B.C. Games

Mike Keenan, president of the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games, and vice-president Tom Bowen put up one of two event flags outside Maple Ridge city hall Monday. (THE NEWS files)

Province gives Maple Ridge $125,000 BC Games legacy

Also announces Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award

 

Ava Wimbush races at the BC Winter Games in Fort St. John Feb. 20 -23. Submitted photo

BV nordic skiers shine at BC Games

Ava Wimbush leads local athletes with two silver medals

  • Mar 11, 2020

 

The Municipality of North Cowichan has been invited by the BC Games Society to lead an application from the Cowichan valley to host another BC Games. Pictured is gymnast Brooklyn Stobbe and bowler Jenny Scholefield bringing in the torch to begin the 100-day countdown to the 2018 B.C. Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (File photo)

Cowichan Valley invited to bid to host another BC Games

BC Games Society invites North Cowichan to apply

The Municipality of North Cowichan has been invited by the BC Games Society to lead an application from the Cowichan valley to host another BC Games. Pictured is gymnast Brooklyn Stobbe and bowler Jenny Scholefield bringing in the torch to begin the 100-day countdown to the 2018 B.C. Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley. (File photo)
Agassiz speed skater Mya Onos competed in five events during the 2020 B.C. games in Fort St. John this past weekend. (File photo)

B.C. GAMES: Agassiz speed skater breaks through top 10 three times

Mya Onos competed with top speed skaters in province

  • Feb 26, 2020
Agassiz speed skater Mya Onos competed in five events during the 2020 B.C. games in Fort St. John this past weekend. (File photo)
Agassiz speed skater Mya Onos competed in five events during the 2020 B.C. games in Fort St. John this past weekend. (File photo)

B.C. GAMES: Agassiz speed skater breaks through top 10 three times

Mya Onos competed with top speed skaters in province

  • Feb 26, 2020
Agassiz speed skater Mya Onos competed in five events during the 2020 B.C. games in Fort St. John this past weekend. (File photo)

B.C. GAMES: Agassiz speed skater breaks through top 10 three times

Mya Onos competed with top speed skaters in province

  • Feb 24, 2020
Preparations are underway for the 55+ BC Games. (BC Games Society)

Langley’s 55-plus community urged to compete in BC Games

The list of sports for the September games has been announced

  • Feb 18, 2020
Preparations are underway for the 55+ BC Games. (BC Games Society)
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Five Cowichan Valley athletes off to BC Games

BC Winter Games run Feb. 20-23 in Fort St. John

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Roxy Coatesworth has qualified for the BC Games for the first time, and potentially her only time, making this a once in a lifetime experience for the young skier. (Lesley Chisholm Photography)

Trio of Golden athletes headed to BC Games in Fort St. John

The three athletes will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete at the BC Games

  • Feb 11, 2020
Roxy Coatesworth has qualified for the BC Games for the first time, and potentially her only time, making this a once in a lifetime experience for the young skier. (Lesley Chisholm Photography)
Four members of Varsity Performance Karate (left to right), Anika Ocean Elliott, Tanya Crowle, Olivia Brodie and Ella Crowle will attend the BC Winter Games in Fort St. John from Feb. 20-23. (Photo provided by Tanya Crowle)

Saanich karate kid to represent Vancouver Island at upcoming BC Games

Three other club members to attend as coach, officials

  • Feb 9, 2020
Four members of Varsity Performance Karate (left to right), Anika Ocean Elliott, Tanya Crowle, Olivia Brodie and Ella Crowle will attend the BC Winter Games in Fort St. John from Feb. 20-23. (Photo provided by Tanya Crowle)
Hundreds of young gymnastics from around B.C. began their competitive season at the Langley Invitational on the Dec. 7 weekend, hosted by Langley Gymnastics Foundation (LGF) at the Langley Events Centre (LEC) fieldhouse. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: First major gymnastics meet of the season, is for some, a quest for a B.C. Games berth

Event hosted by Langley Gymnastics Foundation (LGF) drew 300 athletes from around B.C.

Hundreds of young gymnastics from around B.C. began their competitive season at the Langley Invitational on the Dec. 7 weekend, hosted by Langley Gymnastics Foundation (LGF) at the Langley Events Centre (LEC) fieldhouse. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Ridge Meadows Racers Finley Ludeman followed by Matthias Daniels. (Photo by Michael Mong)

Ridge Meadows speed skater qualifies for BC Games

Matthias Daniels wins zone qualifier

  • Nov 19, 2019
Ridge Meadows Racers Finley Ludeman followed by Matthias Daniels. (Photo by Michael Mong)
Burns Lake wins medals at BC Games

Burns Lake wins medals at BC Games

The dozen Burns Lake competitors who went south to Kelowna for the 55+ BC Games brought home an impressive set of medals. Doug Montaldi won bronze in the Men's 60-64 1,500 metre race walk and in the 5,000 metre power walk. John Barth won gold in the men's 70-74 1,500 metre race walk and in the 5,000 metre power walk. Sandra Barth took home bronze in the women's 70-74 1,500 metre race walk, shot put, 5,000 metre power walk and javelin. Heidi Grant took bronze in the women's 55-59 cross country short course of mountain biking. Karen Ritchey won gold in the men and women 55+ equestrian dressage and in the western dressage, and silver in second level dressage. The Zone 11 participants from the communities between Vanderhoof and Hazelton won 22 medals in total. "The games were well organized, competition was keen and the friendship and sportsmanship was outstanding," as John Barth told Lakes District News. This year's edition of the annual event ran from Sept. 10-14. The 55+ BC Games have been running since 1987. (Submitted photos)

  • Sep 25, 2019
Burns Lake wins medals at BC Games
Sven Donaldson competes in hammer throw during the 55-Plus B.C. Games in Kelowna last week. (Robert Huth/B.C. 55-Plus Games photo)

Nanaimo athletes earn gold, silver, bronze at 55-Plus B.C. Games

Huge contingent of local participants competed in largest-ever 55-Plus B.C. Games in Kelowna

  • Sep 19, 2019
Sven Donaldson competes in hammer throw during the 55-Plus B.C. Games in Kelowna last week. (Robert Huth/B.C. 55-Plus Games photo)
The West Kootenay Sixers slo-pitch team, which included several Nelson athletes, took silver at the 55-plus B.C. Games in Kelowna last weekend. Photo submitted

Don Currie, local athletes win medal haul at 55-plus B.C. Games

Slocan's Currie took home seven gold medals in track and field

The West Kootenay Sixers slo-pitch team, which included several Nelson athletes, took silver at the 55-plus B.C. Games in Kelowna last weekend. Photo submitted
Veteran pickle ball players Tracey and Peter Tinkess battle it out against Veikko Paivenen and Rick Abbott at the BC Games 55+ Try It Day in West Fraser Timber Park. (Heather Norman)

The torch has been lit for the +55 BC Games

Volunteers are still needed

  • Jun 23, 2019
Veteran pickle ball players Tracey and Peter Tinkess battle it out against Veikko Paivenen and Rick Abbott at the BC Games 55+ Try It Day in West Fraser Timber Park. (Heather Norman)
Veteran pickle ball players Tracey and Peter Tinkess battle it out against Veikko Paivenen and Rick Abbott at the BC Games 55+ Try It Day in West Fraser Timber Park. (Heather Norman)

The torch has been lit in Kelowna for the +55 BC Games

Volunteers are still needed

  • Jun 23, 2019
Veteran pickle ball players Tracey and Peter Tinkess battle it out against Veikko Paivenen and Rick Abbott at the BC Games 55+ Try It Day in West Fraser Timber Park. (Heather Norman)
Special Olympics B.C. Games a huge hit

Special Olympics B.C. Games a huge hit

Winter Games in Vernon an overwhelming success for 800 athletes/coaches, 1,000-plus volunteers

  • Feb 24, 2019
Special Olympics B.C. Games a huge hit
Special Olympics B.C. Games wrap in Vernon

Special Olympics B.C. Games wrap in Vernon

Games an overwhelming success for 800 athletes/coaches, 1,000-plus volunteers

  • Feb 24, 2019
Special Olympics B.C. Games wrap in Vernon