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The Oceanside Generals scored 10 goals against the Comox Valley Glacier Kings at Oceanside Place on Friday (Oct. 22). (Michael Briones photo)

Generals rack up pair of wins and 18 goals in VIJHL scoring spree

Oceanside bested top two teams in Northern Division

Alex Parker gets some air time as he sails over a wave. (Michael Briones photo)

Windsurfers savour stormy conditions and hit the waves in French Creek

Columbia Beach a popular spot for fans of the sport

BCHL

BCHL all-star festivities to include Top Prospects Game

All-star events will be held Jan. 14 in Penticton, with NHL and college scouts in attendance

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

Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)
Ballenas Whalers lineback Cole Chislett gets ready to stop a Robert Bateman rusher. (Michael Briones photo)
Ballenas Whalers lineback Cole Chislett gets ready to stop a Robert Bateman rusher. (Michael Briones photo)
Members of Cascadia Martial Arts Parksville had great results in their in-person competition at the Korean Consul Cup held at the Richmond Olympic Oval on Oct. 16. (Submitted photo)
Members of Cascadia Martial Arts Parksville had great results in their in-person competition at the Korean Consul Cup held at the Richmond Olympic Oval on Oct. 16. (Submitted 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)
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)
BCHL

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

BCHL
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)
BCHL

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.