James “Haitian Devastation” Pratt is scheduled to vie with Oliver Vadja for the West Coast MMA bantamweight championship on Feb. 18.
The Comox Valley Boxing Club Bulldog competitor’s big bout is set for the Red Robinson Show Theatre in Coquitlam as part of the Seeing Red II card.
Tickets are on sale through ticketmaster.ca (604-280-4444) or at the Red Robinson Theatre box office.
The Komoux Masters Real Baseball League will hold its annual winter meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Investors Group office in the Safeway mall.
KMRBL commissioner Jake Plante notes all teams must be represented at this meeting.
Meanwhile, there’s a new real baseball league starting up for men 18 and over. Registrations are now being accepted. Check out the details on page 26.
The Chimo Gymnastics Club’s 11th annual PJ Party Competitive Meet is coming up on Feb. 12-13. Chimo athletes will be joined by gymnasts from throughout the Island and Lower Mainland for this popular event.
Spectators are welcome to watch from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
“Come on out to the Comox Recreation Centre and support your local athletes,” a Chimo spokesperson said.
LET ‘EM FLY
The Comox Legion is hosting a Ladies Open Darts Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 20 with singles and doubles. Entry fee is $7.50 per player per event, with total payout for both events.
There will be prizes for high score and high out and lunch will be available. Check-in is 9:30 a.m. with toe line doubles at 10 a.m. followed by singles. Prepaid registration is at the bar until Feb. 18. For more information, call 250-339-9592 or 250-339-2112.
Former Comox Valley Glacier Kings goalie Cameron Large, now with the Prince George Spruce Kings, is 2-3 through five games played with the Jr. A BCHL squad.
The 18-year-old Large is backing up fellow rookie Kirk Thompson on a P.G. team that sits eighth and last in the Interior Division.
Large, from Nanaimo, has been in the Spruce Kings’ system for the past two years. P.G. is 12-36-0-4 at this point of their season.
THE LAST WORD
“You can sum up this sport [boxing] in two words: ‘You never know.’” – Lou Duva