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The Buccaneers (11-1) have been tearing up the VIJHL this season.
The Buccaneers (11-1) have been tearing up the VIJHL this season. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Bucs winning streak hits 10 games after hammering Glacier Kings

By Ian Holmes
October 19, 2017 - 11:03pm Updated: October 19, 2017 - 11:46pm

NANAIMO — There doesn't seem to be any brakes on the Buccaneers' train.

The harbour city's Junior B hockey team registered its franchise-best tenth straight win after dismantling the Comox Valley Glacier Kings 6-0 Thursday night at the Nanaimo Ice Centre.

The VIU Mariners men's volleyball team is 1-1 to start the season after splitting their open matches against Camosun
The VIU Mariners men's volleyball team is 1-1 to start the season after splitting their open matches against Camosun Northfield Photography

VIU men's volleyball season underway with sights set on a championship

By Dan Marshall
October 17, 2017 - 10:27pm

NANAIMO — The two teams that represented the PACWEST at the last CCAA men's volleyball nationals went head to head to open the current season.
 
The VIU Mariners and Camosun Chargers split their opening weekend matches down in Victoria.
 

Mathieu Jallabert and the rest of the Buccaneers have been a forced to be reckoned with early this season.
Mathieu Jallabert and the rest of the Buccaneers have been a forced to be reckoned with early this season. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Jallabert snipes five as sizzling Buccaneers claw Panthers 7-1

By Ian Holmes
October 13, 2017 - 9:42am

NANAIMO — It was a night Nanaimo Buccaneers forward Mathieu Jallabert won't forget for a long time.

He scored a franchise-record five goals as the Bucs manhandled the visiting Peninsula Panthers 7-1 at the Pirate Ship Thursday night.

Wyatt Brook was named a PACWEST men's golf All-Star after shooting the lowest score at two of four tournaments
Wyatt Brook was named a PACWEST men's golf All-Star after shooting the lowest score at two of four tournaments Northfield Photography

Mariners golfer Wyatt Brook named PACWEST All-Star, earns trip to nationals

By Dan Marshall
October 10, 2017 - 5:58pm

NANAIMO — Wyatt Brook of the Vancouver Island University golf team has been named a PACWEST All-Star.
 
The 18-year-old had a standout season with first place finishes in two of the four PACWEST tournaments.
 

WEEKEND SCOREBOARD

By Kyle Ireland
October 8, 2017 - 6:50am

NANAIMO — In the BCHL, the Nanaimo Clippers dropped a 3-2 contest to Victoria Saturday night at Frank Crane Arena. Tristan Crozier scored both goals for the Clippers. The Clippers are on the road next weekend for three games starting with a stop in Vernon on Friday.

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