Ian Thorpe

Lacrosse celebrates last year, plans for this year

The Nanaimo District Lacrosse Association's online registration is in full swing.

Hockey heats up in the new year

On the local scene, Nanaimo Minor Hockey welcomed the new year with its annual Atomic Ice Tournament.

Santa Claus celebrates a goal at Frank Crane Arena with Nanaimo Clippers forward Matt Hoover.

’Tis the night before Christmas

’Tis the night before Christmas, and all through the town,
Not an athlete is stirring, as leagues are shut down.

Santa Claus celebrates a goal at Frank Crane Arena with Nanaimo Clippers forward Matt Hoover.

White Rapids outstanding during swim season

Members of the Nanaimo White Rapids swim club were busy again this past year, training and competing during the summer swim season.

Curlers say cheers to Hangover Bonspiel

NANAIMO – The men’s Hangover Bonspiel always manages to attract a healthy number of entries, due to a reputation for fun and fellowship.

Track athletes win races, awards

This past spring and summer marked another extremely successful season for members of the Nanaimo Track and Field Club.

Kids get their kicks with soccer

With the cold and wet fall weather now firmly upon us, you have to know that another youth soccer season is underway…

Young runners fleet of foot

The Nanaimo District Elementary School Cross-Country Championships were held at the Rotary Bowl track facility.

First bonspiel a positive start

The Nanaimo Curling Centre held its first bonspiel of the season on Oct. 23-25 with the staging of the annual Halloween Open Bonspiel.


Cross-country runners chase down titles

NANAIMO – The prestigious 2015 B.C. Cross Country Championships were held last Saturday at Beban Park.


Lacrosse players win gold

NANAIMO – We look back this week to the past season of minor lacrosse to recognize some team and individual accomplishments…

Burrett wins first marathon

Winner of the women’s title at the Victoria Marathon was Nanaimo’s Erin Burrett, who posted a time of 2:39:17 in her first-ever marathon.

Charity walk/runs make a difference

NANAIMO – During the past month there have also been numerous signs advertising opportunities to run (or walk) for charity.

Curling club getting ready to rock

It has been a busy time of preparation for the folks down at the Nanaimo Curling Centre.

Volleyball players show potential

We acknowledge top elementary and secondary teams from boys’ volleyball competition…

City’s volleyball players serve up strong seasons

Volleyball is the sport being served up this week, as we check on results from both elementary and secondary school teams…

Girls’ teams hoop it up

We continue our review of local basketball highlights for the past season.

Athletes run fast laps at track

We’re back on the track this week, continuing our review of the recent Nanaimo District Elementary School Track and Field Championships.

Track and field prospects win races

Track season for young school athletes came to a conclusion with the Nanaimo District Elementary School Track and Field Championships.

Sports hall of famers a deserving class

The Nanaimo Sports Hall of Fame welcomed four new inductees in a recent ceremony at the Nanaimo Museum.