High School Sports

Ballenas Whalers players go hard during spring training. (Michael Briones photo)

Ballenas Whalers draw 40 players to spring football training sessions

Coach Jeremy Conn hopes for return to game action in the fall

 

Ballenas Whalers football considers spring training as a vital tool their success. (PQB News file photo)

Ballenas Whalers football players get in off-season workouts

Coach Smith says training key to high school team’s success

 

Jack Giroux, right, is disappointed not to play football in his last year in high school at Parksville’s Ballenas Secondary. (PQB News file photo)

Ballenas Whalers football players missing out on final season of high school career

Parksville pair hope to play the game at another level in the future

 

Ballenas Whalers football coach Dan Smith visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: A chat with UBC football legend and Ballenas Whalers head coach Dan Smith

Podcast: Talk includes today’s quarterbacks, methods of coaching, Warren Moon and more

Ballenas Whalers football coach Dan Smith visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
Some of the characters in the League of Legends video game. (Photo: na.leagueoflegends.com)

E-sports trial at B.C. high schools to start with ‘League of Legends’ team game

For fall launch, Vancouver’s GameSeta company partners with BC School Sports

Some of the characters in the League of Legends video game. (Photo: na.leagueoflegends.com)
VIU Mariners coach Larry Stefanek. (Black Press File Photo)

Parksville soccer coach Stefanek earns special national certification

VIU Mariners head coach one of 30 in Canada to complete program

VIU Mariners coach Larry Stefanek. (Black Press File Photo)
Lord Tweedsmuir football players swarm a lone W.J. Mouat Hawk Nov. 8, 2019 at Cloverdale Athletic Park. High school athletes still don’t know whether they will be playing sports this fall or not. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Future still uncertain for B.C. high school sports this fall

B.C. School Sports working on detailed return-to-sport plan

Lord Tweedsmuir football players swarm a lone W.J. Mouat Hawk Nov. 8, 2019 at Cloverdale Athletic Park. High school athletes still don’t know whether they will be playing sports this fall or not. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Spencer Bradbury of Ballenas Secondary has drawn interest from Canadian and American Universities. (File Photo)
Spencer Bradbury of Ballenas Secondary has drawn interest from Canadian and American Universities. (File Photo)
The Kwalikum Secondary international students Cristina Cervillam, left, and Lucia Puche, who are from Spain are enjoying playing for the Kondors senior girls basketball team. (Michael Briones phto)

Spanish basketball players enjoy hoop life at Kwalikum Secondary

International students use sports to overcome stress, boredom while far from home

The Kwalikum Secondary international students Cristina Cervillam, left, and Lucia Puche, who are from Spain are enjoying playing for the Kondors senior girls basketball team. (Michael Briones phto)
The School District 69 (Qualicum) board supports an eight-lane competitive track for the Ballenas track upgrade project. (File photo)

Qualicum school district board reiterates support for 8-lane track at Ballenas Secondary

Officials pen another letter to Regional District of Nanaimo to clarify position

The School District 69 (Qualicum) board supports an eight-lane competitive track for the Ballenas track upgrade project. (File photo)
Ballenas Whalers senior varsity quarterback Ben Chomolok receives the Most Valuable Player award from head coach Dan Smith. (Beth Robinson photo)
Ballenas Whalers senior varsity quarterback Ben Chomolok receives the Most Valuable Player award from head coach Dan Smith. (Beth Robinson photo)