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VIU Mariner Victoria Ross finished 6th at the first PACWEST golf tournament of the season in Kelowna.
VIU Mariner Victoria Ross finished 6th at the first PACWEST golf tournament of the season in Kelowna. Greystoke Photo

VIU Mariners golf team gains valuable experience in first PACWEST tournament

By Dan Marshall
September 18, 2017 - 10:12pm

KELOWNA — The first PACWEST golf tournament of the season saw the VIU Mariners finish in the middle of the pack.

VIU finished in a tie for fourth place with a team total of 606 at the two day event at the Okanagan Golf and Country Club.

Lantzville's Dylan Ferguson backstops the Vegas Golden Knights to a 9-4 preseaon win over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday
Lantzville's Dylan Ferguson backstops the Vegas Golden Knights to a 9-4 preseaon win over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday NHL

NMHA president hopes NHL dreams of Ferguson, Bajkov, and Coghlan inspire young players

By Dan Marshall
September 18, 2017 - 11:10am

NANAIMO — If you want to see the strength of the local minor hockey system the best place to go might be Las Vegas.
 
Three Nanaimo Minor Hockey grads skated as prospects with the Vegas Golden Knights last week.
 

Bucs' goaltender Derek Krall holding the team sword after leading Nanaimo to a 2-1 win over the visiting Campbell River Storm.
Bucs' goaltender Derek Krall holding the team sword after leading Nanaimo to a 2-1 win over the visiting Campbell River Storm. Ian Holmes/NanaimoNewsNOW

Nanaimo Buccaneers electrocute Campbell River Storm 2-1

By Ian Holmes
September 14, 2017 - 10:33pm

NANAIMO — Six days removed from a blowout loss in Campbell River, the Buccaneers (3-1) grinded out a 2-1 victory over their North Division rivals Thursday night at the Nanaimo Ice Centre.

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