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Anup Kang won two PACWEST titles, and led VIU to two national tournaments in seven years
Anup Kang won two PACWEST titles, and led VIU to two national tournaments in seven years VIU Mariners

Coach Anup Kang departs after seven seasons with VIU womens soccer

By Dan Marshall
May 24, 2017 - 9:17am

NANAIMO — After seven successful seasons Anup Kang is stepping away from the VIU womens soccer program.
 
As head coach Kang led the Mariners to two PACWEST titles and a pair of trips to the CCAA Nationals. 

Aidan Goodfellow finishes T-6th at Future Links Pacific Championship
Aidan Goodfellow finishes T-6th at Future Links Pacific Championship golfcanada.ca

Parksville's Goodfellow has strong showing at Future Links Pacific Championship

By Dan Marshall
May 15, 2017 - 10:38am Updated: May 15, 2017 - 4:33pm

CHILLIWACK — A golfer from the mid-island had an impressive showing at the Future Links Pacific Championship over the weekend.
 
Aidan Goodfellow of Parksville finished in a tie for sixth place with a score of -5 for the tournament.
 

2016 WLA Rookie of the Year Ryan Lee
2016 WLA Rookie of the Year Ryan Lee File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo Timbermen sign three players including 2016 WLA Rookie of the Year

By Dan Marshall
May 9, 2017 - 12:12pm Updated: May 9, 2017 - 4:39pm

NANAIMO — The 2016 WLA Rookie of the Year is back with the Timbermen for the upcoming season.
 
Ryan Lee led the Tmen in scoring with 50 points and finished 10th in the league scoring derby.
 
Nanaimo coach Kaleb Toth called Lee an important piece of the puzzle.

Island Top Team celebrates after the CBJJF Provincial Championship on Satuday.
Island Top Team celebrates after the CBJJF Provincial Championship on Satuday. Rob Biernacki

Massive medal haul for Nanaimo's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club

By Dan Marshall
May 8, 2017 - 7:43pm Updated: May 9, 2017 - 11:01am

BURNABY — The instructor of Nanaimo's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program at Island Top Team said it was an "unreal weekend."

Rob Biernacki was referring to the CBJJF Provincial Championship held at BCIT on Saturday.

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