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Update: Nanaimo Buccaneers place 6th at 18U Nationals

By Kyle Ireland
August 20, 2016 - 11:08am Updated: August 21, 2016 - 1:34pm

NANAIMO — The Nanaimo Buccaneers midget AAA baseball team is coming home with a 6th place finish from the 2016 Baseball Canada 18U National Championships in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

The Bucs closed out the four-day tournament with a 9-7 loss to team Ontario on Sunday morning.

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Raiders face long trip, tough team in Okanagan this weekend

By Dan Marshall
August 13, 2016 - 5:52am Updated: August 13, 2016 - 10:17am

NANAIMO — The VI Raiders had a strong three quarters in their 55-24 win over the Valley Huskers last week.

They got down 17-0 before storming back for the victory. A massive test this week as the Raiders visit the Apple Bowl in Kelowna to take on the 3-0 Okanagan Sun.