WLA Timbermen open season with two games this week
15 hours ago
By Dan Marshall NANAIMO — The Western Lacrosse Association season begins this week for the Timbermen. ... Read More
Coach Anup Kang departs after seven seasons with VIU womens soccer
23 hours ago
By Dan Marshall NANAIMO — After seven successful seasons Anup Kang is stepping away from the VIU womens soccer program. As head coach Kang led the Mariners to two PACWEST titles and a pair of trips to the CCAA Nationals. ... Read More
NDSS soccer and lacrosse coach Joel Smith juggles two successful teams
May 17, 2017
By Dan Marshall NANAIMO — When you coach two teams in two different sports you have to make sacrifices. Joel Smith is the head coach for the NDSS Academy junior lacrosse team and the junior girls soccer team. Both...
Parksville's Goodfellow has strong showing at Future Links Pacific Championship
May 15, 2017
By Dan Marshall CHILLIWACK — A golfer from the mid-island had an impressive showing at the Future Links Pacific Championship over the weekend. Aidan Goodfellow of Parksville finished in a tie for sixth place with a score of -5 for the...
The Mid-Isle Mariners will be a young team in transition during this PCSL season
May 11, 2017
By Dan Marshall NANAIMO — The Pacific Coast Soccer League season is just around the corner for the Mid-Isle Mariners. In fact the season was supposed to start this weekend with an all island match up against the Victoria...
Nanaimo Timbermen sign three players including 2016 WLA Rookie of the Year
May 09, 2017
By Dan Marshall NANAIMO — The 2016 WLA Rookie of the Year is back with the Timbermen for the upcoming season. Ryan Lee led the Tmen in scoring with 50 points and finished 10th in the league scoring derby. Nanaimo coach Kaleb...
VI Raiders looked at 97 players during spring camp
May 09, 2017
By Dan Marshall NANAIMO — The junior football season is still over two months away, but 97 hopefuls showed off their talents at the VI Raiders spring camp over the weekend. Almost all of the team's recruits were able...
Massive medal haul for Nanaimo's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club
May 08, 2017
By Dan Marshall BURNABY — The instructor of Nanaimo's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program at Island Top Team said it was an "unreal weekend." Rob Biernacki was referring to the CBJJF Provincial Championship held at BCIT on Saturday. Island Top Team won its first...
Nanaimo Clippers recruiting season underway with 3 new additions
May 03, 2017
By Dan Marshall NANAIMO — Recruiting season is underway for the Clippers with three player additions in the past two weeks. Last week Nanaimo added 18-year-old defenseman Jeremy Gervais from the Cariboo Cougars of the BC Major Midget League. ...
Baseball ID camp for Grades 8-10 coming to the mid island
May 02, 2017
By Dan Marshall PARKSVILLE — The first step for young baseball players to one day represent B.C. or even Canada is to attend a BC Baseball Regional ID Session. Over the next several weeks there are evaluation sessions all...