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Seventeen-year-old Iris Tinmouth led the Comox Valley Sharks team at the virtual provincial championships with some outstanding end-of-season swims. Photo supplied

Sharks land a provincial crown at virtual championships

17-year-old Iris Tinmouth was crowned provincial champion in the 15-17 girls’ 800-metre freestyle

  • Jul 31, 2021
Kimberley's Patrick Humenny, owner of Purcell Outdoors, seen here at the first transition zone in the inaugural Black Spur Ultra in 2015, shared some thoughts of what motivates someone to run up and down a mountain for 14+ hours. Photo courtesy of Louise Jackson.

Ultra Marathon running: the highs, the lows, the pain

Kootenay man describes what motivates someone to run 108 km in one shot

Comox mountain biker Emmy Lan on top of the podium. Photo supplied

Comox mountain biker heading off to World Cup in Europe

Emmy Lan qualifies after going gold at national races in Golden

BC Games logo. (File photo)

Quesnel to host 2024 BC Winter Games

The announcement was made during zoom confrence call on July 28 with local and provincial

BC Games logo. (File photo)
The arena is getting a 552AC Lithium Ion Zamboni. Image, Zamboni YouTube video

Comox Valley Sports Centre going electric for arena ice-cleaning

CVRD will be unveiling a new Zamboni model that uses a lithium ion battery

The arena is getting a 552AC Lithium Ion Zamboni. Image, Zamboni YouTube video
The July 24 card at Saratoga Raceway featured a 40-lap BIG RIG race. Photo by Doug Waller

Big rigs featured at Black Creek’s Saratoga Speedway

By Doug Waller Special to Black Press The North American BIG RIG…

The July 24 card at Saratoga Raceway featured a 40-lap BIG RIG race. Photo by Doug Waller
Willie Thomson is seen here, working on the family’s sailboat engine. Delaying a mayday call can have costly consequences. Photo supplied.

BOATING WITH BARB – Delaying a mayday call can have costly consequences

Barb Thomson Special to The Record You’ve tried everything you can think…

  • Jul 21, 2021
Willie Thomson is seen here, working on the family’s sailboat engine. Delaying a mayday call can have costly consequences. Photo supplied.
Swimmers take their marks for a race during a meet hosted by the Comox Valley Sharks July 10-11. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Sharks host seven-team swim meet

The weekend of July 10-11 saw the Comox Valley Sharks host the…

Swimmers take their marks for a race during a meet hosted by the Comox Valley Sharks July 10-11. Photo supplied
The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.

With logo reveal complete, Abbotsford Canucks GM Ryan Johnson turns attention to hockey

Johnson said it’s been a busy summer relocating from New York, but he’s ready to build the roster

The Abbotsford Canucks are going with Johnny Canuck as the team’s primary logo.
Janice Nicklin (middle) presents the McQuinn Cup to winners Lorelei Banford (left) and Jean Kirby. Photo submitted

Banford and Kirby team up to win Comox Golf Club’s McQuinn Cup for 2021

On Tuesday, July 13, the Comox ladies participated in playing in the…

Janice Nicklin (middle) presents the McQuinn Cup to winners Lorelei Banford (left) and Jean Kirby. Photo submitted
The new Comox Valley United Soccer Club badge. Graphic supplied

Comox Valley United Div 1 men’s soccer team tryouts on the horizon

The Comox Valley United Soccer Club’s Division 1 men’s team is getting…

The new Comox Valley United Soccer Club badge. Graphic supplied
The new Comox Valley 55+ men's baseball team played its first-ever organized game on Saturday, June 12, against a team from Port Alberni. The two squads posed for a photo afterward. The Alberni squad won that game, and the Comox Valley team returned the favour, beating Port on their home diamond July 10. Photo supplied

Comox Valley 55+ baseball team wins in Port Alberni

The Comox Valley 55+ ball team travelled to Port Alberni on Saturday.…

The new Comox Valley 55+ men's baseball team played its first-ever organized game on Saturday, June 12, against a team from Port Alberni. The two squads posed for a photo afterward. The Alberni squad won that game, and the Comox Valley team returned the favour, beating Port on their home diamond July 10. Photo supplied
Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin
Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin
The 9U Comox Valley Jets won the Vancouver Island Regional baseball championships, held July 9-11 in Duncan. Back Row (from left): Kim Murcheson, Ryan Tufnail, Taylor Green, Jason Penner, Jeff Bartlett, Scott Buchanan. Front Row: Owen Featherstone, Zach Scott, Sutton Johns, Lewis Green, Cayden Tufnail, Greyson Heynen, Tate Buchanan, Jack Penner, Easton Bartlett, Jack Logan, Bentley Williams.

Comox Valley 9U Jets win Island Regional baseball championship

The Comox Valley 9U Jets competed against 15 teams to win gold…

The 9U Comox Valley Jets won the Vancouver Island Regional baseball championships, held July 9-11 in Duncan. Back Row (from left): Kim Murcheson, Ryan Tufnail, Taylor Green, Jason Penner, Jeff Bartlett, Scott Buchanan. Front Row: Owen Featherstone, Zach Scott, Sutton Johns, Lewis Green, Cayden Tufnail, Greyson Heynen, Tate Buchanan, Jack Penner, Easton Bartlett, Jack Logan, Bentley Williams.
Comox’s Henry Irizawa holds his credentials for the upcoming Olympics, the 12th one he’s worked. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox TV veteran works his 12th Olympiad in Japan this summer

Henry Irizawa has been a fixture behind the scenes for TV sports for decades

Comox’s Henry Irizawa holds his credentials for the upcoming Olympics, the 12th one he’s worked. Photo by Mike Chouinard
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GOLF REPORT: Ladies battle the heat at Comox Golf CLub

The ladies battled the heat for 18 holes at the Comox Golf…

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Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin

Full slate of racing in Black Creek at Saratoga Speedway opening night

By Doug Waller Special to Black Press Warm weather greeted both racers…

Saratoga Speedway overhead view. Photo by Claye Chamberlin
The Comox Valley Lacrosse Association to plan for a season ending tournament for its U16 team.The tournament will be held July 16-18, 2021 at the Comox Valley Sports Centre. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Lacrosse Association to host U16 tournament

The relaxing of COVID-19 rules coming in July has allowed the Comox…

The Comox Valley Lacrosse Association to plan for a season ending tournament for its U16 team.The tournament will be held July 16-18, 2021 at the Comox Valley Sports Centre. Photo supplied
PACE Multisport Dodge City X, the Comox Valley’s marquee off-road triathlon, returns to Cumberland, Sept. 18. Photo submitted

Off-road triathlon returns to Cumberland

PACE Multisport Dodge City X will once again serve as the BC Cross Triathlon Championships

PACE Multisport Dodge City X, the Comox Valley’s marquee off-road triathlon, returns to Cumberland, Sept. 18. Photo submitted
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Ladies golf results, Comox Valley

Glacier Greens Ladies day golf results for June 22: 1st low gross-Sarah…

  • Jun 23, 2021
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