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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.
BC Grassroots Rugby coach Gavin Purewal leads young rugby players in a drill at the Black Sheep Rugby Club on Monday, July 12. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Grassroots rugby for kids coming to Port Alberni this summer

Camps will be hosted at the Port Alberni Black Sheep Rugby Club’s pitch

BC Grassroots Rugby coach Gavin Purewal leads young rugby players in a drill at the Black Sheep Rugby Club on Monday, July 12. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Mary Ann Arsenault will be one of the instructors of the Academy of Curling, coming to the Parskville Curling Club this September. (Michael Briones photo)

Some of Canada’s top curlers bringing on-ice talents to Parksville

Russ Howard, Mary-Anne Arsenault among Academy of Curling stars visiting in September

Mary Ann Arsenault will be one of the instructors of the Academy of Curling, coming to the Parskville Curling Club this September. (Michael Briones photo)
Susette Cote of the Parksville Oceanside Pickleball Society gets ready to smash the ball during a game at the lacrosse box at the Parksville Community Park on July 1. (Michael Briones photo)
Susette Cote of the Parksville Oceanside Pickleball Society gets ready to smash the ball during a game at the lacrosse box at the Parksville Community Park on July 1. (Michael Briones photo)
Parksville pitcher Seth Gurr struck out 11 to earn a 7-2 win over the Whalley Chiefs on July 10. (Michael Briones photo)

Parksville Royals split 2 double dips in BCPBL action

Royals sit in fifth place in league standings

Parksville pitcher Seth Gurr struck out 11 to earn a 7-2 win over the Whalley Chiefs on July 10. (Michael Briones photo)
Bill Flower visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (PQB News file photo)

PQBeat: How Vancouver Island golfers can beat the heat

Podcast: Instructor Bill Flower shares thoughts on pandemic, area courses and more

  • Jul 12, 2021
Bill Flower visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (PQB News file photo)
Alycia Butterworth, right, and her training partner Regan Yee had a close race at the Harry Jerome Classic where she finished second and was 1.7 second shy of the Olympic qualifying time. (Mark Janzen photo)

Parksville athlete Butterworth thrilled to be headed to Tokyo Olympics

Consistent results earn former Ballenas standout a spot on Canadian team

Alycia Butterworth, right, and her training partner Regan Yee had a close race at the Harry Jerome Classic where she finished second and was 1.7 second shy of the Olympic qualifying time. (Mark Janzen photo)
High jumper Michael Mason of Nanoose Bay will make his fourth Olympic appearance when he competes at the 2020 Tokyo Games. (Submitted photo)
High jumper Michael Mason of Nanoose Bay will make his fourth Olympic appearance when he competes at the 2020 Tokyo Games. (Submitted photo)