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Two of the top prospects in hockey battled it out at Prospera Place on Tuesday night.(@Kelowna_Rockets/Twitter)

Cristall wins the battle, Bedard wins the war as Kelowna Rockets fall in front of sold-out crowd

Rockets forward Andrew Cristall collected four points but Connor Bedard extended his point streak

 

Best friends and two of the top prospects in hockey: Kelowna Rockets forward Andrew Cristall (left) and Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard are set to each each other for the first time in their WHL careers. (Regan Bartel/Kelowna Rockets)

Top hockey prospects, best friends Bedard and Cristall set to battle it out in Kelowna

Rockets and Pats forwards first and second in WHL scoring

 

Saturday marked the final tournament for the Campbell River Youth Soccer Association this year. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River gets in the soccer spirit this weekend

Two days full of events on the docket

 

Kelvin Adams is trying to set up a blind curling team in Campbell River, after being inspired by the sport at a Canadian Council of the Blind winter sports event in Kelowna. Photo courtesy Kelvin Adams

Campbell Riverite wants to set up blind curling team

‘With sports activities like this … it’s more about creating community’ — Kelvin Adams

Kelvin Adams is trying to set up a blind curling team in Campbell River, after being inspired by the sport at a Canadian Council of the Blind winter sports event in Kelowna. Photo courtesy Kelvin Adams
The Canada and USA’s women’s hockey teams met at Prospera Place in Kelowna on Tuesday, Nov. 15. (HockeyCanada/Twitter)

Rivalry renewed in B.C. as Canada falls to USA in women’s hockey action

The Rivalry Series continues in Kamloops on Thursday

The Canada and USA’s women’s hockey teams met at Prospera Place in Kelowna on Tuesday, Nov. 15. (HockeyCanada/Twitter)
Participants in the 19th annual Women for Women run had great weather for the first in-person run since the pandemic began. Photo courtesy Shelagh Germyn

Annual Women for Women run raises $3,000 for Campbell River groups

Funds went to NIC Foundation, Campbell River Family Network, NI Transition Society, Foundry

Participants in the 19th annual Women for Women run had great weather for the first in-person run since the pandemic began. Photo courtesy Shelagh Germyn
From left are Junior Riders Annabel Corrigall holding Skor Corrigall, Natalia Corigall and Tour de Rock rider Bonnie Logan with the 2022 bike and jersey. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Tour de Rock rider surpasses $25k fundraising goal

‘If I doubled my personal goal, I’d shave my head’ — Bonnie Logan

From left are Junior Riders Annabel Corrigall holding Skor Corrigall, Natalia Corigall and Tour de Rock rider Bonnie Logan with the 2022 bike and jersey. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Volunteers show off their matching Women for Women socks. Photo courtesy Shelagh Germyn
Volunteers show off their matching Women for Women socks. Photo courtesy Shelagh Germyn
Dane Kerluck heads through a corner in Nantes, France at the UCI World BMX Championships. Photo courtesy Jason Kerluck

Campbell Riverite has good performance at BMX world championships in France

Dane Kerluck also competed at Canada Cup Race in Saskatchewan this month

Dane Kerluck heads through a corner in Nantes, France at the UCI World BMX Championships. Photo courtesy Jason Kerluck
George Johnson shows off a tub racing hat from the early 1970s. The hat is fitted with ear phones and has pockets that contained a radio and batteries, so safety crews and race officials could listed to reports on the race progress. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Rub-a-dub-dub: Nanaimo family keeping up 55-year tradition of tub racing

Johnson family’s old racing tub being refurbished to enter Sunday’s Nanaimo bathtub race

George Johnson shows off a tub racing hat from the early 1970s. The hat is fitted with ear phones and has pockets that contained a radio and batteries, so safety crews and race officials could listed to reports on the race progress. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Organizer Keith Azak’s goal to continue building a large-scale open basketball tournament to Terrace. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

‘Rockin’ to the final game’: High hopes for northern B.C. roundball tourney

The Riverboat Days Open Basketball Tournament tips off this August in Terrace

Organizer Keith Azak’s goal to continue building a large-scale open basketball tournament to Terrace. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
Campbell River Pickleball Association president, Graham Hues, gets in a few hits at the opening of the new courts at Robron Athletic Park on June 18, 2022. Ronan O’Doherty photo

PHOTOS: New pickleball courts unveiled in Campbell River

Four new courts at Robron Park will be a boon for fans of popular racquet sport

Campbell River Pickleball Association president, Graham Hues, gets in a few hits at the opening of the new courts at Robron Athletic Park on June 18, 2022. Ronan O’Doherty photo
Zach Diewert, right, with his World Series championship teammates Isaac Nunez, left, and Adrian Mella. (Photo submitted)

Island baseball player’s defining World Series moment goes over two days

Being part of Southeastern University’s baseball champions a dream come true

Zach Diewert, right, with his World Series championship teammates Isaac Nunez, left, and Adrian Mella. (Photo submitted)
Nick Kollias in his backyard in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

‘Soccer is my religion’: Nick Kollias built up the game he loves in northern B.C.

As a child in Greece, Kollias was gifted a soccer ball and the rest is history

Nick Kollias in his backyard in Terrace. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
Skateboarder James Clarke will be participating in the Generations Skateboard Society’s first 7 Generations Cup next month. (Ryan Clark/Special to Langley Advance Times)

B.C. welcomes world’s best skateboarders

Indigenous-hosted pro skateboarding event coming to Langley for the first time

Skateboarder James Clarke will be participating in the Generations Skateboard Society’s first 7 Generations Cup next month. (Ryan Clark/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A close race between two Kawasaki riders. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Motocross revs up after two years away

Pandemic sidelined races over last couple of years, but things are back in action

A close race between two Kawasaki riders. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Runners reach the finish line during a track and field event at the B.C. Seniors Games in Nanaimo in 2007. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo looking to put together bid for 55-plus B.C. Games

City finance committee recommends spending in support of proposed bid for 2025 or 2026

Runners reach the finish line during a track and field event at the B.C. Seniors Games in Nanaimo in 2007. (News Bulletin file photo)
Back Row – Alex Bates (Coach), Chris Flood (Head Coach), Alexander Fedor, Cayden Houser, William Bates, Michael Houser (Coach), Michael Foote (Coach). Front Row – Logan Prokopchuk, Luke Richards, Kai Myagi, Cord MacLeod, Fionn Lenahan, Denver Flood, Kai Jensen-West, Zack Ball, Hayden MacLeod, Ben Fontaine, Tsion Foote. Photo courtesy Campbell River Youth Soccer Association

Warriors soccer team places second at Mayor’s Memorial Cup in Surrey

‘We could not have written a better script’ — Head Coach Chris Flood

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Back Row – Alex Bates (Coach), Chris Flood (Head Coach), Alexander Fedor, Cayden Houser, William Bates, Michael Houser (Coach), Michael Foote (Coach). Front Row – Logan Prokopchuk, Luke Richards, Kai Myagi, Cord MacLeod, Fionn Lenahan, Denver Flood, Kai Jensen-West, Zack Ball, Hayden MacLeod, Ben Fontaine, Tsion Foote. Photo courtesy Campbell River Youth Soccer Association
Ethan Belanko (score at bottom) bowled twelve strikes in a row — twice — in February. Photo courtesy Campbell River Bowling Centre

Young Campbell River bowler lands perfect game — twice in 2 weeks

Ethan Belanko scored twelve strikes in a row, then did it again two weeks later

Ethan Belanko (score at bottom) bowled twelve strikes in a row — twice — in February. Photo courtesy Campbell River Bowling Centre
A skater at the 2022 Vancouver Island FunSkate Competition. Photo courtesy Rory Allen.

Skating club returns to competition after long hiatus

Five skaters competed in weekend competition in Victoria

A skater at the 2022 Vancouver Island FunSkate Competition. Photo courtesy Rory Allen.