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The Comox Valley Volleyball Winter Camp runs Jan. 7 and 8 at Highland Secondary. File photo

Comox Valley Volleyball Camp runs Jan. 7, 8

The Comox Valley Volleyball Camp is excited to provide athletes an opportunity…

  • Dec 6, 2022
Blake Tobacca, standing at right with last season’s squad, is coaching the Isfeld senior boys basketball team this year. File photo

Isfeld senior boys basketball season kicks off Dec. 2,3

Isfeld Secondary hosts the annual Ice Invitational basketball tournament Friday, Dec. 9…

  • Dec 6, 2022
File photo of Vanier/Isfeld senior boys basketball game last season.

Courtenay school kicks off basketball season at Chilliwack Tournament

The 2022-23 version of the GP Vanier senior boys basketball team started…

  • Dec 4, 2022
Coach Brian Stevens is pictured with the Highland senior girls volleyball team. Photo supplied

Highland leaves it all on the floor at Island volleyball championships

The Highland senior girls team ended their season by playing their best…

  • Dec 4, 2022
Coach Brian Stevens is pictured with the Highland senior girls volleyball team. Photo supplied
Max Gorzelnik of the Comox Valley Glacier Kings scored in Saturday’s loss to Campbell River. Gorzelnik also scored the overtime winner Nov. 25 against Oceanside. File photo

Comox Valley loses to Campbell River in shootout

The Comox Valley Glacier Kings lost 3-2 to Campbell River in a…

  • Dec 4, 2022
Max Gorzelnik of the Comox Valley Glacier Kings scored in Saturday’s loss to Campbell River. Gorzelnik also scored the overtime winner Nov. 25 against Oceanside. File photo
Nicole Havrda prepares for competition at the Indian Racing League. Photo supplied

Teen race car driver from Courtenay competes in India

Nicole Havrda, a 16-year-old race car driver from Courtenay, is competing in…

Nicole Havrda prepares for competition at the Indian Racing League. Photo supplied
File photo of Comox Valley United vs Westcastle at the Vanier turf field.

Comox Valley United last in VISL first division

The Comox Valley United men’s soccer team lost 2-1 to the Westcastle…

  • Dec 2, 2022
File photo of Comox Valley United vs Westcastle at the Vanier turf field.
Harriette Mackenzie is pictured taking the jump ball against Douglas College. Courtesy Kaevon Chen/ kourtside photography

Comox basketball player leads VIU, PacWest conference

Following a tremendous rookie season with the Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners…

  • Dec 1, 2022
Harriette Mackenzie is pictured taking the jump ball against Douglas College. Courtesy Kaevon Chen/ kourtside photography
Left to right: Jonathon Rothwell, Comox Valley Yacht Club past commodore; Leslie Taylor, manager Comox valley Harbour Authority; Barbara Thomson, commodore; Kent Giebelhaus, vice-commodore at presentation of Certificate of Appreciation from CVYC to CVHA.

Comox Valley Yacht Club thanks Comox Valley Harbour Authority for its support

At the conclusion of this year’s boating season, members of the Comox…

  • Nov 30, 2022
Left to right: Jonathon Rothwell, Comox Valley Yacht Club past commodore; Leslie Taylor, manager Comox valley Harbour Authority; Barbara Thomson, commodore; Kent Giebelhaus, vice-commodore at presentation of Certificate of Appreciation from CVYC to CVHA.
The Ecole Mark R ISfeld Ice finished 11th in the 24-team junior boys’ volleyball provincial championships over the weekend.

Isfeld Ice finish in top half of teams at junior boys’ provincial volleyball championship

The Ecole Mark R Isfeld Ice junior boys volleyball team showcased a…

  • Nov 28, 2022
The Ecole Mark R ISfeld Ice finished 11th in the 24-team junior boys’ volleyball provincial championships over the weekend.
The Regina Pats took down the Victoria Royals 9-5 on Nov. 26 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. (Courtesy of the Regina Pats)

NHL’s next big thing shows Victoria what hockey royalty looks like

Highly-touted Connor Bedard scores hat trick as his Regina Pats take 9-5 win over the Royals

The Regina Pats took down the Victoria Royals 9-5 on Nov. 26 at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. (Courtesy of the Regina Pats)
Rebecca Nicol is an avid mountain biker. Photo by Lorenz Jimenez

Comox Valley cancer survivor says mountain biking ‘literally saved my life’

Mountain Biking is a popular sport and pastime in the Comox Valley,…

  • Nov 25, 2022
Rebecca Nicol is an avid mountain biker. Photo by Lorenz Jimenez
The Comox Valley Glacier Kings and the Port Alberni Bombers squared off Tuesday night at the CV Sports Centre. Scott Stanfield photo

Port Alberni blanks Comox Valley Glacier Kings

Port Alberni blanked the Comox Valley Glacier Kings 3-0 Tuesday at the…

  • Nov 23, 2022
The Comox Valley Glacier Kings and the Port Alberni Bombers squared off Tuesday night at the CV Sports Centre. Scott Stanfield photo
Blake Tobacca, standing at right with last season’s squad, is coaching the Isfeld senior boys basketball team this year. File photo

Isfeld senior boys basketball season kicks off Dec. 2,3

Isfeld Secondary hosts the annual Ice Invitational basketball tournament Friday, Dec. 9…

  • Nov 23, 2022
Blake Tobacca, standing at right with last season’s squad, is coaching the Isfeld senior boys basketball team this year. File photo
Arran Arthur of the Comox Valley played with the Czech Republic at the 2022 World Ringette Championships. Photo courtesy Ringette Canada

Comox Valley woman competes at second ringette world tourney

Arran Arthur of the Comox Valley joined the team from the Czech…

Arran Arthur of the Comox Valley played with the Czech Republic at the 2022 World Ringette Championships. Photo courtesy Ringette Canada
A mountain-biker checks out a map of the trails in Cumberland. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Land use agreement for Cumberland bike trails extended

The land use agreement between Mosaic Forest Management and the United Riders…

  • Nov 22, 2022
A mountain-biker checks out a map of the trails in Cumberland. Photo by Mike Chouinard
File photo of CV Glacier Kings celebrating a goal. The Yetis beat Peninsula twice on the weekend.

Comox Valley Glacier Kings win pair of weekend games

The Comox Valley Glacier Kings won a pair of weekend games, both…

  • Nov 21, 2022
File photo of CV Glacier Kings celebrating a goal. The Yetis beat Peninsula twice on the weekend.
Eight Comox Valley runners competed at the Age Group World Championships at the London Marathon. Back row, from left: Andrea Wilson, Roz Smith, Janet Green and Colleen Schmidt. Front: Danny Keyes, Rob Kelly and Wayne Crowe. Missing: Kristie Kelly. Photo supplied

Roz Smith wins bronze at marathon age group worlds

Eight Comox Valley athletes qualified to represent Canada at the Age Group…

  • Nov 21, 2022
Eight Comox Valley runners competed at the Age Group World Championships at the London Marathon. Back row, from left: Andrea Wilson, Roz Smith, Janet Green and Colleen Schmidt. Front: Danny Keyes, Rob Kelly and Wayne Crowe. Missing: Kristie Kelly. Photo supplied
The Comox Valley Food Bank van will be on hand to collect non-perishable food items, as well as cash donations at the 2022 Jingle Bell Charity Fun Run. File Photo

Annual Jingle Bell Run in support of Comox Valley Food Bank set for Dec. 4

The Comox Valley Road Runners are hosting the annual Jingle Bell Run,…

  • Nov 17, 2022
The Comox Valley Food Bank van will be on hand to collect non-perishable food items, as well as cash donations at the 2022 Jingle Bell Charity Fun Run. File Photo
File photo of paddlers on Courtenay River.

Comox Valley Paddlers Club returns to live meetings

The Comox Valley Paddlers Club is excited to announce it is has…

  • Nov 16, 2022
File photo of paddlers on Courtenay River.