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Vancouver Canucks’ Kyle Burroughs (middle) celebrates with teammates Tyler Myers (left) and Elias Pettersson after scoring a goal against the Winnipeg Jets during second period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
Vancouver Canucks’ Kyle Burroughs (middle) celebrates with teammates Tyler Myers (left) and Elias Pettersson after scoring a goal against the Winnipeg Jets during second period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Rich Lam
Canada’s Ghislaine Landry runs the ball during rugby sevens action against Spain at the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series at Westhills Stadium in Langford, B.C., Sunday, April 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Canadian rugby sevens captain Ghislaine Landry calls an end to stellar career

Canada rugby sevens captain Ghislaine Landry, the all-time leading scorer among women…

Canada’s Ghislaine Landry runs the ball during rugby sevens action against Spain at the HSBC Women’s Sevens Series at Westhills Stadium in Langford, B.C., Sunday, April 17, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
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BCHL postpones eight games due to flooding

The homes of the Chilliwack Chiefs and Merritt Centennials have been particularly hard hit

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The peewee Cowichan Bulldogs celebrate their silver medal win at the Island championships. (Jen Laver photo)

Peewee Cowichan Bulldogs take Island silver

9-man football provincials still to come for ‘Dogs

The peewee Cowichan Bulldogs celebrate their silver medal win at the Island championships. (Jen Laver photo)
The Duncan Christian Chargers celebrate winning silver at the Island senior girls single-A volleyball championships. (Submitted by Duncan Christian School)
The Duncan Christian Chargers celebrate winning silver at the Island senior girls single-A volleyball championships. (Submitted by Duncan Christian School)
Duncan Christian’s junior boys won the Central Island volleyball championship prior to competing at Islands. (Submitted by Duncan Christian School)
Duncan Christian’s junior boys won the Central Island volleyball championship prior to competing at Islands. (Submitted by Duncan Christian School)
Mike Minckler was a standout in the midfield for the Cowichan 49ers against JDF Pacific last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Barker and Cowichan 49ers together atop the O35 table

Scoring sensation leads league, just like his team does

Mike Minckler was a standout in the midfield for the Cowichan 49ers against JDF Pacific last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Parkrunners have a blast during the Nov. 13 run. (Claire Curtis photo)

Shawnigan Hills parkrun report for Nov. 13

All 20 runners finish before the skies open

Parkrunners have a blast during the Nov. 13 run. (Claire Curtis photo)
Members of the Duncan Stingrays senior group, from left: Anna Fairweather, Kate Schultz, Evan Hales, Kailie MacGregor and Malcolm Blackburn. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Bennett Cup a test of training for Duncan Stingrays

Eight swimmers compete among the best from Island and Mainland

Members of the Duncan Stingrays senior group, from left: Anna Fairweather, Kate Schultz, Evan Hales, Kailie MacGregor and Malcolm Blackburn. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Selena Jack receives a throw-in from a Cowichan United teammate late in her team’s win over Gorge at the Sherman Road turf last Sunday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Selena Jack receives a throw-in from a Cowichan United teammate late in her team’s win over Gorge at the Sherman Road turf last Sunday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Left from right, Isaiah, Mike and Lucas Dash with the trophies Mike won. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)

32 years later, Island racer clocks first Western Speedway win — at track’s finish

Mike Dash says he’ll be sad when the Western Speedway closes, where he’s been racing since 1989

Left from right, Isaiah, Mike and Lucas Dash with the trophies Mike won. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Lake Cowichan U15 player Gavin Merrick fires a shot at the Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ net during the Lakers’ home tournament earlier this month. (Jody Friday photo)

U15 Lake Cowichan Lakers strike silver at home tournament

Ollie Fawcett and Cruz Scheffer record hat tricks during tourney

Lake Cowichan U15 player Gavin Merrick fires a shot at the Alberni Valley Bulldogs’ net during the Lakers’ home tournament earlier this month. (Jody Friday photo)
Capitals forward Colten Thompson watches the puck beat Nanaimo Clippers goalie Austin Spiridakis after scoring on a breakaway last Wednesday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Capitals can’t catch a break in Powell River

‘We have little breakdowns and it’s in our net’

Capitals forward Colten Thompson watches the puck beat Nanaimo Clippers goalie Austin Spiridakis after scoring on a breakaway last Wednesday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Blaze Roberts moves the ball during a Cowichan LMG’s match earlier this season. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Shortstaffed Cowichan LMG outmatched by Vic West

Coach and players not unhappy with performance

Blaze Roberts moves the ball during a Cowichan LMG’s match earlier this season. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Above: Cowichan Secondary’s Lea Rilli shoots the ball past a Gleneagle defender during a round-robin game at the provincial championships last week. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Secondary finishes fourth at field hockey provincials

Cow High edged by Churchill in battle for bronze medal

Above: Cowichan Secondary’s Lea Rilli shoots the ball past a Gleneagle defender during a round-robin game at the provincial championships last week. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green, back, stands on the bench behind Brock Boeser, from left to right, Jason Dickinson, Juho Lammikko, of Finland, and Tyler Motte during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche in Vancouver, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green, back, stands on the bench behind Brock Boeser, from left to right, Jason Dickinson, Juho Lammikko, of Finland, and Tyler Motte during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche in Vancouver, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A banner honouring Nick Collins hangs in Kerry Park Arena. The Islanders’ annual Nick Collins Game was played at the arena on Saturday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

‘There was somebody definitely watching out for our players’

Kerry Park Islanders players escape serious injury in accident following Nick Collins Game

A banner honouring Nick Collins hangs in Kerry Park Arena. The Islanders’ annual Nick Collins Game was played at the arena on Saturday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Lake Cowichan Kraken forward Mitchell Billings faces off with a Nanaimo Buccaneers forward during last Sunday’s game at the Cowichan Lake Sports Arena. (Kevin Rothbauer/Gazette)
Lake Cowichan Kraken forward Mitchell Billings faces off with a Nanaimo Buccaneers forward during last Sunday’s game at the Cowichan Lake Sports Arena. (Kevin Rothbauer/Gazette)
Canada’s Steven Vitória (5) and Mexico’s Orbelin Pineda Alvarado (10) via for the ball during World Cup Qualifiers in Edmonton, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Canada’s Steven Vitória (5) and Mexico’s Orbelin Pineda Alvarado (10) via for the ball during World Cup Qualifiers in Edmonton, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson