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Mike Mason recorded the fourth best high jump of 2018 with a 2.32m result in Victoria in May
Mike Mason recorded the fourth best high jump of 2018 with a 2.32m result in Victoria in May Athletics Canada (facebook)

Nanoose Bay's Mike Mason among world's best with 2.32m high jump

By Dan Marshall
May 24, 2018 - 11:42am

NANAIMO – Mike Mason has been one of the world's elite high jumpers for many years but in 2018 he's been at the top of his game.

The 31-year-old from Nanoose Bay finished 6th at the Commonwealth Games in April with a mark of 2.24 metres.

Councillors, school district members and football players unveil the dedication of NDSS Community Field.
Councillors, school district members and football players unveil the dedication of NDSS Community Field. Aaron Schulze/NanaimoNewsNOW

NDSS Community Field dedicated to partnership between City and school district

By Aaron Schulze
May 16, 2018 - 6:56pm Updated: May 16, 2018 - 9:25pm

NANAIMO — The newly dedicated field beside NDSS is a symbol of School District 68 and the City of Nanaimo working together.

NDSS Community Field, the $3.8 million multi-sport artificial turf field within the Larry McNabb Sports Zone, was officially dedicated on Wednesday.

The Harbour City Rollers will be on the floor for two derby bouts on Saturday at Frank Crane Arena
The Harbour City Rollers will be on the floor for two derby bouts on Saturday at Frank Crane Arena Dan Marshall

A double dose of derby for Harbour City Rollers this weekend

By Dan Marshall
May 10, 2018 - 10:37am Updated: May 10, 2018 - 3:00pm

NANAIMO — Roller Derby will take over Frank Crane Arena on Saturday with a double header to kick off the 2018 season.
 
At 5:30 p.m. the Harbour City Co-ed team will take on Victoria Co-ed, then after that the Harbour City Ship Rex will battle the Eves of Destruction Hard Cores.

Ben Coghlan was the only Nanaimo born player selected in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft
Ben Coghlan was the only Nanaimo born player selected in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft CSSHL/Twitter

Three mid-island products taken in the WHL Draft

By Aaron Schulze
May 3, 2018 - 6:08pm Updated: May 3, 2018 - 7:13pm

Nanaimo and Oceanside Minor Hockey had a strong showing in the 2018 Western Hockey League (WHL) Bantam Draft.

Ben Coghlan is following his cousin Dylan's footsteps, as he was selected in the sixth round by the Tri-City Americans.

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