10th annual Steve Nash Skills Competition

On May 2, the Thunderball League presented the 10th annual Steve Nash Skills Competition at Vanier Secondary.

Sixty members of the league participated in seven events in five categories: Grade 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. Prizes were available for all winners of each event. Participants tested their skills, and learned about where they are for their age group. Volunteer coaches helped with judging. The following participants led their category:

Speed Dribble (timed)

Grade 3 Sasha Waltrick

4 Owen Duncan

5 Teagan Mundi

6 Torr Robertson

7 Timo Kennedy

Weave Dribble (timed)

Grade 3 Kade Schmold

4 Owen Duncan

5 Oban Moore

6 Torr Robertson

7 Rio Peaker

The Wall Pass (most passes)

Grade 3 Max Lefebvre

4 Nathan Perry

5 Judah Liddel

6 Bronson Chahal

7 Cole Bernard

Free Throws (most scored)

Grade 3 Xavier Sangers

4 Owen Duncan

5 Oban Moore

6 Torr Robertson

7 Braxton Skeene

Speed Lay ups (most scored)

Grade 3 Max Lefebvre

4 Owen Duncan

5 Easton Sangers

6 Bronson Chahal

7 Timmo Kennedy

Hot Spots Shooting Comp. (most scored)

Grade 3 Sasha Waltrick

4 Owen Duncan

5 Easton Sangers

6 Teagan Clayton

7 Timmo Kennedy

Knock A Way Dribble Champs (last one standing)

Grade 4 Owen Duncan

5 Ira Turner

6 Bronson Chahal

7 Nickolas Constantino

Just Posted

First responders collaborate to rescue man at Battleship Lake

RCMP, Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue and BC Ambulance all involved

Courtenay’s G.P. Vanier school year start-up delayed one day

Summer construction work at Comox Valley school not completed in time for opening day

Motorcycle stolen from Courtenay residence

Comox Valley RCMP report, week ending Aug. 20

Transit service expansion rolling into the Comox Valley

4,000 service hours added to CV Transit System

Social media, digital photography allow millennials to flock to birdwatching

More young people are flocking to birdwatching than ever, aided by social media, digital photography

Vehicle fire on the Coquihalla

Heavy congestion in north bound lanes

Prime minister greeted by B.C. premier as cabinet retreat begins

PM Justin Trudeau and Premier John Horgan meet in advance of federal cabinet meetings in Nanaimo

Are your kids anxious about going back to school?

BC Children’s Hospital offers tips to help your children be mindful and reduce stress

New trial ordered for James Oler in B.C. child bride case

Meanwhile, appeal court dismisses Emily Blackmore’s appeal of guilty verdict

This trash heap in Vancouver could be yours for $3.9 million

Sitting atop 6,000 square feet, the home was built in 1912, later destroyed by fire

Team Canada’s next game postponed at Little League World Series

They’re back in action on Wednesday against Peurto Rico

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty in hush-money scheme

Said he and Trump arranged payment to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to influence the election

Former Trump aide Paul Manafort found guilty of eight charges

A mistrial has been declared for the other 10 charges against him

Most Read