The Junior Bantam Raiders (in black) host the defending champion Nanaimo Cowboys this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bill Moore Memorial Park.

Junior Bantam Raiders topple Titans in football tilt

Comox Valley team hosts Nanaimo this Saturday, 1 p.m., at Bill Moore Memorial Park

The Comox Valley Raiders Junior Bantam football team defeated the Oceanside Titans 14-0 to improve to 2-0 on the regular season.

It was a wet Saturday, Oct. 10 afternoon at Bill Moore Memorial Park in Courtenay, and Raiders’ coach Damon Mair was impressed by how his team fought through the weather and put together an outstanding defensive performance.

“There were great individual efforts put forth on defence by Mark Biollo, Xavier Horth-Bourdrias and Hannah Bourbyn, each of whom made numerous tackles behind the line of scrimmage,” Mair said.

“On offence there was very strong running by Braden Perfitt (two TDs), blocking by Justin Meredith-Jones and QB play by Austin Osterbeck.”

The Raiders’ next game is this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bill Moore Field against the Fairview (Nanaimo) Cowboys who are the defending champions. “This should be an entertaining tilt with both teams fighting for first place,” Mair said.

 

“Also with October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month we encourage everyone to wear pink to show their support. Free admission and all are welcome.”

 

 

Just Posted

Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa wins prestigious award

The annual Tourism Vancouver Island Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony was held… Continue reading

Workplace weed: what is allowed with cannabis legalization

Can you smoke a joint and then go to work starting Wednesday?… Continue reading

Mount Washington maintains smoke-free policy in light of marijuana legalization

The policy bans all smoking, including cigarettes, vaporizers and marijuana

Printmakers association and fair in Cumberland

The Comox Valley Printmakers Association is holding a members’ exhibition and print… Continue reading

Cumberland mayoral debate announced prematurely; Leslie Baird declines invitation

Eduardo Uranga hoped to hold the debate Wednesday evening

Legal pot price must be ‘competitive’ with black market: Blair

Bill Blair shared final words on journey to legalization ahead of official day Wednesday

Boeser tallies in OT as Canucks beat Penguins 3-2

Vancouver wins without star rookie Pettersson

Mayor of Kamloops says ‘history has been made’ with vote on B.C.’s lone pot shop

The store to be run by the province in B.C.’s Interior is opening Wednesday as pot sales become legal across Canada

New bus route to ‘replace’ Greyhound along Trans-Canada Highway

Rider Express Transportation says they will soon begin a bus service from Winnipeg to Vancouver

U.S. pot firm urges Trump to deny Canadian producers ‘competitive advantage’

The challenge for U.S. firms lies in the fact that while recreational cannabis is legal in nine states and medicinal pot in 22 others, it remains illegal under federal law

Government says imprisoned Canadian terror suspects must face consequences

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale showed little sympathy Tuesday for such individuals who now want to return to Canada

How rules for inmate segregation in Canada will change under Bill C-83

Federal government proposing changes to rules around inmates in federal correctional institutions

Comox Valley RCMP briefs and warrants

Drug Trafficking On Oct. 3, 2018, at approximately 2:40 p.m., the Comox… Continue reading

Visit the living library at the Cumberland museum

Herstory features Leslie Baird, Oct. 25

Most Read