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Comox Valley’s Trey Anderson tries a wraparound on Lake Cowichan goalie Josh Robins. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox Valley Glacier Kings score early, often against Kraken

Team adds some daylight between itself and Lake Cowichan for third spot

Team Richards, the U18 B.C. curling champs, are among 10 girls teams competing at the 2022 B.C. Junior (U21) Curling Championships, Jan. 25-30 at the Comox Valley Curling Club. File photo

Comox Valley Curling Club ready to host U21 championships

UPDATE: The Comox Valley Curling Club was informed Thursday evening (Jan. 13)…

Nigel Ellsay is pictured with the junior development squad at Tour de l’Avenir. Cycling Canada

Courtenay rider joins Cycling Canada coaching team

Cycling Canada has hired former professional road cyclist Nigel Ellsay of Courtenay…

Comox soccer player Kaitlyn Anderson has committed to the UNBC Timberwolves for the 2022 season. Photo supplied

Comox product Kaitlyn Anderson joins UNBC Timberwolves for 2022

The University of Northern British Columbia Women’s Soccer program has started its…

Comox soccer player Kaitlyn Anderson has committed to the UNBC Timberwolves for the 2022 season. Photo supplied
Thomas Plant of Courtenay has signed with the University of Victoria Golden Tide baseball team of the Canadian College Baseball Conference. Photo supplied

Courtenay baseball player signs with UVic Golden Tide

Courtenay’s Thomas Plant has signed with the University of Victoria Golden Tide…

Thomas Plant of Courtenay has signed with the University of Victoria Golden Tide baseball team of the Canadian College Baseball Conference. Photo supplied
This is the Comox Valley Yacht Club burgee, raised on a halyard to identify Club membership. Photo supplied

BOATING WITH BARB: Comox’s ‘Blue Jean Yacht Club’ is welcoming and unpretentious

Barb Thomson Special to the Record Rolex. Hermes. Bentley. Prada. You get…

  • Jan 5, 2022
This is the Comox Valley Yacht Club burgee, raised on a halyard to identify Club membership. Photo supplied
B.C. U18 curling champions, from left: Carley Hardie, Grace McCusker, Gracelyn Richards and Keelie Duncan. Photo supplied

Comox Valley rink wins U18 B.C. curling title

Team Richards was crowned Under-18 provincial curling champions on the weekend in…

B.C. U18 curling champions, from left: Carley Hardie, Grace McCusker, Gracelyn Richards and Keelie Duncan. Photo supplied
From left: Caleb Coe, Sydney Moncrief, Delaine Charko and James Kirby attempt to dry their discs in preparation for their next throw at the Valley Finale. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Disc Golf Club raises money for food bank

The Comox Valley Disc Golf Club (CVDGC) and its sponsors raised more…

  • Dec 29, 2021
From left: Caleb Coe, Sydney Moncrief, Delaine Charko and James Kirby attempt to dry their discs in preparation for their next throw at the Valley Finale. Photo supplied
The U15 boys are pictured with the winner’s cup at the Pacific FC Winter Classic soccer tournament in Langford. Photo supplied

Two Comox Valley teams win cups at soccer tournament

A pair of Comox Valley teams won their divisions at the Pacific…

  • Dec 21, 2021
The U15 boys are pictured with the winner’s cup at the Pacific FC Winter Classic soccer tournament in Langford. Photo supplied
Courtenay freestyle skier Dillan Glennie is airborne at an event in Austria this fall. Photo supplied

Courtenay freestyle skier in the mix for Olympic berth

Dillan Glennie hoping to earn one of four spots available on Beijing’s Canadian halfpipe team

Courtenay freestyle skier Dillan Glennie is airborne at an event in Austria this fall. Photo supplied
The Isfeld Ice senior boys basketball team hosted the Vanier Towhees Thursday, Dec. 16. Scott Stanfield photos

Courtenay basketball team topples crosstown rival at home

The Isfeld Ice senior boys basketball team defeated the Vanier Towhees 76-67,…

  • Dec 19, 2021
The Isfeld Ice senior boys basketball team hosted the Vanier Towhees Thursday, Dec. 16. Scott Stanfield photos
The senior girls basketball teams from Isfeld and Highland engaged in a close game Dec. 16 at Isfeld Secondary. Scott Stanfield photos

Comox basketball team mounts comeback to beat Courtenay rival

The senior girls basketball teams from Isfeld and Highland engaged in an…

The senior girls basketball teams from Isfeld and Highland engaged in a close game Dec. 16 at Isfeld Secondary. Scott Stanfield photos
The Comox Valley United Soccer Club U18 girls team is pictured with TSS FC, who they played Dec. 12 in Richmond. Photo supplied

Comox Valley United U18 girls soccer team beats Richmond

The Comox Valley United Soccer Club U18 girls team played a top…

  • Dec 15, 2021
The Comox Valley United Soccer Club U18 girls team is pictured with TSS FC, who they played Dec. 12 in Richmond. Photo supplied
Wyatt Murray of the Glacier Kings eyes the puck during the second period against Campbell River, Tuesday at the CV Sports Centre. Scott Stanfield photos

Comox Valley Glacier Kings lose to Campbell River

Yetis bounce back with two shootout wins

  • Dec 14, 2021
Wyatt Murray of the Glacier Kings eyes the puck during the second period against Campbell River, Tuesday at the CV Sports Centre. Scott Stanfield photos
BCHL

Forty BCHL stars to skate in Top Prospects Game

The all-star showcase will be part of the junior A league’s 60th anniversary weekend in January

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Members of the Comox Valley Road Runners at the California International Marathon, from left: Rob Kelly, Wayne Crowe, Roslyn Smith, Keith Wakelin, Andrea Wilson and Danny Keyes. Photo supplied

Comox Valley runner steals the show in Sacramento

A stalwart group of Comox Valley Road Runners made the trip to…

  • Dec 14, 2021
Members of the Comox Valley Road Runners at the California International Marathon, from left: Rob Kelly, Wayne Crowe, Roslyn Smith, Keith Wakelin, Andrea Wilson and Danny Keyes. Photo supplied
Vanier’s Aidan Walsh was a first team all-star at the Mount Douglas basketball tournament. Scott Stanfield photo

Courtenay’s Vanier opens basketball season with tourney win

The senior boys from team Vanier won the Mount Douglas basketball tournament…

  • Dec 12, 2021
Vanier’s Aidan Walsh was a first team all-star at the Mount Douglas basketball tournament. Scott Stanfield photo
Isfeld’s Temwa Mtawali goes in for the layup at the team’s tourney this weekend. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Courtenay basketball team wins home tournament

The Isfeld Ice senior boys basketball squad won its eight-team home tournament…

  • Dec 12, 2021
Isfeld’s Temwa Mtawali goes in for the layup at the team’s tourney this weekend. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Pitcher Adam McKillican signed a free agent deal last summer with the Texas Rangers. Photo supplied

Comox Valley ball player enters professional ranks

Adam McKillican of the Comox Valley has joined the ranks of ball…

Pitcher Adam McKillican signed a free agent deal last summer with the Texas Rangers. Photo supplied
BCHL

BCHL adopts use of Sporfie video review system

The junior A league experimented with the system at the BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack in October

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