Riptide teams vie for spot at BC’s

The U16 girls have advanced to provincials in summer

The U15 and U16 Riptide girls soccer teams were both victorious Saturday at the Vanier turf.

Saturday in playoff soccer matches.

The U15s defeated Saanich Fusion 4-1 in a semi-final, A Cup match. They will face the Nanaimo Storm in the final on the April 14-15 weekend.

The U16 girls beat Gorge/Lakehill 2-1, advancing to the Coastal Cup, and to provincials in Richmond in July.

On Sunday, the U18 boys lost to the Storm, who advance to provincials. The U18 girls game was postponed to the April 14-15 weekend.

This weekend, the Riptide U14 boys, U14 girls, U15 boys, U16 girls and u18 boys are competing at the Mayor’s Cup Tournament in Surrey.

The Riptide is pushing players on to the Tier 1 HPL Wave Program from the teams that have finished cup play. They include Jessica Postle, 2004 girls; Avik Bakashi, 2005 boys; Emile Abele, 2004 boys; and Annika Schmunk, 2003 girls.

The program also has a number of players commiting to EVN in Denmark for next year: Maddy Harris, Kaleigh Claire, Syndey Sutherland and Birgit Power.

Just Posted

Comox Valley Regional District seeking input on development of Tsolum River Agricultural Watershed Plan

This fall, the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) is inviting the community… Continue reading

Lane closure in Courtenay at Lewis Centre

The City of Courtenay will be working on the water distribution system… Continue reading

Comox Valley’s Rainbow Youth Theatre hosting 30th birthday party

Join Rainbow Youth Theatre for a 30th anniversary celebration at the Sid… Continue reading

Hear from the Comox Valley’s female candidates at Person’s Day lunch

Candidates will have opportunity to present, distribute election materials and meet women voters

Comox Valley frontline resource fair upcoming

Did you know that for the past 12 years your local AHERO… Continue reading

VIDEO: Rescued eagle released in Ucluelet

“I’m very confident that he’s going to make it. He’s done very well.”

Private marijuana stores should shut down, Mike Farnworth says

B.C. has approved 62 licences, but they still need local approval

Courtenay’s Dingwall Road to be temporarily closed for construction

Next week, the intersection of Dingwall Road and McQuillan Road will be… Continue reading

HPV vaccine does not lead to riskier sex among teen girls: UBC

Girls are less likely to have sex now than they were a decade ago

VIDEO: Rescued eagle released in Ucluelet

“I’m very confident that he’s going to make it. He’s done very well.”

Koreas agree to break ground on inter-Korean railroad

The rival Koreas are holding high-level talks Monday to discuss further engagement amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea.

Flash floods kill at least 7 people in southwest France

Flash floods have left several people dead in southwest France, with roads swept away and streams become raging torrents as the equivalent of several months of rain fell overnight, authorities said Monday.

Trump to visit Florida, Georgia; search ongoing for missing

The death toll from Michael’s destructive march from Florida to Virginia stood at 17.

Canadians widely unaware of accomplishments of famous women, poll suggests

A new poll suggests Canadians have a lot to learn about the accomplishments of some of the country’s most famous women.

Most Read