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Action from Nanaimo's final regular season game, a 7-5 win over Coquitlam.  The Senior B Timbermen finished first in the WCSLA with a 15-3 record.
Action from Nanaimo's final regular season game, a 7-5 win over Coquitlam. The Senior B Timbermen finished first in the WCSLA with a 15-3 record. Frank Dubenski

WCSLA Timbermen finish first - next up playoffs and Presidents Cup

By Dan Marshall
July 18, 2018 - 10:34am

NANAIMO — Step one is complete for the Senior B Timbermen lacrosse team - win the WCSLA regular season title.
 
With a 15-3 record the Tmen were the class of the league as they gear up to host the Presidents Cup Senior B championship in late August.
 

The VI Raiders have hit the ground running with their practice sessions ahead of the BCFC season opener August 5 in Chilliwack
The VI Raiders have hit the ground running with their practice sessions ahead of the BCFC season opener August 5 in Chilliwack

Raiders start practice sessions for 2018 season

By Dan Marshall
July 12, 2018 - 4:34pm

NANAIMO — It has begun.

The VI Raiders quest to repeat as Cullen Cup champions started this week with practices at Comox Field.

There won't be a main camp this year with coach Doug Hocking stating the rationale is keeping his players from coming out of main camp 'beat up'.

The Nanaimo Invitation Meet featured 440 competitors, including 175 from Nanaimo
The Nanaimo Invitation Meet featured 440 competitors, including 175 from Nanaimo

52 years and still going strong for Nanaimo Invitational Swim Meet

By Dan Marshall
July 5, 2018 - 12:48pm Updated: July 5, 2018 - 5:11pm

NANAIMO – A tradition that's been going on for more than a half century continued over the long weekend.

The 52ndNanaimo Invitational Meet was put on by the Nanaimo White Rapids Swim Club at the Kin Pool.

Damaris and Peter Brix won the 4.5 Mixed Doubles at the Nanaimo Pickleball Club tournament on Sunday
Damaris and Peter Brix won the 4.5 Mixed Doubles at the Nanaimo Pickleball Club tournament on Sunday Dan Marshall

Oliver Woods tournament a massive event for Nanaimo Pickleball Club

By Dan Marshall
June 28, 2018 - 10:36am Updated: June 28, 2018 - 6:20pm

NANAIMO — A full parking lot at Oliver Woods Community Centre is usually a sign that there's an election or community meeting going on.

But this past weekend the lot was full for the Nanaimo Pickleball Club's biggest event of the year.

The Vancouver Island Championship Series came to the Wastelands on Fathers Day weekend
The Vancouver Island Championship Series came to the Wastelands on Fathers Day weekend

Nanaimo Wastelands transform into village for motocross racing

By Dan Marshall
June 21, 2018 - 10:15am Updated: June 21, 2018 - 11:32am

NANAIMO – The Wastelands Motocross track resembled a small village last weekend for the seventh round in the Vancouver Island Championship series.

The grounds were full of campers, trailers, and bikes with a steady stream of racers taking to the track.

Olivia Lundman finished second in the 1500m race walk, and third in pole vault in her age group at the BC High School Track and Field Championships
Olivia Lundman finished second in the 1500m race walk, and third in pole vault in her age group at the BC High School Track and Field Championships Cristi Lundman

Nanaimo's Lundman and Heisterman boast impressive track and field results

By Dan Marshall
June 14, 2018 - 10:43am Updated: June 15, 2018 - 6:15am

NANAIMO — The final weekend of May and the first Saturday and Sunday of June featured important track meets for Nanaimo Track and Field Club athletes.
 

Ethan Scardina (L), Nicholas Wilson (C), and Jonathan Stein (R) have been acquired by the Nanaimo Clippers in a trade with Cowichan Valley
Ethan Scardina (L), Nicholas Wilson (C), and Jonathan Stein (R) have been acquired by the Nanaimo Clippers in a trade with Cowichan Valley BCHL

Clippers and Capitals make massive six player BCHL trade

By Dan Marshall
June 1, 2018 - 10:38am

NANAIMO — You have to go back to the summer of 2011 for the last time the Nanaimo Clippers made a blockbuster deal.
 
Back then the Fitzgerald triplets and Jesse Ursic left Nanaimo for Prince George in exchange for Trevor Fitzgerald, Josh Bryan, and Scott Milnthorp.
 

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