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Gus Thorne (L) and Donn Sherry (R) after an international victory over England
Gus Thorne (L) and Donn Sherry (R) after an international victory over England Denise Thorne

Nanaimo man vying for Blind World Lawn Bowling Championship in South Africa

By Dan Marshall
March 23, 2017 - 10:21am Updated: March 23, 2017 - 8:28pm

SOUTH AFRICA — Gus Thorne and his director Donn Sherry are representing Canada at the 2017 Blind Bowlers World Bowls Championships.

Thorne won the national championship last August in Delta to qualify for the worlds.

Team president David LeNeveu (R) sitting beside BCHL commissioner John Grisdale at last week's news conference.
Team president David LeNeveu (R) sitting beside BCHL commissioner John Grisdale at last week's news conference. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Clippers exploring multiple options to keep franchise in Nanaimo

By Dan Marshall
March 21, 2017 - 11:24am

NANAIMO — The Nanaimo Clippers are scrambling to find local ownership in a bid to save the franchise, with less than two weeks left on a deadline imposed by the club's current owners.

Clippers captain Spencer Hewson wins Most Popular Player at the 2016-17 awards banquet.
Clippers captain Spencer Hewson wins Most Popular Player at the 2016-17 awards banquet. Darcy Olsen

Clippers reflect on 2016-17 season at awards banquet

By Dan Marshall
March 16, 2017 - 9:28am Updated: March 16, 2017 - 11:46am

NANAIMO — The Nanaimo Clippers wrapped up the 2016-17 hockey season with their annual awards banquet Wednesday.

It was an opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments of the team and say some final goodbyes.

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