Timbermen battle to stay in playoff mix

The Nanaimo Timbermen put themselves in the position, for better or for worse, where all their remaining games will have huge playoff implications.

The Coastal Windows T-men senior A lacrosse team plays three games over the next four days. Nanaimo visits the New Westminster Salmonbellies today (July 19), goes back to the mainland Saturday to take on the Coquitlam Adanacs, and then hosts the Burnaby Lakers on Sunday at Frank Crane Arena.

If the T-men can go on a run, they could push through the traffic jam in the Western Lacrosse Association standings. If they slump, they could find themselves out of the race.

Scott Ranger, Nanaimo captain, said his team will be prepared to start off this stretch with a complete game tonight at New West.

“It’s going to be a battle and we’re going to have to be ready to play for 60 minutes,” he said. “And hopefully we get on the right end of the two points at the end of the night.”

GAME ON … This Sunday’s home game against the Lakers is a 7 p.m. start at Frank Crane Arena. Tickets at the door.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Security stepped up in B.C. after attacks in Ottawa
UPDATE: B.C. legislature to get security scanner
Surrey enforcer killed on the weekend
STARRs receive four awards at the 10K Cobble Hill run
Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere facing uncertain future
Dateline: Cowichan 1947: Basketball excitement grips the valley
Inquiry slams door in face of First Nations groups
The Week — Dec. 22
Who wants to be a mayor?

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.