Elizabeth Gummer won gold in the senior girls 400m hurdles at the BC High School Championship track meet.

Elizabeth Gummer grabs gold at B.C. high school track championships

Highland Secondary School has a new provincial champion.

Elizabeth Gummer won a gold medal in senior girls 400m hurdles at the BC High School Championship track meet in Nanaimo with a time of 1:00.99. She had earlier won the Vancouver Island championship in Victoria for 400m hurdles, setting a meet record of 1:01.21.

Other Highland athletes competing at the provincial meet were Nicola Knubley (eighth in 800m), Carley Buckley (200m), Hans Haagerup (high jump), and Tim Christiensen (high jump).

“Many thanks to all the school coaches, community coaches, parents and volunteers who helped make this a very successful track and field season for the three Comox Valley high schools,” a spokesperson said.

 

Just Posted

Comox Strathcona Waste Management compares landfill costs in region

Staff report shows economies of scale mean waste costs less in the Comox Valley

Busy as a bee in a lavender field

Bees are in abundance at Shamrock Farm off Anderton Road flocking to… Continue reading

Market Day crowds flock to downtown Courtenay

Fifth Street in downtown Courtenay was packed Saturday morning as people flocked… Continue reading

Marine tourism a driving force for Vancouver Island’s economy

State of the Island Economic Summit takes place Oct. 23-24

19 Wing Comox welcomes new wing commander

Col. Dany Poitras assumed command of 19 Wing Comox

Jets host peewee baseball tourney

The Comox Valley peewee A Jets baseball team is hosting a 10-team… Continue reading

Vancouver Island teens missing after vehicle found ablaze near Dease Lake, BC

RCMP say a body discovered nearby not one of the missing teens

A year later, ceremony commemorates victims of the Danforth shooting

It’s the one-year anniversary of when a man opened fire along the bustling street before shooting and killing himself

Japanese Canadians call on B.C. to go beyond mere apology for historic racism

The federal government apologized in 1988 for its racism against ‘enemy aliens’

B.C. VIEWS: NDP pushes ahead with Crown forest redistribution

This isn’t the time for a radical Indigenous rights agenda

Two dead in two-vehicle crash between Revelstoke and Golden

RCMP are investigating the cause of the crash

Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation

The current case is more general, applying to employees, including men, who worked for the RCMP

Alberta judge denies B.C.’s bid to block ‘Turn Off the Taps’ bill

He said the proper venue for the disagreement is Federal Court

Most Read