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Jesse Grass of the Cowichan Steelheads stops the ball before a Vic West player can get to it during Cowichan’s 1-0 win on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Steelheads pull out a win, 49ers blow it in the wind

The Cowichan Steelheads salvaged three points out of a lacking effort on…

Jesse Grass of the Cowichan Steelheads stops the ball before a Vic West player can get to it during Cowichan’s 1-0 win on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan’s Joeleen Achurch scores in a home game at Evans Park earlier this season. (Citizen file)

Cowichan Cougars edged on stormy night

Many Island games shut down, but O30 women forge ahead

Cowichan’s Joeleen Achurch scores in a home game at Evans Park earlier this season. (Citizen file)
Govinda Innes clears the ball from the defensive zone during a recent Cowichan LMG home game. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Stuck at home by flood, LMG regroups to battle Bays

Cowichan’s trip to Powell River is postponed

Govinda Innes clears the ball from the defensive zone during a recent Cowichan LMG home game. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan 49ers striker Matt Arnett connects on a penalty kick against Cordova Bay on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan 49ers lock up second place, provincial berth

Steelheads still in the running for third

Cowichan 49ers striker Matt Arnett connects on a penalty kick against Cordova Bay on Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Nicola Mawson (second from left) hits a half-volley for Cowichan United’s game-winner against Gorge United on Friday, while Sam Walker (13) provides support. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan United bounces back to beat Gorge

Cowichan has big second half under driving rain

Nicola Mawson (second from left) hits a half-volley for Cowichan United’s game-winner against Gorge United on Friday, while Sam Walker (13) provides support. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185

VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185

The 36-year-old from Burnaby, B.C., was playing in her 290th career game for Canada

VIDEO: Canada’s Christine Sinclair breaks world scoring record with goal No. 185
Seen here in a game last fall, Johnny Williams had a natural hat trick as Quw’utsun romped to an 8-1 win over Lakehill on Sunday. (Citizen file)

Quw’utsun FC crushes Lakehill

Two hat tricks in 8-1 rout

Seen here in a game last fall, Johnny Williams had a natural hat trick as Quw’utsun romped to an 8-1 win over Lakehill on Sunday. (Citizen file)
Cowichan LMG last hoisted the Jackson Cup in 2016. (Citizen file)

Soccer draws a mixed bag for Cowichan teams

LMG aims for Jackson Cup, masters teams will meet in play-in game

Cowichan LMG last hoisted the Jackson Cup in 2016. (Citizen file)
Soccer falls to snow in battle for Island fields

Soccer falls to snow in battle for Island fields

Cowichan teams have matches postponed

Soccer falls to snow in battle for Island fields
Vancouver Island’s brand new professional soccer team Pacific FC opened their 2019 pre-season with a four-day training session in Tofino. The team played soccer at Mackenzie Beach and Wickaninnish Community School. (Pacific FC Photo)

Vancouver Island’s soccer team takes shape in Tofino

New Canadian Premier League Pacific Football Club wants to be a team for people from Sooke to Tofino

Vancouver Island’s brand new professional soccer team Pacific FC opened their 2019 pre-season with a four-day training session in Tofino. The team played soccer at Mackenzie Beach and Wickaninnish Community School. (Pacific FC Photo)
B.C. youth soccer coach suspended following allegations made in blog post

B.C. youth soccer coach suspended following allegations made in blog post

Allegations “are of the deepest concern” to South Surrey/White Rock youth soccer club

B.C. youth soccer coach suspended following allegations made in blog post
Defender Tyler Hughes scored twice on Tuesday night as Cowichan dismantled Comox 9-1. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

LMG blows out Comox in league finale

Cowichan ends season with 9-1 victory

Defender Tyler Hughes scored twice on Tuesday night as Cowichan dismantled Comox 9-1. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Stu Barker and his Cowichan LMG teammates lift the Jackson Cup following their win in 2016. (Citizen file)

Cowichan teams take aim at cups

LMG looks for fifth Jackson Cup, 49ers look for first Tony Grover Cup

Stu Barker and his Cowichan LMG teammates lift the Jackson Cup following their win in 2016. (Citizen file)
Cooper Barry and Cowichan LMG were edged 3-2 by Vic West last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

LMG falls to Vic West

Cowichan Div. 1 team loses in penultimate league game

Cooper Barry and Cowichan LMG were edged 3-2 by Vic West last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Stu Barker scored two goals for the Cowichan 49ers in a 3-0 win over UVic Alumni in their final league game of the season last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Niners come just short of league title

First-year team just misses first place in Masters A

Stu Barker scored two goals for the Cowichan 49ers in a 3-0 win over UVic Alumni in their final league game of the season last Saturday. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Luca Klotz pushes past an opposing player late in Cowichan LMG’s 6-3 loss to Bays United at the Sherman Road turf on Tuesday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan LMG beaten by desperate Bays United

With league title clinched, Cowichan falls to a team down to its last gasp

Luca Klotz pushes past an opposing player late in Cowichan LMG’s 6-3 loss to Bays United at the Sherman Road turf on Tuesday night. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Cowichan LMG’s Anton Bucher, pictured in a game earlier this season, was one of the team’s top performers in the Jackson Cup semifinal against Gorge United last Saturday. (Todd Blumel photo)

Cowichan LMG returns to Jackson Cup final

Cowichan’s Div. 1 soccer team reaches seventh Island championship game in eight years

Cowichan LMG’s Anton Bucher, pictured in a game earlier this season, was one of the team’s top performers in the Jackson Cup semifinal against Gorge United last Saturday. (Todd Blumel photo)