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Quw’utsun FC improves to 2-0

Five different players score in win over Peninsula

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Cowichan LMG’s Michael Fusick plows through a Nanaimo defender during last Friday’s game at the Sherman Road turf. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Depth a concern for Cowichan LMG

Div. 1 club expecting reinforcements soon

Cowichan LMG’s Michael Fusick plows through a Nanaimo defender during last Friday’s game at the Sherman Road turf. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The Cowichan Steelheads’ Jesus Martinez (left) and the Cowichan 49ers’ Daryl Rodgers chase down the ball during Saturday night’s all-Cowichan clash at the Sherman Road turf. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan masters derby takes unexpected turn

Soccer commnity comes together in midst of battle

The Cowichan Steelheads’ Jesus Martinez (left) and the Cowichan 49ers’ Daryl Rodgers chase down the ball during Saturday night’s all-Cowichan clash at the Sherman Road turf. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Mikael Seymour played out in the Fury’s season opener at the Sherman Road turf (pictured), then earned the win as goalie when the team visited Lakehill last weekend. (Brook Lisson photo)

Cowichan Fury too much for Hooligans

Alex Smith scores two in first win for Div. 3 club

Mikael Seymour played out in the Fury’s season opener at the Sherman Road turf (pictured), then earned the win as goalie when the team visited Lakehill last weekend. (Brook Lisson photo)
Cowichan’s George Thomas and a Gorge player both go for the ball during a masters soccer clash at the Sherman Road turf on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Achurch, Cowichan 49ers shut down Gorge

Both teams were scoreless on Saturday until the 65th minute

Cowichan’s George Thomas and a Gorge player both go for the ball during a masters soccer clash at the Sherman Road turf on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The Cowichan Steelheads’ Dan Hudson keeps the ball away from a UVic Alumni player during last Saturday’s game. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Steelheads take a big step in loss to UVic

Masters team improves, anticipates match against 49ers

The Cowichan Steelheads’ Dan Hudson keeps the ball away from a UVic Alumni player during last Saturday’s game. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Quw’utsun FC’s Devin Jack (21) keeps his balance as he winds between two Vic West defenders during last Sunday’s Div. 3 match at Si’em Lelum Field. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Quw’utsun prevails in soccer home opener

2-0 win over Vic West gets Div. 3 team off to good start

Quw’utsun FC’s Devin Jack (21) keeps his balance as he winds between two Vic West defenders during last Sunday’s Div. 3 match at Si’em Lelum Field. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
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Cowichan LMG opens with loss

Cowichan will look to bounce back in home opener

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The Cowichan Fury’s Patrick Foley absorbs a foot-stomp as he battles a Vic West Casuals player for the ball during last Saturday’s game. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Fury draw even with Vic West Casuals

Connor Crichton scores lone goal in Div. 3 home opener

The Cowichan Fury’s Patrick Foley absorbs a foot-stomp as he battles a Vic West Casuals player for the ball during last Saturday’s game. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Stu Barker controls the ball for the Cowichan 49ers during last Saturday’s loss to UVic Alumni. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan’s 49ers and Steelheads fall in masters openers

Both Cowichan O35 soccer clubs held scoreless

Stu Barker controls the ball for the Cowichan 49ers during last Saturday’s loss to UVic Alumni. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
The Cowichan 49ers’ Darren Meiner battles a UVic Alumni player during the Tony Grover Cup championship match at Westhills Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 19. (Kelly Wallace photo)
The Cowichan 49ers’ Darren Meiner battles a UVic Alumni player during the Tony Grover Cup championship match at Westhills Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 19. (Kelly Wallace photo)
The Cowichan 49ers’ Todd Vass gets in the way of a UVic Alumni shot during the Tony Grover Cup championship match at Westhills Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 19. (Kelly Wallace photo)

Cowichan’s 49ers just miss fourth Grover Cup

Since the 49ers were founded, the team had never lost a Tony Grover Cup final

The Cowichan 49ers’ Todd Vass gets in the way of a UVic Alumni shot during the Tony Grover Cup championship match at Westhills Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 19. (Kelly Wallace photo)
Matt Arnett of the Cowichan 49ers dribbles past a Vic West player during the team’s last game, way back on Feb. 29.

Adult soccer on the way back, starting with Grover Cup final

2020-21 season will start weekend of Sept. 25

Matt Arnett of the Cowichan 49ers dribbles past a Vic West player during the team’s last game, way back on Feb. 29.

CVSA working out details for fall soccer season

Registration open until Sept. 19 for youth players

Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Leonard Owusu reacts after missing a shot on goal as Seattle Sounders defender Shane O’Neill, left, watches during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Seattle Sounders blank Whitecaps 3-0 at MLS is Back Tournament

MLS champs cruise past depleted Vancouver squad

Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Leonard Owusu reacts after missing a shot on goal as Seattle Sounders defender Shane O’Neill, left, watches during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Sunday, July 19, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
Vancouver Whitecaps players including Patrick Metcalfe (centre) work out in a gym in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Monday, July 13, 2020. Vancouver’s wait ended at the MLS is Back Tournament against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 15. Vancouver, the last team to see action, was originally slated to open July 9 against FC Dallas but the game was scrapped when Dallas withdrew due to a rash of COVID-19 positive tests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-MLS Mandatory Credit

Whitecaps fall 4-3 to Earthquakes at MLS is Back tournament

Vancouver side gives up 2-0 and 3-1 leads in wild tilt against San Jose

Vancouver Whitecaps players including Patrick Metcalfe (centre) work out in a gym in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Monday, July 13, 2020. Vancouver’s wait ended at the MLS is Back Tournament against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 15. Vancouver, the last team to see action, was originally slated to open July 9 against FC Dallas but the game was scrapped when Dallas withdrew due to a rash of COVID-19 positive tests. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-MLS Mandatory Credit
The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)

B.C.’s Pacwest conference cancels all fall sports

Men’s and women’s soccer, golf, volleyball and basketball will not compete until 2021

The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)
Theresa Bodger presents soccer coach Glen Martin with the Albin & Georgina Falt Memorial Coaches’ Recognition Award, named after her parents, for 2019-20. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Martin the recipient of coaches’ recognition award

Remarkable soccer success during a 28-year run

Theresa Bodger presents soccer coach Glen Martin with the Albin & Georgina Falt Memorial Coaches’ Recognition Award, named after her parents, for 2019-20. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Quinton Thorne comes up with a hair-raising knockdown late in Quw’utsun FC’s loss to Gorge at Rotary Park last Thursday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Quw’utsun FC eliminated from Pearkes Cup play

Club’s debut season in VISL a success

Quinton Thorne comes up with a hair-raising knockdown late in Quw’utsun FC’s loss to Gorge at Rotary Park last Thursday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Ryan Fusick and the Cowichan 49ers had their Tony Grover Cup semifinal match against Cordova Bay on Saturday cancelled due to COVID-19. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Soccer season on hold due to COVID-19

Cowichan teams waiting to hear about cup and provincial games

Ryan Fusick and the Cowichan 49ers had their Tony Grover Cup semifinal match against Cordova Bay on Saturday cancelled due to COVID-19. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)