The John Barsby Bulldogs, defending provincial champions in AA varsity, kick off 2014 against the Ballenas Whalers on Friday (Sept. 19).
The Nanaimo Clippers start the 2014-15 B.C. Hockey League season on Saturday (Sept. 20) in Chilliwack.
Vancouver Island University's men's basketball team is playing its annual alumni game Saturday (Sept. 20).
Dozens of folks from Nanaimo, Nanoose Bay, Lantzville and Gabriola Island took part in this year's Games, held Sept. 9-13 in Langley.
Let's congratulate local high school students who earned recognition for their athletic achievements last year.