Ballenas girls get season hoopla rolling

Junior and senior Whalers host two-day Kickstarter Tournament

Basketball season is here.

And to kick off the hoopla, the Ballenas Whalers junior and senior girls teams are hosting the Kickstart Basketball Tournament Friday and Saturday.

It is an opportunity for both Whalers teams to gauge how they stack up against other teams that they may face in the regular season.

According to junior girls coach Bryan Spray, who is helping organize the tournament, it is too early to say for sure how things will go for both teams this season.

The teams taking part in the tournament include Marc Isfeld, Nanaimo District, North Delta, Brentwood, Wellington and Oak Bay.

The Junior Whalers will open the tournament with their first game against Brentwood on Friday at the school gym at noon. This will be followed by the Senior Whalers taking on the Mark Isfeld Ice at 1:30 p.m.

The scheduled games:

Friday, Dec. 1

Juniors

12 p.m.: Ballenas vs Brentwood

3 p.m.: Ballenas vs Wellington

6 p.m.: Brentwood vs Wellington

Seniors

1:30 p.m.: Ballenas vs Mark Isfeld

4:30 p.m.: North Delta vs Nanaimo

7:30 p.m.: Ballenas vs North Delta

Saturday, Dec. 2

Juniors

11:30 a.m.: Wellington vs Oak Bay

2:30 p.m.: Oak Bay vs Brentwood

5:30 p.m.: Wellington vs Ballenas

Senior

10 a.m.: Nanaimo vs Mark Isfeld

1 p.m.: Mark Isfeld vs North Delta

4 p.m.: Nanaimo vs Ballenas

Just Posted

CRIME: Thefts of vehicles, TVs, $300 in meat in Parksville QB area

Pair of prawn traps also stolen from Nanoose Bay

Qualicum Beach gaming company awarded virtual reality game of the year

Cloudhead Games lauded as it teases new project with ‘industry giant’

Parksville martial arts student earns first international gold

Training pays off for Cascadia Martial Arts pupil Gucela

Single-use retail plastic bags to be banned in Parksville March 1

Over the next few months, the city will undertake public education outreach

Retail pot business interest in Parksville

City gets two referrals for licences; QB expected to have first cannabis store soon

Tommy Chong says cannabis legalization makes him proud to be a Canadian

Legendary marijuana advocate and comedian celebrates cultural milestone at Kelowna event

B.C. passenger caught smoking weed in a car issued $230 fine

Saanich police did a field sobriety test on the driver and deemed it safe for him to drive

Payette invites critics to ‘come and spend a few days’ with her

Governor General Julie Payette made her first official to B.C. back in March

More pot stores expected in B.C. in coming ‘weeks and months’: attorney general

Attorney General David Eby and Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth visited the new BC Cannabis Store in the province’s Interior

Telus launches charitable foundation to help vulnerable youth

The Telus Friendly Future Foundation complements other social initiatives by the company, including Mobility for Good

Police say suspicious death of B.C. artist ruled a homicide

Patrick Zube Aylward’s body was found in a residence on a rural road outside of Seton Portage, west of Lillooet, B.C.

Temporary roads being built in areas affected by landslide in northern B.C.

Emergency Management BC news release says Disaster Financial Assistance is available to eligible residents of the Peace River Regional District who may have been affected by the landslides

B.C. tickets win big in Lotto Max draw

Jackpot carried over; B.C. tickets share Max Millions prizes

Most Read