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Marilyn Sullivan announces the three recipients of the 2017 athlete assistance awards
Marilyn Sullivan announces the three recipients of the 2017 athlete assistance awards

Nanaimo Sport Achievement Awards gives out $5,000 through athlete assistance program

By Dan Marshall
June 1, 2017 - 11:26am

NANAIMO — Three local athletes received a large financial boost this week.
 
Boxer Ivy Richardson, BMX rider Allison Churko, and gymnast Adin Brenner were given funding from the Nanaimo Sport Achievement Awards.
 

Matt Irwin showing off hardware from a Clippers end of season awards banquet
Matt Irwin showing off hardware from a Clippers end of season awards banquet nanaimoclippers.com

Ex Clipper Irwin in the Stanley Cup Final, but Nanaimo's junior coach also has connections

By Dan Marshall
May 29, 2017 - 12:39pm

NANAIMO — The Stanley Cup Final featuring the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville predators has some local connections.
 
The biggest is obviously former Clipper Matt Irwin who has been a fixture on the Predators blueline during the post season.
 

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