Track club cheers junior champs

Nanaimo can boast a handful of provincial track and field champs after the B.C. Junior Development Championships on the mainland last month.

Nanaimo can boast a handful of provincial track and field champs after the B.C. Junior Development Championships on the mainland last month.

The major meet was held in Surrey from July 25-27. Nanaimo Track and Field Club members with top-three results include:

Nine-year-olds – Makenna Paugh, first, 800-metre race walk; Cody Watson, first, 800m race walk.

10-year-olds – Jayden Watson, first, 60m hurdles, first, 600m, first, 1,000m, second, long jump, second, high jump; Nate Paris, first, long jump, first, high jump, third, 60m dash, third, 100m dash; Luke Lavery, second, javelin, second, shot put, third, 600m, third, 1,000m; Carys Menard, third, javelin; Evelyn Trepke, third, 800m race walk.

11-year-olds – Olivia Lundman, first, 800m race walk; Madison Paugh, second, javelin; Jake Seaman, first, 800m race walk; Ryan Seaman, second, 800m race walk, second, javelin; Cameron Martiniuk, third, 60m dash.

12-year-olds – Makayla Mitchell, first, 800m race walk, second, javelin, second, hammer throw, third, discus; Karly Dickenson, first, 1,200m, second, 800m; Ethan Katzberg, first, high jump, first, javelin, second, discus, third, hammer.

13-year-olds – Kaitlyn Watson, second, triple jump, second, pole vault; Maria Johnson, second, triple jump, third, 200m; Jett Ferraro, second, pole vault, second, javelin; Nate Seaman, third, 1,200m, third, 2,000m; Ben Toth, third, 200m, third, 300m, third, hammer throw.

Just Posted

Nanaimo a prime market for new plane, Air Canada says

Vice-president previews Airbus A220, praises Nanaimo’s growth in passenger numbers

Air Canada expects Boeing 737 Max to resume flying by September or October

Air Canada isn’t worried about safety of the planes, says vice-president

Late-night summer sailings to Horseshoe Bay won’t connect with buses

B.C. Ferries advises passengers on 10:40 p.m. sailings to look at other transportation options

Indoor Busking Festival to be held this week in Nanaimo

Fundraiser concert to feature singers recruited from the Harbourfront Walkway

Mount Benson park users now have 100 more parking spaces

Regional District of Nanaimo opens new parking lot on Benson View Road

VIDEO: Rare white killer whale captured by drone near Campbell River

The transient orca has been named Tl’uk, a Coast Salish word that means ‘moon.’

RCMP deploys special unit in Comox Valley to combat organized crime

Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit spends four days targeting organized crime in Courtenay

B.C. imposes interim moratorium on resource development to protect caribou

The caribou population in northeastern B.C. has dwindled over the last two decades

Students disciplined after anti-LGBTQ signs posted in Kamloops high school

Vessy Mochikas, SD73’s principal for inclusive education, called incident a learning opportunity

‘The Fonz’ gives thumbs up in letter to dyslexic students at B.C. school

Students in Maple Ridge reached out to Henry Winkler after reading one his Zipster books.

PHOTOS: MP Mark Warawa loses brief battle with cancer

The Conservative Member of Parliament and long-time community advocate died in hospice this morning

Chinook fishery not ‘closed’ in area is message from guides

Conservative MP holds town halls on Vancouver Island to hear stakeholders’ concerns

Timbermen return to the floor raring to go

Senior A lacrosse team gets two key players back in the lineup

Most Read