Club Championships in Quesnel. (Submitted photo)

Parksville curling quartet wins gold at B.C. club championships

Team Shantz to compete at the Canadian championships in Ottawa

The Parksville Curling Club’s Team Penny Shantz that include third Tina Chestnut, second Nicole Guizzo and lead Nancy Betteridge show off the gold medals they won at the B.C. Curling Club Championships in Quesnel. (Submitted photo)
Ballenas Whalers player Ryker Sansbury shoves a chasing John Barsby Bulldogs defender as he rushes toward the end zone. (Michael Briones photo)
Ballenas Whalers player Ryker Sansbury shoves a chasing John Barsby Bulldogs defender as he rushes toward the end zone. (Michael Briones photo)
Ballenas Whalers linebacker Enzo Agostini tackles a West Vancouver Highlanders player, leading to a safety during their BC High School Football game on Oct. 1. (Michael Briones photo)
Ballenas Whalers linebacker Enzo Agostini tackles a West Vancouver Highlanders player, leading to a safety during their BC High School Football game on Oct. 1. (Michael Briones photo)
The junior curling program at the Parksville Curling Club runs Mondays (3:45 to 5:15) and is for youngsters aged 10 to 18. Brooms, shoes and instruction are supplied. (Submitted photo)

Canadian Olympic gold medallist to run Parksville junior curling program

Penny Shantz eager to share her passion for the game

The junior curling program at the Parksville Curling Club runs Mondays (3:45 to 5:15) and is for youngsters aged 10 to 18. Brooms, shoes and instruction are supplied. (Submitted photo)
Dylan McCormick, centre, and the Oceanside Generals host the Nanaimo Buccaneers Oct. 2 at Oceanside Place. (Michael Briones photo)
Dylan McCormick, centre, and the Oceanside Generals host the Nanaimo Buccaneers Oct. 2 at Oceanside Place. (Michael Briones photo)
The Ravensong Waterdancers Synchronized Swimming Club is holding a ‘see it, try it’ event on Oct. 5. (Submitted photo)
The Ravensong Waterdancers Synchronized Swimming Club is holding a ‘see it, try it’ event on Oct. 5. (Submitted photo)
Shea Bruhwiler, 13, bested a field of 40 athletes to claim the top spot in the Open Men’s.

Canadian surf champions crowned at Cox Bay in Tofino

Titles awarded in men’s / women’s Pro, Open, U18, U16 and Longboard

Shea Bruhwiler, 13, bested a field of 40 athletes to claim the top spot in the Open Men’s.
Fundraising efforts to upgrade the Ballenas Secondary track have gained momentum. (PQB News file photo)
Fundraising efforts to upgrade the Ballenas Secondary track have gained momentum. (PQB News file photo)
Walking soccer has become a popular senior recreational activity. (Michael Briones photo)

B.C. walking soccer tournament set for Oct. 23 in Nanoose Bay

‘It’s the fastest-growing senior sports activity in the world’

Walking soccer has become a popular senior recreational activity. (Michael Briones photo)
Ballenas Whalers defenders chase down a Langley Saints player during their conference game at Ballenas field on Friday, Sept. 25. (Michael Briones photo)
Ballenas Whalers defenders chase down a Langley Saints player during their conference game at Ballenas field on Friday, Sept. 25. (Michael Briones photo)