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Drivers prepare to race at New Years Day Enduro at the Saratoga Motorsports Park Speedway on Jan. 1. Photo contributed.

New Years Day Enduro at Saratoga Speedway an icy success

Drivers and fans alike braved conditions to kickoff race season

 

The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Let’s Experience Life

Over the last few years my family and I have headed south…

  • Jan 5, 2022

 

Ish Hasan (yellow head gear) walks down Trevor Mahalek at Heart and Soul Muay Thai’s Spar Wars on Saturday, Dec. 4. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Muay Thai gym hosts in-house tourney

Spar Wars provided opportunity for new fighters to test skills in safe environment

 

Left from right, Isaiah, Mike and Lucas Dash with the trophies Mike won. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

32 years later, Island racer clocks first Western Speedway win — at track’s finish

Mike Dash says he’ll be sad when the Western Speedway closes, where he’s been racing since 1989

Left from right, Isaiah, Mike and Lucas Dash with the trophies Mike won. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
There won’t be any action on Friday night due to the Strathcona Gardens worker walk out. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Storm game cancelled due to Strathcona Gardens strike

Friday marked third day of strike action for Union

There won’t be any action on Friday night due to the Strathcona Gardens worker walk out. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Jeremy Garside bowled a perfect game at Duncan Lanes on Oct. 20. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Perfection! Jeremy Garside bowls 300 at Duncan Lanes

Garside is youngest to bowl perfect game in Cowichan Valley

Jeremy Garside bowled a perfect game at Duncan Lanes on Oct. 20. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The Joker (Austen Hack) throws a drive during the competition. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The Joker (Austen Hack) throws a drive during the competition. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Centre for Inspired Living director Jill Brocklehurst completing the So You think You’re A Riverite? Challenge. Photo courtesy Centre for Inspired Living

So you think you’re a Riverite? Take the challenge!

Fitness challenge to be held over Thanksgiving weekend

Centre for Inspired Living director Jill Brocklehurst completing the So You think You’re A Riverite? Challenge. Photo courtesy Centre for Inspired Living
Campbell Riverite Alexis Barbot dips his front tire in the Atlantic Ocean, symbolizing the end of his journey across the country. Photo supplied
Campbell Riverite Alexis Barbot dips his front tire in the Atlantic Ocean, symbolizing the end of his journey across the country. Photo supplied
Runners in the Cortes Island marathon will get the chance to explore some of the island’s trails. Photo supplied
Runners in the Cortes Island marathon will get the chance to explore some of the island’s trails. Photo supplied
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PHOTOS: Campbell River’s cricket scene continues to grow

Family day sees all-female squads face off

  • Aug 17, 2021
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The Crash To Pass feature race included 15-foot fibreglass boats. Photo by Douglas Waller

Record-setting crowd at Saratoga Speedway on weekend

Crash to Pass event featured fibreglass boats for maximum carnage

The Crash To Pass feature race included 15-foot fibreglass boats. Photo by Douglas Waller
All the rowing athletes from Canada participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were trained on Quamichan Lake. (File photo)

North Cowichan cheers on “home-town” rowing team at Tokyo Olympics

All Olympic rowers from Canada trained at Quamichan Lake

All the rowing athletes from Canada participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were trained on Quamichan Lake. (File photo)
Gymnast Jordan Loock showing off her winnings after the Canadian National Championships. Photo supplied

Campbell River gymnast makes history at Canadian Championships

Jordan Loock brought home medals, helped B.C. team to top spot

Gymnast Jordan Loock showing off her winnings after the Canadian National Championships. Photo supplied
Bates and Leigh at bat on July 10. Photo supplied

Cricket season in full swing in Campbell River

Next game on Saturday at Carihi Secondary School

Bates and Leigh at bat on July 10. Photo supplied
Swicked Cycles owner James Durand. Photo submitted

Fight it, or Take Advantage of the Situation???

Fight it, or Take Advantage of the Situation??? Lately life has been…

Swicked Cycles owner James Durand. Photo submitted
Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil has advanced into the second round of men’s singles at the Wimbledon Championships in London Tuesday, June 29, scoring a straight sets win over a Spanish opponent. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Rycroft)

Okanagan tennis star sweeps into Round 2 at Wimbledon

Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil scores straight sets win over Spanish opponent Tuesday, June 29, in London

Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil has advanced into the second round of men’s singles at the Wimbledon Championships in London Tuesday, June 29, scoring a straight sets win over a Spanish opponent. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Rycroft)
Darren Scott putts a disc during the red double finals of the Hack’s Sporting Goods Disc Cup tournament at the Cooper’s Hawk Disc Golf Course in Campbell River on June 20. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

Disc golf returns to competitive play

New and experienced players compete at two-day Hack’s Sporting Goods Disc Cup tournament.

Darren Scott putts a disc during the red double finals of the Hack’s Sporting Goods Disc Cup tournament at the Cooper’s Hawk Disc Golf Course in Campbell River on June 20. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
The Royal Victoria Marathon returns to an in-person race in October with half-marathon and 8K events. (Black Press Media file photo)

Royal Victoria Marathon returns with in-person racing this fall

41st annual event sees half marathon, 8K race scheduled for Oct. 10

The Royal Victoria Marathon returns to an in-person race in October with half-marathon and 8K events. (Black Press Media file photo)
Go by Bike Week will be held from May 31 to June 6. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River’s Logger Mike to participate in Go By Bike Week

Scavenger hunt, skills test and refreshment stations planned

Go by Bike Week will be held from May 31 to June 6. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror