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Roundabout parking at Maffeo-Sutton Park will be unavailable Monday and Wednesday for Hometown Hockey construction.
Roundabout parking at Maffeo-Sutton Park will be unavailable Monday and Wednesday for Hometown Hockey construction. File photo/NanaimoNewsNOW

Hometown Hockey construction on track; some parking interruptions planned

By Daryl Major
February 6, 2017 - 10:46am

NANAIMO – Preparations continue for the Rogers Hometown Hockey Event in Nanaimo on Feb. 25 and 26.

Work is being done at Maffeo-Sutton Park, where most of the festivities will be, according to parks operations manager Al Britton.

Victoria Brown is the PACWEST Female Basketball Athlete of the Week
Victoria Brown is the PACWEST Female Basketball Athlete of the Week Northfield Photography

VIU's Victoria Brown named PACWEST Female Basketball Athlete of the Week

By Dan Marshall
February 1, 2017 - 10:29am

NANAIMO - The VIU Mariners women's basketball team kept their strong season going with wins over Camosun and Columbia Bible College over the weekend.

VIU was led by Victoria Brown who was named the PACWEST Female Basketball Athlete of the Week.

Local lacrosse player Sarah Ferguson at the Sandstorm tournament in Palm Springs
Local lacrosse player Sarah Ferguson at the Sandstorm tournament in Palm Springs Farren Ferguson

Nanaimo U-19 field lacrosse players getting noticed by US colleges

By Dan Marshall
February 1, 2017 - 9:04am

PALM SPRINGS — Players from the Nanaimo Raiders U-19 Women's field lacrosse team had an opportunity to impress college recruiters at a recent tournament in California.
 
The Sandstorm Tournament in Palm Springs Jan 16-18 featured nine girls from the Raiders.
 

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