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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)
Parksville golfer Gavyn Knight putts on the Hole No. 2 during the final round of the B.C. Junior Boys Championship at Morningstar Golf Club on July 2. (Michael Briones Photo)
Parksville golfer Gavyn Knight putts on the Hole No. 2 during the final round of the B.C. Junior Boys Championship at Morningstar Golf Club on July 2. (Michael Briones Photo)
Anson McGorman had a solid outing for the Parksville Royals against the Mid-Island Pirates in a B.C. Premier Baseball League Canada Day game at Springwood Park. (Michael Briones photo)
Anson McGorman had a solid outing for the Parksville Royals against the Mid-Island Pirates in a B.C. Premier Baseball League Canada Day game at Springwood Park. (Michael Briones photo)
Brenden Jamieson signs a letter of commitment to play for the University of Indianapolis. (Submitted photo)
Brenden Jamieson signs a letter of commitment to play for the University of Indianapolis. (Submitted photo)
Parksville junior golfer Gavyn Knight will compete at 2021 B.C. Junior Golf Championships. (Michael Briones photo)

Parksville Qualicum Beach golfers set to tee it up at B.C. junior championships

Approximately 150 competitors to play at Morningstar Golf Club event

Parksville junior golfer Gavyn Knight will compete at 2021 B.C. Junior Golf Championships. (Michael Briones photo)
Parksville Royals pitcher Seth Gurr earned the win against the Mid-Island Pirates on June 16. (Michael Briones photo)
Parksville Royals pitcher Seth Gurr earned the win against the Mid-Island Pirates on June 16. (Michael Briones photo)
The Arrowsmith Cycling Club host races at the HammerFest trails, which they now want to become a sanctioned bike course. (PQB News file photo)
The Arrowsmith Cycling Club host races at the HammerFest trails, which they now want to become a sanctioned bike course. (PQB News file photo)
Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Former Vancouver Canuck stars Daniel and Henrik Sedin join club’s front office

Pair join Vancouver’s hockey operations department as special advisers to general manager Jim Benning

Former Vancouver Canucks players Henrik Sedin, left, and his twin brother Daniel Sedin, both of Sweden, walk onto the ice during a jersey retirement ceremony before an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Wednesday February 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Oceanside Minor Lacrosse Association will honour their many volunteers on June 26. (PQB News file photo)

Oceanside Minor Lacrosse to honour volunteers on June 26

Appreciation event set for Parksville Community Park

The Oceanside Minor Lacrosse Association will honour their many volunteers on June 26. (PQB News file photo)
One of the options considered for phase one of the Ravensong Aquatic Centre expansion project. (Town of Qualicum Beach illustration).
One of the options considered for phase one of the Ravensong Aquatic Centre expansion project. (Town of Qualicum Beach illustration).
Morningstar Golf Club in Parksville will host the 2021 B.C. Junior Golf Championships. (PQB News file photo)
Morningstar Golf Club in Parksville will host the 2021 B.C. Junior Golf Championships. (PQB News file photo)
Alycia Butterworth of Parksville finished second in the steeplechase at the Harry Jerome Track Classic just missing the Olympic qualifying time. (Sean W Burges/Mundo Sport Images).
Alycia Butterworth of Parksville finished second in the steeplechase at the Harry Jerome Track Classic just missing the Olympic qualifying time. (Sean W Burges/Mundo Sport Images).
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BCHL designates Chilliwack as sole host of 2021 Showcase event

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

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The Port Alberni Bombers of the VIJHL have hired Gaelan Patterson as their inaugural head coach and general manager. He will join the team in August 2021. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

VIJHL: Expansion Port Alberni Bombers hire coach and GM

Saskatchewan coach excited to join city’s new Jr. B hockey team

The Port Alberni Bombers of the VIJHL have hired Gaelan Patterson as their inaugural head coach and general manager. He will join the team in August 2021. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Parksville swimmer Nicholas Bennett has earned a chance to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. (Submitted photo)

UPDATE: Parksville swimmer earns spot on Canadian Paralympic team for Tokyo Games

Nicholas Bennett heads to Japan in August

  • Jun 4, 2021
Parksville swimmer Nicholas Bennett has earned a chance to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. (Submitted photo)
The Royal Victoria Marathon returns to an in-person race in October with half-marathon and 8K events. (Black Press Media file photo)

Royal Victoria Marathon returns with in-person racing this fall

41st annual event sees half marathon, 8K race scheduled for Oct. 10

The Royal Victoria Marathon returns to an in-person race in October with half-marathon and 8K events. (Black Press Media file photo)
Sophia Desvaux, left and Ellana Blades show off the huge haul of the Oceanside Track and Field during their bottle drive, May 16. (Submitted photo)
Sophia Desvaux, left and Ellana Blades show off the huge haul of the Oceanside Track and Field during their bottle drive, May 16. (Submitted photo)
Homegrown Tofino surfers Kalum Temple Bruhwiler and Mathea Olin with Surf Canada head coach Shannon Brown. (Submitted photo)
Homegrown Tofino surfers Kalum Temple Bruhwiler and Mathea Olin with Surf Canada head coach Shannon Brown. (Submitted photo)
Former Oceanside Generals standout Max Creighton is raising funds for Cystic Fibrosis Canada. (PQB News file photo)
Former Oceanside Generals standout Max Creighton is raising funds for Cystic Fibrosis Canada. (PQB News file photo)
The Oceanside Track and Field Club held a successful bottle drive May 16 at the Parksville Bottle and Recycling Depot to help raise funds for the Oceanside Community Track. (Michael Briones photo)
The Oceanside Track and Field Club held a successful bottle drive May 16 at the Parksville Bottle and Recycling Depot to help raise funds for the Oceanside Community Track. (Michael Briones photo)