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Frank Crane Arena will play host to a WJHC tune-up game between the Czech Republic and Slovakia on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m.
Frank Crane Arena will play host to a WJHC tune-up game between the Czech Republic and Slovakia on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. Nanaimo Minor Hockey Association

Nanaimo to host World Junior Hockey Championship exhibition game

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
November 14, 2018 - 4:56pm Updated: November 14, 2018 - 6:27pm

NANAIMO — The harbour city will get a piece of the action when the World Junior Hockey Championship (WJHC) descends on Vancouver and Victoria on Boxing Day.

A group of 30 athletes will represent the Hercules Weightlifting Club at the Island Invitational November 3-4 in Nanaimo

Hercules Weightlifting hosts fourth annual Island Invitational

By Dan Marshall
November 1, 2018 - 4:27pm Updated: November 1, 2018 - 6:52pm

NANAIMO – Weightlifters from around the Island, across the province, and other parts of western Canada, will be in town for the 2018 Island Invitational this weekend.

It's the fourth annual event put on by the Hercules Weightlifting Club, and it continues to see massive growth.

The Nanaimo Buccaneers celebrate a recent victory over the Oceanside Generals.
The Nanaimo Buccaneers celebrate a recent victory over the Oceanside Generals. Larenzo Jensen

Buccaneers week in review

By Larenzo Jensen
October 29, 2018 - 1:24pm

NANAIMO — For the Nanaimo Buccaneers, trying to catch the North Division leading Campbell River Storm is much like salmon fishing. Every time they reel them in closer to the boat, they have to spot them some line and hope they tire out.

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