Ian Thorpe

Curlers don’t get spooked by competition at bonspiel

The Nanaimo Curling Centre held its first bonspiel of the season last weekend with the staging of the annual Halloween Open Bonspiel.

Hockey players score, achieve goals

Another season of minor hockey is up and running, with local arenas home to hundreds of young players in the various age categories.

Determination propels distance runners

A large number of Nanaimo-area runners were on hand to take part in the 34th annual edition of the Victoria Marathon.

Soccer prospects building skills

Again this season, about 1,600 soccer players have registered in Harbour City Football Club's various age groups for boys and girls.

Golfers card terrific rounds this season

On the local golf scene, congratulations go to this year’s club champions.

Sports hall makes four fine additions

A large crowd was on hand last Saturday to witness the induction ceremony for the four new additions to the Nanaimo Sports Hall of Fame.

Curlers ready to start sweeping

Recent weeks have been a busy time of preparation down at the Nanaimo Curling Centre.

Student athletes manage books, practice

We acknowledge students who earned top athletic awards from Nanaimo and district secondary schools at the end of last school year…

City’s soccer players keep up quick pace

The local youth soccer season wrapped up recently with the presentation of medals to top teams in league play this past year…

Soccer always changing to keep current

NANAIMO – It’s safe to say that change has been the order of the day on the local youth soccer scene.

Maybe young soccer talent will help national team someday

This past season marked what apparently will be the final one for bantam girls’ soccer competition in Nanaimo elementary schools.

Future hoops stars score points

Who knows – it’s just possible that some other future stars were involved in this year’s elementary school boys’ basketball playoffs.

Elementary school basketball unpredictable, entertaining

NANAIMO – It’s onto the hardwood this week, as we catch up on news from the world of basketball.

Elementary school athletes attain new heights

It’s back to the track this week, continuing our summary of the Nanaimo and District Elementary Schools’ Track and Field Championships,

Elementary school athletes on the right track at district meet

Track season came to an exciting conclusion with the hosting of the annual Nanaimo District Elementary School Track and Field Championships.

Elementary school players learn volleyball fundamentals

NANAIMO – This week we cover some local volleyball results from this past season at the elementary and secondary levels for boys’ teams…

Curling season concludes

We conclude our summary of year-end curling awards this week with a look at results from senior and mixed competition…

Curlers look back on successful season

NANAIMO – Another season is in the books for local curlers, and year-end awards nights have now been held…

Curlers show championship form

NANAIMO – The spotlight turns to the ladies this week, as we continue a summary of local year-end curling honours…

Bastion club sets blistering pace

Let’s acknowledge local Bastion Running Club members who have been competing in this year’s Frontrunners Island Race Series.